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Category: Prep for Camp


The In-Depth Guide to Cabin Mate Requests at Overnight Youth Camp

by Jesse GarnerPosted Apr 17, 2018

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What’s just as fun as coming to overnight youth camp? Coming to camp with a friend! Sometimes the easiest way to convince a camper who might be a little hesitant to come by themselves is to make sure they are in the same cabin as someone they already know. Understand the why already and just […]

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The In-Depth Guide to Friend Groups at Day Camp

by Jesse GarnerPosted Apr 17, 2018

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What’s just as fun as coming to Camp in the City? Coming with a friend! Sometimes the easiest way to convince a camper who might be a little hesitant to come by themselves is to make sure they are in the same friend group as someone they already know. Understand the why already and just […]

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Let’s Get You To Camp – Family Camp Edition

by Jesse GarnerPosted Apr 12, 2018

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Camp is just around the corner, and we’re here to help! Here’s everything you need to know to make sure your camper is totally ready for their week at Pine Cove (and you are too!). Let’s do this! Packing & Theme Nights We’ve made the list – now you can check it twice. Look over […]

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

by Jesse GarnerPosted Apr 12, 2018

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Camp is just around the corner, and we’re here to help! Here’s everything you need to know to make sure your camper is totally ready for their week at Pine Cove (and you are too!). Let’s do this! Packing & Theme Nights We’ve made the list – now you can check it twice. Look over […]

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Let’s Get You To Camp – Day Camp Edition

by Jesse GarnerPosted Apr 12, 2018

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Day camp is just around the corner, and we’re here to help! Here’s everything you need to know to make sure your camper is totally ready for their week at Pine Cove’s Camp in the City (and you are too!). Let’s do this! What to Bring We’ve made the list – now you can check […]

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

by Jesse GarnerPosted Apr 11, 2018

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Dropping off your camper (what we call “opening day”) at overnight youth camp can be a little overwhelming, especially for first-time parents. There’s the mixed emotions about dropping off your camper, plus all the work of getting packed and loaded up, and then that sneaking feeling like you forgot to do something important. We’ve got […]

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

by Jesse GarnerPosted Apr 11, 2018

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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. Why do you even have a camp store? First, we want you to know that the camp store does […]

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The Skinny on Overnight Youth Camp Theme Nights

by Jesse GarnerPosted Apr 11, 2018

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At Pine Cove we are all about being seriously fun. Themed dinners and events (theme nights) are just one of the many ways that we have fun at camp. When else do you get to pretend to be a superhero and run around playing a superhero game? Or cheer for your made-up country for the […]

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

by Jesse GarnerPosted Mar 29, 2018

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Alright, moms. 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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What Every Parent Needs to Know About Care Packages and Camper Mail

by Jesse GarnerPosted Mar 27, 2018

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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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