Posts tagged with session a

The Legacy Project Update!

The Legacy Project Update!

It’s the middle of February, and while most of our mountain home lies dormant and cold, the Assembly Court is a constant hub of activity (just like du...

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More To This Mountain: The Song

More To This Mountain: The Song

It all started with two brothers from Fort Lauderdale by the name of Fisher. The older, Pete, was shorter and wore thick-framed glasses wherever he we...

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Camp Recipes for the Holidays!

Camp Recipes for the Holidays!

If your social media feeds and email inboxes are anything like ours, they’re blowing up right now with holiday-themed EVERYTHING: festive gatherings, ...

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Overcoming Fears

Overcoming Fears

As you’re reading this, Bryan and I are likely driving down a rain-soaked road somewhere between Louisiana and North Carolina. We’re rushing back home...

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News from the Mountain

News from the Mountain

It was a great day - a beautiful blue sky, a warm shining sun, and a light breeze whispering in the Carolina Pines. Today was camper’s choice day and ...

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Experiential Learning

Experiential Learning

We had another fantastic day at Highlander. It was our last day of cabin activities, so everyone was soaking up every minute of cabin bonding time. I ...

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Shout Out for Sundays...And Mondays

Shout Out for Sundays...And Mondays

Sundays are AWESOME at camp! I love that they have a balance of simply restful and wildly energetic. We have spent years trying to perfect Sundays to ...

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So Much Fun

So Much Fun

Today was just SO MUCH FUN at Camp Highlander. After a much appreciated late wake-up for our sleep in Saturday, campers and staff were so excited to s...

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The Sound of Summer

The Sound of Summer

It’s hard to believe, but today is officially the first day of summer! Crazy for me to think because summer started for me the first day that we opene...

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Can't Stop The Feeling

Can't Stop The Feeling

Today was a totally awesome, super fun, unbelievably fantastic, really great day! The sun was shining and everywhere I looked I saw smiling faces and ...

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Attitude Is A Choice

Attitude Is A Choice

Making decisions is one of the biggest things I do all day as a camp director. What are we going to put on the menu? Who is going to teach tennis beca...

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All You Need To Be Is You

All You Need To Be Is You

Imagine a place where you are loved just for being you. Imagine being in a community where you didn’t have to prove yourself to be valued, respected a...

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The Little Things

The Little Things

I love the start of the camp session. Though I have been here for 18 years, there is a newness at the start of each session that inspires me to learn ...

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Session A Opening Day!

Session A Opening Day!

It was a beautiful Opening Day on Old Forge Mountain, and I was so happy to see all of our Session A campers when they arrived today. The excitement o...

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March Into Summer!

March Into Summer!

Every off-season, as the days grow colder and shorter, we get right to work making updates all throughout camp. Some years we build brand new cabins o...

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The Legacy Project

The Legacy Project

In all we do, we seek to provide a way for our campers, counselors and alumni to be a part of this mountain home and the ‘One Love’ of our camp family...

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Memories that Matter

Memories that Matter

Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.

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Campers Bring the News

Campers Bring the News

We are so proud of the activities we offer at Camp Highlander and the exciting adventure that they provide our campers every day. We always say that i...

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Make Every Moment Count

Make Every Moment Count

We have been in camp now for nine days, with only four days until our campers go home. How is that possible? Yesterday we felt like we were just enter...

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