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Category: Prep for Camp


Your In-Depth Guide to Medication at Overnight Youth Camp

by Pine CovePosted Apr 17, 2021

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

by Pine CovePosted May 12, 2020

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Updates for Summer 2021 Prefer to stay in your car? We have an express drop-off option for you upon arrival.  The driver of each car will be asked to sign a waiver verifying that all occupants of the car have not had fevers or exhibited other Covid-19 symptoms in the last few days. Families can […]

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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 2021 Due to increased time spent disinfecting, we cannot sort and deliver camper mail this year. 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 Tuesday and Thursday Any items sent via USPS, UPS, or FedEx must […]

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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 2021 To help campers stay physically distant, campers will be part of a small group, called a cohort. A cohort consists of two or three “buddy cabins,” with whom campers will do all their indoor activities, including club, meals, and some theme nights. Because of increased time spent disinfecting, we will not […]

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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 Pine CovePosted May 14, 2019

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Updates for Summer 2021 Closing times are the same as 2020 but different from 2019! See below for closing times. No large group indoor gatherings for closing this summer, but instead smaller outdoor gatherings by cabin throughout the camp property. Continued from last summer! Contactless automatic pre-registration. Less to handle on property. Details will be […]

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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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