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Summer Recap 2022

by Pine Cove

Summer Recap 2022

“Pine Cove set the table for intentional conversations with my kids that I don’t usually get to have.” — Bluffs family camper “This is my first year at Pine Cove. I did not think I could ever be saved, it wasn’t in the cards for me. But now I realize that sin doesn’t define me […]

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Rally Week: A View of the Kingdom of Heaven

by Valerie Morby

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After a long summer spent pouring themselves out for the sake of the Gospel, approximately 150 Pine Cove staffers won’t go home to catch up on movies, do mountains of laundry, or start preparing to return to school. They’ll stay at camp for an extra week to keep on pouring.  On August 7th, those 150 […]

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Important 2022 Registration Dates

by Valerie Morby

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It’s hard to believe Summer 2022 is almost over, but that means one very cool thing: now we can start planning for Summer 2023! There are a lot of super important registration dates and information to know, so we put them all in one place so it’s all easy to find. Bonus: we also included […]

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2022 Favorite Quote Round Up

by Pine Cove

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One of our favorite things about summer is getting a front-row seat to all God has in store for His people through their time at camp. From youth campers to family campers and our very own staff, God has been using Pine Cove to transform lives for His purposes and His glory! Some of these […]

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Bluffs Update: Cove Kids and Camp Store

by Jessica Anthony

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Announcement, announcement, announcement! The Bluffs family camp has a brand-new Cove Kids building! Located right by the Point (meeting room), it has been a total game-changer for the kids and parents alike! But wait, there’s more! Now that we have a bigger, better building for Cove Kids, we were able to turn the old CK […]

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A Sticky Note Prayer

by Jenny Sowers Rutland

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“It was so clear that God was implementing every single detail and answering every little prayer,” Mallory recalls as she tells her story of seeing God’s faithfulness at camp. “And during weeks one through nine, there were times of doubt, but I was still in continual prayer without even realizing it. All throughout those nine […]

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Staff Favorites: Water Bottles

by Jessica Anthony

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Staying hydrated at camp has always been key to keeping cool, but with triple-digit temperatures holding strong these days, having water on hand is more important than ever! We’ve asked our staff to share some of their favorite water bottles with you, and we can’t say we are surprised about which ones made the list.  […]

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Highlights of the First Half of Summer!

by Pine Cove

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We cannot believe Summer 2022 is officially halfway over, so we’ve rounded up some fun stats to give you a little glimpse into the first half. Read on to find out how many boxes of fireworks the Timbers goes through each week, the furthest a staffer traveled to camp this summer, the trick our campers […]

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Staff Profile: Derrick “Kenya Dig It” Simiyu

by Jenny Sowers Rutland

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Meet Derrick Simiyu, the chicken fried rice-eating, music-loving, Ranch Men’s Director! Read about how he likes to relax on a day off, what he’s reading, and what he’s excited about. We hope you enjoy getting to know him a little bit better, including what song he would sing if there was ever a Pine Cove […]

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Surf and Turf: New Field at the Shores!

by Jessica Anthony

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If you’ve ever been to the Shores, you know one of its best features is the beautiful seawall (and view) along Lake Palestine. In the name alone, you expect some shoreline. But ladies and gentlemen, we are so excited to reveal that the Shores now has some turf to go with that surf! Check out […]

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