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The New Camp Pinnacle Dining Hall is Open!

We are so excited! We love ahead of schedule and under budget—and even better, the new dining room completely exceeds our expectations! It’s a beautiful space, and the wood floors, made from refinished wood milled more than 100 years ago from native hardwood, are absolutely gorgeous. We’ve kept the old fireplace and the old locust […]

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Meet Our 2017 Heads of Boys’ and Girls’ Camp!

Keegan and Andy are joining us again at Camp Pinnacle, this year as the Head of Girls’ and Head of Boys’ camp! We are so excited to have them back with us! Keegan Trofatter Hometown: Greenville, SC Years at Camp Pinnacle: This will be my second summer at CP! Why did you decide to come back […]

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A Word on Food from Chef Richard

By Camp Pinnacle’s chef, Richard Merritt Like all of us here at Camp Pinnacle, I hope all of our campers will find their best selves this summer. To be at their best, children need to feel safe, appreciated for who they are, and know they are wanted and needed. For many campers, this is their […]

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5 Reasons to be a Trip Leader at Camp

For years, outdoor enthusiasts around the world have been leading groups on adventures to show them fun experiences. Some of these enthusiasts have worked at summer camps, leading and inspiring young people to pursue outdoor goals. Many folks in the outdoor community directly attribute their passions to their experiences at summer camps and the role […]

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Summer Camps: A History and Why They Matter

Summer camps, like national parks, are a uniquely American idea. And it’s one of the reasons campers travel from all over the world to experience summer at American camps  At Camp Pinnacle, we typically have 16 countries represented each summer, including China, Russia, Israel, Australia, Japan, South Africa, and many countries in Europe and Latin […]

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Camp Friends are the Best Friends

Camp friendships last a lifetime. Ask anyone who has spent even one summer at camp, and they will say the same thing. I recently got married at Camp Pinnacle, and both my husband and I filled our guest list and bridal party with friends who we met over our combined 24 years at various summer […]

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