Catholic Workcamps Launch
Celebrating 40 years
In 2017, we celebrate our 40th year creating mission experiences. As we change and grow, one of our core values never changes: our emphasis on spiritual growth. We believe by staying Jesus-centered, the lives of everyone involved, from participants to residents to co-sponsors to summer staff, are transformed.
Weekend Workcamps Launch
Week of Hope Launches
Week of Hope launches as an additional service experience.
20,000 mission trip participants serve in a single year.
International Missions Officially Launch
International Trips officially kicks off with multiple locations.
Number of Workcamp participants exceeds 10,000
New Workcamps Record
New record for number of Workcamps in one summer is set.
The first international workcamp takes place in Juarez, Mexico
First Native American Workcamp
The first Native American workcamp happens on Blackfeet Nation Reservation. To date, at least 26 tribes in the United
States are impacted by Workcamps.
The first workcamp is born in Loveland, CO, after a devastating flood.