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Getting in Shape For Backpacking!

Thu, 03/25/2021 - 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...

A Technical Approach to Spring Cleaning

Wed, 03/03/2021 - 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...

Bears, Bugs & Backpacking

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 09:00

Girls backpacking summer campSummer adventure camp in Montana? Sounds great. But what about ... Bears, Bugs and Backpacking? Bears: “What about bears in Montana?” The Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem is rich in biodiversity and unique landscapes. Bears and other wildlife live in all of the areas we travel in...

Wild Girls Look No Further

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 08:00

*** This article was originally published in Montana Parent magazine. *** Girls backpacking summer campMorning in the Paradise Valley: the summer sun is up and shining, drying dew from yellow grass and several large green tents pitched in a rough semi-circle. Nearby, there are a couple...

Self-Love Can Help You Gain Altitude

Mon, 02/08/2021 - 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...

Getting Down to Business in the Woods

Fri, 02/05/2021 - 08:00

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...

Finding Nature, Wherever You Find Yourself

Tue, 02/02/2021 - 16:00

Appreciate the rivers at Alpengirl Girls Camp Alpengirl personifies what it means to Be In Nature - it’s the reason Alpengirl exists! Inspiring a love of nature and facilitating access to and appreciation for nature is what Alpengirl is all about. It has been proven that influence from the...

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

Wed, 01/27/2021 - 08:00

Alpengirls play in the snow summer campHere in Montana we are spending more time cozied up indoors during the long Rocky Mountain winter. With snow a below-freezing temperatures outside, planning season is in full swing. With the snowy peaks on the horizon reminding us of all the...

Choosing the Best Girls Camp

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 08:00

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>...

Take Risks, Get Dirty, Face Difficulty with Bravery

Wed, 01/06/2021 - 08:00

Girls Camp Outdoors Bravery Challenges To welcome the New Year, we'd like to share this piece by Abby S, a former Alpenguide and inspirational outdoorswoman! We hope your year is filled with adventure, opportunity, and courage! Caroline Paul was one of the first female firefighters in...

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