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Father/Son Weekend 2018 – September Rafting Photos

Enjoy scrolling through the album below to see all the fun and adventure from our Rafting Trip at the September Father/Son Weekend. Navigation arrows are inside the photo frame. Clicking on a photo takes you to Flickr to download the photo. Or, you can view and download the entire album on Flickr here.

Cabin Devotion Readings for Classic 4

There are so many voices speaking into our lives. We are a culture that’s oversaturated by messaging, coming at us from a variety of people and organizations while taking a myriad of forms. And so we consider it a great privilege that you would allow us to partner in your son’s development – to be […]

Feed the Fire

A guest post by our Buckeye Tribal Director, Austin Clark, written Friday, August 3. Feed the fire​ is what I did, crouched in the low squat position, just inside the spacious Buckeye fireplace. Rain had fallen on and off most of the day. Faintly, I could hear water droplets hitting puddles behind the lodge–signaling it […]

Next Door and a Million Miles Away

My wife and I and our three boys live in the Rock House at the geographic center of Camp Rockmont. My oldest son is currently attending our Classic 4 session. Joseph really enjoys and looks forward to Camp, as does his brother Ben who attended Camp for the first time a few weeks ago. On […]

Good Work

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” Thomas Edison I offer today’s thoughts as a shout out for our staff.  One of the joys and challenges each year is finding, training, and supporting an outstanding staff each summer.  The good news is that there’s no shortage […]


A big Sunday dinner has been a Rockmont tradition as long as I can remember, and the theme of the meal last night was “plenty:” We make sure to say there is plenty for everyone. Of course, there is always plenty of food at every meal, but it seems important to emphasize it on Sundays […]

Standing Together on Shoulders of Giants

I’ve spent the last 20 summers on staff at Rockmont.  Twenty sounds like a long time, but the summers have gone by fast.  I’m lucky enough that I get to spend the school year teaching 6th grade, and then in the summers, my family and I get to come to Rockmont.  In these summers at […]