Fifty years ago camp held an event called Night of Delight. We think it has a bit of New Year’s spirit so enjoy this #ThrowbackThursday!
TBT: The Alleghany Rattler December 1945: Twas the Night Before—!
A funny new version of Twas the Night Before Christmas, Candlelight Campfire, and an imagined camp Christmas!
TBT: The Alleghany Rattler July 1929: The Blessing of Rest Hour
In this busy holiday season it’s nice to recall the value of rest, as this piece does in praising camp’s daily Rest Hour that’s still practiced today!
TBT: The Alleghany Rattler August 1959: Blues Entertain with Beatnik Party
In this piece it’s clear that the esoteric world of beat poets had jumped to mainstream usage and were depicted in caricature, as here is held a Beatnik-themed Party at camp!
TBT: The Alleghany Rattler July 1946: The Twenty-Fifth Summer
How did ‘Ghany mark it’s 25th summer in the wake of WWII? By considering summer camp in the lives of children all over the world, especially in war-torn areas.
TBT: Alleghany Rattler Thanksgiving Round-Up
Between gratitude and good manners, there’s lots to look back on in the Rattler that can prep us for Thanksgiving.
Come to Family Camp for our Historic 100th Summer!
During our 100th Summer in 2022 Family Camp will play a special role as host of a 100th Summer Celebration Bash! Read today’s blog for details on Family Camp early registration, as well as Party Passes for the Bash available even to those not coming to Family Camp.
TBT: The Alleghany Rattler July 1981: The Green Team
Some of the hardest workers at Camp Alleghany are the guys on the Green Team. In this 1981 piece, we have a rare example of a Green team member contributing to the Alleghany Rattler.
TBT: The Alleghany Rattler Aug 1943: Alleghany Welcomes Arnold Home
In this piece we see a real piece of the larger history — that war touched camp when beloved workers were away in the fight.