diving into the pool at the Timbers camp
Timbers - Grades 8-9 - Tyler, TX Timbers - Grades 8-9 - Tyler, TX

8th - 9th Grade

Timbers Camp

We have yet to meet an 8th or 9th grader out there who dislikes fun. That’s why we have tons of it! Located in beautiful East Texas, Pine Cove Timbers campers enjoy awesome activities, incredible counselors and opportunities to grow in Christ. You’d be hard-pressed to find a gooder, cleaner, funner overnight camp anywhere out there! incredible counselors and opportunities to grow in Christ. You’d be hard-pressed to find a gooder, cleaner, funner overnight camp anywhere out there!

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Summer Camp Details

Days at the Timbers are packed with some of the more awesome-r activities you’ve ever seen. From our epic wake park, to climbing to the top of our pool rock wall, to flying over the lake on our giant zip line. And in our amazing cabins, stacked game room, and spacious gym, you can always find a way to cool off from the Texas heat. If you’re ready for some life-changing gooder, cleaner, funner kind of fun, register today!

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Pine Cove CampLife iPhone App

CampLife App

A week of camp in your pocket.

It’s good to detach. But, it’s nice to get a peek of your camper every now and again, right? Introducing CampLife, a small, digital window into your kid’s week at Pine Cove. Keep up with camp—and get notified when your camper is tagged in a photo!

Activities

Lake

Get air on the battle barge or blob, then jump straight off the dock!

campers wrestling on the battle barge on the lake

Activities

Zip Line

Is there anything more exhilarating than a zipline? We’ll let you decide.

an 8th grade girl prepares to go off the zipline at the Timbers camp

Activities

Swing

Just like your backyard swing. Only opposite in every way imaginable!

two campers on the giant swing at the ropes course

Activities

Climbing Wall

Reach for the skies as you scale your way to the top!

a 9th grade girl on the climbing wall at the Timbers camp

Activities

Recon

Can you make it through the Recon forest without getting caught?

campers get serious about the Recon night game

Activities

9 Square

Stay quick on your feet in this cross between volleyball and 4-square!

Nine Square In The Air

Activities

Yosemite Falls

Get climbing! And don’t worry - if you fall, you’ll splash into the pool!

rock climbing wall at the pool

Details

Worry-Free Camping

Staff

Fun AND responsible? Yes! They’re just hilarious-er!

Safety

Safety first! (And second. And third.) Safety-er!

Food

You guys don’t like dessert or anything, do you? Mmm, delicious-er!

App

Camp photos up on your phone? 100% gonna happen. Connected-er!

Timbers camp director, T.J. Connor

Director

T.J. Connor

T.J. “Philly” Connor joined the full-time staff at Pine Cove in 2013. He graduated from Lancaster Bible College and enjoys playing sports, Philly Cheesesteaks, and helping others grow in their walk with Christ! T.J. and his wife Chelsea married in 2015, and enjoy working at Pine Cove together.

Facilities

Dining Hall

Dining Hall Exterior at Pine Cove Timbers

Facilities

Dining Hall Inside

Timbers Dining Hall Interior

Facilities

Cabin

Timbers summer camp cabin exterior

Facilities

Cabin Inside

Bunk beds in a cabin at the Timbers

Facilities

Camp Store

Camp Store at Pine Cove Timbers

Facilities

Gym

Timbers Gymnasium exterior

Facilities

Gym Inside

Timbers gym interior with basketball goals and stage

Location

Where Are We?

The Timbers is conveniently located in beautiful East Texas, just two hours east of Dallas. Our neck of the woods just south of I-20 is easy to get to from DFW, Shreveport, Waco, or wherever you are!

“This week I learned what it meant to be a servant to others and to really put others before myself.”

Timbers Camper

Camper doing a trick on a wakeboard

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