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July 14 – July 17, 2019

Family Camp with David Thomas

Reconnect and grow together

Event Fee


Close the gap and rekindle engaged and open relationships with your teenagers in a family event of fun and enrichment. Connect over Summer fun, teaming up for an adventure challenge and enjoying the incredible environment of Blackberry Mountain. Parents will deep dive into helpful and profound conversations while teens adventure off to explore the Mountain and engage in exciting and active pursuits. Family Counselor David Thomas is a Director of Family Counseling at Daystar Counseling, author and speaker dedicated to fostering family connection and the art of nurturing children and understanding their emotions. Mix education, fun and adventure for the perfect recipe for reconnection.


David Thomas

David Thomas

Daystar Family Counselor


Don't Miss

  • Team up together for the Family Adventure Challenge.
  • Engage in keynotes and conversations themed on parenting led by David Thomas.
  • Send the kids to play with opportunities for enrichment and outdoor activities.
  • Connect and share with optional private counseling sessions (additional fee applies).

What To Expect?

This curated experience will include both enrichment and active offerings. Physical activities will be high energy but medium intensity, suited to families with teenagers. All outdoor and adventure activities are fully supported by the Blackberry Mountain Adventure team.

Level of Intensity

This experience is specially designed for teenagers and parents to enjoy together. The multi-day event balances group activities, meals together, insightful discussion and plenty of fun with built-in leisure time to enjoy as a family. Topics of discussions for parents will focus on Kids and Emotions and Being a Purposeful Parent. Teen activities programming will be available during discussions.