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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...

Bears, Bugs & Backpacking

Wed, 02/27/2019 - 09:00

summer camp Montana bears, bugs, backpackingSummer adventure camp in Montana? Sounds great. But what about ... Bears, Bugs and Backpacking? Bears: “Do you see bears while camping in Montana?” No, we have never seen bears while camping in Montana with Alpengirl, nor have we seen a...

Leap Toward Individual Experiences

Fri, 02/22/2019 - 09:00

Alpengirl Camp Leap of Faith “Sometimes the only available form of transportation is a leap of faith.” ~ Margaret Shepard What is more powerful than having faith in yourself - faith that you can do that thing that scares you – that you can do something entirely...

Self-Love Can Help You Gain Altitude

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 09:00

Love of Self and Summer CampSelf love is a core tenet of Alpengirl. There is nothing more impressive and inspiring than a girl or woman who stands certain and proud of who she is, and our actions at Alpengirl are based on the belief that every girl can fall...

Choosing the Best Girls Camp

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 12:30

When it comes to deciding which summer camp to attend, girls and parents want to choose the best option. Whether your family is considering sleep-away program for the first time or your daughter is a seasoned camper, here are some important criteria to consider when selecting the best summer camp for girls . Sea kayaking in Washington at</body></html>...

The Mountains Are Calling...But They’re Covered in Snow!

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 09:00

Alpengirls play in the snow summer campIt’s been a snowy last week of January here in Montana, and with temps in the single digits this morning and much of the country under a polar vortex, it seems that winter is here to stay for a while. Once...

Getting Down to Business in the Woods

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 08:57

Girls summer camp and feminine hygiene at campIt’s day 2 of backpacking at Alpengirl camp, and you’re hiking along in the woods with your team of newfound friends. You’re feeling great! There’s been lots of laughter, songs on the trail, and good food to keep you fueled up for...

Skill Building for Life at Alpengirl Camp

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 09:41

Kayaking at Girls Summer CampOur children are our future. As a parent, teacher, or youth mentor, you know this. What we teach young people today ripples out into the world as they move forward in life, acting on the values and convictions gained in childhood. We hope that the future will...

Winter at Alpengirl

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 22:18

Girls summer camp Montana skiingSnow covers the Bridger Range to the east, the Tobacco Roots to the southwest, and the Gallatin Mountains due south - the wide valley that Alpengirl Camp calls home is surrounded by mountain ranges. After winter snowstorms, they are sharp and white...

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