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ATTENTION! There may be a place among the hills and dales!

Due to cancellations we may need some Counselors (18 or older) and Photographers. All terms may be available.

If you know of someone interested, have them fill out an application online. If you are interested in working an additional term please email the Director.

Lifeguards Wanted!

We hope some of you can find the time to get certified. It must be Red Cross or equivalent certification. Please send us a copy of your current certification before you arrive so we can add your one-time summer bonus ($250) to your pay

Ski Boat Drivers Needed!

Anyone born on or after Sept. 1, 1993 is required to have a boater’s certification. Please send us a copy of your certification before you arrive so we can add your one-time summer bonus ($40) to your pay. You must be 18 to drive a camp longhorn ski boat.

Certification Bonuses

Please email/fax/mail us a copy of your certification before you arrive:

Life Guard = $250

EMT = $200

Ropes/Climb ACCT Cert. Level 1 or higher = $200

TPWD Boat Safety = $40

Scuba = $25


2017 Spring Counselor Recruiting Trail

We are excited that so many of our Early Bird Counselors are signed up for this coming summer. We do anticipate some cancellations and may need to hire some new Longhorn Counselors and Photographers. If you know anyone that will be a High School Graduate (18 yrs.) or older interested in being a counselor or photographer please let us know.

We will be in the following cities/colleges for our Spring Interviews. Please have your friend stop by to fill out an application and have an interview. If they cannot attend one of our Spring Interviews please have them fill out an application online and we will contact them.

Houston: Tues, March 28th, 3:30-5:30 pm, Chapelwood Meth. Church (11140 Greenbay, 77024)

Dallas: Wed, March 29th, 3:30-5:30 pm, Magnolia Hotel Park Cities (6070 N. Central Expressway, 75206)

TCU: Thurs, March 30th, 11:00 am-2:00 pm, The Student Union/BLU

Ft. Worth: Thurs, March 30th, 3:30-5:30 pm, Ridglea Country Club (3700 Bernie Anderson Ave, 76116)

San Antonio: Tues, April 4th, 3:30 -5:30 pm, San Antonio Country Club (4100 N. New Braunfels)

A&M: Wed. April 5th, 11:00 am-2:00 pm, MSC

UT: Thurs, April 6th, 11:00 am-2:00 pm, University Towers Dorm (801 W. 24th)

Austin: Thurs, April 6th, 3:30 pm-5:30 pm, Austin Country Club (4408 Long Champ Dr.)

BAYLOR: Tues., April 11th, 11:00am-2:00 pm, SUB




Ellen Hagen, Indian Springs,….Austin High district champs.  She is listed in AAS as one of top free throw percentages – 73%!
Attawaytogo, Ellen!



Second term counselor Madeline Simpson from Houston ran into Johnny Rob at a restaurant in Rockport where Madeline was celebrating her grandfather's birthday!

Zachary Terrell, third term counselor Indian Springs, along with three Longhorn teammates have made the cut and been selected to represent The University of Texas, Austin in the second season of the Battlefrog College Championship on ESPN primetime! Battlefrog is three episodes long and features a relay-race obstacle format consisting of 20 obstacles. They are excited to represent the Longhorns on national TV! Casting is done, and filming was over spring break. The episodes will air sometime in June or July 2016. Be on the lookout! HOOK 'EM Attawaytogo!


This is Anna Seale, many years a camper and now a counselor at Inks Lake and daughter of alumni Steve & Marty Seale. Anna is a junior at Jasper High School in Jasper, Texas. They are classified as a 4A high school by the UIL. This year for the first time in UIL (University Interscholastic League) history, cheerleading was considered a sport along with football, basketball, etc. Jasper High School won first place in the Division 4A competition, and Anna is on that cheerleading team! Attawaytogo, Anna and and Jasper High School cheerleaders! What an accomplishment over many, many schools and what a beautiful trophy Anna is holding!

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This is picture perfect! Medora Neely and Caroline McDaniel named all 276 campers third term!!