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Camp Highlander’s 65th Anniversary Celebration | Saturday Night Event Honoring Mr. Gaynell Tinsley Jr.

  • Who: Any Camp Highlander alum, their spouse or signigficant other. Attendees must be at least 21 years old.
  • What: A 65th Anniversary Celebration and a wonderful evening honoring Gaynell Tinsley. Let’s relive our summers at Highlander and reconnect with our camp family on Old Forge Mountain!
  • When: September 17, 2022 from 4 pm - 10 pm
  • Event Cost: $40 pp which includes dinner, 3 drink tickets and a commemorative 65th anniversary t-shirt. Cash payments will be accepted upon arrival.
  • Attire: Camp Casual

Schedule of Events:

  • 4:00 pm: Check-In & Tours of Camp
  • 6:00 pm: BBQ Dinner in the Dining Hall
  • 6:45 pm: Square Dance in the Gym
  • 7:15 pm: Toasts & Slideshow
  • 8:00 pm: Campfire
  • 10:00 pm: Farewell

We are currently limiting this event to 100 people, so please RSVP by August 26, 2022 by emailing us at email@camphighlander. In addition,please send any photos you have of Gaynell from your time here at camp for the slideshow to

Camp Highlander Reunion Weekend - September 15 - 18, 2022

Come and join us to relive your years as campers and staff at Camp Highlander. Please click the link below to submit your registration by Monday, August 8th. Once you are in the software to register, please keep in mind that you will be registering as the camper and as the parent. We will not process payments until we announce that the minimum requirement of 50 participants has been met on Monday, August 8th.

The registration fee is $450 which includes lodging, food, activities,the Saturday night celebration and a commemorative tee shirt.

I'm going where I long to be, where the earth can set you free. The flowers and the trees, they sing a melody. Come along and go with me, going home.