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Author: Chelsea Connor

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Chelsea Connor

Former Staff

Chelsea, or "Hive Impact," served as a Pine Cove staffer for many years, mostly at the Towers, then in Marketing and with Inside the Cove. She studied Communication at Texas A&M. She and her husband TJ "Philly" Connor have two children, Nash and Hadley.

Recruiting: Above and Beyond

by Chelsea ConnorPosted Sep 11, 2018


It’s the time of year when our camp teams are all out on the road, recruiting next summer’s awesome Pine Cove staff. While many college students are familiar with Pine Cove from either being a camper themselves or hearing about it while growing up, the vast majority of our staff are encouraged to apply from […]

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Fun(ny) Consequences

by Chelsea ConnorPosted Aug 29, 2018


We do a lot of things to keep things seriously fun around Pine Cove, but one favorite among staff has been inspired by a little healthy competition. We’ve all played games where the winner gets a prize. But what about games where the loser has to do a consequence? That’s when things can really get […]

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Upcoming Registration Dates

by Chelsea ConnorPosted Aug 10, 2018


Believe it or not, we are already counting down the days till next summer, and we can’t wait! August is the time of year we start making big plans for 2019, and here’s the information you might want to know: Start Switching Weeks: August 22 It’s true, you can only pre-register for the week you […]

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Staff Favorites: Book Recommendations

by Chelsea ConnorPosted Aug 10, 2018


It’s always fun to have a new book to read, right? We asked our full-time staff for their top reading recommendations, and they gave us a great list! Theology Gospel: Recovering the Power that Made Christianity Revolutionary by J.D. Greear – “This is one of my favorites because it speaks the truths of the gospel […]

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Celebrating Christmas—in July!

by Chelsea ConnorPosted Aug 1, 2018


Things that don’t usually go together: Santa Claus and waterskiing. But this is camp! Christmas in July is one of our favorite traditions to celebrate. Campers who happen to be at camp on July 25th (this year it was during Week 9) get the special treat of celebrating Christmas for a whole day during one […]

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The New HQ Office

by Chelsea ConnorPosted Jul 18, 2018


Several months ago, we mentioned that Pine Cove had purchased a new office building in Tyler, Texas, with plans to renovate it to be used as the key office space for our Headquarters. (Remember this?) It’s hard to believe, but after months of planning, designing, and a lot of construction, the new Pine Cove HQ […]

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Camp on July 4th!

by Chelsea ConnorPosted Jul 10, 2018


The Fourth of July is such a fun holiday, and so quintessentially summer. Also? It pairs extremely well with summer camp! For the lucky campers who come for the week of July 4th (this year it was Week 6), they are in for a treat. Each camp loves make the week extra special for everyone, […]

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First Half by the Numbers

by Chelsea ConnorPosted Jun 27, 2018

We are currently in the middle of Week 5, which means our first half staff are all leaving this Saturday! We do have staff that work through the entire summer, but the majority of our staff only work one half. We call this weekend “Halftime,” and all of our second half staff rejoin their camp […]

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Throwback Activities at Pine Cove

by Chelsea ConnorPosted Jun 20, 2018


Pine Cove has always been seriously fun, and every year the camp directors and program directors work hard to come up with awesome activities and games. After all, one of the things we love about camp is you get to do things you don’t get to do at home! We were looking through some old […]

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Staff Orientation Recap

by Chelsea ConnorPosted May 23, 2018


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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