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 […]
A Thank You to our Campers, Counselors, and Staff of Summer 2022, We Miss You!
Goodbye Summer 2022 Our Summer 2022 season has officially come to a close, and as I sit here looking out over an empty Alleghany I am reminded of all our Campers, Counselors, Staff, and Volunteers who filled our tents this summer. Thanks to you, we filled our Play Hall with songs and laughter, circled campfires […]
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!
Our Girls Sleepaway Camp was Covid-Free All Summer!
We don’t know that we have ALL the answers but we do know that our strategy, plan, and enforcement worked to create a COVID-free summer camp!
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 […]
Work Week To Open Camp for 2021!
Before the fun for campers there’s on-site work at camp and plenty of fun for the pre-camp Work Crew. Read all about it in today’s blog.
Staff Recruiting Internship Wrap Up
Camp needs interns in the summer, and year-round. Learn about what one intern did for us, and craft your own internship, too!
Attending College During the Time of COVID
Every day is a well-scheduled adventure at camp and yet some days, that schedule changes. Learning to adapt, be flexible, and keep a good attitude while we’re doing it is a hallmark of the counselor’s job.