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A Patriotic Weekend at Rockmont!

Monday, July 4th 2016


Sugar Cereal Saturday came early for some of our ambitious campers who decided to participate in the Mile Swim! (With much motivation coming from the fact that they would receive a black swim band, donuts and hot chocolate.) This was only the beginning of our exciting day. After a Saturday full of Tribal Activities, Camp quickly became flooded w...

A Friday Full of Skills, Challenge, & Growth!

Friday, July 1st 2016


What an incredibly beautiful Friday it was at Rockmont! Today brought a great deal of fun for all here at camp as we went to all four skill periods. When asked about his favorite skill, Deer Camper Seth commented that he loves Rock Climbing and is also having a great time at guitar where he’s learning one of our favorite camp songs. Jonah of Cab...

A Blessed Thursday!

Friday, July 1st 2016


After a couple of late breakfast mornings, camp arose for an early 8:00am breakfast so that campers had enough time to fully enjoy their first and second skill periods. Today was the first day since Monday that they had been to first and second skill periods, and campers were able to start the deeper journey of growth from the challenges that th...

A Beautiful, Sunny Wednesday at Camp!

Wednesday, June 29th 2016


After a delicious and energizing breakfast in Eden Hall, the day at Camp Rockmont was off to a quick start! Deer Camp finished off their Tribal and Cabin Campouts by hiking back to camp this morning, while the Sycamores made their way back from Black Mountain Campground. Once Cabin Cleanup was complete, the Buckeye, Birch, and Poplar tribes all ...

A Tremendous Tribal Activity Tuesday

Tuesday, June 28th 2016


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


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


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


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


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


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...