Challenge & Conquest are Catholic Youth Ministry programs for boys and girls in 5th – 12th grade to grow in knowledge of their Catholic faith, friendship with Christ, and make a difference and positive impact on their families, friends and in the world around them.
Challenge & Conquest are proven to be a successful youth ministry option for the past 15 years in the US and Canada. They are currently present in over 250 parishes & schools with over 6,500 youth every week, led by 300 adult leaders and 700 teen leaders. Offering over 45 summer camps with 2,000 campers every year.
Challenge and Conquest strive to offer effective methods & materials in Catholic Youth Ministry for families, parishes and schools, helping youth 5th – 12 grade to know and love Christ with real friendship; the Pope and Church with loyalty; Mary as a daughter; and every person with genuine respect and charity.
with real friendship
The Church & The Pope
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with real and genuine charity and respect
Challenge and Conquest try to teach the teens how to follow Christ’s example and live authentic Christian virtues such as friendship, sincerity, obedience, generosity, purity, charity, hope, joy, faith and perseverance.
Our Challenge national team and staff are made up of professional, dedicated parents, volunteers, teachers, youth ministers, consecrated women who want to help you be successful in your work to bring these young teenage girls closer to Christ and willing to serve the world around them. Contact us for anything you need.
Challenge Summer Camps
Challenge Camps are unique experiences for girls from 5th -12th grade to grow in their Catholic faith and make lasting friendships. We have over 20 camps across the US and Canada this upcoming summer.
Methods, Materials, & Training
ECyD enriches Challenge and Conquest, making them better programs for the youth we are working with because it offers a path to help kids grow in prayer life and forge a real friendship with Christ. Each Challenge or Conquest group can choose to use the pledge card and ceremony method to help youth grow closer to Christ and learn to pray. It is optional enhancement to Challenge and Conquest.LEARN MORE