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Where Are They Now: Chris “Hip Shot” Sherrod

by Karissa Pitaniello


Catch up with Pine Cove’s long-time friend and previous director of the Bluffs, Chris “Hip Shot” Sherrod! Chris faithfully served the Bluffs for 10 years, and the impact he had on family camp, our summer staffers, and Pine Cove as a whole still resonates today! Read about his current season of life, be encouraged through […]

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Staff Profile: Coleman “Busta Rhyme” Ross

by Karissa Pitaniello


We’re so excited for you to get to learn more about our awesome Bluffs director Coleman “Busta Rhyme” Ross! Coleman grew up in Dallas before heading to Oklahoma State University. Throughout his summers he joined the Pine Cove summer staff team, but that wasn’t his first Pine Cove experience! Coleman grew up going to family […]

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Staff Profile: Audra “Mater” Metz

by Karissa Pitaniello


Longtime Bluff’s camper and Midwest native, Audra is in the swing of her second summer as the Women’s Director at the Woods! Learn about what the Lord has taught her through Pine Cove, and be persuaded to buy your very own crab costume!  Tell us about yourself! I grew up in Springville, Missouri and still […]

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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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MomLife Boot Camp 2014

by Kayla Sims

Moms at Pine Cove MomLife Boot Camp

On the opening night of MomLife Boot Camp, I prayed for great weather. In my mind that meant sunny and 75 degrees, but the Lord is much more creative. He sent a storm and then an amazing rainbow to remind us of His promise and His faithfulness. For the past three years, Pine Cove has […]

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Top Eight Questions We Get About Family Camp

by Lea Rittenhouse

Family Hugging at Camp

Family camp is the best kind of camp! But because it’s a little outside of what most people think of when they think of camp, we get a number of questions. Here’s a list of questions (and answers, because we’re nice) we commonly get. 1. What are the differences between the four family camps? The […]

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Camper Story: Celebrating Salvation

by Mario Zandstra

Cheering at Family Camp

Opening days at Pine Cove are filled with festivities. As families are driving into camp, the college staff are cheering and jumping, welcoming the arriving campers to camp for another exciting week. No matter the circumstance, the enthusiastic staff can put a smile on the most skeptical face. This particular week at the Bluffs Family […]

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MomLife Bootcamp

by Taylor Jervis

Moms at MomLife Bootcamp

As a ministry, it is always a blessing to partner with like-minded organizations. For the second year in a row, the Shores and Bluffs camps partnered with FamilyLife’s MomLife Today on April 12-14 to host one of Pine Cove’s most unique events, MomLife Weekend! Since 2008, MomLife Today’s mission has been to “live MomLife together, […]

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