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Category: Staff Profile

Staff Profile: Lorissa Dollar

by Jenny SowersPosted Jan 13, 2022


Lorissa “PG” Dollar has worked at various Pine Cove camps, which should equip her well as she embarks on the journey of opening Pine Cove’s newest camp location: the Springs. Lorissa is a barrel of laughs and laughed through almost every answer in this interview.  We know you’ll love getting to know and laughing with […]

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Staff Spotlight: JD “Rambus” Moore

by Jenny SowersPosted Nov 9, 2021

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New Central Texas Program Staff – 2021

by Jessica AnthonyPosted Nov 3, 2021

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It is our great pleasure to introduce you to the newest additions to our Pine Cove Central Texas program staff! We are excited for you to meet them so let’s jump right in!  Sam “Cool Cool Cool, Tight Tight Tight, Beans” Malouf: Sam “Cool Cool Cool, Tight Tight Tight, Beans” Malouf is the Site Director […]

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New East Texas Program Staff – Fall 2021

by Jessica AnthonyPosted Oct 20, 2021


Welcome to the second installment of our seriously fun new program staff introductions! This week we are highlighting the staff from the East Texas region’s Woods, Ranch, City, and Timbers camps. Read how they were introduced to Pine Cove, how they got their crazy camp names (and what they actually go by), and what they […]

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New Southeast Program Staff 2021

by Jessica AnthonyPosted Oct 14, 2021


We have so many new faces this fall, we wanted to introduce them to you by each region! First up, we have staff from the Southeast region’s Chimney Point and the Springs. Learn how they got their camp names, some fun facts about them, and what they are most excited about for their new role! […]

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Staff Profile: Jeff Olchesky

by Jenny SowersPosted Sep 29, 2021


Jeff “Rawhide” Olchesky currently serves as the Vice President of Operations in East Texas, where he lives with his wife and five children.  He has held many positions at Pine Cove and seen a lot of change and growth in his near 20 summers at camp, but still recalls the deep heart work that took […]

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Staff Profile: Caleb “Wheelin’ N Dealin’” Carter

by Jessica AnthonyPosted Sep 15, 2021

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While Caleb “Wheelin’ N Dealin’” Carter is not new to Pine Cove, he is, officially, the newest addition to our Southeast region as the director of the Pine Cove Springs! He has faithfully served as the Ranch camp director since 2019, and we are excited for what he will bring to our newest youth camp! […]

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Staff Profile: Chris “Broflex” Boddy

by Jenny SowersPosted Aug 10, 2021

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I got to work for Chris Boddy for five years at the Woods. My spiritual life, heart for service, and leadership style are forever changed and enriched by serving under his leadership. Chris has such a way about him to challenge those around him, while also continually breaking down walls through his sense of humor […]

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Staff Profile: Valerie “Ouch Potato” Morby

by Jesse GarnerPosted Jun 9, 2021


Valerie “Ouch Potato” Morby is just straight up fun. You probably don’t know it, but you’ve been reading her writing for years on our Pine Cove social media channels, websites, and emails. She’s a celebrator, has the best party decorations, surprises her team with doughnuts, and has been around Pine Cove since 2008 in marketing, […]

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Staff Profile: Pat “Michaelangelo” Preston

by Anna BirchPosted Apr 19, 2021

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Pat “Michaelangelo” Preston is currently serving as Southeast Senior Director of Ministries and Camp Director of Chimney Point, but he has held quite a few other titles in his time at Pine Cove!  As a father of five and former youth camp director, Pat has lots of experience ministering to kids and college students, and […]

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