Northwoods Mission Hub

The Damascus Northwoods Mission Hub serves campers, parishes, and young adults in the Twin Cities and surrounding regions to awaken faith and form missionary disciples!

Who We Are

Damascus is a community of missionaries who awaken, empower, and equip a generation to live the adventure of the Catholic faith through world-class programs and an environment of encounter.

What We Do

Catholic Youth Summer Camp Northwoods

Please visit our page at for more information. Registration for 2023 opens October 4! Please email for any registration questions.

Youth Leadership Institute: Monthly High School Formation
The Church needs young people transformed by Christ’s love to be empowered and sent out as missionary disciples in the world. The Youth Leadership Institute (YLI) brings high school students together for monthly evenings of formation in prayer, identity, leadership, and evangelization. Led by the Damascus program team in partnership with youth ministries, YLI is where high school students awakened to the reality of Christ’s love are given the tools they need to answer the call to mission and lead their peers, schools, families and parishes to Jesus.
Learn more at
*This year’s session has already begun, but if you’d like information or have questions about joining YLI next fall, please email Roni Lapczynski at
Jesus Nights: Monthly Middle School Events
What: A free event of Adoration, Worship, Message, Prayer, & the CYSC Northwoods Community
Who: 5th-8th graders, whether you’ve been at camp, or not, all are welcome!
When & Where: For spring semester of 2023, 7-9pm at the following locations:
Jan. 27: Holy Family in St. Louis Park
Feb. 17: St. Patrick in Oak Grove
Mar. 17: St. Jude of the Lake in Mahtomedi
Apr. 21: St. John the Baptist in New Brighton
We hope to see you there! Save time and check in ahead of time.
Questions? Email Teresa Wilder at
Young Adult Mission Corps
Connect with a Jesus-centered, joy-filled community. Join us all year long for worship nights, community events, and opportunities to be on mission.
For more information, please email

Questions? Get in touch!


Phone: 740.480.1288 ext. 3

Year-Round Mailing Address (August-May)

7845 3rd Street North Suite 212
Oakdale, MN 55128

Summer Mailing Address (June-July)

Heartwood Resort & Conference Center
N10884 Hoinville Dr.
Trego, WI 54888