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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 CHWC2019-08-13T11:16:39-04:00

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 camper2019-08-13T11:16:39-04:00

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 Homily2019-08-13T11:16:39-04:00

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 Year2019-08-13T11:16:39-04:00

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 CHWC2019-08-13T11:16:39-04:00