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Christmas Wallpapers – 2021

by Pine Cove

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As the Christmas season (and its inevitable chaos)  is fully upon us, we thought there’d be no better time to send these Christ-centered, scripture-filled phone wallpapers to you! We hope these will be a constant reminder of the hope that we have that Christ is Emmanuel, God with us! Merry Christmas!  Emmanuel Tim Keller quote […]

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2021 Pine Cove Gift Guide

by Pine Cove

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It’s hard to believe, but it’s officially time to release our fourth annual Christmas Gift Guide! We’ve got recommendations from our full-time staff, a few summer staff favorites, and plenty more seriously fun ideas thrown in as well. So whether you’re shopping for your child, your roommate, or your mom, we’ve got you covered! No […]

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2020 Pine Cove Gift Guide

by Pine Cove

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Let’s face it: this has been a crazy year, and gift-giving can be stressful. Let us take some stress off your plate and share our third annual Gift Guide with you! This list is filled with tons of recommendations from our summer and full-time staff. Whether you’re shopping for your teenage daughter or father-in-law, we’ve […]

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2019 Pine Cove Gift Guide

by Pine Cove

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Are you curious what gifts our summer and full-time staff are most excited to give and receive this year? Look no further! We put together several options in hopes of helping you find juuust the right thing for those hard-to-shop-for loved ones. Enjoy scrolling through these fun ideas!   1. Carhartt Beanies Cozy, hip, and […]

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More Than Survive: Tips for a Stress-Free Christmas

by Valerie Morby

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December can be difficult, filled to the brim with to-do lists and busy schedules—not to mention finals if you’re attempting to finish up your semester! We understand that no matter where you are in life, you may find this time of year overwhelming. With that in mind, we wanted to offer you some tangible tips […]

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Merry Winterfest to All and to All a Good Night

by Brent Bertolio

Pine Cove Winterfest

Wow! Winterfest has come and gone and God did some amazing things. This year was the largest Winterfest ever with over 1,200 campers! From the ropes courses, all camp games, dance partys, and winterized versions of classics like Pitch Black Attack and Espionage, we hope your camper had a blast and also grew in their […]

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Winter Nights: Pine Cove Christmas Album

by Valerie Morby

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Winter Nights is Pine Cove’s first-ever Christmas album! Our desire is that this album would invite our campers, friends, and other listeners in to celebrate the birth of our Savior Jesus Christ with us in a fresh, authentic, and fun way. Come sing along with us as we proclaim the arrival of our King with […]

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Merry Christmas from Pine Cove!

by Valerie Morby

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Over the past few years, Pine Cove has had its share of White Christmases. Although we are not surrounded by snow this year, we are surrounded by something even more important: our family, friends, and loved ones. Nothing could be more special than celebrating the birth of our Savior together! Merry Christmas, and we hope to […]

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Why We Need Christmas

by Mario Zandstra

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We love to celebrate Christmas at the Zandstra house, do you? If you were to ask your friends and families why we celebrate Christmas, you will no doubt get varying answers ranging from, “It’s a time to celebrate family” to “Santa Claus” to “Jesus’ birth.” But, I want to ask a different question… Why do […]

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The Most Wonderful Day of the Summer

by Chelsea Connor

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Let’s be honest, every day of camp is the “best day ever!” Still, a few days stick out more than others. We celebrated our nation’s independence day with an outdoor club and an impressive fireworks show. We dropped red white and blue balloons from the ceiling in the Rock! The 4th of July brought very […]

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