its second year, Camp Captivenia (signifying captivating grace) is an
all-girls camp designed to kindle the imaginations and reinforce the
faith of Catholic girls through a dynamic storyline and Christ-centered
talks. Set in the foothills and forests of the majestic
Alberta Rockies, the girls find themselves swept up in the
mystique and adventure of Captivenia!
Valerie Doran, wife of the director of the
Arcātheos boys’ camp, along with a team of talented
women, works year-round to create the best experience possible. ‘Maidens’
(ages 9-12) are placed under the care of the ‘Bellesera’
(age 13-16), who are trained beforehand in effective leadership skills.
Mothers are an extension of the back-up team and are
key in ensuring that the practical needs of the camp
are running effectively.
annual Festival of Maidens, the girls follow a week of
intense theatrics, leather-crafting, horseback riding, storytelling, archery, the Marketplace, and
much more! But first and foremost, they experience the excitement
of the King´s victory over evil.
This year, 153 girls and team leaders
enjoyed fellowship with others and witnessed God´s grace transforming the
souls around them. Captivenia 2012 drew these girls into a
story of good and evil, modeled on epic allegorical myths.
Through fellowship, prayer, song and a few water balloons, evil
was once again defeated and peace came to the land
more information, visit www.captivenia.com