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Jumping In

Sunday, June 15th 2014

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Today was the dawning of a new session at camp, Classic 1, and the continuation of another three-week session, Base Camp. Eager parents and campers alike showed up early to the steps of Eden Hall this morning in anticipation of a fun-filled two weeks to come. Families from California to Virginia and Puerto Rico to the Dominican Republic were on ...

Memories That Last

Friday, June 13th 2014

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After a full week of exciting activity on camp, Starter Camp has officially come to a close. Although only a short period of time,it is amazing to see the growth that has occurred in our young campers. Throughout this week, countless young guys grew up before our eyes. They did so by standing up and becoming leaders, learning new skills, perform...

Places to Play In and Pray In

Friday, June 13th 2014

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“Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to both body and soul.” John Muir, a conservationist and champion of the National Park System, beautifully captured the significance of the outdoors in these words spoken just over one hundred years ago. Camp Rockmont is part of that ...

Climbing Higher

Wednesday, June 11th 2014

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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

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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

June-9

“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

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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

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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!