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Adobe

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. Romans 3:23 Adobe Adobe just graduated from Martin High School and will be going on The World Race next year to Cambodia, Ethiopia, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. Cross #1 — Light Pink (Girls) and Blue (Guys) "For God...

Adventure

Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong. Do everything in love. 1 Corinthians 16:13-14 Adventure Adventure will be attending Oklahoma State University this fall to major in Zoology! Go Pokes! She was a camper since she was about 5 and this...

Apogee

"Faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see." Hebrews 11:1 NIV Apogee As a former camper at CT, Apogee is extremely excited to be working as a counselor! He recently graduated from Martin High School, and is attending Baylor...

Atlanta

But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Matthew 6:33 Atlanta Atlanta is excited to be working for her fourth year at Camp Thurman. She was a camper since age four and has never left. Atlanta recently...

Bagheera

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths.“ Proverbs 3:5-6 Bagheera Bagheera is currently a student at TCC and UTA where she's studying art and education so that she...

Beluga

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.” Proverbs 3:5 (ESV) Beluga This is Beluga’s very first year working at Camp Thurman! She recently learned about Camp Thurman and our beliefs and can’t wait to help spread His word....

Bionic

“In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.” Mathew 5:16 Bionic This will be Bionic's 14th year to be a part of Camp Thurman, first as a camper himself all the way through Sunshine, Day Camp,...

Birks

“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.“ Joshua 1:9 Birks Birks has grown up going to numerous summer camps and is so excited to start her first summer at...

Birthday

He personally carried our sins in his body on the cross so that we can be dead to sin and live for what is right. By his wound you are healed. 1 Peter 2:24 (NLT) Birthday Birthday loves the Lord and summers at Camp Thurman! This will be her 7th summer working at camp...

Blue Bell

Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.” Matthew 17:20 NIV Blue Bell Blue Bell graduated from Pantego Christian Academy in 2016 and...

Blue Jeans

“For I know the plans I have for you,“ declares the Lord,“plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.“ Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV) Blue Jeans Blue Jeans is returning to camp for her 2nd summer as a counselor. She is currently attending...

Bonanza

Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age. Matthew 28:19-20 NIV...

Bridgestone

Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him, and he will act. Psalm 37:5 Bridgestone This is Bridgestone's second year to work at Camp Thurman. Bridgestone graduated from Midlothian Heritage High School and will continue his education at Oklahoma State next fall....

Brixton

“But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect“ 1 Peter 3:15 (NIV) Brixton Brixton has been a part of the Camp Thurman...

Bubbly

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and learn not on your own understanding Proverbs 3:5 Bubbly Bubbly so excited for this summer! She is currently attending the University of North Texas where she is a special education major. This is her first summer at Camp...

Bugzie

“Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven.“ Luke 6:37 (NIV) Bugzie Bugzie has been going to Camp Thurman since she was a camper and is super excited to be returning for her fifth summer...

Buzz

“Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect“ Romans 12:2 Buzz Buzz is currently a junior at Texas A&M (the loudest and proudest...

Cackle

“But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.“ Matthew 6:33 Cackle Cackle is a recent graduate of the University of Oklahoma. He received his degree in Vocal Music Education and will be teaching Pre-K music and...

Calico

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. ‭Jeremiah‬ ‭29‬:‭11‬ Calico Calico just graduated Mansfield High School. She will attend Texas A&M University in the fall to study Early...

Changeup

For I know the plans for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11 Changeup Changeup was once a camper here at Camp Thurman and this year will be his second summer to work at CT and his first as...

Chipper

“Wait on the Lord. Be courageous and he will strengthen your heart.“ Psalm 27:14 Chipper Chipper is currently a sophomore at UTA where she is studying Mass Communications. Chipper is a avid golfer (hence her nickname). She is from Mansfield Texas and is a graduate...

Chit Chat

I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world. John 16:33 (NIV) Chit Chat Chit Chat is thrilled to be back at Camp Thurman! This is her fourth year as a counselor and her...

Constellation

“My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.“ 2 Corinthians 12:9 (NIV) Bubbly This will be Constellation’s 8th summer working at Camp Thurman and she looks forward to Camp every year. Prior to working at Camp Thurman, she attended both...

Cowabunga

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13 Cowabunga Cowabunga attends Texas Tech majoring in Creative Media Studies. She hopes to pursue her business...

Cray-Cray

Lift up your eyes and look to the heavens: who created all these? He who brings out the starry host one by one and calls forth each of them by name. Because of His great power and mighty strength, not one of them is missing. Isaiah 40:26 Cray-Cray Cray-Cray has been a...

Crikey

“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.“ 2 Timothy 4:7 (NIV) Crikey Crikey attends Tarleton State University and is in the nursing program there. Crikey hopes to one day work at Cook Children's hospital as a pediatric nurse...

Crownut

Crownut [table id=220 /] Cross #1 — Light Pink (Girls) and Blue (Guys) "For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believers in Him will never perish, but have eternal life." — John 3:16 Cross #2 — Purple "If we confess our sins, He is...

Cubone

For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV) Cubone Cubone has been a counselor at Camp Thurman for 3 years, now and as a former camper, he knows all the...

Denali

“Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.” Jeremiah 29:12-13 Denali Denali has been working at Camp Thurman for four years and and he was a camper before that since...

Denim

However, I consider my life worth nothing to me; my only aim is to finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me—the task of testifying to the good news of God’s grace. Acts 20:24 (NIV) Denim Denim has been on campgrounds for many years now as she...

Dollop

“and walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.” ‭‭Ephesians‬ ‭5:2‬ ‭(NIV‬)‬ Dollop Dollop is studying psychology at Texas A&M. She hope to become an occupational therapist. She was a...

El Flaco

I waited patiently for the Lord;     he inclined to me and heard my cry. He drew me up from the pit of destruction,     out of the miry bog, and set my feet upon a rock,     making my steps secure. He put a new song in my mouth,     a song of praise to our God. Many...

Ender

Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 Ender Ender has worked at Camp Thurman for 2 years as a Counselor in Training and also an Assistant Counselor. Her favorite part...

Fermata

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go. Joshua 1:9 (NIV) Fermata Fermata is in her second year of working at Camp Thurman and is thrilled to be a counselor...

Fifa

Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. 2 Corinthians 4:16-17 Fifa Fifa is pumped to be...

Fiji

“You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart“ Jeremiah 29:13 Fiji This is Fiji's 7th summer working at Camp Thurman. Fiji is a senior on the volleyball team at Hardin-Simmons University and is majoring in Psychology and Criminal Justice. After...

Finn

Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything. James 1:2-4...

Firestorm

Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the Lord our God. Psalm 20:7 Firestorm Firestorm has been coming to Camp Thurman ever since he was a little kid. This past year Firestorm just graduated from Centennial High School. Firestorm plans...

Flippy

“Even as the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.“ Matthew 20:28 (ESV) Flippy Flippy was a camper since he was 5 and has worked at CT for 4 summers now. Camp was his favorite week of the year when he was a little...

Frisbee

For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek. Romans 1:16 Frisbee This will be Frisbee’s fourth summer working at Camp Thurman. Before being a counselor, he was a camper...

Frozone

“Likewise urge the young men to be sensible; in all things show yourself to be an example of good deeds, with purity in doctrine, dignified, sound in speech which is beyond reproach, so that the opponent will be put to shame, having nothing bad to say about us.” Titus...

Fufu

“But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.“ 1 Peter 2:9 Fufu This will be Fufu's third consecutive summer at Camp Thurman!...

Fun-Size

“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.“ Romans 8:28 (NIV) Fun-Size Fun-Size is a recent graduate of Lamar High School and will attend Texas Tech in the fall to learn how to be a...

Gambit

I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13 (NKJV) Gambit Gambit came to camp as a camper for many years. This will be his third summer as a counselor and seventh as a staff member. Gambit just finished his sophomore year at the University...

Gingersnap

"For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do." Ephesians 2:10 Gingersnap Gingersnap is a recent graduate of Pantego Christian Academy and will be attending Dallas Baptist University to earn a degree...

Gonzo

“For from him and through him and to him are all things. To him be the glory forever. Amen.“ Romans 11:36 Gonzo This is Gonzo's second year working at Camp Thurman, and his first year as a counselor. He attended camp from the time he was a sunshine camper up until the...

Goonie

“God is within her, she will not fall.” Psalm 46:5 Goonie This is Goonie's second year working at camp and her first one as a counselor! Goonie loves making her campers smile, teaching them about their savior, and making memories with her girls that will last a...

Grand-Slam

I say to the LORD, “You are my Lord; I have no good apart from you.” Psalm 16:2 Grand-Slam Grand-Slam is a recent graduate of North Crowley High School and in the fall he will be attending Baylor University. One day, he hopes to be a surgeon because he loves helping...

Grande

“In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in Heaven.“ Matthew 5:16 Grande Grande attends the University of Arkansas and will be a sophomore this coming fall. She is currently studying animal science...

Gus Gus

“Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.“ Ephesians 4:32 (NIV) Gus Gus This is Gus Gus's second summer at Camp Thurman and she is so excited to be back! She is currently a Sophomore at UTA and is majoring in...

Hammock

“This God--his way is perfect; the word of the Lord proves true; he is a shield for all those who take refuge in him.“ Psalm 18:30 (ESV) Hammock Hammock is so excited to be back at Camp Thurman for another summer! This is her fourth year on staff and her third year as...

Happy-Feet

Many are the woes of the wicked but the Lord’s unfailing love surrounds the one who trusts in him. Psalm 32:10 Happy-Feet This is Happy Feet's first year working as a counselor at Camp Thurman and can't wait to see what the Lord has in store for him! He strives...

Homer

For the Lord is our judge, the Lord is our lawgiver, the Lord is our king; it is he who will save us. Isaiah 33:22 Homer Homer is so excited to back for his second year as a Camp Thurman counselor! He loves working with kids, making sure they have a great time, and...

Hugs

“Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity.“ 1 Timothy 4:12 Hugs Hugs was a camper here at Camp Thurman and she just had to come back to share God's love as a...

Iceberg

“You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, that...

Jarhead

But remember the LORD your God, for it is he who gives you the ability to produce wealth, and so confirms his covenant, which he swore to your ancestors, as it is today. Deuteronomy 8:18 (NIV) Jarhead This summer marks Jarhead's 8th year serving and 12th year enjoying...

Jelly

The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still. Exodus 14:14 Jelly Jelly has been going to Camp Thurman since she was 5 years old, and even then she knew that she wanted to be a counselor. She graduated this year from Midlothian High School and will attend...

Jethro

He has showed you, O man, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God. Micah 6:8 (NIV 1984) Jethro Jethro serves on staff year round at Camp Thurman as the Scheduling and Discipleship...

Jitterbug

He has told you what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God? Micah 6:8 Jitterbug This will be Jitterbug’s tenth summer working at Camp Thurman! Camp has been a huge part of her life and...

Jolt

Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away. Behold, the new has come! 2 Corinthians 5:17 Jolt This will be Jolt's 8th summer working at camp and is returning from a three year break in which he finished up his education...

Jupiter

For the wage of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. Romans 6:23 (NIV) Jupiter Jupiter has been at Camp Thurman for almost all his life and this will be his 5th year at CT as an employee. He attends Stephen F. Austin...

Kayak

Kayak Not yet available Cross #1 — Light Pink (Girls) and Blue (Guys) "For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believers in Him will never perish, but have eternal life." — John 3:16 Cross #2 — Purple "If we confess our sins, He is...

Legato

In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven. Matthew 5:16 Legato Legato is very excited to start her eighth summer on staff and fourth summer as a counselor at Camp Thurman! She attended Camp...

Limbo

 And you must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your strength. Deuteronomy 6:5 Limbo Limbo is so excited to be working her 10th summer at Camp Thurman! Before Limbo worked at CT, she was a camper as well! Limbo graduated from The...

Littlebit

We love because He first loved us. 1 John 4:19 Littlebit Littlebit attended Camp Thurman as a camper starting when she was just 4 years old. She has worked at Camp Thurman for 2 years and loves it! Littlebit graduated from Mansfield High School this year and will...

Liverpool

I can do all things through him who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13 - Liverpool Liverpool goes to Oklahoma State University where he plays Club Baseball at OSU and studies Sports and Coaching Science. What makes camp fun for him is helping the kids grow in there...

Magenta

Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 Magenta Magenta is beyond excited for an amazing summer ahead! This is Magenta's second year as a Counselor, but 5th year being...

Mamba

You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. Deuteronomy 6:5 Mamba Mamba is currently attending Texas Wesleyan University where she is an Alpha Xi Delta and is studying Mass Communications. Mamba has worked at...

Marvel

Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful. Hebrews 10:23 Marvel Marvel has been a part of Camp Thurman since she was 4 years old and this will be her fourth year on staff and her first summer as a counselor! She has just...

Maximum

Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one receives the prize? So run that you may obtain it. 1 Corinthians 9:24 Maximum This will be Maximum's fifth summer working at Camp Thurman and her second as a counselor. Maximum was a camper at Camp...

Maybird

For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart. Hebrews 4:12 Maybird Maybird was once a camper here but now it will be...

Meeko

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold the new has come.“ 2 Corinthians 5:17 (ESV) Meeko Meeko is a counselor at Camp Thurman and is SUPER excited to be coming back for her fourth summer! She attended camp as a 6th...

Meerkat

For everyone who asks receives. Everyone who seeks, finds. And to everyone who knocks, the door will be opened. Matthew 7:8 Meerkat This will be Meerkats 3rd year as a Camp Thurman counselor. He is going to attend TEEX next fall and he wishes to become a...

Memphis

My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to become angry, because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires. James 1:19-20 Memphis Camp Thurman has always had a special place in...

Mimic

I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart; I will tell all of your wonderful deeds. Psalm 9:1 Mimic Mimic is a fourth year staff member at Camp Thurman. She attended Camp as a camper for 10 years, including the CIT-IT program. Mimic went to Nolan Catholic...

Mozart

“Trust in the Lord with all of your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.” Proverbs 3:5 Mozart Mozart has been involved in Camp Thurman for over 11 year, having worked at Camp for 4 years and having been a camper since the age of 6. He went to Mansfield...

Musketeer

For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline. 2 Timothy 1:7 Musketeer This will be Musketeers 5th year to work at Camp Thurman and his 3rd as a counselor. Musketeer was a camper at Camp Thurman for 9 summers so camp...

Newsie

The mountains quake before Him, and the hills melt; the earth trembles at His presence- the world and all who live in it. Nahum 1:5 CSB Newsie Newsie is a UTA Kinesiology graduate who has been working at Camp for four years. Her favorite thing at camp is the zip line...

Nickel

Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong. Let all that you do be done in love. 1 Corinthians 16:13-14 (ESV) Nickel Nickel is a recent graduate of North Crowley High School where he was a three year varsity letterman for the baseball team and loves...

Night Owl

For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord. Romans 6:23 (KJV) Night Owl Night Owl has been at Camp Thurman for 7 years, 4 as a camper and 3 as a staff member. He is a freshman at the University of Texas at...

Nightwing

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. Phillipians 4:6 Nightwing Nightwing will be attending Dallas Baptist University in the fall to study history. With this he hopes to...

Nugget

Neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord. Romans 8:39 Nugget This will be Nugget’s fourth summer here at camp. She is so excited to be back for another summer, and...

Oombap

Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in Love, in faith, and in purity. 1 Timothy 4:12 Oombap Oombap is a recent graduate from Arlington High School and plans to attend Texas A&M in the...

Orbit

I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world. John 16:33 Orbit This is Orbit's second year as a counselor, fourth year as a staff member, and fifteenth year at Camp...

Paisley

For God has not given us the spirit of fear, but of power. love, and self-discipline. 1 Timothy 1:7 Paisley This will be Paisley’s sixth summer working at Camp Thurman. She enjoys sharing the Word of God with her campers, being an encouragement during ropes...

Palooza

Do not adorn yourselves with elaborate hairstyles and the wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothing. Rather it should be your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is precious in God's sight. 1 Peter 3:3-4 Palooza Palooza will be a senior...

Paradiddle

If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you. James 1:5 NIV Paradiddle This will be Paradiddle's third summer as a counselor, and his fourth year overall on staff! He currently attends...

Pawnee

“The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.“ Lamentations 3:22-23 Pawnee This will be Pawnee's second year as a counselor at Camp Thurman! He is a student at TCC completing his...

Peanut Butter

Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as Christ forgave you. Ephesians 4:32 Peanut Butter Peanut Butter is so excited to work at Camp Thurman again this year! She grew up going to CT and this will be her fourth summer on staff. Peanut...

Pengu

“Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.“ Ephesians 4:29 Pengu This is Pengu's fourth summer at Camp Thurman. She loves the warm atmosphere...

Polaroid

For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not of your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast. Ephesians 2:8-9 (NIV) Polaroid This will be Polaroid's third summer at Camp Thurman and she is so excited...

Poncho

Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up. To leave yourself to god, and he'll eternally bless you. James 4:10 Poncho This is his first year working at Camp Thurman and he is so excited about it! He loves the atmosphere camps make for kids and all the...

Quicksilver

“But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven. For he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.“ Matthew 5:44-45 (ESV) Quicksilver...

Ravioli

A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for a time of adversity. Proverbs 17:17 Ravioli Raviolo is a first year counselor and he couldn't bemore excited to spend his summer here at CT! He attended Nolan Catholic High school and played football for 4...

Razzmatazz

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:5-6 Razzmatazz This summer will be Razzmatazz's 9th summer at Camp Thurman! She was also a camper for 5 years...

Ringo

“The thief comes to steal, kill and destroy. I have come so that you can have life and live it to the full.” John 10:10 Ringo This will be Ringo’s 8th summer at Camp Thurman. She is a graduate of the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor and is now pursuing a Masters in...

Ripple

For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed in us. Romans 8:18 Ripple Ripple attends Texas A&M University and majors in environmental design in hopes of becoming an architect. This is...

Rookie

For we walk by faith not by sight. 2 Corinthians 5:7 Rookie Rookie is a recent graduate of Arlington High School and will be attending SFA in the fall to study Kinesiology. Rookie has been involved with Camp Thurman since he was 4 years old and has been a part of the...

Royal

So we fix our eyes not on what is seen but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal. 2 Corinthians 4:18 Royal Royal has worked at Camp Thurman for 5 years and before that was a camper for 10 years! She attends Texas A&M...

Sabien

If I have the gift of prophecy, and can fathom all mysteries, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing. 1 Corinthians 13:2 Sabien Sabien has been a part of the CT family since he was seven years old and this will be his third...

SandMan

The LORD is on my side; I will not fear. What can man do to me? Psalms 118:6 (NKJV) SandMan SandMan has been apart of the Camp Thurman family for a long time. He attended CT as a camper for 5 years and came back to camp to work the next 6 years as a member of our...

Sandwich

Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 Sandwich This is Sandwich’s second year at Camp Thurman and she is so excited to be back! Her favorite pasttimes are singing,...

Scranton

Give your burdens to the Lord, and he will take care of you. He will not permit the godly to slip and fall. Psalm 55:22 NLT Scranton This will be Scranton's third summer out here at Camp Thurman and he couldn't be more excited about it. Scranton attends Parker...

Scribbles

He shall cover you with His feathers, and under His wings you shall find protection. Psalm 91:4 Scribbles Scribbles recently graduated from Mansfield Summit High School and will be attending TCC in the fall with plans to major in forensic psychology. Scribbles was a...

Sequin

And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love. 1 Corinthians 13:13 Sequin Sequin is a student at Dallas Baptist University where she is studying Nursing. This will be Sequins second summer as a counselor at Camp Thurman and she is...

Shanghai

Because your love is better than life, my lips will glorify you. I will praise you as long as I live, and in your name I will lift up my hands. Psalms 63:3-4 Shanghai Shanghai is so excited for her 4th summer working at camp! This is her first year as a counselor, but...

Shave

I have the strength for everything through him who empowers me. Phillippians 4:13 (NABRE) Shave Shave has been part of the Camp Thurman family ever since he started coming here as a camper almost nine years ago. Shave loves the strong sense of community between both...

Shockwave

My old self has been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me. So I live in this earthly body by trusting in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me. Galatians 2:20 Shockwave Shockwave is excited to be back for his fourth...

Short Stack

May the God of hope fill you with joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13 Short Stack Short Stack is a freshman marketing major at the University of Arkansas and while she is not at school,...

Showman

Let them praise his name with dancing,     making melody to him with tambourine and lyre! Psalm 149:3 Showman Showman grew up going to camp Thurman as a kid and now has the amazing opportunity to be a counselor! He is a fan of all sports and loves being outside. He...

Slapshot

“So flee youthful passions and pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace, along with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart.“ 2 Timothy 2:22 (ESV) Slapshot Slapshot has been a part of the Camp Thurman family for 15 years, first as a camper then as a...

Snapback

For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to all who believe: First to the Jew, then to the Gentile. Romans 1:16 Snapback SnapBack attends Shelton State Community College and is super excited for camp this summer! He was a CT camper...

Somersault

Trust in the Lord with all of your heart and lean not on your own understanding. Proverbs 3:5 Somersault Somersault is so excited for her 5th summer at Camp Thurman!! She loves all things camp especially floating down the river nile! However, her favorite part of the...

Soprano

The thief comes only to steal, kill, and destroy; but I have come that they may have life, and have it abundantly. John 10:10 Soprano Soprano is so excited to be working this summer! This is Soprano's third summer working at CT and attended as a camper from ages 5-13....

Spalding

Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone. Colossians 4:6 (NIV) Spalding Spalding will be attending Texas Tech in the fall and majoring in early childhood education and minoring in Spanish. She has...

Sparkle

For God has not given us a spirit of fearfulness, but one of power, love, and sound judgment. 2 Timothy 1:7 Sparkle Sparkle is a sophomore biomedical engineer at Texas A&M! She went to Camp for 9 years and this will be her 4th year working at camp! She loves...

Splish Splash

As in water face reflects face, so the heart of man reflects the man. Proverbs 27:19 (ESV) Splish Splash Splish Splash attends Abilene Christian University and is a Junior Middle School Education major. Her goal is to become a Middle School English teacher in the...

Squire

God is my strength and power, and he makes my way perfect. 2 Samuel 22:33 Squire Squire has worked for 4 years at Camp Thurman with this year being his first as a counselor! He recently graduated from Martin High School and will be attending Dallas Baptist University...

Starlight

And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the Lord's holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ. Ephesians 3:17-18 Starlight This will be Starlight's first year as a counselor and...

Static

For I know the plans I have for you,“ declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11 Static Static has been a part of Camp Thurman for 15 years! Static was a camper for 8 summers and this will be his...

String Bean

I lift up my eyes to the mountains— where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth. Psalm‬ ‭121:1-2‬ String Bean String Bean will be attending UTA this fall to study computer science. This is his third year working at Camp...

Subzero

Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize. 1 Corinthians 9:24 Subzero This is Subzero's first year working at Camp Thurman and he couldn't be more excited! He heard about CT and he just knew...

Ta Dah

I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Your works are wonderful, and I know that full well. Psalms 139:14 Ta Dah Ta Dah has been working at Camp Thurman for three summers, and was a camper for five summers! She loves the wholesome and Godly...

Taz

As iron sharpens iron, one man sharpens another. Proverbs 27:17 Taz Taz recently graduated from St. Paul's Preparatory Academy and will be attending Stephen F. Austin in the fall where he will be studying physical therapy. This is Taz's first year working at CT, and...

Tennessee

We love because He first loved us. 1 John 4:19 Tennessee This will be her third summer working at Camp Thurman and her first summer as a counselor! Tennessee loves working at Camp Thurman because she absolutely adores kids, loves playing outside, and is in love with...

Timber

Set your minds on things above, and not on earthly things. For you have died, and your life is now hidden in Christ. Colossians 3:2-3 Timber Timber is so excited to be back at Camp Thurman and cannot WAIT to spend her summer teaching campers about Jesus. This will be...

Tonga

The Lord makes firm the steps of the one who delights in Him. Though he will stumble, he will not fall, for the Lord upholds him with His hand. Psalm 37:23-24 Tonga Tonga has been working at Camp Thurman for the last two summers, and is excited for a third! He loves...

Tron

Finally, be strong in the Lord, and in his mighty power. Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the enemy's schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of...

Weslandia

The Lord your God is among you, a warrior who saves. He will rejoice over you with gladness. He will be quiet in his love. He will delight in you with singing. Zephaniah 3:17 Weslandia This will be Weslandia's fourth summer at Camp Thurman, and her third as a...

Whiskers

Delight yourself in the Lord, and He will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the Lord, trust in Him, and He will act. Psalm 37:4-5 Whiskers Whiskers started attending CT when she was 5 years old and has been a part of our family as both a camper...

Xbox

Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men. Colossians 3:23 X-box This is X-Box’s 4th summer working at Camp Thurman after being a camper for many years. He recently graduated from Mansfield High School, and will be attending...

Yellow

Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. Ephesians 4:32 Yellow Yellow will be attending Texas State University to study education and studio art. She was a camper for three summers and worked as an assistant...

Zambonie

I keep my eyes always on the Lord. With him at my right hand, I will not be shaken. Therefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices; my body also will rest secure, Psalm 16: 8-9 Zambonie This will be Zambonie's 9th summer to work at Camp Thurman! He loves getting...