The 51st year of summer camp started at Peach Valley last Sunday with the Camp Emmeaus session. We are looking forward to another great summer helping kids have fun getting to know God and his creation.
There were some exciting improvements during the off-season. The boy’s bathroom got a new roof, counter, sinks and paint. The finishing touches are being put on the Fordtran cabin for use this summer. It provides comfortable accommodations for 12 with a full bath, and a great A/C system. Thanks to all who helped with their time and donations over the years.
The Board will be meeting in August to prepare for the coming year and beyond. The original cabins are now over 70 years old so replacing these will be a top priority for the coming years.
Thanks to all for continuing the great service to the youth of South Central Texas (and beyond).
Join us Saturday, April 5, 2014 for the
Peach Valley Christian Youth Camp
Spring Bar-B-Q Fundraiser and Work Day
9:00 a.m. – Doughnuts and Coffee
Work day projects for ALL skill levels
11:30 a.m. – Lunch
$6.00 Bar-B-Q Plate includes Brisket, Sides, Dessert, and Iced Tea
(Only $4.00 for children under 12)
Children’s activities, a silent auction, and many more events happening throughout the day!
Directions to the camp can be found here
For additional information, contact:
Joe Howe (firstname.lastname@example.org);
Charles Goodnight (Charles.email@example.com);
or Mike Ezzell (firstname.lastname@example.org).
We had an enjoyable 50th reunion party with the dedication of a new cabin – the “Fordtran” cabin. We also honored the Ezzell family with a plaque.
Summer will soon be upon us and with the – time for camp!
Get your applications in and get excited about seeing old friends, making new ones and having a great time while we learn about God’s blessings.
The following letter was sent to churches in Central Texas.
Please join us on Facebook and at the camp on Satursday, 4/20/13 for the 50th Anniversary reunion and celebration.
Peach Valley Christian Youth Camp
581 CR 357, Shiner, Texas 77984
“Saving the World…One child at a time”
February 16, 2013
Peach Valley Christian Youth Camp, which is located between Gonzales and Shiner, Texas, is operated by a Board of Directors made up of members of the Church of Christ throughout the South Texas area.
Peach Valley opened for its first camp sessions in 1963, and since that time young people have attended the camp every summer to learn more about the Bible and grow closer to Christ.
This year we are celebrating our 50th Anniversary on April 20th. In an effort to contact everyone who has ever been a teacher, counselor, camper, or in any way been involved with Peach Valley, we are asking congregations throughout Texas to please add this to your announcements, post it on your bulletin board, or include it in your bulletin.
We ask that anyone who has been involved with Peach Valley in the past to please join our Facebook group page (PEACH VALLEY CHRISTIAN YOUTH CAMP) so that they can be kept up to date on all the details of our Anniversary celebration. Anyone who does not have access to Facebook, or wishes to contact someone directly, is welcome to call or contact any of the board members listed at the bottom of this letter.
Thank you for helping us to find some of our long-lost friends,
Peach Valley Christian Youth Camp Board of Directors
Joe Howe Mike Ezzell Charles Goodnight
Kenneth Sneed Shelly Goodnight Ashley Simon
Marla Ezzell Warren
This fall kicks off the celebration of 50 years of Peach Valley Camp! We will be having exciting events to help remember the past and look towards the future of serving the kids of South Texas. Here are the details on the first event:
What: BBQ fundraiser and Silent Auction
When: Saturday, October 27th, 2012 – Festivities begin at 11 AM, meal at 11:30.
Where: Peach Valley Camp – 581 Country Road 357, off Highway 90A east of Gonzales (towards Shiner)
What to Bring: $8 for your BBQ plate and your kids, your appetite, your generous spirit, your memories of camp and your ideas for the future
If you haven’t already joined the Camp’s Facebook page go to Camp’s Facebook page and get connected. Like us and spread the word!
Keep checking the website and Facebook for more 50th anniversary activities.
Thanks to all those from Central Texas down to the Gulf who came and made camp a great year.
The kids had a great time learning about God’s creation and it was the first time that the campers actually wanted bugs at camp (for their collection)!
We had great weather and food. If you attended Peach Valley any time since 1963 or have been a friend of the camp, request to join our Facebook group – http://www.facebook.com/groups/283654915025544/
God Bless the kids and Peach Valley
We had a good crew this last weekend to tear down the old porch roof and put a whole new structure and roof. This new roof looks better, will keep the leaks out, and be strong against the wind.
Look for pictures on the Peach Valley Camp facebook page.