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Venango Catholic High School
1505 West First St.
Oil City, PA 16301
http://www.venangocatholic.org

     

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.

MANAGER

Bob Summers
chwc.oilcity@gmail.com

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SCHOOL FACTS

  • Showers- Adult men and Boys at Venango Catholic- 7 showers.
    Adult Ladies at Venango Catholic – 5 showers.
    Teen girls at Venango Clarion Campus 10 showers.
    There are separate times for adults and teens.
  • Program Area- Program Area will be in Venango Clarion Campus- Air Conditioned.
  • Sleeping Arrangements- All Campers Sleeping in Venango Catholic High School- Capacity for 300 campers.

FREE DAY ACTIVITIES

Oil Creek State Park

The Oil Creek Valley is the site of the world’s first commercial oil well. Oil Creek State Park tells the story of the early petroleum industry by interpreting oil boomtowns, oil wells and early transportation. Scenic Oil Creek carves a valley of deep hollows, steep hillsides and wetlands.
http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/findapark/oilcreek

Erie, PA (1hr 20min away)

Waldameer & Water World

Waldameer Park and Water World is an amusement/water park. It is located at the base of Presque Isle. Waldameer is the fourth oldest amusement park in Pennsylvania, and the tenth oldest in the US. The park is admission-free, with a busy midway, well-appointed grounds, and covered picnic facilities. The roller coasters and other major rides require either the display of a paid wristband or the purchase of individual ride tickets.
http://www.waldameer.com

Presque Isle State Park

Presque Isle State Park is a 3,200-acre sandy peninsula that arches into Lake Erie. As Pennsylvania’s only “seashore,” Presque Isle offers its visitors a beautiful coastline and many recreational activities, including swimming, boating, fishing, hiking, bicycling and in-line skating.
http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/findapark/presqueisle

Pittsburgh, PA (2hrs away)

Kennywood Amusement Park

Pittsburghers have an undying affection for this West Mifflin jewel. Kennywood is located about 6 miles from downtown Pittsburgh and has 32 major rides, including 3 wooden roller coasters, a steel coaster, a water coaster, refreshment stands, a cafeteria and shaded picnic groves. There is live entertainment throughout the day. Parking is free.
http://www.kennywood.com