Summer Camp

 

 We are SO excited for camp this year! This is one of our favorite things that we do in the student ministry and can't wait to see what God is going to do!

 

 

SIGN UP:

Please fill out the forms below and turn into Garrett Ashley, the Student Pastor, at church or drop off at the church office during office hours. 

Summer Camp Sign-Up Form.pdf

Medical Release Form.pdf

You can pay for your student to go to camp by check or cash, attached to the form when turned it. 


WHAT TO BRING:

Bible, pen & notebook
Personal hygiene items
Pillow
Bedding
Clothes (for camp and mission work)
Closed-toed shoes
Swim suit (BBC appropriate. See below)
Watch and/or alarm clock
Water bottle
Sunscreen
Hat
Bug spray
Sunglasses
Basketball, frisbee, etc.
$$ for meals on bus ride ($40 - $60)
Meds (turn into Mikayla before we depart)
Spending money (optional)

 

SCHEDULE 

FIRST DAY
2:00 Check-In
4:15 Life Group Leader Meeting
5:00  Dinner
6:45 Life Group Bible Study
7:00 Student Pastor Gathering
8:00 Worship
9:30 Church Group Gathering
11:00 Lights Out

OTHER DAYS
7:00 Breakfast and Quiet Time
8:15 Life Group Leader Meeting
9:00 Rise
10:15 Mission Huddle
11:00 Lunch
11:30 Leave for Mission Sites
4:00 Back on Campus (Supply Drop-Off on Day 4)
4:00 Free Time Options
5:00 Dinner
6:15 Life Group Bible Study
6:45 Student Pastor Gathering
7:30 Worship
9:15 Church Group Gathering
11:00 Lights Out

LAST DAY
7:00 Breakfast and Quiet Time
9:00 Rise
10:00 Dismiss


FAQ:

What is camp all about?

We will be heading to San Angelo, TX for Student Life Camp at Angelo State University this year. Student Life is a camp designed to allow students to disconnect from their normal routines and take a week to connect with Christ. A typical day consists of programed worship and preaching times in the morning and at night, small group discussions, individual Bible reading times, and service projects during the day. The service projects are a 5 hour block of time where we do anything from landscaping and construction to hosting community activities with local children and the elderly.

What are the travel details?
We will be embarking on an 3.5 hour van ride that will be departing from Bulverde Baptist Church on Monday, June 17 at 9:30 am and arriving in San Angelo that afternoon. The first scheduled stop will not take place until we stop for lunch that afternoon. Food and drinks are allowed in the vans as long as all trash is properly disposed of. We will leave camp around 10:30 am on Friday, June 21 and will arrive back at Bulverde Baptist Church around 3:30 pm.

 

How much does it cost?
The cost for the retreat is $380 which includes your camp food, housing, activities, shirts, etc. You will also need money for meals while we are on the road to and from San Angelo. We will have lunch on the trip to ASU, and we will have lunch on the way back to Bulverde. We recommend around $20-$30 for this ($10-$15 a meal). If you want anything outside of this including extra snacks and camp souvenirs, then please plan accordingly.

Do you allow cell phones or electronics?
Student Life Camp is a great opportunity to unplug for a week and focus solely on connecting with Christ. We also want to promote the building of relationships with other students in our Student Ministry. One of the ways that we try to promote this experience is by not allowing cell phones or any other electronics to be brought. We also do not allow non-Christian reading materials.


What do I do with my medication?
Please inform us of your medical needs and turn in all medication to us prior to our departure to ASU. All medication will be kept secure by the leaders, and we will help remind you to take your medication at the appropriate times.

Is there a dress code for camp or swimming?
Student Life Camp has its own dress code that we will be following while on the bus and while at camp…
No tight clothing (such as leggings) or clothing that reveals undergarments
No short shorts or skirts (Stand with your arms by your side. If your fingertips are touching skin, your shorts or skirt should be longer.)
Shirts should have straps that are at least three fingers wide
No clothing that promotes alcohol, cigarettes or any other inappropriate items
No clothing with questionable sayings, slogans, etc.
For swim suits: no speedos. no two-pieces. We suggest wearing dark shorts and a dark t-shirt over your swim suit.


Can I contact my kid at camp?
Yes! You can visit studentlife.com/parents to send personal messages to your student while they are at camp. They will be handed out to them during our church group time in the mornings. You can also call Garrett Ashley or Mikayla Ashley if you ever need to get ahold of your student quickly.

How can I stay informed of camp activities and travel updates?
Please subscribe to our Flocknote notification service by texting “BBCSTUDENTS” to 84576. We will send out travel updates and inform you of possible changes to arrival times through it. For updates throughout the week, please visit our social media pages on FB and Instagram!

Who can I contact about further questions?
Please feel free to contact Garrett Ashley with any other questions or concerns. We want you to be fully informed, feel safe, and be excited about going to camp.
Cell: 210 618-2708
Email: garrettfashley@gmail.com

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