Camp Discovery

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Physical and Mental Health
Organization Type: 
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Organization Type: 
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Contact Title: 
Amberlee Taylor
Contact Phone: 
Office: 931-268-0239 ext. 280 Cell: 931-269-3640 (text only please)
Contact Address: 
400 Camp Discovery Lane Gainesboro, TN 38562
Hours of Operation: 
Call or email: 24/7

Volunteer Opportunities:

Administrative Volunteers

Special Project and Event Volunteers

Grant writing

Office support/Clerical tasks

Project Development & Management


Building maintenance: clean gutters/change bulbs/ inform Manager of issues that need attention.

Landscaping- Design & Maintenance

Photography/drone/video projects


Cleaning: cabins/grounds/kt

Wood Projects: building Swings/ benches, repairing decking, ect.

Painting- from simple fresh single color to looking for artists to create murals.

Career Development skills

★ It’s hard to list all the opportunities for Volunteers because we are always looking for new ways to keep

improving our facility for our campers. So we welcome anyone to contact us and make a trip out to see

the facility to really get a better idea of the vast volunteer opportunities we offer.


Mission Statement:

“Everyone Deserves to go to Summer Camp Regardless of Ability”

Camp Discovery exists to alow anyone with a physical or mental disability from ages 7-99 to experience the the joy that

is summer camp. The memories created at camp can have profound and lasting positive ef ects.

We have 186 acres with Lake access to two sides of property. There are 8 cabins, Private pool, Private Boat dock,


Our summer camp lasts 7-9 weeks from last week in May until first week in August. We do of season rentals April-Nov.

Close down for Dec-March. Yet of er Volunteer Services al year round.

*We are not funded through any state grants or programs. All money raised to run the facility is

through 501c3 Tennessee Jaycee Foundation Inc., and Tn state Jaycees(there are individual

chapters throughout the entire state)