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Motherhood is Worth It

by Kelcie Huffstickler


Recently during my quiet time with the Lord, I was having a bona fide pity party. Please tell me you’ve been there? I was telling God all the ways my life was hard and how exhausted I was from dealing with it. I told Him that keeping a marriage intact felt like more work than […]

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Skit Character Take Over – Podcast Season 2, Episode 8

by Pine Cove

Season 2, Episode 8

King a la Carte is back to make amends with Pine Cove after last year’s unfortunate takeover. Well… things don’t go quite as smoothly as he planned when his greatest nemesis Combo shows up at the studio—and we need your help to settle the score! Not subscribed yet? That’s a bummer. Fix that by subscribing […]

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That’s Right, Right? – Podcast Season 2, Episode 7


Even when no one is there to see, “Doing the right thing is always the right thing!” This is another important lesson from working at camp, and it impacts everyone’s lives. You guys have been great listeners, and we’ve got a new segment for you: PC Q&A! We want to answer ALL your questions. Listen […]

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New 2021 Full-Time Camp Staff

by Miranda Lehman


Summer is right around the corner, so it’s time to introduce you to our new full-time staff members! Most of these staffers are new to the full-time Pine Cove team, but you may see some familiar faces in new roles below! Read more about what roles they’re stepping into and what they’re excited for this […]

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Early in the Morning – Podcast Season 2, Episode 6

by Pine Cove

Season 2, Episode 6

Waking up early isn’t easy, but our wranglers are committed to rising in the mornings. We learn in this episode that caring for horses in our Global Horsemanship program is about so much more than cleaning stables, brushing horses, and helping riders. Lessons of empathy, humility, connection, and our dependence on God are all met […]

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Prepare Your Heart – Podcast Season 2, Episode 5

by Pine Cove

Season 2, Episode 5

We value being others-focused, and our phrase “Prepare Your Heart” is a great example of how we honor one another in moments of conflict, concern, and communication. This episode is all about honoring one another, how God prepares us for purpose even if it doesn’t feel like something good may happen. Plus, we’ve got some […]

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5 Things I’ve Learned While Working At Pine Cove

by Hamilton Bromhead


Psalm 77:11-13 “I will remember the deeds of the Lord; yes, I will remember Your wonders of old. I will ponder all Your work, and meditate on Your mighty deeds. Your way, O God, is holy.What god is great like our God?” When I think about this verse, one of the first things that comes […]

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Getting the Scoop on Your Child’s Camp Experience


You dropped your child off at Pine Cove, and now you’re counting down the seconds until you get to see that smiling face again! You’ve seen the pictures of the fun your camper had, but now you can’t wait to hear all about it. Whether it’s on the drive home or in the weeks to […]

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You Get Camp and You Get Camp and You Get Camp – Podcast Season 2, Episode 4

by Pine Cove

Season 2, Episode 4

We sit down with Pine Cove’s former president and CEO, who was instrumental in the founding of our scholarship fund, to learn all about how scholarships help make it possible for so many kids to be able to come to camp! Plus our Game Master is back with a seriously fun camp name game, and […]

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Staff Profile: Pat “Michaelangelo” Preston

by Anna Birch

Pat Preson

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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