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Category: Prep for Camp


Let’s Get You To Winterfest

by Jesse GarnerPosted Nov 5, 2019

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We can hear the Christmas carols in the distance and staff are starting to string up lights and put up decorations – Winterfest is almost here! Here’s everything you need to know to make sure your camper is totally ready for Winterfest weekend at Pine Cove (and you are too!). Drop off / Directions Drop […]

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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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We hope you had a great week and we are excited to see you back for Closing Celebration tomorrow! Upon arrival, we know you will be looking forward to seeing your camper and hearing about their experience. Amidst the excitement, you may have a few questions throughout the pick-up process. Where do I go when […]

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Your In-Depth Guide to Medication at Overnight Youth Camp

by Pine CovePosted May 8, 2018

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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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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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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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