Balcones Blog

All of the lastest news from camp during the summer and beyond.

What Happens When the Plug Never Comes Out?

“The Social Dilemma” and Summer Camp’s Role in a Technology-Hooked World Even if they may look different this year, the holidays usually find us spending more dedicated time with family than our normal routines allow. However, that also means it’s the time of year when our reliance on technology – especially that of children and teenagers – is typically the most glaring. How many times have you sat down at the dinner table and had to remind your child (or yourself!) to turn off their phone? Or missed the joy of witnessing someone unwrap a present because you were too... Read more.

Spring Update

Hello Camp Balcones Springs Families! Wow – what a truly unbelievable time we are living in. We could have never imagined that our first CBS blog post of 2020 would be written to you from quarantine, the new normal in which we face unprecedented changes to our daily lives and look ahead to summer with so much uncertainty. All of us here at camp remain safe and healthy, isolated together with the backdrop of camp as our playground. We’re all extremely thankful to be able to isolate together, in the company of friends and co-workers and in the beautiful Hill... Read more.

Favorite Chicken Recipe

Campers love our meals! We offer some classic family recipes and also introduce new recipes that kids may not have tried yet. Camp is the place to try new things… including food! Parents are always asking for our recipes. Our Chefs are the true all-stars for one of our favorite meals, which we call Favorite Chicken. Here is the recipe and instructions for how to make it! Servings: 4 Ingredients: 4 large chicken breasts salt & pepper to taste 2 eggs 1 cup Italian bread crumbs 8 cloves of garlic (minced) 4 tablespoons butter 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 half-cup... Read more.