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The Benefits of Adversity; a Geopolitical Perspective

It is an illusion to think that more comfort means more happiness. Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to be needed. Happiness comes from the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed. – Storm Jameson The Revenge of […]

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Holiday Traditions at Camp

As we head into winter, many of us are entering a season filled with rituals and traditions! From the annual Turkey Trot to the decorations, from extra-special foods and gifts to the fireworks on New Year’s Eve, many families engage in certain traditions year after year, passed down from generation to generation. It is these […]

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Camp Pinnacle’s Food Philosophy and Kitchen Updates

A brand-new kitchen Though we just finished our fall wedding season with 10 straight weekends of weddings, we are already looking ahead to excitement for next summer. What will be most exciting is our brand-new kitchen! The old one, which has been around since the 1950s, is being completely gutted. We are adding space to […]

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Reflections on the role of Camp Counselor

When I first heard of the job of “camp counselor” through a mutual connection, it was a tough sell. Upon hearing of the demands of the position, I immediately thought, shouldn’t I be pursuing some sort of internship? Plus, I didn’t want to give up my low-stress, friend-filled summer months or that week at the […]

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Camp Pinnacle is ACA Accredited!

We are extremely excited to announce that Camp Pinnacle is now fully accredited by the American Camp Association (ACA)! For our year-round staff, this has been a goal for a long time, and this month we officially received word of our new accreditation. This furthers the mission of Camp Pinnacle by creating a safe, substantive, and […]

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Fall at Camp Pinnacle

While the wake-up bell may no longer ring each morning at 7:30 and the Lognasium is now closed for the season, the magic of Camp Pinnacle is still very much alive. Have you ever found yourself wondering what we could possibly be doing now that the hustle and bustle of another busy summer has ended? […]

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