Sam Davis Youth Camp

Attention! Young Ladies & Gentlemen!
The Texas Division Sam Davis Youth Camp will be held Sunday July 9th to Saturday July 15th.
Three Mountain Retreat, 1648 FM 182, Clifton, TX 76634.
The deadline for applications is Friday June 30, 2017.
The Sam Davis Youth Camp offers an adventure-filled and Christ-centered week-long encampment for youth ages 12 thru 18, in a beautiful Texas hill-country setting. Sponsored by the Texas Division of the SCV, the 2012 camp is to be scheduled soon. This annual event is comfortably hosted at the top of the Hill Country in central Texas at the beautiful Three Mountain Retreat, a scenic 260 acre privately owned Christian Conference Center near Clifton... all of which reflects the beauty of God's creation.

Watch the Sam Davis Youth Camp video - Texas Documentary linked below and learn more - it gives you an excellent idea of what's available at the camp for boys and girls ages 12 - 18.

Great Activities
Morning Prayer & Devotions
Christian Values & Education
Motivating Guest Speakers
Safe & Friendly Environment
Fine Christian Fellowship
Comfortable Accommodations
Delicious & Nutritious Meals
Cannon & Musket Training
Scenic Hayride
Horseback Riding
History Classes & Field Trips
Period Music & Dancing
Confederate Ball & Cotillion

... the week that I spent at the SDYC was one of the most enjoyable weeks of my life! ...
I will be going back again and again.
Andrew Dixon
Mountain View, Missouri

Why should your son or daughter attend the Sam Davis Youth Camp?

In a survey conducted by the Center for Survey Research and Analysis in 2000, 65% of college seniors failed to pass a high school equivalent American history test:
Only 23% correctly identified James Madison as the "Father of the Constitution."
Yet, 98% knew that "Snoop Doggy Dog" is a rapper.
Just over half, 52% knew that George Washington's Farewell Address warned against establishing permanent alliances with foreign governments.
Yet, 99% correctly identified Beavis & Butthead.

What to do?
Today, General Cleburne's words, quoted above, ring all too true. There is no question that the youth of today must run a terrible gauntlet, and that many are struck down along the way by one or more of the politically correct influences which flourish in our schools. Sometimes these youths are from the best homes, with strong families and religious training. With even the most conscientious parenting though, oftentimes in high school or college, even these best & brightest finally succumb to the liberal, politically correct view of history.

This summer, you can help turn the tide. For one week, our Southern young men and ladies (ages 12-20) will gather to hear the truths about the War for Southern Independence. This camp (named for the great young Confederate Sam Davis) will combine fun and recreation with thoughtful instruction in Southern history, the War Between the States, the theology of the South during the War, lessons on Southern heroes, examples of great men of the Faith, and special programs and sessions for our Southern ladies!

This is the eighth year the Sons of Confederate Veterans has offered such a wonderful event for our sons and grandsons, and the third year we offer the program for our daughters and granddaughters. We urge you to take advantage of this great opportunity. It is our responsibility to teach our Southern history and culture to the future generations.

Please revisit this page for more information and online registration.
All Application Forms can be found here:
Sam Davis Youth Camp
Scholarships may be available thru your SCV Home Camp.

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For more information please contact: The Texas Division Sam Davis Youth Camp Coordinator
Bruce Cunningham
Director SDYC
P. O. Box 131
Decatur, TX 76234