Frequently asked questions
When is Camp Quo Vadis?
Camp Quo Vadis begins July 12 at 5:00pm and ends July 17 at 1:00pm.
Where is Camp Quo Vadis?
Seminary of Immaculate Conception
Who is running the camp?
Camp Quo Vadis is sponsored by the Vocations Office of the Diocese of Rockville Centre.
Where should campers be dropped off?
Upon arrival, parents and campers will follow directions to the registration area. While there, parents meet the staff while campers will recieve their room assignments.
Where should campers be picked up?
Parents can wait for their camper in Borremeo Hall.
My child is in 8th grade, can he/she attend?
If your child is currently in 8th grade, but will be a high school freshman this fall they may attend
I am in college, can I attend?
If you are a high school senior who will be a college freshman as of September 1, you may attend. However, if you are currently a college student and would like to see if you would qualify to serve as a camp counselor, visit our volunteer page or email CampQuoVadis@drvc.org
Where will the campers sleep?
Each camper will receive his/her own room. Each room is air conditioned and has a bed, desk, chair, and its own private bathroom and shower. Boys and Girls will sleep on separate floors. Counselors will be assigned to each wing.
Will food be provided?
Campers will be provided breakfast, lunch, and dinner in our refectory. In addition, there might be some snacks, smores, or ice cream each night. If your camper has a food allergy, please indicate that on the registration form.
How much is Camp Quo Vadis?
This year Camp Quo Vadis will cost $400. However, anyone who registers before April 1 only need pay $350
What should campers pack?
A packing list will be sent in a registration packet, however, some items may include:
- An alarm clock (no cell phones will be used)
Comfortable walking shoes/sneakers
nice shoes and dress wear
(for mass/chapel functions)
modest/respectful/sunday clothing for daily mass
comfortable clothing for recreation
1 set of clothing/shoes you are ok getting messy
towel and washcloth
Will there a nurse at the camp?
Yes, there will be a nurse at the camp.
How can parents participate?
Parents are welcome to the opening mass with Bishop Barres in the main chapel. In addition parents are encouraged to follow us on social media throughout the week.
Is there a curfew or quiet hours.
The curfew each night will be 10:30pm. Quiet hours will be from 10:30pm til 8:00am the next morning.
Are cell phones, ipods, laptops, or other electronic devices allowed.
During the week we encourage campers to take the oportunity to unplug. Cell phones are permitted to call home, but they must be left in a secure area during the day. All other electronic devices are prohibited.
What is the daily schedule?
Each day camp will involve time for mass, prayers, devotions, talks, group activities, service projects, sports, games, and much more.
Are scholarhips offered?
We do our best at Camp Quo Vadis to keep the price as low as possible, which would not be possible without the generosity of so many. However, no camper will be turned away because of inablity to pay.
I would like to help the camp, do you accept donations?
Camp Quo Vadis is only able to run because of the generosity of so many. If you would like to make a donation please
Is camp cancelled due to COVID19?
As of April 1, Camp Quo Vadis is still schedule to take place. We will follow CDC, State, and Diocesan guidelines. If a cancellation or reshceduling has to take place, we will make a notification.
With all the uncertainty surrounding COVID19, can I sign up and not pay right now?
Yes, anyone may now sign up without payments. Payments would then be due July 1.
If I sign up and wish to cancel because of COVID19 fears, or if camp is cancelled, do I get a refund?
Yes, full refunds will be given to anyone who wishes. This was already our polocy and will continue to be so.