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 unshowered, paint covered, sleep [...]

6 types of people you are guaranteed to see at CHWC2016-03-08T20:29:20-04:00

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 group friends count! Of [...]

Top 6 – Amazing road trip games2016-02-25T21:41:42-04:00

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 a [...]

Letter from a former reluctant camper2016-02-04T19:02:02-04:00

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 could relax and sit [...]

How to get the most out of a Homily2016-01-20T11:23:46-04:00

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 for more details. Deadline for all applicants is February 1st. Don't miss out!

Looking for Summer Staff Members2016-01-06T16:37:31-04:00

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 for all of our managers [...]

Thanks for a Great Year2016-01-01T16:41:02-04:00

11 Signs That You Went To CHWC


Because it can be fun to serve others Whitney Markwica in The List on Nov 24, 2015 CHWC, or Catholic Heart Work Camp, is a place where hundreds of teens go every summer to help those less fortunate than themselves. While community service sounds like a punishment to a lot of people, anyone who went [...]

11 Signs That You Went To CHWC2015-12-02T20:48:09-04:00

2016 Theme Announced


BESIEGE…with Love Let your heart be captured by God’s love through service to others! This summer come and surround your youth group with new friends, amazing fun, and service that changes communities. Our God pursues us relentlessly and desires to BESIEGE us with His love and mercy. Surrender, let go, and let God. Join Catholic [...]

2016 Theme Announced2015-11-09T18:06:12-04:00

Camp Evaluation


If you went to CHWC 2015 we would love to know what you thought. If you have time to answer a few short questions, please fill out this camp evaluation We value your opinion! Thanks!

Camp Evaluation2015-09-16T14:58:54-04:00

Registration Day 2015


Thank you Jesus. Exciting news. As our first week of registration comes to an end our campers #'s are up over 1,000 from last summer. We are grateful to the 7,562 campers and 226 youth groups that signed up this week to be a part of CHWC in the summer of 2016. We still have [...]

Registration Day 20152015-08-16T15:02:43-04:00