you could have a superpower what would it be?


That’s a question that gets hotly debated all summer long across the lunch table, or sitting on the porch outside the cabin at the end of a full day of fun. While we’ve yet to come to a consensus here at Timberlake (the correct answer is flight and I stand by that), we love to talk about it for one simple reason: superpowers are cool!

I believe that as a camp, Timberlake does have a superpower. While it may not initially sound as exciting as telekinesis or super strength, I think it’s an integral part of what makes camp so special. Our super power is this: We get a little bit better every day, every session, every summer. 2018 was our best summer yet, but I can promise you this: 2019 will be even better.

How do we make this happen? Well there are lots of different ways, and this fall we want to invite you to see behind the scenes and get a glimpse of what goes into making camp the happiest place on earth.


Our super power is getting a little bit better everyday

We have the privilege of working with and learning from camping professionals from around the country. In addition to attending continuing education courses and national conferences with the American Camping Association, we are also deeply invested in the North Carolina Youth Camping Association right here at home. Adam serves as the vice president of the board, and last week Timberlake hosted the fall membership meeting where well over one hundred camping professionals united to help one another get even better at making camp amazing.

Directors from around the state were consistently blown away by our beautiful new facilities, but more importantly we had the opportunity to talk through programs, gain new perspectives and give some of our new ideas for next summer a test drive. It’s all part of the process, and we can’t wait for you to be back at Timberlake to see what we have in store for next summer!

265 days until camp,


Director, Camp Timberlake