This 1964 piece shows that many things about being a Junior Counselor are rooted in ‘Ghany tradition. And some things have changed in nearly 60 years, too!
It’s our 100th anniversary, and in addition to looking backward, we’re also looking forward, including to a season of change and transition for the leadership at Alleghany.
This 1945 piece offers insight into Assembly and Chapel in the first half of the 20th century at camp, very differently than today.
This 1934 Alleghany Rattler piece shows just how creative, offbeat, and adventurous ‘Ghany Girls have always been, especially in Blue-Gray match-ups!
Upstarts are part of Alleghany’s traditions. Read on for what the Upstarts were like in 1964.
My transition out of Camp Alleghany will take place in the Fall. Right now I’m happily focused on helping create an unforgettable summer for each camper, for each staff member, for each person who comes to Camp and gets to be part of our 100th summer.
In this 1963 piece a fashionista writes about little girls fashions of the era, presumably to prepare Junior Campers for the school year ahead.
In this poetic piece, Sara Rardin reflects on the spirit and spell of a good campfire.
TBT: The Alleghany Rattler, Aug. 1959: ‘Ghany’s Annual Star Festival To Be Held on Night of August Ninth
In this 1959 piece we see that science and lore can mix in painting a fuller picture of humanity’s relationship to the stars. And with it, ‘Ghany Girls getting to explore the world with the skies as their “classroom.”