Notes From The Road

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Camp is Like College, Just a Little Bit Early

Well, it’s much too early for parents of current campers to be thinking about college. We like to think that camp is just one of many stops (college being another) that if approached properly will help our kids transition to adulthood and live bold lives filled with growth, adventure, and learning. Parents often mistake preparing […]

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Introducing New CP Team Member: Jack Privette

As we enter a new season at Camp Pinnacle, we are thrilled to introduce our newest year round team member: Jack Privette. Jack hails from North Wilkesboro, NC and has worked at Camp Pinnacle for the past two summers. In 2020 Jack joined Pinnacle’s summer staff as our Head of Ropes and he returned in […]

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A Reflection on Summer 2021

By Jane Dockendorf As we wrap up summer 2021 and the completion of 10 summers as the “new” Camp Pinnacle, we are so grateful and humbled by what we have accomplished and the trust you have placed in us.  In 2012, our first summer, we served a total of 102 campers (about half of whom […]

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What’s New for Camp Pinnacle 2021

Late May is always the time for “all-hands-on-deck” as we make sure that Camp Pinnacle is ready to go by opening day. Even though we have been preparing since last August, getting camp ready always seems to come down to the wire.  We bite off too many projects each year and then keep dreaming of […]

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A Few Thoughts about Fayssoux Moss

By Steve Baskin I want to share a few thoughts about Fayssoux Moss. Almost eight years ago, we conducted a nationwide search for an assistant director to join our brand-new team at Camp Pinnacle. Back then, camp was much smaller and less complicated. We had no Sky Park, only half as many biking trails, and […]

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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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