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Summer Youth Camps...and More!

Leave the pressures and busy-ness of your world behind. Brave new challenges, experience fun and adventure, reorder priorities, cultivate friendships, make great memories. From elementary school, through teen years and college - family, church, school, or company - the perfect escape.

Something for Everyone

kids splashing in river

Summer camp for ages 7 through college ... fun, adventure, new friends, amazing worship, life-changing Bible-based teaching, beautiful mountain setting ... for the best summer ever!

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Youth leaders...check out the amazing impact of Adventure Quest camps

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teen leadership programs

Grades 9-12...
2-4 week summer programs

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summer staff opportunities

College students...
Invest your summer
benefit for a lifetime!

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footbridge over Doe River

Churches, businesses, families
retreats in the Smokies

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What's happening at The Gorge...

DRG voted Best Non-Profit in the area...

Readers' Choice logoVoted "Top Choice" Almost a quarter-of-a-million votes later, the Johnson City Press’ readers have spoken....choosing Doe River Gorge as the best non-profit organization in the area...more

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Father-Son Retreat, Sept. 13-15

dads and sons on the UNIMOGUnimog ride over the mountain and through the river...a favorite of many! click HERE watch the video of the weekend retreat

Summer Camp in full swing...our 25th year

new water activityLily Pads popular new lake activity...weekly videos

Spring Projects - Summer Camp Prep

new activityGetting ready for Adventure Quest 2019 more...

Loss of a faithful servant

Creig Littleford photoCreig Littleford succumbs to 10 month battle with cancer more...

Volunteer Workday

train in gorge for lunchLandscaping volunteers for Spring maintenance more...

Lake Zipline Deck

zipline deck rebuildAging deck rebuilt more...