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Meet the Alpenguides - Our Trip Leaders

Our camp guides are the best… some say they even have Superpowers!

Alpenguide duties go far beyond typical camp counselor jobs by providing wilderness medical care, evaluating and managing risks, leading adventure activities, driving vans and by planning and preparing delicious meals with campers. Our girls summer adventure camp leaders "the Alpenguides" are truly inspirational and are the #1 reason to choose Alpengirl; they know how to have fun and have the outdoor skills to boot!

As well as being seasoned outdoors women who have an excellent rapport with teen girls, your Alpenguides are experienced leaders in adventure travel, and are intuitive educators. These skills are combined with professional certifications such as Wilderness First Responder, Lifeguard, and Yoga.

Alpenguides are positive and fun role models with SUPERHUMAN POWERS!

A-Girl

Alpengirl camp founder and director

Known Superhuman Powers: When A-Girl is adorned with, as many superheroes are, a special instrument of inspiration; a cape, her natural capacity for spontaneous exuberance, creative visioning, organizational leadership and genuine caring go far beyond the range attainable by normal humans to reach superhuman strength levels.Read more

Jigsaw

wilderness summer camp staff leader

Known Superhuman Powers: Jigsaw is super-human problem solver. With her extraordinary foresight and powers of visualization, there is no puzzle that Jigsaw can’t resolve!Read more

Honey Bee

wilderness summer camp staff leader

Known Superhuman Powers: Everyone yearns for a sense of belonging and Honey Bee has the superhuman power to create community in mere minutes!Read more

Biscuit rose de Reims

wilderness summer camp staff leader

Known Superhuman Powers: Biscuit rose de Reims has the superhuman power to whip up backcountry camp gourmet meals from the most meager of ingredients and with limited resources in the great outdoors.Read more

Shakin' Bacon

wilderness summer camp staff leader

Known Superhuman Powers : Shakin’ Bacon has the superhuman ability to shake up any boring situation! Feeling a little down or tired? Have no fear, Shakin’ bacon will be there to the rescue with her abundant sizzlin’ energy and spirited games to bring life to any trip!Read more

Buzz

wilderness summer camp staff leader

Known Superhuman Powers: Buzz has the superhuman power of sonication. By constantly buzzing around in her group sharing fun facts, games and knowledge she agitates young minds thus allowing them to open up and absorb the awesomeness surrounding them - bee it their group, their world or their universe.Read more

Wise Owl

wilderness summer camp staff leader

Known Superhuman Powers: Some say that wisdom only comes with age… but sometimes it’s found in the young! Wise Owl possesses powers of insight and understanding at superhuman levels typically only seen in elder sage creatures. She specializes in the wisdom of the earth but has also been known to soar near the sky and dip her talons into the water (ocean, lake or mountain stream preferred) in search of more knowledge.Read more

Bird

wilderness summer camp staff leader

Known Superhuman Powers: Bird user her power of flight to glide through minor turbulence with unruffled style and remarkable ease in order to gain perspective on how to best guide the group to a state of energized and contented fun.Read more

Elastigirl

wilderness summer camp staff leader

Known Superhuman Powers : Elastigirl’s super powers are elasticity and humor. This funny girl can stretch so far that her feet can touch her head! Her superpowers started the day she started dancing ballet as a little girl and her elasticity and good sense of humor have been growing ever since. She can make all sorts of weird and funny poses and turn a frown upside down in just 1 second. Without a doubt if you are having a hard time she can be really easy to talk to and make you smile.Read more

Sunflower

wilderness summer camp staff leader

Known Superhuman Powers: Sunflower is the eternal optimist. Hailing from the rainy state of Oregon, Sunflower knows how to find even the smallest ray of sunshine available and soak in it’s warmth. Just as sunflowers are composed of many tiny blooms, Sunflower brings people together into inspiring, positive and joyful communities!Read more

Jenanigans

wilderness summer camp staff leader

Known Superhuman Powers: Jenanigans is a super-human trickster. Don’t be fooled by what appears to be a calm and cool woman, she’s got a story, practical joke or curious natural object in her magic *satchel of shenanigans that she’s just waiting to share with you - surprise it’s Jenanigans!Read more

Peia the Pixie

wilderness summer camp staff leader

Known Superhuman Powers: Peia the Pixie holds the power of magical fairy dust! She is a rare and mystical creature who treads lightly on the world. Her connections with nature and the greater universe transcend that of human capacity.Read more

Sunny K

wilderness summer camp staff leader

Known Superhuman Powers: Sunny K possesses the super power of eternal sunshine, effortlessly brightening the sky on even the greyest of days. When Sunny K is around, you better have your sunglasses ready!Read more

Cosmologica

Known Superhuman Powers: Cosmologica possesses a magical green laser which gives her superhuman powers of Knowledge Questing - an insatiable need to find answers. Her instant dynamic dance parties and her mathleticism border on superhuman power levels as well.Read more