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New Pine Cove Gear 2020

by Anna BirchPosted Apr 29, 2020

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You know that feeling of entering the camp store and trying to decide which t-shirt to buy along with your Dibs and Dr. Pepper? Yep, it’s a pretty fun feeling. Well, you can still experience that as you grab some new gear while sitting on your couch!  We love seeing campers and staff all over […]

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Bad Guys Take Over the Podcast – Podcast Season 1, Episode 7

by Jesse GarnerPosted Apr 28, 2020

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Things get a little strange today on the podcast. We didn’t think it could happen to us, but the bad guys of Evil Inc. showed up, and well… Not subscribed yet? That’s a bummer. Fix that by subscribing on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, or search for us in your favorite podcast player. Episode Sponsors […]

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Encouragement Wednesday – Podcast Season 1, Episode 6

by Jesse GarnerPosted Apr 24, 2020

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We don’t just encourage on Wednesday, we actually encourage every day, all the time! And that’s what this whole episode is about. How to encourage, how to be encouraged, and we hope that it encourages YOU! Not subscribed yet? That’s a bummer. Fix that by subscribing on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, or search for […]

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Never Alone: Family Devo Week 4

by Chris SherrodPosted Apr 22, 2020

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This Week’s Verse: “Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever.” Read through this week’s verse together, noting that David is back to talking about his Shepherd.   Ask: What have you learned about God’s care as your Shepherd this […]

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Summer is Short

by Tracey EysterPosted Apr 22, 2020

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Have you ever looked over at your kid and thought, “Hey, you are growing up! Where has the time gone?” I think we all do—if not, you may not be paying attention!  I have heard it said, “The days are long, but the years are short,” and while that sounds “off” when you stop and […]

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Bump the Lamp – Podcast Season 1, Episode 5

by Jesse GarnerPosted Apr 21, 2020

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In this episode, we are gonna take it to the next level as we learn why we “Bump the Lamp” at Pine Cove.

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How To Run Camp Like a Pine Cove Program Director

by Caroline ReyesPosted Apr 20, 2020

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I’m sure you are thinking to yourself, “Self, what is a program director?” At Pine Cove, each camp has a program director who leads our entire summer staff in every aspect of camp. All the fun aspects of a camp schedule (skits, theme nights, activity classes, and more) usually start with a program director’s ideas […]

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Classic Pine Cove Snacks

by Caroline ReyesPosted Apr 20, 2020


At camp, we’ve been serving up Bible study snacks for a long time. You could say we’ve almost perfected the art. Here are some recipes for some yummy snacks you could make to satisfy your sweet (or salty) tooth! Oreo Rice Krispie Treats Who doesn’t love a homemade Rice Krispie treat? This recipe has Oreos, […]

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Activity Classes You Can Do at Home

by Caroline ReyesPosted Apr 20, 2020

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We’ve compiled a list of our favorite camp games and activities that need little to NO supplies! Some have written instructions, some have video instructions, and some have both. At camp, we always open our activity classes in prayer. Before each class, you can pray for safety, fun and for God to reveal something about […]

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Awesome Theme Nights You Can Do at Home

by Caroline ReyesPosted Apr 20, 2020

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You CAN do theme nights at home! Your backyard can become a football field, your house can turn into an obstacle course, and your living room can become a dance floor! Read below for some super fun at home theme night ideas—complete with costumes! The Great Adventure Cue that Stephen Curtis Chapman classic. Have a […]

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