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Sleeping Under the Stars

The excitement in the air this morning was palpable.  For one, it was a new week with fresh activities and some great things in store (Trip day, hi...

Weekend Photos

Parents, Our apologies for no photos loaded over the weekend. We experienced technical difficulties with our fax line, where we also receive our DS...

Weekend Wrap

The weekend began with some unusual excitement around these parts.  The usual afternoon smells and sounds of sweat and screams were replaced with t...

Cliff Dwelling Golf Course

Yesterday I walked through the Canyon cabin area (cabins housing rising 3rd - 6th graders) to check on something or another. As I passed Cliff Dwel...

Activities in Full Swing

Yesterday began our first camp activities of the term.  Everyone was ready to get into the routine of camp. Boys and their counselors thrive on rou...

Photo Update

Good morning from Lookout Mountain! Last night we lost power during a rainstorm after the boys went to bed. Our photos were in the process of being...

Sunday Feasting

I want to tell you about the meals on Sunday. The first two don’t change, at least not for as long as I’ve been around (over 25 summers including c...

Second Term Opens

As I type this your boys are throwing the first slaughterballs of the term in the gym. It’s a tradition that dates back as far as Alpine. Our own v...

Happy 4th!!!

Happy Independence Day from high atop Lookout Mountain! This morning after our breakfast of oatmeal, scrambled eggs, toast, yogurt and granola, plu...

Singing for the Ladies

How do you get almost every 13,14, and 15 year old in camp to join a club that promises singing camp songs every night after dinner? Simple, offer ...