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MT Lil's Last Night

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 03:10

Hikers and snowballs at Alpengirl CampThese girls are GREAT hikers! The group was very successful at completing the backpacking trip, they hiked out in record time and when I saw them this evening at hot springs for soaking all were in great spirits, smiling, happy, not sun burned but all...

Columbia Cascades Coast : Alpengirls Doing Great

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 21:55

Camp staff checked in, all is going great at CCC in Washington. The rafting was awesome everyone had fun and all the girls switched seats in the boat, Lanae and Sellers took the raft guide up on the offer to jump in the river and had a blast! Girls enjoyed stirfry for dinner the cook group that night was Maddie,...

Scheduled Parent Calls by Camp Staff - Calendar

Sun, 06/26/2016 - 21:15

tent set up girls campHello 2016 Camp Parents, The summer is starting off great! We have MT Lil's (cavern tour right now), Columbia Cascades Coast (rafting right now) & Yellowstone Horseback II (canoe/kayak/sup right now) girls out there adventuring as I write this blog - so much fun...

Yellowstone Horseback Adventure II - Arrivals

Sat, 06/25/2016 - 03:01

Yellowstone Horseback Adventure II - all girls have arrived in Montana! Yeeehaw! 10 girls have started camp today in MT - after some flight delays all have arrived safe and sound and are currently camping riverside - a dinner of Cheesy Chicken Burritos and corn chips followed by M & M getting to know you game tonight for dessert. Good...

Camp Staff Training TODAY!

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 18:25

summer camp staff trainingA few of the Alpenguides at camp staff training today! Costume contest winner was MacKenzie in her Alpengoat costume - she knitted her own hat with ear flaps and horns! We're getting ready for a great summer ~ staff are playing name games, studying backpacking maps, practicing...

REI Gift Card Winner Announced

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 18:49

REI Gift Card Winner - Alpengirl CampCongratulations Michelina B in California ~ your name was drawn for the REI $100 Gift Card! Look for it to arrive in the mail soon. We can't wait to adventure with you in Washignton this summer. Thank you to all Alpengirl families who...

Summer Camp Helps Girl Gain Self Esteem

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 16:27

Girls summer camp and self esteemThis is the story of how summer camp helped my delayed and misunderstood child succeed in her transition to middle school. At 18 months old my daughter was not diagnosed with anything in particular, that would have been a blessing. Instead we started...