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December 01, 2022

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5 Upcoming Family Events at Deer Run Camps

Whether you're looking for a weekend adventure for fathers and sons or a weekend getaway for mothers and daughters, Deer Run's got you covered.

There’s always fun things to do for families at Deer Run Camps & Retreats, a private 150-acre scenic property located just south of Franklin (at 3845 Perkins Road, Thompsons Station). Find more info on their website or by calling 615-794-2918. Here’s 5 upcoming family events happening this year:

1. Father-Son Adventure Weekend

FRIDAY, AUGUST 26 – SUNDAY, AUGUST 28

This father-son adventure is for all ages and multi-generations. For boys who do not have a dad or whose dad cannot attend, this weekend is also for uncles, foster dads, and mentors to be alongside the boys.

WHAT ELSE IS INCLUDED?

Anamateur fishing tournament, wiffle ball games & father-son home run derby. In addition, guys can enjoy lake activities, bank fishing, bb’s range, nerf wars, sand volleyball, hiking trails, archery target practice, human foosball, cornhole, gaga ball, carpetball, tetherball, basketball, nine-square-in-the-air, campfire & s’mores, nighttime wagon ride; father-son project; 2-nights lodging, campsite or no-overnight accommodations, deer run shirt and five meals.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 – SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

Everything is planned for you so you can fully focus on your mother-daughter relationship without the usual distractions of everyday life … play, learn, and laugh while you enjoy focused time with each other.

WHAT ELSE IS INCLUDED?

Girl fun: glow-night dance party, pj party & movie night, mother-daughter selfie scavenger hunt, crafts, restorative yoga sessions, mother-daughter prayer hike, wagon rides, stargazing, campfire & s’mores, lake activities, archery/BBs range, climbing tower, carpet ball, gaga ball, hiking, human foosball, volleyball, wiffle ball; 2-nights lodging, Deer Run shirt, five meals.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6

Enjoy a picnic lunch in one of the many scenic wooded areas on site, recreational activities, campfire and hike under changing leaves as The Valley transforms with to autumn.

WHAT ELSE IS INCLUDED?

Picnic lunch, archery/bb’s range, giant swing, wagon ride, hiking, basketball, gaga ball, carpet ball, playground, campfire & s’mores, camp store and a Deer Run gift for your son(s).

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4. Married Couples Romance Weekend

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18 – SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20

Give an amazing gift to your spouse for an unforgettable weekend.

WHAT ELSE IS INCLUDED?

Upscale, private accommodations at The Lodge or other Deer Run facilities, five meals including a romantic candlelit dinner on Saturday evening. Four sessions led by marriage and family speakers, worship, challenge course team-building activities, campfire with s’mores and a gift for each couple.

5. Daddy-Daughter Winter Ball

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10

This evening together expresses the importance of your father-daughter relationship plus shows girls how it feels to be treated like a princess and cherished by a loving father. 

WHAT ELSE IS INCLUDED?

A sit-down dining experience, glow night dancing, campfire & s’mores, camp store & eatery for snacks, a wagon ride, stargazing on the game field and a Deer Run gift for your daughter(s).

 

About the Author

Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing and Entertainment Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 3-year-old Ezra.