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The Fiery Furnace

Sunday, July 5th 2015

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During staff church this morning, I had the amazing opportunity to deliver a homily on our scripture passage of the day, Daniel 3:8-29, The Fiery Furnace. In this amazing story of faith, Shadrach Meshach and Abednego trust in God for their deliverance. They trust in his power and his love for them. This is a story that directly relates to our c...

A Million Moments (Saturday Blog Post)

Sunday, July 5th 2015

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Wow, what a day we have had here at Camp Rockmont! It all started when we woke up this morning and headed down to Eden Hall. As we walked down from our cabins, we were thankful for another day to be alive and living in this country. We looked out at the view of the mountain ranges just beyond Lake Eden and thanked the Lord for the freedoms we h...

Time to Celebrate

Saturday, July 4th 2015

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Rockmont celebrates the 4th of July BIG. In fact, we celebrate so big that we start on July 3rd. After a full day of skills, we kicked off the celebration tonight with a lively social with Camp Hollymont for Girls. In addition to a classic dance party in Brookside Gym, campers were able to go for a hay ride, make crafts, play a variety of yard g...

With Wide Arms

Thursday, July 2nd 2015

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Hello Friends and Family of Rockmont! What another great day here at Rockmont! Although we had a little rain today, it didn’t slow down any of our activities as we had another full day. This morning was a little more quiet on camp as only Bear Camp and the Poplar tribe were on camp to enjoy our pancake breakfast. Both the Hemlocks and the Hic...

Growing Independence

Tuesday, June 30th 2015

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The only way children can grow into independence is to have their parents open the door and let them walk out. That’s what makes camp such a life-changing experience for children. —Michael Thompson Tuesday brings a great deal of play! Not to say that we weren’t playing the first two days. We’ve had a ton of fun before today. But Tue...

The Call to Adventure

Monday, June 29th 2015

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This morning the sun rose over the Craggy Mountains and poured its light upon the grounds of Camp Rockmont. The light that streamed through the windows of cabins across Bear, Deer, and Mountain Camps signaled a common and consistent truth: Today is a new day, and it will be filled with adventure. No matter the activity, no matter the skill, game...

In The Arena

Monday, June 29th 2015

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What a wonderful start of camp we had today! It was so nice to see many old friends and welcome new ones to Rockmont. I am grateful for the trust you extend to us each summer. The campers are having a Blast! This afternoon everyone enjoyed a swim test, tribal activities, and a retreat gathering at 5:30. It was like a fall day with the high te...

Welcoming Freedom Home

Thursday, June 25th 2015

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“It is for freedom that Christ has set us free.” Galatians 5:1. What does it mean for a camper to grow while he is at camp? For that matter, what does it mean for any of us to grow? While there are certainly many aspects to growth….many directions it takes us….we are told in the book of Galatians that freedom is the destination to set our sights...

Sundays Are Sacred

Sunday, June 21st 2015

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Sunday is my favorite day at camp, and it is truly a day like no other in the camp schedule. While other days have schedules that repeat a few times throughout the session, Sundays have their own unique rhythm and rhyme. Sundays are set apart as something different, something a little slower, and definitely something sacred. This is also such a ...