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  • The Value of Catholic School

The Value of Catholic School

Take it from me who went to Catholic school Kindergarten through 8th grade.  I could not wait to wear my own clothes, compete in sports in public school, and not go to mass more than once a week. I can remember my sisters asking my mom, “Do we have to [...]

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Free T-Shirts from CHWC

Free T-Shirts from CHWC

CHWC is giving away bundles of free t-shirts for your youth ministry program to use any way you would like. Utilize them in your fundraising, as a thank you for those who support your ministry, for youth group incentives, or to promote your youth ministry. Simply call our home office [...]

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5 Great Fundraising Ideas for CHWC

5 Great Fundraising Ideas for CHWC

Mission trips are beautiful opportunities to spread the Good News to the poor, elderly, and handicapped and show them Christ’s love. The difficult part is that these mission trips are not free; the participants must raise money for their entire trip’s expenses. The neat part of raising funds is that [...]

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6 types of people you are guaranteed to see at CHWC

6 types of people you are guaranteed to see at CHWC

1. The Selfie Pro You know this type, and every camp has one. This camper will photo-document your whole week, every program, every car trip, every fresh coat of paint… all of their insta followers NEED to know about it. Always be ready for a photo-op, even when you look your [...]

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Top 6 – Amazing road trip games

Top 6 – Amazing road trip games

The CHWC Road Trip! It’s the best time of the year, time to go to Catholic Heart Work Camp for a week of service, prayer, and fun. But some of you might have a long trip ahead, and you need to make every second of this road trip with your youth [...]

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Letter from a former reluctant camper

Letter from a former reluctant camper

This isn’t going to work. How could it? My mind is made up. I’m done with God. If it wasn’t for my mom practically begging me and my former youth minister’s persistence, I wouldn’t be at Catholic Heart Workcamp right now. I tried to explain to them it’s a waste of their breath and [...]

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How to get the most out of a Homily

How to get the most out of a Homily

Every Catholic has been there. The Gospel finishes, we dutifully recite, “Praise to You, Lord Jesus Christ,” and as we take our seats for the homily, we zone out. Growing up, I looked at the homily as a halftime break. After all the standing and singing and listening to readings, I [...]

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Looking for Summer Staff Members

Looking for Summer Staff Members

Do you want to have the greatest summer of your life? Be a CHWC Summer Staff Member! This will be a summer you will never forget. 4, 6, and 7 week tours are available. Go to http://heartworkcamp.com/staff for more details. Deadline for all applicants is February 1st. Don't miss out! [...]

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Thanks for a Great Year

Thanks for a Great Year

We would like to thank every participant, adult, and youth minister for making 2015 a great year for CHWC. We would also like to thank all the social agencies we work with all over the county we could not do the work we do without you. We are also thankful [...]

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11 Signs That You Went To CHWC

11 Signs That You Went To CHWC

Because it can be fun to serve others Whitney Markwica in The List on Nov 24, 2015 [...]

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