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Category: Prep for Camp


Camp in the City Bible Study Preview

by Chelsea Connor

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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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A First-Time Camper Mom’s Experience

by Valerie Morby

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Editor’s Note: The following post was written by Michelle Tanzola, a mom who sent her daughter to Pine Cove Camp in the City for the first time last summer! Check out what the experience was like for her. I am not a “hoverer” when it comes to parenting. At least, I don’t like to think […]

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Packing For Family Camp

by Valerie Morby

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Everything in One Place You can find all your pre-camp information in one handy-dandy place right here! Editor’s Note: The following post was written by Olivia Engstrom, a longtime Pine Cove Bluffs family camper. She has some great tips on packing for camp that we think will be very helpful for anyone heading to family […]

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7 Secrets of Packing for Camp

by Valerie Morby

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Editor’s Note: The following post was written by Leann Strnadel, Pine Cove camper and counselor mom. She has some great tips on packing for camp that we think will be very helpful for anyone heading to camp this summer! There is always a lot of excitement when getting ready to attend Summer Camp! My two […]

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Why We Invite Friends to Camp

by Robbie Jones

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We have two kids in public school. One of the things I love about public school is that it gives our family a chance to interact with families who may not share our faith and way of life. Since I work at a ministry full time, meeting people outside the “Christian bubble” can take a […]

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Top Eight Questions We Get About Family Camp

by Lea Rittenhouse

Family Hugging at Camp

Family camp is the best kind of camp! But because it’s a little outside of what most people think of when they think of camp, we get a number of questions. Here’s a list of questions (and answers, because we’re nice) we commonly get. 1. What are the differences between the four family camps? The […]

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Important Camper Forms

by Lea Rittenhouse

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Here at Pine Cove, there are two things that are very important during the registration process. For starters, we want to make preparing for camp a smooth process, and second, we want to be as prepared as possible for your specific camper. To accomplish these priorities, we require that you complete three mandatory forms through […]

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