For our latest blog, Mini Camp Director/’Ghany alum Beth Anne Clark-Thomas pens a poem in celebration of the recent L.O.L. Alumni Weekend (w/ photo gallery).
SAVE THE DATE: 2nd Annual L.O.L. Weekend Thursday, June 9 -Sunday, June 12, 2016 (Arrival time is 3-5pm Thursday or Friday; depart Sunday after lunch.) Some of my fondest summer camp memories revolve around laughter among friends; the deep, rolling, full belly laughter which is so highly contagious that everyone is almost instantly buckled over […]
Why do so many campers and camp alum return year after year to Camp Alleghany? Well, it’s that ‘Ghany magic! Join the Alumni Association to stay in touch.
I made my first bed at Camp Alleghany for Girls, with the help of my mother, at age six and I’ve been folding hospital corners on my beds ever since! An incredibly rewarding way to give back to my summer camp alma mater was to develop a one week introductory summer camp experience for young […]
After eleven + months of planning and preparations the twelfth year of Mini Camp is now but a memory. As wonderful parent evaluations stream in, the administrative considerations and planning for Mini Camp 2015 are already underway! As the traditional camp song says, Each summer we come here some things are always new; some things […]
Dear West Virginia. Is there really magic at Camp Alleghany? Camp’s first term session is well underway with 235 girls eagerly working towards goals and enjoying the traditional Alleghany experience. But some lucky little girls already got their first glimpse of the spirit in late June! In 2003 Mini Camp was created to afford first […]
Who was at Alleghany the first time of all? Mini Campers! Yes indeed! Seventy young ladies, ages 7-10, experienced just a little taste of the ‘Ghany magic during the 10th season of Mini Camp! With tie dye as their color (a burst of all the colors they will enjoy in summers to come) they were […]
Oh, how we’ve been fed at Camp Alleghany over the years! Just a mention of the dish conjures up images far deeper than the food itself. Read on and give pause to the images evoked…of the sights, the surroundings, even the person(s) recalled by the simple mention of the great food you’ve been fed at […]