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Camp Guggenheim

    HIKE     SWIM    PRAISE   

Are you ready for the best summer yet?

Visit Camp Guggenheim, a catholic summer camp run by the Diocese of Ogdensburg! Camp Guggenheim is the perfect place for outdoor fun, new friendships, unforgettable memories, and faith formation. Join us for an incredible summer and a week you won't forget! 


Available Weeks

Ages 11-13

Week 1: June 30 to July 3 ( $200) REGISTRATION OPEN!

New this Summer! An opportunity for younger campers, new and returning alike, to get a “taste” of Camp Guggenheim. At a comfortable 3 days and 2 nights, campers aged 11-13 will dive into fun camp activities and get a glimpse of a full summer camp session. (12 & 13 year old campers are able to get a double dose of camp this summer and are welcome to return to camp after their Session 1 experience by registering for one of the full camp experiences during our 12-15 year old Sessions 2-5). 

Ages 12-15

Week 2: July 7 to July 12  ($425) REGISTRATION OPEN!
Week 3: July 14 to July 19 ($425) REGISTRATION OPEN!
Week 4: July 21 to July 26  ($425) REGISTRATION OPEN!
Week 5: July 28 to August 2 ($425) REGISTRATION OPEN!

Sessions 2-5 are designed specifically for 12–15-year-old campers.  Each session will offer engaging, age appropriate fun opportunities for campers to grow in their faith, visit with and make new friends all while splashing in the lake and hiking in the mountains.  

Ages 16-18

Week 6: August 4 to August 9 ($425) REGISTRATION OPEN!

Session 6 is for our 16-18 yr old campers and brings camp to the "next level".  This week long session allows our older teen campers to dive deeper in their faith, while still engaging in the fun and joy that camp brings.

What is Camp Guggenheim?

The Guggenheim Center is one of the Diocese jewels.

Camp guggenheim is a great place for all kids ages 12-18 to dive deeper into their faith while getting a full camp experience. Recommended for everyone ages 12-18. This beautiful camp is located on the north shore of lower Saranac Lake, just west of the Village of Saranac Lake in Franklin County, in the heart of the Adirondack Moun­tains. About 150 acres of land comprise the Guggen­heim Center that was given to the Diocese of

Ogdens­burg in 1963 by Edmund Guggenheim.

The Guggenheim center is divided into two sections of operation known as the Dorm and the Lodge.  The Dorm area, which can accommodate 80 over-night campers, hosts a seven-week youth camp during July and August for young people from age 12 to 18, three family-camping weekends, and serves as an over-night location for Newman campus ministry gatherings, high school retreats, and numerous other events.  The Lodge can accommo­date thirteen overnight guests. It is often used by priests, nuns, their families, and other church-related groups. It has also been used to accommodate day-long events for various dio­cesan organizations such as youth ministry, deacons, etc.

From the very young to senior citizens, from individ­uals to parish groups and diocesan programs, the Guggenheim Center provides a place where the people of this diocese can praise God in the midst of the beauty of the natural world. (Obtained by Canton Catholics)

For registration information, please contact Anita Soltero, Director of Youth Ministry. (

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Teen Vision


The Teen Vision (TV) Program at Camp Guggenheim is a two-week program designed to provide enthusiastic teens with an opportunity to put their Faith into action while developing leadership and career skills in an outdoor ministry setting.  The Teen Vision Program is an asset to any young person looking to advance their leadership, communication, and mentorship skills.  The Teen Vision Program is an excellent launching block to a career in camp ministry, youth ministry, childhood education, leadership roles and more!  Being a Teen Visioner also looks great on your college applications and job resumes.      


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