Notes From The Road

Tag: Jerve DuPre

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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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Greetings from Session 2: Thoughts and a Video

We are off rafting on the Nantahala River today! It’s always a highlight of my day when I get to spend time with our wonderful campers. Though we’ve had a few summer storms here and there, campers have been walking around with non-stop smiles on their faces. New friends have been made, new skills have […]

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Greetings from Session 1: Thoughts and a Video

I couldn’t be more pleased with how session 1 is going. Camp is a joyful place, and every single camper seems to have found their groove. Everyone has made many new friends, challenged themselves, and succeeded beyond expectations. This is a kind and friendly group of kids, and the overall camp community has come together […]

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