Lakeview Camp and Retreat Center

Enjoy Lakeview Outdoor Learning classes at Lakeview Camp and Retreat Center. Fully customizable programs make room for memorable educational experiences in a wide variety of topics, including earth science, physical science, life science, water studies, pioneering, orienteering, team-building, and character education. Hands on activities, high energy instruction, a friendly staff, and great facilities add to the excellence of these programs. The site features a large open-air pavilion, numerous meeting spaces including a multipurpose auditorium, dining hall for 800, fitness center, and accommodations for overnight stay. Groups can have a blast with lake activities, sport fields, archery tag, a jumping pillow, sand volleyball courts, a skate park, swimming pools, paintball, crate stacking, human foosball, a ropes course, and much more.
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Contact Info
Address: 5128 FM 66, Waxahachie, TX 75167. Ellis County. Tel: 972-923-3811. Email: spavell@lakeviewcamp.netWebsite: www.lakeviewcamp.netHrs: Daily, 24 hours. Contact: Melissa Gaskill, Group Booking,
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Guided Activities, Self-Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: $10/person  $5 lunch (optional)
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Environmental Studies, Physical Education.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Environmental Science, Physical Education.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Nature Exploration Lesson Plan

One single tree can provide the oxygen required for two human beings and over 8,000 sheets of paper. Nature centers and state parks provide a hands-on environment to discover facts about native plants and animals, as well as ways to preserve these natural resources.... Continue