Camp Brebeuf is a place where year round fun takes place in an environment of
Since 1941 Camp Brébeuf has been
providing young people with an awesome experience of faith and fun in the great
Camp Brébeuf is a year round camp owned and operated by the Catholic Youth
Organization of Hamilton. Our camp is located on 110 acres of forest and stream
in the beautiful town of Rockwood, Ontario, just 25 minutes east of Cambridge (Hespeler). Camp Brebeuf and St Mary of the Visitation
Parish share a special relationship.
At Camp Brebeuf, children, youth and leaders are able to come
together, join as friends and experience their faith as servants of God.
While at Camp Brebeuf, leaders assist the campers in
"challenge by choice" activities, reminding them that trust is key.
Trust in oneself, peers, leaders and God. Here you will find a counselor
assisting their camper, ensuring their safety and allowing them to reach new
Each Fall, the Grade 8 students of
our three parish schools attend an overnight Leadership Camp and our Kids Klub (Grade
5-8) hosts their annual Adventure Day at Camp Brebeuf. These popular events have
been hallmarks of our youth ministry program at St Mary of the Visitation
Our high school youth group (Da Crew)
hosts their annual "Nerve to Serve Retreat" each Fall which provides a
basis for the year's youth programming. Each Spring our "Searching in the
retreat is held at Camp Brebeuf, which provides final preparations
for this important Sacrament.
Camp/March Break Camp
During the summer, Camp Brebeuf is a place for
co-ed camping for students in Grades 1 to 8. One-week residential sessions are
offered during July & August. St Mary of the Visitation Parish also hosts a one-week Day
Camp at Camp Brebeuf during
August. It is a wonderful time of faith and
We also offer a special March Break Day
A special rate just for our
parish has been established which includes daily bus transportation from our
During the summer, several young people (high school and post
secondary school age) from our parish family have worked at Camp Brebeuf as Camp
Counselors, Life Guards, Maintenance and Kitchen Staff members. Check the Camp
Brebeuf website for opportunities to become involved.
Check our site often for updates on our special
relationship with Camp Brebeuf!