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April Update from the Alpengirl Office

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 19:37

Big news! This past week at the Alpengirl office in Manhattan, MT, we installed windows! One glorious pane in each office room, just in time to let in the sunshine that has finally decided to grace us with its presence after a long, cold, grey winter. Window at Alpengirl summer camp office...

Tents, Personal Hygiene & Meals at Camp

Wed, 04/10/2019 - 09:34

Teaching skills at Alpengirl CampWe're in a late-season snow globe situation here in Bozeman, MT! But despite the falling flakes, birds are chirping, ice on the rivers and lakes is breaking up, and snow drifts are shrinking daily - sure signs that spring is on its...

Alpengirls Help Restore the Forest

Wed, 04/03/2019 - 07:15

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

Sun, 03/31/2019 - 09:00

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

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 09:00

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 ...

A Technical Approach to Spring Cleaning

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 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 phones! They...

Getting in Shape For Backpacking!

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 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...

Bears, Bugs & Backpacking

Wed, 02/27/2019 - 09:00

summer camp Montana bears, bugs, backpackingSummer adventure camp in Montana? Sounds great. But what about ... Bears, Bugs and Backpacking? Bears: “Do you see bears while camping in Montana?” No, we have never seen bears while camping in Montana with Alpengirl, nor have we seen a...

Leap Toward Individual Experiences

Fri, 02/22/2019 - 09:00

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...

Self-Love Can Help You Gain Altitude

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 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...

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