Crossing Borders camp utilizes the camp facilities of a non-denominational mission ministry called Laredo Stepping Stone (see their website at The  camp is located a few miles north and west of Laredo, Texas. The physical address is 377  Palomino Road, but the road is quite rural so it may not be mapped on some internet mapping or GPS services.

If you’re driving to the camp, follow these directions:

  •  From all areas north of Laredo, get on Interstate 35 and head south. The camp is about  three hours south of San Antonio.
  •  From I-35 north of Laredo, take exit #24.
  • Follow the frontage road to the top of the highway overpass bridge.
  • Turn right onto highway 255 (Columbian Tollway—although there is no toll collected).
  • Go 14 miles to mile marker #8.
  •  Turn left onto road 3338.
  • Go 5.4 miles and turn right onto Rancho Penitas.
  • Go 0.9 mile (past a recreation park on your right) and turn left onto Palomino Road.
  • Follow the gravel road about 1⁄2 mile to a sharp 90-degree turn to the right.
  • Do not make the right-hand turn. The camp entrance is through a white wooden fence on  your left-hand side.  If you need more info, call the camp at: 956-235-1115 John’s cell (camp manager) or 903-746-4463 Lee’s cell.