Welcome To Camp Nazareth!
We would like to welcome you to the website of Camp Nazareth Retreat and Conference Center. Camp Nazareth, located in Mercer, PA, has been serving a variety of groups and hosting many different events since 1977. It has hosted religious camps, sports camps, weekend retreats, school meetings, marriage retreats, band camps and other events during its 36-year history. We invite you to call or visit us to see how Camp Nazareth can meet your group’s individual needs.... Learn More >>
Diocesan Summer Camp 2023
Here's a sneak peek at our 2023 Diocesan Summer Camping Weeks! SAVE THE DATES!!
Week 1: Sunday, July 16 – Saturday, July 22, 2023 – Johnstown, Pocono, Southern Tier, Youngstown and Chicago Deaneries
Week 2: Sunday, July 23 – Saturday, July 29, 2023 – Pittsburgh, Mid-Atlantic, Washington D.C, Tri-State Deaneries
Week 3: Sunday, July 30 – Saturday, August 5, 2023 -- New England, NY, NJ, Florida and Canada Deaneries
Science and Nature Camp: Sunday, August 6 - Saturday, August 12, 2023
Campers, Parents and Clergy are all encouraged to return periodically to the Camp’s website for helpful information as we move forward together towards the 2023 Summer. As we move forward together, please note the following for 2023:
- The Camping weeks will run Sunday to Saturday
- Group Transportation (buses, vans, etc.) will be allowed
- Kids ages 8-18 (must be 8 AND have completed 2nd Grade by the beginning of your Camping Week) may Register for Camp
- Campers may register for multiple weeks at Camp. HOWEVER, please remember that no campers are allowed to stay over the weekend at Camp.
We are looking forward to a fun-filled, enjoyable and beautiful summer together again with EVERYONE in 2023!!
Again, please re-visit the website for periodic updates about the 2023 Summer Camping Program.
Other Events in 2023
Sts. Joachim and Anna Senior Retreat (55+): Monday, May 1- Wednesday, May 3, 2023
Clergy Family Week: Monday, June 5 - Friday, June 9, 2023
Family Camp: Friday, June 9 - Sunday, June 11, 2023
Family Day: Sunday, June 11, 2023
Please re-visit the Camp Nazareth website for periodic updates about these events!!
2023 Science and Nature Camp
Camp Nazareth's Fourth Annual Science and Nature Camp will take place from Sunday, August 6 - Saturday, August 12, 2023.
Camp participants will learn all about Astronomy, Biology, Earth Science, Geology, Meteorology and SO MUCH MORE! Past Presentations and activities have been given and led by the Carnegie Science Center, the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, the Jennings Environmental Center, as well as local high school teachers and college professors.
Participants will have the opportunity to use telescopes, microscopes, and water quality management technology as well as explore the trails, waterfalls, streams and geography of the Camp. Special emphasis will be placed on appreciating the beauty of nature and the wonder of the fields of science they will study.
The Science and Nature Camp is a resident (sleep-away) Camp for ages 8-18. It will take place on the 289 beautiful acres of Camp Nazareth property located at 339 Pew Road, Mercer, PA.
Check back here for the Registration link in 2023
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 724-662-4840 for more information.
In addition to the Science and Nature program, participants will enjoy the many amenities Camp Nazareth has to offer including a Junior Olympic-size swimming pool, climate-controlled cabins, sports fields and basketball courts, a large Rec Room, a volleyball court, and much more.
The Science and Nature Camp Flyer, information sheet, Camper/Parent Packet and Schedule will be posted in 2023
2021 Summer Camp Season In Review
You can watch the End-of-Week Slideshows for each of the 2021 Weeks below:
Week 1 - Video Week 1 - New England, NY, NJ, Florida and Canada Deaneries
Week 2 - Video Week 2 - Johnstown, Pocono, Southern Tier, Youngstown and Chicago Deaneries
Week 3 - Video Week 3 - Pittsburgh, Mid-Atlantic, Tri-State and Washington D.C. Deaneries