RENEWING PARISH LIFE THROUGH CONFIRMATION RETREATS,
PARISH BASED GROUPS AND SUMMER CAMPS.
Santiago Retreat Center is a 500 bed Catholic Christian Retreat Center located in the foothills of the Santa Ana Mountains. It’s mission, vision, and purpose is to serve parishes and families by offering confirmation retreats, summer camps, and programming to renew family life. Santiago Retreat Center is conveniently located just 17 miles from the heart of Orange County.
MISSIONARY DISCIPLE PROGRAM
We are currently accepting applicants for our 2020/21 team of Missionary Disciples to live in community, grow in holiness, and share God's love with the world. For more information, please click below.
We provide a beautiful rustic venue to hold your next confirmation retreat. Each group area includes individual meeting spaces, sleeping accommodations, chapel, access to a low ropes course, outdoor Stations of the Cross, Marian Grotto, the hike to Mt. Zion, the Shroud Center of Southern California, and dining facilities.
SANTIAGO SUMMER CAMPS
The Retreat Center offers four summer camps for kids and families every summer. Click below to learn more about our role in evangelizing Catholic youth.
VACATION BIBLE CAMP July 6 – 10
CAMP EL CAMINO (JR. HIGH) July 26 – 30
BLOSSOM GIRLS CAMP July 19 – 24
FAMILY CAMP July 30 – Aug 2
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.
In those days He departed to the mountain to pray,
and He spent the night in prayer to God”
– Luke 6:12
ARE YOU READY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE?
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.
AUG 14-16, 2020
The Compostela Campout is our annual end of summer season celebration. It is a great opportunity to close out your summer with an overnight weekend gathering dedicated to the Evangelization of Culture through a celebration of the arts and faith, family and fun in the glory of God’s natural creation. Rent a cabin, pitch a tent, hook up an RV or roll out a sleeping bag in one of our bunkhouses.