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Timbers - Grades 8-9 - Tyler, TX Timbers - Grades 8-9 - Tyler, TX

8th - 9th Grade

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!

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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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We have financial assistance available! Click here to apply.

Information about two week sessions

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!

Yes! We have financial assistance available. Click here to apply.

Activities

Banana Boats

You may look like a fool, but it’s still an amazing lake activity! #worthit

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Activities

Zip Line

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

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Activities

Wake Park

Show off your skills as you get some air on a wakeboard!

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Activities

Giant Swing

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

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Activities

Lake

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

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Activities

Recon

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

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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 Director

Director

Taylor Gembol

Taylor “Roctober” Gembol worked for three summers at the Pine Cove Shores. Taylor joined the full-time staff in May of 2017 and married his wife Brianna later that year. After serving three years at the Woods family camp, Taylor transitioned to his current role as director of the Timbers.

Facilities

Cabin

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Cabin Inside

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Dining Hall

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Dining Hall Inside

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Camp Store

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Gym

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Gym Inside

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Location

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!

Still on the Fence?

10 Ways to Build Your Child’s Faith

While a week at Pine Cove is seriously fun, most importantly, it’s the investment into your child’s faith that inspires them to a lifetime of following Jesus. How? We’ve compiled the top 10 ways summer camp does just that – enter your email below so we can share them with you!

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