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Camp Tygart

Camp Tygart is a non-profit organization supported and operated by the United Methodist Church. All Christian denominations are welcome to reserve, and use our facilities.  The land was given by the late Jeff D. Tygart of Nashville as a center for United Methodist adults, youth and children in what was then the Valdosta District to enjoy God’s great outdoors. Camp Tygart is also the home to the South Georgia Walk to Emmaus & Chrysalis programs. 

More About Tygart

We are located on a 90-acre tract along the Withlacoochee River in Berrien County, Georgia.  The camp is nestled among oaks and pines and is a quiet retreat, a place of Christian renewal.  Camp Tygart is the site of the annual South Central United Methodist Camp Meeting.  We also hold summer children and youth camps and host a myriad of local church camps and family reunion groups.

The Camp includes: six cabins that house 20 persons each, a 900-seat capacity open-air Tabernacle, a 200-seat capacity dining room, an 80-seat capacity dining room, a new swimming pool and bathhouse, two chapels, two guest houses (a 3-BR and a 2-BR), a dozen RV hookup, a huge softball/soccer field, and much more. The Pipkin Conference Center is our newest addition and has been in operation since July 2002. Seating capacity in the Pipkin Center is roughly 400 (arranged 8 per round table).

Contact Information

There is an answering machine to take your calls when we are not available in the office. Tommy or Sherie will return your calls or e-mail inquires the next business day or as soon as possible. Reservations can be made by calling (229) 686-2938 and also on our website A deposit is required and will be discussed prior to entering your reservation on our calendar. Reservations are on a first-come-first-served basis, and may be made one year in advance.

Telephone:           229-686-2938  Fax: 229-686-2702

Postal Address:   436 Woody Jackson Circle, Ray City, GA  31645

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