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Enneagram Types at Camp

by Pine CovePosted Jan 15, 2020

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The Enneagram personality types are a great tool to learn the “why” behind your own actions as well as a way to better communicate with and serve those around you. The nine types focus on motivation, which reveals a lot about a person! If you haven’t learned your number yet, there are some resources that […]

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Winterfest 2019 Recap

by Pine CovePosted Dec 19, 2019

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Gingerbread houses, fireworks, crazy skits, and… inflatable Sumo suits! Winterfest is jam-packed with fun activities, but more importantly, God changes lives during this weekend!  A Towers’ parent said, “My kids had a great time. They came home and told us about the Biblical discussions and all the fun they had with their counselors and other […]

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2019 Pine Cove Gift Guide

by Pine CovePosted Dec 4, 2019

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Are you curious what gifts our summer and full-time staff are most excited to give and receive this year? Look no further! We put together several options in hopes of helping you find juuust the right thing for those hard-to-shop-for loved ones. Enjoy scrolling through these fun ideas!   1. Carhartt Beanies Cozy, hip, and […]

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Thanksgiving Wallpapers

by Pine CovePosted Nov 26, 2019

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Let’s be honest. It’s easy to get distracted with everything going on during the holiday season—even when they’re good things! Between cooking, catching up with loved ones, and shopping, it can be a little overwhelming. Use these beautiful (and truth-filled!) phone wallpapers to remind yourself of what is important! 1 Chronicles 29:13 Grateful Elizabeth Elliot […]

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Celebrating the Life of Bill “Red Baron” McKenzie

by Pine CovePosted Aug 29, 2019

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“I didn’t have any special ability—only my availability. I didn’t know any better than to believe God. I remember praying, ‘Lord, I give You my life today. I will go where You want me to go. I will do what You want me to do. I will say what You want me to say.’” —Bill […]

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Remembering Our Founder Bill McKenzie

by Pine CovePosted Aug 27, 2019

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Bill “Red Baron” McKenzie 1930-2019 “Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us.” –Ephesians 3:20 It is with great sadness that Pine Cove shares today that its founder, William T. (Bill) McKenzie went to be with the […]

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Did You Say Two Weeks of Camp?

by Pine CovePosted Jun 24, 2019

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Some of our campers just can’t get enough of Pine Cove. And we love it! Our two-week programs offered at Timbers, Shores and Ridge are equipping campers to live for Christ beyond their time in high school. A Timbers Amplify counselor tells us her experience seeing lives transformed after two weeks at camp.   As […]

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Staff Profile: Wally “JJ Redneck” Jenkins

by Pine CovePosted Jan 16, 2019

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We sat down with Wally “JJ Redneck” Jenkins and got to know him a little bit better. We’re excited for you to do the same! How did you end up at Pine Cove? I became a believer right after my senior year of high school. All of my friends who were believers worked at Pine […]

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Forge Spotlight: Xenia

by Pine CovePosted Jan 9, 2019

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The class of 2019 Forge students are now halfway through their time in Pine Cove’s leadership training program. We can’t believe they’re already in their second semester, moving ahead with their classes and soon to embark on a study tour of Israel! We wanted to check in with one of these students and give you […]

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2018 Pine Cove Gift Guide

by Pine CovePosted Dec 5, 2018

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Let’s be honest: Christmas shopping can be difficult, and sometimes coming up with an idea is half the battle! To help you out, we put together a list of suggestions that includes camp counselor favorites, full-time staff recommendations—and some local picks from one of our regions too, because we couldn’t leave our favorite cookies off […]

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