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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...

"Springing" Toward Another Incredible Summer

Monday, March 26th 2012


What began as a rather wet and dreary Sunday turned out to be an incredibly beautiful spring day, the perfect setting for an outdoor video showing at the home of Rich and Stella Barefoot! As I drove up, it was exciting to see Lowell and some of his buddies hanging out and eagerly awaiting Rockmont’s arrival. The weather had even cleared up...

Why I visit Florida in February

Friday, March 16th 2012


A couple weeks ago, I was able to go down to Florida and visit Rockmont families and their friends. A few days before I left Rockmont, it had been in the 30’s, with snow flurries. As I drove down south, the temperatures rose. The weather was great all week, but not as much fun as seeing all the campers and sharing the mission of Rockmont! ...

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...

Rockmont Comes Alive in Oxford!

Wednesday, February 1st 2012

On Tuesday night, 540 miles west of Black Mountain, Rockmont was vibrantly alive in Oxford, Mississippi! Veteran campers, along with their families and friends, gathered at the Byars home to get a taste of what Rockmont is all about. The living room was full of excited boys as we talked about flying down the zip line during free swim, discussed ...

Tar Heel State Travels

Wednesday, February 1st 2012


Last week’s travels took us to a couple significant Rockmont towns within our very own state of North Carolina. On Tuesday, Shawn and Jon enjoyed meeting some new prospective families at the Gaston Day School Summer Camp Fair. What made the trip all the more special was the opportunity to see some of our own campers passing through the eve...

Gearing Up for another Spring Travel Season

Friday, January 20th 2012


After a joyful Christmas season and a few weeks of settling back into some office work, Matt and Shawn fueled up again and hit the road this week to continue spreading the word about Rockmont. Matt headed west and traveled down to Auburn University while Shawn turned east to Davidson College. Our travels will continue to take us to camper homes ...

A Very Merry Christmas to You and Yours

Friday, December 23rd 2011


May this Christmas and every day that follows be a truly joyful time to celebrate the ever-coming Christ! Visit our Flickr page to see more Rockmont Christmas photos, including pictures of horseback caroling and Mike Beaver’s award-winning ugly Christmas sweater.

A Tale that Spans the Continents

Wednesday, December 21st 2011


It’s always exciting to see how God works in bringing two people together! On November 19, members of the Rockmont family gathered in Nashville to celebrate the marriage of Scott Radbill and Stephanie Glass. Scott and Stephanie’s story of finding one another is a tale that spans the continents. Scott, who has served as the Mountain C...

Local School Establishes "Diana Seifreit Day"

Tuesday, December 20th 2011


If you have ever stepped foot in the Roundhouse a midst the busyness of an Opening or Closing Day at Rockmont, then you’ve met Diana Seifreit, the one whom I affectionately call “The Roundhouse Queen.” Whether its camper skill placement, coupon books, camper mail, lost and found, or a host of other camp needs, Diana has the exp...