In today’s world of social media, texting, facetime, and asking Alexa for all of our answers, gone are the days of writing letters. But at Alleghany we are 100% tech-free– so how do our campers and counselors stay in touch with friends and family at home while they are enjoying camp life? We write letters! […]
Life At Alleghany: Why Outdoor Education and Adventure is Important for Children
Outdoor Education A child’s early learning experiences occur both indoors and outdoors, and at Alleghany we focus on providing outdoor education and play for our campers. Outdoor play and nature build confidence, promote creativity and imagination, teach responsibility, encourage physical activity, improve concentration, and reduce stress and fatigue. ‘Ghany Girls embrace nature and grow from […]
Our First ACA Conference of 2023!
Recap of the National ACA Conference The spring has sprung and with that comes our American Camp Association (ACA) conferences! This year the ACA National Conference was in Orlando, Fl and Elizabeth, Stephanie and myself traveled down to the sunshine state to learn, network, present, and enjoy some sunshine! This was my very first ACA […]
Life at Alleghany: A Day in the Life of a ‘Ghany Girl
One of the most common questions we get asked when prospective parents or campers are looking into Alleghany is what does a day at Alleghany look like? And while we have information on our website about this question, this blog goes in-depth into what our ‘Ghany Girls experience on a typical day here at Alleghany.
While every day here holds new experiences and some days, such as Sundays and Holidays (4th of July and Christmas in July), have unique programming that differs from our everyday routine, most days hold the same structure.
Parent Resources: Why an All Girls Camp May be Right for your Daughter
Camp Alleghany is a place where girls can come together and make friends, have fun, and learn new skills. ‘Ghany has been around since 1922, but our programs have evolved over time to reflect social change and serve our community. So how do you know that an all-girls camp is the right choice for your daughter?
Introducing Cami, Our New Director of Marketing and Leadership!
Hi Everybody! Some of you may know me as I have spent 15 summers at Alleghany as a camper and counselor and nearly my entire life as a family camper. Still, for those of you who don’t know me I am thrilled to have the opportunity to introduce myself and talk about my new role […]
Happy Holidays from Camp Alleghany: Our Digital Holiday Card
It’s that special time of year when we all get together with family and friends to celebrate the holidays and Camp Alleghany is here to add cheer to the festivities! We are excited to share our digital holiday card with campers, parents, staff, and alumni!
Happy Holiday Season from Alleghany! Holiday Traditions, the ‘Ghany Girl Way
Greetings from Alleghany! The holidays are a special time to spend with family and friends and to create special memories – and at Alleghany, we love to celebrate the holidays with our own unique traditions!
The Ultimate Gift Guide for a ‘Ghany Girl
It’s (almost) time to start thinking about summer camp, right? If this is how you or your kids think, we have the perfect gift guide for you! We have a whole list of fun and practical summer camp gifts that you can’t go wrong with! The holiday season is upon us and we are ready […]