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Ian’s Tejas Story


Joy-filled. Service-centered. High-energy. Sincerely-intentional. These are all phrases to describe Ian. Ian first came to Tejas on a retreat when he was about 12 years old, and, after years had passed, he found himself on the hunt for a job the summer before his junior year of high school. Not...

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Prayer Session


Prior to chapel on Thursday, staff were invited to write out prayers to God for our 2018 summer staff. Pictured is a portion of the penned prayers. We’re so excited for the summer staff teams’s arrival! Want to join the team? Click here for details.

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Join Our Team!


We want YOU to join the Tejas team this summer! 👍👍 For details and to apply: camptejas.org/summerstaff

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Thank You, Directors


We have amazing directors here at Tejas! To express our gratitude, the rest of the team surprised the directors with a breakfast in their honor  Do YOU want to join the Tejas family?! We're hiring! Details and to apply for a summer job or internship: camptejas.org/work-at-tejas.

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Bible Verses on the New Dining Hall


Tejas staff took time to write Bible verses and prayers on the beams of our new dining hall before insulation goes in. Among the wiring and on the beams, we're establishing TRUTH! As construction continues, Bibles are being opened and prayers are being poured out as a covering of this...

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Tejas Expansion Continues


Progress continues to be made on one of the newest edition to Tejas' property - our amazing dining hall expansion! On a scale of 1-10, how excited are you to have an air-conditioned eating space this summer?! Hop on over to our Facebook page and let us know! ☀️

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Bless The Lord, Oh My Soul


“The sun comes up, it’s a new day dawning, it’s time to sing Your song again; whatever may pass and whatever lies before me, let me be singing when the evening comes...” This song was sung at yesterday’s staff chapel..."10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord)" by Matt Redman. Have you heard this...

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Staff Serving Staff


Addison and Molly - Tejas' recruiting team - sit down to discuss what it's like to be a part of the Tejas family. Tejas is gifted with people who love to step in and serve both guests and each other!

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Thank You, Bill


A thank you shout-out to Bill Oakleaf, who has been volunteering at Tejas for over 10 years. Last week at staff chapel, we presented Mr. Bill with an album of stories and photos from the staff. He departs Tejas today for more adventures and memory-making, but hopes to return to...

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Summer is Nearly Here!


The lake's waterslides are up! Are you ready for warmer weather and days spend at the lake?!  We sure are!

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Devoted: An Austin Stone Women’s Retreat


This past weekend, Austin Stone Community Church, gathered women from all five of their campuses and put on a retreat for women, hosted at Tejas. The theme of the retreat was "Devoted," and the women spent the weekend in fellowship, worship, and learning Biblical truth from Ephesians 4.

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Celebrating Texas


From all of us at Tejas to you, Happy Texas Independence Day! 

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Tejas Visits Texas Coffee Traders


A lot goes into giving our guests the best experience when they come to Tejas Camp & Retreat Center. From the recreation activities and conference room set-up, to the quality of food in the dining hall to the variety of snacks in the Hub, we strive to put our best...

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Many Hands Make Light Work


Students and adult leaders from Second Baptist Church in La Grange, Texas came to Tejas Camp & Retreat Center this weekend for a community service project. The group of 60+ volunteers came to Tejas as a part of the church's DNow (Disciple Now) program which is a weekend retreat opportunitiy for youth groups. These 7th-12th grade...

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The Two Are One


The dining hall pavilion expansion and our existing dining hall building have now been permanently joined. Before summer camps started back in June the two structures were close, but just had a temporary solution in place. Now that we have some more time we were able to finish that step...

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Tejas Fun Day


Kids of all ages showed up with smiles and excitement to our annual Tejas Family Fun Day. The hot afternoon made the pool and lakefront popular destinations for fun. Many enjoyed racing a friend down our new double wet willie slides or the double water zip lines. The new giant...

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More Than A Retreat


Time at Tejas is more than just a fieldtrip to escape the tedium of everyday school life. For Central Texas Christian School, their sixth grade fieldtrip to Tejas has been a life-changing and community-building event that has helped the school grow closer together over the years. Middle school is a...

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Steel Arrival


We were able to find a small window between the April thunderstorms to pour the concrete slab for the dining hall. We are eagerly anticipating the arrival of the crew that will be errecting the steel frame at the end of month. This summer the dining hall will remain more...

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“Death In His Grave”


I thought about writing a bit of an elaborate post to expound on the deeper theological meanings of these lyrics, but the reality is that this song really speaks to the redemptive work Christ finished on the cross. I think adding my own thoughts wouldn’t really add anything of substance,...

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