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Alta Mons camp in Shawsville celebrates 60th anniversary

The popular summer camp and retreat center is celebrating the milestone

SHAWSVILLE, Va. – This weekend, a popular summer camp and retreat center is celebrating a major milestone. Alta Mons camp in Shawsville officially turns 60 years old.

Over the past six decades, thousands of families, church groups and campers have made stops to the retreat center. Now, the camp is inviting them all back to celebrate the anniversary and look towards the future of what we can expect at Alta Mons.

"To still have this place striving like it is and having the support from so many people from the Roanoke District United Methodist churches," says Ronda Wimmer, the director of Alta Mons. "Communities all around here want to come out and be a part of one of God's most beautiful creations."

The celebrations all start at 10 a.m. on Saturday. Click here for more details.