Scenic view of trees at camp

Summer Recap 2019

by Kristen MurphyPosted Aug 13, 2019

insidethecove%2FSummer-2019-Recap%2FSummer-Recap-2019-Header-Desktop

From a Summer Staff Parent “Several people have asked me about Pine Cove lately. I can say, without a doubt, it is the best thing we have done for our girls. For five years, they were both campers. For the past three years, we have had one as a camper at Pine Cove Shores and […]

Read More

Overflowing with Life Transformation

by Miranda LehmanPosted Aug 1, 2019

Group of girl campers

As soon as I experienced the craziness and life-change of Pine Cove for the first time in the seventh grade, I knew I wanted to go back every summer. As I was going into my final year of camp, I decided, for my senior year, I wanted to do the two-week program at the Shores: […]

Read More

Slime, Puka Shells, and Crocs: Summer Trends at Pine Cove

by Valerie MorbyPosted Jul 30, 2019

croc feet

We’ll say this for our summer staffers: they love to cannonball straight into an awesome new look and stick with it all summer long. Campers, too, gravitate to certain toys, shoes, and clothes, and we’re here to tell you about it all! Just remember: fashion is cyclical. So if your jaw drops because you can’t […]

Read More

My Son, Camp: A Mom’s Experience With Camp in the City

by Wynne ElderPosted Jul 30, 2019

Camp and EJ onstage

When we found Wynne Elder’s story on Instagram about her family’s experience with Camp in the City, we knew we had to get in touch with her and learn more! We know her words will touch you just as they did us. Thank you for sharing, Wynne! My husband and I both grew up going […]

Read More

Challenge at the Ridge

by Valerie MorbyPosted Jul 23, 2019

Hands in a circle

Senior guys: this time it’s not a game.  See you on the field. These words, accompanied by the strains of Derek Minor’s “It’s Not A Game,” appear on a giant screen in the dining hall during lunch. They’re part of a video featuring the Ridge’s leadership team dunking, blocking, and throwing basketballs and dodgeballs. (They’re […]

Read More

Project 319 Coffee

by Chelsea ConnorPosted Jul 23, 2019

blog%2FProject319-Coffee-1

Your morning coffee just got even more awesome! Pine Cove partnered with a local coffee roaster in East Texas to bring you our very own blend of Project 319 coffee. We’re currently selling this delicious coffee in our camp stores and online in our webstore. The best part? A portion from every bag of coffee […]

Read More

Theme Night in a Box: Christmas in July

by Valerie MorbyPosted Jul 16, 2019

Theme Night in a Box: Christmas in July

Ain’t no party like a Pine Cove party! And the biggest parties at camp? Theme nights! We can’t keep all the fun for ourselves, though. We want to gather up some of our best ideas and share the fun with you! Introducing: Theme Nights in a Box. From time to time, we share how you […]

Read More

Camp in the City Barbershop

by Chelsea ConnorPosted Jul 16, 2019

Camp in the City Barbershop

A few Instagram posts from a barber in Indiana recently caught our eye. After doing a little digging, we discovered Todd Burnett (known as @thefoxbarber on Instagram), is a family friend of Trevor “Bonko” Mullikin. Bonko is the site director for Camp in the City Team Delta.  Todd’s daughter Lillie or “Cheese Fitz” is a […]

Read More

MomLife, Pine Cove and Prayer

by Susan AndreonePosted Jul 16, 2019

MomLife, Pine Cove and Prayer

Praying scripture regularly over our children and grandchildren is no doubt one of the most loving and impactful things we can do for them. According to Hebrews 4:12, God’s Word is “alive and active” in our lives. When we pray for Biblical Truth over our children, whether they are little ones or grown adults, you […]

Read More

Staff Profile: Melanie “Wafells” Langemeier

by Evan RobertsPosted Jul 5, 2019

Melanie-Wafells-Langemeier

Melanie “In the Mornin’ I’m Making Wafells” Langemeier is currently the Women’s Director at the Ridge. She got her start with Pine Cove as a summer staffer at the Ranch for four summers, went through the Forge, and has served full time at camp ever since. She worked at the Shores, was one of the […]

Read More


-->