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Outback - Grades 6-8 - Columbus, TX Outback - Grades 6-8 - Columbus, TX

6th - 8th Grade

G’day from Pine Cove Outback—where there are no dingoes or boxing kangaroos. Whew! This awesome camp for 6th – 8th graders is located right outside of Columbus, Texas. The Outback is filled with fun, excitement, and most importantly, an environment that promotes life transformation. Gooder, cleaner, funner? You bet!

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Summer Camp Details

A week at Outback is packed with hilarious skits, sweet dances, and plenty of loud cheers while hearing powerful teaching from God’s Word. Plus, campers will get to spend time with counselors who are passionate about Jesus Christ! Our hope is that campers experience the best week of their life as they participate in great activities, build lasting friendships, and grow deeper in their walk with the Lord. If you’re ready for some life-changing gooder, cleaner, funner kind of fun, register today!

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Check out our discounted weeks to save on camp! We also have financial assistance available – click here to apply.

$1499

$1149

Payment Plan
Deposit + $316 Per Month

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Information About Two-Week Sessions

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Two-Week Programs

Sometimes one week of camp just isn't enough—that's where our two-week camp sessions come in! These incredible programs give campers a unique and exclusive experience of extra time with their favorite activities and counselors, all of the seriously fun theme nights, and additional special events designed specifically for our two-week campers. Most importantly, they get more time to dive into their faith through guest speakers, acoustic worship sessions, and extra Bible studies. Don't miss your chance for MORE!

More About Two-Week Programs

Check out our discounted weeks to save on camp! We also have financial assistance available – click here to apply.

Activities

Paintball

Sometimes ya gotta grab a phony bazooka and engage in a fake battle!

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Activities

Barn Swing

It’s kinda like a roller coaster trapped in a barn that catches big air!

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Blob

It’s legendary. It’s blobby. And we have it in all its high-flying glory.

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Zip Line

Is there anything more exhilarating than a zip line? We’ll let you decide.

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Camo Night

Grab your camo and head into the forest to sneak your way to victory!

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Game Room

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Horses

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Pool

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Details

Worry-Free Camping

Staff

Fun AND responsible? Yes! They’re just hilarious-er!

Safety

Safety first! (And second. And third.) Safety-er

Food

You guys don’t like dessert or anything, do you? Mmm, delicious-er!

App

Camp photos up on your phone? 100% gonna happen. Connected-er!

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Counselors

Christ-Centered Counselors

The counselors and staff at Pine Cove have a simple goal: to help kids and families connect with Jesus. Through intentional conversations, Bible studies, and worship, our staff will share the life-changing power of the Gospel with your camper and show that a relationship with the Lord can be exciting, interactive, and impactful.

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Facilities

Dining Hall

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Cabin

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Cabin Inside

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Barn Swing

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Porch View

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Sports Court

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Club Room

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Location

The Outback youth camp is located just 70 miles from Houston, 80 miles from Austin, and 120 miles from San Antonio. Our spot just north of I-10 on Highway 70 in Central Texas is easy to get to from wherever you are!

Outback Director

Director

David Hall

David “Fumblerooski” Hall is a graduate of Texas Christian University. He was a high school football coach for sixteen years before joining the Pine Cove full-time team in 2019. David and his wife Ashley have been married since 2006, and are long-time Crier Creek family campers. They are parents to two sons and a daughter.

Still on the Fence?

10 Ways to Build Your Child’s Faith

While a week at Pine Cove is seriously fun, most importantly, it’s the investment into your child’s faith that inspires them to a lifetime of following Jesus. How? We’ve compiled the top 10 ways summer camp does just that – enter your email below so we can share them with you!

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