Hill Country Fall Retreat

Camp Buckner, TX

October 8-10

A WEEKEND WITH FRIENDS

Join us for the weekend of October 8-10 at Camp Buckner and explore the beautiful hill country of Texas, outside of Austin. The weekend will be filled with meeting new friends from our campus as well as all over Texas and Louisiana.

We’ll hear from Astronaut General Charles Duke and his wife Dotty. General Charles Duke is 1 of 12 men to walk on the moon!  We will also hear from Andre Yee, Founder & CEO Triblio – Marketing and Technology Company. Entrepreneur.

Hear what Christians believe and participate in discussions about stories from the Bible in a safe environment with others from varying religions.  We’ll stay at an amazing camp surrounded by nature with all food included as well as various activities (camp fires, zip line, canoe, paddle boards, ropes course, rock wall, archery, games, corn roasting).

Bring your friends and be prepared for an unforgettable weekend.  Cost: $30 ($20 if registered by Sunday September 26)

TRANSPORTATION IS TO BE ARRANGED BY YOUR LOCAL BRIDGES GROUP.

Astronaut Charles Duke walking on the moon.

Charles and Dotty Duke

Charlie Duke is a former NASA astronaut, retired Brigadier General in the U.S. Air Force, fighter pilot and test pilot. As Lunar Module Pilot for Apollo 16 in 1972, he became the 10th and youngest person to walk on the Moon.  He graduated from the United States Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science and from MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) with a Master in Aeronautics and Astronautics.

Charlie married the former Dorothy Claiborne of Atlanta, Georgia in 1963. Dotty attended Hollins College in Virginia and the University of North Carolina, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts. They have two sons, Charles and Tom, as well as nine grandchildren. 

Andre Yee 

Founder & CEO of Triblio – an award winning marketing technology company in Washington DC area.   He is an experienced technology executive with a track record of growing successful software companies and was formerly Group Vice President at Oracle.  Andre is an inventor of three software patents and a noted author of several technology related articles and books including Mastering Java.  

Andre is also the founder of Gospel Translations, a ministry dedicated to translating and spreading free gospel content globally.  He is also on the board of Desiring God, where he has written about a Christian perspective on business and work. 

Andre studied as an international student from Malaysia at George Mason University, where he graduated in 1988

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