Life At Alleghany: How Sleepaway Camp Builds Independence and Confidence in Young Girls

At Alleghany, our mission is: naturally inspiring growth through honor, loyalty, and friendship. The word growth in the mission statement refers to personal growth and character development.  The Berkeley Well-Being Institute defines personal growth as: a process of developing new skills, attitudes, actions, or reactions that can have a positive impact on your life and […]

Life at Alleghany: Our Different Sessions, Which is Right for You?

So, you have made the decision to send your daughter to camp, but how do you know what length of time at camp is right for your family? While there are lots of factors that go into this decision, here at Alleghany we have created 4 different camper paths for you and your daughter to […]

Life At Alleghany: Why Outdoor Education and Adventure is Important for Children

Outdoor Education A child’s early learning experiences occur both indoors and outdoors, and at Alleghany we focus on providing outdoor education and play for our campers. Outdoor play and nature build confidence, promote creativity and imagination, teach responsibility, encourage physical activity, improve concentration, and reduce stress and fatigue. ‘Ghany Girls embrace nature and grow from […]

Life at Alleghany: A Day in the Life of a ‘Ghany Girl

One of the most common questions we get asked when prospective parents or campers are looking into Alleghany is what does a day at Alleghany look like? And while we have information on our website about this question, this blog goes in-depth into what our ‘Ghany Girls experience on a typical day here at Alleghany. 

While every day here holds new experiences and some days, such as Sundays and Holidays (4th of July and Christmas in July), have unique programming that differs from our everyday routine, most days hold the same structure.