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Thinking of All in Harm’s Way and Thanking You for a Great Summer

Between hurricanes, wildfires, and unsettling international and domestic events, our world seems to be turning upside down. Our hearts go out to our Camp Pinnacle families in the Houston area. Fortunately, we have heard from many, and all seem to be doing OK. While the most recent Irma forecast for our families in the Dominican […]

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Greetings from Session 3: A Fun Video!

Session 3 is going well, and we couldn’t be more pleased with this great group of kids. Everyone is having lots of fun and forming a kind and respectful community. This is our first three-week session ever, and the campers are enjoying the opportunity to be able to accomplish more than they ever could in […]

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Greetings from Session 2: Thoughts and a Video

We are off rafting on the Nantahala River today! It’s always a highlight of my day when I get to spend time with our wonderful campers. Though we’ve had a few summer storms here and there, campers have been walking around with non-stop smiles on their faces. New friends have been made, new skills have […]

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Greetings from Session 1: Thoughts and a Video

I couldn’t be more pleased with how session 1 is going. Camp is a joyful place, and every single camper seems to have found their groove. Everyone has made many new friends, challenged themselves, and succeeded beyond expectations. This is a kind and friendly group of kids, and the overall camp community has come together […]

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Video: 2017 Camp Pinnacle Counselor Orientation

Camp Pinnacle counselor orientation is going extremely well, and everyone is so excited to meet the session 1 campers on Sunday, June 11! We are extremely proud of our counselor team. This year, we have 54 counselors, meaning a counselor-to-camper ratio of less than 1:3. Our counselors have traveled here from 19 states, as far […]

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Introducing Our 2017 Counselor Team!

We are in full swing preparing for camp: Our facilities team is running full-steam ahead to fine-tune camp before session 1, and perhaps most important of all, our counselors and staff have arrived! Orientation for all of our counselors begins June 1, but many are here and taking lifeguarding, Wilderness First Aid, and other certification […]

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