Scenic view of trees at camp

Author: Jordy Barksdale

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Jordy Barksdale

Former Staff

Jordy came to camp for the first time in the summer of 2010 as a counselor at the Shores. He worked three summers as a Shores counselor and senior counselor and Camp in the City program director. He then served full-time 2012-2015 after finishing his last semester at an internship with Duke University in North Carolina. He graduated from LSU (Geaux Tigers!) with a degree in Kinesiology and a concentration in Fitness Studies. He was born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and is passionate about seeing the gospel of Jesus Christ transform the lives of kids and adults alike.

Camp in the City at Fellowship of the Parks

by Jordy Barksdale

Fellowship of the Parks

In 2010, Pine Cove started a traveling day camp that partnered with churches to bring a high-energy program to neighborhoods across the South. One of Base Camp’s (now Camp in the City) original partners was Fellowship of the Parks in Keller, Texas. We began our partnership with FOTP because their mission aligns directly with the […]

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Camp in the City at Mobberly Baptist

by Jordy Barksdale

Camper on slip and slide

Pine Cove has the unique opportunity to partner with local churches through our day camp program called Camp in the City. Not only do we travel to 7 states, but we also have locations in close proximity to our headquarters in East Texas. One the churches we are privileged to do ministry with is Mobberly Baptist […]

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Camp in the City at WoodsEdge

by Jordy Barksdale

Camp in the City Cabin and Counselor

Camp in the City is Pine Cove’s traveling day camp that currently partners with 68 churches in seven states. One of those churches is WoodsEdge Community Church based in Spring, Texas, just outside of The Woodlands. This partnership arose from the fact that the mission of WoodsEdge is aligned with our mission: to be used […]

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