March 14-17, 2024

High School Spring Retreat

High School Retreat!

High School Spring Break Retreat
March 14-17, 2024

Camp forms and scholarship applications must be completed and submitted by parent as soon as possible to secure a spot. Registration will close on Wednesday 03/13/24 at 11:59 pm. (Links found below.)

Here are things you must know:

• The camp is 9th-12th grade.
• Camp Payment must be paid via link below.
• Scholarship Applications (YFC or Angel Tree) can help offset the cost of camp (applications links found below).
• Total Cost is $395 but will only have to pay $295 out of pocket unless applying for scholarships. (Everyone can apply for scholarships however, a $75 out-of-pocket deposit is paid by all)
• Deposits and 3 Community Service hours are still required if applying for scholarships.

Please explore available scholarship options:

We want to help get you to retreat!

Packing List

Great freedom is allowed in dress at camp. Modest, comfortable and weather appropriate clothing are highly encouraged to ensure students are prepared for various activities and weather conditions. No expensive outfits, please. Anything beyond that and you will be overdressed. You will want a set of old clothes for messy games.

Here is a checklist of basic essentials you will need while at camp:
• 2 Towels
• Bedding (sheets. pillow, blankets or sleeping bag)
• Bible
• Journal & pen
• Backpack or fanny pack
• Hat
• Sunglasses
• Water bottle
• Toiletries ( deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, soaps, toothpaste and brush, shaving
cream, razor, etc.)
• A Swimming Towel and washcloths (2-3)
• Shower shoes or flip flops
• 1 pair of tennis shoes – at least one older well- worn pair for dirty games.
• Poncho or good raincoat
• 5 =pairs of socks
• 5 = pairs of underwear
• 5 = pairs of shorts
• 5 = t-shirts
• sweat pants
• sweatshirts or jacket
• Flashlight (batteries for flashlight)
• Laundry bag
• Sunscreen, repellents and other needed medications
• Students get with site director to coordinate with the camp theme outfit

Departures & Arrival

Bus #1
Departing South Texas Youth for Christ office (10401 W IH-10 San Antonio, TX 78230) on March 14th. Students must arrive at 12:00 PM.

We will arrive at Camp Buckner (3835 FM 2342, Burnett, TX 78611) on March 14th at approximately at 3:00 PM.

Will return to this location approximately at 2:10pm on March 17th.

Bus #2
Departing at City Life Center (1301 Colima St, San Antonio, TX 78207) on March 14th. Student must arrive at this location at 12:30 PM.

We will arrive at Camp Buckner (3835 FM 2342, Burnett, TX 78611) on March 14th at approximately at 3:15 PM.

Will return to this location approximately at 2:20 PM on March 17th.

Bus #3
Departing at King of Glory Familia (2627 Oak Island Dr, San Antonio, TX 78264) on March 14th. Students must arrive at 12:00 PM.

We will arrive at Camp Buckner (3835 FM 2342, Burnett, TX 78611) on March 14th at approximately at 3:30 PM.

Will return to this location approximately at 2:30 PM on March 17th.

*Note: Parents are to stay with student(s) during drop-off on March 14th to fill out hard copy forms. Students are advised to eat before arriving to the bus departure sites, as there will not be food available until dinner time at the campsite.

Camp Buckner

We are back at the beautiful Camp Bucker location:

3835 FM2342
Burnet, TX 78611

Emergency Contact:

STYFC Camp Director
Gabriella Melendez
210.334.5404
gabriellam@styfc.net

Questions or Concerns:

Feel free to contact Gabriella Melendez at 210.334.5404 with any questions or concerns while your child is away at camp. Or you can also contact Chuck Skarin Chucks@styfc.net

Adult Camper Registration Forms