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Tribal Activities

Wednesday, September 11th 2013

When campers are not mastering a new skill like fly fishing, pottery, or trap shooting, they are often engaging in “Tribal Activities.” Check out this new video providing a glimpse into the wilder side of Rockmont.

Homesteading and Farming at Rockmont

Monday, July 29th 2013

Check out this new video highlighting homesteading, one of our most popular skills, where campers grow vegetables as well as a deeper respect for food and the work it takes for us to enjoy it. Homesteading and Farming at Camp Rockmont from Camp Rockmont on Vimeo.

Blacksmithing at Rockmont

Monday, July 29th 2013

We like to say that both force and refinement are required at camp and throughout life. Blacksmithing teaches this lesson well. Blacksmithing from Camp Rockmont on Vimeo.

Preparing for Camp: Helping Your Son Pack

Saturday, June 9th 2012

Hey Everyone! Each summer we receive lots of calls about our packing list and how they can help their sons pack for their time at Rockmont. We wanted to integrate all of those helpful questions together in a short video. Common Questions We Answer: What size container should I pack in? What size is the mattress? Does a fleece jacket really m...

Nature Watch in the Nantahala Nat'l Forest

Tuesday, April 24th 2012

Bo Weems, Caleb Becker, and I made a trip out to Nantahala National Forest this past Saturday to climb the lookout tower on Wesser Bald. Along the way, however, we discovered an incredible waterfall along the Nantahala River and determined that we would stop there again and explore after our hike. As we were taking in the sights at the falls, Bo...

Spring Has Arrived!

Tuesday, April 10th 2012

Spring is always a beautiful season at Rockmont, all of creation comes alive! The dogwoods in bloom, the smell of freshly cut grass, and the early stages of Chaco tan all give hints to the summer ahead. This year, we made a quick video to show you first-hand how Rockmont is shaping up. Remember, you can always come visit us for the day and go fo...

Warming-up for Camp in South Carolina

Friday, March 9th 2012

As we warm-up for Spring and the oncoming summer months, it was quite refreshing to carry the Rockmont story down into South Carolina. During the month of February, I enjoyed visiting with Rockmont families at different ends of the Palmetto State, from the upstate all the way down to the lowcountry. Marler Showing in Greenwood (top right), Sauls...