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A Sunny Sundae Sunday

Sunday, June 19th 2016


While some campers took advantage of a late breakfast, others rose early, determined to conquer the mile swim and obtain the coveted black Swim Band. There was a strong turnout and all those who participated got to enjoy doughnuts and steamy hot chocolate. After breakfast and before heading to church, the campers had an extended cabin cleanup in...

Sweet Start on Saturday!

Sunday, June 19th 2016


The chill in Saturday’s morning air didn’t stop early rising campers from venturing out into the grounds to participate in morning activities. Despite the nipping breeze, there were still boys out fishing and teeing off for this session’s Disc Golf Open. The ski, kayaking, climbing trips also left this morning for a day of adventure. Addit...

Grateful for a Fun-Filled Friday!

Friday, June 17th 2016


What a GREAT Friday to be a Rockmont Camper! God blessed camp with a cool breeze and fantastic sunshine today. Today was an all skills day, never failing to produce fun and excitement for campers and staff alike. The Poplar Tribe of Mountain Camp returned from a fun-filled, overnight tribal campout this morning. Following their return, they enjo...

Swimming & Boating Adventures Cool Off Our Thursday!

Friday, June 17th 2016


As Classic 1 rounds out its first week, camp is really starting to get revved up. Today was a hot summer day filled with delicious food, exciting trips, growth, and FUN! Many campers participated in morning skills, tribal games, and activities while others went on rafting and water sports trips. For many of the Buckeye campers on the water sport...

Beauty That Cannot Be Captured

Wednesday, June 15th 2016


Our first two-week session of the summer is off to a great start! After a full day of skills on Monday, many of our campers found themselves quickly immersed in the glory of God’s creation during a two-night campout. The oldest campers, the Sycamores, camped on the South Toe River at the foot of the highest peak east of the Mississippi. Camping ...

Shine Your Light

Wednesday, June 8th 2016


Light! Today at camp we were given the wonderful gift of a beautiful blue, cloudless sky. It has been longer than I can remember since we have had such a cloudless light-filled day, and campers have been using every moment of it right up until I write these very words. The pace of camp has only quickened since everyone arrived on Sunday, and we ...

Courageous Camping

Sunday, June 5th 2016


“Courageous!” This word best describes the spirit of the young men that arrived at Camp Rockmont today. Many of these campers are here for their very first time. Their courage has been on display as they’ve navigated a brand new place, cultivated new friendships, and learned the rhythms of the camp program. Even as I sat this afternoon wit...