Camp Capers

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Camp Capers is an Episcopal camp located in the Texas Hill Country in the Diocese of West Texas. 

An atmosphere of caring and acceptance pervades the camp programs of the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas. Children, youth and adults work, play and grow together as they develop a community of trust, openness and sharing. Participants are challenged to grow spiritually, physically, emotionally and socially. Opportunities abound for making new friends, meeting people from across the state, learning new skills, taking responsibility for oneself, others and God's world, and having lots and lots of fun! The Episcopal Diocese of West Texas seeks to provide opportunities for people of all ages to encounter transforming relationships with Jesus Christ. Every participant and staff member is nurtured and cared for as a valued member of the Body of Christ.

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Camp Capers is located in Waring, TX, an hour north of San Antonio, following I-10 West. Camp Capers' Main Gate is the entrance for Summer Camp and retreat guests. For service gate access, please contact the office before driving to Camp Capers, as some cell phone service plans have unreliable coverage near the gate. If you are arriving after dark, there are red reflectors on the road and a red reflective C at the entrance. Once you arrive, you will turn in and drive 1/2 mile, passing the cabins, turning right, then driving past the pool, to the Elder Family Welcome Center. 


Camp Capers' Upcoming Retreats and Camp Sessions

  • Click here for Summer Camp 2019 dates and information.
Mother / Daughter Retreat: September 13 - 15, 2019

A weekend away for daughter and their moms (or mother-figures) filled with time to relax, pray, and play together. The cost is $150 per adult and $110 per child (ages 6 - 18 years old). Led by the Revs. Shanna Neff and Alex Holloway. Click here to sign up.

Art and Soul Retreat: October 11 - 13, 2019

A weekend retreat focused on creating space for creativity and for spiritual, Christian learning in community with other artists from across the diocese. Click here to sign up.

Mother / Son and Father / Daughter Retreat: November 15 - 17, 2019

A brand-new weekend retreat for parents to experience Camp Capers alongside your child, led by the Revs. Beth Wyndham and Brad Landry. Mothers with sons and fathers with daughters are invited to make memories that will last a life time. The cost is $150 per adult and $110 per child (ages 6 - 18 years old). Click here to sign up. 

Mid-Winter Camp I: January 3 - 5, 2020

A weekend retreat for senior high campers, enrolled in ninth through twelfth grade in January 2020. Online registration opens November 1, 2019.

Mid-Winter Camp II: January 10 - 12, 2020

A weekend retreat for junior high campers, enrolled in sixth through eighth grade in January 2020. Online registration opens November 1, 2019.

Mid-Winter Camp III: January 17 - 19, 2020

A weekend retreat for primary campers, enrolled in third through fifth grade in January 2020. Online registration opens November 1, 2019.

Father / Son Retreat: February 7 - 9, 2020

A weekend retreat for fathers, father-figures, and their sons to share quality time away from the responsibilities of everyday life playing games, studying the Bible, and sharing delicious food. Registration will open November 1, 2019.

Bishop Reed's Spring Retreat at Camp Capers: April 17 - 19, 2020

Bishop Reed invites all clergy, church members, visitors, family, and friends to join him for the Bishops Spring Retreat, "The Good, The True, and the Beautiful," at Camp Capers, a weekend focused on themes of creativity and spirituality. The retreat will feature several presentations from keynote speakers, break out sessions, time to rest and reflect, delicious food, and conclude with Eucharist. More information will be announced in 2020.

 

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