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Protect Your Summer Camp Investment

Fri, 02/23/2024 - 12:34

HAVE YOU PURCHASED CAMP INSURANCE? What happens to a camper and your summer camp investment if... A parent loses their job? A camper breaks a leg or comes down the flu before the program begins? A camper requires medical evacuation home? A parent or close family member becomes seriously ill? We strongly advise that you protect your program investment and...

Girls Summer Camp Scholarship Applications

Tue, 02/06/2024 - 18:04

montana canoe camp girlsPlanning to apply for a camp scholarship? Now is the time! Applications are due by March 1, 2024! The scholarships listed here are ordered from most to least possible financial assistance provided by the funding source. We encourage you to apply for all 3!...

Getting Down to Business in the Woods

Thu, 01/25/2024 - 15:55

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...

Wild Girls Look No Further

Thu, 01/11/2024 - 01:40

*** 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...

Finding Nature, Wherever You Find Yourself

Fri, 01/05/2024 - 12:55

Hiker girl campAlpengirl 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 natural world is...

The Perfect Holiday Gift for an Outdoorsy Girl

Wed, 12/13/2023 - 09:53

The Best Holiday Gift ~ Alpengirl Camp! An Alpengirl and the Care Package ElfToys? Games? Clothes? The latest electronic gadget? One of the million-and-one items to be purchased with a single click online? The holiday season is here, heralded by snowflakes, twinkly lights, and the challenge of finding...

Alpengirl Holiday Shopping Guide

Fri, 12/08/2023 - 08:59

Alpengirl Costume Contest Summer CampIs your daughter headed to summer camp? Wondering what an outdoorsy young woman might be excited to unwrap this holiday season? When it comes time to consider gifts, we've put together a wish list of fun-filled, fun-sized, camp-inspired items that will have...

Skill Building for Life at Alpengirl Camp

Mon, 12/04/2023 - 08:21

Kayaking at Girls Summer CampOur children are our future. As a parent, teacher, or mentor, you know this. What we teach young people today ripples out into the world as they move forward in life, acting on the values and convictions gained in childhood. We hope that the future will be...

What Kind of Girl Are You?

Tue, 11/28/2023 - 08:00

“What we think, we become.” Fun at Girls Beach Summer Camp A couple of years ago, I moved to Bozeman in the dead of winter. Passes were closed, roads narrowed by mountains of snow, and I was terrified to drive - but I was eager...

Leap Toward Individual Experiences

Fri, 11/03/2023 - 09:00

Hiker girl camp“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 on your own - that you can meet that...