About Highland Lakes

No Better Place

Highland Lakes Camp

Founded in 1954 on the beautiful shores of Lake Travis, Highland Lakes Camp is conveniently located just 35 miles west of Austin, tucked away in a wonderfully secluded Hill Country setting. With quality accommodations and adaptable program facilities able to serve groups of up to 900, we will be a great place to schedule your next camp, conference, meeting, or retreat. We seek to create an atmosphere that encourages relaxation and renewal and provides opportunities for life-changing experiences.

Our friendly staff is committed to bringing exceptional service and the support necessary for the comfort and success of our guests. From delicious meals in the Dining Hall, to an exciting range of recreational and team-building activities, we are willing to go the extra mile to make your stay a memorable one.

Summer Camps

Camp Overview

Journey Camp

7th - 12th Grade

Journey Camp is packed with exciting activities, deep fellowship time, powerful worship, and most importantly God’s truth. Students are challenged in their relationships with Christ and with each other as they encounter God’s love and the joy of a life devoted to Him.

Lift Camp

3rd - 6th Grade

Campers at Lift Camp will experience interactive Bible studies, high-energy worship celebrations, small group discussions, and plenty of wild and fun outdoor activities – all to ensure an unforgettable camp experience leading preteens toward knowing Christ.

Kid's Camp

1st - 3rd Grade

Kid’s Camp is a great way for children to have their first camp experience at Highland Lakes Camp! This one-night camp is full of fun recreation activities, interactive Bible learning, and some camp essentials to give students a camp experience like no other.

Lead Camp

7th - 12th Grade

Lead Camp is a weekend designed to challenge and equip students to become servant leaders to impact their families, church, school, and communities. This weekend is for select students that Student Pastors would like to see developed as a leader.

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Mission and Values

Our programmed camps and retreats are designed with our faith focus in mind to provide opportunities for all of our guests to learn about and grow deeper in their relationship with God.

  • Introduce people to Jesus Christ

  • Connect Christians with other Christians

  • Strengthen believer’s faith

  • Challenge believers to serve mankind

  • Provide a safe place of education for all children, teenagers, and adults

  • Teach leadership, citizenship, personal individual growth, and discipleship in Jesus Christ

  • Serve ministries and churches by providing a place of retreat

  1. We will do everything to the glory of God. (Colossians 3:17)

  2. In all that we do, we will proclaim and teach God’s Word as eternal truth and apply it to our lives. (Deuteronomy 11:18-23)

  3. In all that we do, we will build each other up in unity and love. (1Corinthians 1:10)

  4. We will worship God enthusiastically in Spirit and Truth. (John 4:24)

  5. We will become and we will develop Christ like servant leaders, who lead by example. (Philippians 2:4-8)

  6. We will give 100% to complete every task to the best of the Holy Spirit’s enabling. (Colossians 3:23-24)

  7. We trust God’s leadership implicitly and boldly take risk according to his direction. (Luke 18:27)

  8. Every ministry team member is responsible for creating and protecting the harmony and unity of the team. (Ephesians 4:1-6)

  9. We recognize that each team member has an important role in this ministry and each is empowered by his/her spiritual gift(s). (1 Corinthians 12:14-21)

  10. We will care for and love those God places in our lives, whether guests or team member. (1 John 4:11)

  11. We will do all we can to enthusiastically impact our world for Christ. (Matthew 28:19-20)

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