Our own Bonnie Dawson sent campers to camp for years and have watched campers for many more. She’s got great advice to make your camp packing a snap!
We’ve contracted with Camp Trucking to make your luggage process easier, smoother, happier all around!
New camp store items are available online and you can order with us via e-mail this summer!
Camp is a time to get away from it all. That includes all the stuff in the commercial world. That’s why our new package policy is no packages.
Getting prepared early for camp takes a load off your mind, saves money and time, and makes for a pleasant send off before camp!
Some kids are born entomologists — they just love creepy, crawly things. Bugs of all sorts excite this kind of girl’s rapt attention as she gazes intently through a magnifying glass at an insect’s every move. Other girls, not so much. So if your daughter is the kind who would sooner run from a beetle […]
Camp is only 46 days away. That’s just a little over a month until the Barge crosses The Greenbrier River and we rest into the life of the Alleghany hills. But that also means time’s a tickin’ on getting ready for camp. So I thought I’d throw together a list of ten easy things […]
Last week I pointed to an excellent guide for getting kids (and parents) ready for Camp Alleghany, with ten steps and a handy video to watch. And while those tips apply to campers of all ages, there are some special considerations when it comes to our youngest campers, the Mini Campers. I’ve been a Camp […]
I say this every year and I do it because it’s such an important reminder. It’s that: It’s never to early to prepare your child (and yourself as a parent) for summer camp! For one thing, those summer dates just creep up on you like nothing else. One day you’re bristling with the unrelenting winter […]
My daughter is about to enjoy her last summer at Camp Alleghany as a camper. Yes, she’s reached that age — 16 next week — when she only has this one last summer left to bask in the complete splendor of “just” being a camper. Our baby’s growing up! Sure, 16s have responsibilities, too, like […]