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Celebrating Survivors, Brunch and Silent Auction (November 6, 2016)

TBSS hosted a unique fundraising event to benefit Camp David, our annual pediatric burn camp named in honor of TBSS founder David Jayne. With Camp David’s biggest attendance at 64 campers this past summer, this event helped TBSS reach out to the community for support. Former and current Camp David campers shared their fond memories of camp and how […]

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CAMP DAVID 2016

Camp David #21 – Record number of campers An all-time high of 64 pediatric burn survivors, their siblings, and children of burn survivors enjoyed a week of fun, adventure, and friendship at Camp David, held July 10-16 at Texas Lions Camp in Kerrville, Texas.  On our traditional “Fire Fighter Day,” this year we not only […]

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Wounded Warrior Mother’s Day Retreat

May 6-8, 2016, TBSS was privileged to host 88 wounded warriors and family members during our 9th Wounded Warrior Family Mother’s Day Retreat.  Held at the rustic Mayan Dude Ranch in Bandera, Texas, attendees enjoyed horseback riding, hayrides, swimming, fishing, and lots of great food.  Children and dads crafted special gifts for the mothers, who were […]

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Fuego 5K 2016

This year’s Fuego 5K saw almost 300 runners enjoy the path along the beautiful Salado Creek Greenway.  For the 4th year, Los Patios was the site for the beginning and end of the run.  Participants included San Antonio Fire Department Training Academy cadets, who also volunteered; firefighters and police personnel; medical professionals; as well as […]

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Twenty Years of Camp David

Camp David 2015 was a week long 20th-anniversary party celebrating Texas Burn Survivor Society’s hosting pediatric burn survivors, their siblings, and children of burn survivors for 7 days of fun and adventure.  We had the largest number of campers ever – 58.  It meant a great deal to all the campers and volunteers that David […]

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Camp David 2014

2014 was another banner year for Camp David.  This year, we had 51 campers from all over Texas. Firefighters from the San Antonio Fire Department and  Austin Fire Department volunteered for the week, helping with the fishing tournament, Carnival Night, morning inspirations and all the other fun activities.  Texas Lions Camp in Kerrville, Texas, is still […]

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2013 Camp David

We had another great week of Camp David, July 14-20, 2013.  The Texas Lions Camp in Kerrville, Texas, was the site for the seventh year.  We had rain almost every day, but our 29 campers didn’t let that dampen their fun.  They fished, swam, climbed the rockwall, rode horses, enjoyed a visit from area firefighters, […]

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2013-2014 Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to Samantha Solis and Gatlin Magee, our 2013-2014 Texas Burn Survivor Society Scholarship recipients.  This is Samantha’s first year as a recipient, but her association with TBSS goes back several years as a Camp David camper.  She will be in her third year at Houston Baptist University, pursuing a degree in economics.  After graduation, […]

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