Camp Discovery 2021

Week 1: June 13-18 | Week 2: June 20-25 | Week 3: June 27-July 2 | Week 4: July 4-9 | Week 5: July 11-16 (ages 7-26 only) Junior Week | Week 6: July 18-23 | Week 7: July 25-30  

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We hope you enjoyed this brief history and our future plans for our beautiful Camp Discovery.

We hope that you can help us in fulfilling our dream of building this much-needed playground for our deserving campers.

All donations are tax deductible!

If you can’t donate, and we know everyone can’t, help us by reaching out to your local businesses for help or even a possible grant.

We can and will make this dream become a reality!

If you have any questions about this project, please call 615-504-1727.

Thank You!

A summer camp geared towards individuals with special needs.

Camp Discovery exists to allow anyone with an intellectual or developmental disability to experience the the joy that is summer camp. The memories created at camp can have profound and lasting positive effects.

If you know an individual with special needs who would love to attend camp this summer, please contact Chester Lowe at 615-504-1727 or “Apply to Camp” above.

Medical Information: Two full time nurses are available to dispense medications and provide First Aid. Campers on medication and vitamins should bring a seven (7) day supply and a written instruction sheet (see Medical Summary Form on the application) on dosages and times to be dispensed (bottle labels will not be sufficient). Copies of Medical Administration Record (MAR), TennCare/Medicare cards or other insurance information must accompany application. 

For the summer session of 2021, the Camp Director will be in contact 10 to 14 days prior to your reservation to health screen for risk of Covid-19 spread.

Regretfully, we are unable to accept campers who require tube-feeding, one-on-one assistance, catheter, colostomy and ileostomy. Refer any questions regarding who can/cannot attend camp to the director.

Camp Discovery

400 Camp Discovery Ln
Gainesboro, TN 38562

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(931) 268-0239

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