Texas Teen Camp


Forge new lifelong friendships and create some unforgettable memories this summer at LYC Teen Camp!



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

Campers: Ages 13-17
Younger Staff: Ages 16-18
Adult Staff: Ages 19+
Mini Campers: Ages 12 & under

Arrival Dates/Times

Position Arrival method Date Time
Staff Flying/airport transfers Sunday, July 11, 2021 Before 3:00pm
Driving Sunday, July 11, 2021 Between 10:00am and 6:00pm
Campers Flying/airport transfers Tuesday, July 13, 2021 Before 3:00pm
Driving Tuesday, July 13, 2021 Between 1:00pm and 4:00pm

Staff with campers/mini-campers
Unless you are a staff member who has received approval from the camp director, you should not bring campers early. Camper arrival date is Tuesday, July 13th; plan on finding a way for campers to arrive on that date. Mini-campers who are accompanying you may arrive with you, however they will be your responsibility for the entirety of the pre-camp period.

Departure Date

Monday, July 26, 2021 no later than 10:00am unless staying for Preteen camp.

For those flying, please plan on finding a morning flight, as everyone will be taken to the airport in time for morning flights.

Activities

Activities this year will include: Archery, Aquatics, Basketball, Canoeing, Dance, Horseback Riding, Life Roles, Media, Speech, Softball, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball and Waterskiing.

Service Areas for staff include: Counselors & Assistant Counselors (must be 21 or older; Counselor's Assistants may be 19), Campus Improvement, Custodial, Dish washing, First aid, Kitchen, Laundry, Mini-Camp and Office.

We are asking all staff applicants to choose at least one service area where they would be willing to serve.

Costs

Application Fee Tuition Fee
1st Camper in Family $10.00 $295.00
2nd Camper in Family $10.00 $245.00
3rd Camper in Family $10.00 $195.00
Staff $10.00 $50.00
Mini Campers $10.00 n/a

Your application fee is due at the time of application.

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Airport Information

Airport transfers will be provided from Dallas-Forth Worth (DFW) or Tyler Pounds Regional Airport (TYR).

Airport transportation fees: $20.00 each way.

Airport Arrival & Departure Restrictions:
We will be utilizing a coach service to transport everyone who is flying in to 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, as we will be unable to assist in transportation of people outside of the available windows.

Airport Arrivals/Departures
We will not be providing transport from Dallas Love Field airport. If you wish to fly there, there are local companies that can shuttle you to and from Dallas-Fort Worth airport, however arranging that transfer will be your own responsibility.

Deadlines

Applications will be accepted from January 3, 2021 - May 30, 2021.

Late applications will not be accepted.

Tuition costs are due no later than June 11, 2021.

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 ([email protected]) 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 fees and tuition costs are fully refundable in case of cancellation until June 11th, 2021. After that date refunds will be given at the sole discretion of the camp director.

Questions?

Questions regarding camp, the application process, or payments should be directed to Jenny Penman at:
(980) 254-0132
[email protected]