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12/26/2014 New!

The Tennessee Jaycee Foundation, Inc. announced the dates for summer 2015.

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Camp Discovery
TN Jaycees Foundation, Inc.
University Tower- Suite 408
651 East Fourth Street
Chattanooga, TN 37403

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Welcome to Camp Discovery

Welcome to the website of Camp Discovery! Camp Discovery serves people with disabilities who want to experience the wonders of summer camp.

As with any venture such as this, there are two great needs to make for a successful Camp Season: campers and sponsors. We are in need of both as the 2015 season begins to be mapped out.

If you know of a person with special needs between the ages of 7 and 90 years of age and are interested in having a life affirming experience at our camp, or if you are just interested in helping sponsor a camper, please contact Paul Ottinger at 615-556-3887, email: or continue on to our application section, or to our camper sponsorship program listed within this website. The cost to attend Camp Discovery is only $445.00 for a 6 day visit beginning on Sunday afternoon and ending on Friday afternoon. Camp Discovery also offers week and weekend rentals to church groups, civic organizations, weddings and corporate retreats during the weeks that our camp is not in session. You can obtain further information about this and many other services that Camp Discovery offers by contacting our booking office at 931-704-0394 or by email at

About Camp Discovery

Camp Discovery is a project of the Tennessee Jaycees and the Tennessee Jaycee Foundation, Inc.. The Jaycees have been providing summer camping opportunities for people with disabilities for many years now. During the last 31 years, we have come a long way in developing and updating our camp to meet the needs of our campers. Camp Discovery is always striving to provide the best camping experience possible.

Camp Discovery receives NO federal or state grants, it is soley operated on our camper fees, off season rental program, and you're tax deductable donations. Would you please help us maintain this beatuiful and wonderful place by making a donating today to our Paypal account! Please remember, "Everyone deserves to go to summer campů. Regardless of their ability."

Note: The Camper Application has changed significantly from previous years. Please only use the NEW 2015 application found here.