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Buffalo Gap Presbyterian Encampment hosts Palo Duro Presbytery-sponsored summer camps.

(You don't have to be Presbyterian to attend!)

ALL Camp / Retreat Sessions are "Screen- and Electronics-Free"

Please leave all electronic devices at home.

Camp is a great place to UNPLUG from the outside world and focus on enjoying God's great outdoors, Christian fellowship, and His Love for us all.

Mini Camp

June 6-9 , $180

Three overnights is the perfect length of time for first-time and younger Campers. We always have an super-high ratio of Staff-to-Campers so we can shower them with all the love and attention they need, and the days are full of Bible Study, Games, Crafts, Swimming, more Games, plus a different evening activity each night.

Elementary Camp

June 11-16, $300

For Campers who have completed grades 4-5. Elementary Camp is a longer Camp Session, with 5 overnights, much like Mini-Camp but aimed at older children. We do Bible Studies,  Games, Crafts, Swimming, plus each evening we have different activities like Counselor Hunt, Capture the Flag, Star-Watching, and our World-Famous Talent Show.


Middle School

June 18-23, $300

A longer Camp Session, with 5 overnights, with a daily schedule similar to Elementary Camp, but geared for Middle Schoolers. We do in-depth Bible Studies, Games, Crafts, and Swimming. Daily Themes (like "Superhero Day" help us tie in with the Bible lessons and our overall Camp Theme. Middle School Camp is where many long-lasting friendships and made and strengthened!

High School

June 1-3, $120

High School Retreat is NOT your typical "Summer Camp" and has a more relaxed atmosphere! Participants take part in planning many of the weekly activities! We have much more in-depth Bible Studies, often with open-ended discussion groups. It's a mix of Learning, Service Projects, and Fun with some in-town adventures like Bowling or maybe even a Movie!

Summer Camps: Service

Questions should be directed to:

Register by May 25 if you want to be guaranteed a t-shirt!

Registrations after May 25 are welcome, but we cannot guarantee a t-shirt.

Click Here for information about

Weekly Schedules, Camper Policies, and a

Welcome Letter with a suggested Packing List


DO NOT LET finances keep your child from attending Camp!

Camperships exist through the Presbytery, Camp, and many local Churches.

If you need financial assistance, we ask that you first contact your Church and see if/what support they can give, then if you need further financial assistance have your Pastor or Clerk of Session submit a short written request including a short statement of the need via email with “CAMPERSHIP REQUEST” in the subject line to

Typically, the Presbytery pays 1/3, your Church pays 1/3, and you pay 1/3.


If you need further assistance, or have any questions, email us at with “CAMPERSHIP REQUEST” in the subject line

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