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A Monday Full of New Skills & New Friendships!

Monday, July 25th 2016

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Classic 4 had a fantastic start today as we enjoyed a whole day of Skills! The campers arrived to Eden Hall this morning ready to eat a delicious breakfast and conquer the day. They set off to Morning Watch with their tribes, pitched in to help clean up their cabins, and then went to their first and second skills. The first day of skills is alwa...

Growth, Achievement, and Friendly Competition!

Wednesday, July 20th 2016

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With a morning full of Tribal Activities and the last round of afternoon Skills, we are making the most of these last few days at camp. This awareness has only made the campers want to play harder, work as diligently as they can to finish different projects in Skills, and bond with their new friends even more. Bear Camp had an exciting morning w...

All Smiles on this Tribal Activity Tuesday!

Wednesday, July 20th 2016

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This Tuesday at camp was filled with Tribal Activities, Horseback Trail Rides, and Ski Trips. The Poplars started their day by hiking back to camp from their Cabin Camp Out while the rest of us began the day by playing games and participating in activities with our tribes. Bear Camp traveled across camp to the Golf Course for an exciting round o...

Taking Skills to the Next Level!

Tuesday, July 19th 2016

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What an exciting, beautiful summer day at Camp Rockmont! Mondays are for all day skills here at camp, and today was an especially fun day, beginning with camp-wide Morning Watch! All campers and staff sang, danced, and worshipped God together with excitement this morning. We were also rain-free today, so we maximized the outdoor fun! Campers wit...

A Rowdy and Restful Weekend at Rockmont!

Monday, July 18th 2016

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Weekends here at Camp are still full of excitement, but always a bit more relaxed than the rest of the week days. Saturday morning, with breakfast starting a little later than usual, campers arrived to Eden Hall and were surprised and thrilled to find sugary cereal on their tables. That was just one of the few treats that we got to enjoy during ...

A Fantastic Skills-Filled Friday!

Saturday, July 16th 2016

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It’s been a fantastic skills-filled Friday at Camp Rockmont! Today was an all skills day, so campers got to go to all four skills. Everyone is looking forward to the weekend here at camp. Tonight, the Birch Tribe of Bear Camp went on a tribal campout just before dinner. This campout allows them to bond together as a tribe, sleep under the stars,...

A Terrific Thursday!

Friday, July 15th 2016

Thursday

After enjoying a couple of mornings of later 8:45am breakfasts, it was time for camp to rise bright and early once again in order to have enough time to fully immerse themselves in their First and Second Skills. Paddleboarding ventured out into the lake for an aquatic version of Capture the Flag while on the other side of the lake Swim Sports pl...

A Wednesday Full of Challenge and Growth

Thursday, July 14th 2016

Jeremy

Looking forward to their day on Lake James, some of our Birch campers woke up a little bit earlier this morning to eat breakfast and get out on the water! They got to try wake boarding, wake surfing, knee boarding, and water skiing. The rest of us were thankful for a couple of extra minutes to sleep, as breakfast time was at 8:45 instead of 8:00...

A Terrific Tribal Activity Tuesday!

Tuesday, July 12th 2016

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Today is one of everyone’s favorite days at camp, Taco Tuesday and all day Tribal Activities! On this fine first Tuesday of Classic Three, campers and staff had a great time strengthening bonds within their cabins and tribes through a variety of action-packed games and camp out experiences. It was bright and sunny outside until late this afterno...

Exploring New Skills!

Monday, July 11th 2016

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After a very exciting Opening Day, camp awoke bright and early for the first full day of the session. The early morning and hearty breakfast were just what the campers needed to fuel a day filled with Skills. The first day was a chance for the boys to be introduced to these exciting activities. Knots were being taught in climbing, horseback rid...