Sponsor and Group Leader Requirements

BCBA Sponsor Requirements

Churches must send (1) adult, same gender, sponsor for every (10) student campers. Sponsors are to be at least 18 years of age and the main sponsor must be 21 years of age or  older unless they are the churches Youth/Children’s Pastor/Director, and are required to be housed with their campers, are expected to assist in the camp activities with the students. The Adult Sponsor is to encourage, to be a disciplinarian, bunkhouse supervisor, and your Church Group Leader might ask for other help, such as being the church group discussion leader.


1) A Criminal Background Check and Child Abuse Registry Check must be performed on all BCBA Sponsor Candidates.

Background Checks (two options are:)

Public Data
Texas DPS

2) Texas State Youth Camp Law now prohibits BCBA from accepting potential sponsors with felony convictions of any kind.

3) All BCBA Sponsor Candidates are required to take a State of Texas approved Child Protection Course and they must pass with a score of 80 or higher