Camper Stories

See the difference opportunity makes

Real Stories. Real Campers. Real Impact.

Hear from Tims Camps graduates of our programs coast-to-coast to learn about the impact a Tims Camps experience can have on the life of a young person. Click each story to learn more!

Aimen

Aimen

“When you give every kid an opportunity to see what’s in themselves and explore their strengths and interests, they can do great things.”

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Zakary-Georges

Zakary-Georges

The first day you get to camp, it gives you opportunities to build and gain trust in the people around you. It also gives you the opportunity to build trust in yourself."

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Maxwell

Maxwell

"Camp was a place I didn’t have to be a grownup all the time. At camp, I didn’t have to take care of everyone…

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Leo

Leo

"It taught me how to take more control of my life in times when it feels like it’s out of control… ”

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JiYu

JiYu

“Camp has such a positive impact on each and every one of us. It brings so much joy. Camp changed my life and changed me into a better version of myself.”

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Gustavo

Gustavo

“I give camp a lot of the credit for making me more of a social person and making me more open to people. I also remember painting at camp and finding out that I love expressing myself artistically…

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Catherine

Catherine

"When I’m going through something difficult or challenging in life now, I like to think back to challenging moments in my life I’ve overcome. I talk myself up. A lot of times, camp is that moment I think about."

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Antonio

Antonio

"Tims Camps gave me more confidence in myself and made me the leader that I am in my community. You’re put through stressful situations and you develop these teamwork skills and the ability to bond with different people."

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