Scenic view of trees at camp

Staff Orientation Recap

by Chelsea ConnorPosted May 23, 2018

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After months of searching and praying for this year’s summer staff, they are all finally here! Orientation officially kicked off last Friday, and then over the weekend each region met together for training sessions. We had big sessions happening in a beautiful events hall in Round Top, not too far from our Central Texas camps, […]

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How to Spot a Pine Cove Staffer in the Wild

by Mikaleh OffermanPosted May 23, 2018

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Outside of their natural habitat (camp), it can seem daunting to try to identify a Pine Cove staffer. You may be asking yourself, “Self, why do I need to identify Pine Cove staffers in the wild?” Well, Self, perhaps you’re interested in learning more about Pine Cove, or you’re curious about the way staffers act […]

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Bluffs Construction Update

by Pine CovePosted May 16, 2018

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We’ve been working hard to complete our renovations at the Bluffs, and we can’t wait for you to see all the improvements!  As many of you know, The Point was completed in time for Summer 2016.  What an amazing view of Lake Palestine from the Coffee Shop and back porch area!  For the summer of 2017, […]

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Ridge Construction Update

by Pine CovePosted May 16, 2018

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Summer is almost here, and we’re so excited about the opening of the Ridge! It’s almost complete, and we can’t wait for campers to experience it in less than two weeks!  Check out these amazing photos and a fun video from the Ridge to view our progress.

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Our Favorite Camp Names From 2018 (So Far!)

by Chelsea ConnorPosted May 16, 2018

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For anyone who has ever been on Pine Cove staff, even thinking about the classic “Name Game Song” will bring up a familiar feeling of excitement, anticipation, and creative juices flowing. It’s a feeling that never quite goes away. We like to call it serious fun. The Name Game started this week at Training Week, […]

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It’s Training Week!

by Chelsea ConnorPosted May 16, 2018

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We’re still a few weeks away from the official start of summer camp, but that doesn’t mean camp is empty! In fact, all of our camps are currently in the midst of a very busy week of staff training! This is a very important week where all of our wranglers, lifeguards, media staff, and more […]

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CampLife App: New Features

by Valerie MorbyPosted May 14, 2018

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We are thrilled that our CampLife app has made many parents happy parents for the past several years! We know it’s difficult to be away from your kids while they’re at camp, so we know a way to see that your child is having a great time is invaluable. “The app was a HUGE help […]

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Your In-Depth Guide to Medication at Pine Cove

by Pine CovePosted May 8, 2018

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Pine Cove is dedicated to being a Christ-Centered, Others-Focused and Seriously Fun ministry. We are also serious about camper safety. For over 50 years, our campers’ health and safety has been our top priority while they are here on our property. So we can continue to maintain the highest quality nursing care and camper safety, […]

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Jeri Snodgrass and “Grand Week”

by Zach BalcombPosted Apr 26, 2018

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“Well, somebody must’ve been hungry!” Hearing these words, I turn around to see a kind-eyed grandmother chuckling in amusement. She’s referring to the large pile of ice cream, marshmallows, and cool whip I had just made for myself. I suppose it was a bit much. Quickly swallowing my spoonful of ice cream–and embarrassment–I smile to […]

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Camp in the City Bible Study Preview

by Chelsea ConnorPosted Apr 26, 2018

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Our Camp in the City staff love to talk about how their summer is one big road trip, where they get to travel all around the country, put on a week of camp, and then pack up and do it all over again. It’s a blast! So when they were coming up with the daily […]

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