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Announcing the Pinnacle Sky Park

If my own kids’ enthusiasm is a good indicator, then all of our campers are going to love the latest addition to Camp Pinnacle. Every penny of profit over the past seven years has gone back into improving our campus and the camp experience. Last year, we rebuilt the dining hall, and what a difference […]

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Summer Camp is Often the Best Gift

Every year, I begin searching for the “perfect gift” for my four kids. There are things that they want or “need,” but many of those things are not what I am excited about giving them. The marketing aimed toward consumers, especially during the holidays, tries to erase the line between “want” and “need.” We are […]

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A Little Boredom is a Good Thing

I grew up with six siblings, and when you said you were bored, you stood a good chance of having to get a job. We didn’t have cell phones, laptops, or more than three channels on our TV, which made unstructured playtime a completely different ballgame than what kids are used to this electronics-filled era. These days, we rarely hear “I’m […]

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Thank you, Ben Lea

After six years of service to Camp Pinnacle, Ben Lea is moving on to accept new challenges. We greatly appreciate his many contributions to the success and revitalization of Camp Pinnacle. We will miss his tremendous rapport with staff and campers, and his commitment to harnessing the power of the camp experience to affect young […]

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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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