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Camper Care & Birthday Packages

Wed, 05/08/2019 - 21:23

Summer camp care packages It's Time to Order ~ Don't Miss Out on Your 1st Choice! Camper parents, friends or family may wish to purchase a camper care gift package or birthday package for their camper and her camp group. These must be purchased ahead of the summer camp season...

What’s Next After Camp Registration?

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 19:35

camp nature girls campAlpengirl Camp Parents & Campers ~ Now that you've officially registered for camp and Alpengirl has most of your camp forms, we’re starting to get to know you better by reading about you, talking with you on the phone, answering all of your questions, and getting you excited...

Summer Camp Packing Tips

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 09:00

Girls at summer adventure camp with packing list thingsYou may have been on a one- or two-week-long trip before. Figuring out how to fit everything nicely into your suitcase probably took a while, didn't it? And now, you're going to camp and need to add a sleeping bag, some...

April Update from the Alpengirl Office

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 19:37

Big news! This past week at the Alpengirl office in Manhattan, MT, we installed windows! One glorious pane in each office room, just in time to let in the sunshine that has finally decided to grace us with its presence after a long, cold, grey winter. Window at Alpengirl summer camp office...

Tents, Personal Hygiene & Meals at Camp

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 09:34

Teaching skills at Alpengirl CampWe're in a late-season snow globe situation here in Bozeman, MT! But despite the falling flakes, birds are chirping, ice on the rivers and lakes is breaking up, and snow drifts are shrinking daily - sure signs that spring is on its...

Alpengirls Help Restore the Forest

Wed, 04/03/2019 - 07:15

Trees of Washington at girls campRegister for Alpengirl Camp​ in April - A Tree for Every Girl - Celebrating Arbor Day All Month! “Between every two pines is a doorway to a new world.” ~ John Muir For every girl that registers in the month of April to...

About Hiking Boots & Socks

Sun, 03/31/2019 - 09:00

summer camp packing list hiking boot exampleHere's a common question that arrives to us from camp parents at this time of year: “I'd like to start getting our gear. Can you recommend a brand and type of hiking boot? She'd like to get started breaking them in before camp.”...

Protect Your Summer Camp Investment

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 09:00

Have You Considered Camp Insurance? What happens to a program participant if... a parent loses his or her job? ...she breaks a leg before the program begins? ...she requires medical evacuation home? ...a parent or close family member becomes ill? Now you can protect your program investment at a very affordable cost with Travmark A+ Program Protection Plan ...

A Technical Approach to Spring Cleaning

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 09:00

Girls talking at camp without cell phones Every summer, Alpengirls from across the country assemble in campgrounds, on mountain trails, on riverbanks, and in wild places across the West to engage in adventures of mind, body, and spirit - and they do it without their cell phones! They...

Getting in Shape For Backpacking!

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 09:00

Girls backpacking summer campHow to Get in Shape for Backpacking at Alpengirl Camp... You’ve signed up for your adventure of choice. You’re starting to pull together all the necessary documents, you've got your packing list printed and a growing pile of gear, and you are preparing your mind for living...