Alum Carson Gleberman offers a poetic take on Mini Camp 2016, mud, magic, and memories!
We can’t remember whose idea it was, in the beginning, to celebrate Mom’s milestone birthday with a multi-generation reunion at Camp Alleghany’s Family Camp. It just immediately seemed so obvious to us. But, wait: bring an 80-year-old to a place with no air conditioning, an uphill hike to meals, and shared bathroom facilities? What about […]
I’ve held several ‘Ghany jobs over the years (most recently Changeover Queen) and loved them all. But in a very close contest, Hopping wins as my all-time favorite job at camp. Hopping comes with the obvious advantage of getting to be a camper in the non-hopping hours, but that’s actually pretty far down the list […]
I’ve been remembering Cooper’s beginning-of-term Assembly speeches, which marked my summers as faithfully and predictably as a lighthouse beacon, but a darn sight funnier. Most of us who made it past 4-year Figaro Flip Flop initiation could recite this speech from memory, imitating but never duplicating the voice. Regrettably, I’ll never do the humor justice: […]