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The In-Depth Guide to Friend Groups at Day 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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Let’s Get You To Camp – Family Camp Edition

by Jesse GarnerPosted May 19, 2021

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Camp is just around the corner, and we’re here to help! Here’s everything you need to know to make sure your family is totally ready for their week at Pine Cove. Let’s do this! Packing & Theme Nights We’ve made the list – now you can check it twice. Look over your packing list for […]

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Let’s Get You To Camp – Day Camp Edition

by Jesse GarnerPosted May 19, 2021


Updates for Summer 2021 We are evaluating our procedures to protect the health of campers, staff, and parents and to stay in line with the latest CDC and governmental guidelines. We’ll summarize our updates here and expand on them in the post as we have them. To help campers stay physically distant, campers will be […]

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Everything You Need to Know About the Camp Store at Youth Camp

by Jesse GarnerPosted May 19, 2021

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The camp store is a pretty cool place, both literally (tons of AC!) and figuratively (so much neat stuff!). We regularly get questions about the camp store, so here’s the one-stop-shop for all your information needs. Skip the line, shop online! Because of our restrictions on camper mail and packages this summer, we’re offering camp […]

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The Skinny on Overnight Youth Camp Theme Nights

by Jesse GarnerPosted May 19, 2021


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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How You Can Pray for Pine Cove

by Valerie MorbyPosted May 18, 2021


As we get ready to open the gates and welcome campers for our 54th summer, there is much to be thankful for—and also a ton to pray for! We invite you to join us in covering Pine Cove, our campers, and our staff in prayer as we embark on another summer of being used by […]

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Georgia On Our Mind – Podcast Season 2, Episode 12

by Pine CovePosted May 13, 2021


It’s our season finale, and we’ve got BIG news from our President and CEO Reed “S.I.” Livesay about our Pine Cove Next strategy. (Hint: our episode title is a clue…) Our Gamemaster joins us for one last Name Game Game and one of our hosts takes their first spin around the Wheel of Consequences. And […]

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We’re Taking Calls Now – Podcast Season 2, Episode 11

by Pine CovePosted May 11, 2021


Jacki “Winnie” Rodriguez is back taking your calls and telling us about her most hilarious Pine Cove phone calls! Pikapoo and Rents play a game of 100K pine cone pyramid—who will win this “crunchy miracle” of a prize? And who will have to sing a jingle for our last conversation with Dutch and Dutchess for […]

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Marriage Advice from Mr. Moose – Podcast Season 2, Episode 10

by Pine CovePosted May 6, 2021


Mr. Moose is a longstanding tradition from Pine Cove’s original camp, the Woods. He is an “amoosing” friend with great advice for campers, parents, and our staff! Today we’re learning all about the history of Mr. Moose, plus getting some wisdom from Dutch and Dutchess on how to fight for intimacy. Also, ESPN joins us […]

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New City Staff

by Miranda LehmanPosted May 5, 2021

Summer 2021 is right around the corner, so it’s time to do some staff introductions! 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 summer. Sam “Bus” […]

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