Pine Cove is a Christian camp with locations in both Texas and South Carolina. Pine Cove provides fun and safe opportunities for youth and family campers alike to experience life change while having a blast in the great outdoors. In the non-summer months, Pine Cove hosts weekend retreats and conferences, welcoming guests to get away for a time of worship, growth, and play.
Pine Cove exists to be used by God to transform the lives of people for His purposes and His glory!
I am a retreat hostess through the Forge - Pine Cove's Christian Leadership training program. In addition to participating in classroom learning, adventure travel, and communal living, six weekends each semester I am responsible for hosting and serving guests that come to camp during the non-summer months. Responsibilities include: -preparing and maintaining clean meeting spaces -safely facilitating zip-line and high ropes elements -leading volunteer work crews in meal prep and clean-up -building relationships with campers -programming activities and games for guests -assisting full-time staff in providing excellent customer service
Requirements and Qualifications
The following are eligibility requirements for those considering the Forge program: - completed at least one year of college - no older than 25 - not married - placed belief in Jesus Christ as savior - possession of some basic leadership traits/ qualities - good physical health - able to acquire an appropriate visa if not a resident of the United States
Benefits and Opportunities
The cost of this program is $12,000 which includes food, lodging, utilities, classes, personal discipleship, supplemental health coverage, gas, and van usage for an eighth-month time frame. This cost can be fundraised and also covers expenses of all trips, including a 10-day study tour of Israel. Benefits include extensive networking, tailored spiritual and character development, and potential academic credit.
I have gained skill and knowledge in the areas of leadership, service, hospitality, and decision making in a professional and supportive setting.