The primary purpose of the Texas Lions Camp is to provide, without charge, a camp for physical disabled , hearing/vision impaired, and diabetic children from the State of Texas , regardless of race, religion, or national origin. Our goal is to provide an atmosphere wherein campers will learn the “Can Do” philosophy and be allowed to achieve maximum personal growth and self-esteem. The Texas Lions Camp is recognized as a non-profit corporation, under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code. The Camp is accredited by the American Camping Association, and is licensed by the Texas Department of Health.
The Texas Lions Camp was chartered in 1949 in response to the terrible polio epidemic that forever changed the lives of so many Texas children. Since that time, the Texas Lions Camp has dynamically changed to include children who have all manner and types of physical disabilities, diabetes and cancer. Today, we are serving more children than at any other time in our history. Over 1,500 children per summer attend Texas Lions Camp.
Texas Lions Camp is a residential camping facility for children with physical disabilities, type 1 diabetes and cancer. The Camp is located on over 500 acres in the beautiful Texas Hill Country, and is designed to introduce the “Can Do” philosophy to children dealing with special medical conditions.
Children with special needs from all over the State of Texas are invited to attend one of 9 weeks, which we hope will become one of their life-long childhood memories. A week designed for fun, exploration and challenge.
District 2-E2 Directors/Officers
|Director||DG Charles “Charlie” Bethards||Colleyville Lions Club|
|Director||IPDG Thomas “Tom” Hayford||Lewisville Lions Club|
|Elected Director||Lane Holcomb||Gainesville Lions Club|
|Elected Director||Harry Ledbetter||Colleyville Lions Club|
|Past President||PDG Ed Stebbins||Pantego Lions Club|
|TLC President 2017-18||Rick Stoorza||Aledo Community Lions Club|
TLC 2-E2 Camp Bus
For Information on the camp bus for the first and fifth 2016 camping sessions, please contact:
|Tony Blauvelt||Home: 817-261-7254
TEXAS LIONS CAMP EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Lion Stephen Mabry 2-A2 (Shawn)
PO Box 290247
Kerrville, TX 78029-0247
TEXAS LIONS CAMP PRESIDENT
PCC Rick Stoorza, 2-E2
1004 Poplar St.
Benbrook, TX 76126-2717
Executive Committee of the Texas Lions Camp
|Texas Lions Camp President|
|PCC Rick Stoorza
1004 Poplar St.
Benbrook, TX 76126
|President||PCC Rick Stoorza||2-E2|
|First Vice-President||John Eads||2-X1|
|Second Vice-President||Gary Linker||2-T2|
|Third Vice-President||Kent Basinger||2-X2|
|Secretary||To be elected in August|
|Governor’s Representative||Jesse Rodriguez||2-A3|
|Immediate Past President||James Browning||2-S1|
|Jack Welch Fellowship||$1000.00|
|Century Club Minimum||$100.00|
|Endowment Leaves (silver/gold_||$500 / $700|