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Texas Elks Camp

Texas Elks Camp provides special needs and foster children an opportunity to try new things, meet new friends and make memories that will last a lifetime.  Campers are encouraged to make theirown decisions, become more independent and accept new challenges.

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Texas Elks Camp is a FREE, therapeutic and recreational camp that offers fun-filled experience to children with special needs.  The ratio of counselors to campus is 1:2.  Texas Elks Camp is a nonprofit organization and licensed by the Texas Department of Health.


Any child with qualifying special needs or in foster care who is a Texas resident between the ages of 7 through 16 may apply.


Texas Elks Camp is located approximately 10 miles north of Gonzales on US Highway 183, next to Palmetto State Park in Ottine, Texas. The offer six, one-week sessions beginning Sunday afternoon to Friday at 5:00pm. 


2021 Summer Sessions:

Session 1: June 13-18

Session 2: June 20-25

Session 3: June 27-July 2

Session 4: Jully 11-16

Session 5: July 18-23

Session 6: July 25-30