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Category: Prep for Camp


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

by Pine CovePosted Jun 11, 2021

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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 if any occupants of the car have had fevers or exhibited other Covid-19 symptoms in the last few days.  Families can enter cabins one at at time […]

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Your In-Depth Guide to Medication at Overnight Youth Camp

by Pine CovePosted May 19, 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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Pine Cove’s In-Depth Guide to Closing Celebration and Pre-Registration at Youth Camp

by Pine CovePosted May 19, 2021

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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. No express pick up this year. Plan on parking and getting directed to the cabin […]

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

by Jesse GarnerPosted May 19, 2021

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Updates for Summer 2021 Because of increased time spent disinfecting, we will not be sorting and delivering camper mail. All camper mail must be put in a camper’s trunk at the start of the week. See our opening day guide for current drop-off procedures.  Curious what we’re doing to keep campers and staff healthy? We’ve […]

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

by Jesse GarnerPosted May 19, 2021

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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 packages must be packed into the camper’s trunk before arrival Digital mail through the CampLife app is still available on Tuesday and Thursday Any items sent via USPS, UPS, or FedEx must sit for […]

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Your In-Depth Guide to Medication at Day Camp

by Pine CovePosted May 19, 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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Pine Cove’s In-Depth Guide to Packing For Overnight Youth Camp

by Jesse GarnerPosted May 19, 2021

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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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The Skinny on Overnight Youth Camp Theme Nights

by Jesse GarnerPosted May 19, 2021

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

by Jesse GarnerPosted May 19, 2021

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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. Skip the line, shop online! Because of our restrictions on camper mail and packages this summer, we’re offering camp […]

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Let’s Get You To Camp – Day Camp Edition

by Jesse GarnerPosted May 19, 2021

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Updates for Summer 2021 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, campers will be […]

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