Meredith "Legopage" Gunn

Meredith Gunn
Meredith "Legopage" Gunn is the 2014 Social Media Coordinator at the Shores. This is her third summer on staff, having counseled the second half of her 2012 and 2013 summers. She is a senior at The University of Texas at Austin and is studying design. Meredith was a camper at Pine Cove from Towers to Shores and agrees that there "ain't no party like a Pine Cove party!"

Why We Use Camp Names

It is plain to see that Pine Cove has some pretty wacky traditions. What would camp be without the Spirit Stick, count-ems, Christmas in July, and theme nights? Allow me to answer: boring. But my personal favorite tradition, and one that is quite specific to Pine Cove, is our use of camp names. Having attended Pine Cove youth camps from elementary school to graduation, I have quite the list of counselor names associated with some of my sweetest memories. From “Sacagawendy” to “Tot Tonka” and “Surf and Turf,” these names have stuck in my mind for years. But it wasn’t […]

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Travis’s Prayer

The LORD is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth. Psalm 145:18 Ask any counselor, and they will tell you just how nerve-wracking stepping into your cabin on Sunday afternoon for the first time that week can be. Questions like “what if I don’t get along with the kids”, “what if we have different interests”, and “what if they don’t listen to me” can quickly take over and consume those final steps up from the gauntlet. The devil loves to fling lies of inadequacy, doubt, and insecurity towards our sweaty, sunburned faces. […]

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