Wakeboarding at the wake park
Ridge - Grades 9-12 - Columbus, TX Ridge - Grades 9-12 - Columbus, TX

9th - 12th Grade

Ridge Camp

The Ridge is our brand-new youth camp created exclusively for 9th-12th grade campers! Located right outside of Columbus, Texas, the Ridge is where high school campers can unplug from technology and high school stress, be influenced by our Jesus-loving, fun-obsessed summer staff, and plug into seriously fun activities!

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Summer Camp Details

Just a few of our awesome new activities include a state-of-the-art wakeboard park, a slick track, and a giant water slide. The Ridge offers something for every camper! Our hope is that your high schooler will get to know Christ while experiencing the best week of their summer! If you’re ready for some life-changing gooder, cleaner, funner kind of fun, register today!

High school camper on water ropes course
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A week of camp in your pocket.

CampLife is your window into a week of Pine Cove! Keep up with camp and get notified every time your camper is tagged in a photo!


Slick Track

Welcome to Slick Track! The slickest way to wet your racing whistle.

high school boys driving go karts at camp


Weight Room

Our fitness center features bench presses, dumbbells, & more!

weight room at camp



Pulse-pounding action as you flip out and catch air!

Wakeboarding at the cable wake park


Bike Jump

Ever ridden a bike off a ramp and into a lake? You will this summer!

bike jump into lake


Worry-Free Camping


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


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


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


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

Ridge Camp Director, Pat Preston


Pat Preston

Pat “Michelangelo” Preston worked two summers at Pine Cove before joining the full-time staff in 2008. Pat has been the Men's Director at the Shores and Outback, and has been the Outback Director since 2013. Pat is also the Central Texas Ministries Director and will soon transition to a new role as the director of the Pine Cove Ridge. He and his wife, Meghan, have five children.


Brand-new, air conditioned cabins to recharge for each days' events!

Ridge cabin exterior


Where Are We?

The Ridge is conveniently located just off Highway 71 in the middle of central Texas. Positioned just 70 miles from Houston, 80 miles from Austin, and 120 miles from San Antonio, the Ridge is ideally suited to serve campers from a wide variety of nearby cities.

“Pine Cove has absolutely changed my life! The people here absolutely love Jesus. It’s a great place to totally learn about Jesus!”

Ridge Camper

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