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Sunday Evening

Happy Sunday evening. I hope the weather where you are has been as pleasant as Lookout Mountain today. We did not get over 82 degrees all day, with li...

Second Term Underway

Alpine’s 61st annual Second Term session opened this morning, Friday, July 5, under sunny skies. Gates opened just after 9 and vehicles streamed throu...

Weekend Report

First things first, let’s talk meals for the last few days. Hearty oatmeal, with brown sugar, toast, scrambled eggs, and link sausage awaited us this ...

First Term Mountain Day!

Regular ordinary days punctuated with wildly out of the ordinary special events are what make camp so special. Getting woken up by the directors and h...

Monday Musings

I’ve just returned from a drive uptop to one of our ponds where our Brave age group (rising 8th grade) is hanging out tonight. The setting is peaceful...

Trip Day Update

I’m happy to report that our Chief 2’s arrived home safe and sound last night about 8PM CDT. Spirits were high as they reported a fun and challenging ...

Mid Week Update

A few highlights from our last few days: Sunday John Mark Scruggs, our camp minister for the summer, brought us an encouraging and gospel centered chu...

Saturday Activities

I love to stroll through camp and visit regular activities when I have time. This morning afforded me the chance. I first encountered a group of Hunte...

Night Activities

At 3 o’clock this afternoon my truck temp registered 73 degrees. And that was the hottest it got all day. And mostly a cool breeze blew all day making...

Taco Tuesday

It’s Taco Tuesday here at Alpine! And the weather could not be more perfect. 70’s, low humidity, and abundant sunshine have marked our day. I have jus...