Lakeview Retreat CenterFounded in 1997, Lakeview offers state of the art facilities and comfortable lodging situated on 330 acres of beautiful natural landscape that inspires the awe of the greatness of God. EAT A variety of food choices are served buffet-style at every meal, including entrees, side dishes, a salad bar, dessert bar, and beverage stations. Special dietary requests can be accommodated. SLEEP Cabins are designed for dormitory-style accommodations and comfortably sleep 40. PLAY The Fitness Center provides tons of leisure options, including an indoor pool, jacuzzi, kiddie pool, basketball, sand volleyball, racquetball, workout gym, ping pong, foosball, disc golf, gaga pit, skate park, outdoor pool, and wet willie water slide. The Lakefront has a blob, paddleboards, paddle boats, canoes, zip line, and swimming. Enjoy area attractions like: Six Flags Over Texas Perot Museum of Nature and Science Dallas World Aquarium Dallas Zoo AT&T (Cowboys) Stadium Fort Worth Stockyards
Brian Benkendorfer serves as Kids Director at The Austin Stone Community Church, main campus. After working on Student Life staff as a Camp Director for two summers, Brian earned a masters at Dallas Theological Seminary. He is passionate about Gospel-centered teaching and believes in the local church as the hope of the world. He also views family ministries as playing an integral role in leading and developing the next generation of church leaders. He and his wife Lisa, a former Student Life Event Coordinator, have three children Ellie, Reagan, and Callum.
SLK Worship is a team of worship leaders who specialize in kids’ worship. They have a genuine desire to help teach kids about worshipping God, how we worship and why we worship Him. The members are all very accessible and love spending time with kids in the cafeteria, at recreation or anywhere in between during camp.