An end-of-year message about ‘Ghany’s beloved traditions is mixed in with this reflection on Summer 2017. Get ready to light your Candlelight Campfire candle!
As the year winds up we offer our thanks to all of you, to our lovely alum association, and to our staff. We celebrate the season with remembrance!
My recent Mexico vacation, complete with Christmas songs and decor, transported me back to our annual Christmas in July at camp!
In 2013, when I was a 16-year-old camper, I stayed full term for the first time. Every year prior I had only come first term so that year was technically the first where I got to enjoy Candlelight Campfire. I had heard a lot about it and as a dyed-in-the-wool Christmas lover, I was excited […]
By now we hope everyone is joyfully tucked in from a busy year and settled down into a holiday season with family and friends that is less about frantic bustling and more about simple pleasures and loving enjoyment. Christmas in July Of course, it’s the third Christmas of the year for Camp Alleghany! Our second […]
By now, most Ghany girls both young and old, current campers and motherly and grandmotherly and auntie alum, are home for the holidays and settling in for Christmas cheer. That means it’s time to keep hands busy and hearts light as we celebrate the joy — and meaning — of the season. This got me […]
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 […]
With Christmas just a few weeks away I often hear camp families and friends ask about getting camp gear as Christmas presents. Some wonder if camp gear makes a good present, or if it doesn’t make sense so far from the camp season? Or they want to get camp things but wonder, What to get? […]
It’s so fun to see all the colorful presents wrapped and adorned with lovely ribbons for Christmas. But it’s a little less fun to think of all those precious resources — trees, fabric, and all the fuel to transport it — just thrown away after one use. So I figured resourceful ‘Ghany girls out there […]