Camp Maria Retreat Center a 10 acre site on Southern Maryland’s Breton Bay. Located outside Leonardtown, MD, Camp Maria is convenient to Washington DC, Northern Virginia, and Baltimore.
Camp Maria fulfills a vital need by providing a beautiful and peaceful getaway from an often hectic and fast-paced world.
We host many diverse groups, including youth groups, family groups, women and men’s groups, student groups, Catholic and non-Catholic church groups, and special-needs groups.
Camp Maria offers a variety of meeting rooms, dining lodge, game room, bathhouse, and various lodging buildings. A total of 153 beds are available (51 in heated buildings). All buildings are wheelchair accessible.
Outdoor facilities include an outdoor altar area, large field areas, boardwalk and pier, canoes, pool, campfire site, basketball and volleyball courts, swings, picnic table area, and large shaded areas with chairs. The pier and pool are wheelchair accessible.
Camp Maria Retreat Center offers limited Private Retreat opportunities. All retreats should reflect the mission of our ministry. Reservations must be made no later than 14 days prior to the retreat. Payment for private retreats must be received 10 days prior to arrival.
ORATORY – Secluded space protected from the weather for small group meetings or quiet prayer. Many of the Oratory furnishings have been funded by The Class of 1958, St. Mary’s Academy in Leonardtown, MD. Sister Julia Clare Fontaine, SCN was a beloved teacher of theirs. A beautiful abstract art piece by Fr. Jaroslaw Gamrot, Pastor of Holy Face Church in Great Mills, MD dominates this prayerful space.