High School Summer Theology Journey

"Engaging Stories: A Journey of Faith, Life & Action"

As high school juniors & seniors you can expect a week-long JOURNEY of faith, life, and action with your peers, accompanied by college leaders.

Assessment

FAITH

You will explore theology as an academic study, while cultivating your relationship with God, self, & others. (Afternoon sessions)

Faculty Development

LIFE

Explore the possibilities for your life’s call with new friends as part of a diverse and engaged college community – learning from each other’s stories.

Academic Technology

ACTION

Learn about Catholic Social Teaching and working for justice, while  growing as a servant leader (Morning sessions) 


You will have the opportunity to ask questions about the moral dimensions of current issues.  There is also opportunity to create your own spiritual story!

Highlights
  • Week-long experience on a college campus
  • Sleep in college dorms & eat plenty of good food!
  • Diverse teen community
  • Focus on Theology & faith activities
  • An incredible overnight retreat adventure
Free Time & Evening Activities will include
  • Sports in Field House
  • Movies
  • Spirituality Prayer Path
  • Music Night
  • Community Building Fun
  • Lawn Volleyball
  • Night Prayer
  • Late night snacks
Parents
Register Here!

Your teen will be participating in a variety of program components throughout the week. All activities will be well supervised and safe.

Safety protocols while on campus will be enforced: Socially distanced seating, mask-wearing, and hand sanitizing. 

We are striving for a 50/50 mix of young men & women.

Fully trained college-age Leaders will facilitate the teen small group experiences, and accompany them during interactive faith experiences. 

Our university professors will be our presenters and facilitators.

Audience

For Latina/o high school Juniors & Seniors (16-18 years old). Registration limited to 40 first time participants, 8 returning participants, 5 youth ministers/chaperones.

WHEN

Sunday, June 26, 2022 (arrivals between 2-4pm) to Saturday, July 2, 2022 (program concludes by 10am)

WHERE

Lewis University (see Directions)
One University Parkway
Romeoville, IL 60446

Cost

7-day all-inclusive pricing: $350 for participants and $500 for Youth Ministers

  • Room & Board are covered for each person from Sunday, June 26, 2022 (2 pm) to Saturday, July 2, 2022.
  • There are three (3) meals a day and overnight accommodations will be in Lewis University dorms.  Sheets, Blankets, and towels will be provided.
  • Registration for this event opens February 1st, 2022 and will close as soon as spots fill up!
Contact

Crystal Serrano-Puebla
cserranopuebla@lewisu.edu
(815) 588-7447