Camp Creideamh has been running since 2016 and 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 2nd(arriving in the evening) – Sat 8th June 2019.
Girls Camp: Sun 9th (arriving in the evening) – Sat 15th June 2019
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 camp has a high standard kitchen and chalets for sleeping. The camp has its own chapel and soccer pitch.
– 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..
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 Spiritual Director: Fr Eamon Roche, Diocese of Cloyne, CC Midleton.
The camp has a number of leaders; see list of leaders on this website:www.campcreideamh.ie.
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.
Please visit the camp website: www.campcreideamh.ie and there you will find a booking form.