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A Journey Through Italy

by Anna BirchPosted Sep 25, 2019

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What happens when you gather a group of Pine Cove people and take them through a European country full of Biblical history? An amazing journey full of digging into God’s Word, learning the culture, and who knows, maybe even a few camp cheers! (Cinque? Let’s count ’em!) This coming spring, Pine Cove is partnering with […]

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Planting for the Future

by Anna BirchPosted Sep 18, 2019

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Our Central Texas region has been seeing a LOT of growth lately with the opening of the Ridge and many other renovations—all intended to bless thousands of campers for many years to come. As of this summer, there will now be some growth of a more leafy kind. That’s right, we’re talking about trees! Through […]

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Top 10 Schools

by Anna BirchPosted Sep 11, 2019

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Our summer staff knows that being unified is a big deal. During orientation, everyone learns various schools’ cheers as a reminder that we’re all on the same team. That being said, we do LOVE a good competition, and when the annual list of top ten staff schools comes out… well, let’s just say we get […]

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My Heart Was Set On Fire For Christ

by Jesse GarnerPosted Sep 10, 2019

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After Joshua finished his final summer at the Shores, he was inspired to write a letter to us about his experiences! We loved it so much we wanted to share it with you in video form. Want to read Joshua’s letter instead? Check it out below! Dear Pine Cove, I started coming to Pine Cove […]

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Towers Construction Update

by Anna BirchPosted Sep 10, 2019

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Big things are happening at the Towers! We’re so excited to announce that there will be a LOT of remodeling happening in the next couple of years at our East Texas elementary camp. The project will take place in three different phases, with total completion anticipated by summer 2022.  Here is a preview of what […]

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Staff Stories of Impact

by Anna BirchPosted Sep 4, 2019

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We. Love. Our. Staff! God uses them every summer to help transform the lives of thousands of campers each year. It also pumps us up to hear how, in the process of pouring out their lives at camp, they are impacted as well!  For countless college staff, their experience over the summer is life-changing. They […]

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Celebrating the Life of Bill “Red Baron” McKenzie

by Pine CovePosted Aug 29, 2019

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“I didn’t have any special ability—only my availability. I didn’t know any better than to believe God. I remember praying, ‘Lord, I give You my life today. I will go where You want me to go. I will do what You want me to do. I will say what You want me to say.’” —Bill […]

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Remembering Our Founder Bill McKenzie

by Pine CovePosted Aug 27, 2019

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Bill “Red Baron” McKenzie 1930-2019 “Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us.” –Ephesians 3:20 It is with great sadness that Pine Cove shares today that its founder, William T. (Bill) McKenzie went to be with the […]

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Tips for Surviving the School Year

by Valerie MorbyPosted Aug 20, 2019

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Let’s be honest: unless you’re Maria Von Trapp, parenting children during the school year can be rough. You start out with the best intentions, but before long you’re living on a prayer and sending marshmallows and mustard packets for your kids’ lunches. You’ll find no judgement here, Mom and Dad! Instead, we want to come […]

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Important Registration Dates

by Valerie MorbyPosted Aug 14, 2019

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You can’t spell “registration” without “gist,” so here’s the gist: there are a LOT of important dates coming up in the world of Pine Cove registration! Check them all out below. Start Switching Sessions: August 21  Did you already pre-register for a 2020 camp session? Fantastic! Want to swap to a different session instead? Let’s […]

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