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USS Lexington On-ship Camp

January 19, 2019 @ 6:00 am – January 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Corpus Christi TX

January 19-21, 2019 we will be going to San Antonio and Corpus Christi.  Here’s the basic plan:


Saturday Jan 19 – depart GABC early morning.  We will spend the afternoon and evening in San Antonio exploring historical sites and have a fun dinner on the River Walk.  We will spend the night in San Antonio.


Saturday, January 19 

0600 Meet at GABC Bus Barn, Load equipment 

0615 Depart  

Visit State Capital – Austin 

1200 Lunch (YOU PAY) 

Arrive San Antonio – Tour Alamo 

Check-in Hotel (Hampton Inn) 

Dinner (YOU PAY) 

Sunday Jan 20 – depart for Corpus Christi where we will visit the Texas State Aquarium, eat a picnic lunch (included) and check in to live aboard the USS Lexington.  We will experience life as a crew member of this historic ship.  We will learn of her past (including the kamikaze attacks), have an onboard scavenger hunt, see movie in the 3D MEGA Theater, hear ghost stories, have two trips through the chow line and bunk in the original crew quarters.  We will also be part of unforgettable flag ceremonies. 

Monday Jan 21 – after a fun-filled weekend we will head back to Tyler for an early evening arrival.

0645 Reveille 0700 Move Out 0800 Breakfast onboard 0845 Morning Colors, Final Quarters 

0900 Departure 

1200 Lunch (you’ll be given $8) 

1800 Arrive GABC Bus Barn (we will contact parents with updates) 

The total cost of the trip will be $180. 

Spending money needed for Saturday lunch and dinner in Austin and San Antonio plus any snacks or souvenirs.   

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