All information in the summary references campers who attended unless otherwise specified. In 2014 we served 495 campers at the Lake Travis facility.
We had 1080 campers make an enrollment request – their parents either sent in a paper application or completed the initial registration request online. We received completed applications from 607 parents. There were 70 no-shows and 38 withdrawals/cancellations.
Thirty percent of campers this year came from households with income less than $14,999 per year, and 46% of campers were receiving food stamps.
Hispanics/Latinos were the largest ethnicity group, at 45%, with African-Americans and Whites making up 33% and 15% respectively.
Boys made up 53% of campers this year, while girls made up 47%. The most popular age group was the 8-9 year old boys, while the least popular was 12-13 year old girls.
Word of mouth was the most popular form of advertising, with 114 applicants saying that’s how they heard of us.
Geographically, the East Riverside area was the most popular source for campers, sending 35. Pflugerville was second, sending 28, and the Rundberg area, South Manchaca area, and East Austin round out the top 5, sending 27 each.