If you know Liza Stace you know how thrilled we are to have her come back as Head of Rifle. This year she’ll just be Head — no tent row or camper duties. And that’s a good thing. Read on to learn why.
It’s time to focus, aim, shoot for your target goals — a post in our Department Series all about how we do Rifle at Camp Alleghany.
Coming to camp may mean being exposed for the first time to activities like Rifle and Archery. And while girls are excited about this — these were our most popular activities in the summer of 2013 — parents in our surveys wanted more details about our safety procedures for these classes. Being a mom myself, […]
Sending out parent surveys is an important part of what we do at the end of a camp season. The surveys serve several functions at once. They: Help us to address any particular issues of a given camp season. See if any patterns of concern or perception — whether positive or negative — are out […]
You might recall my earlier, slightly panicked, blog post this spring in which I bemoaned the state of ammunition access in the U.S. this year. I truly feared that with limited stocks of ammo we might not be able to have our long-standing and treasured rifle program this summer! I followed that with a thank […]
Just a week ago on this blog I was bemoaning the current ammunition situation in the U.S., wondering how on earth we’d be able to run our rifle program as vigorously this year as we have in past years while ammo was in shortage across the States. As a life long shooter, and at least […]
Regular readers of the blog may remember my passion for our Rifle activity, which I wrote about in a post called Sure Shot. As I said then, Rifle is actually my favorite activity at camp and the one I felt most accomplished and successful in as a camper. So it’s very close to my heart. […]
Camp is getting closer and closer now and I thought that would make a great time to write about our activities to give you a taste for what’s on offer. On the first evening of camp, campers actually enjoy a show put on by the counselors to explain what each activity has to offer and […]