Summer Discipleship Camps

Take the Summer Challenge!

Applications are now open for Team Members for Camp Totus Tuus 2018.

Click here to fill out a team application.

Camp Totus Tuus is an immersion experience into the incredible richness of our Catholic faith and the journey to discipleship for Middle School youth. Participants journey through camp in small communities, building relationships while they grow in discipleship. The Camp Totus Tuus team is made up of high school and college students as well as adults who are committed to providing the best possible experience for our campers. Team is asked to report to Camp on Friday, July 13 to help prepare. Other team requirements will be discussed after the team members are in place.

Online registration for campers for Camp Totus Tuus will open April 2018.

Registration for Middle School Camp is $175.00. This fee includes all materials, overnight accommodations, meals & snacks, and t-shirt.  
  • July 15-18, 2017, St. Philip Center, Linesville
  • Open to all girls and guys entering grades 7 or 8 in fall 2018.
Check out our Camp FAQs!  

Please contact Jennifer Durney with questions, or 814-824-1219.  

Who We Are

Catholic Diocese of Erie works in cooperation with other departments within the Office of Education. These include Faith Formation, RCIA, Chastity and NFP, Athletics, etc.

We entrust our work to the Blessed Mother through the intercession of St. John Paul II -- "Totus Tuus!"

Please know of our prayers for the youth of the Erie Diocese and those who minister to them.

Jennifer Durney, OYYAM Coordinator

What We Do

Our mission is to develop young disciples of Jesus Christ. We do this through:

  • Discipleship programming for youth,
  • Opportunities for training, networking, and fellowship for leaders, and
  • Support and resources for young adults.

Our goals are:

  • Encourage leaders become strong mentors,
  • Guide the young church grow toward a deeper relationship with God,
  • Challenge leaders and youth to live an authentically Christian Catholic life,
  • Empower the young church to be bold disciples,
  • Inspire the young church to disciple others.

Who We Serve

The Office of Youth & Young Adult Ministry serves...

  • thirteen counties of Northwestern Pennsylvania
  • a Catholic population of about 222,000
  • geographically the largest diocese in the state
  • covering 10,167 square miles
  • primarily rural, farm lands, fields and forests
  • 1 large city, Erie, and 2 medium metropolitan areas, Sharon & Meadville.
  • 117 parishes and 18 missions,
  • about 184 clergy
  • 326 religious women
  • 8,494 students in elementary, middle and high schools for the 2011-2012 school year;
  • close to 11,750 children and youth in religious ed
Roman Catholic Diocese of Erie
St. Mark Catholic Center | 429 East Grandview Boulevard | Erie, Pennsylvania 16504 | Ph. 814-824-1218 | Fx. 814-824-1239
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