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Acapella

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 (NIV)AcapellaAcapella attends Texas Christian University and is studying music education. She hopes to be either a high school...

Adobe

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Adventure

This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins. 1 John 4:10 (NIV)AdventureAdventure attended Camp Thurman as a kid and is now on her 5th year working here. She attends Oklahoma State University and is...

Anchor

This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him.‭‭1 John‬ ‭4:9‬ ‭(NIV‬‬)AnchorAnchor is a recent graduate of Mansfield High School gearing up to study math at DBU. He has a real passion for Christ...

Apple

Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. Ephesians 4:32 (NIV)AppleApple attends Texas A&M University and is looking towards a career in the medical field woking with children. She has a passion for horses,...

Arpeggio

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 (ESV)ArpeggioArpeggio is a biomedical science major from Mansfield, Texas in the Fighting Texas Aggie Class of...

Atari

But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5:8 (NIV)AtariAtari has worked at Camp Thurman for three years and was a camper for ten years before that. He will attend Texas A&M to study mechanical...

Badger

I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13 (NIV)BadgerBadger was a camper at Camp Thurman for 6 years and has worked at camp for one summer. Badger went to school at The University of Nebraska to play football, but will be attending Texas...

Bagheera

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 (ESV)  BagheeraBagheera is a junior at UTA. She is pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration induction. She...

Barricade

But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are healed. Isaiah 53:5 (ESV)BarricadeBarricade has been a part of the Camp Thurman family since 2008 when he first...

Beluga

But those who trust in the Lord will find new strength. They will soar high on wings like eagles. They will run and not grow weary. They will walk and not grow faint. Isaiah 40:31 (NLT)BelugaBeluga will be a second year counselor this summer. Beluga loves Camp Thurman...

Birks

I have set the Lord continually before me; Because He is at my right hand, I will not be shaken. Psalm 16:8 (ESV)BirksBirks is so excited to work her second summer of Camp Thurman and get to share this summer with her sister, Copas! Birks cannot wait to spread the...

Birthday

When God our Savior revealed his kindness and love, he saved us, not because of the righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy. He washed away our sins, giving us a new birth and new life through the Holy Spirit. Titus 3:4-5 (NLT)BirthdayBirthday is a 4th...

Blue Jeans

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)Blue JeansBlue Jeans is currently entering her senior year at Stephen F. Austin State University. She...

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)BugzieThis is Bugzie's 6th summer working here at Camp Thurman. Bugzie has been coming to camp ever since she was a little girl...

Burlap

The Lord is near to all those who call upon Him, to all who call upon Him in truth. He will fulfill the desire of those who fear Him; He also will hear their cry and will save them. Psalm 145:18-19 (NASB)BurlapThis will be Burlap’s 4th summer Camp  Thurman as a staff...

Cadenza

Let no one despise your youth, but be an example to believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity. 1 Timothy 4:12 (BSB)CadenzaCadenza is a Music Education major at Texas A&M University- Commerce and hopes to one day be a music producer....

Calico

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 a hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11 (BSB)CalicoCalico has worked at Camp Thurman for 5 years now and went to camp as a camper since she was five. Calico...

Changeup

Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Deuteronomy 31:6 (NIV)ChangeupThis is Changeup's third year working at Camp Thurman and his second as a counselor....

Charizard

But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. James 1:22 (ESV)CharizardThis is Charizard's first year working as a counselor at Camp Thurman and he is so excited to spend a summer with the Lord and his campers! Charizard is a recent graduate of...

Cocoa Bean

Don't let anyone think less of you because you are young. Be an example to all believers what you say, in the way you live, in your love, your faith and your purity. 1 Timothy 4:12 (NLT)Cocoa Bean This is her first year working at CT and can't wait to see what God has...

Cola

ColaView Photo Memories To see these pictures, view the email sent by camp and Fotaflo prior to your camper’s week at CT. For more information on how to access photos for your week at Camp Thurman, follow the link via the button below. Contact Your CounselorUse the...

Constellation

My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness. 2 Corinthians 12:9 (ESV)ConstellationConstellation has been at Camp Thurman for 12 years, 4 years as a camper, and 8 years as a counselor. In the Fall of 2019 Constellation will return to...

Cray-Cray

Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble. 1 Peter 3:8 (NIV)Cray-CrayCray-Cray has been a part of CT since she was four years old as a Sunshine camper. This is her fifth year working at CT. She attends...

Crikey

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. 2 Timothy 4:7 (ESV)CrikeyCrikey is a nursing student at Tarleton State University. She graduates this coming December and is hoping to pursue a career in pediatric nursing. Crikey has...

Deja Vu

Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth. 1 John 3:18 (NIV)Deja VuDéjà vu attended Camp Thurman as a camper and is now excited to return for her second year working at camp. Déjà vu will be attending the University of Texas...

Denali

What, then, shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us? Romans 8:31 (NIV)DenaliDenali was a camper at Camp Thurman for ten years. He plans on attending Oklahoma State University in the fall to study Mechanical Engineering...

Denim

Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms. 1 Peter 4:10 (NIV)DenimHello Camp Thurman! This is Denim, she has been on campgrounds for many years now as she was a camper as a kid, then...

Doc

So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God. 1 Corinthians 10:31 (NIV) Doc Doc is a recent graduate of Temple Christian School and plans to get a Bachelors degree in Biology and ultimately become an Anesthesiologist focusing on Pain...

Donut

In repentance and rest is your salvation, in quietness and trust is your strength. Isaiah 30:15 (NIV)DonutThis is Donut's first year at Camp Thurman and he can't wait to have a great time playing in the sun and teaching kids about Jesus. Donut is a sophomore at Sam...

El Flaco

He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to the Lord. Many will see and hear, and put their trust in the Lord. Psalms 40:3 (ESV)El FlacoEl Flaco is a Senior Music Business Major at Hardin-Simmons University, where he studies jazz guitar. He enjoys reading,...

Encore

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with Thanksgiving, present your requests to God. Philippians 4:6 (NIV)EncoreEncore has worked at camp for 4 years, and before that she was a long-time camper. She attends Bryan College...

Fantasmic

I hereby command you: Be strong and courageous; do not be frightened or dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. Joshua 1:9 (NRSV)FantasmicFantasmic attended Camp Thurman as a Day Camper when she was younger, and she is very excited to return as a...

Fawn

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)FawnFawn has been working at Camp Thurman for three years now and this will be her fourth summer, but first as a counselor!...

Fermata

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. James 1:2-3FermataFermata is entering into her third year of working at Camp Thurman and is thrilled to be...

Finale

And now these three remain: Faith, Hope, and Love. But the greatest of these is love. 1 Corinthians 13:13 (NIV)FinaleFinale was a camper at Camp Thurman for eight years. She is a first year counselor, but has been working at camp for the last 4 years. Finale will be...

Firestorm

My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. Psalm 73:26 (NIV)FirestormFirestorm has been going to camp ever since he was little kid. This will be Firestorm's fifth summer working at CT. Firestorm is attending community...

Flash

Jesus did many other things as well. If every one of them were written down, I suppose that even the whole world would not have room for the books that would be written. John 21:25 (NIV)FlashThis is Flash's 10th summer working at Camp Thurman! He graduated from Texas...

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)FlippyFlippy has been at Camp Thurman for as long as he can remember. Flippy was a camper from when he was five all the way until he was a night...

Fluttershy

Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. Ephesians 6:11 (ESV) Fluttershy Fluttershy just graduated at Martin High School and plans to attend Texas Tech in the fall. She will be majoring in early childhood education...

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 (ESV)FrisbeeFrisbee is excited to be working at Camp Thurman for his 5th summer this year! Before working,...

Front Flip

Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see. Hebrews 11:1 (NIV)Front FlipFront Flip is new to Camp Thurman this year, and just recently moved back to Arlington to be close to family. She will be a Kinesiology major at UTA with a...

Frozone

To answer before listening - that is folly and shame. Proverbs 18:13 (NIV)FrozoneFrozone is very excited to return and spend his 2nd summer with Camp Thurman! Frozone is a Kinesiology major at Stephen F. Austin State University, and is rearing to go with his campers...

Gambit

I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Phillipians 4:13 (NKJV)GambitGambit attends college at UTA as a junior studying Kinesiology. This will be Gambit's 8th summer working at Camp Thurman, and started going to camp as a camper when he was in 1st...

GameBoy

 Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. 1 John 4:7 (NIV)GameBoyGameBoy currently attends TCC for basic credits. This will be his first summer as a Camp Thurman Counselor and he has enough energy to...

Garbanzo

Therefore, as God's chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience. Colossians 3:12 (NIV)GarbanzoGarbanzo is currently attending college in hopes of being an entrepreneur so she can build &...

Goat Cheeze

I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have troubles. But take heart; I have overcome the world. John 16:33 (NIV) Goat Cheeze Goat Cheeze attended Grand Prairie Fine Arts Academy where he was a technician in the theater...

Goofy

Truly He is my rock and my salvation; He is my fortress, I will never be shaken. Psalm 62:2 (NIV) Goofy Goofy will be attending ACU in the fall to study kinesiology. She hopes to become a specialist in amputee rehabilitation. This summer will be her second year...

Goonie

Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms. 1 Peter 4:10 (NIV) Goonie Goonie is a sophomore at Oklahoma State University where she plays soccer and studies elementary education. She...

Grande

In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven. Matthew 5:16 (ESV) Grande Grande has attended CT since she was 3 years old, became a CITIT when she turned 14 and has worked here ever since!...

Gus Gus

If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved.  ...

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. 2 Samuel 22:31 (ESV) Hammock Hammock cannot wait for another summer at Camp Thurman! She was a camper at Camp Thurman, and will be her 5th year working...

Happy Feet

For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love, and self-discipline. 2 Timothy 1:7 (NIV) Happy Feet Happy Feet is back for his second summer at Camp Thurman, and can't wait for many more. He attends Sam Houston Sate University and is...

Homer

Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, because when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him. James 1:12 (ESV) Homer Homer is going into his third summer as a counselor at Camp Thurman. He is very...

Hula

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love. 1 John 4:7-8 (ESV) Hula Hula has lived in Colleyville, Texas her whole life with her parents...

Iceberg

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 (NIV) Iceberg This is Iceberg's second summer serving at Camp Thurman and she is so excited to be back! She can't wait for another...

Jangles

Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience. Colossians 3:12 (ESV) Jangles Jangles is a first year Camp Thurman counselor and is so excited to become apart of something so...

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 9th year serving at Camp Thurman and...

Jelly

The Lord will fight for you, you need only to be still. Exodus 14:14 (BSB) Jelly Jelly attends Oklahoma State University and is studying Recreational therapy and hopes to eventually go to Occupational Therapy school! She has been going to camp since she was 5 and it...

Jpeg

So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day. For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison. 2 Corinthians 4:16-17 (ESV) Jpeg Jpeg has graduated...

Juniper

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age, waiting for our blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of our...

Jupiter

But love your enemies, do good to them, and lend to them without expecting to get anything back. Then your reward will be great, and you will be children of the Most High, because he is kind to the ungrateful and wicked. Luke 6:35 (NIV) Jupiter This is Jupiter's 6th...

Kapeesh

Kapeesh View Photo Memories To see these pictures, view the email sent by camp and Fotaflo prior to your camper’s week at CT. For more information on how to access photos for your week at Camp Thurman, follow the link via the button below. Contact Your Counselor Use...

Kayak

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. Joshua 1:9 (ESV) Kayak Kayak is excited to be coming back to Camp Thurman for his first summer as a college graduate!...

Knick Knack

 Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. Follow God’s example, therefore, as dearly loved children Ephesians 4:32;5:1 (NIV) Knick Knack Knick Knack is a senior at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville....

Legato

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) Legato Legato is very excited to start her ninth summer on staff and fifth summer as a counselor at Camp Thurman! She attended...

Linedrive

But blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in him. Jeremiah 17:7 (NIV)LinedriveLinedrive plans to major in sports management after graduation. Linedrive first became a camper at Camp Thurman when he was 9 years old and this will be his 3rd year...

Littlebit

Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting, but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised. Proverbs 31:30 (NIV) Littlebit Littlebit attends Baylor University and will be graduating in 2022 with a degree in communications. After graduating, she hopes to work as a...

Macchiato

We know that all things work together for the good of those who love God, who are called according to his purpose. Romans 8:28 (CSB)MacchiatoMacchiato has been so excited to work at camp since she was a camper, and this is her 3rd summer working at Camp Thurman!! She...

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 (NIV) Magenta Magenta is beyond excited for another amazing summer at Camp Thurman! This will be Magenta's 11th summer at Camp...

Mamba

You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your strength. Deuteronomy 6:5 (ESV) Mamba Mamba is the crafts supervisor, a lifeguard, and a counselor. This is her 6th summer working at Camp Thurman. She will be a junior in the fall of...

Mantis

Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it. Proverbs 4:23 (NIV) Mantis Mantis is so excited to be joining the CT staff this summer! He can't wait to mentor kids and share his faith! Mantis will attend UTA this fall majoring in Computer...

Mariposa

Those who know your name trust in you, for you, LORD, have never forsaken those who seek you. Psalm 9:10 (NIV) Mariposa This is Mariposa's second year working at Camp Thurman and First Year as a Counselor. She loves Camp Thurman because of all of the fun things you...

Marvel

Sing to the Lord, all the earth; proclaim his salvation day after day. Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous deeds among all peoples. 1 Chronicles 16:23-24 (NIV) Marvel Marvel attends the University of Arkansas and plans on getting a BFA in Studio Art...

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 (ESV) Maximum This is Maximum's sixth summer working at Camp Thurman! During the school year, Maximum attends the University of...

Maze Runner

Blessed be the God and Father of our lord Jesus Christ. According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. 1 Peter 1:3 (ESV) Maze Runner Maze Runner has worked at Camp Thurman for 3...

Meeko

From the end of the earth I call to you when my heart is faint. Lead me to the rock that is higher than I, for you have been my refuge, a strong tower against the enemy Psalm 61:2-3 (ESV) Meeko Meeko is a counselor at Camp Thurman and is SUPER excited to be coming...

Memphis

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 (NIV) Memphis This year will be Memphis's 5th year on staff! As a camper, he went to Camp Thurman 4...

Mimic

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and God was the Word John 1:1 (ESV) Mimic This will be Mimic's 5th summer serving at Camp Thurman. She grew up going to Camp every summer, and it a place she holds very near to her heart. Mimic has just...

Monarch

Monarch View Photo Memories To see these pictures, view the email sent by camp and Fotaflo prior to your camper’s week at CT. For more information on how to access photos for your week at Camp Thurman, follow the link via the button below. Contact Your Counselor Use...

Mozart

He made the One who did not know sin to be sin for us, so that we may become the righteousness of God in Him. 2 Corinthians: 5 (HCSB) Mozart Mozart attends Texas A&M Commerce and is pursuing a degree in History Education, with the intent of completing his PhD in...

Mr. Clean

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. Joshua 1:9 (ESV) Mr. Clean Mr. Clean attends Texas State University where he is studying Business Finance. This will be...

Musketeer

For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control. 2 Timothy 1:7 (ESV) Musketeer Musketeer has been working with Camp Thurman for 6 years now and was a camper for 9 years before working at CT. Musketeer attends The University of Texas at...

Mystique

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. Joshua 1:9 (ESV) Mystique Mystique is going to attend Tarleton State University to pursue a career in Wildlife...

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 This is Nickel's fourth summer on staff. He loves being outdoors and doing the rope activities with the kids! Nickel is a sophomore...

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 8 years, 4 as a camper and 4 as a staff member. He is a sophomore at the University of Texas at...

Nova

There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love. We love because he first loved us. ‭‭1 John‬ ‭4:18-19‬ (‭ESV‬‬) Nova Nova attends the University of Texas at Arlington. She...

Offside

Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. 1 Peter 5:17 (NIV) Offside This is Offside’s second Summer at Camp Thurman. He enjoys playing soccer and running cross country. He hopes to attend Texas A&M and to study Veterinary Medicine. Offside loves...

Oombap

Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, and in purity. 1 Timothy 4:12 (ESV) Oombap Oombap started off at Camp Thurman as a camper and this will be his 5th summer on staff at Camp Thurman, and...

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 (NIV) Orbit This is Orbit's third year as a counselor, fifth year as a staff member, and, including when he was a...

Paisley

Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; an to the one who knocks; the door will be opened. Matthew 7:7-8 (NIV) Paisley Paisley has been working at Camp...

Patella

Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Isaiah 43:5 (NET Bible) Patella Patella loves working with kids and anyone with special needs or a learning disability. Even though this will be Patella’s first Camp Thurman experience, she is excited for the opportunity to serve as...

Pawnee

If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. Romans 10:9 (ESV) Pawnee Pawnee is a counselor at Camp Thurman and has been here for three summers. He will be attending UTA in the fall...

Peanut Butter

Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as Christ forgave you. Ephesians 4:32 (NIV)   Peanut Butter Peanut Butter attends Oklahoma State University. She has been a camper and this will be her 5th year working at Camp Thurman. Peanut...

Pelmeni

But God proves his own love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5:8 (CSB)PelmeniThis will be Pelmeni's third summer working at Camp Thurman. Pelmeni attended Arlington High School and can't wait to have fun spending time with and...

Pennybacker

 I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Psalm 139:14 (NIV) Pennybacker This is his first time working at Camp Thurman and he is very excited about this opportunity to work with kids and most importantly teach kids about God. He loves camp a lot because...

Pepperwinkle

Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men. Colossians 3:23 (ESV)   Pepperwinkle Pepperwinkle has been attending Camp Thurman since she was a sunshine camper at four years old. This will be her fourth year as a fellow staff member....

Pigtails

Trust in the lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding. But in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your path straight. Proverbs 3:5-6 (NIV)   Pigtails Pigtails has attended Camp Thurman as a camper since she was 5 years old....

Pine Nut

Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as the elaborate hairstyles and the wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothes. Rather, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great worth in God's...

Point Break

O Lord, open thou my lips, and my mouth shall show forth thy praise. For thou hast no delight in sacrifice; were I to give a burnt offering, thou wouldst not be pleased. The sacrifice acceptable to God is a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, oh God, thou wilt...

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 (ESV)   Polaroid Polaroid is a 4th year staff member and a 2nd year counselor here at Camp...

Poncho

For I know the plans I have for you, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)   Poncho Poncho currently attends TCC and plans to transfer to UNT where he'll major in graphic design, and minor in painting....

Powerade

Encouraging, comforting and urging you to live lives worthy of God, who calls you into his kingdom and glory. 1 Thessalonians 2:12 (NIV)   Powerade Powerade attends Oklahoma State University and studies business. Powerade was a camper and has been working at camp...

Rally

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.” 1 Corinthians 13:4 (NIV)   Rally Rally graduated from Martin High School and will be a freshman at Hardin-Simmons University in the fall, majoring in Exercise Science. She was a...

Rickenbacker

I have hidden your word in my heart, that I may not sin against you. Psalm 119:11 (NIV)   Rickenbacker Rickenbacker is starting his 3rd year at Camp Thurman this year. He is planning on attending UTA for a major in Music Education and minor in Jazz Studies....

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 is a sophomore accounting major at Texas A&M University. This will be Royal's 6th summer at Camp...

Sabien

Be strong and courageous; do not be frightened or dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. Joshua 1:9 (NRS) Sabien Sabien has been at Camp Thurman ever since he was six years old as a camper; this is his fourth summer as a staff member. Sabien is...

Samoa

When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze. Isaiah 43:2 (NIV)   Samoa Samoa was a camper at...

Scranton

The steps of a man are established by the Lord,when he delights in his way. Psalm 37:23 (ESV) Scranton This will be Scranton's fourth summer at Camp Thurman. Scranton will be starting chiropractic school in the fall, and is ready for some fun in the summer sun!...

Segway

Segway View Photo Memories To see these pictures, view the email sent by camp and Fotaflo prior to your camper’s week at CT. For more information on how to access photos for your week at Camp Thurman, follow the link via the button below. Contact Your Counselor Use...

Shanghai

But I know that my redeemer lives, and at the end he stand on the dust. Job 19:25 (CSB) Shanghai Shanghai has been a part of the CT family for 14 years: 9 as a camper and 5 as a staff member. Shanghai attends Oklahoma Baptist University, where she is studying nursing...

Shave

I have the strength for everything through him who empowers me. Philippians 4:13 (NABRE) Shave This summer marks Shave's sixth year working at Camp Thurman. Before that Shave was a camper himself. When not working at camp Shave studies at UTA as he works towards a...

Sherlock

I will give thanks to the Lord because of His righteousness; I will sing the praises of the name of the Highest God. Psalms 7:17 Sherlock Sherlock just graduated from Pantego Christian Academy and will attend Abilene Christian University in the fall. Sherlock plans to...

Slapshot

See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. 1 John 3:1 (ESV) Slapshot This is Slapshot's 8th year at Camp Thurman and 4th year as a counselor. Slapshot has been a part of Camp Thurman since the age of 6,...

Snow

So we can confidently say, “The Lord is my helper; I will not fear; what can man do to me?” Hebrew 13:6 (ESV) Snow Snow is attending Texas A&M in the fall majoring in Biochemistry in order to get into Veterinarian School and become a veterinarian. Snow has been...

Somersault

She is clothed with strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future. Proverbs 31:25 (NLT) Somersault Somersault is back at Camp Thurman for her 6th summer and she could not be more excited!! She has enjoyed serving the Lord and CT these past few...

Soprano

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. Philippians 4:6 (NIV) Soprano Soprano is so excited to be working her fourth summer at Camp Thurman this year! Soprano was a camper from...

Sparkle

Sparkle View Photo Memories To see these pictures, view the email sent by camp and Fotaflo prior to your camper’s week at CT. For more information on how to access photos for your week at Camp Thurman, follow the link via the button below. Contact Your Counselor Use...

SpongeBob

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) SpongeBob SpongeBob has been going to Camp Thurman ever since he was 5. This is his fourth year working for Camp...

Squire

God is my strength and power, and he makes my way perfect. 2 Samuel 22:23 (AKJV) Squire Squire is so excited to be working at Camp Thurman for his 5th summer! He currently studies at Dallas Baptist University for a degree in Music Business with an emphasis in...

Stanford

Whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God. 1 Corinthians 10:31 (NIV) Stanford Stanford attends the Texas A&M and following in thefoot steps of his father he is majoring in Indurtial Distribution. Stanford has been to camp one time in his life and loved it so...

String Bean

Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer. Psalm 19:14 (ESV) String Bean This is String Bean’s fourth year working on staff at Camp Thurman and second year as a counselor. As a kid, he was a...

Sunchip

I came that they might have life and have it abundantly. John 10:10 (ESV) Sunchip Sunchip is so excited to be back at Camp Thurman for the summer! She was a camper for ten years, worked one summer as a CIT, and is ready for more camp fun and adventures in her first...

Suri

Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. 1 Peter 4:8 (NIV) Suri Suri has been spending her summers at Camp Thurman for 10 years as a camper before becoming a staff member for 3 summers. Suri is double majoring in English and...

Symphony

This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters. 1 John 3:16 (NIV) Symphony Symphony has always loved Camp Thurman. Growing up, she spent every summer at camp. She loved camp so...

T-Rex

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.‭‭Isaiah‬ ‭41:10‬(ESV) T-Rex T- Rex graduated from Martin HS in June and is planning on Majoring in Business...

Tennessee

Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Deuteronomy 31:6 (NIV) Tennessee Tennessee is so excited to work her fourth year at Camp!! She went to the University...

Timber

Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God. Colossians 3:2-3 (NIV) Timber This will be Timber's 3rd year at Camp Thurman as a counselor. She is privileged to work alongside her sister, Polaroid....

Toasty

Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men. Colossians 3:23 (ESV) Toasty This is Toasty's first year at Camp Thurman and he is so excited to be here and have lots of fun. Toasty is a recent graduate of White Oaks High School and will be attending...

Toffee

He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart. Psalm 91:4 (NIV) Toffee Toffee attends Tarleton State University and is majoring in Animal Science. After college, Toffee would like to be...

Torch

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened or afraid, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. Joshua 1:9 (NIV) Torch Torch is a 19-year-old student from Fort Worth, Texas. He attends Texas A&M University and is studying...

Tracer

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6-7 (ESV)...

Triple Play

Verse not available Verse Reference (VER) Triple Play This is Triple-Play’s first summer at Camp Thurman. He enjoys baseball, football, and all other outdoor activities. Triple-Play intends on attending Samford University to study Business Management. He is actively...

Tron

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) Tron This will be Tron's fifth summer as a counselor at Camp...

Tweet

Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; His love endures forever. Psalm 107:1 (NIV) Tweet Tweet loves Camp Thurman! Not only is this her 7th summer out here, but Tweet also went to camp as a camper! She loves being out here and serving her community. This past May,...

Ultimate

It is the Lord who goes before you. He will be with you; he will not fail you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed. Deuteronomy 31:8 (ESV) Ultimate Ultimate attends UTA and is studying mechanical engineering. Ultimate was a camper at CT and this is his second...

Vision

I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13 (ESV)VisionVision attended Arlington High School. He was very involved in the band and plays trombone. After graduation he plans to attend Marry Harden Baylor and major in teaching. He has...

Waggs

I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well. Psalms 139:14 (ESV) Waggs Waggs is a very outgoing and bold person who aspires to show others the love and compassion of Jesus Christ. She is a senior at...

Wailea

Those who know your name trust in you, for you, Lord, have never forsaken those who seek you. Psalm 9:10 (NIV) Wailea Wailea is so excited to be a counselor this summer! She has been a camper at Camp Thurman for 9 summers, and this will be her first year as a...

Weslandia

Jesus turned and saw her. “Have courage, daughter,” he said. “Your faith has saved you.“ And the woman was made well from that moment. Matthew 9:22 (CSB) Weslandia Weslandia is coming back for her sixth summer at Camp Thurman! She spent one summer as a camper, one as...

X-Box

Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men. Colossians 3:23 (ESV) X-Box This is Xbox's second summer as a counselor and fifth summer working as a staff member. Xbox is a junior at the University of North Texas majoring in criminal justice. He is...

Yam-Yam

Never again will they hunger; never again will they thirst. The sun will not beat down on them, nor any scorching heat. For the Lamb at the center of the throne will be their shepherd; he will lead them to springs of living water. And God will wipe away every tear...

Yoga

The Lord is my strength and my shield;my heart trusts in him, and he helps me.My heart leaps for joy,and with my song I praise him. Pslam 28:7 (NIV) Yoga This is Yoga's second summer at Camp Thurman, and she loves every minute she spends on these 14 acres! Yoga...

Zaboomafoo

When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze. Isaiah 43:2 (NIV) Zaboomafoo This will be Zaboomafoo's 4th...

Zambonie

Teach me to do your will, for you are my God! Let your good spirit lead me on level ground! Psalms 143:10 (ESV) Zambonie This will be Zambonie's 10th summer working a Camp Thurman and his 20th year straight of attending Camp Thurman as a camper, CITIT and an employee....

Zippy

I keep my eyes always on the Lord. With him at my right hand, I will not be shaken. Psalm 16:8 (NIV) Zippy Howdy! Zippy was born and raised in Midland, Texas, and she currently attends school at Texas A&M University. She is studying biology and hopes to eventually...