Blog Archives

Welcome Back!

It had been 679 days since the last true Rockmont Opening Day.  Welcome Back! Even though Opening Day looked a little different – with parents staying in cars and extra paperwork to drop off – it was incredible to see families come through the gates once again! With each car that rounded the corner by […]

2021: A New Year!

Each new year brings its own sense of exhilaration and enthusiasm. But after 2020, this new year especially holds lots of hope. After a summer of not having traditional camp, the promise of having Rockmont swell with the happy voices of campers is a reason for great excitement. In our office, we are reflecting and […]

The Good News in our Dinner Tables

Growing up, I ate with my family at the dinner table most nights. We called it the supper table. It was a sacred place. Set apart where we committed to coming back together each day to see one another and celebrate what God had brought into our lives. And with my wife’s family, we have […]

Conversations about Cliffs: Hiking Safely around the Vertical

The fall in western North Carolina is awesome because the weather is typically perfect and it is cool enough to hike for hours without getting too hot. It’s a lovely time when the leaves change and we suddenly get bathed in a beautiful blanket of oranges, yellows, and reds. Encouraged by the lack of heat, we […]

Wait, is that Potato Knob?

A blog for camping professionals involved in the North Carolina Youth Camp Association. and now you! On a recent walk from lower camp to the Roundhouse (our summer office), I granted myself a few beats to pause and take in the breeze and a leaf falling to the ground. As I looked back up towards […]

Rounding Out Rockmont’s Roster

Last week was opening week for Major League Baseball, and that means summer is right around the corner. As we head into the summer, Rockmont is excited to announce some roster changes and new acquisitions.   Leading off is Andrew Ginn, who is now the Assistant Director for Staff Development and our Bear Camp Director. […]

Welcome to the F.U.N.N. Zone!

If you like doing cool things that are new, we have a video series for you. Rockmont friends and family – we give you – The F.U.N.N. Zone!!! In this very first episode, Dan explains how it works – all you need to do is watch and play. We miss you all when you aren’t […]

Welcoming Natalie Morris as the 2019 Day Camp Director!

  For more than 60 years, Camp Rockmont has provided a quality residential program for boys from around the world. Since 2009 we have provided the same level of care and intentional youth development to both boys and girls in our own back yard through a day camp program. The Rockmont Day Camp incorporates many […]

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.