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Author: Valerie Morby

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Valerie Morby

Social Media and Copy Manager

Valerie is the Social Media and Copy Manager for Pine Cove, where she has served full time since 2008. She is a graduate of Abilene Christian University where she majored in Integrated Marketing and Communications. She loves social media, the Academy Awards, and musicals. Valerie accepted Jesus as her Savior at a young age, had that relationship strengthened as a camper at the Shores, and is now passionate about seeing others come to Pine Cove to learn more about Christ.


Recruiting Training and Orientation

by Valerie MorbyPosted Sep 15, 2021

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“Welcome to Summer 2022!” Although those words were spoken only a few weeks ago, they are, believe it or not, all too accurate. Our full-time camp teams are embarking on one of the first major steps needed to climb the mountain of preparation for next summer: recruiting and hiring more than 2,000 summer staffers! Earlier […]

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Rally Week: We Will Reap If We Don’t Give Up

by Valerie MorbyPosted Aug 3, 2021

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“Do not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up. So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith.” Galatians 6:9-10 That’s the vision Woods Associate Director and East Texas Rally […]

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More 2021 Camp Names We Love

by Valerie MorbyPosted Jul 27, 2021

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When it comes to fun and creative staff camp names, sometimes more is more! So we’re bringing you even more new favorite camp names from this summer! From the silly (“Bucket Head”) to the delicious (“Spicy Thai Chili Wings”), we’ve definitely got something for everyone. Check them all out below, then be sure to let […]

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Staff Favorites: Games

by Valerie MorbyPosted Jul 20, 2021

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We’re going to roll the dice and guess that you could use some new game recommendations. Not only are they seriously fun, but board games and card games offer the perfect opportunity to connect for a few minutes with friends, family, or co-workers! We asked our full-time staffers what games they’ve been enjoying, and we […]

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Important 2021 Registration Dates

by Valerie MorbyPosted Jul 20, 2021

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An article about dates might not be high on your list of things to read. But just hold on! Because for one thing, these dates have to do with CAMP. For another thing, we found a way to talk about peach pie. Plus it all ends with a funny video, so what are you waiting […]

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New Activities for Summer 2021

by Valerie MorbyPosted Jul 7, 2021

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As if exciting activities like zip lines, boats, and blobs weren’t enough, all of our camps are constantly adding new activities! What better way to keep days fresh, full, and fun than by offering a puppy class or a giant inflatable slide? Jump in on the action as we take you on a tour through […]

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More New Pine Cove Gear 2021

by Valerie MorbyPosted Jun 29, 2021

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If you haven’t had a chance to check out our camp store yet this summer, you’re in luck! We’ve rounded up more of our favorite new Pine Cove merch that we know you’re going to love. From neon pens to tie dye tees, we’ve got plenty of serious fun coming your way, so grab a […]

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Pine Cove City: On the Road Again!

by Valerie MorbyPosted Jun 15, 2021

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After a summer 2020 hiatus, Pine Cove City is BACK! Summer’s only just begun, but we’ve already taken day camp to over 25 different churches! The Lord is clearly at work, and we’ve heard many incredible stories from our teams on the road. We’ve already been so blessed by our campers and church partners. Check […]

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New 2021 Camp Names We Love

by Valerie MorbyPosted Jun 1, 2021

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Summer 2021 started off with a bang when our summer staffers started showing up and showing OFF with some hilariously creative new camp names! We rounded up a few of the most standout, brand-new names hot off the presses. Take a look and try to decide which one’s your favorite—who knows, you could end up […]

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Staff Training Week Recap 2021

by Valerie MorbyPosted May 25, 2021

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We’re always excited to see our summer staffers return to camp—but especially this year! Suddenly camp is full again, people are getting named, new staffers are learning cheers, and everyone’s doing their best to stay dry (thank you, Spring rainstorms!). But the main reason they’re here? To get trained! Our first group of staffers to […]

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