Posts with the ‘registration’ tag

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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Camp in the City: Day Camp in Your Neighborhood!

Camper on Bungee Trampoline

Seven years ago when we started Camp in the City, we never would have imagined taking camp to 100 different locations all over the South. We have the coolest jobs ever! We get to partner with the best churches while providing an awesome camp experience for them and the people in their communities. Nearly 450 college summer staff will join us as we hit the road in May who are pumped to share the love of Jesus with 1st through 6th graders across nine states. Along the way, our staff will also get the incredible opportunity of staying with families at […]

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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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Super Goal Monday = Registration Day!

Boys Having Fun at Summer Camp

It’s time for the biggest event of the year! The moment you have been anxiously awaiting all year long… Okay, it may not quite be time for opening day of camp, but this may be the second biggest event of the year. If you haven’t caught on, we’re talking about the Super Bowl! Before you begin feeling “deflated” about it not being time for camp, we have some great news! Each year at Pine Cove, we recognize the day after the Super Bowl as Super GOAL Monday. It’s registration day! Thousands of campers from across the country will be roaring […]

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Welcome to Camp Hacking Buzzard

Hacking Buzzard Camp Sign

Summer camp may be over for 2014, but that hasn’t stopped us from already thinking about NEXT summer! We want you to come back to Pine Cove, and we hope you do too! Pre-registration for summer 2015 ends soon, and you don’t want to miss your chance. What happens when you wait to pre-register? Don’t get stuck at Camp Hacking Buzzard! Make sure you pre-register so you can come back to Pine Cove! The greatest benefit to pre-registering is securing your spot for next the year before we open registration to the public. Here are a few of our upcoming important registration dates: […]

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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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Express: Our New Half-Week Camp Program

Boys on Water Mat in Lake

We are so excited to introduce a brand-new experience at Pine Cove called Express! Express is a new half-week camp program designed to help transition campers into our overnight youth camps. This new program is a great opportunity for elementary-aged campers entering 2nd-5th grade that may not be ready for a full week away from home. Our desire is for campers of all ages and maturity to experience the life-changing fun and excitement at Pine Cove. In the summer, Pine Cove ministers to kids and parents through three family camps, six overnight youth camps, an on-site day camp (Castle Rock), […]

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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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Super Bowl Sunday = Super Goal Monday

camper_opening day

Football season wraps up on Super Bowl Sunday, but summer camp registration season kicks off the following day. Here at Pine Cove we call that day Super GOAL Monday! Super Goal Monday is a big day for us because it’s the day that many of our youth camps, day camps, and family camps start filling up. Yes, you read that right… some weeks will be FULL by the end of Super Goal Monday! We estimate that over 1,300 campers will register on this one day. So if you or someone you know is considering Pine Cove, be sure to register […]

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Important Camper Forms


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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