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Fall Wilderness Camps, Programs, Workshops, & Classes in Tennessee are Starting in September, 2016

Many of our Tennessee Wilderness Camps offer Fall Wilderness Programs, Activities, Workshops & Classes starting in September, 2016.

Be sure to check the "Year-Round Programs and Other Camp Info" headings of each camp listing for specifics, or give any Wilderness Camp you're interested in a call to check on Fall dates, times and availability.

Fall 2016-17 Wilderness Camp Open Houses & Reunions

Many of our Wilderness Camps will be hosting Fall Reunions for their previous campers, and Fall Open Houses for interested new campers and families. Each camp is different, and some offer activities for the entire family.

Contact the camp(s) directly to see if there are any Camp Reunion or Open House Plans for September, 2016.

Best Tennessee Fall Wilderness Day Camps Starting in September, 2016

Looking for a Great Tennessee Wilderness Day Camp? Look at each camp's TYPE OF CAMP description. Many of our Best Tennessee Day Wilderness Camps also list their exact hours, and if they offer before and after camp activities.

Best Tennessee Year-Round
Wilderness Camps, Classes & Wilderness Programs

Many of our Best Tennessee Summer Wilderness Camps also offer Year Round Wilderness Camp Programs, Classes, and Activities. You should contact the camps you are interested in to see if they offer Fall, Winter and/or Spring Wilderness Programs, too.

Best Tennessee Fall Wilderness Camp Jobs

Searching for Tennessee Wilderness Camp Jobs? Many of our Best Wilderness Camps are now listing their 2016-17 Fall Camp Jobs, too. Look for the heading "Summer Camp Jobs" in each camp listing. You can also check any camp's website for their "Work at Camp" or "Fall Employment Opportunities" pages.

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Some of the Best Wilderness Camps in the South are here in Tennessee.

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FEATURED WILDERNESS CAMP

Roaring Brook Camp for Boys
Bradford, Vermont
800-832-4295 802-747-0282

Ages: 9-14 . All Boy Campers. Overnight Camp.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: For 50 years, Roaring Brook Camp has been dedicated to the principle that a boy's growth is stimulated through wilderness living and adventure. We believe confidence and satisfaction with life come through personal achievement. Our intent is to build self-reliance, resourcefulness, will-to-achieve and service to others, primarily through a program of outdoor education, adventure while keeping the fun in camping.

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Deer Run Camps & Retreats
Thompson's Station, Tennessee

Visit Our Deer Run Camps & Retreats Website
615-794-2918
regina[AT]deerrunretreat.org
contact[AT]deerrunretreat.org
3845 Perkins Rd
Thompson's Station, Tennessee 37174

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CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 5 - 18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian. Nondenominational

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Wilderness/Nature, Waterfront/Aquatics, Adventure, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Team Sports, and more.
Paintball
Climbing Tower
Low & High Ropes Courses
Hiking
Kickball
Wiffle Ball
BB Guns
Archery
Crafts
Creek Wading
Outdoor Education & Survival Skills

CAMP LOCATION: Deer Run is located on 100 acres of scenic, wooded property 40 miles south of Nashville and 10 miles from historic downtown Franklin, TN. Visit our website for photos and more information.

CAMP FACILITIES: Deer Run has 12 Cedar Point cabins and 2 Lakeview Cabins — all equipped with heat and air — and 2 shower houses. Adjacent to the cabins is a dining facility, camp store, several meeting facilities, and recreational activities including paintball, climbing tower, archery and BB guns, low and high-challenge ropes courses, and Spring Valley Lake with sand beach, swimming, zip line, aqua park/blob, 100-ft water slide, canoeing & kayaking. Horseback riding is available to overnight campers.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Deer Run is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nondenominational Christian camp and retreat center. Our mission is to transform lives through a passionate relationship with Jesus Christ while connecting with others in a camp or retreat setting. During our summer camp, campers grow in character, respect, leadership, and build life-long friendships. Deer Run is a member of CCCA (Christian Camping and Conference Association).

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: VolunDeer CIT program.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to attend Deer Run camps and family weekend events. Therefore, the Mission 42:1 Scholarship Funds offers assistance to campers and families who have financial, spiritual, or emotional needs.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: For more info or to register online, go to This Website Link

Married Couples Weekends (3 times per year): For couples in all seasons of marriage — from the heights of love to the depths of struggle. This is a weekend of intentional intimate time together without interruptions and without to-do lists.

Father-Son Adventure Weekend (each August): For all ages. A life-changing, bonding experience with some high powered guy stuff including fishing and archery tournaments, football challenges, wiffle ball derby, recreation, worship & speaker sessions, and more.

Mother-Daughter Weekend (each September): For ages 7 & up. A weekend of memories, fun, and growing together including recreation, organized games, creative crafts, girl fun, worship & speaker sessions, and small group sessions.

Homeschool Family Day Camp (each April): Experience a day of camp with your family including a nature craft, science scavenger hunt, climbing tower, fishing, archery & BB guns, hayride, and more.

Family Camp (2 times per year): Activities will strengthen your relationships, help you connect with each other in new and fun ways,
and create memories that will last a lifetime.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For a complete listing of camp sessions, dates and fees, please visit our website.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Go to This Website Link for information and applications for summer staff positions and summer VolunDeer positions (counselors in training).

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Tennessee Wilderness Camps

Be sure to ask each Tennessee Wilderness Camp about the amount of wilderness instruction and the overall intensity of their wilderness program.

Some Top Tennessee Wilderness Camps offer rigorous daily wilderness training and lots of intensive wilderness experience. Other great Tennessee Camps offer wilderness and nature studies as an elective or recreational activity with much less training and intensity.


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Adamah Adventures
Tennessee Location(s)

Visit Our Adamah Adventures Website
877-9ADAMAH
404-297-4914
info[AT]adamahadventures.org
Adventure Treks throughout the USA
Georgia

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Tennessee, North Carolina, Utah, Oregon, Colorado, Washington

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
1440 Spring Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30309

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Adamah Adventures Video

CAMPER AGES: Rising 5th-12th graders

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Our treks are small (approximately 12 campers and 3 staff), so we are often able to accommodate campers who might have special needs. Please contact our office if you have any questions.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Wilderness/Nature, Waterfront/Aquatics, Adventure, Horses/Equestrian, Travel, and more. Hiking, Canyoneering, Backpacking, Kayaking, White Water Rafting, Backpacking, Surfing, Outdoor Skills, Horseback Riding, Etc.

CAMP LOCATION: Our Adventure Camp is located outside Atlanta in the scenic North Georgia mountains, with excursions to surrounding areas. Our treks travel throughout the US, including the Appalachian Trail, NC Mountains and Beach, Appalachian Trail, Southern Utah, the Blue Ridge Mountains and Pacific Northwest.

CAMP FACILITIES: Adamah Adventures's treks offer a variety of facilities, including: bunk-style dorms, tent-camping, camping in National and State Parks and even youth hostels.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Founded in 2008 by Bobbee and Adam Griff, Adamah Adventures was created with three goals in mind: working with teens, traveling around our country’s most beautiful places, and being active members of the Jewish community. We aim to bring campers closer to their environment and Judaism through approachable, meaningful experiences.

Our staff are carefully screened college-aged adults with outdoor and safety training. Whether with our staff, or our outfitters, Adamah Adventures strives to exceed safety regulations and certifications.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: If you are interested in our CIT program, please contact our office.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: As a nonprofit, we strive to make camp a reality for as many children as we can. Adamah Adventures offers generous scholarships and grants to our families to make it possible for their children to attend camp. We are also a One Happy Camper approved program (3 week treks).

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Yearly, we offer a Family Camping session in the Spring, as well as hikes and other events throughout the year. Check out our website for more details.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Throughout the year, Adamah Adventures conducts hikes, camping weekends and other get-togethers to help keep our campers and prospective families connected!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please see our website for a comprehensive listing of dates and fees.

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Wilderness Camps in TN
Offer Day & Overnight Options

Some Tennessee Wilderness Camps offer BOTH Day and Overnight Camp options. Be sure to check each camp's description under "TYPE OF CAMP" for complete information, and exact hours.

Some Tennessee Wilderness Day Camps also offer Extended Camp Hours for Early Camper Drop-Off and Pick Up. If you need these services, you should contact the camp to confirm availability.


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YMCA Camp Ocoee
Ocoee, Tennessee

Visit Our YMCA Camp Ocoee Website
423-338-5588
info[AT]campocoee.com
111 YMCA Drive
Ocoee, Tennessee 37361

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CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our YMCA Camp Ocoee Video

CAMPER AGES: 7-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian. YMCA

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Located in the mountains of Southeast Tennessee, YMCA Camp Ocoee has been providing children with wilderness adventures since 1923. One-week sessions for boys and girls ages 7-17. 4:1 camper to staff ratio. Strong Christian environment. Activities include paintball, whitewater rafting, kayaking, climbing, mtn. biking, camp-outs and many more.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Wilderness/Nature, Waterfront/Aquatics, Adventure, Horses/Equestrian, Fine Arts/Crafts, Dance, Theater, Swimming, Volleyball, Cheerleading, Soccer, Basketball, Team Sports, and more. Water Activities: Banana Boat, Canoeing, Swimming, Funyaking, Keowees, Fishing, Kayaking, Sit On Tops, Water Games, Water Slide, Water Trampoline Land Activities: Archery, Arts & Crafts, Beading, Basketball, Bible Study, Ceramics, Climbing Tower, Dance & Cheerleading, Drama, Fishing, Flag Football, High Ropes, Hiking, Lanyards, Mountain Biking, Nature Study, Pottery, Riflery, Sand Volleyball, Soccer, Team Sports, Ultimate Frisbee

CAMP LOCATION: Nestled on the shores of Lake Ocoee, Camp Ocoee’s setting is breathtaking. The camp is set deep in the Cherokee National Forest in southeastern Tennessee.

CAMP FACILITIES: YMCA Camp Ocoee is a wilderness camp. We have 12 open air cabins which to have bathrooms in each cabin. Visit This Website Link for more information.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Thanks to generous donors, the YMCA is able to offer camp scholarships on a first-come, first-served basis to anyone who would like to go to camp.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Visit This Website Link for more information and to register online.

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Teen Wilderness Camps in Tennessee

Tennessee Wilderness Camps for Teens sometimes include more 'intense' or immersive wilderness activities, and can be much more rigorous. Teen Wilderness Camps in TN tend to have more focus on wilderness skills development, sometimes involving intense activities or experiences, with limited down-time, and include age-appropriate special camp events designed for teens.

Be sure to speak with each camp you are interested in, so you know exactly what to expect.


Camp Nakanawa
Crossville, TN

Visit Our Camp Nakanawa Website
931-277-3711
campnak[AT]frontiernet.net
1084 Camp Nakanawa Road
Crossville, TN 38571

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CAMPER AGES: 8 - 16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Residential.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Nakanawa is a private camp for girls that is traditional and structured offering a variety of activities that increase skills and raise self esteem in a nurturing and fun-filled environment. The camp was founded in 1920 and is located on the Cumberland Plateau on a private lake surrounded by forests. A beautiful setting with caring staff and outstanding campers from all over the United States.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Wilderness/Nature, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Adventure, Horses/Equestrian, Fine Arts/Crafts, Dance, Music/Band, Theater, Musical Theater, Swimming, Volleyball, Soccer, Tennis, Golf, Team Sports, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located on the Cumberland Plateau on Hwy 70N between Crossville (exit 311) and Monterey (exit 301) just off Interstate 40, 100 miles east of Nashville, 80 miles west of Knoxville, and 100 miles north of Chattanooga on 1,200 acres of forest and pasture that emcompasses a 150 acre 100 year old pristine lake.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have two completely seperate camp facilities, Junior Camp and Senior Camp located on opposite sides of our lake. There are cabins with screen doors and windows, central bathhouse, dining hall, open air pavilions, climbing wall, zip line, horse barns, games fields, swimming docks and boating areas.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Nakanawa is a traditional, structured camp offering a variety of activities such as Tennis, Soccer, Softball, Archery, Riflery, Fencing, Swimming, Diving, Canoeing, Sailing, Singing, Dance, Drama, Horseback Riding, Golf, Arts & Crafts, Pottery, Climbing Wall, Zip Line, Low Ropes Course, and Nature. There are competitions on weekends and special events and trips through the season. Awards Ceremonies are held at the close of each session in each camp. Please visit our web site for more details or contact us to receive a catalog, DVD and question and answer booklet.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Mother/Daughter Weekend September 18-20, 2015. Visit This Website Link for details.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Two Week Session: 8 to 14 years old completed 2nd through 8th grades June 14th-27th, 2015 Closing Ceremony June 26th.

Four Week Session: 8 to 16 years old completed grades 2nd through 10th June 29th-July 26th, 2015. Closing Ceremony July 25th.

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Coker Creek Village
Tellico Plains, Tennessee

Visit Our Coker Creek Village Website
423-261-2310/800-448-9580
info[AT]cokercreekvillage.com
12528 New Highway 68
Tellico Plains, Tennessee 37385

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CAMPER AGES: 8 to adult

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day/Overnight up to week long

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Mountain setting for groups of all kinds to experience high adventure activities or just enjoy nature. Great food, comfortable lodging. Outstanding staff. Create your own retreat!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Wilderness/Nature, Adventure, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Volleyball, Cheerleading, Soccer, Basketball, Baseball, Football, Team Sports, Science, and more. On Site Activities Include Horseback Trail Riding, Mountain Biking, Climbing Tower With Zip Line, Team Challenge Course

CAMP LOCATION: We are located halfway between Chattanooga and Knoxville, TN, 35 miles from Sweetwater, TN off I-75 [AT] exit 60. Travel South on TN 68 to our front door. We have 300+ acres within the Cherokee National Forest.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have 34 cabins of various sleeping capacity, dining hall, recreation barn, meeting facilities, Retreat Center, amphitheater, outdoor pool, athletic fields, sand volleyball court, 18 post disc golf course, miles of hiking trails, outdoor chapel.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: We can create any type of retreat your group wants, from relaxed mountain to high adventure, including whitewater rafting on the Ocoee River, theme park such as Dollywood, caving at the Lost Sea, lazy river rafting on the Hiwassee River, rock rappelling on Foothills Parkway, as well as our on site activities such as horseback trail riding, mountain bike trail riding, a team challenge course, and a 40' climbing tower with 300' zip line. Enjoy campfires, hoe down/barn party, hayrides, gold panning, gemstone mining, field games, nearby waterfalls and mountain top.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership/CIT

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please see our web site for our 2015 reservation form

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International Wilderness Camps in Tennessee

Some of our Tennessee Wilderness Camps accept International Campers from all around the world. Some camps could offer special Summer International Programs, scholarships, or other incentives to international campers.

International Campers and Parents: Be sure to contact each Tennessee Wilderness Camp you are interested in to see if they accept campers from other Countries, if they hire any international staff, or if they offer any Special Summer Wilderness Programs for International Campers.


Camp Riva-Lake
Winchester, Tennessee

Visit Our Camp Riva-Lake Website
info[AT]camprivalake.com
1281 Riva Lake Road
Winchester, Tennessee 37398

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WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
P.O. Box 13591
New Orleans, LA 70185

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Camp Riva-Lake Video

CAMPER AGES: Girls age 7-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. All girls overnight camp held during July

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Riva-Lake blends our long history and traditions with fun and exciting activities for our campers. We are an all-around overnight camp with horse back riding, sailing, swimming, tennis, dance and many other activities. We attract girls from all over the country into a more personal setting than you will find at larger "mega-camps". We celebrate sisterhood, nature and achievement in a beautiful and rustic surrounding of the hills of Tennessee.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Wilderness/Nature, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Horses/Equestrian, Fine Arts/Crafts, Dance, Theater, Swimming, Volleyball, Soccer, Tennis, Basketball, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Camp Riva-Lake is set on acres of wooded land overlooking the Tim's Ford Lake, with a private cove for swimming, sailing and canoeing. We have equestrian facilities on camp grounds. We are located south of Nashville, in the Cumberland plateau, near Sewanee and many beautiful natural resources. We are able to take advantage of the many rivers and state parks in this area.

CAMP FACILITIES: Riva-Lake has 10 cabins set along the bluff overlooking our cove and ravine, with some separation for the older campers. Bathhouses are on both areas of the camp. Our lake has a "sunken" swimming pool/dock, docks for sailing and canoeing and a water trampoline. The rustic playhouse has a stunning view of the lake and sunsets, and is home to our basketball court. Equestrian facilities, tennis courts and campfire areas are also on-site.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: CRL was established in 1921 as a premier riding camp, and quickly became a well-known all-around girls' camp in the South. Today, riding is one of many activities offered to our campers. Whether you are a 3rd/4th generation legacy camper or a new camper, you will quickly become part of a special sisterhood. The smaller size of Riva-Lake fosters a lasting bond among the campers, with a special sisterhood among Big & Little Sisters, and our 2 teams (the Marathons and Olympians).

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: CIT program available for girls aged 16. CITs receive free room & board and are trained to be a counselor, helping in activities and with camper programs.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Some financial assistance may be applied for.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Fall Family camp weekend in October.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please see website for the most current dates and pricing.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Staff applications may be found on our website.  We are looking for caring, outgoing and reliable counselors ages 17 and up to mentor the campers and teach activities such as sailing, swimming, canoeing, crafts, dance, basketball, woodslore and tennis.

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Tennessee Wilderness Camps Offer Scholarships & Financial Aid

Some Tennessee Wilderness Camps offer Camperships, Scholarships, and other forms of full or partial financial assistance to deserving campers.

Be sure to check each camp's description under "CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE" for complete information, including exactly how to apply.


Live & Learn Girls Camp at Lylewood Inn
Indian Mound, Tennessee

Visit Our Live & Learn Girls Camp at Lylewood Inn Website
931-232-4203
931-627-2116
mandy[AT]lylewoodinn.com
110 Camp Lylewood Road
Lylewood Inn B&B
Indian Mound, Tennessee 37079

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CAMPER AGES: 8-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian. Girls Scouts, 4-H.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Our camps are designed to teach children through hands on and living examples. Live and Learn Camps are designed to help girls accomplish scouting merits, sewing, cooking, canning and fresh vegetable and fruit preservation, daily devotional, budgeting, gardening, animal care, quilting, basic first aid, daily journaling and self reflection time and lots more. Activities included: sports, crafts, nature hikes, group initiatives, fishing, camp fire cooking, and more.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Wilderness/Nature, Fine Arts/Crafts, Team Sports, and more. Sewing, Cooking, Canning & Fresh Vegetable & Fruit Preservation, Daily Devotional, Budgeting, Gardening, Animal Care, Quilting, Basic First Aid, Daily Journaling & Self Reflection Time & Lots More. Activities Included: Sports, Crafts, Nature Hikes, Group Initiatives, Fishing, Camp Fire Cooking, & More.

Civil War Ball Dance
Pajama Party
Creative Scrapbooking
Campfire Cooking / Star Gazing

CAMP LOCATION: From Nashville – Take I-24 west to exit #4. Take left off interstate. Go about 2 miles, turn right on 101st Parkway beside Fazoli’s Restaurant(Hwy 374). Follow this by-pass until it ends and drops you out on Hwy 79. Take a right. Follow about 4 miles, turn left on Hwy 233. Follow about 7 miles then turn left at the 3-way stop onto Lylewood Rd. Go about 4 more miles and go up the hill on Cemetery Road. There you are! Park out front on the main road.

From Clarksville – Follow Hwy 79 toward Dover for about 4 miles, turn left on Hwy 233. Follow about 7 miles then turn left at the 3-way stop onto Lylewood Rd. Go about 4 more miles and go up the hill on Cemetery Road. There you are! Park out front on the main road.

CAMP FACILITIES: We are located on the Cumberland River on the Stewart, Montgomery county line. The historical farm house of Maj. Thomas W. Lewis will be the “home away from home”. During the rest of the year it is Lylewood Inn Bed & Breakfast, owned by Mandy Williams. It has 5 bedrooms and one cottage. Children will share rooms and be attended by counselors and monitors. All linens and meals will be provided. Unlike most camps, they will be staying in a home, and learning to work together as a family to accomplish daily chores on the farm.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Mandy’s true passion in life is to watch children grow, learn and reach their full potential in life. She has a unique gift in reaching out to children helping them discover new concepts from a different era. Having spent 30 years doing youth camps, youth ministries and rearing of children she is looking very forward to sharing these ideas and concepts with each camper personally at our Live & Learn Camps. She enjoys cooking, quilting and all forms of country living.

Arlene’s business experience from 20 years at Vanderbilt University in the IT field is crucial in the day to day operations of our camps. She was the Den Leader for both her sons Scout Dens and with the summer Bible School programs. She understands and sees that children need to be independent and self-sufficient. She enjoys crafting, scrapbooking, and family genealogy.

Audrey is a 25 year old college graduate working at the YMCA Child Care Program. She had worked for the YMCA Summer Camp Program, where the children lovingly named her “Ralph”. She is CPR, First Aid and lifeguard certified. She has been a camp councilor at Lylewood Christian Camp since she was 16 years old. Audrey has the ability to relate to children in a way that makes her an instant leader. She enjoys baking, quilting and sewing.

Lara is a 19 year old college student CPR Certified, First-Aid and AED. She has worked at the Lylewood Christian Camp. She enjoys cooking, canning and has a vast experience in gardening. Lara was raised on a farm and has taken care of an animal or two in her day. She loves working with children and has a passion for all crafts.

Autumn is a 20 year old student at Dalton State College from Adairsville, GA. She is currently majoring in Argi-Business. She loves the farm life and enjoys fishing, being outside, sightseeing and helping others. She is CPR trained. Autumn leads a Wednesday night bible class for girls in first through fifth grade at her local church.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): The formal banquet gives the girls the opportunity to shine with pride while serving dinner to their families. Their accomplishments will be displayed and honored during the awards ceremony.
Cost for Banquet: ***$15 per person
***Camper banquet fee is included with camp cost.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Dates and Costs:
July 26 – July 31th: Live and Learn Camps (Girls ages 8 – 12)
July 12 – July 17: Live and Learn Camps (Girls ages 12 – 16)
Price includes: 16 meals (including Friday night banquet), room linens, snacks, camp shirt, awards and certificates, and camp Insurance.
Cost: $175.00 per camper
Deadlines for application & Payment June 1, 2015
Payment options
Check, Cash or Credit Card

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Tennessee Boy Scouts Camps
Summer Camps in Tennessee

http://www.bsa-gsmc.org/
Great Smoky Mountain Council
(865) 588-6514
1333 Old Weisgarber Rd
Knoxville TN

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Tennessee YMCA Camps
YMCA Camps in Tennessee

YMCA Camp Ocoee
http://www.campocoee.com/
111 YMCA Drive
Ocoee, TN 37361
423.338.5588
info@campocoee.com

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In addition to our 2016-17 Tennessee Summer Wilderness Camps Directory we have also created quite a few SPECIAL INTEREST CAMP DIRECTORIES, and have included brief descriptions of these and links to their dedicated websites on the 2016-17 CAMP GUIDE page.

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