Lea "Solo" Rittenhouse

Lea Rittenhouse
Lea joined the Pine Cove family in February 2013. Before coming to Pine Cove, she attended The University of Texas at Tyler where she majored in Journalism and Psychology. She also worked at Pine Cove in high school doing conference work crew and working in the gift shops. With a background in publication, she enjoys combining her love for people and writing. Lea loves reading, anything creative, storytelling, and all things outside.
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What You Need to Know About Registration

Pine Cove Staff Jumping

Did you or your camper come to Pine Cove this summer? Did you have a blast? Do you already have a countdown until next summer when you can come back to camp? Well we have a countdown, too, and we really want you to come back to Pine Cove next summer! We are so serious about having you back at camp that we’ve made it easy and rewarding to register for 2017. Around here we call it “pre-registration” — a privilege available to those who attended this summer. The greatest benefit to pre-registering your family or your camper is securing […]

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Friend Requests at Pine Cove

Friends at Camp

We know that campers love to be in the same cabin with their friends. So here at Pine Cove, we’ve carefully (and prayerfully) created a cabin mate request system to handle this. Our intention is to create the best environment and experience possible for all campers — those coming alone or with friends. We want every camper to have the best week of their year, believing the ultimate camp experience is to connect with Jesus. When and how can I make a cabin mate request? After March 15th you’ll be able to make a cabin mate request through your online […]

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Top 8 Questions We Get About Youth Camp

Camper Arriving at Pine Cove

Here in the Pine Cove registration department, we love talking about camp! We thought it might be helpful to gather up the most common questions and list them here for you while you’re preparing your camper for summer! 1. What time do I drop off/pick up my camper? Each youth camp has unique drop-off and pick-up times. Please do not drop off your camper before the designated time. Be sure and plan to come to the Closing Celebrations to get a taste of what your camper has been doing all week! The Celebration includes singing, camper awards, a video presentation […]

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Top 8 Questions We Get About Family Camp

Family Hugging at Camp

We don’t know about you, but we’re getting excited about family camp this summer! The registration department is already preparing for you! For those who are getting a jumpstart, like us, on organizing your summer plans or planning your best theme night attire, we thought we’d put together a list of common questions regarding family camp. 1. What are the differences between the three family camps? The biggest difference between the three family camps is the location. The Bluffs and Woods are in Tyler, Texas and Crier Creek is located in Columbus, Texas. We have the same great staff and […]

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Important Camper Forms

Shores-Girls-Smiling

Here at Pine Cove, there are two things that are very important during the registration process. For starters, we want to make preparing for camp a smooth process, and second, we want to be as prepared as possible for your specific camper. To accomplish these priorities, we require that you complete three mandatory forms through your online account: The Covenant Release Form The covenant release form gives your camper permission to be on Pine Cove property and to participate in camp activities. The Health Form The health from is valuable in case of any sickness or injury while your camper […]

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