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Camp Puppies Rewind 2023

by Karissa Pitaniello

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We are so grateful for everyone who participated in the Silverado and Towers puppy auction! It was a blessing to see these beloved dogs go home to their new families. We are thankful for the time our campers had with these sweet puppies, and for the proceeds from the adoptions that are going to our […]

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2023 Theme Nights at Home!

by Karissa Pitaniello

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The serious fun of camp doesn’t have to stop just because summer is over! Transform your living room into a theme night by picking one of our favorite nights of camp from below, or choose your own!   Mr. Merkus and His Magnificent Circus Brought to you by the Towers! The Big Top is back […]

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Fall Resource Recommendations

by Pine Cove

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August means unpacking your summer suitcase and getting back into your swing of routine! As you do, we want to offer some of our staff’s favorite resources to keep your day-to-day Christ-centered!  Gentle and Lowly In Matthew 11:20, Jesus says, “I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.” […]

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Summer Recap 2023!

by Karissa Pitaniello

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“I don’t have to earn forgiveness of my sins with a big spiritual resume because Jesus offers me forgiveness and true life for free.” – Ridge Camper “I can honestly say that there is not one area of my life where the Lord has not used Pine Cove in some way to speak, encourage, and […]

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Important 2023 Registration Dates

by Valerie Morby

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We don’t like the idea of waving goodbye to Summer 2023. We DO love that we can now start stretching and preparing to jump up and down and welcome Summer 2024! Curious about when you can switch your camp sessions, sign up for Winterfest, or celebrate National Banana Split Day? (Yes, really!) We’ve got you […]

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Even Bigger Than We Could Have Imagined

by Kelsey Kaigler

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“I can’t get over what a miracle it is watching You transform hearts right in front of me. I don’t deserve it. May I never forget it.” Silverado counselor Emma Cate “Pink Princess” Williams wrote those words in her journal after her hangtime with Madison Maddux, a fifth grader from Waco, Texas. And she couldn’t […]

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2023 Camper Quotes

by Karissa Pitaniello

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One of our favorite things about summer is getting a front-row seat to all God has in store for His people through their time at camp. We want you to enjoy that too! Read along to see what the Lord has been up to this summer at Pine Cove. “God showed me that He doesn’t […]

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Staff Profile: Justin “Pig Deal” Halferty

by Karissa Pitaniello

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Known for his contagious joy and state of the art pranks, you’ll love getting to know Justin “I’m Kinda A Pig Deal” Halferty! Read about what it looks like for the Pine Cove team to be Christ-centered and seriously fun even behind the scenes, and be encouraged as Justin shares how he’s learning to fully […]

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Staff Round Up: B-B-Q Brings

by Karissa Pitaniello

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One unstated rule every American knows: never show up to a barbeque empty handed! Whether you’re headed over to your neighbor’s soon, or you just need fun ideas for dinner, our staffers have some delicious dishes up their sleeve for you to serve up! “I would definitely make this dill pickle pasta salad! It has […]

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2023 First Half Recap

by Karissa Pitaniello

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We cannot believe Summer 2023 is already halfway over! To make sure you don’t miss a thing, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite stats to give YOU a glimpse into first half fun. Read on to find out how many inches of rain the Southeast camps got, the number of campers who figured out […]

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