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Throwback Alumni: Katie “MapQuest” West

by Pine CovePosted Jul 29, 2020

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Katie “MapQuest” (Massinger) West has been part of the Pine Cove family for as long as she can remember. Her Pine Cove story began before she was born and spans the 80s, 90s, 00s, and still continues! Let’s walk down memory lane with her through the decades and have a look at how camp has […]

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Chimney Point’s Cowboy Breakfast

by Anna BirchPosted Jul 15, 2020

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Staffer Leah Grace “Raffy” Wiggins shares why Chimney Point’s Cowboy Breakfast is a favorite among parents! The beauty of Cowboy Breakfast is that the very people who are always taking care of others—parents!—can be taken care of themselves. We welcome the couples inside a cabin on the edge of the lake, decorated with a Little […]

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Favorite Camper Quotes So Far

by Anna BirchPosted Jul 2, 2020

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A week (or two!) of camp can be the catalyst for major life change in a camper. God uses everything from Bible study to songs at Club to activity classes and more to soften hearts. One of our favorite things is getting to hear from campers and parents about what they learned during their stay. […]

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First Half Recap 2020

by Anna BirchPosted Jul 1, 2020

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The first half of summer was amazing—exciting theme nights, new activity classes AND facilities, and life-changing time in God’s Word. Check out some highlights and stories from the past few weeks as we jump into the second half! Camps stepped up their games with these awesome theme nights and events! “After weeks of being quarantined, […]

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Staff Profile: Jan “Sugar Pop” Robertson

by Jenny SowersPosted Nov 6, 2019

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We got the chance to talk with Jan Robertson and hear what it’s been like to join Pine Cove later than most, how it has changed her life, and all the fun and challenges that come with pioneering a new camp. Oh, and she kept us laughing with the story of her engagement to her […]

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Planting for the Future

by Anna BirchPosted Sep 18, 2019

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Our Central Texas region has been seeing a LOT of growth lately with the opening of the Ridge and many other renovations—all intended to bless thousands of campers for many years to come. As of this summer, there will now be some growth of a more leafy kind. That’s right, we’re talking about trees! Through […]

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20 Years of Family Camp

by Maggie CoffeyPosted Oct 9, 2018

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It’s week 2 during the summer of 1999, and the Wiesen family has just rolled into their first week at the Woods. Jumping and screaming counselors overwhelmed them, and Mrs. Julie Wiesen looked over and thought, “I don’t know if this is our place.” Little did they know that this would be their reality for […]

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Family Camp 2018 Theme: Never Alone

by Chris SherrodPosted Feb 20, 2018

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“The Lord is my shepherd… We all like sheep have gone astray… I am the Good Shepherd… He will tend his flock like a shepherd; he will gather the lambs in his arms…You were straying like sheep, but have now returned to the Shepherd and Overseer of your souls.” These are just a few examples from Scripture […]

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Opening 2017: Chimney Point in South Carolina!

by Andrew BaconPosted Feb 2, 2016

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I remember when I came to work at Pine Cove for the first time in 2002. My life was absolutely transformed by being on staff and I am thankful to still be able to serve here. I even met my wife, Brooke, while working at the Shores camp in 2004. Thirteen years later, I am […]

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Caitlin’s Story

by Susan AndreonePosted Oct 24, 2015

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“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!” — 2 Corinthians 5:17 Arriving after a long journey from their home in Pennsylvania, they drove through the Pine Cove Woods Family Camp entrance where she witnessed enthusiastic counselors jumping up and down and waving at her […]

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