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Trip Day Travels

Yesterday was another great day at Alpine. We started the day with 8 big charter buses rolling through the gates, loaded up, and headed out. Our Hu...

Buses Safe Return

We wanted to let you know that all buses have safely returned from Trip Day.  Boys are safely tucked into beds, resting after a full day of fun act...

For Rapids that Flow

I was going to post the below blog last evening when we lost internet during a nice summer storm.  I’m guessing many of you had the same storm blow...

Chief Trip Departs

From Carter Good evening Alpine families, This morning we woke up to warm grits, eggs, toast and our delicious breakfast bar (complete with fresh f...

A Welcome Rest

Sundays at Alpine feel very different than the other 6 days.  Most any other day of the week if you ask a camper what day it is they will probably ...

Slaughterball!

As I write this blog update, on my screened in porch across from the gym, I hear chants and screams from that general direction.  Chants of “Cherok...

The Element of Surprise

Yesterday was another beautiful, fun, and eventful day at Alpine. Campers enjoyed a full day of activities as we continued through our second rotat...

The Dining Hall Experience

Today was a banner day for food at Alpine.  We knew it would be the minute we smelled the bacon wafting from the Dining Hall early this morning.  B...

Monday Funday

Well we are officially in the swing of things now.  Today held a full slate of activities, under sunny skies all day, no less.  I enjoyed getting o...

A Word from Carter

“I have a conviction that a few weeks spent in a well-organized summer camp may be of more value educationally than a whole year of formal school w...