Win A Week At Camp - Enter JR ACRY Essay Contest!

JOHNSTOWN, PA [National Junior ACRY] - If you’ve ever been to Camp Nazareth, chances are you can’t wait to go back. Wouldn’t it be great if you were able to go for free?!

Each year, the National Jr. ACRY holds a Camp Essay Contest that anyone across the diocese can enter. If your essay is chosen as the winner, the National Jr. ACRY will pay for one full Diocesan week of camp if you are a National Jr. ACRY member. If you are not a member of the National Jr. ACRY, half of your camping week will be paid for.

Who can enter? - ANYONE, whether a Jr. ACRY member or not.

What is the topic? - Write about/reflect on last year’s camp theme: Psalm 86:12 “I give thanks to You… with my whole heart, and I will glorify Your Name forever.”

How long? - The essay must be 200 words or less.

When is it due? - By 12:00 Midnight on Wednesday, June 20, 2018.

Where do I send it? - E-mail your submissions as either a Word attachment or a GoogleDoc to Jr. Advisor, Rachel Pribish at (Be sure to put “Camp Essay Contest” in the subject line!)

Please include your name, address, telephone number, and chapter number or home parish at the conclusion of your essay. This information will be removed by Rachel before the essays are judged anonymously by the board. A decision about the essay contest will be announced on Sunday, June 24th.

We look forward to receiving your essays AND seeing you all at that beautiful place in among the mountains this summer!