Camp brings your child into the heart of nature, and gives her the gift of nature. Read on to learn why that’s so important today!
Sleepaway sumer camp offers an opportunity too rarely found in our culture today: the chance for kids to unplug, go screen-free, and find themselves anew! For their health and well being, every child needs it.
The modern world wreaks havoc on our bodies and mind, causing numerous imbalances. The good news is that a few days — or weeks — at summer camp can restore the balance and hep make kids healthier in body and mind!
Alum Natalie Litz Bissonnette tells of the recurring joys of Family Camp at Camp Alleghany for Girls with her own family’s story of Summer 2016!
What’s awesome about camp? Getting away from it all — especially from the endless bustle of the online world. That’s why our no electronics policy is so important and why it includes no digital cameras or video cameras.
We let personal e-tech devices take over contemporary life without anticipating the negative affect on kids and families. It’s time to really talk about it, and rein it in!
By now you’ve probably heard of the serious dust-up in in the Washington D.C. area that a respected professional couple faced after allowing their 10- and 6-year-old children to play at a playground alone, including walking home about a mile from that playground. The kids and their parents, part of the “free range kids” movement […]
I had a recent study passed on to me the other day by our good friend Carson Gleberman that said the research group, writing for Computers in Human Behavior, had found that just “Five days at outdoor education camp without screens improves preteen skills with nonverbal emotion cues.” Of course we always knew this at Camp […]
It’s wonderful to see more and more news outlets talk about the benefits of a summer spent unplugged from iPhones, video games, Facebook and the whole Internet. That’s why it was great to see a recent article in the Wall Street Journal — “To Attract Campers, a Promise They Will Unplug: Many Camps Follow a Classic […]
Boy the age of the Internet can keep you on your toes! So much technology innovating so rapidly can make it hard to keep up. And it sure requires that thoughtful people consider deeply and seriously the impact of technology on kids. But since kids are our business at Camp Alleghany, we’re more than happy […]