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Advice for the Current Coronavirus Situation

It’s a strange world out there. Schools across the country have moved to virtual learning, restaurants can only offer take-out, and ski areas, movie theaters, concerts, and sporting events have been cancelled. There will be no March Madness. The streets of big cities are eerily deserted. Our hands have never been cleaner. We are in […]

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Nice Kids Finish First

After returning home from Camp Pinnacle, we often hear our campers say, “Everyone is so nice and kind at camp… why can’t it be like that in the real world?” Of course, we’re thrilled to hear this because our culture of kindness is a key part of our program design, and the cornerstone of the […]

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Travel 101: Flying to Camp Pinnacle

Even though the first session of camp is still four months away, let’s talk travel! Whether you’ll be driving your child to camp or having them fly on their own, we encourage families to make travel arrangements as early as possible. *Please note a major travel change from previous years. Beginning summer 2020, Camp Pinnacle […]

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Thank You Walker, Welcome Josh Hall

Well, friends, we have both good news and bittersweet news to share… After two amazing summers, our assistant director Walker Hendry has decided to move on from Camp Pinnacle. He has been a wonderful addition to our camp family, and we will miss him dearly. His endless energy and goofy personality have been a source […]

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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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