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New 2021 Camp Names We Love

by Valerie MorbyPosted Jun 1, 2021

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Summer 2021 started off with a bang when our summer staffers started showing up and showing OFF with some hilariously creative new camp names! We rounded up a few of the most standout, brand-new names hot off the presses. Take a look and try to decide which one’s your favorite—who knows, you could end up […]

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Staff Training Week Recap 2021

by Valerie MorbyPosted May 25, 2021

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We’re always excited to see our summer staffers return to camp—but especially this year! Suddenly camp is full again, people are getting named, new staffers are learning cheers, and everyone’s doing their best to stay dry (thank you, Spring rainstorms!). But the main reason they’re here? To get trained! Our first group of staffers to […]

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A Pine Cove Homecoming

by Katelyn SullinsPosted May 25, 2021

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Homecoming in Texas is no joke. We bring out the Texas-sized mums, roll out the bands, decorate the halls, and all gather around with excitement for those Friday night lights. You know the feeling (or can remember it with some nostalgia). The people you know and love all in one place, the eager anticipation, the […]

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Your In-Depth Guide to Medication at Day Camp

by Pine CovePosted May 19, 2021

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Safety at Pine Cove is a big deal. Especially medical safety. We put a lot of time and energy into training our camp staff and medical staff to provide the highest level of care possible when it comes to storing, giving out, and overseeing medication. Meds, understandably, bring with them a number of questions. We’ve […]

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Let’s Get You To Camp – Overnight Youth Camp Edition

by Jesse GarnerPosted May 19, 2021

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Updates for Summer 2021 Because of increased time spent disinfecting, we will not be sorting and delivering camper mail. All camper mail must be put in a camper’s trunk at the start of the week. See our opening day guide for current drop-off procedures.  Curious what we’re doing to keep campers and staff healthy? We’ve […]

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Pine Cove’s In-Depth Guide to Closing Celebration and Pre-Registration at Youth Camp

by Pine CovePosted May 19, 2021

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Updates for Summer 2021 Closing times are the same as 2020 but different from 2019! See below for closing times. No large group indoor gatherings for closing this summer, but instead smaller outdoor gatherings by cabin throughout the camp property. No express pick up this year. Plan on parking and getting directed to the cabin […]

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Your In-Depth Guide to Medication at Overnight Youth Camp

by Pine CovePosted May 19, 2021

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Safety at Pine Cove is a big deal. Especially medical safety. We put a lot of time and energy into training our camp staff and medical staff to provide the highest level of care possible when it comes to storing, giving out, and overseeing medication. Meds, understandably, bring with them a number of questions. We’ve […]

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The In-Depth Guide to Friend Groups at Overnight Youth Camp

by Jesse GarnerPosted May 19, 2021

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Updates for 2021 In February of 2021, Pine Cove switched to a new registration system. Along with a few changes to how you create friend groups, we’re switching up some of the vocabulary surrounding how we talk about it! So now, cabin mate requests have become “friend groups!” Read on for more information on how […]

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Pine Cove’s In-Depth Guide to Packing For Overnight Youth Camp

by Jesse GarnerPosted May 19, 2021

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Alright, parents. We know that packing can be difficult. Should you send your camper with the blue tennis shoes or the red ones? What should you avoid packing? Are eight shirts enough? Too much? These are just a few of the questions that are likely running through your mind. That’s why we’ve made you a […]

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The Skinny on Overnight Youth Camp Theme Nights

by Jesse GarnerPosted May 19, 2021

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At Pine Cove we are all about being seriously fun. Themed dinners and events (theme nights) are just one of the many ways that we have fun at camp. When else do you get to pretend to be a superhero and run around playing a superhero game? Or cheer for your made-up country for the […]

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