January 13-15, 2024

Middle School Winter Retreat

Middle School Winter Retreat!

Middle School Winter Retreat
January 13, 2024 to January 15, 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 01/10/23 at 11:59 pm. (Links found below.)

Here are things you must know:

• The camp is 6th-8th 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 $365 but will only have to pay $265 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 scholarships:

We want to help get you to retreat!

Packing List

Great freedom is allowed in dress at camp. Most of your modest clothing worn at home during
Texas Winter weather is sometimes very cold. 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
• 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
• 4=pairs of socks
• 4= pairs of underwear
• 4= pairs of shorts
• 4= t-shirts
• sweat pants
• sweatshirts or jacket
• Flashlight (batteries for flashlight)
• Laundry bag
• Sunscreen, repellents and other needed medications

Departures & Arrivals

Bus 1 & 2
Departing South Texas Youth for Christ office at 10401 W IH-10, San Antonio, TX 78230 on Saturday January 13, 2024 12:45 pm to arrive at Camp Buckner by 3:00pm

Returning from Camp Buckner on Monday January 15, 2024 11:30am to arrive at South Texas Youth for Christ office by 1:30pm

Bus 3
Departing City Life Center 1301 Colima, San Antonio, TX 78207 on Saturday January 13, 2024 12:45 pm to arrive at Camp Buckner by 3:00pm

Returning from Camp Buckner Monday January 15, 2024 11:30am to arrive at City Life Center by 1:30pm

*Note: Students should be advised to eat before arriving to the bus departure sites, as there will not be food available until they reach the campsite at 6pm.

Camp Buckner

We are back at the beautiful Camp Bucker location:

3835 FM2342
Burnet, TX 78611

Emergency Contact:

YFC Camp Resident
Gabriella Melendez

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@sayfc.com

Adult Camper Registration Forms