There’s lots of reasons to work at our summer camp, starting with the nourishing natural setting. But for 2022 we’ll go one better — it’s our 100th summer and it’s going to be a blow out!
Camp Alleghany for Girls Program Director Casey Tucker positively thrives in the wilderness, not least of why because he loves to unplug from it all. Read about his latest adventure on our blog.
Navigating so much MORE time online during so many closures is hard for any of us. We know adults and kids can always use a refresher on the best manners for online activity.
So what if they had to stay home? A camper and a counselor still found a way to bring camp to life through creativity, problem-solving, and fun! Read the blog for more…
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.
We’ve explored how screens and sedentary lifestyles are putting pressures on kids or limiting their growth. Now let’s look at how camp balances those impacts, and provides critical assets of its own.
Where and when can we get a break from screens in our family life? Its tough when screens now impact almost everything we do. I tried a “screen free week” and it has helped. Read on for more…
Too many screens for too much of the time are greatly impacting how kids develop and how people interact. How did we get here, and what’s it doing to us? Let’s explore it this week on the blog.
Please check out our blog today with a special request for used electronics to aid our Photography and Dance Departments AND give more counselors access to equipment at camp.