Rest, Relax, & Retreat
Tejas is a premiere Christian retreat center in Giddings, Texas that allows groups of all ages to get away from daily distractions, to rest, build friendships, and ultimately focus on their relationship with Christ. Tejas provides the facilities, meals, gourmet coffee shop and a recreation selection which allows you the freedom to custom design your own program. We look forward to partnering with your ministry and seeing lives transformed for Christ. If you have any questions, please contact us:
Accommodations & Facilities
Tejas is capable of accommodating various group sizes; from small Bible studies to large Christian conferences with hundreds of people. Our Texas campus retreat has two main sections: Tejas and Meadows with the pool centrally located inbetween. For our church groups, we offer 55 private rooms, 12 bunk houses, and 11 conference rooms – all comfortable, clean, and welcoming. Our accommodations have the modern conveniences you need and the personal touch you expect from Tejas. Please follow the links for additional information:
Retreat Dates & Rates
Tejas spring retreat season runs from January 3 to May 20, 2018 and opens for the fall retreat season from August 24 to November 11, 2018. We are closed March 26 – April 1, 2018 for Easter. (Note: we do not have retreats during our Summer Camps and Lights of Tejas event.)
Our rates are per person and include lodging, meals, one conference room set up, recreation, and water/coffee in your conference room. Please follow the link to our price information:
Coffee House & Gift Shop
Here at Tejas, our Coffee House serves up delicious hot cappuccino, latte, and espresso drinks as well as frozen frappes and cold smoothies. Start your morning off right with a great cup of coffee or come see us later for your ‘pick me up’ drink that will punch your afternoon slump right in the mouth. We also a selection of candy, snacks, and sodas to help you get your sugar buzz on. The Gift Shop has Tejas apparel, unique home decor, drinkware, and other fantastic items. Be sure to stop by during your stay.
Retreat Season Hours: Saturdays 8am-5:00pm. Sundays 8am-9:30am. Located in the heart of Tejas next to our Dining Hall
At Tejas we strive for excellence in all things, and that includes our dining experience. We plan your retreat menu specifically geared towards your groups demographic, i.e. children, men, families, etc. Each lunch and supper always includes a full salad bar, and each meal features plenty of choices. We won’t let you leave hungry, you’re welcome to come back for seconds and even thirds! Please let our guest coordinators know if you have a special menu, or dietary request.
See a Sample Menu ⇓
Friday Supper – Roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetables, dinner rolls, salad bar, and dessert.
Saturday Breakfast – Eggs, biscuits & gravy, bacon, diced potatoes, fruit, yogurt, muffins, and cereal.
Saturday Lunch – Ham & cheese pretzel sandwich, sausage, fries, salad bar, and cookies.
Saturday Supper – Fried chicken, mac & cheese, green beans, rolls, salad bar, and dessert.
Sunday Breakfast – Cinnamon rolls, eggs, sausage, cheesy tots, fruit, yogurt, muffins, and cereal.
The Recreation staff at Tejas has lots of fun activities for you to participate in! We offer the use of our climbing wall, zip line, pool, and swimming lake on Saturdays during designated times. We also have many activities that do not require facilitating or scheduling, and therefore are open for use throughout the day. These activities include Gaga Ball, a game room, disc golf, and boating just to name a few. Other special activities like mud pit games or campfires can be scheduled with our guest coordinators.
See All Recreation Choices ⇓
These activities are open to all guests and are offered at their scheduled times. (Note: water activities are open the beginning of March until the last full weekend of October.)
- Climbing Wall and Zip Line (Sat. 1pm-5pm)
- Pool (Sat. 1pm-5pm)
- Swimming Lake and Activities (Sat. 1pm-5pm)
These activities require advanced notice, so please communicate with a Guest Coordinator if you wish to participate in these activities. You will receieve a form which will allow you to include all of your recreation details.
- Evening Campfires
- Mud Pit Games
There are many activities at Tejas that are open for use throughout the day that do not require facilitators or scheduling.
- Disc Golf
- Covered Basketball Gym
- Sand Volleyball Court
- Gaga Ball
- Large Rec Fields (can be reserved)
- Walking Trails
- Pool Tables
- Air Hockey
- Table Tennis
- Fishing (bring your own equipment)
- Canoes and Kayaks