SAGU Camp U Summer Camp

Location: Lakeview Camp & Retreat Center, Waxahachie, TX

Date: August 3-6, 2023

Individual Registration – $220 (By July 15) // $230 (After July 15) Group Registration

Experience all God has for you this summer at Camp U. Camp U is a blend of fun and inspiration. The days are filled with activities, including a huge activities center with an indoor swimming pool, racquetball, gymnasium, workout facilities, lake, outdoor pool and more. The nights will rock with the sounds of energized worship and messages that will impact your life for eternity. If you are looking for a closer relationship with God in a crazy, fun-filled atmosphere, Camp U is for you.

Questions? Contact [email protected]

Dates: August 3-6, 2023

Cost: $220 (By July 15) // $230 (After July 15)

Ages: Junior High and High School

Theme: Salt Life, Matt. 5:13

Band: SAGU Worship Band

Drama: 180 Productions

Camp Staff

Camp Director: Jaroy Carpenter


Jaroy is the Camp U director. He has many years of camp experiences, as camp speaker, camp programming, team building games and activities, as well as many years of Game Day Challenge interactive school assemblies used across the nation. He is currently the Director of Lakeview Camp and Retreat Center in Waxahachie, TX.


Assistant Camp Director: Jotty Kinney

Tech/Video: David Blackwood Media

Recreation/Program: GU Crew


  • Fabulous food
  • Awesome activities
  • Fun games
  • Activities Center (swimming, racquetball, gymnasium, etc.)
  • Dynamic worship and word


Arrival at CampU:
Check-in date: Thursday, August 3
Check-in time: 3:00 pm
Check-in location: Lakeview Fitness Center

Departure of CampU:
Check-out date: Sunday, August 6
Check-out date: 10:30 am
Check-out location: Lakeview Fitness Center

Daily Schedule

  • 8:00-9:00 AM – Rise & Shine / Shower, etc & Breakfast
  • 9:00-9:30 AM – Devotionals on Campus Grounds
  • 9:30 AM – Morning Meeting in Upper Room, Fitness Center
  • 12:00-1:00 PM – Lunch in Lakeview Dining Hall
  • 1:00-2:00 PM – Field & Gym Games
  • 2:00-3:00 PM – Water Games: Fri at the lake, Sat at the pool
  • 3:00-4:00 PM – Water Games: Fri at the pool, Sat at the lake
  • 4:00-5:00 PM – Free Time – Tournaments, Jumping Pillow
  • 5:00-6:00 PM – Dinner at Lakeview Dining Hall
  • 6:00-7:00 PM – Clean Up in rooms
  • 7:00-8:00 PM – Showtime at the View – Camp U Factor Talent Show at Upper Room, Fitness Center
  • 8:00-10:00 PM – Evening Meeting in Upper Room, Fitness Center
  • 10:00 PM – Late Night at the View (Oasis Snacks open, Special Events, Fri at 11 PM Campfire, Sat at 10 PM Campfire)
  • 12:00 AM – In your cabins for the night

What to Bring

  • Bible
  • Modest swimsuits
  • Shorts/t-shirts (casual attire in services)
  • Sunscreen
  • Beach towels
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Cap
  • Pillow and sleeping bag
  • Toiletries
  • Extra money (for snacks, souvenirs, etc.)


All meals served in the Lakeview Dining Hall by Lakeview staff.


All Camp U campers will stay at the Lakeview Camp facilities. You will need to bring your own bedding, toiletries, towels, etc. Campers will stay in cabins with counselors in the cabins as well.


Jotty Kinney

Jotty Kinney

Since 1990, Jotty has been speaking to youth all across the nation, with humor and a thought provoking message. Since 1997, he has served as lead pastor at Christian Center Church in Hobbs New Mexico. He lives there with His wife Haley and their three boys, Jackson, Samuel and Charlie.

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