Campers and Counselors may remember “Bonnie Blankets.” But what is the story behind the story of Bonnie’s handwork projects? It’s a multi-generational legacy told in today’s blog.
One family reflects on the joys of our non-denominational church services at camp.
Summer is over and everything has settled into a regular pattern. I’ve had some time to reflect on my first summer in 13 years that I have not been in charge of our final Banquet. Well, firstly, instead of planning away for the summer as I would have customarily done, last winter and spring were devoted […]
Our own Bonnie Dawson sent campers to camp for years and have watched campers for many more. She’s got great advice to make your camp packing a snap!
Director of Special Events, Bonnie Dawson, writes about how Mini Camp Banquet was born, and why it’s so fun for the littlest campers and Mini Camp Staff!
Camp Alleghany is a family affair, with four of us working for camp and other family members pulled in from time-to-time. Here’s how we celebrate our holidays!
Bonnie has directed many final Term Banquets at camp, with her grand finale this year a tribute to Disney. Read her reflections on the many celebratory years!
I was incredibly saddened with the announcement of the closing of Sweet Briar College this week. It is heartbreaking on so many levels. I remember being a teenager in the 1960s, when a young girl’s future primarily consisted of either (a) finding the right man to marry and, just as in the 1950s, expected to be […]
Christmas!! This is my most favorite time of the year. I think about it and plan for it all year long. Sam and I have been on some amazing trips since I retired and he will tell you I spend my souvenir dollars (or Euros) on Christmas gifts for my family and friends. I love everything […]
Well, this has been quite a winter for all the Dawsons. I wrote in the fall about our new house. We’ve now gotten most of our pictures hung, and are working on unpacking the last of the boxes. I’m missing odd things, too. One example: I can’t find any of my salt and pepper shakers! […]