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Summer Recap 2022

by Pine Cove

Summer Recap 2022

“Pine Cove set the table for intentional conversations with my kids that I don’t usually get to have.” — Bluffs family camper “This is my first year at Pine Cove. I did not think I could ever be saved, it wasn’t in the cards for me. But now I realize that sin doesn’t define me […]

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Let’s Get You To Camp – Day Camp Edition

by Jesse Garner

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Updates for Summer 2022 We are continually evaluating the latest state and church recommendations for our procedures to protect the health of campers, staff, and parents. Day camp is just around the corner, and we’re here to help! Here’s everything you need to know to make sure your camper is totally ready for their week […]

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Summer Recap 2021

by Kristen Murphy

Summer Recap 2021

“I learned to trust Jesus and the Lord. Before this week I had accepted the Lord but didn’t know how to really trust Him. I finally found out this week what it looks like to really trust Him and accept Him.” — Outback camper “Getting to connect with so many like minded people has been […]

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Staff Profile: Luke “Patches” Cummings

by Tiffany Gilliam

Luke Cummings and City team

Luke “Patches” Cummings was a good ol’ Georgia boy who wanted to be a blue, crime-fighting Power Ranger… but he battled consistently terrible vision incidents. This young man dreamed of fighting for the good guys. He never gave up, even for a time when he sported double eyepatches! Eventually, Luke healed and didn’t need eyepatches […]

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

by Wynne Elder

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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 […]

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A Church Equipped

by Shelly Roark

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Rebecca Ross was brand new to the ministry staff at North Metro Church in Marietta, Georgia, when she heard about a kids outreach that was, well… different. “It was my fourth day on the job when a friend of mine called me and said, “There’s this camp you need to learn about,” Rebecca recalls. At […]

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Camp in the City Bible Study Preview

by Chelsea Connor

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Our Camp in the City staff love to talk about how their summer is one big road trip, where they get to travel all around the country, put on a week of camp, and then pack up and do it all over again. It’s a blast! So when they were coming up with the daily […]

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Camp in the City Host Homes

by Kathryn Shoaf

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Before I applied to work at Pine Cove, I had never heard of a ministry like Camp in the City.  Every summer, Pine Cove packs up the joy and energy of camp and drives across Texas and the southeast. Along with obvious camp needs—such as snacks, skit clothes, and play pit balls—the caravan also carries […]

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The Gospel Cheer

by Kathryn Shoaf

Worship at Camp in the City

At Pine Cove, we have a cheer for nearly everything: Bible study, lunch, free time, sitting down, club, soup, cleaning, and competition represent only a handful of our chants. We cheer because we are excited about every aspect of camp. But the most important thing that we do at Pine Cove is share God’s story […]

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A First-Time Camper Mom’s Experience

by Valerie Morby

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Editor’s Note: The following post was written by Michelle Tanzola, a mom who sent her daughter to Pine Cove Camp in the City for the first time last summer! Check out what the experience was like for her. I am not a “hoverer” when it comes to parenting. At least, I don’t like to think […]

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