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How To Plan A Retreat

by Valerie MorbyPosted Sep 10, 2018

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Planning a retreat for your group can be a big challenge. Whether you’re organizing an event for your church, school, office, or any other type of group, there are a lot of questions to keep in mind! And many of those questions should be posed to the retreat facility you’re considering using. Here are a […]

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Fun(ny) Consequences

by Chelsea ConnorPosted Aug 29, 2018

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We do a lot of things to keep things seriously fun around Pine Cove, but one favorite among staff has been inspired by a little healthy competition. We’ve all played games where the winner gets a prize. But what about games where the loser has to do a consequence? That’s when things can really get […]

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Forge Testimonial

by Evan RobertsPosted Aug 21, 2018

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Recently, we got the chance to sit down with Tyler “The Beast” Tomasino, the work crew director at the Woods in 2018 and a Forge alumnus. As he ate his breakfast, Tyler told us about his experience with the Forge program this past year and how it has impacted his life. “I was expecting the […]

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Summer 2018: Staff Perspective

by Kristen MurphyPosted Aug 15, 2018

Last week we told you some fun facts and stats all about our campers. But this time, it’s the staffers’ turn! Check out how many people served at Pine Cove this summer, a few of our favorite camp names, and what our staff had to say about their time at camp!

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Upcoming Registration Dates

by Chelsea ConnorPosted Aug 10, 2018

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Believe it or not, we are already counting down the days till next summer, and we can’t wait! August is the time of year we start making big plans for 2019, and here’s the information you might want to know: Start Switching Weeks: August 22 It’s true, you can only pre-register for the week you […]

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Staff Favorites: Book Recommendations

by Chelsea ConnorPosted Aug 10, 2018

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It’s always fun to have a new book to read, right? We asked our full-time staff for their top reading recommendations, and they gave us a great list! Theology Gospel: Recovering the Power that Made Christianity Revolutionary by J.D. Greear – “This is one of my favorites because it speaks the truths of the gospel […]

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Summer 2018 Recap: Camper Edition

by Kristen MurphyPosted Aug 9, 2018

We can talk about what happened this summer for days on end, but instead of just writing about it, we thought we’d show you some of our favorite things from this summer, from a camper perspective!

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Celebrating Christmas—in July!

by Chelsea ConnorPosted Aug 1, 2018

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Things that don’t usually go together: Santa Claus and waterskiing. But this is camp! Christmas in July is one of our favorite traditions to celebrate. Campers who happen to be at camp on July 25th (this year it was during Week 9) get the special treat of celebrating Christmas for a whole day during one […]

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Walter the Wallaby

by Evan RobertsPosted Jul 24, 2018

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Pine Cove’s Outdoor Education program, called the Institute of Wilderness Studies (IWS) in Central Texas already has a great variety of reptiles and other critters to offer students during their time at camp. But recently a new creature has been added, and he hails from Down Under! His name is Walter, and he’s a 10-month-old […]

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Walk the Line

by Maggie CoffeyPosted Jul 24, 2018

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You’re standing there, terrified of what people will think of you if you cross the room to “walk the line.” “What would they say if they only knew?” Then you see your friends walk and you realize that you’re not alone, and you now have the courage to take the leap of faith. At the […]

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