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.



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

Faculty Development


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


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!

  • 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
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.


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.


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


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


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!

Crystal Serrano-Puebla
(815) 588-7447