Lone Star Camp is located on two hundred seventy-eight acres in the beautiful pinewoods of East Texas. In the heart of this camp lies a picturesque, spring-fed twenty-five acre lake. Housing includes rustic and modernized cabins, houses, and boys and girls dormitories. Facilities include a welcome center, air-conditioned gymnasium (complete with classrooms and a dance studio), an outdoor pavilion (seats three thousand), a cafeteria (seats four hundred), grass-covered playing fields for soccer, football and softball, an in-ground twenty-five meter outdoor swimming pool, an archery range, and two dozen RV sites.
Applicant Age Information
Staff: Ages 18+
Camper: Ages 13-18
Mini Camper: Ages 12 & under
Staff Arrival: Sunday, July 8, 2018
Camper Arrival: Monday, July 9, 2018
Departure Date: Sunday, July 22, 2018 (not later than noon unless staying to help with clean-up or staying over to work at the Preteen Camp to follow.)
Counselors & Assistant Counselors
If you’re driving to camp, you need to arrive by noon on Sunday, July 8th. If you’re driving from camp, you may depart after 10 am on Sunday, July 22nd. If flying, please refer to the Airport Information section in your acceptance packet.
Activities this year will include: Archery, Aquatics, Basketball, Campus Improvement, Christian Living, Dance, Flag Football (boys only), Leatherwork, Music, Photography, Public Speaking, Softball, Survival Skills, Volleyball and Waterskiing.
Service Areas for staff include: Counselors (must be 21 or older) & Assistant Counselors, Custodial, Dishwashing & Dining Hall Clean-up, Kitchen, Laundry, Mini Camp, Nurse/First Aid, Office, Media, Special Events.
|Application Fee||Tuition Fee|
|1st Camper in Family||$5.00||$300.00|
|2nd Camper in Family||$5.00||$250.00|
|3rd Camper in Family||$5.00||$200.00|
Note: Application fees are non-refundable and are due with the application. Your application will be returned to you unprocessed if received without the application fee being paid.
Note: This camp has hook-ups for RV’s and pop-ups, etc. Any staff members who bring their own campers, RV’s, pop-ups, etc. will have their $50.00 application fees waived. All hook-up fees will be paid by LYP.
Any other fees?
Early campers who must arrive before Monday, July 9th, will be assessed a $20.00 per day fee.
It is recommended that campers and staff fly into or out of Dallas-Fort Worth Airport (DFW) or Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL).
Airport transportation fees: $20 each way.
Airport Arrival & Departure Restrictions: We will be utilizing a coach service to transport everyone who is flying in and out of camp this year. More detailed information will be included in your acceptance packet. Please do not book your tickets until you have received your acceptance packet. The information below is for your general information:
Arriving at an airport
|Attendee Status||Airport||You need to arrive before|
|Counselor or Assistant Counselor||DFW||10:30 am on July 8th|
|DAL||11:00 am on July 8th|
|Staff Member or Early Arrival Camper
Please contact the LYP office before
booking camper tickets for July 8th.
|DFW||3:30 pm on July 8th|
|DAL||3:00 pm on July 8th|
|Camper||All||5:00 pm on July 9th|
Departing from an airport
|Attendee Status||Your flight should not be before|
|Counselor or Assistant Counselor||2:00 pm on July 22nd|
|Staff or Camper||9:00 am on July 22nd|
Staff Applications will be accepted from February 11, 2018 – April 29, 2018.
Camper Applications will be accepted from February 11, 2018 – May 27, 2018.
Tuition fees are due no later than June 1, 2018.
How to Pay
We accept online credit or debit card payments. Visit https://camp.livingyouth.org to register for camp and pay your fees online with your debit or credit card. You may also call Jenny Penman at (980) 254-0132 or fax your card details to (704) 844-1978.
If you prefer to pay by check or money order, mail it made payable to Living Youth Programs to: Living Youth Programs, 2301 Crown Centre Dr., Charlotte, NC 28227.
How to Apply
Visit https://camp.livingyouth.org to register for camp. If you require assistance registering online or need a blank paper application, contact Jenny Penman by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone (980) 254-0132.
Send Applications To:
Living Youth Programs, 2301 Crown Centre Dr., Charlotte, NC 28227 Or fax to: (704) 844-1978. Please do not send applications or payments to the camp director as this will delay processing.
Cancellation / Refund Policy
All refunds for cancellations are given at the sole discretion of the camp director on a case-by-case basis. In general, once you have been accepted to camp, and the registration period has closed (whichever comes later) no refunds will be given.
Questions regarding camp should be directed to Sheldon Monson (Camp Director):
Questions regarding the application process or payments should be directed to Jenny Penman at: