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Catholic Memorial High School
601 East College Avenue
Waukesha, WI 53186
http://www.catholicmemorial.net

     

This camp is a “Next Level” Catholic HEART Workcamp. It is open to those entering the 9th grade in the fall of 2017 and older.

MANAGERS

Kim Westerman
Chwcmilwaukee@gmail.com

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SCHOOL FACTS

  • To Be Announced

WORKSITE INFORMATION

In a city known for its cheese, frozen custard, Marquette University, Miller Brewing Company, Harley Davidson and The Milwaukee Brewers there is much work to be done. The Milwaukee Workcamp is an inner city camp. Our work concentrates in two major areas; helping families who have acquired a home through the Dominican Center for Woman or A.C.T.S. attain repairs, and helping the Senior population of Milwaukee through the Milwaukee Center for Independence and the Interfaith Senior Center. Though the outskirts of Milwaukee are beautiful there is much work to be done with those less fortunate. One group spends a week immersed in the life of the homeless of Milwaukee helping Repairers of the Breach, and outreach ministry to the homeless.

Most of our work is helping inner city people upgrade and renovate their homes. Are work sites are varied in that one might be painting the inside or outside of a house while another might be building a fence for the backyard of a house. We also work with Senior Citizens who are unable to take care of their lawns and property, they are not so much poor as on a fixed income and elderly. the organization we work with has a goal to allow people to stay in their home as long as possible.

There are a few but limited amount of day cares and social centers that we work with.

FREE DAY ACTIVITIES

Six Flags Great America

Six Flags Great America is a world-class family entertainment complex featuring thrill rides, spectacular shows and exciting attractions. In 2004,Six Flags Great America introduces five new rides, including its 13th coaster, and a newly themed Mardi Gras section! 45min from Milwaukee
http://www.sixflags.com/parks/overgeorgia/index.asp 

Adventure Rock Climbing Wall

Adventure Rock, the visionary indoor climbing gym, offers the ultimate indoor climbing adventure. We welcome groups, individuals and parties—come on in! Adventure Rock exists to provide a fun and challenging climbing experience for people of all ages, from novice to experienced climbers.
http://www.adventurerock.com

Noahs Ark Water Park (2hrs from Milwaukee)

Noah’s Ark Family Park is located in Wisconsin Dells, WI. Noah’s Ark offers 70 acres of water activities including: 2 wave pools, 2 endless rivers, 33 waterslides, Flash Flood, Paradise Lagoon Activity Area, 3 Family Raft Rides: Congo Bongo, Kowabunga, Dark Voyage, 4 Black Thunder slides, and many many more.
http://www.noahsarkwaterpark.com

bascilia

Basilica of St. Josaphat

Designed after St. Peter’s in Rome. Built in 1901 by immigrants and craftsmen with materials from a demolished Chicago post office. One of the first churches declared a Basilica in North America. Designated a historical landmark. Donations suggested.
http://www.thebasilica.org

beach

Harrington Beach State Park

636 acres with a mile-long lake Michigan beach to leave you room to be alone with nature.