Who Can Attend
Any incoming freshmen, transfer students, and PACE students are invited to attend Camp Texas.
The cost for Camp Texas is $225, which includes 3 days and 2 nights lodging at Camp Balcones Springs, seven meals, transportation to-and-from campus and the retreat site, and a burnt orange Camp Texas t-shirt. On-campus parking will cost an additional $30 and must be purchased at check-in.
Scholarship decisions for Camp Texas 2014 have been made.
For Chapter Scholarship Recipients: The Texas Exes have over 100 Chapters that also provide a limited number of scholarships for Camp Texas to students from their city or area. However, being awarded this scholarship does not fulfill the registration component so you must register before the sessions are full.
What to Bring
- Casual clothing (shorts, t-shirts, flip-flops, etc.)
- Clothes you can get dirty, including a white t-shirt
- Bathing suit
- Athletic shoes
- Bath towel
- Sheets for a twin bed
- Blanket or sleeping bag
- Optional items:
- Water bottle
- Beach towel
- Sunscreen and bug spray
- Snack to share the 2nd day of camp
- Outfit for the Texan Luau (ex: hula skirt, Hawaiian shirt, cowboy boots or hat, etc.)
If for any reason you must cancel your Camp Texas registration, you will receive a refund of $160 (full registration minus a $65 cancellation fee) as long as you notify us via email by 5:00 p.m. on July 15, 2015. There will be no refunds after July 15. No Exceptions.
Students with Disabilities
Camp Texas is available to all incoming students. Please call (512)471-8077 to talk with our staff about accommodations or any concerns you may have.
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Campers should FIRST come to the Alumni Center on the morning of their session to drop off luggage. Camp Texas counselors will be outside to assist. Campers may then park in the San Jacinto Garage (SJG) located at 24th and San Jacinto streets on the UT campus (a short walk from the Alumni Center). When entering the garage to park, take a parking ticket. UT parking will onsite at the Alumni Center at check in to handle payment for parking.
The following hotels are located close to the University of Texas at Austin:
Double Tree Club Austin University
1617 N I H 35
Austin, TX 78702
Sheraton Hotel Austin
701 East 11th Street
Austin, TX 78701
Doubletree Guest Suites
303 W 15th Street
Austin, TX 78701
Rodeway Inn University-Downtown TX 191
2900 N I H 35
Austin, TX 78705
Days Inn-University Downtown
23105 N I H 35
Austin, TX 78722