ABOUT

STUDENTS City Limits is our annual fall retreat for junior high and high school students from all campuses. This year, we are heading to T Bar M in New Braunfels for two weekends full of worship, friendly competition, late nights, and much more! There will be opportunities for personal investment and discipleship, forming new friendships while strengthening old ones, and connecting with God through worship and teaching.

SCHEDULE

Friday, October 25 & November 1

7pm – Registration

9:15pm – Arrive at T Bar M Camps

9:30pm – Game

10:15pm – Session

11pm – Discussion

12am – Lights out

Saturday, October 26 & November 2

8am –  Quiet Time

8:30am – Breakfast

9:30am – Session

11:30am – Game

12:45pm – Lunch

1:45pm – Free Time

6:30pm – Dinner

7:30pm – Session

10pm – Late Night

12am –  Lights Out

Sunday, October 27 & November 3

7:30am – Pack and Breakfast

9:15am – Load up and head to church at your campus

PACKING LIST

What to bring

  • Bible, pen, notebook
  • Modest casual clothing for for the weekend
  • Check the weather for temperature – May need warm clothes!
  • Towel
  • Bedding for Bunk Beds (sheet and blanket/sleeping bag, pillow)
  • Personal hygiene items (deodorant, shampoo, soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, etc)
  • Cash for optional spending money for snacks, camp shirts, water bottle, souvenirs, etc
  • Clothes for a messy game

What not to bring

  • No halter, tube, or spaghetti strap tops. Tank tops that are at least three fingers wide can be worn during the day, but not to evening worship
  • Tight clothing
  • “Short” shorts or skirts (stand with you arms by your side, if your fingertips touch skin, it may be too short)
  • Bikinis or two piece bathing suits (unless covered with a dark t-shirt)
  • Tobacco, drugs, alcohol, weapons (leave your pocket knives at home)
  • Clothing with inappropriate language or logos
  • Computers or technology you don’t want lost or broken
  • Cell Phone

FAQs

Drop off and pick up will be at your local congregation. 

If you need more information about drop off and pick up, or if you need to make special arrangements for your student because of an activity, reach out to your campus student director.

 

Registration/Drop-off:

Downtown and West Students:  7:15pm – West Campus – 916 S. Capitol of Texas Hwy., Austin, TX 78746

South Students: – 7:45pm – South Campus –

10100 S. Mary Moore Searight Drive, Austin, TX 78748

St. Johns Students: 7pm – The For the City Center

500 E. St Johns Ave. Austin, TX 78752

North and Northwest Students: 7pm – North Campus

1150 McNeil Road, Round Rock, TX 78681

 

Pick Up:

Pick-up will be at your campus after the 11:15am service.

Service usually concludes around 12:30pm.

Registration will open after City Wide Worship on September 4. You will need to complete one registration form per student.  Please note that the first part of the form is where you will input your STUDENT’s information (not the parents), then later you will input the parent’s information. 

There will be a payment plan option available. This plan will spread the cost of the ticket over 3 equal payments.

In order for The Austin Stone to plan and steward our finances well, a refund will only be available & issued if you cancel at least 21 days prior to the event.

Scholarships are available but limited. By registering and selecting a “Scholarship” ticket, you acknowledge that (1) this does not guarantee your student a spot and (2) that scholarships are limited and will be provided on a first come, first served basis.

For those requesting a scholarship, no payment will be required at the time of registration.  Payment for scholarship tickets will be required upon approval and offer of scholarship (which is based on availability).

Note: The only way to guarantee a spot during registration is to register and select a PAY IN FULL or PAYMENT PLAN ticket.

Any student in middle and high school that attends STUDENTS at The Austin Stone and those who are invited by their friends.

Transportation to and from SCL will be by The Austin Stone on charter buses.

Students will get to participate in large group worship sessions, small group discussions, free time with friends, and lots of fun activities.

Students will stay in cabins on the T Bar M campgrounds. (2549 TX-46, New Braunfels, TX 78132)

We will do our best to have your student placed with other students in the same DCOMM and from the same congregation. Girls and guys are split into separate cabins.

Please contact your congregation students director. Expect a call from our staff if there is an emergency on our end.

Our primary goal for this retreat is for our STUDENTS to truly get away from all the distractions, burdens, and expectations they are constantly juggling and dealing with SO THAT they can re-engage in a fresh way with Jesus and their church family.  

In order for this to happen we are setting new expectations that Digital Devices (e.g. cell phones, tablets, etc.) will NOT be allowed to be used during our time at the Retreat.  Therefore, we are setting the expectation and asking students to NOT bring their Digital Devices to their fall retreat.  If they do bring a digital device, please know that we will take them up and hold them in a safe & secure location until the end of the retreat.

Click here for more details regarding this policy.

We recommend students bring an additional $40 for fun and free time activities.