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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...

Backpacking Pre-Camp Prep

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 18:51

How to Get in Shape for Backpacking at Girls Adventure Camp... You’ve signed up for camp. You’re starting to pull together all the necessary documents, buying all the necessary gear, and preparing your mind for living in the great outdoors for two whole weeks. As you’re getting your gear ready to come to camp, don’t forget about getting your body...

Bears, Bugs & Backpacking

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 17:22

summer camp Montana bears, bugs, backpackingA few things that people wonder about when considering summer adventure camp in Montana... bears, bugs and backpacking. Bears - Every so often we receive a question about bears, “do we see bears while camping in Montana?” The answer is no,...

Leap Toward Individual Experiences

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 22:11

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...

Getting Down to Business in the Woods

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 23:41

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...

Self-Love Can Help You Gain Altitude

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 22:43

Love of Self and Summer CampLove of self is a tenet of Alpengirl. There is nothing more impressive than one who stands certain and proud of who she is. Every effort to inspire and influence positive outcomes from each girl’s experience at Alpengirl is based on the belief that...

Choosing the Best Girls Camp

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 09:27

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!

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 16:19

Alpengirls play in the snow summer campIt’s mid-January and I’m dreaming of verdant alpine meadows and cooling my dusty toes in mountain streams, of heading out with my hammock for a pleasant day in the woods, or of snagging a few friends (ormy adventurous mom!) for a...


Wed, 01/17/2018 - 18:29

Office Alpengirl Staff 2018As the morning sunlight illuminates the Bridger Mountains, Alissa, Laura, and Hannah arrive at the Alpengirl office for their first day on the job together. The air is fresh and frosty, the neighboring train sweeps through greeting us a “good morning”; all...

Skill Building for Life at Alpengirl Camp

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 19:41

Our 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 long term. We often tell girls, “You can do anything you set your mind to,” and “Women are just as capable as men.” But how often do girls have a chance to see for...