3845 Perkins Road | Thompson’s Station, TN 37179 | 615.794.2918 |


There are many opportunities for being involved through giving your time and talents at Deer Run, as well as ways to give financially. 

Visit Deer Run for a personal tour and experience how God has transformed the wilderness into a place of fellowship. Learn about how you can become part of the Deer Run Story and God’s Story to impact future generations for Christ.

To schedule a personal tour, call 615.794.2918 or email Contact@DeerRun.camp. You may also contact our president and founder David Gibson at DavidG@DeerRun.camp / 615.566.0026 who would enjoy spending time with you to answer your questions about giving and the vision and future of Deer Run plus give you more detailed information about the impact of the ministry.


Go here for info about opportunities to be involved year-round in such areas as serving meals, construction, events, etc. OR for info about serving as a summer camp nurse.

Give Financially

Singular Giving: A non-recurring gift of any amount.

Monthly or Scheduled Giving: A recurring, monthly or other regularly scheduled gift of any amount.

Organizational Giving: Gives businesses of all sizes, as well as ministries, churches, Christian schools and other like-minded organizations, the opportunity to both support the ministry of Deer Run and reach our guests and camper families with their message. Some examples are: sponsorship of facilities and fundraising events, a year-round, on-site presence at Deer Run, special messaging opportunities and vendor/exhibit tables at Deer Run events.

Gifts of Stock, Real Estate or Other Property, Business Interests, Securities, and Other Non-Cash Assets

For more information about giving, click on the Donor FAQ link here or at the top of this page.

Other Ways to Give 

 Kroger Plus Card Amazon Smile  Charity Navigator  Namebubbles

Register your Kroger Plus card and search for Deer Run under “Community Rewards.” Every time you make a purchase, funds are automatically donated to Deer Run’s Scholarship Fund. 

Use amazon-smile when you shop online with Amazon. Under “My Account Settings” choose Deer Run Retreat Center as your charity. Bookmark “amazonsmile” as your go-to for shopping online and each time you make a purchase, funds are automatically donated to Deer Run’s Scholarship Fund.

Consider donating your car, truck, ATV or RV for a tax deduction. Deer Run will use these to accomplish our mission or sell your donated vehicle and use the funds for scholarships. Find out more about donating a vehicle by visiting Charity Navigator. Contact David Gibson at 615.566.0026 if you have questions or a vehicle to donate.

Need waterproof name labels to keep track of everything your kids take to camp or school? We love Namebubbles®! Not only are these labels durable, but they're available in a large variety of styles and colors. Namebubbles® also offers safety labels for medical and allergy alertsClick here to shop Namebubbles® and a portion of your purchase will go towards our MISSION 42:1 Scholarship Fund enabling children in need to attend camp.