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Life at the Heights: January 2020

"How beautiful upon the mountains
are the feet of him who brings good news..." - Isaiah 52:7
Warm greetings from the Heights, amidst this cold winter!  Life at the Heights is moving ever forward...a trip to Phoenix to the Student Leadership Summit, a walking pilgrimage in California, Summer Camp Registration, fundraising efforts, Summer Staff interviews, and so much more!  We are so grateful to have you part of the AH Family!  Read below for all the details and more.

Student Leadership Summit 2020

Over the New Year, missionaries and staff from Annunciation Heights journeyed to Phoenix, AZ, to attend the FOCUS conference!  They set up a booth to promote our camp mission and recruit summer staff, taking additional time to attend some of the keynote talks and workshops.  Here's to more and more people learning about our "mission in the mountains!"

Missionaries on Pilgrimage:
Walking California's Franciscan Missions

 

Part of the founding vision for the Altum Institute Missionary Program was an annual pilgrimage.  This year, 13 missionaries and staff were able to make this dream a reality!  With the help of the nonprofit Modern Catholic Pilgrim, we traveled over 70 miles on foot to visit the three southernmost Franciscan Missions in California: Mission San Diego, Mission San Luis Rey, and Mission San Juan Capistrano.  
With full hearts and sore feet, we finished the journey in about 5 days, walking along roads and beaches, all the while praying and sharing together.  Bringing ourselves and our intentions to the Lord, we returned home encouraged on our mission to serve all those we encounter!
Register Today for Summer Camp 2020!

Summer Camp 2020 Registration:
Spots Are Filling Up!

Take time today to register for Summer Camp 2020We are excited for another summer of adventure in the mountains with our campers - adventure in faith AND adventure in the outdoors!  Registration is now active, so please go on today to ensure your child's spot!

See below for the full schedule, or click here for more information:

Be sure to check out all the available discounts: Referral Discount and the Multiple Child Discount.

Additionally, the following dates have been finalized for Family Camps 2020 during next summer:
  • Family Camp 1 - Sunday, June 28 - Wednesday, July 1
  • Family Camp 2 - Sunday, July 26 - Wednesday, July 29
  • Family Camp 3 - Friday, July 31 - Monday, August 3
Registration for Family Camps will go live shortly!  So stay tuned!!

Donate to Annunciation Heights Today

Yes, we need your support! In order to continue the work of forming and sanctifying youth and families in the truth and love of Christ, we are humbly asking for your assistance. If you have been here to camp, you know what a gift this property and this mission is, set deep in the beauty of the Rocky Mountains. But with this gift comes great responsibility. And as we seek to be good stewards of all that God has given to the Church, we need your help!  Click below to donate to camp today!

Click Here to Support Annunciation Heights Today!

You need a job? We need Summer Staff!
Update: Interviews Have Begun!

Are you looking for a job this summer?  Or is someone you know looking for one?  We are in need of faith-filled, energetic college students to serve on our Summer Staff 2020.  Not only can we offer you a community of prayer and adventure for the summer; we can also offer you a place to serve and work for the Lord!  Find more information here, including directions how to apply!

Director's Corner with
Executive Director, Kyle Mills

Can you believe that it is already 2020?!  Not only that, we are already nearly one month into it!  Here at camp, we are so excited about what 2020 will hold.  In particular, as we gear up for another full summer in the mountains, we are especially looking forward to Summer Camp!  Last year, in our inaugural year of summer programming, we had nearly 270 youth come to camp.  This year, we hope to grow our camp exponentially: to have more campers, more energy, more encounter, more fun!  

Now is the time to register!  And now is the time to tell invite your friends and families members to join!  We want to do everything we can to make Summer Camp a reality for you and those you know and love.  So if you have any questions, concerns, or simply want to talk to our staff, please do not hesitate to reach out.  It is our joy to serve you, and your campers!  The thought of summer keeps us warm in these cold winter months, and so it is, with great joy, we say "See you at camp this summer!"  

Meet a Missionary:
Ellen Seta

Ellen joins us all the way from Cincinnati, OH (Go Reds!). She is a graduate of Ave Maria University (Go Gyrenes!), where she earned a degree in Philosophy. When she’s not positively impacting the lives of young people, Ellen enjoys hiking, writing, reading, and spending quality time with quality people.

Ellen’s favorite quote:
“The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.” -Flannery O’Connor

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Wanting something to remember your time at Annunciation Heights, or trying to find a trendy gift for your kids?  Look no further than the Camp Store.  Visit our NEW store today!

Support AH

We are always in need of financial and volunteer support.  Please know that we are always looking to expand the AH family.  Find more ways to get involved at the Heights here.

Wanna Get Away?

Do you have a parish group, school group, or retreat that you are looking to host?  Annunciation Heights is the perfect place for your event.  With open weekends year round, we are always open to hosting weekend and weekday events on camp.  For more information, please don't hesitate to call the Camp Office at (970) 586-5689.  
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