Notes From The Road

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Why We Are Opening Camp Pinnacle this Summer

The decision to open Camp Pinnacle this season has been the hardest one I’ve made in my 30 years working in youth development. The decision was made after many sleepless nights trying to figure which option was the best… out of no perfect options. It’s a decision made not from hubris, but with clear eyes […]

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Bake at Home with Recipes from Chef Richard

Like many other people, spending so much time at home has gotten us a little more acquainted with our baking tools! Has anyone made a new recipe recently? If you haven’t, or maybe you want to try another, we have three great options for you, each from Chef Richard’s recipe box. If you make one, be […]

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Brain Buster Challenge

During this unique time, we hope to be a resource for you. By now we can only assume your child has played the same board game 17 times, exhausted their coloring books, and beat the final level on their favorite video game—twice! Don’t fret, we are here to help. The Camp Pinnacle Brain Buster Challenge […]

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Get to Know Camp Pinnacle Lingo

We know many of you will be attending Camp Pinnacle for the first time this summer. The thought of spending two to three weeks away from home can be overwhelming for a first-time camper… But don’t fret—we are here to help! Let’s talk about the basics: What does a typical day at Camp Pinnacle? You’ve […]

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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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