Camp Alleghany Family Camp provides a respite and renewal for adults and children alike. It’s a re-connection point for alum, and a re-charging place for all! Join us for the 50th anniversary this year, Summer 2016!
In the frenzy to put kids in multiple summer activities, the meaningfulness of a quiet, engaging summer is lost. Trying sending your camper for 3 weeks instead.
See Camp Alleghany as perhaps you never have before. A new set of aerial photos by Creative Dog Media are stunning and available for sale!
A blog post written by a counselor about her family history at Camp Alleghany and why she continues to come back year after year, even though she’s in college.
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 […]
Suzanne, an alum and Mini Camp counselor who’s at camp almost every summer, recently made me a tee shirt quilt that I LOVE, and also a camp quilt for Mason when he was born, which I also LOVE. I got to thinking that other campers, staff, and alum might also like to do this idea, […]
Are you ready for some big and exciting news? It’s still mid-winter and we’re already full to capacity for Mini Camp and both sessions of Term Camp!* We’ve actually been full for the past few weeks and it’s really exciting because we’ve been successful in testing out some new outreach and recruiting methods and we’re […]
How vividly I remember those mornings when we were all crammed around the barge, clutching our pillows and waiting for buses to be called to return home to our parents, our boyfriends, our siblings. While I loved my parents and siblings deeply and sometimes I even thought I loved a boyfriend, the truth was that […]
Sam and I are building a house in Staunton, Virginia. Well, we’re not actually sawing and nailing it! 🙂 We’ve contracted someone to build it, but we’ve been heavily involved with the design, choosing everything that goes into it from toilets to door knobs, to paint colors, to light fixtures, and even where the oven […]