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Climbing Higher

Wednesday, June 11th 2014


Wednesday has always been an interesting day for a one-week session. It seems that this is the day when the campers settle in and start to feel more confident. At this point they know where the skills are, they know all the people in their cabin, and they know the daily schedule. And just like that… camp is almost over— only one more full ...

Here We Go!

Tuesday, June 10th 2014


If there was any doubt that camp has begun prior to today, those doubts have all but been erased. “Here we go!” has been the battle cry today, and it has been sung by campers, counselors, and directors alike. Rockmont is a place of new friendships, new adventures, new challenges, and new beginnings. Every morning we encourage our campers and sta...

Camp is in Full Swing

Monday, June 9th 2014


“Never let formal education get in the way of learning.” Mark Twain’s famous quote is true on day two at camp. As much as we appreciate book learning at Rockmont, it’s wonderful to watch as your boys grow naturally. The recipe is time tested. Rockmont provides the right blend of mentors, time, breathing space, fun, story, and adventure; the cam...

Challenge. Grow. Repeat.

Monday, June 9th 2014


Opening Day: Sunday, June 8, 2014 “It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out of your door.” In J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic novel, The Fellowship of the Ring, the main character Frodo Baggins recalls these words of wisdom from his uncle Bilbo. Frodo had been called into a new adventure. And at the same time, his uncle knew that the road ahead woul...

Father/Son Weekend Spring 2014 Slideshow

Monday, May 19th 2014

Thanks to all the Fathers and Sons that came out for the weekend. We were very encouraged by the time together. Everyone arrived determined not only to have fun and relax, but also to invest in meaningful side-by-side time with fathers and sons. We believe that work has eternal rewards, and it was a privilege to witness and be a part of it. Enjo...

New Boat for Ski Program!

Wednesday, May 7th 2014


Check out the new 2014 Moomba Mojo 2.5 that will be pulling the campers this summer! Sign up for the Ski Trip today and help us break in the new boat!

Camp Rockmont Horseback Riding Program

Tuesday, February 25th 2014

Are you ready to experience Camp Rockmont from a higher elevation? Consider joining our horseback riding team for a half-day Trail Ride or spend more focused time in the ring by joining the Horseback Riding Skill! Whether this is your first time mounting a horse or just another day in the ring, our experienced staff are prepared to make this a ...

Why We Were Born

Friday, January 17th 2014


A good friend recently asked my three-year-old son Joseph, “Do you know why your parents wanted to have a child . . . to have you?” Joseph responded fairly quickly, “So I would be nice to Ben.” Benjamin is Joseph’s one-year-old brother. My wife and I were surprised by how easily Joseph answered the question. It was as if he had been thinking abo...