Episode 17 - Spring 2017 Mailbag

April 17, 2017

Big Tuna and Kenobi open up the mailbag from social media and answer your questions! Want to reach out? Send us an email at podcast@thepines.org. Go trees and God bless!


Episode 16 - Camp Updates and Lenten Thoughts

March 23, 2017

Join Kenobi and Big Tuna for a podcast with the BEST AUDIO QUALITY WE'VE EVER HAD! For camp, we talk about the plan for our new 2017 cabins and zip line, our weekly themes, and more! Then we dive into our thoughts on this Lenten season.

Send us podcast thoughts or ideas at podcast@thepines.org! As always, send your prayer requests to prayers@thepines.org. God bless! 


Episode 15 - The Rise of Event Ministry

February 6, 2017

Join Kenobi, Big Tuna, and special guest Dave Moore (Beef Stew) as they discuss the rise of event-based ministry like Exalt and The 635! Is this the way of the future, and how does that affect Catholics in more rural areas? Be sure to subscribe to the podcast via iTunes or Google Play, and send us any questions you have at podcast@thepines.org!


Episode 14 - A New Year and Minimalism

January 11, 2017

We're back! Big Tuna and Kenobi briefly recap on the end of 2016, but then they delve into a discussion of a new documentary they just saw: Minimalism. Listen in as they discuss what they learned about a different kind of lifestyle that refocuses the importance of what is valued in the home!

As always, send us any questions or suggestions at podcast@thepines.org, and send us any prayer requests at prayers@thepines.org


Episode 13 - Pours and S’mores 2016

October 19, 2016

Join Kenobi and Sweet Pea as they talk about the excitement of our upcoming Pours and S'mores event! Also, listen in as Sweet Pea take a crack at the ABC counselor game. 

Questions? Suggestions? podcast@thepines.org

Episode 12 - A Weekend With Adore

October 5, 2016

Join Tuna and Kenobi as they talk about their experience at the Encounter Houston retreat run by Adore Ministries, and how Adore's ministry blends so well with what we're trying to do at camp. Also, stay tuned long enough to check out our game segment at the end!

Send us your thoughts at podcast@thepines.org and we'll put your question on the next Pandacast! As always, send us your prayer requests at prayers@thepines.org.

August 2016 - What now?

August 30, 2016

Join Big Tuna and Kenobi as they return from summer camp and talk about events going on in Fall 2016!

Be sure to subscribe to us on iTunes or Google Play!

Episode 10 - Why Camp Ministry?

March 8, 2016

Join Big Tuna, Baja, and Kenobi as they talk about what The Pines has been up to in 2016 as well as their takes on why camp ministry is such a unique and special way of reaching out to young people. Thanks for bearing with the audio quality --- new mics are on their way!

If you have any podcast suggestions, please don't hesitate to reach out to us at podcast@thepines.org. God bless!

Episode 9 - Living a Missionary Life

January 4, 2016

Join Kenobi as he talks with Leap and Nard-Dog about their lives as Pines Missionaries!

Got a topic you want us to talk about? Send us an email at podcast@thepines.org!

Episode 8: How Big Tuna Became Big Tuna

November 17, 2015

In this episode, we touch on the construction of the gym and dining hall, talk a little about Alive Again, summer, and camper roundups, and to cap it off, Big Tuna talks about why he chose to come to camp, and what it was like during those first few years. Don't miss this one!