Texas Pre-Teen Camp

Applicant Information

Campers ages 7-12.
High School Workers ages 15-17.
Adult Workers ages 18 and up.

Dates

Staff Arrival: Monday, July 22 – between 10:00am and 2:00pm
Camper Arrival: Monday, July 22 – between noon and 5:00pm
Departure: Friday, July 27 – before noon

Note:If you will also been attending the LYP Teen Camp immediately prior to the Preteen camp, you are able to stay “On-site” between the two events.

Deadline

All applications should be returned no later than Sunday, May 26, 2018. Applications received after that date may be accepted, but your chances of acceptance will drop.

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 (jennypenman@livingyouth.org) or phone (980) 254-0132.

Registration for LYP Preteen Camp 2018 in Texas begins on February 11th. For more information on the camp, or to begin registration, click on More Info.

Texas Preteen Camp 2018

Come join us at the 2018 Texas Preteen Camp for fun-filled days in the summer sun, making friends and learning about God’s wonderful way of life! In the heart of the pinewoods of East Texas, Lone Star Camp serves as a beautiful facility with air-conditioned meeting rooms, dormitories, cabins, and family housing, all with private bathroom and shower facilities. The large gymnasium hosts indoor courts, as well as a number of classrooms. There is also a 25-acre lake, which provides a lovely setting, and pairs nicely with the brand new 25-meter pool! Hone your skills and learn a few new ones, as you enjoy the wide variety of activities, music, sports, games, and of course, the ever-popular Fun Show!

Location

Lone Star Camp, 6829 FM 317, Athens, TX 75752

Applicant Information

Campers ages 7-12.

High School Workers ages 15-17.

Adult Workers ages 18 and up. Age, experience, and interests will be considered where possible in staff placement.

Mini Campers: ages 6 and under. Staff members who will be bringing younger children who are not old enough to be campers must still submit a mini-camper application for each.

Sibling Campers: Staff members who must bring older children 13-14 years of age must submit a camper sibling application for each and will be charged application and tuition fees.

Dates

Staff Arrival: Sunday, July 22 – between 10:00am and 2:00pm

Camper Arrival: Sunday, July 22 – between noon and 5:00pm

Departure: Friday, July 27 – before noon

Note:If you will also been attending the LYP Teen Camp immediately prior to the Preteen camp, you are able to stay “On-site” between the two events.

Costs

Application Fee Tuition Fee
1st Camper in Family $5.00 $150.00
2nd Camper $5.00 $135.00
3rd Camper or More $5.00 $115.00
Mini Camper $5.00 $25.00
Sibling Camper $5.00 $150.00
High School Worker $10.00 $50.00
Adult Staff $10.00 $50.00

Note: Application fees are non-refundable and are due with the application. Tuition fees are due after acceptance, closer to the time of camp.

Airport Transportation

Physical address for people driving directly to camp: Lone Star Camp, 6829 FM 317, Athens, TX 75752

What airport should staff and campers fly into/out of? The most convenient airports to fly in and out of are the Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL), or Tyler Pounds Regional Airport (TYR). You can also fly into Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), however due to the distance from camp there is an increased fee for airport pickup.

Before finalizing any flight arrangements, please contact Lori Forrestier at forrestier@aol.com or (903) 830-0198 so that we can help you arrange the best travel plan.

Will there be airport transportation pickup/drop-off for this camp? Yes. It will be $15 each-way for flights to/from Tyler Pounds Regional Airport, and $25.00 from Dallas Love Field Airport or Dallas/Fort Worth.

Deadline

Camper applications will be accepted until Sunday, June 17th. Staff Applications will be accepted until Sunday, June 3rd.

How to Pay

We now accept online credit or debit card payments. Visit https://camp.livingyouth.org to register for camp and pay your fees online. 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: LYP Office, 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 (jennypenman@livingyouth.org) or phone (980) 254-0132.

Send Application 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 last) no refunds will be given.

Questions?

Questions regarding camp should be directed to Jason Fritts (Camp Director):
(804)-557-3757
jfritts@lcg.org

Questions regarding the application process or payments should be directed to Jenny Penman at:
(980) 254-0132
jennypenman@livingyouth.org

Texas Preteen Camp is underway!

New photos added each day, so come back and check them out!

Posted by Living Youth Programs on Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Lone Star Camp: Athens, TX

Texas Camp Build Project

New Camp Dates in Texas!

The following is a list of camp dates for our Teen Camp and Preteen Camp in Texas for the next 10 years:

2017:
Teen- July 10 – July 23
Preteen- July 24 – July 30

2018:
Teen- July 9 – July 22
Preteen- July 23 – July 29

Read more

2017 Youth Camp Directors in the United States

Camp Directors for summer camp programs in the United States for 2017 are:

Texas Teen Camp 2017 – Sheldon Monson
Adventure Camp 2017 – United States – Sheldon Monson
Missouri Preteen Camp 2017 – Gene Hilgenberg
North Carolina Preteen Camp 2017 – Mark Sandor
Texas Preteen Camp 2017 – Jason Fritts

We would like to thank Mr. Bob Rodzaj for his willingness to serve as the Texas Preteen Camp director for the past two summers. His service has been appreciated.

–Sheldon Monson (Youth Director/Living Church of God)

2016 Texas Staff Assignments and Activity Schedule

Staff assignments for 2016 Texas Preteen Camp!  These will be revised and updated, as needed.

Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32  2016 LYC Texas Preteen Camp Staff Roster 27Jun16

We’re pleased to be able to also make available the Daily Activity Schedule for LYC Texas Preteen 2016.

Adobe_PDF_file_icon_32x32  2016 LYC Texas Preteen Camp Activity Schedule 3Jun16

LYC Registration is Open!

We’re now accepting registrations for all of the North America-based LYC Summer camps! Some of the camps will fill up quickly, so don’t delay!

For more information on the various camps, head to: https://camp.livingyouth.org/camps/, and to register for camp, visit https://camp.livingyouth.org/.

The registration process is quick and easy, but if you have any questions on how to go about registering for camp, visit https://camp.livingyouth.org/Support/.