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Category: Inside the Cove


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

by Valerie Morby

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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 Morby

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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 Morby

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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 Morby

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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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Celebrating the First Half of Summer 2021

by Pine Cove

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Even though it feels like we’ve only just begun, we’re now more than halfway through the summer! Join us as we look back on the first half and all the Christ-centered and others-focused serious fun we’ve had at camp.

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New Activities for Summer 2021

by Valerie Morby

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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 Morby

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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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Amplifying the Message of God’s Love

by Mattie Stewart

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“He was just 100% totally different. And he was astonished by that. He has discovered confidence in who he was by trusting the Lord and allowing Him to take his burdens.” Hudson appeared confident in his faith as he began his two-week Amplify session at the Timbers. Soon, however, his counselor Nick “Baron Von Stuby” […]

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Keeping Boat Driver Traditions Afloat

by Jenny Lay

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Even in Pine Cove’s earliest years, lakes served as a hub of activity. Sun-soaked, water-logged, laughter-filled memories have been made for more than 50 years — from the small lake at Pine Cove’s original camp in the late sixties to, in more recent years, Lake Hartwell at Chimney Point in Pine Cove’s Southeast region… and […]

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An Open Door

by Jenny Sowers Rutland

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“It truly is my dream job and I was able to get this position way ahead of the game. It was the complete opening of a door that didn’t make sense,” Kayla shares as she reflects on her experience of getting hired as a practicum student at the HOPE Child and Family Center of Texas. […]

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