First-Year Retreat

First-Year Retreats are the perfect opportunity to connect with your future classmates and friends while making memories that will last a lifetime. The First-Year Retreat experience involves a multi-overnight stay. During the retreat, you will not only have the time of your life but also explore your values and vocations.

For details on the First-Year Retreat, please visit our website by clicking here. Please note that you will meet at Catawba College and we will provide transportation to the retreat location.

July 16th - 18th: John's River Valley Camp
August 13th - 15th: Blowing Rock Conference Center

Click the retreat dates that best fit your schedule to register:

Note: You will need your application status portal username and password to register. If you need assistance logging into the portal or if you have other questions about the event, please do not hesitate to contact Catawba Admissions at 1-800-Catawba or