Scenic view of trees at camp

Woods Construction Updates

by Chelsea ConnorPosted Jun 11, 2019


If you’ve been following along, you remember when we first showed some construction update photos in this blog and then more recent ones here. Well here we are, in Summer 2019, and look how amazing these completed projects are! Let’s start with Azalea, shall we? Yes, those are two-bedroom suites for families, and yes, those […]

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Staff Profile: Joanna “Rajmaninoff” Benjamin

by Evan RobertsPosted Jun 4, 2019


Joanna “Rajmaninoff” Benjamin is the Women’s Director at Chimney Point. She has a long history with Pine Cove, is an Aggie, and is so dedicated to skits that once she suggested some of her hair be cut off on stage for dramatic effect.   How did you end up at Pine Cove? I was a […]

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Camp in the City Bible Study Preview 2019

by Chelsea ConnorPosted May 28, 2019


One of the highlights of Camp in the City is the daily Bible study. Each cabin group gets to sit with their counselor and talk through the day’s lesson. This year’s study is titled “Rain or Shine,” and campers will get to go through several stories in the Bible together. Just like the weather can […]

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Orientation 2019

by Chelsea ConnorPosted May 21, 2019


This week of staff orientation has been awesome! It just feels so right having all of our staff back at camp again. There’s a lot of training that happens this week, including going through the Pine Cove Way (our staff handbook), learning how to run an activity class, studying up on the cabin Bible study, […]

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We Love These Camp Names

by Chelsea ConnorPosted May 15, 2019


Pine Cove has a lot of awesome traditions, but arguably the best is the Name Game. Nothing says “welcome to the culture” like getting up on stage in front of a hundred or so near-strangers and spilling your most embarrassing moments within a few days of arriving at camp! Every staffer enters the Name Game […]

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

by Mikayla CervantesPosted May 14, 2019


We hope you had a great week and we are excited to see you back for Closing Celebration tomorrow! Upon arrival, we know you will be looking forward to seeing your camper and hearing about their experience. Amidst the excitement, you may have a few questions throughout the pick-up process. Where do I go when […]

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Middle School is Tough

Posted May 8, 2019


Are you raising a middle school-aged “man-child”? You are not alone! One mom shares from the heart her experiences of parenting her middle school son and how Pine Cove has impacted his confidence and spiritual development. “With Pine Cove’s help each summer, I feel more confident about the man he’s becoming.” – Camper mom Landon […]

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Dropping Our Pens

by Carrie LangemeierPosted May 7, 2019


Mommy. The title that unites all women as mothers of little people. But how do we live out our role of “mommy” when our little people are becoming big? One of our closest friends was brought into his boss’s office one day out of the blue. Shockingly, and abruptly, he was informed he no longer […]

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A Church Equipped

by Shelly RoarkPosted Apr 23, 2019


Rebecca Ross was brand new to the ministry staff at North Metro Church in Marietta, Georgia, when she heard about a kids outreach that was, well… different. “It was my fourth day on the job when a friend of mine called me and said, “There’s this camp you need to learn about,” Rebecca recalls. At […]

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New Pine Cove Gear

by Chelsea ConnorPosted Apr 23, 2019


Since we specialize in summer camp, we are partial to a good summer accessory. Give us a cool and comfy T-shirt, a well-designed water bottle, and a stylish hat, and we are happy campers! Every summer, campers and staffers alike line up at the camp store during free time, on the forever search for the […]

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