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The Building Blocks of Adventure

Today the boys started their activities that they will do for the rest of the session. Everyone is enrolled in the activities they choose. No one is closed out of an activity. Here at High Rocks, every activity is available … »

Morning in the Mountains

What a joy it is to wake up in the mountains of North Carolina! I always query the boys on the first day to see how well they slept. I typically get the “I woke up and forgot where I … »

Welcome August Session Campers

It sure was a wonderful opening day of the season! I certainly enjoy meeting new families and reconnecting with so many of the boys that come back year after year. It was fantastic to jump into the summer with such … »

Color War and Final Campfire

It was a wonderful finish to our July session today. We kicked off the day with our final match of the counselor-camper tennis match. The final two camper-counselor pairs matched off while a number of campers and staff looked on. … »

Cabin Night and Upper Senior Dinner

Today was the last full day of activities. ┬áThere were still a number of trips including the Pigeon River trip for paddlers, back to DuPont for some more mountain biking, and another climb today. There will be a number of … »

Way More than Fun

It is that time of the session when everyone is trying to squeeze out that last bit of joy from camp.  You can see it in the activities, the cabin, and even during the evening program.  The boys know the … »

A Cool Breeze

Even though the cool front waited until the afternoon to start blowing through, with drying winds swinging around to the north and getting strong, our last Tuesday began cooler and rainy, which was a welcome change from the heat we … »

Back to the Action

We get excited about Mondays around here! After a good day of rest, it is always great to get into the last week of the session. We had our typical early boys from climbing and canoeing up at the bell … »

Last Sunday and Upper Senior Challenge

This Sunday morning could have been the most leisure morning yet.  It was a quiet morning as we let the boys slowly roll up to breakfast almost anytime they wanted.  We enjoyed some of those scratch-made cinnamon rolls from Nate and … »

Saturday in the Mountains

Saturdays are always great, but today was fantastic. Particularly for our four-week boys, the weekends are a great time to catch back up with everyone. Some of these guys miss several activities during the week because of trips or other … »