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A Great First Day!

I love the morning at High Rocks! This morning was no different.  After I get dressed I usually see Barley, my dog, as I head out to the living room.  We enjoy a moment on the deck.  I think he … »

Welcome August Campers

What a wonderful opening day.  It was such a pleasure to meet so many wonderful boys and re-connect with some of the returning campers.  There is always some healthy nervousness on opening day.  I sure hope we helped with that … »

Color War and Final Campfire

To the final minute, we were still sucking every last adventure of time out of camp today.  None of this sitting around and not doing anything for two days.  Our final match of the camper-counselor tennis tournament was a big … »

Not Far Now

My day started super-early this morning.  As one of the few North Carolina licensed fisherman on staff, I teamed up with the head of fishing and took a few boys out for an early fly fishing trip on the Davidson … »

Filling Up

Today began cool (63°), cloudy and, as usual for trips, before the wake-up bell for climbers, soon after for mountain bikers and hikers.  The youngest hikers were still out on their overnight, but they got back tired, happy, and dirty … »

A Magical Monday

I enjoyed the wake-up bell probably most of all this morning.  I met two groups of boys that were heading out on a climbing trip as well as the two-day advanced paddling trip. They were super excited to be involved … »

Snow Day!

As the this third week draws to a close, High Rocks was greeted with a wonderfully chilly start to the day, and when I say chilly I mean it. Unbeknownst to camp, a small group of staff festooned camp with … »