Get to know the girls first half staff at the Pine Cove Woods.  We’ll see you around camp. It’s nice to put a name with a face.
Leadership  |  Counselors  |  Program Staff

Leadership

Sparkles

Sparkles

Position: Assistant Program Director

College: Texas A&M University

Major: Classical History

Fun Fact: When camp ends in August, I am moving to Paris to be an Au Pair!

“I am excited for camp because I love to build relationships with families and tell kids about Jesus.”

Wig Out

Wig Out

Position: Secretary

College: Texas Christian University

Major: Education & History

Fun Fact: I backpacked over 1,000 miles through Europe in just nine days.

“I am excited for camp because it is my favorite place in the world! I love how God works here!”

Pro Throw

Pro Throw

Position: Impact Senior Counselor

College: Louisiana State University

Major: Child and Family Studies

Fun Fact: I used to throw the javelin for LSU!

“I am excited for camp because I love the families and the ministry at camp!”

Twin Possible

Twin Possible

Position: Wild Woods Senior Counselor

College: Texas A&M University

Major: Communication

Fun Fact: I am a twin!

“I am excited for camp because I am passionate about spreading the love of Jesus through camp ministry.”

Melon and Cheese

Melon and Cheese

Position: Wild Kids Senior Counselor

College: Baylor University

Major: Child and Family Studies

Fun Fact: I once fell down a trail while hiking in the Grand Canyon.

“I am excited for camp because I get pumped about seeing kids grow in their faith by being assured that they are made in the image of God while having the time of their lives.”

Lolz

Lolz

Position: Cove Kids Senior Counselor

College: Baylor University

Major: Child and Family Studies

Fun Fact: I used to ride dirt bikes as a hobby!

“I am excited for camp because of all of the families and the love of Jesus!”

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Why So Serious

Position: Head Media

College: Texas Tech University

Major: Spanish

Fun Fact: I recently got engaged!

“I am excited for camp because I am pumped to dance like a mad woman and do media things with my crew!”

Counselors

Hershey Whisk

Hershey Whisk

Position: Cove Kids Counselor

College: Union University

Major: Special Education

Fun Fact: I claim to be a native Texan but I’ve only lived here for a month after I was born.

“I am excited for camp because the Lord can restore families here in a mighty way!”

Nana

Nana

Position: Cove Kids Counselor

College: University of Texas

Major: Music Education

Fun Fact: I’ve floated in the Dead Sea.

“I am excited for camp because summers at Pine Cove have been some of the best of my life. I am ready to hang out with families and love Jesus with them!”

Homes

Homes

Position: Cove Kids Counselor

College: Texas A&M University

Major: Community Health

Fun Fact: My favorite animal is an elephant!

“I am excited for camp because I get to spend time with families and see how the Lord is working in each of their lives.”

Llama Bear

Llama Bear

Position: Cove Kids Counselor

College: Baylor, UTSA

Major: English

Fun Fact: I snort when I laugh.

“I am excited for camp because this is my thirteenth year!”

Brosette

Brosette

Position: Counselor

College: Auburn University

Major: Communication

Fun Fact: I was six weeks old my first summer as a Woods camper!

“I am excited for camp because I get to meet new families and spend time with returning families that I already know and love!”

Crasher

Crasher

Position: Counselor

College: University of Oklahoma

Major: Health and Exercise Science

Fun Fact: My parents met as counselors at Pine Cove!

“I am excited for camp because I just love all the families!”

Pinky Prom-Mess

Pinky Prom-Mess

Position: Counselor

College: Texas A&M University

Major: Community Health

Fun Fact: The 4th of July is my very favorite holiday!

“I am excited for camp because these families make my whole year. They are wonderful!”

Selfie

Selfie

Position: Counselor

College: Stephen F. Austin State University

Major: Child Development and Family Living

Fun Fact: I am allergic to very strange things (i.e. guinea pigs and mango skin)

“I am excited for camp because I get to pour into others and spread Christ’s love to increase the kingdom.

Mumsy

Mumsy

Position: Counselor

College: Louisiana Tech University

Major: Child Development

Fun Fact: I’ve ridden a camel!

“I am excited for camp because I am so excited to see families grow in the Lord together!”

Yo Red

Yo Red

Position: Counselor

College: SW Baptist Theological Seminary

Major: Biblical Studies

Fun Fact: This is my fifteenth summer at the Woods!

“I am excited for camp because I get to spend my summer at my favorite place on earth!”

Chuy

Chuy

Position: Counselor

College: Texas A&M University

Major: International Studies

Fun Fact: There are no polar bears in Antarctica!

“I am excited for camp because camp is full of play and people!”

EscaLater

EscaLater

Position: Counselor

College: University of Nebraska at Lincoln

Major: Elementary Education

Fun Fact: I am from Nebraska! #GBR (Go Big Red!)

“I am excited for camp because I get to spend time with kids and adults… Best of both worlds!”

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Curby

Position: Counselor

College: Northern Arizona University

Major: Hotel and Restaurant Management

Fun Fact: I’m from Arizona!

“I am excited for camp because I am more than excited to get to know families!”

Yankee Poodle Dandy

Yankee Poodle Dandy

Position: Counselor

College: Dallas Baptist University

Major: Psychology

Fun Fact: I really like cats.

“I am excited for camp because what’s not to be excited about?”

Bucket List

Bucket List

Position: Counselor

College: Baylor

Major: Nursing

Fun Fact: I’m from Jaw-Jah (aka Georgia).

“I am excited for camp because it’s camp and I love it!”

LadyBug

LadyBug

Position: Counselor

College: East Texas Baptist University

Major: Religion

Fun Fact: I can play the saxophone!

“I am excited for camp because God is going to move.”

Ottie

Ottie

Position: Counselor

College: Oklahoma State University

Major: Merchandising & Marketing

Fun Fact: I can sign (American Sign Language)!

“I am excited for camp because of Jesus, friends, and great activities!”

Hunny Bunny

Hunny Bunny

Position: Counselor

College: Texas A&M University

Major: Allied Health

Fun Fact: My ears look very different from each other.

“I am excited for camp because I get to grow closer to The Lord and my brothers and sisters in Christ.”

Eye Deer

Ideer

Position: Counselor

College: Oklahoma Baptist University

Major: Elementary Education

Fun Fact: I hunt, fish, and camp with my dad.

“I am excited for camp because I am out of my comfort zone, so I am excited to see how God uses me to serve for the glory of Christ.”

Loops

Loops

Position: Counselor

College: University of Oklahoma

Major: Social Entrepreneurship

Fun Fact: It is my first summer at Pine Cove and Tyler, Texas in general.

“I am excited for camp because I adore kids.”

Bovine Intervention

Bovine Intervention

Position: Counselor

College: SW Baptist Theological Seminary

Major: Humanities

Fun Fact: I love cows…a lot.

“I am excited for camp because I get to meet some awesome families!”

Pity in Pink

Pity in Pink

Position: Counselor

College: Texas A&M University

Major: English

Fun Fact: I know the first thirty digits of Pi by heart.

“I am excited for camp because God has a spectacular plan for this summer!”

Program Staff

Sweet J

Sweet J

Position: Media Content Creator- App Manager

College: Texas A&M University Graduate

Major: Human Resources

Fun Fact: This past year I got to hike through Israel!

“I am excited for camp because I get to spend 3 months learning and growing while spending time with families! I am so thankful that the Lord has me here this summer.”

Stealth-O-scope

Stealth-O-scope

Position: Health Assistant

College:Oklahoma Baptist University

Major: Nursing

Fun Fact: I’ve been skydiving and I have been on 10 mission trips in Mexico!

“I am excited for camp because I have the privilege to serve everyone’s physical needs while also pouring into them spiritually!”

Princess Shenanny-gans

Shenanny

Position: Chaos/Counselor

College: Texas A&M University

Major: Marketing

Fun Fact: I drink coffee like water.

“I am excited for camp because it’s camp and camp is a really special place!”

Rabbit Dag Nabbit

Rabbit Dag Nabbit

Position: Assistant Work Crew Director

College: Baylor University Graduate

Major: Psychology

Fun Fact: I have a twin brother and I have run two half marathons!

“I am excited for camp because we get to serve families every day and see Jesus work in their lives and others.”

X-Stream

X-Stream

Position: Head Ropes Course

College: Pine Cove Forge 2016

Major: N/A

Fun Fact: I lived in an igloo for two weeks at Yellowstone.

“I am excited for camp because I can’t wait to see lives transformed through Jesus Christ!”

EmBAREsing

EmBAREsing

Position: Chaos/Lifeguard/Worship

College: Texas A&M University

Major: Allied Health

Fun Fact: I managed and photographed a band in high school!

“I am excited for camp because Jesus changes lives here and I get to be a part of that!”

Craft'n Crunch

Craft’n Crunch

Position: Chaos/Lifeguard/Burch Nanny

College: Texas A&M University

Major: Psychology

Fun Fact: One of my dream jobs would be owning my own daycare.

“I am excited for camp because I get to meet families who I can gain wisdom from and learn about The Lord with!”

Merm

Merm

Position: Retail/Chaos

College: Union University

Major: Communications

Fun Fact: I have dual citizenship in Switzerland.

“I am excited for camp because God is going to do incredible things this summer and I can’t wait to grow and learn with campers and staff!”

Banana Pudding

Banana Pudding

Position: Arts & Crafts/Town Runner

College: Texas A&M University

Major: Telecommunication Media Studies

Fun Fact: I have been to five different countries.

“I am excited for camp because I am ready to watch the Lord work mightily in the lives of families and display His glory through camp.”

Wristmas Miracle

Wristmas Miracle

Position: Media Photographer

College: Oklahoma State University

Major: Marketing & Fashion Merchandising

Fun Fact: I am a former Woods camper (Week Two).

“I am excited for camp because I get to be a part of the camp that had such a positive impact on my family.”

Simba

Tickle Me Simba

Position: Wrangler

College: Oklahoma State University

Major: Zoology

Fun Fact: I broke my back three years ago.

“I am excited for camp because I get to share the love of Christ through horses and share how they can be a picture of the gospel with campers.”

RodeOhNo

RodeOhNo

Position: Wrangler

College: Purdue University

Major: Veterinary Technology

Fun Fact: I can speak with my mouth closed.

“I am excited for camp because I get to meet tons of new people in a new place!”

Boston Twirl Party

Boston Twirl Party

Position: Wrangler

College: Northeastern University

Major: Health Science

Fun Fact: I can make a face that makes me look like a Who from Whoville (Dr. Suess, The Grinch).

“I am excited for camp because I get to work with horses everyday and use them for ministry!”

Ropeunzle

Ropeunzle

Position: Boddy Nanny

College: Texas A&M University

Major: Allied Health

Fun Fact: I LOVE mangoes!

“I am excited for camp because of the Lord’s work and camp oatmeal!”

Canooze

Canooze

Position: CIT

College: Texas A&M

Major: Political Science/Communications

Fun Fact: I have biked across the Golden Gate Bridge.

“I am excited for camp because I am able to serve this summer along some pretty rad people!”

Kitten KaDoodle

Kitten KaDoodle

Position: CIT

College: Oklahoma State University

Major: Bio-Chemistry

Fun Fact: I am the oldest of five girls.

“I am excited for camp because with this being my first year on staff, I am looking forward to being on the “other side” of camp. I can’t wait for God to work in the campers lives like He has done in mine for so many years!”

Norway We Are Getting Barked Together

Norway We Are Getting Barked Together

Position: CIT

College: University of Oklahoma

Major: Engineering

Fun Fact: If I had to eat one food until the day I die, it would be Mac and Cheese.

“I am excited for camp because I am eager to see the Lord’s work!”

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