The Outdoor Education Program (OEP) provides an adaptive outdoor science curriculum and interactive learning activities through an outreach program at the retreat’s nature preserve. The OEP targets special education and mainstream students enrolled in 1st-12th grade at many different Texas school districts.
Email Grant Critchfield for additional information
The Weekend Retreat Program operates late August through May to allow hospitals, support groups, churches, etc., to visit the retreat to enjoy respite and recreation. Sleeping accommodations, meeting rooms, and delicious meals are all part of your weekend stay. Call for pricing (254)554-5555
The Summer Camp Program encourages children with chronic illness to participate in one of twelve week-long, diagnosis specific camps by arrangement with their hospital or professional organization. It encourages physical achievement and social development through specialized activities.
Email Laura Nickel, program director for additional information.
Summer schedule 2013:
June 6-9 People With Smiles (children with Prader Willi syndrome)
June 10-14 Camp Grey Dove (children with a sibling that has/had cancer)
June 17-21 Camp Bluebonnet (children with diabetes and their siblings)
June 23-28 Camp Out On A Limb (children missing two or more limbs)
July 1-3 Project Heartbeat (children from displaced homes)
July 8-12 Camp Teen Challenge (teens with visual impairments)
July 15-19 Hands Down 2 (teens with hand differences)
July 21-26 Camp AMC ( children with Amyoplasia and similar Arthrogryposis conditions)
July 28-Aug 1 Camp Willow (children with asthma)
Aug 4-8 Soaring Eagle (children with neurological differences)