St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church

A Catholic Parish and School in the Diocese of Rockford.

Camp Wow

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Camp Wow is a 4-day, 3-night Catholic summer camp put on by parishes in the Diocese of Rockford for junior high youth. It is held at Dickson Valley Christian Camp in Newark, IL. The camp is usually held the last week of June.

All junior high youth (6th-8th grade students during the current school year) are eligible to be campers. Camp WOW St. Margaret Mary Parish provides school bus transportation to and from camp. 

Camp costs is around $300.00 for the 4-day, 3-night stay. Your registration needs to be secured with a non-refundable $50 deposit.

If you have any questions please contact Teresa Chiappone, Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministry via email: or phone at (847)658-7881.