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Welcome to Rockbrook Camp for Girls

Rockbrook is a sleepaway summer camp for girls located in the “heart of a wooded mountain” in western North Carolina. Founded 100 years ago in 1921, our summer camp continues to provide an exciting and enriching, fun and formative, camp experience for girls and teens ages 6 – 16.

A Unique Camp Experience for Girls

Rockbrook provides a unique overnight summer camp program of recreation, adventure, creativity and fun. From horseback riding, whitewater rafting, pottery, and swimming to camp fires and exploring a chilly mountain stream, each day at camp is filled with new experiences and great opportunities to develop lasting friendships.

How it's so Special

Life at Camp

There’s a magic of fun and friendship, a real caring community, that feels 100% amazing.

See it in action in this short video!
 
Girls Horseback Riding

Horse Crazy?

Summer Horseback Riding Camps

The Rockbrook equestrian program combines qualified staff, experienced horses, and excellent facilities to create an atmosphere where girls can advance their horseback riding skills, expand their horsemanship knowledge, and enjoy riding with friends.

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“My daughter came home just bubbling with self confidence! She had a wonderful counselor and I’m so pleased with how much she’s grown personally and socially. Absolutely priceless!”

Sports and Games

Rockbrook has an fun sports and games program of activities for its campers. With an emphasis on fun and action, girls at camp can play different ball games, learn target shooting sports, heat up with field sports, and cool off at our unique mountain waterfront. There are seven different sports activities available.

Camp Sports
sports activities at camp

Explore your Creative Side

Rockbrook has an extensive arts and crafts program designed for its campers. With an emphasis on fun and creativity, girls at camp can be immersed in color while learning to weave, to throw a bowl on the potters wheel, to paint, to sew, and so much more! There are seven different craft activities available.

Camp Arts and Crafts
creative arts and crafts at camp

Outdoor Adventure

Paddle, Hike, Climb!

There’s adventure and outdoor thrills around every corner at Rockbrook. Blast through the rapids rafting and kayaking. Hit the trail for a backpacking or hiking trip. Scream through the trees on our zipline course. Rock climb to the top for an amazing view.

We’re outside at camp!

Adventure Activities
camp outdoor adventure

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From the Blog

The Three Rules of Pranking

A few 9th graders grabbed me the other day to ask me a question. They had something on their mind and had heard that I needed to “approve” it. They were plotting a prank, specifically a prank on the 10th grade Hi-Up campers. They wanted to know if their idea for this prank would be…
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Tuning Their Awareness

When Nancy Carrier founded Rockbrook 100 years ago, I wonder if she realized just how extraordinary the setting of the camp is. Her father had chosen the property for their family estate 25 years earlier after being attracted to its large rock faces, hills, running creeks, proximity to the French Broad river, and rich valley…
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Moments of Community

On Sundays around here we put aside our regular schedule of activities in favor of larger group gatherings and events. It begins with a welcome opportunity to sleep in a bit because the wake up bell rings at 9am instead of 8. The girls come straight to breakfast wearing their pajamas and find a special…
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We would be happy to send you a copy of our camp catalog. It’s a great way to learn even more about Rockbrook, its programs, different sessions and activities.

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