Scenic view of trees at camp

How Pine Cove Came to Be

by Bill Hendricks

Pine Cove Founder Bill McKenzie

What should I do with my life? Sooner or later, everyone asks that question. Many never come up with an answer, and far too many come up with the wrong answer. Some pursue things that don’t fit them. Some chase money instead of what matters. Some just settle for any old job that pays. Worst […]

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Pine Cove CampLife App

by Valerie Morby

CampLife Promo

It’s an extra happy day at Pine Cove! First and foremost, we’re thrilled that campers are here, summer is in full swing, and we’re doing what we love most — ministering to and have fun with campers and families! But the other reason we’re extra jazzed today is that we get to finally share some very […]

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Board Announces New President and CEO

by Valerie Morby

Reed & Julie Livesay

It is my great delight to announce that Reed Livesay has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of Pine Cove. This decision came after a very thoughtful and deliberative process of the Board evaluating what kind of leader Pine Cove needs in the days ahead. We knew from the outset that we had a […]

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MomLife Boot Camp 2015

by Kyle Gore

Matching Moms at MomLife

For the past four years, Pine Cove has had the opportunity to partner with FamilyLife’s MomLife Today to put on a life-changing event called MomLife Boot Camp. We had over 400 moms at every age and stage of life from across the country come together at Pine Cove’s Shores and Bluffs camps. It was a […]

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Leadership Weekend 2015

by Mallory Dennis

City Staff

I found out just days before Pine Cove’s Leadership Weekend that I would get the privilege of being a leader this summer on the media team, and therefore I would be in attendance. Though I was excited, I was a little nervous and overwhelmed by the fact that my first summer working for Pine Cove […]

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Camp At Your House

by Valerie Morby

Camp at your house

We are excited to announce a brand-new camping option for summer 2015: Camp At Your House! Camp At Your House is a personalized camp experience that will take place right in families’ own homes. This new program will introduce a whole new level of Pine Cove by bringing camp right into your living room! The idea is simple: load […]

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Packing For Family Camp

by Valerie Morby

Family at Summer Camp

Editor’s Note: The following post was written by Olivia Engstrom, a longtime Pine Cove Bluffs family camper. She has some great tips on packing for camp that we think will be very helpful for anyone heading to family camp this summer! So you’re going to family camp! Lucky you. This is our family’s favorite time […]

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Men’s Conference 2015

by Kyle Gore

Men

“…I believe, but help my unbelief.” Mark 9:24 There are fewer things more powerful than listening to a room of a few hundred men singing in unison and laughing together. On the weekend of January 23-25, over 400 men from multiple churches, small groups, families, and communities gathered at Pine Cove’s Shores, Bluffs, and Timbers […]

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Commission Camping: Stories from the Field

by Valerie Morby

missions campers jumping into pool

With 175 Pine Cove staff members serving the Lord at camps throughout Latin America, there is no shortage of awesome stories to share! Thankfully we are able to keep up with all of these mission trips on each of their blogs, and you can follow along too! Here is just a taste of some of […]

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Studying the Bible: Research

by Matt Lantz

Bible open to 1 Peter

This is the fourth post in a series of articles that outline some basic steps to practice in studying the Bible. For a list of all the posts, click here. Step 4: Research the Book After taking the time to outline the book and understand the author’s flow of thought throughout the letter, I then […]

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