Preference given to UMAR residents
We look forward to the fall every year here at Tekoa, because that means we get to host our wonderful UMAR homes for Camp Jim.
Camp Jim is designed for adults with developmental disabilities.
Camp Jim campers are to be ambulatory and must be able to feed, bathe, and clothe themselves. Additional activities may include day trips to pick apples, zipline across the lake, arts & crafts, and much more. For info call the office at 828-692-6516.
Camp Jim Q & A
Who is responsible for supervision?
UMAR group home resident leaders provide supervision including nightly in the cabins, medication distribution, transportation and helping participants get to activities.
Who runs the program?
The Camp Tekoa staff provide staffing for campfires, talent show, and all major camp activities.
Where does the name “Camp Jim” come from?
The camp was named after Rev. Jim Trollinger who was very involved in the camp and served the Western North Carolina Annual Conference for many years. Jim’s son, Greg still works at Tekoa and Jim’s family remain involved with the camp.
How much does it cost?
Camp Jim is $175/ participant
How do we register and pay?
Group homes are encouraged to pay per person in one payment. Pay only for campers (not group home resident leaders). Total your campers and pay in full upon registration. Registration forms are to be completed by the group homes and roster changes must be called in to our office prior to arrival.
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