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Camp Creideamh, Teenage Faith Camp, Knockadoon, 2017

Sun Jun 4th 2017 @ 6:00 pm - Sat Jun 17th 2017 @ 1:00 pm

Camp Creideamh is a Catholic Summer Faith Camp for teenagers based in Knockadoon (East Cork).

The camp is a one week (6 nights), stay-on-site, full-board camp in the pictureque sea-side village of Knockadoon (near Youghal) in East Cork for teenagers (post-primary school age).

The camp will serve as a week of fun, friendship and growing in faith: activities include various sports, canoeing, swimming, hillwalking, music, catechesis and prayer.

The dates of the camp are:

Boys Camp: Sun 4th (arriving in the evening) – Sat 10th June 2017 (departing in the afternoon of the 10th).
Girls Camp: Sun 11th (arriving in the evening) – Sat 17th June 2017 (departing in the afternoon of the 10th).


About the Camp Venue in Knockadoon

The camp is an initiative of Cloyne Diocese that will utilise a premises that is owned and maintained by the Order of Friars Preachers (Dominicans) in Ireland under the patronage of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Queen of the most Holy Rosary and St Dominic. It is situated in one of the most beautiful and picturesque areas of Ireland, a short distance from the town of Youghal on the east coast of Cork. It is an area of great natural beauty with scenic walking tracks and magnificent views of the Atlantic coast. The campe has a high standard kitchen and chalets for sleeping. The camp has its own chapel and soccer pitch.


Activities of Camp Creideamh

– Hillwalking
– Various Sports (Table Tennis, Basketball, GAA, Soccer, Pool, Frisbee)
– Swimming/Canoeing (Life Guard dependent)
– Catechesis (Lessons on Catholic Faith)
– Prayer (Morning and Evening)
– Holy Mass
– Confession available
– Movies, Quiz, Arts and Crafts, plus lots more..


A word from Bishop William Crean and Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan

Bishop Crean: “Camp Creideamh is designed to be a week where young teenage boys can experience fun activities in a coastal seaside village in East Cork. Mixing outdoor activities such as sports, hillwalking, arts and crafts and faith learning, I heartily endorse this summer camp.”

Bishop Cullinan: Well done on this initiative. It is exactly the kind of formation which is needed. May God bless it abundantly.


Camp Personnel

Knockadoon Camp Director: Fr Maurice Colgan OP.
Camp Spiritual Director: Fr Eamon Roche, Diocese of Cloyne, CC Midleton.
Program Co-Ordinator: Ms Geraldine Heffernan.
The camp has a number of leaders; see list of leaders on this
The camp has two dedicate chefs, plus a team of eight leaders to facilitate camp activities.

To make an inquiry please telephone Fr Eamon Roche on 086 9972539.

To Book:

Please visit the camp website: and there you will find a booking form.


Sun Jun 4th 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Sat Jun 17th 2017 @ 1:00 pm
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Knockadoon Co. Cork Ireland
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