Deeper Faith. Greater Adventures. Stronger Bonds

Deer Run offers premier camps for kids, age 5 to 18, AND family camps for parents, kids of all ages and grandparents. Experience days filled with outdoor fun, discover strengths, explore adventures, forge friendships, complete challenges and create life-long memories! 

Deer Run is a traditional, Christ-centered nondenominational camp on 100 scenic wooded acres just ten miles south of historic downtown Franklin. Your child experiences the dynamics of the outdoors in a small group with a diversity of kids and are unplugged for the week — leaving them removed from distractions and enabling them to connect with others and to learn from mature counselors who are great role models.

Registration is all-inclusive — no add-on activity costs. Discounts for siblings or multi-sessions are available plus an option for monthly payments. Day Camp Bus Transportation is available from six area locations.

OVERNIGHT CAMPS: One-week sessions for preteens (grades 3–5) and youth (grades 9–12). Two-week sessions for ages 12-15. Campers are divided into small groups by cabin (age and gender). 

DAY CAMPS (age 5 through grade 5) and ADVENTURE DAY CAMPS (grades 6-8): Monday through Friday with drop-off from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. and pick-up at 4:00 p.m. Extended care hours are 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

FAMILY CAMPS: A vacation with a purpose! An all-inclusive, everything-planned-for-you, life-changing experience! No stress … planned activities, relaxation time and delicious meals. Just pack and show up! Choose from a 6-night camp in June or July OR a 3-night Labor Day Weekend camp. Your family can create long-lasting memories, grow spiritually and strengthen relationships. Lodging is private, up-scale rooms at The Lodge. A personal college-age assistant is available to help with your kids when needed. 

OPEN HOUSES: Come-and-go walking tours of the camp facilities on Sundays from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. — March 18, April 8 and May 6. Meet the camp directors and summer staff.

REGISTRATION: Learn more at or call 615-794-2918. 

See you this summer at Deer Run!


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