RENEWING FAMILY and parish LIFE THROUGH RETREATS,

MARRIAGE ENCOUNTERS, SUMMER & SCIENCE CAMPS,

EVENTS, AND A MISSIONARY DISCIPLE PROGRAM.

a special offer to send a kid to camp

Every cloud has a silver lining. Congress has granted their long-held wish for a universal non-itemized “above the line” charitable deduction so that all taxpayers can fully deduct at least some of their donations --- even those who don’t itemize!

Among its many provision of the CARES Act is a brand new universal deduction for charitable contributions.Taxpayers who don’t itemize may now deduct up to $300 per year in charitable contributions. If you are married and filing jointly, your deduction can be up to $600.

 

Such deductions must be:    

     • in cash (no property like old clothing), and    

     • given to a 501(c3) public charity like Santiago Retreat Center

Since this is a universal “above-the-line” deduction, taxpayers don’t have to file Schedule A (itemize) to claim it. Instead, taxpayers deduct it from their gross income (along with all other adjustments to income) on the first page of their Form 1040.

Your $300 tax credit will send a child to camp for a full week! If you are married and filing jointly, your $600 credit can send 2 children to camp!

 

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to use your CARES Act tax dollars to bring a young soul closer to Jesus. 

ABOUT US

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.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Santiago offers monthly retreats for boys, girls,

and the whole family.

NOVEMBER 29TH 2020 

FAMILY ADVENT RETREAT

DECEMBER 4-6, 2020 

QUO VADIS BOYS ENRICHMENT WEEKEND

DECEMBER 10TH, 2020 

DECEMBER 11-13TH, 2020 

BLOSSOM FIAT GIRLS

ENRICHMENT WEEKEND

CATHOLICS AT WORK OC

ADVENT RETREAT

"In those days He departed to the mountain to pray, 

and He spent the night in prayer to God”

– Luke 6:12

CONFIRMATION

& SCHOOL RETREATS

Due to current events, many parishes are unable to offer their usual Confirmation programming. To make sure your Candidates are well-formed in the faith, Santiago Retreat Center is developing a unique program to supplement parish confirmation retreats. 

 

We offer frequent Confirmation weekend retreats, as well as school overnight and day retreats in the great outdoors, compliant with social spacing rules and health directives. Our programs will ensure that the participants meet God where they are, with hands-on training in the faith.

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GETTING CLOSE TO GOD

STAYING CLOSE TO HOME

GROUP RENTALS

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.

Siempre Adelante

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 Siempre Adelante, or Always Forward. we hope you will take an active role by visiting us and learning how your donation will make a major impact on the many souls in need, and to pray with us. Learn more at:

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SANTIAGO SUMMER CAMPS

The Retreat Center offers four summer camps

for kids and families every summer.  Learn

more about our role in evangelizing Catholic youth.

2021 DATES COMING SOON!

VACATION BIBLE CAMP 

CAMP EL CAMINO

QUO VADIS BOYS' CAMP

BLOSSOM GIRLS CAMP

FAMILY CAMP 

JOIN OUR

COUNSELOR 

PROGRAM

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.

JOIN OUR 

MISSIONARY

DISCIPLE

PROGRAM

Applications for our 2021/2022 team are now open! Click below for more information.

 

Santiago Retreat Center
27912 Baker Canyon Rd
Silverado, Orange County, CA 92676

THE MISSION

We provide the opportunity for guests attending retreats, conferences and events  as well as employees, volunteers, and benefactors o fulfill their highest calling and greatest happiness in life, which is to get close to God and in turn, reach out to others in their own environments with God’s loving care and concern.

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