Blog Archives

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 […]

How We Choose Counselors for Each Age Group

There are many wonderful nuances during a camper’s developmental journey, and they all bring their own unique gifts and challenges. From how we play games at 8 years old compared to 13 years old, to how the gospel story in each nightly devotion is characterized and understood in each cabin, at Rockmont we work to […]

Meet the 2021 Mountain Camp Director!

Last, but certainly not least… The 2021 Mountain Camp Director is John Crouse VII!       Before we dive into the questions and answers, let’s go over some Rockmont Statistics: This will be John’s 15th summer at Rockmont, his favorite cabin is Cabin 36, and his favorite meal in the dining hall is any meal […]

Meet the 2021 Deer Camp Director!

You know him, you love him… The 2021 Deer Camp Director is Will Campbell!       Rockmont Statistics: This will be Will’s 11th summer at Rockmont, his favorite cabin is Cabin 22, & his favorite meal in the dining hall is chicken fingers and mac n’ cheese day. Read on to learn more about […]

Meet the 2021 Bear Camp Director!

Drum roll please… 2021’s Bear Camp Director is Daniel Weatherby! In the video, Daniel explains why and how Bear Camp is going to be an exciting place this summer. And in the interview below, you’ll get a more in-depth look at who Daniel is!       We’ll start off with some Rockmont statistics:  Daniel […]

An Ode to Murph

  Michael Murphy goes by many names around Camp Rockmont. He answers to Murph, Michael, Murph Murphington, and many more variations!  Since 2015, he has played the roles of counselor, tribal director, CCC director, Climbing Director, Mountain Camp Director, and year-round intern. He is a friend, a leader, an outdoorsman, a rock climbing guru, and […]