2017 Senior Trip

2017 Senior Trip
Senior Trip - May 30 - June 1

Trip Overview: We are celebrating an amazing senior class and their time of formation at St. Patrick by organizing the 2017 Senior trip.  Our parish is so proud of our seniors and wants to send all you seniors off with one final adventure rooted in Christ, the Sacraments, friars and CORE team.  This year we are going to Ohiopyle, PA for a rafting trip on the Lower Youghiogheny River.  We will also be renting a vacation house prime for community and fellowship, going on hikes, celebrating the Sacraments, and looking forward for the adventure that God has in the next chapter of life!

Costs: $125. The cost covers transportation, house rental expense, rafting expenses,  meals (except for dinner on Monday, lunch on Tuesday and Thursday).

$50 Deposit due Apr 19th

Remaing Balance ($75) due May 16th


Schedule - Tuesday May 30

7am - Meet for morning Mass @ St. Patrick

7:30am - simple breakfast (provided for you) in Patrick Hall

8:30am - depart for Ohio Pyle, PA

---Lunch on the Road (you provide)

12:30pm - Arrive at our house and get acclimated and hang out (CHECK OUT OUR HOUSE HERE!)


3:00pm - Go to Natural Waterslide and Enjoy Creeking

5:30pm - Go back to house for dinner and free time

8:30pm - Evening Holy Hour

9:30pm - Evening Free Time

11:30pm - go to bed

Wednesday June 1

7:30am - wake up, breakfast

8:30am - Head to Ohio Pyle Trading Post for Rafting Trip

9:00am - RAFT! NOTE Well, we are doing a guide escorted tour.  That means that a professional river guide will be in a kayak and we will be in our own rafts taking the guides direction.  Details of the trip can be found here:

Each person will need to sign their release form here:

Check out a video of the water here:

3:00pm - Tour around the town and grab ice cream.

5:00pm - Head back to House for Dinner and Free Time

7:00pm - Mass and Evening Adoration Ministry Session

11:00pm - Go to Bed

Thursday June 1

7:30am wake up with Simple Breakfast (provided for you) and morning prayer

9:00am - Mass in the house.

10am - Head out to go hiking in the state park.  Visit cucumber falls

12:30pm - Depart for St Patrick's 

4:30pm - Parent Pick Up @ St Patricks

Notes & What to Bring

Our seniors will need to bring:

Sleeping bag & pillow

Appropriate clothing

Bathing suits for rafting (no 2 piece suits for girls)

Sandals (well strapped for not falling off) or water shoes for rafting



Toiletries (there will be showers)

Cell Phone

Water Bottle

Personal Spending money (we will be at least buysing 2 meals)

Patrick Reis

Patrick Reis is the Coordinator of Youth and Young Adult Ministry at St. Patrick's Dominican Parish in Columbus, OH.  

Office: 614-240-5925

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