Embody Theology Summer Institute

July 10 – 15, 2022
July 17 – 22, 2022

Personal reflection time at the labyrinth

Join us for an adventure of a lifetime. The Embody Theology Summer Institute offers high school girls a six-day stay on beautiful Saint Mary's campus. Here, you'll meet people from across the country, learn a lot about yourself, and discover what beauty really means.

  • Saint Mary's College students serve as mentors
  • Participate in service projects around the community
  • Practice true self care
  • Meet people from a variety of faith backgrounds
  • Put faith, beauty, and justice in action

The deadline to apply is July 10. 
HALF-PRICE and FULL scholarships are available

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​Each week of our Embody Theology Summer Institute is limited to 30 participants. Applications will be accepted until spaces are filled. Participation is open to high school girls entering grades 10 – 12 in the fall of 2022. Students who are accepted into this competitive program may apply for full or half scholarships.

Vaccinations are required to participate in Embody, including being up-to-date with the COVID-19 vaccination. The COVID-19 guidelines for the Summer Academic Institutes could change, depending on current conditions. Learn more.

The Dialogue and Democracy Academic Institute runs concurrently with the first week of the Embody Summer Theology Institute. While this program is full, interested participants can be placed on a wait list. 


Discussing Faith
At Embody, you'll discover new dimensions of your faith and learn how to make it part of all the aspects of your life. Work through your personal questions with the support of camp faculty, mentors, and peers.

Why Embody?
Curious about Embody Theology Summer Institute for high school girls? Our faculty and staff give a brief overview of the week, why it's important, and who should come.

Serving the Community
During Embody, you'll spend time out in the local community at various non-profits. You'll learn what it means to serve versus help and how that action enhances your own life.

Saint Mary's campus is a smoke-free and tobacco-free environment


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The Embody Theology Summer Institute is supported by a grant by Lilly Endowment, Inc.