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About Hiking Boots & Socks

Tue, 03/10/2020 - 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 break them in before camp.” There are...

Winter at Alpengirl

Wed, 01/15/2020 - 08:00

Winter Camp Staff MontanaWinter arrived early this year in Montana (it was below zero by Halloween!) and mornings often reveal a dusting or dumping of new snow on the ground. Through these snowy months, we find ourselves balancing opposites: mixing cozy time indoors cooking, connecting with friends and...

Alpengirl in Print!

Thu, 01/02/2020 - 18:09

A Girl's Guide to the Wild book coverAlpengirl Camp is included in Ruby McConnell's 2019 book A Girl's Guide to the Wild: Be an Adventure-Seeking Outdoor Explorer! Sasquatch Books says about the book: "Girls belong outdoors! This handbook covers everything you need to get outside,...

Thank You for an Amazing 2019 Summer

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 14:58

Summer Camp MT WAAlpengirl’s 2019 summer camp season has come to a close and we would like to offer a resounding and sincere THANK YOU to all the campers, camp staff, camp families and outfitters who helped make this season such a success! These last months have been filled...

Main Salmon River Rafting

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 16:30

Rafting Alpengirl CampEveryone had an awesome 5-day raft trip on the Main Salmon River! Fiona, Gabi, Autumn, Isadora and Bea were our LOD’s during the trip. We all loved our raft guides, and we learned a ton about the river, wildlife, and rafting from them. Ella and Bea earned their...

Hoh Rainforest Backpacking

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 18:09

Girls Hiking CampThe day was chilly and foggy but we woke everybody up to get ready for our first day of backpacking. The girls were excited to get to the trailhead and we got everyone’s backpacks packed and headed out by mid morning. It was Katie’s birthday and she started off her...

MT Lil’s B Adventure

Mon, 08/05/2019 - 23:02

Montana Cavern Girls CampAlpenguide Beth (aka Mama Bear) called in for today’s blog and photos from camp… she is very happy with this group of 7 wonderful girls - they are having a good time! The airport check-in’s yesterday were super fast and they group started to learn names before a 1st...

Washington Lil’s Adventure

Mon, 08/05/2019 - 15:36

Pre teen Girls Camp WashingtonWe had a beautiful first evening at our campground. The girls did a Charades Alpenolympic Event where they acted out different elements of the introduction to camp living talks. We also had a delicious M & M treat and getting to know you game after our Welcome...

Wild & Scenic Salmon Raft

Thu, 08/01/2019 - 22:03

Raft Camp Girls AdventureDay 1: It was a delayed airport exit on the first day of camp, a few flights delayed but all ended up fine:) The Wild and Scenic Salmon Raft group enjoyed a stop in Shoshone, ID at a local park for their first dinner together "Welcome Burritos" with...

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