Welcome to Waycross
Waycross is a summer camp and year-round conference center. We welcome groups that seek leadership development, spiritual growth or educational advancements. Everything from afternoon meetings to weekend conferences to week long retreats. We have a variety of living and meeting spaces. Additionally, we offer team building exercises with the use of our climbing wall, zip line, and low rope courses along with many other activities.
We host groups from Butler University, Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School, Marian University, Kiwanis International, Jesuit Volunteer Corp, Alpha Kappa Psi, Watercolor Society of Indiana, Baha'i School, Indy Bar Association, quilting groups, Extension Homemakers, and parish and vestry retreats for churches in the Diocese.
Waycross offers a residential Christian based summer camp that has been a cherished tradition since 1957. We host a variety of camps for kids from the ages of 7-17!
We balance long standing Waycross Camp traditions with new and interactive activities each session. All of Waycross' camp programs include opportunities to participate in a variety of activities including: canoeing, archery, swimming, dance, singing, nature, arts & crafts and more.
Host Your Event
We would love to become a part of your community, host your retreat or event here! We have multiple housing options and plenty of space for meetings and exploring. Our rate is per day per person and that includes: three meals, initial meeting room set up and overnight accommodations.
We have many events throughout the year we would like to give you the opportunity to attend. These events range from quiet and informative retreats to Spring/Fall Conference for youth grades 6-12. Click below to see our events and register!
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WAYCROSS CAMP WISH LIST
Summer camp is what Waycross is all about! We're always in need of new items for our campers, that's why we have an Amazon wish list: http://a.co/ej1DHqs. Purchase these items through Amazon and they will be shipped directly to Waycross. Use Amazon Smile and designate Waycross... and we'll receive a donation for each qualifying purchase!
UPDATE ON BISHOP CATE WAYNICK CENTER FOR YOUTH: As the Waycross board met last night, having heartfelt discussions about logistics, budgets, communication and the search committee’s progress, it was brought to our attention the need to share with you the status of the Bishop Cate Waynick Center for Youth. We are excited to be the designated site to honor Bishop Waynick. As the plans develop and evolve we want to ensure this honor is carried out intentionally and with respect. With this in mind we are meeting with Bishop Waynick after Easter to ensure that what we do aligns with the Bishop’s vision and needs for youth. We will keep you posted on our progress throughout this this process.
-March 24, 2017