After camp I felt the most profound absence of nature in my and my boys’ lives. It’s hard to reconcile and I think it’s time we had a bigger conversation as a society about bringing nature back into our lives.
Each summer our Junior Counselors (JCs) lead one of our Vespers. We hold four Vespers events each summer, happening on Sundays at four in the afternoon, and intended as a time for non-denominational and non-religious reflection and group introspection. When any group leads the Vespers, it’s their chance to shine, to lead, to help guide […]
♫ We are the shining, golden LITs of Alleghany — we jump around and have fun while we’re learning! We will be leaders soon, and JCs by next June, but for now we are the golden LITs of Alleghany. ♫ — The LIT Song As you may have seen from our blog posts throughout the […]
I hope you saw the projects by our First Term campers who took Photojournalism as one of their Activities. We really loved their fine work! Now let’s take a look at what the Second Term campers in Photojournalism did for their final projects. The captions under each photo are written by the camper-photographer who took […]
Our tie-dye colored mini week, the 17th of its seasons, was such a blast for all the girls for many, many reasons! Traditions that we loved to learn included hunting the Inspector, making pixies, singing songs and BA: BARNYARD detector! Evening activities were fun times for closing out each day. But we truly loved the […]
We miss our First Term campers, but fortunately for us they’ve left behind more than just wonderful memories. The campers who took Photojournalism as one of their Activities also documented camp for us in their own ways. Join me in celebrating the wonders of camp with a look at their fine work. The captions under […]
Have you ever wondered what it is like to live in a tent with others for part of the summer? Is my daughter ready to go to a sleepaway summer camp? What is this Camp Alleghany for Girls that I’ve heard so much about? What makes it so special? We answered these questions and many […]
I say this every year, but how is it possibly June already? Summer is fast approaching, and there’s so much to look forward to as we begin another season on the banks of the Greenbrier River. And as we get ready for another Opening Day at camp, I’m so excited to announce the 2019 ‘Ghany […]
One of our delightful campers made a slideshow to share her excitement about coming back to camp for #summer2019. Will your daughter be there, too?
We randomly drew three names of counselors to profile to give you a peek into the lives of these talented, accomplished role models who will work at camp this summer.