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Did You Say Podcast? – Podcast Season 1, Trailer

by Pine CovePosted Mar 25, 2020

We can’t wait to share our first season of the Pine Cove Podcast with you. We’re taking a little bit of Pine Cove and putting it into your everyday by being Christ-centered, others-focused, and seriously fun in audio form. This podcast is for our campers, our staff, our staff alumni, our family camp parents, anyone […]

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Stories From the 2020 Forge Israel Trip

by Anna BirchPosted Mar 24, 2020

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Each spring, Pine Cove’s leadership development program, The Forge, takes a trip to Israel! Often others get to join along as they tour the Holy Land. Every stop is an experience! Through hiking, teaching, and visuals, the group gets a hands-on lesson at each location. Those that have gone on the trip say that it […]

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How Pine Cove Keeps Campers and Staff Healthy

by Pine CovePosted Mar 18, 2020

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The safety of our campers and staff has always been our number one priority. If you have questions about how Pine Cove keeps camp clean, sanitized, and healthy, you’ve come to the right place! Check out some of the measures we take to ensure everyone stays well so we can keep things Christ-centered, others-focused, and […]

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Two-Week Programs: Double the Impact

by Anna BirchPosted Mar 10, 2020

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What’s better than one week of camp? Well, TWO weeks of camp, of course! Several of our youth camps offer two-week programs for campers who want to stay a little longer. But why send your camper to a two-week program? Let us tell you… there are great benefits in the extra week! We all know […]

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8 Parenting Lessons I Learned from the Pine Cove Staff

by Erin HarrisPosted Mar 10, 2020

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Everything I ever needed to know about parenting, I could have learned from college kids. For the past six years, our family has had the privilege of getting to be a part of the ministry of Pine Cove. Because of that ministry, we frequently get to be around college kids who love Jesus. I cannot […]

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Coronavirus and camp

by Susan AndreonePosted Mar 9, 2020

Updated: March 18, 2020 As we all continue to watch the news unfold about the coronavirus impacting our communities, we want to assure our camper families that we are closely monitoring the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines, updated guidance from state and local health officials, and other clinical decision support resources to […]

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Theme Night in a Box: Road Trip

by Andrew EshbaughPosted Mar 4, 2020

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Planning for that big spring break road trip? Well then, we have a Theme Night in a Box just for you! We can help you make sure that the long hours in the car are just as, if not more fun than, your actual destination. You may even feel like you’re back at camp! Here […]

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25 Core Values for Your Family

by Pine CovePosted Feb 26, 2020

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Christ-centered. Others-focused. Seriously fun. These are Pine Cove’s core values. From crazy skits to deep conversations to high energy times of worship, everything we do gets filtered through those three principles. They help to ensure that Pine Cove stays true to who God has created us to be, so that no matter the changes we […]

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Staff Profile: Hannah “Patilla Piñata” Carter

by Jenny SowersPosted Feb 26, 2020

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Starting her camp journey on summer staff nearly 15 years ago and working through eight different positions on full-time staff, Hannah has experienced many facets of Pine Cove’s ministry. She has a heart of gold and will make you cry from laughter. Her name game story is unlike any we’ve ever heard, and her explanation […]

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Family Camp 2020 Theme: HE>ME

by Chris SherrodPosted Feb 26, 2020

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Not to us, O Lord, not to us, but to your name give glory,     for the sake of your steadfast love and your faithfulness! Why should the nations say, “Where is their God?” Our God is in the heavens; he does all that he pleases. – Psalm 115:1-3 The book of Joshua opens after the death […]

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