Our gratitude for all our campers and camp families is at the heart of our Thanksgiving today. And we also want to highlight some special staff members who deserve our recognition!
While I could maybe use a touch less of the “Arctic chill,” still, I am so glad for beautiful fall leaves, brisk weather, and the turn of the seasons inward, to warm fireplaces, thoughts of Thanksgiving, and planning for the camp year ahead. And to that end I want to reach all of our Camp […]
Taking a cue from our awesome and talented director, Elizabeth Shreckhise, I decided that I also needed to list my top 5 favorite things about Family Camp from Summer 2019. So here goes nothing! 1. Staff The Family Camp Staff is a combination of alumni and Term Camp Staff who work during the Family Camp […]
After camp I felt the most profound absence of nature in my and my boys’ lives. It’s hard to reconcile and I think it’s time we had a bigger conversation as a society about bringing nature back into our lives.
Have you ever wondered what it is like to live in a tent with others for part of the summer? Is my daughter ready to go to a sleepaway summer camp? What is this Camp Alleghany for Girls that I’ve heard so much about? What makes it so special? We answered these questions and many […]
I say this every year, but how is it possibly June already? Summer is fast approaching, and there’s so much to look forward to as we begin another season on the banks of the Greenbrier River. And as we get ready for another Opening Day at camp, I’m so excited to announce the 2019 ‘Ghany […]
Join us in honoring former ‘Ghany Director and huge UVA fan S. Cooper Dawson, Sr. with a donation to the ‘Ghany Lantern Scholarship Fund if UVA wins the NCAA Championship tonight!
Our dear friend Henry Poe wrote a poem about his experience at Family Camp.
When your child says she doesn’t want to go back to camp a second summer should you just leave it at that? As a camp director, Elizabeth Shreckhise wasn’t willing to stop sending her son. What she wanted to do, was empower him to face any uncertainty with courage:
Warm wishes for a wonderful 2019.