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11350 Hidden Acres Ln
Kaufman, TX, 75142
United States


Hidden Acres is a camp and retreat center whose mission is to serve individuals, our community, and the world by sharing Christ’s love.


The OAK @ HA

The OAK @ Hidden Acres 

Little Oaks Club & Oaks Servant Leadership Program


“They will be called oaks of righteousness, a planting of the LORD for the display of his splendor. ” — Isaiah 61:3b
“Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are his judgments and how inscrutable his ways!” — Romans11:33
“For since the creation of the world God's invisible qualities-his eternal power and divine nature-have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse.”  — Romans 1:20

About OAK @HA

The OAK at Hidden Acres is a Christian homeschool cooperative program that meets for two sessions a year for homeschool support.  We provide programs that can accommodate families with children from elementary age to high school age.  Programming will include: Little Oaks Club is for children in K thru 6th grade which will follow a Charlotte Mason Style Nature Study in a “one room school house” setting.  The Oak Servant Leadership Program for 7th grade and above will provide community service opportunities with lessons on Christian Worldview and Servant Leadership.


To be a place of support for home schooling families by offering learning opportunities through classes and activities for elementary students with a focus on learning about God and His creation and a program for middle and high school students focused on servant leadership.

Mini-mester Sessions 

  • Mini-mester Sessions 

  • Our Fall 2016 Dates are:  

    • Informational Meeting:  September 12,  at 10 am at Hidden Acres Conference Center

    • Session dates will be September 29, October 6, 13, 20, (27-make up day) 2016


  • To make the most of group learning – Encouraging children to work as a team, share, and collaborate. 
  • For parents and children to work in a co-operative manner sharing ideas, talents, and expertise 
  • To share the expenses for facilities and teacher time and dedication to subject taught 
  • To find families who will be of support to each other, forming friendships and helping each other through the journey of homeschooling. 
  • To have a safe and fun place for parents and children to socialize and learn.

Registration Process

  • Attend Informational Meeting
  • Fill out registration form and pay registration Fee
  • Parents assigned tasks and responsibilities
  • Attend first day of mini-mester 


 $70 per family (regardless of family size) paid to Hidden Acres. ( $40 will help cover facilities rental amounting to $10 per day.  $20 will go to the co-ops general fund for project supplies.) $10 will be paid individually to programming leaders.  More information will be provided at informational meeting.

Little Oaks Club 9:45 am-1:30 pm

  •  Announcements and Prayer - 9:45 am
  • Nature Walk - 10:00 am
  • Nature Journaling - 10:30 am
  • Lesson & Craft- 11:00 am
  • Lunch -12:00 pm
  • Group Activity 12:30-1:30 pm 
    • Week 1: Potluck Picnic/Hay ride
    • Week 2: Lake Time/ Archery
    • Week 3: Lake Time/ Archery
    • Week 4: Week Show and Tell

Oaks Servant Leadership Program

  • Work assignment - 10:00 am
  • Christian Worldview and Leadership Lesson during lunch - 11:30 am 
  • Free Time - 12:30 pm 1:30 pm

Suggested Supplies for Little Oaks

  • Bag for supplies
  • Clipboard
  • Journal (or paper) 
  • Water color Pencils
  • Paint brush
  • Thin tip permanent marker
  • Small jar for water colors
  • Pencil
  • Eraser 
  • Snack / Lunch
  • Water bottle
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug spray 
  • Nature Guides
  • Blanket/Towel 
  • Magnifying glass 
  • Jar/Observation Box for collecting nature items

Suggested Supplies for Oak Servant Leadership Program

  • Bag for supplies
  • Journal or notebook
  • Pen or Pencil
  • Working gloves
  • Snack / Lunch
  • Water bottle
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug spray 

To Register please contact Rebeca Carpenter at or 214-673-5071.  You must read and fill out the following forms.