YOUTH OVERNIGHT SUMMER CAMPSnear Nashville, TN
WHAT DO YOUTH EXPERIENCE AT OVERNIGHT CAMP?
Premier age-graded co-ed camps. Middle and High School students looking for the ultimate Overnight Summer Camp experience close to Nashville TN come to Deer Run and do not leave disappointed. Our Overnight Summer Camps are fun-filled, Spirit-led, action-packed, and second to none.
Campers experience adventures, grow in their faith and forge deep friendships through reduced distractions and no technology. Your youth camper will develop in character, confidence, respect and leadership through each adventure and activity. Mature camp counselors are excellent role models and encouragers who make an exceptional difference in the lives of campers.
Ages for Youth Overnight Campers
1-WEEK CAMPS: Completed grades 6 to 12
2-WEEK CAMPS: Ages 12-15
Middle and high school camps take place at the same time. However students are separated into cabin groups by age and gender. Activities are by cabin group except when everyone comes together for large-group activities and tracks. Campers stay in air-conditioned cabins.
CABIN ACTIVITIES [Cabin groups are by age & gender]: Zip Line Adventures • 45-ft Climbing Tower • Paintball • Archery Range • Rec Games • Leap of Faith • Giant Swing • Archery Tag • Lake Activities (waterslide, aqua park, swimming, round Corcl boats, kayaks, canoes, zipline) • Age-appropriate Small Group Bible Study • GaGa Ball • Carpetball • Nine-Square-in-the-Air
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.
GROUP ACTIVITIES: Large-group Games • Cardboard Boat Regatta • Nightly Worship and a Dynamic, Challenging Speaker
CAMPER TRACKS: Campers choose ONE track for the week to develop abilities in specialized areas such as fishing, wilderness skills, self-defense, drama, percussion, ukulele and more.
1-WEEK CAMP: $749
COMPLETED GRADES 6-12
Cost includes a $150 non-refundable deposit per camper for each session with an option for monthly payments 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. You also receive a link to a photo gallery to purchase photos or photo merchandise.
2-WEEK CAMP: $1,619
Cost includes a $300 non-refundable deposit per camper for each session with an option for monthly payments 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. You also receive a link to a photo gallery to purchase photos or photo merchandise.
A 2-week camp provides additional time for your camper to acclimate to the camp experience, establish deeper relationships with their cabin group, spend more time with their staff leader (who can invest additional time mentoring them), participate in more outdoor recreation, have a longer period of time with less distraction from the outside world and more time to hear from God.
After 1-week campers leave on Saturday morning, the 2-week campers participate in supervised and staffed off-site activities on Saturday afternoon. Activities vary from year to year but examples include bowling, swimming, laser tag, movie, etc. All activities are covered in the registration cost. Sunday morning worship is Camp Church where our staff lead worship and a devotion. Before the next week’s 1-week campers arrive Sunday afternoon, 2-week campers enjoy some time of relaxation, recreation and cabin group conversation after Sunday lunch.
1-WEEK YOUTH OVERNIGHT CAMP 1: June 9-15
1-WEEK YOUTH OVERNIGHT CAMP 2: June 16-22
1-WEEK YOUTH OVERNIGHT CAMP 3: July 7-13
1-WEEK YOUTH OVERNIGHT CAMP 4: July 14-20
2-WEEK YOUTH OVERNIGHT CAMP 1: June 9-22
2-WEEK YOUTH OVERNIGHT CAMP 2: July 7-20
Call the office at 615.794.2918 to add your camper to a wait list for camp sessions that are full.
CAMPER CARE PACKAGES & MAIL
Campers love receiving packages and mail from their family! You can get these to your camper in two ways:
1) Give to Deer Run staff at the check-in table on Sunday or
2) Mail to your camper during their week of camp.
To ensure your camper receives these while they are at camp, mail CARE PACKAGES no later than TUESDAY and LETTERS no later than WEDNESDAY.
Mail to: Deer Run Camps , Camper Name , 3845 Perkins Road , Thompson’s Station, TN 37179
AIRPORT SHUTTLE SERVICE
$75 each way for Camper Pick Up or Drop Off at BNA (Nashville International Airport). Deer Run staff provide and supervise this transportation. Add this option during your online registration.
We invite you to tour the camp facilities and meet the camp directors and some of the summer staff! It’s a great way to get to know us before you arrive at camp. No reservation is needed. 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.
Sunday, March 3 from 2-4 pm
Sunday, April 7 from 2-4 pm
Sunday, May 5 from 2-4 pm
Multi-Child or Multi-Session: $10 OFF EACH CAMPER when more than one child from the same household registers OR $10 OFF EACH SESSION when a camper registers for multiple sessions. This discount is not available for those receiving a scholarship. Group/Church Discount: A church leader must call (615) 208-3718 to receive a $10 OFF per camper promo code for your group or for individual church families to use during online registration.
We absolutely understand friends wanting to be together during their camp week! And we want all our campers to feel as comfortable as possible while also encouraging them to make new friends. With that being said, we allow each camper ONE friend request for their camp week. Both campers should have each other’s names listed as their one friend request when submitting their online registration. Be sure to register at least 2 weeks before the camp start date to ensure your camper is placed with their friend.