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ADVENTURE DAY CAMP

near Nashville, TN

EXCITING ADVENTURES FOR OLDER DAY CAMPERS

Adventure Day Camp provides a unique experience for your child including courses in outdoor education.

Ages: Adventure Day Campers

Completed grades 6 to 8

COST: ADVENTURE DAY CAMP

$339 per week includes a $75 non-refundable deposit per camper for each session.

  • Monthly payment option is available on the balance.
  • Registration includes ALL activities (no add-on pricing), a themed camper shirt and a link to a video of your camper’s session.
  • Photos of the camp week are available for purchase or sharing on social media or by email. Order prints, digital files, photos or photo merchandise.

FRIEND REFFERAL

INVITE YOUR FRIENDS: YOU GET $20 + THEY SAVE!

After you register for camp, you get $20 for EVERY friend you invite to camp who registers and who is a new camper at Deer Run!

  • That’s a $20 credit to your account for each new camper and for every session of camp.
  • Plus, after your friend registers, they can invite friends and get the same $20 for every friend who registers and is a new camper.

When registering as a new camper family who has not ever been to Deer Run:

  1. Enter the name of the referral person. Referral person MUST be a registered Deer Run camper or parent. 
  2. Enter one of the following discount codes at checkout:
  • REF19DC: $25 off Day Camp
  • REF19ON: $50 off 1-week Overnight Camp
  • REF19TW: $100 off 2-week Overnight Camps
How does the referral credit on my account work?
  • A referring family must be registered in order to receive the $20 credit. The Referring Family credits are processed on a weekly basis, thus they are not effective immediately.
  • Your credit MUST be used BY THE END OF YOUR WEEK OF CAMP or the credit will be forfeited. Your credit can be used in one of the following ways: 1) automatically goes towards balance if camp week is not paid in full, 2) applied to early registration for 2020 camps, or 3) applied to register for a fall parent-child weekend — the August Father-Son Adventure Weekend or the September Mother-Daughter Getaway Weekend.
  • The referral credit cannot be used as a credit for the Camp Store.

FRIEND REQUESTS

Bringing friends with you makes a week at camp even more fun! We updated our Friend Request Policy so you can invite more friends to be part of your group!

Day Campers can request as many friends as they would like (no limit) — as long as all friends are within one-year of age of each other.

How do I make a Friend (Cabin Mate) request for my child and his/her friend?

Requests may be made by using the “Friend Request” button in the "Camp Services" section of your online registration account.

  • From your account dashboard, click “View My Registrations.”
  • Find the current registration for your child and click on their name. You will find the Friend Request button on that screen.
  • Only ONE friend should initiate the Friend Request and the other(s) accept. You will need the name and email address associated with the friend’s account.
  • When making a request, an email with instructions will be sent on your behalf to the other
  • To accept a request, follow the same procedure above and then enter the code in the “Accept a Request” section.

Friend Requests MUST BE ACCEPTED NO LATER THAN ONE WEEK prior to the camp session start date.

Why the maximum of 6 campers in an overnight friend group?

Our intent is to create the best environment and experience possible for all campers — those coming alone or with friends. Thus, no more than 6 total campers can request to be in the same cabin.

If you have more than 6 campers in your friend group, we suggest splitting into two groups. We believe choosing to limit cabin requests to six per cabin sets the cabin up for success — providing an opportunity for unity within the whole group and with the counselor.

For requests above 6 per cabin, call the office at 615.794.2918. We will do our best to accommodate when possible!

ACTIVITIES: ADVENTURE DAY CAMP

All campers learn Outdoor Education and Survival Skills plus participate in Lake Activities [water slide, aqua park, swimming, round Corcl boats, kayaks, canoes, zipline] • Archery Range • Obstacle Course • Leap of Faith • Nine-Square in-the-Air • GaGa Ball • Carpetball • BB Guns • 45-ft Climbing Tower • Interactive Age-appropriate Small Group Bible Study

Campers are grouped into smaller “learning groups” during their adventure skills time to better learn and participate in activities which include shelter building, fire starting, fire building, knot tying, navigation, archery, lashing, knife safety, fire competitions and archery competitions.

Lake Safety: Every camper, at any swimming level, is required to wear a life jacket at all times for lake activities. Lifeguards are present whenever lake time is scheduled.


 

Schedule Overview: Monday–Friday

7:30 to 8:15 a.m. Camper Arrival Games
8:30 a.m. Camp Starts at the Craft Shack
3:30 p.m. Campers Load Buses
3:45 to 4:00 p.m. Camper Pick-up at Camp (See Parent Info for Bus Schedules.)

2019 SESSIONS: ADVENTURE DAY CAMP

Weekly Camps (Mon-Fri) beginning the week of June 3-7 and ending the week of July 29-August 2.

Call the office at 615.794.2918 to add your camper to a wait list for camp sessions that are full.

EXTRAS

BUS TRANSPORTATION

$45 per week per camper, Monday a.m. – Friday p.m. Seating is limited and is offered on a first-come, first-serve basis. Add this option during your online registration.

Pick-up & Drop-off Locations

  • Berry Farms (at Publix)
  • Brentwood Baptist Church
  • Church of the City Franklin
  • FRA (Franklin Road Academy)
  • Thompson Station Church
  • Westhaven Town Center (at Kroger)
  • Murfreesboro Embassy Suites & Conference Center

 
EXTENDED CARE

Add this option during your online registration.
A.M. and P.M.: $35 per week per camper, Mon to Fri, 7 a.m. drop off / 5 p.m. pick up
Early Arrival Only:
 $20 per week per camper, Mon to Fri, 7 a.m. drop off
Late Pick Up Only:
 $20 per week per camper, Mon to Fri, 5 p.m. pick up

2019 SUNDAY OPEN HOUSES

2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

March 3 • April 7 • May 5
Come-and-Go Walking Tours, No Reservation Needed

Open House is a great way to get to know us before you arrive at camp. We invite you to tour the camp facilities and to meet the camp directors and some of the summer staff! Open house is a come-and-go walking tour with refreshments, staff who can answer your questions, and summer staff who are excited to show you around.

On Sunday, April 7, we also have Family Day from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. with lots of fun activities for all ages for just $10 per person; ages 4 & under are free. Go here to find out more and to register.

DISCOUNTS

Sibling OR Multi-Session

When registering more than one camper from the same household, each camper registration after the first registration receives a $10 OFF SIBLING DISCOUNT.

OR a camper receives $10 OFF EACH SESSION when registering for multiple sessions.

Campers receive either the sibling discount OR the multi-session discount; not both.

These discounts are not available to those receiving a scholarship.

 

 

REGISTRATION

Camper spaces fill up quickly! 

Register today to reserve your spot!

If a camp session is full, consider registering for an alternate session or add your camper to a waiting list which is available during online registration.

 

 

 

CONTACT US

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DEER RUN CAMPS & RETREATS
(615) 794-2918
[email protected]
3845 Perkins Rd
Thompson's Station, TN. 37179
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BUSINESS HOURS
MON - FRI, 8 AM - 5 PM

DIRECTIONS FROM

FRANKLIN/BRENTWOOD, TN

Get on I-65 N from Murfreesboro Rd Continue on I-65 N to Nashville Take Exit 212 from I-40 E Follow Fesslers Ln to Lebanon Pike

DIRECTIONS FROM

NASHVILLE, TN

Get on I-40 E/ I-65 S Follow I-65 S to TN-246 N/ I-840 W/ TN-840 Take Exit 23, Continue on TN-246 N Turn Left onto Perkins Rd

DIRECTIONS FROM

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TN

Follow Ewingville Dr to Murfreesboro Rd Follow W Main St/ TN-246 S/ Carter's Creek Pike to Perkins Rd Turn Right onto Perkins Rd

DIRECTIONS FROM

LOUISVILLE, KY

Get on I-65 S from W Liberty St Follow I-65 S to TN-246 N Take Exit 23 from I-840 W/ TN-840 Continue on TN-246 N Turn Left on Perkins Rd

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