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The purpose and future of the life-changing Foundation Camp
B. T. Wilson’s Outdoor Ed program for sixth graders helped these students find the confidence to serve their communities.
Meet our new Vice President of Youth and Family Camping.
Nearly 100 years ago, the Butt family faced a sickness worse than COVID-19.
A Band of Runners treks across the Canyon during their Foundation Camp retreat in November.
Why has Steve Schneider driven busses of campers from Pharr, Texas, to the H. E. Butt Foundation Camp for decades?
This border community has been bringing groups to the Canyon two or three times a year for 49 years running, driving dozens of kids in packed school buses 10 hours through the night.
23,920 people from a variety of backgrounds came through Foundation Camp in 2018.
Meet Vincent and Mary. After overcoming difficulty of their own, they now help others at their annual marriage retreats through the Foundation Camp program.
Our oldest operating program stewards some of our oldest and deepest relationships, like Flour Bluff Independent School District, who has been coming to the Canyon since the ‘50s.