Notes From The Road

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Living the 5 R’s

On Sunday, November 5th, I ran the New York City Marathon. The sense of pride and accomplishment I felt crossing the finish line after running (and a little bit of walking) for 5 hours and 20 minutes was something I have never felt before. I have done a lot of reflecting over the past month […]

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Halloween: Repurposed

Happy Halloween, Camp Pinnacle families! Alice here!  As a lifelong theater kid and camp kween, I am a big costume person and I lean hard into Halloween. I have gone with silly puns, cultural commentary, pop music icons, beloved animated characters, and inanimate objects. I used to save every costume in a giant bag *just […]

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Explore Hendersonville this Summer!

Western North Carolina is a beautiful place to send your child to summer camp. With lovely weather, unmatched nature, high adventure, there is a peacefulness that is hard to find beyond the Blue Ridge. We are so grateful that you chose to send your child to Camp Pinnacle, and you deserve to enjoy the area […]

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I get by with a little help from my friends.

Do you have a camper who loves to help? A child that, while you were baking cookies, desperately wanted to help and ended up getting batter all over the kitchen? Or that time when your child spilled red paint on the carpet and decided to “help” by mopping it up with the fancy towels reserved […]

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Meet Alice Haefeli, Hillside Director!

Hey Y’all! I adopted “y’all” while living in Texas. It didn’t feel natural saying it. I grew up in a “you guys” household in the northeast, so even hearing “y’all” was unfamiliar. But after adjusting to it, it became my favorite way of addressing a group of people.  “Y’all” is inclusive. You don’t have to […]

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Camp Pinnacle Wolfe Pack – Pt. 2

On opening day, I met 15 teenagers who were excited to be the Wolfe Pack but didn’t quite know what they were in for. There were challenges at first. Waking up early, being on time, running their own schedule, communicating with younger campers, public speaking, facilitating activities, etc. did not come easy for all. Despite […]

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