When it comes to deciding how to spend those crucial summers in the years leading up to college, junior high and high school girls these days have a lot of options: traveling overseas for a volunteer program, interning for someone in a field of their interest, taking some extra summer classes, and more – all […]
There are many ways a girl can use her LIT experience, from being a better prepared Junior Counselor or counselor to other jobs and skills. Learn more.
There are some changes afoot in our proposed Leadership-In-Training program. We’re changing the launch to Summer 2019, and looking at a new term structure, too.
What’s on the minds of 14-year-olds as they contemplate the coming Leadership In Training Program? Well they asked and we answered!
I’m excited to announce the coming of a new Program beginning in Summer 2018 that will both bring our camp into alignment with what a great many of our peer camps already offer as well as strengthen our commitment to the positive growth and development of all of our campers at each of their stages in […]
It’s that time of year when eager camp registrants start sending me e-mails wondering how to become a hopper. Well, since we recently made a new decision about hopping (see below), I thought the blog might be a good place to get it all out there. Why be a Hopper? First of all, deciding to be […]
Each summer we treat our Upstarts (15- and 16-year-old campers) to a play at the Greenbrier Valley Theatre (GVT) in Lewisburg, West Virginia. This past summer the play that they would be attending would be The Lucky Stiff, a musical comedy. I heard of the premise of the play when I attended the Lewisburg Rotary during the […]
Over the last few years I’ve been trying to cover the different choices campers can make for their four Term Camp activities (most of which are also offered at Mini Camp). Only I usually have so much other news that I’m eager to share, that I haven’t covered as many activities as I would like…so […]
It’s one of our favorite times of year in the “off-season” — conference and networking season for camp owners and managers. As camp geeks we find these opportunities wonderfully enriching and fulfilling as we interact with other camps and their administrative staffs. It’s a time of new ideas, fresh thinking, and all-around renewal as we […]
The new year always inspires a raft of resolutions related to healthier eating. So, while our friends and parents and campers are in that frame of mind we thought we’d share with you a change related to food at Camp Alleghany that’s on track to be implemented for summer 2014 and beyond. Cue the trumpets […]