Scenic view of trees at camp

Construction Updates at the Woods

by Chelsea ConnorPosted Mar 5, 2019


In case you missed the first announcement of the updates we are making at the Woods this year, you can read all about it in this blog post. To recap, the famous Azalea cabins at the Woods, originally built in 1968, have been overhauled, and they are looking amazing. (Old Azalea had 20 one-room cabins, […]

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Camp in the City: Growing Again!

by Chelsea ConnorPosted Feb 26, 2019


If you’ve been around Pine Cove for long, you have probably noticed we keep adding more churches and locations for our traveling day camp program to visit. The first summer of Camp in the City, way back in 2010, had 11 locations, and this year we are up to over 100! How does that increase […]

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Q&A with Ginger Ciminello

by Valerie MorbyPosted Feb 18, 2019


Today, Ginger Ciminello is an author, mother, and speaker—frequently at Pine Cove events. A few years ago, though, she was Tuck-N-Whoa: Ranch summer staffer, legendary “camp namer,” and Shores program video all-star. We’re so excited to have her back at camp this March as our Women’s Conference speaker! In the meantime, take a few minutes […]

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A Checkup For Your Marriage

by Valerie MorbyPosted Feb 12, 2019


Drift. That’s a fun word when you’re applying it to camp! Drift on a wakeboard behind a boat on the lake. Drift down a hill on a drift trike. Drift on a giant swan float in the pool. When it comes to relationships, however, we absolutely do not want to drift. It’s pretty easy for […]

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Alumni Sweetheart Stories

by Chelsea ConnorPosted Feb 12, 2019


There are a lot of couples who originally met while working together at Pine Cove, and every once in a while we love to spotlight a few. After all, serving together while praising Jesus is a great place to meet someone! Julia “Tweet P” & Westley “Wild Hog” Eyester It was a cool, sunny Winterfest […]

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Family Camp 2019 Theme: Unlikely

by Chris SherrodPosted Feb 8, 2019


Whom does God use? How does He build His Kingdom and what type of person qualifies? How spiritual must you be? How educated and well-off? Is there an age requirement? When we hear this kind of question we often jump to likely categories such as the morally upright, biblically grounded, traditionally acceptable, and spiritually mature. But […]

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Forge Reading List

by Andrew RogersPosted Feb 6, 2019


The Forge is an intense leadership and discipleship training program designed to develop followers and prepare leaders for a lifetime of good works. A big part of the program are the books that they read. We asked the Forge directors to pick one book that the students read and tell us what warrants including it […]

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Staff Profile: Lexi “Sacaga-pee-a” Lanier

by Andrew RogersPosted Feb 6, 2019


Lexi has worked for Pine Cove for the past seven summers and is currently one of our retreat specialists in East Texas. We had the chance to ask her a few questions about her job and Pine Cove experiences, and we think you’ll love what she has to say! How did you end up at […]

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2019 Men’s Conference Recap

by Andrew RogersPosted Jan 29, 2019


This past weekend, over 750 men from multiple churches, small groups, families, and communities gathered at Pine Cove’s Shores and Timbers camps. Over the course of the weekend, the men had the opportunity to participate in various activities around camp and off site. Some bravely jumped from the heights at the zipline, some played with […]

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Words of Wisdom: Tony Evans

by Valerie MorbyPosted Jan 29, 2019


Pine Cove has been privileged to enjoy a long and valuable relationship with Dr. Tony Evans. Dr. Evans, founder and senior pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas, has been a family camp and conference speaker at Pine Cove for over 30 years. His son Anthony “Falling Star” Evans even served on summer staff […]

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