ACA Tri-State 2024: What We Learned

What an adventure we had at the 2024 American Camping Association (ACA) Tri-State Conference in Atlantic City, New Jersey! As representatives of Alleghany, Elizabeth, Stephanie, Mary-Curtis, and I participated in this year’s conference filled with learning, networking, and inspiration.

Our First ACA Conference of 2023!

Recap of the National ACA Conference The spring has sprung and with that comes our American Camp Association (ACA) conferences! This year the ACA National Conference was in Orlando, Fl and Elizabeth, Stephanie and myself traveled down to the sunshine state to learn, network, present, and enjoy some sunshine! This was my very first ACA […]

The Best Way to Start the Summer, Staff Training!

As our recap series of Summer 2022 continues, I’d like to share a little peek into our ever-so-important Staff Training period at the beginning of the summer.  Our Staff Training is a full two weeks, and it’s so important that we rarely allow counselors to miss any part of it. Of course, extenuating circumstances do […]

Personnel Changes Afoot At Alleghany

It’s our 100th anniversary, and in addition to looking backward, we’re also looking forward, including to a season of change and transition for the leadership at Alleghany.

Casey’s “Future” Farewell

My transition out of Camp Alleghany will take place in the Fall. Right now I’m happily focused on helping create an unforgettable summer for each camper, for each staff member, for each person who comes to Camp and gets to be part of our 100th summer.

Tri-State Camp Conference 2022

It was so refreshing and wonderful to be back with other camp professionals in person at the American Camp Association’s Tri-State Conference!

Work at Camp for our 100th Summer

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!

A Taste of Staff Training Week 2021

Editor’s Note: As of today’s date, this Staff Training blog post actually refers to the last couple of weeks. Now we’re deep into the First Term of camp (after Mini Camp). But because we’re so busy at camp letting camp be camp, we don’t move as quickly to get stories like this onto the blog, but […]