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Category: Prep for Camp


Campers, Counselors, and Friend Groups at Pine Cove

by Valerie MorbyPosted Sep 22, 2020

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Coming to camp for the first time can be full of questions for kids (and their parents!). What kind of food will I eat? Really, really good, food with lots of options. Will the cabin I’m sleeping in be air conditioned? Oh, absolutely. Will I make any friends? Again: ABSOLUTELY. When kids come to camp, […]

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6 Things To Know About Theme Nights

by Valerie MorbyPosted Sep 11, 2020

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One of our favorite parts of camp: theme nights! Each night at camp, everyone gathers to play a fun game, go on a scavenger hunt, or dance the night away. It usually involves costumes, and it ALWAYS involves fun! Check out the top six things you need to know about Pine Cove theme nights. 1. […]

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Your In-Depth Guide to Medication at Day Camp

by Pine CovePosted Jun 11, 2020

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Updates for Summer 2020 We’ve created this post for summer 2020. Enjoy! Safety at Pine Cove is a big deal. Especially medical safety. We put a lot of time and energy into training our camp staff and medical staff to provide the highest level of care possible when it comes to storing, giving out, and […]

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Your In-Depth Guide to Dominating Drop Off at Overnight Youth Camp

by Jesse GarnerPosted May 12, 2020

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Updates for Summer 2020 We are evaluating and updating our opening day drop off procedures weekly to protect the health of campers, staff, and parents and to stay in line with the latest CDC and governmental guidelines. We’ll summarize our updates here and expand on them in the post as we have them. Prefer to […]

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What Every Parent Needs to Know About Care Packages and Camper Mail

by Jesse GarnerPosted May 12, 2020

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Updates for Summer 2020 Due to increased disinfecting practices, we cannot sort and deliver camper mail this year. This post has been updated with additional information, but here are the highlights: All camper mail must be packed into the camper’s trunk before arrival, including packages Digital mail through the CampLife app is still available on […]

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Let’s Get You To Camp – Overnight Youth Camp Edition

by Jesse GarnerPosted May 12, 2020

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Updates for Summer 2020 We are evaluating our procedures to protect the health of campers, staff, and parents and to stay in line with the latest CDC and governmental guidelines. We’ll summarize our updates here and expand on them in the post as we have them. To help campers stay physically distant in 2020, campers […]

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Let’s Get You To Winterfest

by Jesse GarnerPosted Nov 5, 2019

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Updated for 2020 We have evaluated our procedures to protect the health of campers, staff, and parents and to stay in line with the latest CDC and governmental guidelines. Updates from prior Winterfests are summarized before and we’ll add to them as changes occur. To help campers stay physically distant in 2020, campers will be […]

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Pine Cove’s In-Depth Guide to Closing Celebration and Pre-Registration at Youth Camp

by Mikayla CervantesPosted May 14, 2019

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Updates for Summer 2020 We are evaluating our procedures to protect the health of campers, staff, and parents and to stay in line with the latest CDC and governmental guidelines. We’ll summarize our updates here and expand on them in the post as we have them. Closing times are different! See below for closing times […]

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Your In-Depth Guide to Medication at Overnight Youth Camp

by Pine CovePosted May 8, 2018

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Updates for Summer 2020 We’ve reviewed this post in light of other camp adjustments we’ve made for summer 2020 and all this content is still accurate. Safety at Pine Cove is a big deal. Especially medical safety. We put a lot of time and energy into training our camp staff and medical staff to provide […]

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Camp in the City Bible Study Preview

by Chelsea ConnorPosted Apr 26, 2018

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Our Camp in the City staff love to talk about how their summer is one big road trip, where they get to travel all around the country, put on a week of camp, and then pack up and do it all over again. It’s a blast! So when they were coming up with the daily […]

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