It’s hard to believe that our 2 weeks of staff training ends tomorrow! In 14 short days, we have welcomed over 50 counselors across the river from all over the country and the world. Our counselors come from as close as West Virginia and Virginia and as far away as South Africa! This dedicated two-week […]
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 […]
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 […]
It was so refreshing and wonderful to be back with other camp professionals in person at the American Camp Association’s Tri-State Conference!
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!
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!
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 […]
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.
Camp needs interns in the summer, and year-round. Learn about what one intern did for us, and craft your own internship, too!