PLAY A PART IN THE SUMMER OF A LIFETIME
Great Adventure is a series of summer events and activities for
everyone to grow spiritually and share the good news of
Jesus in our community and around the world!
Find a BackYard Bible Club Near You!
Night of Prayer - All Ages
Everyone, from all our locations, is invited to join us as we pray for all aspects of the Great Adventure including Global Outreach Mission Trips, Boot Camp, BackYard Bible Clubs, Xtreme Adventure, and SummerFest. We will have a prayer guide coming soon!
6:00-7:00pm | Worship Center | Lakeline Location
(Childcare registration closed. To request childcare, email [email protected].)
Boot Camp (incoming 8th - graduated seniors)
This is a program for students from incoming 8th grade to graduated seniors to spend their days training to lead BackYard Bible Clubs and then leading them in the evenings throughout South and Central Austin.
The program will take place from June 25-30. After the clubs, the students will come together for large group worship and teaching.
June 25-30 | Hosted at UT Campus | $350 per Student
DEADLINE TO REGISTER: JUNE 4
BackYard Bible Clubs (incoming K - 4th grade)
Special Needs Bible Club
This camp is designed for all abilities and will include learning through creative storytelling, worship, and play.
This also includes siblings camp for meeting the needs of siblings of our special needs friends, and parent/caretaker camp designed for those that care for special needs individuals
July 10-13 | 5:30pm-7:00pm
*email [email protected] for more information.
Xtreme Adventure (incoming 5th - 7th graders)
What is Xtreme Adventure?
Students will enjoy a fun-filled, high energy morning of worship and small groups as they grow in relationship with one another, their leaders, and most importantly Jesus! Four teams of students will compete throughout the week, trying to earn points through wild games, competitions, memory verse challenges, and more!
Who is Xtreme Adventure for?
Incoming 5th, 6th, & 7th graders (2023-2024 school year) can attend XA. We highly encourage participants to invite at least one friend to join them at XA 2023!
When and where is XA? How much does it cost?
Xtreme Adventure is hosted at the Lakeline location. The week will conclude with a celebration, "Final Battle", on Friday July 14th 5:30-6:30pm at Lakeline in the Worship Center.
The cost per student is $50.
July 10-13 | 9:00am-12:15pm
SummerFest - All Ages
SummerFest is a community-wide event that marks the end of the week of BackYard Bible Clubs. It takes place at each location. SummerFest features booths and activities organized by host homes, small groups, and ministry leaders. Families are encouraged to join in the fun and engage in the different attractions!
July 14 | Lakeline Location | 6:30pm-9:00pm
July 15 | Steiner Ranch Location | 6:00pm-8:00pm
July 15 | Leander Location | 6:00pm-8:00pm
Night of Praise - All Ages
We'll come together to worship and celebrate the life-change that happened during the summer. Everyone involved in Great Adventure - in any capacity - is welcome to attend!
July 30 | 6:00-7:00pm
GO Trips - Ages Vary
GO Trips focus on building relationships, demonstrating Christ's love, and proclaiming the Good News of Jesus through welcoming refugee and international families, teaching English, hosting Bible clubs, serving our mission partners, and initiating Gospel conversations.
If you're interested in more information, visit the link below or email [email protected] today!
SERVE THIS SUMMER. MAKE AN IMPACT!
No matter how long you’ve been a part of Hill Country, and regardless of your age and stage in life, you can play a part in the summer of a lifetime by serving. Whether driving student leaders to the clubs they lead, welcoming your community at SummerFest, or opening your yard for children to hear the good news about Jesus, there is a part for you to play in this movement!
Learn more about the opportunities to make an impact by serving by clicking the link below!
Check out the summer schedule below, and be sure to save the dates!
For more information about each event, keep scrolling.
- June 4: Night of Prayer
- June 25-30: Boot Camp
- July 10-13: BackYard Bible Clubs
- July 10-13: Special Needs Bible Clubs
- July 10-14: Xtreme Adventure
- July 14-15: SummerFest
- July 30: Night of Praise
We also have GO trips happening all summer!
There really is nothing like Great Adventure, an annual campaign of unforgettable efforts for people of all ages to grow spiritually and work together to share the good news of Jesus with our community and around the world!
Watch this two-minute explainer video to learn more.
BackYard Bible Club
July 10-13, 2023
A BackYard Bible Club is a program where kids K-4th grade gather in someone's yard or a nearby public space.
This is an opportunity for children to learn about God and the Bible in a fun and engaging environment.
June 25-30, 2023
Boot Camp is for 8th graders to seniors!
They will train and lead BackYard Bible Clubs during the day and evening in South and Central Austin, with a time of worship and teaching afterwards.
July 10-14, 2023 | 9:00AM - 12:15PM
Xtreme Adventure 2023 is a high-energy event for incoming 5th-7th graders in the 2023-2024 school year. It features worship, relationship-building, and team-based competitions, with the ultimate goal of fostering spiritual growth among the participants.Students are also encouraged to invite friends!
(Lakeline) July 14, 2023 | 6:30 - 9:00PM
(Leander/Steiner Ranch) July 15, 2023 | 6 - 8PM
SummerFest is a free community-wide event that marks the end of the week of BackYard Bible Clubs. It takes place at each location. SummerFest features booths and activities organized by host homes, small groups, and ministry leaders. Families are encouraged to join in the fun and engage in the different attractions!