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Color War!!!

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

Cabin Night and Upper Senior Dinner

It was 49 degrees this morning!  What a wonderfully cool and breezy mountain morning.  One perk is that I have been able to see these guys make good use of their High Rocks hoodies!  The cool morning warmed up nicely … »

Cool Running

As we all arrived at breakfast this morning, we found chilly temperatures (54°), lots of long sleeves and sweatshirts (pretty rare), hungry people (quite common), and several tables left empty because of all the people out of camp on trips! … »

Best Day Yet!

What a busy morning of fun and excitement! If you do not see your son, it is likely he is out on a trip today.  We had three trips out overnight heading out the door along with another day trip. … »

Upper Senior Challenge!

What a great Sunday morning! As I headed up to get a cup of coffee in the early morning, Nate and the kitchen were busy making cinnamon rolls from scratch.  There are some great pictures of them being rolled out on the … »

Keystone Dance

We sure had a wonderful day in activities.  Most of the instructional periods had a fun event going on.  Car camping day was by far my favorite!  The hillbilly hot tub (read Ford pickup filled with water) was quite the … »

Camp is Magical!

After several damp days in our temperate rain forest setting, it was as if a spell had been cast with the rise of the sun. A strong and steady breeze blew delightful temperatures under a cloudless sky all day. Camp … »

Working the Progression

Sometimes we are reminded that these mountains are part of a temperant rain forest.  It allows us to paddle all summer, keeps the trees and grass green without ever watering, and provides for delightful sunsets.  While it did rain today, … »

Waikiki Wednesday!!!

Waikiki Wednesday started with a few staff getting excited about some wild shirts. A decade later, it’s just one of those things you have to do on Wednesday.  It’s the true essence of summer camp.  Sometimes it’s just plain fun!  I … »

Midsummer’s Day

High summer is now upon us, though we woke up this morning to a temperature of 60! Today is also the midpoint of this session, a fact we all find hard to believe! We are going on trips galore, too. Hikers … »