If you remember our camp newspaper then we hope you’ll like the online version of the same good old-fashioned reporting from our Photojournalism campers.
Can you name all the colors of the Camp Alleghany rainbow? Which color(s) have you been? Read up on our color traditions on a blog by our summer intern.
We’re approaching my favorite time of the year — collectively known as “the Holidays.” This begins with the Fall equinox and lumps together Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas nicely, like one long celebration! The weather becomes cooler, which is a nice respite from this very hot past summer. And the leaves change colors, giving everything a […]
Who was at Alleghany the first time of all? Mini Campers! Yes indeed! Seventy young ladies, ages 7-10, experienced just a little taste of the ‘Ghany magic during the 10th season of Mini Camp! With tie dye as their color (a burst of all the colors they will enjoy in summers to come) they were […]
As I’ve written before in this blog, it’s so important to me personally — and key to the Camp Alleghany philosophy —that our campers enjoy an experience that’s steeped in the natural world. Not only is there a no technology policy at camp, and an absence of the pervasive elements of modern life like TVs […]
Given the many traditions at Camp Alleghany, there must be a name for women like me. But how would I know, since I didn’t go to Camp Alleghany? That’s precisely my point. I didn’t go to Camp Alleghany but I’ve wanted to ever since I was about twelve years old. Memory lane I remember finding […]
It’s honestly true that we have at ‘Ghany a place for memories! This season marks the 90th summer of operation for Camp Alleghany! Thousands of young women have experienced the loyalty and friendship that surrounds us here at camp. It has been an honor to serve as the 90th Celebration Committee Chair this past year. […]
As a Unit Head in Senior Camp, I’ve been lucky enough to have had the opportunity to plan Unit Nights and activities for campers between the ages of thirteen and sixteen several times. Last night, though, something happened which seemed to really bring home to me the magic of ‘Ghany which can occur when you […]