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Chapel Hill, NC

Friday, December 5th 2008

It’s always good to be in Tar Heel country, and Thursday evening was no different. As long time Rockmont veterans, the Wollman family were gracious enough to open up their home and invite some younger guys to come learn about camp. Sam W. gave a lot of good insight from a camper’s perspective and I was also joined by Adam DeLaTorr...

Davidson, NC

Thursday, December 4th 2008

What a great show we had this evening at the Taylor’s house in Davidson, NC! William and Banks, as well as their parents Anne and Brian, hosted seven families as we all talked about the Rockmont experience. As a camping veteran, William helped me answer a lot of great questions from the parents. I took the picture after some of the guy...

Raleigh with Rollie

Monday, December 1st 2008

I had a phenomenal evening in Raleigh, NC with the Tillman family. Rollie and his sister, Eliza, were great hosts and seven families were represented. The guys asked some great questions and we are all excited about seeing each other in a few short months. To cap off the evening, we took a goofy picture.

The Adventures of Bert: Wilson, NC

Sunday, November 30th 2008

I just got back from a great time at the Fulford’s house in Wilson, NC. I got to hang out with John T., Carr, Addison, Dylan, Tanner and their families. It was an awesome opportunity to share the Rockmont story and recruit some new campers. Next up: Raleigh.

Tennessee in a Day

Tuesday, November 25th 2008

Yesterday I was able to visit Sewanee and Chattanooga. At Sewanee, I got to visit and drink some coffee with Andrew Nevin, Chris Vaughan, and Shelby Bartlett. Afterwards, the Martin family hosted a showing at their home in Chattanooga. What a great town! Their street looks over the river and it was absolutely gorgeous. Benjamin and Joseph a...

Knoxville

Friday, November 21st 2008

Last night I was at the Seaman’s house in Knoxville, TN. TJ and his parents, Leigh and Matt, were great hosts. TJ went to camp last year and is working on getting some other buddies to join him this year. Leigh made some great food and even gave me a few sandwiches for the road. Overall, a great night indeed.

Baton Rouge, LA

Sunday, November 16th 2008

Greetings! We just got back from an awesome show at the Ferachi’s home. The Ferachi family includes Cameron, Christopher, Keegan, Kennedy, Carter, Camille, several dogs, a few cats and even a pet snake. They did a great job of inviting their friends and spreading the word on the good things happening at Camp Rockmont.

Dan & Bert at MSU & Ole Miss

Sunday, November 16th 2008

We had a great few days visiting with staff from Mississippi State University and Ole Miss. Thomas Sellers showed us around MSU’s campus, took us to lunch and introduced us to some potential staffers. After that, we were able to visit with Heath Capps, Stanton Blaylock and Brandon Archer while eating at Philip’s Grocery in Oxford, M...

Newmarket (outside of Huntsville, AL)

Thursday, November 13th 2008

Cody, a long time Rockmonter, did a great job of getting the word out to some of his buddies from school. They even made a “Rockmont Rocks” cake to commemorate the evening. It was great visiting with the Buschards and several other families. We didn’t just talk about camping, either. We lived it in the backyard by making smores.

Birmingham with Bert and Dan

Tuesday, November 11th 2008

This show was the first of a ten day road trip for me and Dan through Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. We were joined by local Rockmont veterans Taylor (counselor) and Michael (long-time camper/staff) as we visited with Parker and his family. We enjoyed some impromptu singing of “The Tree Song” but decided we couldn’t sto...