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Important 2021 Registration Dates

by Valerie MorbyPosted Jul 20, 2021

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An article about dates might not be high on your list of things to read. But just hold on! Because for one thing, these dates have to do with CAMP. For another thing, we found a way to talk about peach pie. Plus it all ends with a funny video, so what are you waiting […]

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Celebrating the First Half of Summer 2021

by Pine CovePosted Jul 16, 2021

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Even though it feels like we’ve only just begun, we’re now more than halfway through the summer! Join us as we look back on the first half and all the Christ-centered and others-focused serious fun we’ve had at camp.

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New Activities for Summer 2021

by Valerie MorbyPosted Jul 7, 2021

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As if exciting activities like zip lines, boats, and blobs weren’t enough, all of our camps are constantly adding new activities! What better way to keep days fresh, full, and fun than by offering a puppy class or a giant inflatable slide? Jump in on the action as we take you on a tour through […]

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More New Pine Cove Gear 2021

by Valerie MorbyPosted Jun 29, 2021

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If you haven’t had a chance to check out our camp store yet this summer, you’re in luck! We’ve rounded up more of our favorite new Pine Cove merch that we know you’re going to love. From neon pens to tie dye tees, we’ve got plenty of serious fun coming your way, so grab a […]

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Amplifying the Message of God’s Love

by Mattie StewartPosted Jun 22, 2021

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“He was just 100% totally different. And he was astonished by that. He has discovered confidence in who he was by trusting the Lord and allowing Him to take his burdens.” Hudson appeared confident in his faith as he began his two-week Amplify session at the Timbers. Soon, however, his counselor Nick “Baron Von Stuby” […]

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Keeping Boat Driver Traditions Afloat

by Jenny LayPosted Jun 22, 2021

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Even in Pine Cove’s earliest years, lakes served as a hub of activity. Sun-soaked, water-logged, laughter-filled memories have been made for more than 50 years — from the small lake at Pine Cove’s original camp in the late sixties to, in more recent years, Lake Hartwell at Chimney Point in Pine Cove’s Southeast region… and […]

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An Open Door

by Jenny SowersPosted Jun 15, 2021

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“It truly is my dream job and I was able to get this position way ahead of the game. It was the complete opening of a door that didn’t make sense,” Kayla shares as she reflects on her experience of getting hired as a practicum student at the HOPE Child and Family Center of Texas. […]

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Pine Cove City: On the Road Again!

by Valerie MorbyPosted Jun 15, 2021

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After a summer 2020 hiatus, Pine Cove City is BACK! Summer’s only just begun, but we’ve already taken day camp to over 25 different churches! The Lord is clearly at work, and we’ve heard many incredible stories from our teams on the road. We’ve already been so blessed by our campers and church partners. Check […]

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

by Pine CovePosted Jun 11, 2021

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Updates for Summer 2021 Prefer to stay in your car? We have an express drop-off option for you upon arrival.  The driver of each car will be asked if any occupants of the car have had fevers or exhibited other Covid-19 symptoms in the last few days.  Families can enter cabins one at at time […]

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Staff Profile: Valerie “Ouch Potato” Morby

by Jesse GarnerPosted Jun 9, 2021

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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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