Diocese of Hamilton

Catholic Youth Organization

Youth Ministry, Athletics, Camping and so much more...

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New C.Y.O. Video

The Catholic Youth Organization (C.Y.O.) is one of the

oldest, strongest and most effective non-profit

agencies in the Hamilton community...

Welcome to the new C.Y.O. website.

Important Updates:    

Raffle Draw – Congratulations to our C.Y.O. Children’s Fundraiser Winners!

Thank you to everyone who purchased raffle tickets during our annual C.Y.O. Children’s Fundraising dinner. Also a special thank you to Goemans Appliances for your wonderful support of our agency and children we serve!    Here are the winners:

Silhouette Delux Bar Fridge – Brain Hilson                         Apple iPad Mini – Leo Dunn

Triump 410 Series BBQ – Joanne Mahony                          50″Samsung TV – Korina Pavlak

Raffle Thank You Goemans

Thank you from the C.Y.O. Children’s Fundraiser 

Thank you to our 1,000 plus guests; our wonderful sponsors and our fantastic advertisers.  Thanks to your continued support, we will be making dreams come true for hundreds of children in need, in our community this summer.

 2015 Thank You Email Tag


PA Days at Marydale Park

Looking for a Great Way to spend your PA Days?

For more information about our PA Day programming, simply click on this link Camp Marydale , or contact Karen Hartnett at 905 528-0011, ext. 3602 or karen.hartnett@cyo.on.ca

 C.Y.O. Receives Platinum Award for Best Summer Day Camp!

Readers Choice Award 2014


The C.Y.O. is thrilled to announce that our summer day camp program – Camp Marydale, was awarded the Hamilton Spectator’s Platinum Readers’ Choice Award for favourite summer day camp.  Camp Marydale was the only summer day camp to receive Platinum, the highest level of recognition.  Thank you to everyone who voted and to the 2,300 children and their families who attend Camp Marydale this past summer.   It’s hard to believe, but staff is getting ready for another fun-filled summer and our new easy-to-use camper registration form will be available soon.

C.Y.O. News

One-to-One Campers say Thank you!

One-to-One Campers say Thank you!

August 21st, 2014

Although summer 2014 is coming to an end, the memories of our campers with special needs will last f[...]

C.Y.O. Children's Fundraiser - February 26, 2015

C.Y.O. Children’s Fundraiser – February 26, 2015

July 14th, 2014

Thank you to all of our guests, sponsors and community partners for making our 2014 fundraising dinn[...]

Celebrating 50 years of Camp Marydale

Celebrating 50 years of Camp Marydale

January 23rd, 2013

During 2013, the C.Y.O.’s Camp Marydale reach an incrediable milestone – 50 years!

Since 1963, Ca[...]

A letter from the Executive Director

Thank you for visiting our website, we encourage you to click through our site and check out the many programs and services our agency has available to serve the needs of children, teens and their families in our community.

The Catholic Youth Organization (C.Y.O.) is one of the oldest, strongest and most effective non-profit agencies in our community. Over the past 50 years, we have built our reputation on working with children, teens and their families of all faiths and providing them with Athletic Programs, Leadership Training and Outdoor Education and Recreation opportunities. Many of these programs are inclusive of children with disabilities and to those who are from financially disadvantaged households.