St. James Academy exists to pass on the Catholic faith to the next generation. As part of our curriculum, students are taken on an overnight retreat once a year with their class. This is a wonderful opportunity for students to learn more about our faith, practice prayer, and grow in community.

  • Senior Retreat: September 10-12, 2018
  • Freshman Retreat: Nov 8-9, 2018
  • Sophomore Retreat: February 7-8, 2019
  • Junior Retreat: April 4-5, 2019

Important Retreat Info Letter

Medication Consent – Retreat

Novena Before Retreats

Parent Retreat Volunteers


Please bring the following items:

  • Pillow, blanket & sheets or sleeping bag
  • Warm clothing (enough for three days!) 
  • Extra clothes and shoes in the case yours get dirty 
  • Lunch for Thursday
  • Water bottle 
  • Journal and pen all in a cinch bag
  • Toiletries
  • Shower Shoes
  • Signed medication consent retreat form

  • All Medicine MUST be in its original container and in a plastic bag marked with the student’s name
  • Open heart

Please do not bring:

  • Ball caps or hats
  • Food in cabins
  • Electronics (cell phone, laptop, iPods, etc.)