About Camp Creideamh


Camp Creideamh Application Form 2020 Boys

Camp Creideamh Application Form 2020 Girls

Advertising Notice for your parish bulletin/newsletter:
Camp Creideamh Faith Camps for teenagers will take place again in Knockadoon (East Cork) in June each year. For those who are Post-Primary school age. Activities will include catechesis, prayer, sports, hillwalking, kayaking, swimming, music, arts and crafts and other activities. For booking go to website: www.campcreideamh.ie . For more info ring Fr Eamon Roche on 086 9972539.

Camp Creideamh is:

A one week (6 nights), stay-on-site, full-board camp in the picturesque sea-side village of Knockadoon in East Cork for teenagers age 12 – 18.

The camp will be a week of fun, friendship and growing in faith: activities include catechesis and prayer, various sports, canoeing,  swimming, hillwalking, music, Catholic movies, arts and crafts, and many other activities.

Camp Creideamh began in 2016 as an all-boys faith camp. Since 2017 we run an all-boys camp and an all-girls camp on successive weeks.

Camp Creideamh seeks to foster Catholic identity and is fully committed to the teachings of the Catholic Church. The camp will feature daily Mass and daily recitation of the Most Holy Rosary. The camp has a beautiful chapel on site.

The Sacrament of Reconciliation is made available.

Teenagers from all over Ireland are expected to participate.



The camp fee was Euro 150 over previous years. That is subject to change.


Application Forms:

Click here for Application Form.



Camp Creideamh takes place in Knockadoon, Co. Cork on a premises known as Knockadoon Camp, which is owned and maintained by the Order of Friars Preachers (Dominicans).

Typical Day of Camp:

8.30am Mass
Bible Study
Organised game of something (outdoor)
1pm Lunch
Art and Craft Activity
Free time, Swimming, Sports, Hiking or one of many other activities,
4pm Catechesis
6pm Dinner
Free time, Swimming, Sports, Hiking or one of many other activities,
Movie or table quiz or charades
11pm Night Prayer
11.30pm Bed

The premises has the following facilities:

  • Industrial scale kitchen
  • Hall
  • Sleeping facilities
  • Games Room
  • Common Room
  • Various teaching rooms
  • Football field
  • Adjacent to Beach
  • Coastal Walks