F.A.Q.

Frequently Asked Questions:



Registering


How much does camp cost?

       • Overnight Camp - $530

       • High School Week - $555

       • Day Camp - $250


What discounts are available?

       • Bring a friend discount - $50 off if you invite a friend to camp for their first time. You also have the option to  split the discount between the two parties, or have the discount be applied to your friends account. This discount is given out as a rebate check on registration day when the invited friend shows up for camp.

       • Sibling discount - $50 off each additional sibling (does not apply for Day Camp)


How do I register?

       Register online by visiting our webpage: hishill.org/camp/registerlogin and pay with credit card to complete our "Online Registration Form". Or, print and fill out an application and mail in a $100 deposit. 

       Applications can be downloaded from the website and emailed or mailed in.


Can I pay with a credit card?

        Yes! You can pay with credit card through the Online Registration Form, or over the phone.

        *No credit cards will be accepted on registration night*


What ages are allowed to come to camp?

        The ages for Overnight Camp throughout the summer range from 8-18 years old, but there are a few exceptions. If the camper will turn the minimal age (of the week they desire to come) by November 1st of the same year, they may register for that week. For example: If a camper is 7 1/2 years old and will turn 8 before November 1st, they can come to camp! 

       



Day Camp

Ages for Day Camp range from 6-10 years old.


Pick up / Drop off times:

His Hill:

        Monday: 8:15am

        Tuesday - Friday: 8:45am

        Pick Up: 4:45pm

Boerne (at the Boerne Library):

        Monday: 7:50am

        Pick Up: 5:15pm


* Parents MUST supply a lunch for each camper during Day Camp*



General Questions


Overnight Arrival/Pick Up:

        • Check in is on Sunday at 6:00pm

        • Closing Ceremonies is in the gym on Friday at 7:00pm (a camp map will be provided at registration)


Can my child request a roommate? How many request can be made?

         Yes, campers can request a roommate as long as the request is mutual. You may request up to two roommates. We do not guaruntee more than 3 roommate request in the same cabin. 

      * Please contact us at Camp@hishill.org or 830.995.3388 if you would like to make a change in your child's cabin roommate request. One of the great benefits of having a camp experience involves meeting and making new friends from different places!


How many campers are in a cabin? What is the camper / counselor ratio?

         We hold a maximum of 8 campers in a cabin, and 10 campers in our Ark building. When a cabin is at full capacity there will be at least 2 counselors in the cabin. There will never be more than 7 campers with one counselor in a cabin. 


What activities are available for the campers?

         On the Camp Registration Form you will see a list of 8 activities for your child to choose from, in order of preference. You may also note on the registration form if there is a particular activity the camper does not wish to participate in. Activities are given on a first come - first serve basis. 

Activities include: Tower Challenge, Swimming, Canoeing, Horseback riding, Crafts, Low Elements, Riflery, Archery.


Does His Hill accommodate to food allergies and/or dietary needs?

        The His Hill kitchen is not a gluten free kitchen. We are unable to personally provide food to accommodate dietary needs such as lactose/gluten intolerance. We do, however, allow parents to provide pre-cooked, clearly labeled food and our Kitchen Manager will gladly reheat the food to serve your child. We appreciate your cooperation! Please contact us with specific questions or requests.


Snack Bar:

       $20-$30 is the average amount parents give their camper for snack bar. Money is refunded at closing ceremonies. 


How long has His Hill been a camp?

       1976


Where are you located?

       About 60 minutes West of San Antonio off of I-10


What are the cabins like?

       Rustic, screened in cabins. No A/C - a fan is encouraged for your camper


How can I get in touch with my child while they're in camp?

       You can call the office and we can check on your child. You may email your children at Campers@hishill.org. 

$5 is taken from their snack bar accounts. If there is an emergency, please call the office. 


How do you hire staff?

       Volunteers, mainly consist of our Bible School students ( or an affiliated Bible School) that we have known for at least year. All summer staff must fill out an application with a background check and multiple reference.