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Homesteading and Farming at Rockmont

Check out this new video highlighting Homesteading, one of our most popular skills, where campers (...)

Camp Rockmont July 29, 2013

The Basic Elements of Story

At Camp Rockmont, we talk about stories every day. We tell personal stories, we listen to others, (...)

Camp Rockmont June 25, 2013

A Full House!

Today marks the beginning of A2 session, and the debut of our revamped camp schedule! Alumni will (...)

Matt Ragland June 18, 2013

The First Full Day!

We have been preparing for this day for months. The first full day of Rockmont 2013 has arrived! We (...)

Matt Ragland June 11, 2013

Five Ways to Use Discomfort as a Building Block

When a young man arrives at Rockmont for the first time, many emotions can race through his mind - (...)

Dan Davis March 12, 2013

7 Critical Character Traits in Growing Children

What are the most critical traits for children to learn? As the world \'s information continues to (...)

Dan Davis January 31, 2013

When Refusing to Clean-up Makes Perfect Sense

On the last full day of camp before parents arrived, I was standing in Cabin 5 and scratching my (...)

Shawn Marler August 20, 2012

Preparing for Camp: Helping Your Son Pack

Hey Everyone! Each summer we receive lots of calls about our packing list and how they can help (...)

Camp Rockmont June 10, 2012

Nature Watch in the Nantahala National Forest

Bo Weems, Caleb Becker, and I made a trip out to Nantahala National Forest this past Saturday to (...)

Shawn Marler April 24, 2012