Why Barachel? Barachel means “ whom God has blessed”. God put on their hearts to reach out to our “Extreme Youth” ever since their kids became active in the action sports culture. In the early 60’s Tim's father started a camp in Eastern Pennsylvania for inner city youth called Camp Barachel. His father would take youth groups and councilors to camp in the mountains to experience nature while witnessing to them about Jesus.
What better way to continue what Tim's father started than reach into a culture whose reputation sometimes keep the kids from hearing the gospel. Fort Barachel Foundation wants to open that door, allowing a passage way to break the stereo typical reputation of action sports. Our passion and desire is to show these youth at an early age how much God loves them and if they believe in him, he will come into their heart and save them. There are so many evil distractions in our children’s lives at school, in their neighborhoods, and even sometimes in their own homes. Fort Barachel wants to be a light in the darkness.