Camp HBU to Reach Youth

The News Magazine of HCU

For the first year, Houston Baptist University is planning to offer Camp HBU to children ages 10 to 15. The inaugural camp is slated for July 16 through 20, 2018.

Associate Vice President for Alumni & University Relations Candace Desrosiers said, “As a child, I went to a Christian university camp, and I know how that impacted me. Through this camp, HBU can have an eternal impact on attendees through leading them to accept Christ or deepen their relationships with Him.”

Young attendees will stay in college dorms for the week, and participate in activities like morning and evening worship, sports and recreation, academic clinics, volunteer activities and events around the greater Houston area. Older students, ages 16 to 18, are also needed to serve as camp counselors in training (CITs), working alongside HBU students who will serve as counselors.

“My hope is that we would be able to reach students from all areas,” Desrosiers said. “We want to create a camp where it’s really about sharing the culture of HBU, and having kids get to know us and feel like they are returning home when they come here for college.”

About Camp HBU

Campers: Ages 10-15

CITs: Ages 16-18

Date: Monday, July 16 through Friday, July 20, 2018

Cost: $400 for campers and free for CITs

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