Packing List

  • Sweater/light jacket for indoors

  • Bible, journal, writing utensils 

  • Bedding (pillow, sheets, blanket or sleeping bag)

  • Towel

  • Toiletries

  • Swimsuits (modest)

  • Camera

  • Money(cash/credit card/check) for registration

  • Flashlight

  • Snacks

  • Books

  • Sporting clothes (tennis shoes, outdoor clothing)


Our South Site is located at Camp Tejas about one hour east of Austin in Giddings, TX!



What time should we arrive?

Please plan to arrive from registration between 6-7:00 pm.

What if I am going to arrive after 7:00 pm?

Please email our conference registrars so we can make other arrangements for your arrival.

What time is departure?

You will be able to depart by 12:30pm on Sunday.

Can I arrive late? Leave early?

Students are expected to attend the entire weekend:

  • For your benefit as a learner

  • To minimize the distractions to other Encounter participants
  • For the sake of safety and to honor InterVarsity's national policies around camping safety