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Prices and Other Details
for the 40th Fall Texas Toot - 2015

Nov 20 - 22, 2015

Housing (go straight to Fees)

Three types of housing are available at the Toot: "motel" type, "cabin", and "dormitory", each of which has its own delights.

Motel housing is:

  • Family Life Center (FLC) & Pasadena Blvd Guest Quarters (PB); first class motel-style rooms
The FLC and PB facilities have private baths (mostly), and are furnished with linens and towels. Handicapped-accessible rooms are available. Most of these facilities provide two double beds per room, with some rooms also providing a rollaway bed.

Cabin housing is:

  • Fair Village cabins, located on the opposite side of a small lake
Each Fair Village cabin has a kitchen, living room, and 2 bedrooms with two beds each (no rollaway beds). Linens and towels are provided. Fair Village is not handicapped-accessible, as there is rustic parking, no sidewalks, and stairs to get into the cabins.

Note early deadline:
Reservations for motel-style housing or cabins must be received by October 31!

Dormitory housing (and here is a Big Surprise!):

For those seeking the more spartan experience (or who are on a tighter budget), the BRAND NEW Dorm facilities at

  • Camp Hearn (across the street from Staff House and auditorium)
will fill the bill. After long years of service, and many fond memories of Toots gone by, Camp Windham has been retired. Our new dorm facility will be Camp Hearn, across the street from McCarty and the Staff House. If you were at the 2014 Fall Toot, you saw the construction of Camp Hearn beginning. Like Windham, each room has many beds, and there is a shower and toilet facility in each building.

Also like Windham, those who stay in Camp Hearn will have the comforts of home -- your own home, that is. You need to bring your own sheets, blankets, pillows and towels with you to Lakeview, because no linens are provided in these rooms!

Camping accommodations are available in the RV trailer park, with full hookups.

While single rooms are available, everyone is encouraged to share rooms. If you don't have a roommate but would be willing to share, indicate double occupancy on your registration form, and a roommate will be assigned.

All Toot participants are covered by an insurance policy provided by Lakeview while at the Toot, and while traveling to and from Lakeview.


Our meals will be taken at the Sparling Cafeteria at Lakeview. Six meals are included: Friday supper (5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.) through lunch Sunday (noon). Both adult and children's meal plans are offered.

Note early deadline:
Reservations for meals must be received by October 31!

Fees (final)

Tuition Early Bird discount! $170 per person for the weekend, if registered by October 20; $195 per person after October 20.
$10 discount for ARS, VdGSA, EMA, and ARTA members
Save even more! Bring-a-Friend tuition discount: invite a first-time participant to come to the Fall Toot, and get a 20% discount on your tuition! Or bring back a former Tooter who's been gone 5 or more years, and get a 10% discount. Share the fun, and save!
Dorm Style - Camp Hearn:
(bring your own linens and towels)
single: $37/night
double: $31/night/person
family*: $65/night
Motel Style - Family Life or Pasadena Blvd:
single: $66/night
double: $49/night/person
Cabins - Fair Village:
(sorry, these prices really skyrocketed from 2013! But Fair Village cabins are great for a group of people who want a larger place to do group playing, and they have a full kitchen!)
single: $160/night
multiple: $87/night/person
RV Park:
per trailer: $18/night
*Family rate:
this rate is designed for parents and children; that is, people who are actually related to one another. Please do not sign up for this rate with a group of friends who consider yourselves "just like family".
Meal Plans
$59 Full meal plan (dinner Friday night through Sunday lunch)
  $34 Children's meal plan (age 10 and under)
A deposit of $100 is required with registration, refundable until Oct 31.


If you are driving to Lakeview, please see the maps and driving instructions so you'll be able to easily find us!

If you need any assistance with transportation information, please contact us.

You may register online, but we must receive your deposit check for $100 by postal mail to complete your registration.

Or you can email to request a paper form. Remember to give us your name and US-mail address!

US-mail registrations, and your deposit check of $100 (made out to The Texas Toot), may be sent to:

The Texas Toot
PO Box 4328
Austin TX 78765
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