is a nonprofit, non-stock corporation licensed under
the laws of North Carolina.
MUTUAL VISION: We will constantly strive to be the premier
Scottish Highland games and gathering of Clans, Guests,
Families, Sponsors, Patrons and Visitors. We will work
diligently to be the model games of integrity and excellence
OUR MISSION: To carry on and promote the annual Grandfather
Mountain Highland Games and Gathering of Scottish Clans,
to foster and restore interest in traditional dancing,
piping, drumming, athletic achievement, music and Gaelic
culture, and to establish scholarship funds to assist
students from Avery County High School to study at American
colleges and universities.
will continually strive to improve our Scottish games
and relationship to those involved, the safety of our
events and good fiscal stewardship.
will pursue excellence in all we do and remain focused
on those we serve and to more fully meet the cultural
and educational expectations of all who attend and are
involved in our event.
will work as a team for our ultimate mission and to
achieve mutual and agreed upon goals through trust and
respect in our team approach.
will continue our tradition of excellence through activities
that demonstrate that we care for the environment around
us and for the people who attend our events.
will maintain a strong and frugal financial policy in
order to better serve and to help achieve our cultural
and educational goals.
will never compromise our integrity. Our decisions and
actions will show all that we have the highest ethical
and moral standards.