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Live the Adventure 

Push your limits to find courage, strength, and adventure! 471 acres of adventure activities and nightly club to move the heart & soul.

2020 Quick Registration FAQ (click to expand)

What are the dates for CYSC 2020?

Week 1 begins June 7, 2020. Scroll down for the full list! 

What is the cost for a week of camp?

The cost for a week of camp is $545. An automatic $50 subsidy is still available through the generosity of our mission partners

Are payment plans available? Do they cost extra? 

Yes. We offer a payment plan that divides the cost across 5 installments. There is a $5 fee for the payment plan.

What kind of financial aid is available? 

The leadership, staff, and benefactors of Damascus want to see families, schools, and parishes experience true and lasting revival through encounter with Jesus.  To stand behind this mission, we are blessed to be able to grant an automatic subsidy of $50 below our Full Tuition cost to every individual who would request it through selecting a $495 option at checkout, with no application necessary.

Through the generosity of our benefactors and ministry partners, additional financial aid may be available on a case by case basis. To apply for financial aid, please complete your registration using the “Subsidized Tuition Camp cost” option and then follow up with our registration department at financialaid@damascus.net with the nature of your request for aid to discuss any available options for assistance.

What session should I register my child for?

High School sessions are for rising 9-12 graders. Middle School sessions are for rising 6-8th graders.

What is the difference between Middle School 9a and 9b?

They are two separate sessions that will run the same programming at the same time on different parts of our campus.

How do I register?

  1. Click on “Register Now” above.

  2. Create an account and add your camper.

  3. Click “Make a Reservation”

  4. Choose a session and follow the steps until it is complete!

For more information about financial aid, allergies, and the camp experience, please see our full FAQ page here.

With more questions or for technical support, please email registration@cysc.com or call (740) 480-1288. For fastest response, please include your email address if leaving a message.

Camp Life

CYSC is the premier High Adventure camp filled with activities! High ropes, paintball, blobbing, archery tag, giant swing, dual zip lines, a 5-story climbing wall, and more! Explore them all! Our faith is founded in the sacramental life of the Catholic Church, but our mission and work is anything but boring.  

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Sacramental Life

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A Summer Camp Set Apart

CYSC nurtures lifelong memories, faith and friendships.

High Adventure Activities

Push your limits to find courage, strength, and adventure!

Awakening and Renewing Faith

Learning that our Catholic faith is anything but boring.

A Truly Safe Environment

Friendships will last a lifetime, with Christ as firm foundation.

Your Best Summer Ever Starts Here

Summer 2020 will be here before you know it! Registration for Middle School and High School camp opens on October 1, 2019.

High School Sessions (entering 9-12 grade in the 2020-21 school year):

High School 1: June 7-June 12
High School 2: June 14-June 19
High School 3: June 21-June 26
High School 4: June 28-July 3
High School 5: July 5-July 10
High School 6: July 12-July 17
High School 7: July 19-July 24
High School 8: July 26-July 31

Middle School Sessions (entering 6-8 grade in the 2020-21 school year):

Middle School 1: June 7-June 12
Middle School 2: June 14-June 19
Middle School 3: June 21-June 26
Middle School 4: June 28-July 3
Middle School 5: July 5-July 10
Middle School 6: July 12-July 17
Middle School 7: July 19- July 24
Middle School 8: July 26-July 31
Middle School 9a: August 2-August 7
Middle School 9b: August 2-August 7

“I came into this camp not wanting to do this, but I know how much I want to be a confirmed Catholic now.”

8th Grade Student, Father

“I had never really encountered Jesus, but this weekend, I did.”

8th Grade Student

“This retreat had a profound effect on my son! I’m so excited to watch his faith grow.”

Parent of Participant, Camper Mother

Where is CYSC Located?

CYSC operates out of the incredible 471 acre Damascus Catholic Mission Campus located in the heart of central Ohio.

Facilities

Brand new facilities including; cabins, lakeside retreats, high ropes and top of the line cafeteria.

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Waterfront

A beautiful 30-acre lake complete with beach front, blob, zip lines, boating activities and awesome lakeside retreat centers.

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Central Convenience

50 minutes outside Columbus Ohio and around 2 hours from every major Ohio city.

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What are you waiting for? – Registration Opens October 1, 2017

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