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And Away We Go!

Today’s Pictures Ahhh, the first full day of camp means the first morning we all wake up here. What a morning, too. The weather began perfectly, with a golden sunrise early followed by bright blue skies with nary a cloud, a nice … »

Welcome July Session Campers

Today’s Pictures I think there are five days a year that are considered perfect.  Today was the second day in a row!  I sure did enjoy the morning we had on the fantastic opening day of the July Sessions.  Most … »

Color War!

Today’s Pictures It’s hard to believe that three weeks has already passed. What an incredible group of young men.  We played hard, we laughed hard, we cried a little, we even danced a couple times. Your son has made new friends and … »


Today’s Pictures I sure have enjoyed this session.  Today was no different.  Another sunny and warm day with a refreshing mountain breeze.  The sailboats were sailing all morning long!  The two-day canoe trip returned from the Tuckaseegee and Nantahala Rivers … »

Hot Times on the Mountain

Today’s Pictures Today was forecast to be the hottest so far this summer. I don’t think we made it above the mid-80s, which is still hot enough, but the heat fazed nobody. We started the day with another amazingly popular breakfast … »

Reaping the Rewards

Today’s Pictures The final week of the session was off to a kicking start this morning with activities in a flurry and trips departing camp left and right. Campers that have been working hard for two weeks solid are now reaping … »

Upper Senior Challenge

Today’s Pictures What a fantastic day!  Sure it was warm, or even hot, but there was still this great breeze that made for a wonderful combination.  What else would you expect from the first day of summer. We enjoyed our … »

Dance with Keystone

Today’s Pictures Saturday’s are always for me!  I took my usual path to the kitchen this morning to work side by side with that fantastic group up there.  I flipped another 500+ cakes on the griddle. It was a great … »

Rocking Out

Today’s Pictures These mornings have been wonderful with really bright blue skies and a fresh chill in the air that calls for long sleeves, but promises some midday summer heat. A breakfast of homemade granola, sausage biscuits with gravy, grits, … »

Boys Will Be Boys

Today’s Pictures Life at camp started pretty early this morning.  A group of climbers were heading out for a two-day adventure at about 7am today. As I made my way to the dining hall for our daily “meeting of the … »