Important Update

Changes to Outdoor Education


Fall & Spring Alternatives

Pine Cove is proud of the years spent developing and running a successful and others-focused outdoor education program. Unfortunately, Pine Cove has made the difficult decision to close the Institute of Wilderness Studies. Covid-19 has negatively impacted countless organizations, and unfortunately we are not exempt. As a non-profit organization, IWS is no longer financially sustainable. We are grateful to the countless schools who visited us, animals who taught us, and staff members who served alongside us. We will miss the outdoor education program immensely!


Come experience what Pine Cove is known for: summer camp! Every week of the summer is packed with Bible studies, water activities, ropes courses, awesome counselors, and much, much more. From overnight camp to day camp to family camp, Pine Cove offers something for everyone. Join us in Texas or South Carolina and see why we’re Christ‑centered, others‑focused, and seriously fun! Don’t wait—sign up today!

More About Summer Camp

A Guide for You

Is My Kid Ready for Overnight Camp?

Determining whether or not your child is ready for a week of overnight camp can be tough. We understand, and we’re here to help you make the best decision for your family. This information-packed resource (written by a mom!) will walk you through the decision-making process and help you determine whether the time is right to sign up for camp!


December Youth Camp


Pine Cove Winterfest is all of the fun of a week of summer camp jam-packed into one winter weekend! Each December, campers and staff spend a weekend jumping, laughing, caroling, and enjoying being back at camp. Winterfest is a great break during the school year spending time in a Christ-centered, others-focused, and seriously fun environment! Come join us this winter for a weekend you’ll never forget!

More About Winterfest


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