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First Day of Activities in 2021

Overcast skies with a light rain made for a cool, crisp morning at Alpine. Generally speaking, rain does not mesh with being outdoors, but rain at Alp...

The Return of Alpine

This morning under clear skies and cool temperatures, Alpine opened it’s gates for it’s 63rd summer of camping high atop Lookout Mountain. Perhaps no ...

Return to Lookout Mountain

When I turned 11, my parents surprised me for my birthday with the best gift I could have imagined at that time: a trip up to Alpine for the day. It w...

Saturday Evening Post

Warm oatmeal, brown sugar, link sausage, scrambled eggs, and toast awaited us at breakfast this morning. Our weather is still cool in the early mornin...

Mid Week News

Monday morning around 9:30, Cabin 5 (Warrior cabin of rising 7th graders) took a drive over to Desoto Falls, a giant 100+ foot waterfall in Little Riv...

Saturday Evening Suare

Roderick gave us an extra long shower period yesterday afternoon. That could only mean one thing. The Desoto girls are coming! Boys showered extra nic...

Activities Abound

So much is happening around camp. Yesterday afternoon each age group participated in special assigned activities. One of the fun parts about being dir...

Sunday Happenings

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

Playing Into the Weekend

It’s Friday evening though most campers probably don’t even realize it. Every day at camp is like the weekend so sometimes it’s hard to distinguish. O...

Mid Week Update

Monday night our Hunters (rising 3rd and 4th grade campers) hiked into the woods, sleeping bag, water bottle, and flashlight in hands, for a campout. ...