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.
Elizabeth’s Top 5 of Summer 2021
Every summer Camp Director Elizabeth Shreckhise blogs about her top five favorite things about camp that summer. This is the 2021 list!
TBT: The Rattler Aug. 1966 — Trip to Tent Theatre
TBT newspaper: In which a group of campers hikes to a local tent theatre to see a comedic but meaningful play about greed and the plucky people who outsmart it!
Celebrating Ghany’s 100 Years Now and Through 2022
As promised, I’m taking some time today to let you know about our exciting year of events, schwag, and surprises as we celebrate 100 Years of Camp Alleghany for Girls. We recently held our inaugural planning meeting so I have a few bits of info on deck. It’s all still very much in the developing […]
Reflecting on the Sixteens of ’75
Mini Camp Director Beth-Anne (BA) Clark Thomas reflects on the joys of having known her fellow campers for about 50 years! What a bond it’s been!
Work Week To Open Camp for 2021!
Before the fun for campers there’s on-site work at camp and plenty of fun for the pre-camp Work Crew. Read all about it in today’s blog.
99 THINGS to Enjoy at Camp This Summer Part 7: Clothing
Editor’s Note: There are at minimum 99 Things about life at Camp Alleghany for Girls that are NOT changing this summer! That’s why we started our 99 THINGS Blog Series with: Part 1: Activities, Part 2: Downtime!, Part 3: Food., Part 4: Mornings & Evenings, Part 5: Evening Activities., Part 6: Traditions! Cool mornings and […]