Mt. Lebanon

September 30-October 1, 2022

Mt. Lebanon Retreat & Conference Center

1701 Texas Plume Rd
Cedar Hill, TX 75104

This retreat is for the mentally challenged 12 years of age or older, their parents and chaperones, and workers with the mentally challenged.

This retreat is made possible by your gifts to the Cooperative Program and Mary Hill Davis Offering.

Registration Form Talent Show Form

Special Entertainment for Special Friends

  • Bible study, crafts, and a talent show

  • For our mission project this year, we will be collecting toiletry items for The Center. Items to bring include: shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste, body wash, tooth brushes, and toilet paper.

Special Feature for Parents

Support and encouragement for parents and caregivers with Scott Sharman!

Program Personalities

  • Camp Pastor: Scott Sharman, Alsbury Baptist Church
  • Worship Leader: Jim DeHoog, Hospice Chaplain for AccentCare San Antonio

Registration Fee (includes lodging, meals, snacks, and insurance)

Motel room—$60 per person

Bunkhouse—$50 per person (each person must bring linens)

A firm deadline for registrations is September 6, 2022. After September 6, 2022, registration fee increases to $70 (motel) and $60 (bunkhouse) per person.

Mail completed forms and checks to:

Texas Baptists
Attn: Special Friends
7557 Rambler Rd Ste 1200
Dallas, TX 75231

Forms must be completed and submitted by September 6, 2022.

Make checks payable to Texas Baptists.


Sarah Johnson
Childhood Ministry Program Coordinator/Ministry Assistant, Discipleship

(214) 828-5205


A limited number of partial scholarships are available. The scholarships include lodging, meals, breaks, and insurance. Please email Sarah Johnson at sarah.johnson[at] to request a scholarship form.

Background Checks and Abuse Awareness Training

In order to protect our campers and everyone who attends the Special Friends retreat, all leaders, caregivers, parents, sponsors, and chaperones will be required to complete a background check and sexual abuse prevention training through MinistrySafe. Background check and training costs will be covered by Texas Baptists. Please send a list of all leaders, caregivers, parents, sponsors, and chaperones, including email addresses, to sarah.johnson[at] by September 6, 2022.