Access Retreat 2019

Sept 20 - 22, 2019 (Fri - Sun)


This year's church-wide retreat will be located at a sister campsite in the same location as our popular 2018 Access retreat - Pine Cove - Outback in Columbus, Texas (Click for PDF of map and directions). Children’s and some Youth programming will be available!

Address: 1237 Papa Bear Lane, Columbus, TX 78934
GPS Coordinates of Entrance off Highway: 29.800414, -96.666051

Dates and Times:
Arrival: Friday, Sept 20 between 7:00-9:00 PM (dinner not provided).
Departure: Sunday, Sept 22 after 2:00 PM (after lunch). 

Additional Resources
Maps & Driving Directions
Pine Cove - Outback Site Info Packet

Pricing and Registration:

Please read carefully for all relevant registration and payment information. Unlike previous years, we now have early bird and late registration pricing as follows:

Full Weekend

  • Early Bird Registration age 11 and older: $139 (deadline: 8/18)

  • Regular Registration  age 11 and older: $159 (deadline: 9/1)

  • Late Registration  age 11 and older: $179 (deadline: 9/14)

  • Kids Age 3-10: $55

  • Kids Age age 0-2: Free!

We recommend that you and your family stay the entire weekend for the full retreat and community experience. That being said, we want to give attendees a Saturday day-pass option to allow those who otherwise wouldn't be able to come the flexibility to attend.

Saturday only (lunch and dinner included) -deadline 9/1:

Day pass only registrations will not be accepted after the registration deadline.

  • Campers age 11 and older: $85

  • Campers age 3-10: $55

  • Campers age 0-2: Free!

Large Family Price Cap:

Each family will pay no more than $468 even if the total cost with multiple children results in a cost greater than $468 (this limit does NOT include additional paid activities).

**Note: Partial (50%) and Full Scholarships are available by request and after staff approval.

Retreat ExperIence



  • Families with children will have their own rooms. Each room has its own bathroom.

  • Singles and married couples without children will be split into men's and women's separate rooms (4 bunk beds per room). Each room has its own bathroom. If we have enough rooms, we will try to accommodate private rooms for married couples, if requested.

  • Linens and towels will NOT be provided by this site. Please bring your own.

Activities Available at Pine Cove Outback:

  • Covered Sport Court

  • Basketball

  • Volleyball 

  • Football

  • Warball

  • Sports Field

  • Tetherball

  • Fishing (must provide own equipment)(catch and release -

  • Hiking

  • Wiffle Ball Field

Saturday Scheduled Activities Included in Registration Price:

  • Zipline

  • Barn Swing

  • Swimming Pool

What to Bring:

  • Bible, pen, notebook

  • Flashlight

  • Changes of clothing for 2 nights

  • Toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, shampoo, soap, etc.

  • Any medication you/your family might need

  • Pillow

  • Sleeping bag/sheets/additional blankets

  • Drinking containers for water (optional)

  • Towels 

  • Snacks (optional - not allowed to eat in bedrooms)

  • Sunscreen, insect repellant

  • Swimming suit (optional)

  • Flip flops (optional)

  • Extra clothes for outdoor activities


If you have any questions , please contact