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Entrance to Camp Alleghany - Crossing the Greenbrier River to enter camp.
Entrance to Camp Alleghany - Our welcome sign on camp's side of the river.
Entrance to Camp Alleghany - Covered patio at entry docks.
Entering into Camp - The first thing one sees upon entering Alleghany is our campfire site and Apple Tree. In this location we meet for Evening Activities, Campfire, Lunch Under the Apple Tree on Thursdays, and other events.
Counselors' Lodge - Located next to Cowbell Alley, the counselors use this for meeting, planning, or relaxing during evening free times.
Cowbell Alley - Located next to the Counselors’ Lodge is a row of rooms where the camp doctor and other camp support staff reside.
Office - Just across the road from Cowbell Alley is our office building, new in 2014.
Post Office - The small, one-room cabin located just down the hill from the Office is our Post Office, where mail is collected and distributed during Mail Call.
Store - Next to the Post Office is the Store, which is open to campers twice daily. Clothing and basic necessities are available for purchase, as well as stamps.
Cottage - Down the road from the Store is a set of stairs, at the top of which is an old farmhouse called the Cottage. This building serves as the directors’ living quarters through the summer.
Crystal Palace and Boys' Barracks - Just behind the Cottage is this 2-part structure that houses the kitchen staff on one side, and the Green Team and other male staff on the other.
Dining Hall - Directly across from the Cottage is the Dining Hall, one of the original camp buildings. It has a modern kitchen where the meals are prepared, and two separate dining rooms, one upstairs for Junior Camp and one downstairs for Senior Camp.
At the bottom of the stairs sits our Tennis Hut, which houses racquets, balls, and equipment for our Tennis department.
Just across the road from the Tennis Hut are the 6 tennis courts.
Senior Camp - The tennis courts are surrounded by Senior Camp, 4 rows of tents that house campers ages 13-16.
Tents - Alleghany has 68 tents, 33 in Senior Camp and 35 in Junior Camp, each of which houses 4 campers and 1 counselor. Each tent has a raised, wooden platform floor with canvas walls and ceiling. An extra tarp rests on top to keep the campers dry in the rain and cool in the sun. Five beds, five trunks, plus a “washstand” table fit comfortably under the 2 hanging shelves.
Bunk House - Located between Senior Camp tent numbers 17 and 18 is the Bunk House, a cabin that serves as the home and office for the Head and Assistant Head of Senior Camp.
Infirmary - Across from the tennis courts is our Infirmary. It has 3 rooms – one for examinations, one used for sick campers and counselors when necessary, and the third is the nurses’ living quarters.
Dry Room - Next to the Infirmary is a two-room cabin. One side is available for campers or counselors to hang their nice clothing, and the other side is a camp storage room.
Wild World Hut - Just up the road from the showers is the Wild World hut. This cabin is a meeting place for Wild World activities, and also stores Wild World and Ropes equipment.
New Johns - Across the road are the New Johns, the flushing toilets, also split in half with one side for Juniors and one side for Seniors. Sinks for hand washing and brushing teeth are located on both the inside and outside of this structure.
Black Top - Next to the New Johns is a black top area used as a meeting place for activities, games, snack days, and more.
The Pavilion – Located on part of the blacktop is a large greenhouse structure used as a rainy day shelter or shady space for activities to meet.
Old Johns - On the other side of the black top are the Old Johns, the original non-flushing toilets at camp.
Play Hall - Across the road from the johns is the Play Hall, another original building at camp. It is a large assembly room with rows of chairs and benches, and a stage at one end. It is spacious enough to hold all campers and counselors at one time, and it is where our daily morning Assembly is held, as well as other various all-camp events such as evening activities or movies. Attached to the back is the Green Room, where costumes, props, and sets are stored. Both the Drama and Dance department productions are performed here.
Sports and Fitness Hut and Field - The field behind the Play Hall is designated for the Sports & Fitness department. A cabin at the end of the field houses all the equipment for this department.
Outdoor Stage - Next to the Play Hall is a raised platform stage used for skits, performances, evening activities, and more.
Arts and Crafts Lodge - Next to the Outdoor Stage is the Arts & Crafts Lodge. This building has a large room, kitchen, and a back porch for craft-making such as pottery, woodworking, sewing, basket-weaving, bead working, painting, tie-dyeing, and more.
Rifle Range - Just up the hill from the Arts & Crafts Lodge is the Rifle Range. There are 12 firing points from the lower range, each with a target rack on a rope pulley so that targets can be reeled in and out. On a hill above the lower range are four firing points for campers shooting at more advanced levels.
RIFLE HUT – All firearms, ammunition, and other equipment are stored and locked in the Rifle Hut building when not in use.
The Bungalow - Across the road from the Rifle Range sits our newest cabin, the Bungalow. This 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom facility serves as housing for additional staff personnel or guests, and the expansive porch is a popular rainy day space for campers!
Vesper Hill - Our traditional Sunday night Vespers is held on this hill, which overlooks Junior Camp.
Junior Camp - Down the hill from Vespers is Junior Camp, 4 rows of tents that house campers ages 7-12, as well as a playground area!
Hickory Hut - Located at the corner of Junior Camp is the Hickory Hut, the home for the Head and Assistant Head of Junior Camp.
The Deck - Adjacent to Mini Camp is a large deck used for structured activities or just to hang out and enjoy the beauty of the river.
Canoe Hut - This small cabin is located at the end of Unit 2 in Junior Camp, on the river side. It is the storage building for the Canoeing department. Just down the hill from the hut are the canoe docks.
Canoe Docks - Just down the hill from the Canoe Hut is a rock stairway. On either side of this stairway is where the canoes are stored when not in use, and at the bottom of the hill are the canoe docks.
Swim Docks - Swimming classes and Free Swims take place at the swim docks on the Greenbrier River.
Archery Range - Adjacent to the swim docks is the Archery Range and Archery Hut. All equipment is safely stored and locked in this cabin when not in use.
Purple Palace - This cabin serves as the Counselors’ Lodge and meeting place for the Junior Counselors (JCs). They meet here daily for their counselor training and leadership class, as well as to plan activities and events.
Ropes Course - Beyond the Purple Palace down a wooded path are the 12 elements that make up the Low Ropes Course.
BRUNSWICK – At the end of the wooded path is a campfire site and 2 tee-pees. This is a popular site for cookouts and overnights. There is also access to the river at this site.