Events & Groups for Youth and Young Adults

The Diocese of Victoria offers opportunities for retreats and fellowship for youth and young adults. Click on the links below to learn more.

Camp Homewood  

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Save the date: February 2 - 4, 2024.  More info coming soon!

This annual retreat for youth in grades 7 – 12, held the first weekend of February at Camp Homewood on Quadra Island, began in 2000.  Youth from across the Diocese of Victoria and from Powell River gather for Prayer, Praise, Adoration, Fellowship and to celebrate the Sacraments of Reconciliation and Eucharist.  The weekend is organized by a committee from St. Patrick’s Parish, Campbell River and Holy Family/Notre Dame Parish, Port Alberni.  Youth are led by various retreat teams, most recently FacetoFace Ministries from Saskatchewan and camp activities like horseback riding, sailing, archery and more are led by the volunteer staff of Camp Homewood.  For more info contact Terri-Ann Wynans 250-731-7134 or Bonni Roset 250-203-1518

UVic and Camosun Chaplaincy  

For more information about activities for UVic and Camosun students, please contact the UVic and Camosun Chaplain.

Young Adults and VIU Chaplaincy (Nanaimo)  
St Peter's Parish holds regular young adult meetings on Thursday nights twice a month from September to April, with additional social events throughout the summer. This includes a potluck dinner, prayer, and formation and discussion about finding Christ in our daily experience. In addition, during the academic year from September to April, we have Confessions and Mass on Thursdays on the VIU campus (Time TBD). For more information, please contact the parish at