Notes From The Road

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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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Camp Pinnacle’s Food Philosophy and Kitchen Updates

A brand-new kitchen Though we just finished our fall wedding season with 10 straight weekends of weddings, we are already looking ahead to excitement for next summer. What will be most exciting is our brand-new kitchen! The old one, which has been around since the 1950s, is being completely gutted. We are adding space to […]

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Reflections on the role of Camp Counselor

When I first heard of the job of “camp counselor” through a mutual connection, it was a tough sell. Upon hearing of the demands of the position, I immediately thought, shouldn’t I be pursuing some sort of internship? Plus, I didn’t want to give up my low-stress, friend-filled summer months or that week at the […]

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