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Was it worth taking our staff halfway around the world?

  This past December, we set out on a two week adventure in Argentina with some of our summer staff for our annual Rockmont Staff Trip. We spent the first week with the Missionaries of Charity (the group of sisters that Mother Theresa founded) in Buenos Aires, working alongside them in their mission to love […]

Camps Collaborate

This week, I arrived back from Liverpool having attended the 2023 Camp Leaders Camp Collab conference. Camp Leaders is one of the organizations we have long hired our phenomenal international staff through – they supply support to the applicants throughout the work visa process, and support camps by offering comprehensive methods of vetting and background […]

Best Summer Ever!

I first heard about Camp Rockmont while manning a booth at the UGA career fair. I was promoting the company I was working for at the time, and coincidentally, Rockmont’s table was set up right next to mine. That’s where I met Elias and Justin. True to form, they were unbelievably friendly, so much so […]

Celebrating Our Staff

Here at Rockmont, we strive to create an environment where every person can be their best selves, and that starts with our staff. Our summer team has the huge responsibility of carefully watching over and supporting hundreds of kids. We prioritize the health and happiness of our counselors so that they are able to be […]

It’s Always Worth It

I write this blog post from the flight cabin of a Delta flight to Pittsburgh. As I look out the window, I see the Blue Ridge Mountains through a new lens, the lens of spring. Lightly dusted by the crisp morning frost and void of any foliage, I can see the barebones of these mighty […]

Finding Joy in Mexico 

 If you have followed our blog and social media over the past month, you have probably heard about our staff trip to Mexico back in December. Along with our Program Director, Justin Bennett, I led a group of counselors from this past summer. We spent our first week in Mexico City serving at a home […]

How Being on Staff Impacted my Life

I arrived at Rockmont for the first time in 1999 at the age of 8, to raucous applause from the counselors outside the Cheyenne lodge.  But to be honest, I don’t remember that – I’ve had my parents fill in various details in my memories from this time period. I remember being nervous, really nervous. […]

Why we’re taking our staff to Mexico in December.

Why We’re Taking Rockmont Staff to Mexico in December Follow the adventure on: Facebook & Instagram This upcoming Saturday, myself, our program director Justin Bennett, and 10 Rockmont staff members from this past summer will board a flight to Mexico City for two weeks filled with adventure and mission.  We will be spending our first […]

Celebrating Andrew and Stan!

We’re writing to celebrate 2 team members as they move into new opportunities! Andrew Ginn has accepted a position with CampMinder – the leading software company in the residential summer camp industry!  Andrew has a heart for people and a deep curiosity about life. We’re grateful for the ways in which he shared these gifts […]