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Great Adventure

Every summer, we pour into the lives of thousands of people in our city and our world through the Great Adventure as part of our mission to saturate Greater Austin with the love of Jesus. Hundreds of local students have the opportunity to step into leadership roles and serve their local community through fun, gospel-sharing clubs, and global mission trips. You can make a difference by being a part of what God is already doing in our city and around the world to bring people into His kingdom.

Schedule of Events

Concert of Prayer – June 9
Boot Camp – June 16 to 21
Backyard Bible Clubs – July 8 to 11
Xtreme Adventure – July 8 to 11
SummerFest – July 12 (Lakeline) & July 13 (Brushy Creek & Crystal Falls)
Global Outreach Trips – Various Summer Dates
Concert of Praise – August 4

Explore each event below to find out more:

Concert of Prayer

Join all of our campuses as we seek God through prayer and powerful worship before the annual Great Adventure kicks off. Every year, we ask Him to move powerfully through our hundreds of students, leaders, and volunteers as they reach our city and world with the gospel of Christ!

Families are encouraged to come worship and pray together.

When: June 9, 2019 at 6:00 pm
Where: Lakeline Campus Worship Center

Boot Camp

Boot Camp trains and provides hands-on experience for your teens in working as a team, sharing the Gospel and relying on the power of God. Plus…it’s loads of fun! The camp will be held in Austin, with the students staying near the UT Campus.

Dates: June 16-21 (Sunday – Friday). This is an overnight camp.

For: Incoming 8th-12th Graders (current 7th – 12th graders)

Cost: $215 ($50 non-refundable deposit paid with registration)

Click below to register for Boot Camp. (Note: Captain Trainers, Captains, and Proteges - Please do not use the link below. Please go to the Captains' Camp page to register.)

REGISTER

*All Students who register for Boot Camp are committing to BYBCs during the week of July 8-11, 2019 as well.


Want to be a volunteer?

It takes many volunteers working together to make Boot Camp a success in reaching our city for Christ. If you feel led to serve this summer, check out our serving opportunities below!

  • Chaperones help keep students safe and on track throughout the week while they are busy moving from activity to activity. SIGN-UP
  • Drivers transport a team of students to various Backyard Bible Clubs throughout South Austin. SIGN-UP

Looking to Host a Back Yard Bible Club during Boot Camp?

To host a Back Yard Bible Club during the week of Boot Camp, June 17-20, 2019 (Mon-Thurs), sign up here: SIGN-UP

Note: This sign-up above is for churches or organizations interested in hosting a Backyard Bible Club for the week of June 17-20 (Mon-Thurs) in Austin. If you are interested in hosting a club in Greater Northwest Austin July 8-11, please click the Back Yard Bible Clubs tab below and click the Sign-Up button for your campus.

Questions? Please email janaspooner@hcbc.com with any Boot Camp questions. 

Backyard Bible Clubs

Over the past 20 years, we’ve seen thousands of children and families come to know Christ through Back Yard Bible Clubs held at homes all across Greater Austin. Teams of students spend the whole week reaching the same groups of children in hundreds of neighborhoods, sharing the gospel through fun games and skits. You can join us in reaching your neighborhood by hosting a club in your neighborhood, or even by driving a team to their different clubs!

Back Yard Bible Clubs during Boot Camp, June 17-20, 2019 Sign up HERE.

Backyard Bible Club Dates: July 8-11, 2019

What does a Host do?

  • Enthusiastically invite neighborhood children; invitations provided
  • Keep on Attendance Log
  • Pray daily for all those involved in your club
  • Provide a small snack for the kids
  • Connect with new believer families with materials provided
  • Attend a training session in June

Sign up to Host - based on the Hill Country Campus you attend

Brushy Creek Campus:Sign-Up

Crystal Falls Campus:Sign-Up

Lakeline Campus: Sign-Up

Steiner Campus: Sign-Up

Other Affiliation (I do not attend Hill Country Bible Church): Sign-Up

What does a Driver do?

  • During club week, Monday - Thursday, drive teens from the church to their club(s) and then back to the church
  • During club time, assist with paperwork
  • Pray daily for the teens; encourage and support them
  • Attend a training session in June

Sign up to Drive - based on the Hill Country Campus you attend

Brushy Creek Campus: Sign-Up

Crystal Falls Campus: Sign-Up

Lakeline Campus: Sign-Up

Steiner Campus: Sign-Up

Please email childrens@hcbc.com with any quesitons.

Xtreme Adventure

Xtreme Adventure is a high-energy Summer day camp for incoming 5th, 6th, and 7th graders (current 4th, 5th and 6th graders). It’s a chance for kids to make new friends, have fun and learn truth through competition, live music and teaching. Don’t let your student miss out!

Competition // Kids will enjoy wild and crazy indoor games and outdoor challenges to see who has the most team spirit.

Live Music // A mix of popular music and relevant worship songs for an exciting atmosphere all week!

Teaching // Students will hear compelling messages in a large group setting, then break into small groups to build relationships.

Dates: July 8-11, 9am-12pm - Final Battle, July 12 at 6:30pm

Cost: $40 before midnight on July 2nd.  $50 at the door

On-Line Registration will end on July 2nd at midnight.

 

It takes many volunteers working together to make Xtreme Adventure a success in reaching our city for Christ. If you feel led to serve this summer, check out our serving opportunities Here!

 

SummerFest

SummerFest concludes an exciting week of Back Yard Bible Clubs and has become an annual tradition for many families. This fun-filled “street carnival” is held on our Lakeline, Brushy Creek, and Crystal Falls campuses and provides our community with a family-friendly event that’s affordable and fun.


Brushy Creek Campus Details

When: July 13 at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Where: Walsh Middle School (3850 Walsh Ranch Blvd., Round Rock, Texas 78681)

Fun activities include:

  • Carnival games for kids of all ages
  • Inflatables
  • Face painting
  • Hot dogs cooked on site, sodas, and lots of goodies

Crystal Falls Campus Details

When: July 13 at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Where: Founders Classical Academy (1303 Leander Dr., Leander, TX 78641)

Fun activities include:

  • Carnival games
  • Inflatables
  • Food & drinks 

Lakeline Campus Details

When: July 12 at 6:30pm
Where: Lakeline Campus (12124 RR 620 North, Austin, TX  78750)

Fun activities include:

  • Carnival games for kids of all ages
  • Inflatables
  • Fire trucks
  • Inexpensive hot dogs, sausage wraps cooked on site, sodas, and lots of goodies

Want to be a volunteer?

For Brushy Creek, sign up here.

For Lakeline, sign up here.

Concert of Praise

Join with our Hill Country Campuses for an all-out praise and worship celebration marking the end of a life-changing summer! You’ll enjoy incredible praise music, video highlights of the Great Adventure, and stories of how God worked this summer.

Families are encouraged to come and worship together.

When: August 4, 2019 at 6:00 pm
Where: Lakeline Campus Worship Center

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