Castaway 2020 Weekend: Canceled

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  • 51709 Co Hwy 31, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

Reschedule dates being looked at as an option: April 24-26 or May 8-10

About Castaway

Castaway is a 3-day retreat experience for youth in grades 9-12 and sponsored through Catholic Education Ministries. Youth from our Diocese have been participating in this retreat for 46 years. Castaway is usually offered the last weekend(s) of March (depending on when Easter occurs) and is held at the Young Life- Castaway Camp near Detroit Lakes. Registration information is available through contacting the Consultant for Youth Ministry and Religious Education at CEM.

About Weekend

The weekend is a collaborative effort by CEM and the parish leaders and is filled with workshops, small group sessions, large group speaker talks, Adoration, Reconciliation, Mass and of course fun and great food too. 

Weekend Schedule

Buses drop students off on Friday afternoon and pick them up again on Sunday around noon- 1 pm.


Registration for this retreat is only available through participating parishes who enroll to participate in December.  If you would like to register for the retreat, please contact your parish Faith Formation or Youth Ministry leader in January 2020.


Castaway Handbook 2020

Castaway Youth Registration Packet 2020

Castaway Young Adult Registration Packet 2020

Castaway Adult Registration Packet 2020

Castaway2020 Parish Group Registration (Excel)

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Castaway Letter Size Poster