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 … »

Wake Up with Hillside

I was super excited to get up to the dining hall this morning. While I typically make it up there fairly early for our daily meeting, I wanted to be sure I caught some of the mini guys coming in … »

True Grit

The Mini II boys are rolling now!  It is great to see them in the groove with camp already.  Even cabin clean-up is starting to work out fairly well.  I had an opportunity to catch up with a few of … »

Welcome Mini II Campers

We sure enjoyed seeing all of our Mini II families today! The cool breeze welcomed them to the mountains when they stepped out of their cars. I always enjoy the surprise on our parents’ faces when they open the door … »

Apocalypse Sunday

Our morning started with a nice sleep-in morning as the kitchen crew fried up some amazing scratch-made doughnuts. While some camps might get doughnuts delivered from the store, these were still warm on the pan and oozing with wonderful glaze. … »

Halfway Saturday and Mini I Close

We had a great day visiting with the Mini I parents and wishing well to all those boys heading home today.   This group of “minis” was almost entirely first-time campers. It was a big step to jump into all … »

Growing with High Rocks

I really enjoy watching these boys grow up at camp. The picture above is a great example of what I’m talking about. This was our band this morning for assembly. The coolest part (for me) about this group of musicians … »

New Heights

It sure has been impressive what I have seen out of these boys in just over a week and a half. For most of camp, we are still getting started. On the other hand, those Mini I boys are just … »