Welcome to Butman Methodist Camp & Retreat Center
158 County Road 674
Merkel, Texas 79536-6512
Working with Jesus to change the world...one heart at a time.
Find us on the web at http://www.butmancamp.org, or call us at (325) 846-4212
The types of camps we operate include:
Programming We Offer:
Throughout the year, you’ll find the following special emphasis camps (or themes) during one or more of our sessions:
Recognizing that some guests have special needs and may not be able to participate in regular camping programs, we set aside camp sessions specifically for guests with the following conditions:
Moderately Physically Disabled
While you’re here, you may want to take advantage of the following activities we offer:
Swimming - Outdoor
Interested in renting our facilities? We are happy to rent our facilities to the following groups/types:
Families (in one unit)
These are the types of accommodations we offer:
Kitchen Facilities Use
Kitchen for Staff only
We are set up to handle the following group sizes in the various seasons:
During the summer, we can take care of up to 336 guests. In the spring, we can accommodate 336 guests. Our winter capacity is 336. Finally, in fall, we have enough room for 336 guests.
We also offer the following special activities and features:
We are affiliated with the Angel Tree, Prison Fellowship Ministry. We offer a camp for 4th through 6th graders who have an incarcerated loved one. We also help integrate Angel Tree kids into our other normal camps.
180 miles west of Dallas, TX. Located on FM 126 17 miles south of Merkel, Texas. We are 30 miles from Abilene, TX and 30 miles from Sweetwater, TX.