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Tag: Staff Profiles


Staff Profile: Luke “Patches” Cummings

by Tiffany GilliamPosted Oct 2, 2019

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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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Staff Profile: Melanie “Wafells” Langemeier

by Evan RobertsPosted Jul 5, 2019

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Melanie “In the Mornin’ I’m Making Wafells” Langemeier is currently the Women’s Director at the Ridge. She got her start with Pine Cove as a summer staffer at the Ranch for four summers, went through the Forge, and has served full time at camp ever since. She worked at the Shores, was one of the […]

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Staff Profile: Joanna “Rajmaninoff” Benjamin

by Evan RobertsPosted Jun 4, 2019

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Joanna “Rajmaninoff” Benjamin is the Women’s Director at Chimney Point. She has a long history with Pine Cove, is an Aggie, and is so dedicated to skits that once she suggested some of her hair be cut off on stage for dramatic effect.   How did you end up at Pine Cove? I was a […]

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Staff Profile: Caleb “Wheelin N Dealin” Carter

by Chelsea ConnorPosted Apr 22, 2019

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Caleb “Wheelin N Dealin” Carter is the new camp director at the Ranch in East Texas, and we are thrilled to have him back at Pine Cove! He has been in his fair share of skits from his summer staff days (this one is an all-time favorite), and everyone at the Ranch will be blessed […]

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Staff Profile: Dexter “Pika Poo” Carter

by Evan RobertsPosted Mar 5, 2019

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How did you end up at Pine Cove? What is your current position? Growing up, I didn’t know much about camping. I didn’t know anything about Christian camp. I got saved my freshman year of college, and then got the chance to do work crew for a week at the Outback. After that, I applied […]

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Staff Profile: Lexi “Sacaga-pee-a” Lanier

by Andrew RogersPosted Feb 6, 2019

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Lexi has worked for Pine Cove for the past seven summers and is currently one of our retreat specialists in East Texas. We had the chance to ask her a few questions about her job and Pine Cove experiences, and we think you’ll love what she has to say! How did you end up at […]

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Staff Profile: Wally “JJ Redneck” Jenkins

by Pine CovePosted Jan 16, 2019

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We sat down with Wally “JJ Redneck” Jenkins and got to know him a little bit better. We’re excited for you to do the same! How did you end up at Pine Cove? I became a believer right after my senior year of high school. All of my friends who were believers worked at Pine […]

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Staff Profile: Coleman “Busta Rhyme” Ross

by Evan RobertsPosted Dec 20, 2018

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We sat down with Coleman “Busta Rhyme” Ross this summer to get to know him a little bit better. Here is what he had to say! How did you end up at Pine Cove? What’s your current position? I was a camper at the Woods for eleven years along with my family. Afterward, I spent four […]

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Staff Profile: TJ “Philly” Connor

by Evan RobertsPosted Oct 30, 2018

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We sat down with Timbers camp director TJ “Philly” Connor this summer to get to know him a little bit better, and his stories had us laughing in no time. How did you end up at Pine Cove? My Pine Cove story is different than most. I grew up in Philadelphia, and for college I […]

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Meet Deemer!

by Mikaleh OffermanPosted Jul 18, 2018

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Rebecca “Redeemer Retriever” Smith went to Auburn University and graduated in 2011 with a degree in psychology and a minor in human development and family studies. She currently works as a regional director for Pine Cove’s Camp in the City, and loves investing in her staff and campers. As her camp name implies, her “animal […]

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