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A Tremendous Tribal Activity Tuesday

Tuesday, June 28th 2016

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The second full day of Classic 2 was filled with excitement and lots of Tribal Activities! Each tribe played many of our classic Camp Rockmont games, while the Hickory, Hemlock, and Sycamore Tribes were all in the middle of their Tribal and Cabin Campouts. This morning, Hickory and Hemlock had the opportunity to challenge themselves during their...

Classic 2 and Summit Camp are in Full Swing!

Monday, June 27th 2016

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There’s no better Monday than a Camp Rockmont Monday! We are so grateful to have had beautiful, mild weather for our first All Skills Day of Classic 2! Today, campers enjoyed all four skill blocks as well as a free swim before lunch and another before dinner. Many campers had their first opportunity to have a blast at the waterfront during one o...

An Exciting, New Beginning!

Monday, June 27th 2016

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After a couple of restful in-between session days, camp awoke with an excited energy in the air as the anticipation for Opening Day built. After a hearty breakfast, the staff assumed their positions as the Opening Day festivities were set to begin. The smell of fresh baked cookies wafted from the kitchen and fragrant coffee was being brewed. The...

A Day of Accomplishment & Fellowship

Thursday, June 23rd 2016

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With the arrival of Wednesday, we celebrated the midway point of Week Two. This halfway mark brought about a day full of accomplishment, as campers celebrated their last afternoon skill session. For many, this meant that all the hard work they invested in developing their skills culminated into several triumphs. The Rockets that were being built...

Taco Tuesday!!

Tuesday, June 21st 2016

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Today was everyone’s favorite day for lunch, Taco Tuesday! The sun was bright and hot, and the tribal activities were enjoyed by all campers and staff. This morning, the Poplar tribe of Mountain Camp returned from an overnight cabin campout. At the campout, the campers got the opportunity to bond with other cabins, as well as take in the beauty ...

A Skill-full Monday

Monday, June 20th 2016

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Outside of camp, Mondays can be less exciting than most other days, but not here at Camp Rockmont. We started off the second week of Classic 1 with an all-day skill day! Before skills got revved up, all of the campers headed to a camp-wide Morning Watch after completing cabin clean-up. During Morning Watch, we all got pumped up for the day by si...

A Sunny Sundae Sunday

Sunday, June 19th 2016

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While some campers took advantage of a late breakfast, others rose early, determined to conquer the mile swim and obtain the coveted black Swim Band. There was a strong turnout and all those who participated got to enjoy doughnuts and steamy hot chocolate. After breakfast and before heading to church, the campers had an extended cabin cleanup in...

Sweet Start on Saturday!

Sunday, June 19th 2016

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The chill in Saturday’s morning air didn’t stop early rising campers from venturing out into the grounds to participate in morning activities. Despite the nipping breeze, there were still boys out fishing and teeing off for this session’s Disc Golf Open. The ski, kayaking, climbing trips also left this morning for a day of adventure. Addit...

Grateful for a Fun-Filled Friday!

Friday, June 17th 2016

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What a GREAT Friday to be a Rockmont Camper! God blessed camp with a cool breeze and fantastic sunshine today. Today was an all skills day, never failing to produce fun and excitement for campers and staff alike. The Poplar Tribe of Mountain Camp returned from a fun-filled, overnight tribal campout this morning. Following their return, they enjo...

Swimming & Boating Adventures Cool Off Our Thursday!

Friday, June 17th 2016

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As Classic 1 rounds out its first week, camp is really starting to get revved up. Today was a hot summer day filled with delicious food, exciting trips, growth, and FUN! Many campers participated in morning skills, tribal games, and activities while others went on rafting and water sports trips. For many of the Buckeye campers on the water sport...