Phew….we passed our five-year accreditation with the ACA again. But it’s no easy feat! Read all about what it takes in today’s blog.
TBT: The Alleghany Rattler August 1971: Halloween!
Halloween at camp? Stranger things have happened…read the blog for more!
How Our New Building Worked for Camp During Summer 2021
We didn’t get to give our new Camp Office/Store/Post Office a full run until this summer when we were back in action. But it was worth the wait!
Apply For — Or Give To — The Lantern Scholarship at ‘Ghany
Today’s blog is an invitation by our Alumni President M.R. Litman to make a yearly or monthly donation to the Lantern Scholarship. It’s also a reminder to apply by Dec. 15th to be a recipient.
TBT: The Alleghany Rattler July 1953: Hannah’s Talk
A piece that shows how interesting and unusual camp guests could be. It’s also a fine example of just how deep and engaging articles from the Activity known as Alleghany Rattler, could be.
Casey’s Post-Camp Adventure, 2021
Back together with his long-time camp friends, Program Director Casey Tucker took to the wilds once more. Read about his adventure in today’s blog.
TBT: The Rattler May 9, 1962: 1962 Travel Plans
Campers showed a marked degree of travel independence in 1962 and they even seemed to be responsible for relaying travel plans TO their parents, rather than the other way around! Read today’s throwback article for more…
Our Girls Sleepaway Camp was Covid-Free All Summer!
We don’t know that we have ALL the answers but we do know that our strategy, plan, and enforcement worked to create a COVID-free summer camp!
TBT: The Rattler July 1945 — Alleghany Tent Points Mean More Than Law
Promptness, cleanliness, cooperation, and courtesy — see what campers over 80 years ago were expected to bring to their camp behavior.