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Peek Inside a Skit Closet

by Mikaleh OffermanPosted Jun 12, 2018

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Pine Cove skits are legendary at camp. Throughout the years, thousands of skits have been performed during meals with even more skit characters taking the stage to entertain campers. Characters have unique combinations of clothing, put together from the skit closet. Every camp, including Camp in the City teams, have their own skit closet, which […]

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Staff Profile: Grant “Judge Juicy” Seifried

by Mikaleh OffermanPosted May 29, 2018

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Grant “Judge Juicy” Seifried is Pine Cove’s Senior Director of Staffing. He graduated from Texas A&M with a degree in international studies and a minor in economic studies. After graduating in 2009, he went through the Forge program, had an awkward encounter with the woman who would later become his wife (keep reading for more […]

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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 Overnight Youth Camp

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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