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Pine Cove’s In-Depth Guide to Packing For Overnight Youth Camp

by Jesse Garner

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Alright, parents. We know that packing can be difficult. Should you send your camper with the blue tennis shoes or the red ones? What should you avoid packing? Are eight shirts enough? Too much? These are just a few of the questions that are likely running through your mind. That’s why we’ve made you a […]

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Everything You Need to Know About the Camp Store at Youth Camp

by Jesse Garner

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The camp store is a pretty cool place, both literally (tons of AC!) and figuratively (so much neat stuff!). We regularly get questions about the camp store, so here’s the one-stop-shop for all your information needs. Send a Bunkbox We offer online ordering from the camp store delivered straight to your camper’s bunk! Use the […]

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The In-Depth Guide to Friend Groups at Day Camp

by Jesse Garner

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What’s just as fun as coming to Pine Cove City? Coming to City with a friend! Sometimes the easiest way to convince a camper who might be a little hesitant to come by themselves is to make sure they are in the same group as someone they already know. Understand the why already and just […]

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The In-Depth Guide to Friend Groups at Overnight Youth Camp

by Jesse Garner

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What’s just as fun as coming to overnight youth camp? Coming to camp with a friend! Sometimes the easiest way to convince a camper who might be a little hesitant to come by themselves is to make sure they are in the same cabin as someone they already know. Understand the why already and just […]

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Your In-Depth Guide to Medication at Overnight Youth Camp

by Pine Cove

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Safety at Pine Cove is a big deal. Especially medical safety. We put a lot of time and energy into training our camp staff and medical staff to provide the highest level of care possible when it comes to storing, giving out, and overseeing medication. Meds, understandably, bring with them a number of questions. We’ve […]

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Let’s Get You To Camp – Overnight Youth 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. Any major updates for 2022 will be summarized below. See our opening day guide for current drop-off procedures.  The CampLife app may require you to log in, even if […]

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What Every Parent Needs to Know About Care Packages and Camper Mail

by Jesse Garner

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Like nap schedules, discipline, school choices, or pretty much anything in the parenting world, care packages are a topic that generate a diversity of opinions. Some parents fall into the “I already spend a lot of money on camp why in the world would I send you anything else” side of things. Others are in […]

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Your In-Depth Guide to Dominating Drop Off at Overnight Youth Camp

by Pine Cove

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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. Any major updates for 2022 will be summarized below. The CampLife app got a fresh coat of paint and will require you to log in, even if you’ve already […]

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Your In-Depth Guide to Medication at Day Camp

by Pine Cove

WorryFree%2Fsafety-medical-medicine-wide

Safety at Pine Cove is a big deal. Especially medical safety. We put a lot of time and energy into training our camp staff and medical staff to provide the highest level of care possible when it comes to storing, giving out, and overseeing medication. Meds, understandably, bring with them a number of questions. We’ve […]

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The Skinny on Overnight Youth Camp Theme Nights

by Jesse Garner

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At Pine Cove we are all about being seriously fun. Themed dinners and events (theme nights) are just one of the many ways that we have fun at camp. When else do you get to pretend to be a superhero and run around playing a superhero game? Or cheer for your made-up country for the […]

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