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Make a Joyful Noise Unto the Lord!

Growing up, I always had trouble sitting still in church. I would venture to say many of us – especially boys – had a tough time remaining quiet and stationary for one full hour on Sunday morning. I longed to be outside running around with my friends, yelling and screaming like the wild child I […]

The Gift of Silence

“All men’s miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.” -Blaise Pascal We live in the noisiest culture in human history. And this noise isn’t limited to just audible noise: It’s a total sensory overload.   On a typical day, our five senses have little to no silence, hardly ever getting […]

The Power of a Life-Giving Spirit

At Rockmont, we are humbled that parents trust us with their children. We are ever-aware of the gravitas it carries, because we know every conversation we have with a young man, every act of servitude, every behavior-correcting chat handled with love can shape their own aspirations for their futures. As we strive to lead by […]

Cherishing Moments and Capturing Memories

“And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.” -Roald Dahl In the midst of a world that is constantly buzzing, obsessed with immediate satisfaction through technology, Camp offers a […]

I Get By With a Little Help From My Friend

Summer is a time of exploration, growth, and unforgettable memories. For those seeking a transformative experience, Camp Rockmont provides the perfect opportunity to foster lifelong friendships and develop essential life skills. One of the most gratifying aspects of being a director at an outdoor summer camp for boys is creating a sense of belonging and […]

Carrying The Torch

Here at camp, we try to live by the four torches of the Rockmont motto: Strength and Gentleness, Force and Refinement, Mastery of Body, and Servitude to God.  These torches reflect the ever-present mission of growth here at Rockmont. We have found that these ideals can work in tandem to shape boys into good men. […]

Rockmont Way Newsletter!

Volume 3, Issue 6 May 29, 2023   Staff Training has Begun! Our Summer Leadership Staff arrived last week to begin training and preparing for our full staff to arrive this past Sunday. Our full summer staff are now on property training, playing, and preparing for our first campers to arrive in just six days! […]

A Message from the Rockmont Team

Hello Rockmont Families!   We wanted to reach out and let everyone know that Mike Peckham has decided to step down as Camp Director at Rockmont. Mike began his distinguished service at Rockmont in 2009, working until 2015 when he decided to follow his training into the engineering field. We called him back in 2019, […]

Behind the Scenes, Part One: Self Confidence

How We Develop Rockmont’s Program in Pursuit of Five Critical Objectives for our Campers Part One: Self Confidence Parents tell us that in the days after their son has been to Rockmont he talks mostly about all the fun he’s had, the friends he’s made and the staff he’s gotten to know. But the number […]