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The In-Depth Guide to Friend Groups at Day Camp

by Jesse GarnerPosted Apr 17, 2018

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What’s just as fun as coming to Camp in the City? Coming with a friend! Sometimes the easiest way to convince a camper who might be a little hesitant to come by themselves is to make sure they are in the same friend group as someone they already know. Understand the why already and just […]

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Birthday Celebrations at Pine Cove

by Kathryn ShoafPosted Apr 16, 2018

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“Aaaaaaah! You’re never going to believe what just happened!” Startled by yelling voices, you look up to see two strange characters on stage in ridiculous outfits. Several people around you stand to their feet and shout, “What happened?” While using one hand to keep obnoxious wigs on their heads and the other hand to hold […]

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Youth Camp Bible Study Preview

by Chelsea ConnorPosted Apr 16, 2018

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One of our favorite parts of the day at overnight youth camp is cabin Bible study time. The time of day this happens varies from camp to camp, but the idea remains consistent. Every camper gets a Bible study booklet written by camp staff, and the cabin discusses the day’s passage and group questions together. […]

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Let’s Get You To Camp – Family Camp Edition

by Jesse GarnerPosted Apr 12, 2018

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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 camper is totally ready for their week at Pine Cove (and you are too!). Let’s do this! Packing & Theme Nights We’ve made the list – now you can check it twice. Look over […]

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

by Jesse GarnerPosted Apr 12, 2018

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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 camper is totally ready for their week at Pine Cove (and you are too!). Let’s do this! Packing & Theme Nights We’ve made the list – now you can check it twice. Look over […]

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Let’s Get You To Camp – Day Camp Edition

by Jesse GarnerPosted Apr 12, 2018

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Day camp is just around the corner, and we’re here to help! Here’s everything you need to know to make sure your camper is totally ready for their week at Pine Cove’s Camp in the City (and you are too!). Let’s do this! What to Bring We’ve made the list – now you can check […]

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Your In-Depth Guide to Dominating Drop Off at Overnight Youth Camp

by Jesse GarnerPosted Apr 11, 2018

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Dropping off your camper (what we call “opening day”) at overnight youth camp can be a little overwhelming, especially for first-time parents. There’s the mixed emotions about dropping off your camper, plus all the work of getting packed and loaded up, and then that sneaking feeling like you forgot to do something important. We’ve got […]

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

by Jesse GarnerPosted Apr 11, 2018

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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. Why do you even have a camp store? First, we want you to know that the camp store does […]

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The Skinny on Overnight Youth Camp Theme Nights

by Jesse GarnerPosted Apr 11, 2018

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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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Leadership Weekend

by Chelsea ConnorPosted Apr 11, 2018

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If you’ve ever dropped your kids off at camp, or if you’ve stayed at family camp, you know it takes a lot of staff to make camp happen with excellence every summer. Besides the directors, all those college students might look the same, but some do more behind-the-scenes work than others. Every camp has a […]

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