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Camper Care & Birthday Packages

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 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?

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 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 List Tips

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 01:57

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 awhile, didn't it? But now you're going to camp and need to add a sleeping bag, some...

REI Gift Card Winner Announced!

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 12:00

rei gift card winner alpengirl 2018 Congratulations to our $100 REI gift card winner, Meredith from Tallahassee, Florida! Meredith is a first time camper here at Alpengirl and will be attending our Olympic Sea to Summit Adventure! This awesome camper enjoys doing...

Tents, Personal Hygiene & Meals at Camp

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 18:34

Teaching skills at Alpengirl CampThe sun in shining in Bozeman, MT! After months of living in a snow globe, it’s beginning to feel like spring around here, and at Alpengirl that means gearing up for our favorite season: SUMMER. When camping or backpacking for the first...

Alpengirls Help Restore the Forest

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 19:15

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

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 21:34

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

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 21:44

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 ...

Spring at Alpengirl: We're Blooming!

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 22:28

yellowstone park winter alpengirl camp It’s been a busy winter at the Alpengirl Camp Headquarters in “The Little Apple.” Our winter months are always packed with plans and preparations for the coming camp season, and we are excited that each adventure is filling up with enthusiastic girls! We can’t wait for the summer to begin. To keep us out of trouble in the meantime, in addition to getting ready for a summer of fun in the outdoors, we’ve been working on building renovations and community outreach programs.

A Technical Approach to Spring Cleaning

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 22:30

Sleepaway girls camp technology freeEvery summer, Alpengirls from across the country assemble in campgrounds, on mountain trails and any variety of wilderness locales to engage in adventures of mind, body, and spirit - and they do it without their cell phones! They aren’t Tweeting or posting to Facebook, or sharing...