Leadership Camp Texas

Leadership Camp Texas is a 1-week summer camp to help boys entering 5th - 8th grades to develop into fine, hard-working and courageous men who can be leaders among their peers. Through cabin competitions, night games, Xtreme olympics, and many more LCT activities, the boys have a ton of fun while at the same time growing in manliness and virtue.  The camp's full, well-balanced schedule is designed to motivate the boys to use their talents in order to lead and serve others while developing strong friendships.

LCT will take place from Saturday, June 30 – Friday, July 6, 2018. LCT will take place at Stoney Creek Ranch in Columbus, TX. You can check out Stoney Creek's website to check out the facilities.

If you've benefitted from LCT activities as a camper, counselor or parent, please consider showing your support with an online donation

The LCT Experience

Each day at LCT is full of activity which includes exercise, competition, sports, study and prayer. From the morning run to the examination of conscience at night, LCT campers and counselor squeeze the most out of every day at camp.  Here are some examples and snapshots of life at LCT

The Body

Through athletics the boys develop a healthy spirit of competition while improving in their teamwork and leadership skills.  The campers compete for their cabins in organized team sports such as:

Dodgeball
Football
Basketball

Pool volleyball
Sand volleyball
Gaga Ball

Softball
Ultimate Frisbee
LCT World Cup

The Mind

The end of the school year is not the end of learning and exploration.  In fact, summer is an excellent time to grow the imagination and intellect, watering them from new and varied sources.  At LCT campers take part in classes such as creative writing - where the boys' work may be published in the camp newspaper, The LCT Ledger; woodworking - where boys create their own wooden swords, battle axes, or shields (complete with a coat of arms); and military history - where the lessons culminate with the a re-enactment of an historic battle on the final day of camp (Dads included!)  The counselors at LCT (who are often former campers) also prepare talks on virtues such as sincerity, humility, and the spirit of sacrifice.

The Adventure

At different points during the day, campers can choose from a variety of activities such as the blob, the rock wall, kayaks and canoes, the ropes course, the screamer, the 100 foot slide, and good old swimming and diving in the pool!  They can also earn points for their cabins by signing up for tournaments in horseshoes, ping pong, fishing, archery, and many more.  During Xtreme Olympics the older campers get a chance to experience the paintball battlefield.  But perhaps one of the greatest attractions at LCT are the night games!  In addition to the campfire night, the boys also play revered night games such as capture the flag, ghost, fox, and the treasure hunt!

The Soul

LCT provides nourishment for the body, the mind, and the soul.  The boys can deepen their faith by participating in Mass each morning and reciting the rosary.  Their counselors also prepare short catechism classes and answer questions about the Faith, morality, and the spiritual life.  At the end of each day every camper makes an examination of conscience, reflecting on what he has done well or poorly during the day, and how he can improve tomorrow.  A Catholic priest is always on hand at camp for confession and spiritual guidance.

An online community site is available for all current and former LCT campers, parents, staff, friends and benefactors. This site is a collection of LCT photos, videos and of course the LCT Ledger newsletter.

Request to join the LCT Online Community

If you have a family emergency and need to contact LCT please call the Stoney Creek Ranch at (979) 733-9022