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Welcome Majestic Big Sky Campers!

Sat, 07/16/2022 - 01:23

Off from the airport they go! On the first night of the session, the group set up camp near Swan Creek, where they learned about assembling their tents, outdoor hygiene, skill beads and routine camp duties. This morning they played many get-to-know-you games including ultimate frisbee! Later they got a taste of white-water rafting and took...

Success in the North Cascades

Fri, 07/15/2022 - 00:06

North Cascades AlpengirlsWe’ve had a very fun last few days together here in Washington! After backpacking we enjoyed hot showers and then made delicious pesto pizza at our new campsite. The next day we were off to Mazama to climb at Fun Rock. Sasha and Neva learned to...

MT Wild Explorers I

Thu, 07/14/2022 - 23:46

Wild Explorers IPassing through fields and woods along a small hiking path we weaved our way through the Tobacco Root Mountains and arrived at Twin Lakes on a sucessful backpacking trip. The girls went four miles up a steep incline lead by Gracie. Because of this accomplishment, we could take a...

North Cascades

Tue, 07/12/2022 - 01:58

We are back from our amazing backpacking trip in the North Cascades! We began our hike in the afternoon after learning how to properly pack and adjust the backpacks. Tillie led the way down our firsts switchbacks and kept us laughing with lots of trail games. Even though it rained, we still...

Yellowstone Horse I

Mon, 07/11/2022 - 20:31

Horse camp Our Horse I team has had an adventurous week. They made it to stunning alpine lakes with crystal blue water, where they were able to try paddle boarding and kayaking! Such fun in the sun. The focus of their trip was of course horsepacking, which...

Backpackers MT Yellowstone Adventure

Mon, 07/11/2022 - 03:36

SW Montana BackpackersOn the first day of backpacking, we hiked 4.5 flat miles along the Spanish Creek to a beautiful campsite. It was a perfect spot to call home for the next two nights. We celebrated our accomplishment with a warm cup of hot...

MT Wild Explorers l

Sun, 07/10/2022 - 15:12

Missouri River Canoe Sunset“Wild” MT Explorers is right! It’s been some wild nights with the weather pattern recently on the Missouri River, these Alpengirls have experienced many an evening storm with high winds and rain and managed to keep each other in high spirits by singing Bon Jovi...

Montana Yellowstone

Thu, 07/07/2022 - 01:30

The first outfitted activity for our Montana Yellowstone campers was rock climbing. Nearly everyone tried all of the routes, while the rest cheered on their new friends. Next, they went horseback riding and rafting, where the girls were in awe to see all of the beautiful wildflowers along the Yellowstone River banks. The...

North Cascades

Wed, 07/06/2022 - 23:53

After departing from the airport, we made our way up to our beautiful campsite nestled right along the river. Everyone learned how to set up tents, how meals work at camp, and then made dinner followed by a fun get-to-know you game involving M&Ms. Yesterday, the first LOD (leader of the day) for...

Wild Explorers I

Wed, 07/06/2022 - 22:48

There have been many laughs on our first few days of camp! Our Montana Explorers arrived at their campsite ready set up tents and fill their bellies with Alpengirl welcome burritos. They finished the night off with group activities of the human knot game and a camper-led Q&A circle, where the girls answered...