I’ve blogged a lot about my sons’ experiences at their summer camps, and this year my youngest will finally get to join one of his big brothers at a sleepaway camp! My sons do go to the same camp together, and at Alleghany, we have a LOT of sisters who attend together. But is this […]
Parent Resources: How to Prepare Myself for Some Time Away from my Child
So you and your camper have made the decision that she is going off to sleepaway camp. Yay! That is a huge step, and a move in the direction toward greater independence for your camper. But this can also feel scary as a parent. Will she be ok? Will she still need me when she […]
New Year, New Team!
Change is in the air! After our 100th anniversary, we are looking forward to another fantastic summer on the Greenbrier, 2023 will include all of our favorite traditions, old and new friends even more ‘Ghany Magic! Some of these new and old friends are taking on different positions here at Alleghany, and while we have […]
Spend Time Outdoors, Even in the Winter!
There’s an old cliché – there’s no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing. Well, we live that out here in my household! My kids love playing outside no matter what the weather. And if you gear up the right way, you can enjoy being outdoors as a family, year-round, no matter where you […]
Sales, Deals, and Deadlines!
We’ve got our Early Bird Special, a Black Friday deal on ‘Ghany gear, a Cyber Monday special on registration and several events coming up. Read all about it on the blog!
Second Term 2022, Looking Back Fondly
In continuing with our recap of our historic 100th summer, here is a rundown of how 2nd Term went! (and if you missed them, check out our previous blogs on Staff Training, Mini Camp, Mother-Daughter Weekend, 1st Term, and our 100th Anniversary Party!) COVID? As I mentioned in the 1st Term blog, we […]
Fall Reunions Reminder — Save Those Dates!
Join us for our Fall Reunions in the DMV and Richmond!
First Term 2022 Reflection
1st Term was full of fun, memories, friendships, bonds, personal growth…. and a few surprises along the way! Every year you never know if there will be anything out of the ordinary, a surprise if you will – this could include a high river, a crazy storm, or a medical situation…. Well, 1st Term had […]
The Best Way to Start the Summer, Staff Training!
As our recap series of Summer 2022 continues, I’d like to share a little peek into our ever-so-important Staff Training period at the beginning of the summer. Our Staff Training is a full two weeks, and it’s so important that we rarely allow counselors to miss any part of it. Of course, extenuating circumstances do […]