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Category: Inside the Cove


Favorite Camper Quotes So Far

by Anna BirchPosted Jul 2, 2020

girl laughing

A week (or two!) of camp can be the catalyst for major life change in a camper. God uses everything from Bible study to songs at Club to activity classes and more to soften hearts. One of our favorite things is getting to hear from campers and parents about what they learned during their stay. […]

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First Half Recap 2020

by Anna BirchPosted Jul 1, 2020

girl zipline

The first half of summer was amazing—exciting theme nights, new activity classes AND facilities, and life-changing time in God’s Word. Check out some highlights and stories from the past few weeks as we jump into the second half! Camps stepped up their games with these awesome theme nights and events! “After weeks of being quarantined, […]

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Why I Love My Dad

by Anna BirchPosted Jun 17, 2020

daughter riding on father

For our Father’s Day Giveaway, we asked you to tell us why you love your dad and think he is THE MAN… here are some of our favorite responses.  Also, don’t forget there are still a few days left to enter! Fill out this form by June 20th and you could win your dad a […]

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2020 Camp Names We Love

by Anna BirchPosted Jun 3, 2020

three girls on stage

It’s that time of the year… our new summer staff are getting their camp names! We’ve been laughing out loud at some of these names and we just had to share. If you don’t get some of them, it’s okay—sometimes that’s the funniest part!  A lot of camp names are based on food. We’re not […]

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Bible Study Previews 2020

by Anna BirchPosted May 27, 2020

boys studying the Bible

Camp is seriously fun, but more than that, it is all about Jesus, and the best part of each day is Bible study time! Here is a look at what our youth camps will be learning in their individual Bible studies this summer. We can’t wait for campers to dive into these! Towers: Total transformation! […]

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Camp for Life

by Jenny LayPosted May 19, 2020

girl campers wearing camo

On the evening of February 3, 2013, Kimberlie Brashear watched the Baltimore Ravens face off against the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII. She was snuggled up on the couch, taking in the game with her two kids, Meredith and Christopher, and their father, Bob. They had been divorced for five years, but they […]

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Interrupted but Intentional

by Miranda LehmanPosted Apr 29, 2020

group praying together

There’s never a dull moment when you live in a house of 16 people and next door to 14 more. At the Forge, we have the opportunity to live in a close-knit community for eight months as we learn more about who God is and who He has made us to be. It is incredible […]

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New Pine Cove Gear 2020

by Anna BirchPosted Apr 29, 2020

guy and girl with Pine Cove shirts

You know that feeling of entering the camp store and trying to decide which t-shirt to buy along with your Dibs and Dr. Pepper? Yep, it’s a pretty fun feeling. Well, you can still experience that as you grab some new gear while sitting on your couch!  We love seeing campers and staff all over […]

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Never Alone: Family Devo Week 4

by Chris SherrodPosted Apr 22, 2020

boy writing

This Week’s Verse: “Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever.” Read through this week’s verse together, noting that David is back to talking about his Shepherd.   Ask: What have you learned about God’s care as your Shepherd this […]

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Never Alone: Family Devo Week 3

by Chris SherrodPosted Apr 14, 2020

girl reading the Bible

This Week’s Verse:  “Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me;  your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil;  my cup overflows.” Read […]

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