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Category: Inside the Cove


Staff Trips 2024!

by Pine Cove

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Our full-time program team cherishes each day of summer intentionally serving alongside the college summer staff… so much so that each year they make the effort to all reconnect on a mid-winter staff trip! This is a fruitful time to reminisce, look forward to the summer ahead, and as always, share lots of laughs! Our […]

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Introducing… The FlowRider!

by Colin Post

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If you kept up with camp last summer, you were sure to see some awesome photos of people surfing it up in… Central Texas? That’s right, folks! This year the Ridge introduced the FlowRider, and campers loved it. To get the inside scoop, we sat down with Colin “Sneaky Pete” Post, the Ridge Men’s Director, […]

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Staff Favorites: Fitness Accessories

by Pine Cove

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‘Tis the season to accomplish some goals! January is in full swing, so we asked our staff what their favorite fitness accessories are to help keep them on track. Add some of these to your cart or to your phone’s home screen and make this year a strong one!  I am LOVING my Bala Bangles […]

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Staff Profile: Marshall “Swole City” Wallace

by Karissa Pitaniello

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Get to know the director of Crier Creek as he lets us in on what it’s like to be a non-Aggie living in Aggieland, tells us about what the Lord is teaching him, and shares some seriously hilarious camp stories (swamps, falling on skates, and blind dates involved)!  Tell us about yourself! Born and raised […]

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Pine Cove Origins: Birthday Rap

by Karissa Pitaniello

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We take birthdays pretty seriously here! If you’re at camp on your birthday, you always need to keep an eye out for skit characters and alternate dimensions! The Birthday Rap is a beloved and crazy fun tradition that causes some campers to even plan their week of camp around their birthday so they can get […]

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Winterfest Recap 2023

by Pine Cove

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Oh what fun it was this year at WINTERFEST! Bad guys were pied, gingerbread houses were crafted, and God was glorified! Get a glimpse below of what it was like to spend the most wonderful time of the year at the most wonderful place on earth. Next up? Summer camp 2024!   View this post […]

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Staff Favorites: Christmas Albums

by Pine Cove

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We’ve gathered ‘round our staff’s favorite Christmas albums so that you can sing along while rockin’ around the Christmas tree! Read below to see what the results are, or listen to a Spotify playlist of all of them here!  “‘Jackson 5 Christmas Album’ from 1970 has zero skips. It’s a classic!” – Dexter “Pikapoo!” Carter, […]

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Staff Profile: Stacy “Cha-Ching” Colvin

by Karissa Pitaniello

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Meet Stacy, a Louisiana native with a heart as warm as her Southern roots. Born and raised in the charming town of Ruston, she’s a hometown enthusiast with a deep love for family and a passion for creating lasting connections. As you dive into Stacy’s story, you’ll discover not only her knack for turning test […]

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2023 Christmas Camp Names!

by Karissa Pitaniello

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Some of our staffers must be extra excited for Christmas… because their names are all about the holiday season! Check out this holly-arious list of names as you enjoy the most wonderful time of the year. Sing it if you know it! All I Want 4 Rizzmas is Fruit My all time favorite scent is […]

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2023 Pine Cove Gift Guide

by Pine Cove

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It’s time for the sixth annual Pine Cove Gift Guide! Our team of gift gurus have been searching the market, sifting through trends, and uncovering hidden gems to ensure that this year’s guide is filled with treasures that will leave your loved ones beaming brighter than holiday lights. Whether you’re on the hunt for the […]

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