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01/17/2017 New!

The Tennessee Jaycee Foundation, Inc. announced the dates for summer 2017.

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Camp Discovery
TN Jaycees Foundation, Inc.
Chester Lowe
2072 Catalina Way
Nolensville, TN 37135
C: 615-504-1727
vicepresident@jayceecamp.org



Directions to Camp Discovery

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400 Camp Discovery Lane
Gainesboro, TN 38562
O: 931-268-0239
F: 931-268-6737

From East Tennessee:

Take I-40 to the Baxter/Gainesboro exit #280 (west of Cookeville)
Turn north onto Hwy 56N to Gainesboro and turn left on Hwy 53 (just past the Dairy Queen, go through town)
Go six (6) miles and turn right at the Camp Discovery sign onto White's Bend Lane (Recreational Area)
Go two (2) miles and turn left at the Camp Discovery sign (on left side, just beyond Darwin Cemetery)
Proceed, up the hill, approximately one-half (1/2) mile to Camp Discovery

From West Tennessee:

You may follow the above directions (I-40 E exiting at Baxter/Gainesboro exit #280). -OR- take the following alternate route (winding steep roads at times):
Take I-40E to Gordonsville/Carthage Exit (South Carthage) (approx. 50 miles east of Nashville)
Turn left off exit ramp onto Hwy 53N toward Carthage, and go approx. five (5) miles to Hwy 70,
Turn right on Hwy 70 and go approx. 7.5 miles to the Chestnut Mound Community,
Turn left on Hwy 53 toward Gainesboro (this is directly across from the post office) you'll pass through the Granville and Flynn's Lick Communities (approx. 13 miles total),
On your left will be a sign for the White's Bend Recreation Area, 1/4 mile beyond is a Camp Discovery sign on the right side of the road, turn left at the Camp Discovery sign onto Whtie Bend Lane.
Go two (2) miles and turn left at the Camp Discovery sign (on left side, just beyond Darwin Cemetery),
Proceed, up the hill, approximately one-half (1/2) mile to Camp Discovery