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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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Check out our discounted weeks to save on camp! We also have financial assistance available – click here to apply.

$1499

$1299

Payment Plan
Deposit + $366 Per Month

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Information about two week sessions

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More Time at Camp

Two-Week Programs

Sometimes one week of camp just isn't enough—that's where our two-week camp sessions come in! These incredible programs give campers a unique and exclusive experience of extra time with their favorite activities and counselors, all of the seriously fun theme nights, and additional special events designed specifically for our two-week campers. Most importantly, they get more time to dive into their faith through guest speakers, acoustic worship sessions, and extra Bible studies. Don't miss your chance for MORE!

Check out our discounted weeks to save on camp! We also 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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Zip Line

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

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Wake Park

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

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Giant Swing

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

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Lake

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

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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!

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Counselors

Christ-Centered Counselors

The counselors and staff at Pine Cove have a simple goal: to help kids and families connect with Jesus. Through intentional conversations, Bible studies, and worship, our staff will share the life-changing power of the Gospel with your camper and show that a relationship with the Lord can be exciting, interactive, and impactful.

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Facilities

Cabin

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Cabin Inside

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Pavilion

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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!

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. He and his wife have one son, Bennett.

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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