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Final Weekend

It is hard to believe we are heading into our final weekend of camp for First Term. Hopefully you received an email from us today regarding closing...

Song of the South

It may be a normal Wednesday where you are.  At Alpine it’s an official camp holiday! Alabama’s (famed country band from nearby Ft Payne) Song of t...

A Word From Carter

Good evening to all of you reading tonight!  We have had a wonderful first term and I want to thank you for letting your boys be here with us at ca...

Do you like the Grit man?

After many days without as much as a drop of rain, this afternoon’s thunder showers were welcome sights.  We fit in 4 of 5 regular activity periods...

Can't Stop Dancin'!

Last night in the gym boys chanted, “Can’t stop dancing, hoo, hoo, can’t stop dancing, hoo, hoo” while bobbing up and down to the beat.  The ladies...

Rides, Rafts, and Rock City

Yesterday morning chartered buses rolled in bright and early (some as early as 6AM).  After a quick 7AM breakfast of eggs, grits, and toast we were...

Safe Return from Trip Day

This is a brief post to let you know that all buses have arrived safely back at Alpine.  Boys are either tucked in bed or headed there shortly.  Tr...

Tomorrow is . . . .

TRIP DAY!!! One of my more fun duties is making special announcements in the dining hall, like birthdays, etc.  Which, by the way, we celebrate in ...

Tuesday Tidbits

Blue skies and another day without rain on Lookout Mountain today.  Temps ranged a bit higher this afternoon but still moderate and below 90.  It’s...

The Tale of the Three Trees

Sunday evenings at Alpine are for Vespers.  Right about dusk each age group quietly sets out to a picturesque spot in camp.  Last night the full mo...