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Category: Summer Staff

2022 Winter Staff Trips

by Jessica AnthonyPosted Jan 26, 2022


One thing we hope you’ll never tire of hearing is that here at Pine Cove, “our staff is our program!” Our relational recruiting model has changed not only the way we look for and hire those staffers, but also how we interact with them the other forty weeks of the year.  One of those ways […]

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Auburn Tailgate

by Libby PittmanPosted Oct 20, 2021


And that’s a wrap on tailgate season! Last weekend we had staffers from Georgia, UT Knoxville, ETSU, Clemson, Samford, Ole Miss, USC, and more come out to Auburn for the fun! Staffers enjoyed local barbeque, free t-shirts (who doesn’t love a free t-shirt?), and, of course, fellowship with one another! We’re so sad that 2021 […]

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Texas A&M Tailgate

by Libby PittmanPosted Oct 6, 2021


Another weekend, another tailgate! This last weekend our summer staff met up at A&M to reminisce about the summer, catch up on this semester, and dream about next summer. Take a look at our camp teams that gathered together, and see if you can spot as many cowboy hats as we did (scroll to the […]

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Baylor University Tailgate

by Libby PittmanPosted Sep 29, 2021


Our staff had a blast last weekend in Waco at our Baylor Tailgate! Every fall our summer staff reunite at a few of our largest staff-represented universities. One down, two to go! Don’t miss the tailgate at A&M on October 2nd and Auburn on October 9th! Until then, check out a few photos below from our tailgate […]

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Recruiting Training and Orientation

by Valerie MorbyPosted Sep 15, 2021

staff praying

“Welcome to Summer 2022!” Although those words were spoken only a few weeks ago, they are, believe it or not, all too accurate. Our full-time camp teams are embarking on one of the first major steps needed to climb the mountain of preparation for next summer: recruiting and hiring more than 2,000 summer staffers! Earlier […]

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Top 10 Schools 2021

by Jessica AnthonyPosted Sep 8, 2021

Top 10 2020

We have a saying here at Pine Cove: “Our staff is our program.” We could not do what we do without them! Each year we are continually blown away by the caliber of college staff God brings to us, and this summer was no exception. We’ve found the most effective way to meet new staff […]

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Relational Recruiting

by Anna BirchPosted Nov 11, 2020

summer staff circle

Have you ever wondered what our full-time camp teams do during the other nine months of the year? Much of it is spent preparing for the next summer, pouring into current college staff, and recruiting new staff. Since recruiting makes up a substantial part of the year, it begs the question: HOW do we find […]

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Summer Recap 2020

by Kristen MurphyPosted Aug 13, 2020


It’s no secret that this summer didn’t look anything like we expected it would! But of course—God was still at work. Join our Chief Ministry Officer Craig “Dutch” Langemeier as he recaps and reflects on summer 2020, thanks you for your support, and shares a story of just one of the many lives transformed by […]

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Summer Staff Giving

by Anna BirchPosted Jul 15, 2020

girl staffers thumbs up

Every summer, we offer our summer staff the opportunity to give back part (or all!) of their paychecks to help get campers to camp. The money they give goes straight to Project 319, which helps with scholarships for kids and families who need some help offsetting the cost of camp. God clearly softened hearts and […]

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2019 Tailgates Recap

by Anna BirchPosted Oct 30, 2019

Camp in the City Team I at tailgate

It’s an annual tradition that never fails to draw a crowd. Every fall, Pine Cove hosts tailgates at some of our largest staff-represented universities! Each tailgate weekend is an opportunity for current staff to connect with friends at different schools, hang out around campus, and bring friends who are interested in applying for summer 2020. […]

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