RENEWING FAMILY and parish LIFE THROUGH RETREATS,
MARRIAGE ENCOUNTERS, SUMMER & SCIENCE CAMPS,
EVENTS, AND A MISSIONARY DISCIPLE PROGRAM.
The Santiago Retreat Center is a 501(c)(3) corporation that exists to serve the Catholic communities of Southern California by providing facilities for retreats, marriage encounters, summer and science camps, and special events in a safe & secure, and stunningly beautiful, 500 acre setting.
year-Round giving opportunity
Thank you for your financial support of Santiago Retreat Center.
As we move forward, we ask you to join us on our stewardship journey. It will be a timeless pilgrimage, but one with critical benchmarks. We named this philanthropic endeavour Siempre Adelante, or “Always Forward,” with the hope that you will take an active role by visiting us and learning how your donation will make a major impact on the youth and young adults whose souls we help direct closer to Jesus. Please, visit us soon and pray for our work.
watch the pilgrim's circle video series
"In those days He departed to the mountain to pray,
and He spent the night in prayer to God”
– Luke 6:12
& SCHOOL RETREATS
Host your next retreat at Santiago! Retreats provide the opportunity for participants to build a strong community of trust while strengthening their own personal relationship with God through discernment and discovery. Situated on 500 acres of wilderness setting, Santiago Retreat Center offers the perfect natural setting to escape from worldly distractions in order to contemplate God's call in one's life.
GETTING CLOSE TO GOD
STAYING CLOSE TO HOME
We provide a beautiful rustic venue to hold your next retreat or event that is comfortable and accommodating for both small and large groups. We have a variety of activities including a large swimming pool, Whiffle Ball field, hiking trails, low ropes, game room, as well as chapels, picnic areas, indoor/outdoor meeting spaces, and more.
The Shroud Center of Southern California presents a fascinating exhibit detailing the science and research behind the debated relic known as the Shroud of Turin, which is a centuries old linen cloth bearing the image of a crucified man believed to be Jesus of Nazareth.
Santiago Retreat Center’s
Always Forward ADVANCEMENT PLAN
As we move forward, we ask you to join us on our spiritual, and physical journey. It will be timeless pilgrimage but one with critical benchmarks. It is a unique advancement plan we call PILGRIM'S CIRCLE. we hope you will take an active role by visiting us and learning how your participation will make a major impact on the many souls in need, and to pray with us.
SANTIAGO SUMMER CAMPS
The Retreat Center offers five summer camps for kids and families every summer. Learn more about our role in evangelizing Catholic youth.
July 9-14: BLOSSOM GIRLS CAMP
July 23-26: CAMP EL CAMINO
July 27-30: FAMILY CAMP
Imagine yourself in a position where you can emenate Christ’s love. Become a summer missionary by working
with a generation that is losing their faith by the millions. Santiago Summer Camps provides you the opportunity to inspire the next generation, deepen your relationship with Christ, connect with like minded people, work and live in Southern California, and to gain valuable job experience.