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"Stop Googling. Let's Talk"

Below is a wonderful article about reclaiming the art of conversation, in our homes, work, and schools.  The author includes some research from device...

2016 Summer Camp Dates!!!

We are excited to announce our 2016 Dates! Junior Camp - Wednesday, June 1 - Thursday, June 9 First Term - Saturday, June 11* - Wednesday, July 6 Seco...

2015 Final Thoughts

Greetings from Mentone, where it’s awfully quiet around here now that all the boys of summer are home!  Carter and I extend our most sincere thanks to...

Weekend Wrap

As I write this boys are enjoying their final Sunday afternoon cabin time, playing various games around camp together with their cabinmates and counse...

Final Friday

Pace around here is quickening as we try to fit in all the fun we can in the few short days we have left.  I’ll be brief tonight. Today has been one o...

Second Term Closing Day Information

We want to thank each of you for entrusting your sons to our care.  We have had a fantastic term of camp with many great events and stories that you w...

Mountain Day Memories

It might be a normal July Wednesday where you are.  It’s a holiday here at Alpine!  Mountain Day, that is.  All normal activities were suspended today...

Merry Christmas from Mentone!

It might seem like an ordinary July Monday where you are.  Not at Alpine.  It’s Christmas Eve here at camp.  Summer Christmas that is.  For the Hunter...

Boot Scootin' Boogie

As you have no doubt guessed from the photos, last night was a bit of a break from our normal night program routine.  We traded our tennis shoes for d...

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 Hunte...