Life Teen Summer Camp Essay Contest​


Date: August 2nd - August 8th, 2020
Grades: Incoming 9th & 10th graders
Cost: $625

What is it? Covecrest is a week-long summer camp designed especially for high school students located in the North Georgia Mountains in Tiger, GA. Summer camp at Covecrest is an incredible opportunity for your teen to encounter God working in their life and develop friendships with other teens.

For over 15 years, LifeTeen has provided experiences at summer camp where high school teens are able to be free and confident in themselves, develop new friendships with other teens from their parish, and encounter God working in their lives. This is the summer that your teen will begin to experience a bigger and better life than you ever thought possible.


Application Essay?

Yes, there is an application process. We have reserved 11 spots, which is phenomenal. Please take advantage of it and apply. The Application can be found below. When selecting participants, one’s participating in OLPH Youth Ministry programs will also be considered in addition to the essay answers. Application due March 25th.

Travel Plans?

The group will plan to fly out together with one male and one female adult chaperone, who will be attending the camp. No additional expense for traveling tickets.


High & low ropes challenge course, Messy Games, Obstacle Courses, Art Barn, Frisbee, Volleyball, Basketball, Rosary Walk, Stations of the Cross & much more.



Helping teens grow closer to Christ, but also grow closer together as a parish. No teen can register by themselves, a big focus is Parish-based Discipleship



Scenic waterfall, big open fields for play, brand new meeting spaces & Chapel, Tempur-pedic mattresses, professional chef, dynamic leadership teams & more.

Why should you send you teen to camp? 

To help them have an unforgettable summer camp experience with the classic camp elements, paired with the beauty of the Catholic faith, that will help them learn about, grow in, and take ownership of their faith, while growing closer to the rest of their parish, in a safe environment that encourages teens to be teens, and let down any walls they’ve built up. 

What does a day of camp look like? 


Hour of Mercy: 7:30-8:30am

-Confession available every morning


Morning Praise: 8:30am

-start the day with scripture reflection


Breakfast: 9am


Group Activity: 10am-12pm

-session, ropes, rafting, etc. 


Lunch: 1pm


Group Activity Cont: 2pm-4pm


Downtime to relax: 4pm-5pm


Mass: 5pm


Dinner: 6pm


Nightly Session: 7pm

- Praise and worship music, a talk from the host, small group discussion & more


Snack Chat with Parish: 9:15pm

- Group debrief with the entire parish community


Lights Out: 10:30pm

Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 605-342-0507, 520 Cathedral Drive, Rapid City, SD 57701

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