Heartland Student is hosting Deeper, a fall retreat at Camp Copass in Denton, Texas on November 11th – November 13th for grades 6-12. Deeper is all about students having an encounter in God’s presence that leads to a deeper relationship with Him.

Below you will find the details of the Deeper Retreat for you convenience. For additional questions, please email Ryan Martinez at ryan.martinez@theheartlandchurch.com.


Date: November 11th – November 13th

•  Friday, November 11tharrive at Camp Copass by 6pm for check-in.
•  Sunday, November 13th, depart from Camp Copass at 9:45am to arrive at Heartland Church by 10:15am.
•  ALL students are to be dropped off at the campsite on Friday, November 11thno later than 6pm. Transportation to camp will NOT be provided. Transportation from camp to Heartland will be provided.

Cost: $110 early bird Sunday, October 23rd / $120 late registration beginning Monday, October 24th

Location: Camp Copass in Denton, Texas

8200 E. Mckinney Street

Denton, TX 76208


Emergency Contact: Ryan Martinez at (817) 262-8042 or the campgrounds (940) 565-0050.

*There is a mandatory pre-retreat meeting immediately following our 11am service for all campers and parents on Sunday, November 6th in the main sanctuary. 



Where is the camp located?

Camp Copass is located in Denton, Texas. Camp Copass began in 1946 when Lady Crickett Keys Copass started a girl’s camp on the peninsula. Churches began having summer youth camps and called it Camp Copass after Lady Crickett.

The camp is conveniently located in Denton, Texas, only 21 miles from Heartland (8200 E. Mckinney Street Denton, TX 76208).  Visit campcopass.com to learn more about the camp.


Is my student going to be in the same dorm room of the opposite sex?

No, all of our students will be staying in gender specific dorms. We will also have adult staff/leaders in both our boys and girls dorms.

What is included in my student’s retreat cost?

Your students cost includes a tshirt, meals for the weekend, transportation from the camp, facility use.

What is the meal plans for the weekend?

All meals, with the exception of Friday night, will be included in the cost. Four total meals will be served at Camp Copass. Your student should have eaten by the time that they are dropped off on Friday night.

What time will we be leaving and returning? 

Students must report to Camp Copass via their own transportation at 6pm promptly on Friday, November 11th for check-in. This is a MUST for ALL campers. We will have an adult staff ready to receive your student upon arrival. Mass transportation will NOT be provided TO the campgrounds.

Students will depart from Camp Copass on a bus on Sunday, November 13th at 9:45am to arrive at Heartland by 10:15am in order to attend the 11am service that morning.

What do I do with medication?

All medication will be taken upon arrival at CHECK-IN. This includes prescription medication and any over the counter drugs such as Tylenol, Nyquil, etc. Please place these items in a plastic bag with your student’s name labeled on the front. All medication will be stored away safely in a lockbox under adult leader’s supervision.

What To Bring…

•  Change of clothes for three days (primarily “play” clothes)
•  Insect repellant
•  Sheets, blankets and/or sleeping bag for a twin size bed
•  Pillow and pillow cases
•  Toiletries (toothbrush, shampoo, body wash, deodorant, etc.)
•  Towels
•  Any required medication
•  Bible, pen and notebook.
•  Cell phone and cell phone charger

What Not To Bring/Do…

•  Weapons
•  Firearms or fireworks
•  Alcohol, drugs or any form of tobacco are prohibited
•  Dress in a modest manner, which exhibits Godly character
•  Refrain from PDA (Public Display of Affection)
•  Physical or verbal altercations will NOT be tolerated
•  Person or groups responsible for the destruction of camp property will be responsible for replacement or repair cost of such.

Any banned items will be confiscated and alcohol, drugs and firearms will be a cause to be sent home for the weekend and proper authorities notified.