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Denali

Denali has been a part of Camp Thurman since            he was 5 years old and this will be his 5th summer    working at CT. He attends Oklahoma State      University  and studies mechanical engineering      technology. As an Eagle Scout Denali loves the        outdoors, and he  believes that Camp Thurman          is the perfect place to use God’s creation to show      kids the magnificence of the Lord.

“Fear the Lord, you his holy people, for those who      fear him lack nothing. The lions may grow weak      and hungry, but those who seek the Lord lack no    good thing.”

Psalms 34:9-10 (NIV)

This will be D-Light’s third summer working at    camp Thurman. She participated in drill team in    high school, and is planning on attending TCC to    get her basics. After that, D-Light plans to transfer    to the University of North Texas where she plans      to major in early childhood development and    minor in business management.

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)

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Elevation

This will be D-Light’s third summer working at    camp Thurman. She participated in drill team in    high school, and is planning on attending TCC to      get her basics. After that, D-Light plans to transfer    to the University of North Texas where she plans to    major in early childhood development and minor      in business management.

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)

Encore has been apart of Camp Thurman for over      15 years. She has been a staff member for 5 years.      She is a Senior and a Psychology major at Bryan        College in Dayton, Tennessee, and she wants to      become a mental health counselor. Encore loves      Camp Thurman and is proud to continue the      legacy left there by her family. She is looking      forward to learning about God and having loads        of fun with the campers. Today Camp Thurman,        someday heaven!

“You are my God, and I will praise you! You are my      God, and I will exalt you! Give thanks to the Lord,      for He is good! his faithful love endures forever.”

Psalm 118:28-29 (NIV)

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England

England loves working with kids and sharing the      Gospel with everyone. She plans to attend OSU          or SFASU in the fall to major in communication      disorders to become a Speech-Language        Pathologist, and wants to work specifically with        children with Special Needs. England loves Jesus      and loves to spread His love like wildfire.

“And we know that in all things God works for            the good of those who love him, whole have          been called according to His purpose.”

Romans 8:28 (NIV)

Entei will be attending Texas Tech in the fall to        study business administration. He loves the      atmosphere and camp lifestyle at Camp Thurman    and loves to study the bible. Entei can’t wait to      share the gospel with the campers this summer!

Again Jesus said, “Peace be with you! As the        Father has sent me, I am sending you.”

John 20:21 (NIV)

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Eyebrows

Eyebrows attends the University of Mary-Hardin      Baylor where she studies history and law. This is        her first year working at Camp Thurman, and she      has a passion for the outdoors, helping children,      and most importantly works to serve Christ daily.      She is confident that this summer will be one of      immense growth, and loves to share what she’s      learned with others.

“Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord      and not for men.”

Colossians 3:23 (NIV)

Growing up in Arlington all his life, Farmhouse      heard many great things about Camp Thruman.    This year is Farmhouse’s first summer to work at      Camp Thurman and is excited for what the summer  has to offer! Farmhouse attends Texas Tech          University where he studies finance and leads a        bible study for students in Greek life.

“God shows his love for us in that while we were      still sinners, Christ died for us.”

Romans 5:8 (NIV)

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Fawn

Fawn has attended Camp Thurman since the age      of 5 and this summer will be her 5th year working.      She is currently a freshman in college and attends    Dallas Baptist University. She is majoring in      psychology and plans to become a play therapist      after she graduates. Fawn can’t wait to hang out      with some sweet kiddos and see all that God has      in store for this summer!

“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)

Feather is so excited to be back working at camp      for her fourth summer. She grew up going to        Camp Thurman every summer and has loved      staying involved with the ministry. Her favorite        part of Camp  Thurman is that it allows her to      spend her time outside sharing the Gospel and      building relationships with her campers. Next fall      Feather will be a freshman at Texas A&M          studying English.

“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 (NIV)

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Figment

Figment will be attending Baylor in the fall to        study business finance. He came to Camp Thurman  when he was younger and he loves having the      opportunity to provide the same wholesome      experiences to more campers this summer!

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not      on your own understanding; in all your ways      acknowledge Him and He will lead your                      path straight.”

Proverbs 3:5-6 (NIV)

Finale is a nursing major at the University of Texas    in Arlington and has been at Camp Thurman since    she was a camper when she was six years old.        This will be her sixth year working at Camp and      she would not want to be anywhere else. Her      favorite thing about Camp Thurman is getting to make friendships in Christ and also have a fun        time doing it.

“And now these three remain: faith, hope and love.    But the greatest of these is love.”

1 Corinthians 13:13 (NIV)

Finale

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Firestrorm

Firestorm is currently attending school to become    a Marine Biologist. Firestorm has gone to Camp        Thurman since he was a little kid and this will be      his sixth summer working at camp. Firestorm likes    to play paintball and video games in his free-time.    He can’t wait to spend another summer out at CT!

“Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for      tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has      enough trouble of its own.”

Matthew 6:34 (NIV)

Fluttershy just finished her freshman year of      college  at Texas Tech university. She is majoring        in Early Childhood Education in hopes of becoming  an elementary school teacher. She never went to      camp as a camper, but she has worked at camp        the last four summers as a staff member and        loved every minute of it. She can’t wait to meet        all the sweet campers and see what this                  summer holds.

“Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be      able to stand against the schemes of the devil.”

Ephesians 6:11 (NIV)

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Ford

Ford plans to attend Texas Tech University this fall    to study business. He was a camper for 7 years      and is a first year counselor this year. He is very      excited to be on the other side of the camp experience and is ready for a great summer! Ford      is excited for the sports, the community, and        sharing Gods love!

“As iron sharpens iron so one man                        sharpens another.”

Proverbs 27:17 (NIV)

Free Throw has worked at Camp Thurman for four    Summers so far, and Free Throw started attending    Camp Thurman when he was ten years old! Free      Throw will attend Texas Tech University to study        the Business Supply Chain.

“Be strong and courageous for the Lord will be        with you wherever you go”

Joshua 1:9 (NIV)

Freethrow

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Frisbee

Frisbee is excited to be back at Camp Thurman          for his sixth summer on staff! Before working at      camp, he was a camper for six years. Frisbee is        currently in school at Texas A&M University, and is    studying engineering. Frisbee loves Camp Thurman  so much because he loves to be outside, have fun      all day, and most importantly, share Jesus                with others.

“For I am not ashamed of the Gospel, for it is              the power of God for salvation to everyone                    who believes.”

Romans 1:16 (ESV)

Gambit is a Senior at the University of Texas at      Arlington. He has been working at camp for many      years. This will be his fifth year as a counselor.    Gambit’s favorite activity at camp is Roxburg’s      Ropes Course.

“I can do all things through Christ, who                strengthens me.”

Phillipians 4:13 (NIV)

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GinjaNinja

GingaNinja has worked at Camp Thurman for two      summers. GingaNinja will be a freshman at John      Brown University in Siloam Springs Arkansas this      fall. She will be majoring in Art and Graphic Design.  She loves Camp Thurman because she loves      serving God by being outside and active!

“Be kind and compassionate to one another,      forgiving each other, just as in Christ God                      forgave you.”

Ephesians 4:32 (NIV)

Glow-Stick will be attending Oklahoma Christian        University in the fall and plans to study nursing!      She is excited to start her third summer at camp!      Glow-Stick has loved camp ever since was a      camper and can’t wait to spend her summer at        the best place in the world!

“God is within her, she will not fail.”

Psalm 46:5v (NIV)

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Glue

Glue will be attending Lubbock Christian      University. She will be studying biology with        plans of going to medical school after college.      Glue was a camper for 6 years, worked as a CIT,      and is so excited to be back at Camp! Her favorite      thing about Camp Thurman is seeing the joy of the    Lord reflect in all the camper’s smiles. Glue loves      to play volleyball and her favorite food is ice cream.

“He has shown you, O mortal, 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)

Goat Cheeze will be going to TCC for his basics      and will transfer to UTA or Texas A&M to get his      degree in businesses marketing. Goat Cheeze          has attended Camp Thurman since third grade      and will be working his fourth summer out here          at Camp Thurman. God makes the biggest impact      on his life when Goat Cheeze gets the chance to      spread the word of the Lord out here at camp.

“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)

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