Parent / Campers FAQs
How do I register my child for camp?
HLCCC registration is online through our website. You will need to get instructions and a “Registration Code” from your church leader. The completed registration form can be digitally signed by the parent/legal guardian. You can print, if you wish to sign a paper form. The manually signed form can be scanned and upload to the registration system.
How do I pay for camp?
Payment for camp will go through the church leader. All payment to HLCCC will be provided by the church. The online registration system does not take any form of payment.
What is the cancellation policy?
HLCCC will refund a cancelled reservation less the deposit if both the written notification to HLCCC and the online cancellation are within the 30 day deadline date. However, camp fees can be transferred to another camper. There is no refund after the 30 day deadline date.
Where will my child be housed?
Your church group will sleep in a bunkhouse based on gender. All females from your church will be in one bunkhouse and the males in a separate bunkhouse. Each church group may share a bunkhouse with other churches. All bunkhouses are fully air conditioned, and have restrooms/showers. Each camper will need to bring bedding,toiletries, towels, etc.
What is the camp dress code?
Campers (students and adults) are expected to reflect a Christian example by their dress. Sponsors, parents, and church leaders are responsible for the clothing and appearance of the student and adults attending camp.Modest skirts, dresses, shorts, and jeans are acceptable. Immodest short shorts or tops, small tank tops, tight clothing (leggings or yoga pants), spaghetti strap tops, distasteful designs or messages, or other extreme clothes are not acceptable. One-piece swimsuits are preferred. All other swim wear will require a dark colored t-shirt to be worn over them at all times including while in the pool.Campers may be asked to change their attire if an adult or HLCCC staff feels their dress is inappropriate.Boys should wear a shirt unless in the pool.
What does a day at camp look like?
Morning – Quiet time, breakfast, worship, activity rotations based on your color group.
Afternoon – Continuing activity rotations along with lunch
Evening – Dinner followed by worship and a message (a decision time will be on one or more nights). Church group time will follow worship. Each church will be given a specific location for their church group to meet.
What if my child has physical limitations?
Notify the church leader, who will then notify HLCCC. We will make every effort to house and accommodate any camper with special needs. The topography of the camp will limit some access to certain activities.
What if my child has dietary restrictions?
Notify the church leader, who will then notify HLCCC. This information should be explained in detail on the camper registration form. Advance notice is requested to enable HLCCC to provide alternative options.
What if my child needs to leave early?
For the safety of all campers, any student leaving early MUST be picked up at either the Main office or Health Center. A notification signed by the parent/legal guardian must be provided. The adult picking up the student must provide identification.The church leader will escort the student to the pick- up location, and sign the Early Release form.
What if my child needs to bring medication?
All medications (prescription or over-the-counter) MUST be in the original container. A Medication Administration Form must be filled out online from the parent.camper dashboard and printed and signed by the parent/legal guardian. The form and medication is placed in a zip-lock back and brought to the Health Center at check-in on Day 1. The medication is given to the medical staff which will secure all medications in the Health Center. Medications will be administered as per RX label by the medical staff. No medications (including adult sponsors) will be left in any bunkhouse.HLCCC Health Center is stocked with a variety of over-the-counter medications and can be given as per the parent’s authorization.
What is the Ring the Bell Ceremony?
The ceremony is to recognize and celebrate those students who have made a decision to follow Christ. They will have any opportunity to ring a large bell and have their name announced.
Can my child receive mail while at camp?
Incoming mail is sorted by church groups and can be received by a sponsor each day at the Camp Office. Mail sent to campers should be addressed to: Camper’s Name (Church Group & which Camp Attending) Highland Lakes Camp and Conference Center 5902 Pace Bend Rd. N. , Spicewood, TX 78669
Can I purchase a care package for my child?
Care Packages can be purchased through the Highland Lakes Camp Gift Shop / Concessions. Parents can order a variety of care packages or gift cards AND enclose a personal note of encouragement for their camper. To order, please visit the Camp Store menu tab located under Resources.
How much spending money should my child bring?
During breaks and recreation time, HLC provides a conveniently located concession stand so that students can cool off with a soft drink or pick up a snack.Items available will include: Soft drinks, bottled water, candy, & other snacks.
Items cost: $0.50—$3
Souvenirs and Camp T-Shirts are available at the Camp Highlands Gift Shop. Color Group Shirts, bandanas and other spirit items may also be purchased at the Gift Shop.
Items cost: $1—$20
Will I have access to camp photos?
Yes, camp photos will be posted to our gallery by the end of the camp session. All photos and videos are free to view or download as a single image. You can order a print photo on the website which will be mailed to you, or you can purchase the entire digital download either by camp photo gallery or video gallery. To view camp photos, please visit the Media menu tab under Resources.
Can I watch the worship services?
Yes, the worship service is live on our YouTube channel. Click here to view now or search for previous sessions.