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Tuesday, June 27 –
Friday, June 30, 2023

The San Luis Resort,
Spa & Conference Center

Galveston, TX


12:30-1:30pm  Check-in at SL Student Center 

1:30-2:00pm  Rules meeting

2:00-2:30pm  Load buses & depart

2:30-4:00pm  Travel to San Luis

4:00-5:00pm  Check-in at hotel & unload luggage

5:00-7:00pm  Dinner & free time

7:00-8:15pm  Session

8:30-9:30pm  Connect Group

9:30-10:30pm  Late Night

10:30-11:00pm  Get ready for bed

11:00pm  Lights out

8:00-8:45am   Breakfast

8:45-9:15am  Morning Session

9:15-9:45am  Quiet Time

9:45-11:30pm  Beach time/free time

11:45-1:15pm  Lunch

11:45am  Schlitterbauhn Paid Activity leaves

12:15pm  Aquarium & Pleasure Pier Paid Activity leaves

1:15 – 4:30pm Beach time or Add-on activity

5:00-6:00pm  Dinner

6:00-7:00pm  Get ready for Session

7:00-8:15pm  Night Session

8:30-9:30pm  Connect Group

9:30-10:30pm  Late Night

10:30-11:00pm  Get ready for bed

11:00pm  Lights out

8:00-8:45am  Breakfast

8:45-9:00am  Morning Session

9:00-9:30am  Quiet Time

9:30-10:30am  Breakout A

10:50-11:50pm  Breakout B

12:15-1:15pm  Lunch

1:30-2:30pm  Breakout C

3:00-3:30pm  Group photo

3:30-4:30pm  Beach time/free time

5:00-6:00pm  Dinner

6:00-7:00pm  Get ready for Session

7:00-8:15pm  Session

8:30-9:30pm  Connect Group

9:30-10:30pm  Late Night

10:30-11:00pm  Get ready for bed

11:00pm   Lights out

6:30 – 7:30am Baptism 

9:00-10:00am  Pack, load busses, depart

10:00-11:30am  Travel to Sugar Creek

11:30am  Dismissal from Sugar Land Student Center  

Restaurants and More


Summit boundaries

a. Boundary lines (45th Street & 61st Street)

b. No one may wonder beyond the Tennis Court behind the hotel


Summit beach boundries

a. Rock Jetty across from Rain Forest Café to Rock Jetty across from the Holiday Inn Resort, next to the San Luis.

b. Picture



Summit restaurants

a. Inside San Luis Hotel

  • The Steakhouse ($$$)
  • The Grotto Ristorante ($$)
  • Blake’s Bistro

b. Going toward 45th Street

  • Pizza Hut ($)
  • Subway ($)
  • Teaside Tapioca ($)
  • Wingstreet ($)
  • Kritikos Grill ($$) (Greek Cuisine)
  • Salsas Mexican ($$)
  • Tortuga’s Mexican Kitchen ($$)

c. Going toward 57th Street:

  • IHOP ($)
  • Rain Forest Café ($$)
  • Laundry’s ($$$)

d. By 59th Street

  • Kroger
  • Starbucks in Kroger

e. By 61st Street

  • McDonalds ($)
  • Popeyes ($)
  • Rita’s Italian Ice ($)




A1. How Do You Study the Bible?

Abram Haley

Is the Bible challenging for you to read? In this breakout, we will talk about the basics: what the Bible is, what it says, and how you can study it in a deep and practical way.


A2. Being Real with God

Juan Carlos Heredia

We know that understanding who you are in Christ can be difficult when the world is trying to tell you something different. In this breakout, we’ll talk about what it means to be real with God and yourself.


A3. What Are You Listening To?

Lucas Olivarez

Lucas Olivarez

When you think about worship, do you think of your “go to” worship song? There is more to worship than you think. In this breakout, we will answer the question we all inevitably ask: What is worship?


A4. Called to Ministry
(Square Rigger)

Ender Palencia

Ender Palencia

Have you ever sensed a call to ministry? Are you interested in preaching, teaching, church planting, or missions and don’t know your next step? In this breakout, we will examine what it means to explore a calling to ministry.



B1. How Do You See Yourself?

Tricia Zody

Tricia Zody

Are you struggling to find joy in your day-to-day life? Do you dwell on past circumstances or pray for future opportunities? God calls us to trust his plan in the present. In this breakout, we’ll learn a new way to see yourself and what the Bible has to say about it.


B2. Dating 101

Francine and Xavier Maryland

Xavier and Francine Maryland

Do you need clarity with your boundaries, standards, expectations, and your relationships? If so, it might be time for you to shoot your shot. In this breakout, we will learn how to define your relationship with someone and share how you’re feeling with confidence and character.


B3. Your Hobbies Matter

Tim Homa

Tim Homa

We all have hobbies we like to do in our free time. Maybe you love to create, play sports, play video games, hang out with friends, or travel with your family. In this breakout, we’ll talk about how you can invite people into something you already enjoy and ways you can share the love of God through what you’re already doing.


B4. Tempting…
(Square Rigger)

Mayra Cardenas

Mayra Cardenas

Life is filled with temptations, and it can be difficult knowing how to fight against it. The beauty of being a follower of Jesus is the ability to have friends in your life who hold you accountable and help bear each other’s burdens. In this breakout, we will learn how to handle temptation and seek out accountability.



C1. Leaving a Legacy (Juniors and Seniors)

Johnny Moore

Johnny Moore

Becoming an adult can come with a lot of freedom and it can be overwhelming to make adult decisions and answer questions like: What church should I go to? What kinds of friends should I have? What am I going to do with my life? In this breakout we’ll talk about how to answer the questions you may have as you enter a new chapter of your life.


C2. Sharing Your Faith


Bruce Ammons

Jesus gave the church a mission and a challenge known as the Great Commission. The church is God’s idea, and his idea is for God’s people to love and lead all people to life change in Christ. Learn about the Great Commission in this breakout session, along with its significance and practical application.


C3. Gearing Up for Spiritual Warfare

Ainsley Britain

Ainsley Britain

In a world where you face so much spiritual warfare, how are you able to understand your identity and fight battles? God’s word will help you stand firm and fight from a place of victory. We will dive into what the Armor of God is and how to use it in our lives in this breakout.


C4. The Parent ProblemPanel Discussion
(Square Rigger)

Are you having trouble with understanding the choices your parents are making? Do you feel like your parents understand you? In this breakout, we will learn all about how to better communicate and better understand your parents.

Things to Remember

  • Student must wear wristbands at all times 
  • Do not feed the seagulls 
  • All room doors need to be closed immediately after entering and exiting the room. 
  • Dry off before entering the lobby
  • Use foot showers after coming back from the beach
  • Cover ups are mandatory and students will need to be fully clothed in the lobby.


These rules are not in place to bore students, but to ensure that they get the most out of their experience 

  • Respect all adult leaders and students 
  • No PDA (public OR private displays of affection) 
  • No cell phones during Quiet Time, Session, or Connect Group 
  • No drugs, alcohol, tobacco products, weapons, water guns, water balloons, silly string, pranks, etc. 
  • Do not leave camp property for any reason 
  • When walking from place-to-place travel in groups of four or more 
  • Do not touch another student’s belongings without the owner’s permission 
  • Do not go into any small group room that isn’t yours.  
  • No girls in boys’ rooms and no boys in girls’ rooms 
  • No leaving rooms after “lights out” or 11:00 PM 


  • Stealing 
  • Destruction of property 
  • Assault on another student or staffer 
  • Foul language 
  • Repeated disobedience to rules 
  • Sexual activity of any kind 
  • The possession of drugs, alcohol, firearms, fireworks, or pornography 
  • Improper use of any mobile device