While various summer options all have worthy benefits, I’ve had the distinct privilege of seeing firsthand the benefits of taking a slightly different route: Sleepaway summer camp in general, and The Upstart Program at Camp Alleghany for Girls specifically.
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 […]