Scenic view of trees at camp

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A First-Time Camper Mom’s Experience

by Valerie MorbyPosted Apr 14, 2016

Camper being greeted by counselors

Editor’s Note: The following post was written by Michelle Tanzola, a mom who sent her daughter to Pine Cove Camp in the City for the first time last summer! Check out what the experience was like for her. I am not a “hoverer” when it comes to parenting. At least, I don’t like to think […]

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Merry Winterfest to All and to All a Good Night

by Brent BertolioPosted Dec 23, 2014

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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‘Twas the Night Before Winterfest

by Valerie MorbyPosted Dec 19, 2014

twas the night before winterfest

We’re so excited for Winterfest, we can’t be the only ones dreaming about it! In fact, here’s the story of two campers who just can’t wait to get to camp. It’s ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas… Pine Cove style. We are proud to present “Twas the Night Before Winterfest”! ‘Twas the night before Winterfest, when all through […]

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Gingerbread Houses: Guys Versus Girls

by Jon DavidsonPosted Dec 19, 2013

Boys Gingerbread House

Winterfest was a blast! Maybe by now all of our campers have finally caught up on rest, because they were having so much fun over the weekend! There are several highlights that we could talk about, but let’s be honest: we know everyone just wants to know about the the Ranch Gingerbread Launch. We’ve known […]

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Winterfest is in the Forecast!

by Brent BertolioPosted Nov 22, 2013

Worship at Pine Cove Winterfest

What is Winterfest? Winterfest is Pine Cove’s winter camp for 1st – 12th graders, in December. If you’ve never experienced the awesomeness of summer, this is a great opportunity to see what it’s all about. On the flip side, if you have been or have sent your child to summer camp before, this is an […]

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Camp is God’s Idea

by Taylor JervisPosted Nov 20, 2013

Weekend Winter Camp

When I was a kid, I went to as many church retreats and weekend camps as I could. I would jump at the opportunity to spend time with my friends away from home, hang out with the older guys who lead our group, and play sports and games with kids my age. It was a […]

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Twas the Night Before Winterfest

by Mallory BrandenburgPosted Dec 13, 2012

Night Before Winterfest

Twas the night before Winterfest, when all through the camp The Timbers staff was working; bumping the lamp The Christmas lights were hung on the cabins with care, In hopes that the campers soon would be there; The summer staff were driving from near and afar, Recovering from finals by blasting Tedashii in their car; […]

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