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Tag: summer


Relational Recruiting

by Anna BirchPosted Nov 11, 2020

summer staff circle

Have you ever wondered what our full-time camp teams do during the other nine months of the year? Much of it is spent preparing for the next summer, pouring into current college staff, and recruiting new staff. Since recruiting makes up a substantial part of the year, it begs the question: HOW do we find […]

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Summer Trends for 2020

by Anna BirchPosted Aug 5, 2020

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As we wrap up the final week of camp, it’s fun to look back on what have been some of the trends this summer. Every year we notice there just seems to be a few things that are cool and we can’t quite put our finger on why, but it sure is fun to take […]

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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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2020 Camp Names We Love

by Anna BirchPosted Jun 3, 2020

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It’s that time of the year… our new summer staff are getting their camp names! We’ve been laughing out loud at some of these names and we just had to share. If you don’t get some of them, it’s okay—sometimes that’s the funniest part!  A lot of camp names are based on food. We’re not […]

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Bible Study Previews 2020

by Anna BirchPosted May 27, 2020

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Camp is seriously fun, but more than that, it is all about Jesus, and the best part of each day is Bible study time! Here is a look at what our youth camps will be learning in their individual Bible studies this summer. We can’t wait for campers to dive into these! Towers: Total transformation! […]

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New Pine Cove Gear 2020

by Anna BirchPosted Apr 29, 2020

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You know that feeling of entering the camp store and trying to decide which t-shirt to buy along with your Dibs and Dr. Pepper? Yep, it’s a pretty fun feeling. Well, you can still experience that as you grab some new gear while sitting on your couch!  We love seeing campers and staff all over […]

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Two-Week Programs: Double the Impact

by Anna BirchPosted Mar 10, 2020

3 high school guy campers

What’s better than one week of camp? Well, TWO weeks of camp, of course! Several of our youth camps offer two-week programs for campers who want to stay a little longer. But why send your camper to a two-week program? Let us tell you… there are great benefits in the extra week! We all know […]

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25 Core Values for Your Family

by Pine CovePosted Feb 26, 2020

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Christ-centered. Others-focused. Seriously fun. These are Pine Cove’s core values. From crazy skits to deep conversations to high energy times of worship, everything we do gets filtered through those three principles. They help to ensure that Pine Cove stays true to who God has created us to be, so that no matter the changes we […]

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Behind the Scenes with Worship Leaders

by Katelyn SullinsPosted Jan 22, 2020

girl leading worship

I can recall, as a high school camper at the Shores, watching the worship leader up on stage and thinking they must be the coolest person at camp.  This past summer, we got together with a couple of staffers who have had the privilege of being worship leaders to see what the job was really […]

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