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Category: Prep for Camp


2023 Camp Prayer Calendar!

by Karissa Pitaniello

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“Cast all your anxiety on Him, because He cares for you.” 1 Peter 5:7  As camp quickly approaches, we want to be as prayerful as we are excited! Join us in praying daily for campers, staffers, families, etc. as we prepare for the most wonderful time of the year! Give each link a click to […]

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2023 Bible Study Preview

by Pine Cove

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We are FIRED UP about having some serious fun this summer at Pine Cove! But more than anything, we are eager to learn more about the Lord together through His Word! Some of the best memories at camp are made in small circles: cabin mates sitting together digging into their Bibles. Here is a preview […]

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Family Camp Open Registration 2023

by Pine Cove

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We love family camp at Pine Cove! Open registration for summer 2023 is Thursday, August 25, 2022. You need to call us at 877-474-6326 starting at 8:30 am CT / 9:30am ET to get registered or on a waitlist. Here are a few important things to know about open registration: 1. Summer 2023 Spots Are […]

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

by Jesse Garner

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Everything in One Place You can find all your pre-camp information in one handy-dandy place right here! 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 […]

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

by Pine Cove

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Everything in One Place You can find all your pre-camp information in one handy-dandy place right here! Updates for All Youth Camps – Summer 2024 We are encouraging everyone only send the amount of prescription medication needed for their session. So if your camper needs a daily prescription med and is there for a 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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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 2024 We’ve added grade-based send-offs, or closing celebrations, at almost every camp! See below for details on whether your camp has an all-camper closing celebration, or qualifies for a grade-based send-off. We are continuing our contactless automatic pre-registration in order to save your camper’s spot for the following year. Details are sent […]

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Your In-Depth Guide to Medication at Overnight Youth Camp

by Pine Cove

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Everything in One Place You can find all your pre-camp information in one handy-dandy place right here! Updates for 2024 We are continually evaluating the latest state recommendations for our procedures to protect the health of campers, staff, and parents. Major updates are summarized below. For any medication you bring (see guidelines below), please only […]

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