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Category: Prep for Camp


Staff Favorites: Packing Hacks

by Jessica Anthony

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While it might be a little too early to actually start packing for camp, we thought it would be fun to share some of our staff’s favorite packing hacks. While some of these tips are camp-specific (hello, theme nights!), most of these can be used for every packing scenario. “Our favorite trunk is only $30, […]

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Pine Cove’s Guide to Pick-Up at the Springs

by Pine Cove

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We hope you had a great week! We are excited to see you back for pick-up. We know you will be looking forward to seeing your camper and hearing about their experience. Picking Up On Property Arrive between 9 am – 9:45 am Saturday and we’ll load up your luggage into your care before we […]

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Your In-Depth Guide to Medication at Overnight Youth Camp

by Pine Cove

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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 overseeing medication. Meds, understandably, bring with them a number of questions. We’ve […]

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Pine Cove’s In-Depth Guide to Camper Pickup and Pre-Registration at Youth Camp

by Pine Cove

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Updates for Summer 2022 Looking for info on Springs closings? Click here. All Central Texas camp closings are at the same time: 9:00-10:30am We are continuing our contactless automatic pre-registration in order to save your camper’s spot for the following year. Details will be sent to your email. We hope you had a great week! […]

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

by Jesse Garner

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Updates for Summer 2022 We are continually evaluating the latest state and church recommendations for our procedures to protect the health of campers, staff, and parents. Any major updates for 2022 will be summarized below. See our opening day guide for current drop-off procedures.  The CampLife app may require you to log in, even if […]

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

by Jesse Garner

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Like nap schedules, discipline, school choices, or pretty much anything in the parenting world, care packages are a topic that generate a diversity of opinions. Some parents fall into the “I already spend a lot of money on camp why in the world would I send you anything else” side of things. Others are in […]

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

by Pine Cove

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Updates for Summer 2022 We are continually evaluating the latest state and church recommendations for our procedures to protect the health of campers, staff, and parents. Any major updates for 2022 will be summarized below. The CampLife app got a fresh coat of paint and will require you to log in, even if you’ve already […]

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Your In-Depth Guide to Medication at Day Camp

by Pine Cove

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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 overseeing medication. Meds, understandably, bring with them a number of questions. We’ve […]

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Pine Cove’s In-Depth Guide to Packing For Overnight Youth Camp

by Jesse Garner

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Alright, parents. We know that packing can be difficult. Should you send your camper with the blue tennis shoes or the red ones? What should you avoid packing? Are eight shirts enough? Too much? These are just a few of the questions that are likely running through your mind. That’s why we’ve made you a […]

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Everything You Need to Know About the Camp Store at Youth Camp

by Jesse Garner

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The camp store is a pretty cool place, both literally (tons of AC!) and figuratively (so much neat stuff!). We regularly get questions about the camp store, so here’s the one-stop-shop for all your information needs. Send a Bunkbox We offer online ordering from the camp store delivered straight to your camper’s bunk! Use the […]

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