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Day 3: Cascades & Coast Adventure

Thu, 06/24/2021 - 23:03

Rafting Alpengirl CampWe’ve had a busy fun packed first few days to kick off camp! Everyone arrived at the airport and we headed to our campsite in the Columbia River Gorge area to introduce life at camp such as meals and tents, mixed with lots of fun name games,...

Yellowstone Horse II

Wed, 06/23/2021 - 16:43

Horse ii Alpengirls Raft the Madison After all the campers arrived to the Bozeman airport the Horse II crew galloped off to camp next to the beautiful Madison river! The girls were giddy to get to know each other and enjoyed some getting to know...

Staff Training 2021

Sat, 06/19/2021 - 22:37

Alpenguides at summer camp staff trainingA week of Montana’s finest June weather served as the backdrop for a week of preparation, learning, and fun, at Alpengirl's 2021 staff training, and our Alpenguide team is ready and eagerly anticipating the first campers’ arrivals in just a few short days!...

Alpengirl Camp Blog & Social Media

Wed, 05/26/2021 - 22:23

Subscribe to Summer Camp BlogAlpenguides will be providing the camp director with information about camps from the field while camp is in session. Highlights from camp with be shared 2-3 times per camp session via our website blog. You may ...

Summer Camp Packing Tips

Tue, 04/27/2021 - 09:00

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 a while, didn't it? And now, you're going to camp and need to add a sleeping bag,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Alpengirl in their Words

Wed, 12/30/2020 - 08:00

Wondering what camp is like? Here's a sneak peak at how campers talk about their thoughts, experiences, and love for all things Alpengirl! Video by former Alpenguide Abby S (aka Jigsaw)