An Apostolate of the American Carpatho- Russian Orthodox Diocese of the USA

Overcoming the World 2013

Second Annual College Retreat


About College Retreat 2013

MERCER, PA -- Camp Nazareth and Orthodox Christian Fellowship are proud to announce the "Second Annual Overcome the World College Retreat," will take place at Camp Nazareth in Mercer, PA on May 19-21, 2013. College Students are invited to come and recharge their spiritual batteries, make new friends and experience Orthodox Christianity in a deep manner. There will be guest speakers, group workshops, evening social events, food, fun and plenty of opportunity for faith enrichment.

This year's theme is "If anyone desires to be first, He shall be last of all and servant of all." (Mark 9:35) Retreat speakers include, but are not limited to: His Grace, Bishop Gregory of Nyssa, Fr. Thomas Hopko and Mother Magdalena from the Monastery of the Transfiguration in Ellwood City, PA.

Overcome the World is designed specifically for college students, by college students. Space is limited, so register today and join in on the journey to "Overcome the World."Don't miss out on an amazing opportunity to make new friends, deepen your faith and have fun in Christ before getting into your summer schedule.


Cost is $150. This includes 3 meals/day, evening snacks and lodging. $50 Deposit required at time of sending in registration. All registration and health history materials (posted below) are due with deposit by May 5, 2013. You may register by postal mail, email or fax with Camp Nazareth. Alternately, you may pay by credit card over the phone with the Camp.

NEW!!! - Thanks to a generous scholarship grant college students will receive a $25 reduction in the fee for the Overcome the World College Retreat being held May 19-21, 2013 at Camp Nazareth Retreat and Conference Center in partnership with OCF. Each student who attends the Retreat will receive $25 off their tuition. The Retreat promises to be exciting and informative and with this scholarship grant is now even more affordable for each student.. Total Cost is NOW ONLY $125.00

Forms and Registration:

Registration Form (PDF Format)

College Retreat Policies (PDF Format)
Retreat Flier (PDF Format)



339 Pew Road | Mercer, PA  16137

Phone: 724-662-4840 Fax: 724-662-3723 |  Email:

Very Rev. Fr. Stephen Loposky, Camp Director

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