Retreats & Facility Rental

Camp Capers lends itself to spiritual retreats, conferences, seminars, reunions, and much more. Welcome to this special place, where the power of nature's bounty nourishes, restores, and rejuvenates. 

Camp Capers is located on 188 acres in the Texas Hill Country, bordered by the Guadalupe River. The camp sits about halfway between Kerrville and Boerne, four miles east of I-10, near Waring. Camp Capers has numerous buildings and meeting areas around the campus, providing a variety of options that can meet the needs of any group.

Camp Capers would love to host your conference or retreat. For rates and availability, please contact David Griffin at 830-995-3966 or Programmatic planning assistance is also available, at request, for any event. 

For a growing photo album of available facilities, please visit the Camp Capers Facebook page.



Meadow Cross and River Bluff Lodges

1-32.jpgThese fully air-conditioned, two-story lodges are a comfortable and convenient place for groups or individuals to stay. Each bedroom has two queen-size beds and a private bath. A deck and porch wraps around both stories of each facility providing a scenic overlook of Camp Capers. River Bluff has eight rooms and Meadow Cross has twelve.

River Cottage & Retreat House

Located on a bluff of the Guadalupe River, the River Cottage can accommodate four people in two identical bedrooms with twin beds and private bathrooms. There is a shared living room area with a small refrigerator and microwave. The Retreat House offers a private bedroom with two twin beds and a shared living and kitchen/dining area.


Housing the thriving Camp Capers Summer Camp during the warmer months, the 16 air-conditioned and heated cabins have four triple-bunk beds each, housing up to 12 people. Cabins have private bathrooms with sinks and showers. The Cabins are divided into two "quads" of eight cabins each, separated by a large field for easy division by gender or age groups.

Dining Hall

The Camp Capers Dining Hall is a place were family and new friends come together to share a meal, talk, sing, and get to know each other. 180 people can comfortably gather in our wood and stone dining hall. Each round table seats 10 adults. Delicious, nutritious home-made meals are served buffet style, and a breakfast or salad bar is also available at every meal. For meal information, contact Food Services Director, Graham McKim.

Group Amenities

Elder Welcome Center

With a breezy front porch complete with patio rocking chairs and a sunset view, the Elder Welcome Center houses our administration offices and Camp Store. The building also has a comfortable breakout meeting space that can accommodate a group of 25. 

Steves Hall

1-61.jpg The fully air-conditioned  Steves Hall features a full kitchen for guest use, laundry facilities, a small conference room, and a large, open meeting area that stands two stories. Steves Hall is located in between a Meadow Bluff and River Cross Lodges.


Activities Building

The Activities Building is a wonderful space to host numerous activities, including keynotes, presentations, dances, and indoor worship. During nice weather, this building can be opened up providing breezes and views from all sides. In inclement weather, it is a dry space with heating. A sound system, projector, and a large screen are available for presentations.

Arts & Crafts Building

The Arts and Crafts building, built in 2004, is a beautiful, air-conditioned native stone structure and can easily accommodate 100 people around tables and chairs. It sits next to the Activities Building and has two covered porches on both sides.


A restored 1900s split-level barn offers two open meeting areas. The bottom level holds 80 people, and the loft will hold up to 25. Give your events, dances, or meetings that unique Hill Country feel.


1-10415554_620705941371104_2917684363230629495_n.jpgThe St. Francis Chapel stands in its original location, with movable wooden benches, open sides, a stone altar, and camp views comparable to the beauty of stained glass. Overhead fans and electric lights facilitate services at any time of day, from dawn to dusk to evening Compline. The chapel can accommodate 160 people.


Camp Capers Amphitheater in Memory of Will Stocker

The Camp Capers Amphitheater in Memory of Will Stocker seats 250 and faces the Guadalupe River. Click here to learn more and to make an online donation.



Nestled under cottonwoods and oaks is the swimming pool surrounded by a grassy lawn and seating areas. The entrance to the pool opens up onto the Centrum, a large covered pavilion with sports court used for basketball or other activities.


The east boundary of Camp Capers is cut by the meandering Guadalupe River. Steps down to the water are met by two floating docks, and groups have access to kayaks and tubes to travel the river. The Meditation Trail takes walkers along the banks of the river and through pristine native grass and forest areas. The outdoor picnic and bonfire area is a place where friends can gather and eat under the canopy of pecan and ball cypress trees. At night, you can watch the fire or count the millions of stars in the sky. We will be happy to supply everything your group needs to have a bonfire or picnic during your stay. 

Ropes/Challenge Course

Camp Capers offers a high and low Ropes and Challenge Course that includes eight low elements, a climbing wall, zip line, and giant swing. Challenge and ropes course activities offer a profound experience for participants and help develop trust, concentration, commitment, confidence, and a sense of accomplishment.