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Long-time ‘Ghany Girl and alum Cloud Quarngesser shares her memories, impressions, and connections from the first ever Labor of Love (LOL) weekend at ‘Ghany.
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Before too much time lapses, I wanted to give a recap about the two wonderful camp reunions that were sponsored by the Camp Alleghany Alumni Association (CAAA) in late February of this year. The first get together was in Richmond, Virginia at Baja Bean on Sunday, February 22 and the second was in Washington D.C. at Guapo’s on […]
Fourteen Mini Camp counselors gathered recently for a weekend reunion & planning retreat. Arriving Friday by plane, train and automobile, twelve women descended on my family’s vacation home in southern Maryland, joined by two more who drove down from Alexandria for the day Saturday. Responsibility for meals and snacks was expertly organized by our most efficient […]
I was fortunate enough to spend ten years at Camp Alleghany, from 1991-1999 and then a return in 2003 for my last summer, which was my third season on staff. Though it’s been over ten years since I left I can rarely think of a week in my life that an influence from Camp Alleghany wasn’t […]
I made my husband mark his calendar last year. “In 2014, we are going to Camp Alleghany,” I said with determination. Our daughter would not yet be two years old, but I knew I wasn’t the first to make the trek with a toddler. “I thought no boys were allowed,” my husband, Mike, said. “During […]
We can’t remember whose idea it was, in the beginning, to celebrate Mom’s milestone birthday with a multi-generation reunion at Camp Alleghany’s Family Camp. It just immediately seemed so obvious to us. But, wait: bring an 80-year-old to a place with no air conditioning, an uphill hike to meals, and shared bathroom facilities? What about […]
How often do you think about Camp Alleghany? What brings back the memories for you? Is it running into a fellow alumna somewhere you didn’t expect to see her? Finding a copy of your Songbook in your storage room? Or is it just the sights, sounds and smells of summer that evoke that excitement and […]