Escape to peace and serenity at Camp Maria Retreat Center

Posted by Spalding Hurst

December 16, 2022

Are you searching for a peaceful retreat from the stress and distractions of daily life? Look no further than Camp Maria Retreat Center, located in the tranquil St. Mary’s County of southern Maryland. It is a natural environment that propels us in the midst of God’s beautiful creation.

Camp Maria is situated in the stunning Breton Bay, a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay. Surrounded by natural beauty, Camp Maria offers a sense of being removed from the busyness of life while still being just over an hour’s drive from Washington D. C., Baltimore, MD, and Richmond, VA.”

Founded by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in the 1930s as a summer camp for girls, Camp Maria has welcomed diverse groups over the years, including youth, families, students, and religious organizations of all denominations.

At Camp Maria, you’ll find a variety of amenities to help you relax and recharge, including meeting rooms, a dining lodge, a small oratory, and 153 beds spread across several lodgings. The retreat center also boasts outdoor facilities such as an outdoor altar, fields, boardwalk, pier, kayaks, canoes, pool, campfire site, and sports courts. Visitors can also participate in the Stations of the Cross or enjoy the serenity of the surrounding nature.

Hosting women’s retreats and men’s groups, Camp Maria is also great for leadership and team-building programs. They are also available to host youth camp programs and private retreats. All buildings, the pier, and the pool are wheelchair accessible, making it an inclusive and welcoming destination for all.

If you’re seeking a break from the hectic pace of life, consider a trip to Camp Maria Retreat Center. Surrounded by peaceful beauty and filled with amenities and activities to help you relax and recharge, it’s the perfect place to find spiritual renewal.

Now is the time to deepen our connection with our creator and the natural world. Camp Maria, nestled in a beautiful eco-friendly location, offers the perfect setting to nurture this spiritual connection and find inner peace. Allow yourself the opportunity to reconnect with nature and the divine at this special place.

Visit Camp Maria’s website here.


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