Learn Basic Skills For Safely Camping Outdoors

Lake Livingston State Park

Livingston, Texas

Huntsville State Park

Huntsville, Texas

Sea Center Texas

Lake Jackson, Texas

Back To Basics Camps (B2BC) is an extension of the Twelve Stones' "Kids Off The Streets" camp program and is free for youth and families who reside in social and economically disadvantaged environments and communities in Montgomery County of Texas and surrounding areas.

Our innovative 12-month B2BC program is:


  • Designed to help youth reach a place of positive change. 

  • Facilitated by trained, experienced staff and volunteers who have been background checked.

  • Aimed to inspire youth and teens ages 10 - 17 to become Junior Camp Leaders (JCLs) to assist in teaching other youth how to camp safely outdoors.

Campers will engage in one or more of the following activities:

  • Outdoor Cooking

  • Fishing

  • Geocache

  • Nature Photography

  • Star Gazing/Bird Watching

  • Hiking

  • Kayaking

  • Environmental Education

  • Mountain Biking

  • Archery

Meals And Transportation Provided

2020 - 2021 Camp Schedule

(Due to COVID-19, we're updating our camp schedule.  Camp sites, dates and locations subject to change. Updated information will be published soon!)

Twelve Stones Ranch, Conroe, TX

July 25-26, 2020

Age 10 - 17 Years Old

(JCLs & Mentees Only)

Brazos Bend State Park, Needville, TX

September 26-27, 2020

Age 10 - 17 Years Old

(JCLs & Mentees Only)

Moody Gardens, Galveston, TX

January 16, 2021

Age 7 - 11 Years Old

(Open to Public)

City Cathedral Church, The Woodlands, TX

February 27, 2021

Age 12 - 17 Years Old

(Open to Public)

Stephen F. Austin State Park, San Felipe, TX

March 27-28, 2021

Age 7 - 17 Years Old


Garner State Park, Concan, TX

May 21-23, 2021

Age 10 - 17 Years Old

(JCLs Only)

Lake Livingston State Park, Livingston, TX

June 26-27, 2021

(Graduating JCLs and Family Only)

Camp dates subject to cancellation/rescheduling due to inclement weather or other unforeseen conditions/events.