Join me in welcoming Elizabeth Shreckhise into her new position — as Director of Camp Alleghany!
Now that camp is cleared it’s time for some infrastructure jobs in drainage and other repairs in the wake of the historic 2016 flood.
Each summer we treat our Upstarts (15- and 16-year-old campers) to a play at the Greenbrier Valley Theatre (GVT) in Lewisburg, West Virginia. This past summer the play that they would be attending would be The Lucky Stiff, a musical comedy. I heard of the premise of the play when I attended the Lewisburg Rotary during the […]
Believe it or not, Autumn is almost here, school is back in session, and it’s already time to start thinking about the summer of 2013! But first, a recap from this summer. Summer 2012 We just completed one of our most successful summers ever, despite the unique weather that came our way. Mini-Camp was full […]
Over the years Camp Alleghany has changed in many ways (while remaining true to its mission and values, of course). What I mean about change are just changes in the way things look, where things are —changes in the map of our camp world. One of the first programs we had at Camp Alleghany was […]
Recently my son-in-law Matt expressed an interest in learning more about some of Alleghany’s history, specifically the barge. Elizabeth and I have often wondered why we’ve never found or been given a written history of Alleghany. Most of what we have to go by is pictures (and alumni of course), and most of the pictures […]