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Introducing New CP Team Member Brian Manhart

By Steve Baskin I first met Brian Manhart in 1999. At the time, he was working for a summer camp in Maine. A friend introduced us, and we quickly realized that we shared the same passion for summer camp. A few years later, I hired Brian to work at a camp I directed in Texas. […]

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Learning about Nature at Camp Pinnacle

Hi! I’m Charlie Kendrick, and I’m happy to be returning to Pinnacle this summer. I grew up coming to Pinnacle as a camper and later as a counselor. When I became a school teacher (currently I’m the media specialist at Blue Ridge Middle School in Greenville County, SC), I got to return to camp in […]

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Introducing New CP Team Member John Burton

As summer draws closer, we are getting so excited about welcoming our campers on opening day! We want to reaffirm our commitment to our mission: to create the safest, most exciting, and most substantive summer camp experience through our personal attention to every camper, our caring, and our competence. To help fulfill this mission, we […]

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Camp Photos During the Summer

Returning parents know it, and first-time camp families will soon understand: Seeing photos of your child having fun while they’re away at camp is a huge deal! The Camp Pinnacle media team understands that the photos and videos we upload in the summer are a window into your child’s Pinnacle experience, and we take that […]

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Camp Pinnacle Families’ Advice for New Campers

Going to sleepaway camp from the first time can be nerve-wracking due to the uncertainty of a new experience. However, Camp Pinnacle campers and their families will tell you that spending a few weeks at camp is an incredible way to try activities that they don’t do at home and step out of your comfort […]

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What’s new at Camp Pinnacle for 2021

Tom and the entire facilities team have been hard at work preparing camp for summer 2021! For our returning campers who weren’t able to attend in 2020, we know you’ll be wowed with two years’ worth of renovations and additions to explore on opening day. And for those who came last year, we can’t wait […]

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