Scenic view of trees at camp

Author: Brent Bertolio

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Brent Bertolio

Marketing Specialist

Brent began working at Pine Cove in 2007 on summer staff at the Woods camp. He served two summers there and one more in 2009 at the Shores. Before coming on full-time in 2010 as the Marketing Specialist, he also worked part-time in our IT and Marketing Departments. He met his wife, Jessica or “Gazunt-cry-t,” while at the Woods in 2007 and are blessed to have three children: Jonah, Katelyn, and Noah. Brent is passionate about worship, specifically playing guitar, and considers himself a “guitar tone connoisseur and overall gearhead.”

‘Twas the Night Before Winterfest

by Brent BertolioPosted Dec 12, 2017


We’re so excited for Winterfest, we can’t be the only ones dreaming about it! In fact, here’s the story of two campers who just can’t wait to get to camp. It’s ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas… Pine Cove style. We are proud to present “Twas the Night Before Winterfest”! ‘Twas the night before Winterfest, when all through […]

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Merry Winterfest to All and to All a Good Night

by Brent BertolioPosted Dec 23, 2014

Pine Cove Winterfest

Wow! Winterfest has come and gone and God did some amazing things. This year was the largest Winterfest ever with over 1,200 campers! From the ropes courses, all camp games, dance partys, and winterized versions of classics like Pitch Black Attack and Espionage, we hope your camper had a blast and also grew in their […]

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Celebrate Pine Cove Day at Home

by Brent BertolioPosted Mar 11, 2014

Campers with Silly String

For most of you, this week is Spring Break. You might be thinking to yourself, “Self, with the kids out of school, what are we going to do?” That’s such a great question! And we’ve already answered it for you. Bring a day of Pine Cove home with you! If you haven’t figured out your […]

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Winterfest is in the Forecast!

by Brent BertolioPosted Nov 22, 2013

Worship at Pine Cove Winterfest

What is Winterfest? Winterfest is Pine Cove’s winter camp for 1st – 12th graders, in December. If you’ve never experienced the awesomeness of summer, this is a great opportunity to see what it’s all about. On the flip side, if you have been or have sent your child to summer camp before, this is an […]

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Get To, Not Have To

by Brent BertolioPosted Sep 24, 2013

Camp Lagoon with Slide

Throughout the year, we receive numerous phone calls, emails, and letters from campers expressing their life transformation while at camp. These are just too good to keep to ourselves! Check out this mom’s story and how one of our counselors helped her re-focus on serving her family. When I got married, I had a very […]

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Tips for Sharing the Gospel

by Brent BertolioPosted Apr 2, 2013

Campers discussing the bible

Have you ever felt inadequate? Truly unprepared or unable to accomplish a goal or a task?  How about in elementary school when you went toe-to-toe in a spelling bee with the top speller in the class?  In middle school when you only skimmed the assigned reading material and then was asked to share your synopsis […]

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