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Sunday on Lookout Mountain

A change of pace today was welcome after a full first week at camp, a day of rest and worship, and fun activities with cabinmates. Sundays at Alpin...

Weekend is Here

Weekend is Here

Today at lunch we celebrated Jack W.’s birthday. As I called his name out and took him his cake he jumped up and down and said, “Surprise, I kept i...

For Rapids that Flow

This afternoon the Warriors (rising 7th graders) visited one of the most beautiful spots in camp, the rapids below our dam. If you haven’t been to ...

Activities!

The first Monday of a term always arrives with much anticipation. All the necessary requirements (cabin photos, health checks, etc) have been check...

Campers Arrive for 2nd Term

This morning Alpine welcomed 275 campers for our 59th edition of 2nd Term high atop Lookout Mountain. I asked a camper early on if he was excited t...

Friendship

Friendship

Last night as Carter and I walked home we noticed two boys, arms around shoulders, walking back from night program together. For boys that’s a big ...

Friday Update

Friday Update

A camper found me towards the close of Mountain Day, Wednesday night. He said, “You know, this is my second favorite day of the year, only behind C...

Mid Week Update

Mid Week Update

Yesterday was a banner day for food at Alpine. For several days boys have been asking me some version of, “when are we going to have chicken and Sh...

Square Dance and Sunday

Square Dance and Sunday

First, I hope you’ve all seen the video that we posted to the blog and Facebook page earlier today with highlights of the first two weeks of the te...