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Overnight Summer Camps Are Better for Your Kids Than SAT Prep Classes

Thu, January 02, 2020

Originally posted here: By: Melissa Heckscher photo: New York YMCA Camp/ Flickr While old-fashioned camps are still out there, many of today’s parents are foregoing those long days of color wars and canoeing and instead opting for academic programs, sports camps or other camps that further specific skills. But if you’re the sort of parent

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Merry Christmas

Tue, December 24, 2019

  This Christmas we wish for you… Love Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with

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Happy Thanksgiving

Thu, November 28, 2019

We are wishing you and your family a happy Thanksgiving! We are getting cozy here at the ranch as we watch the snow fall and enjoy each other as a family. 

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Sweet Potato Casserole – Recipes From the Ranch

Thu, October 24, 2019

Autumn at the ranch means hunkering down and preparing for the cold winter and that means baking! The ranch has a long history of good food and good cooking. We thought we’d share with you one of our fall favorites!    The Sweet Potato Casserole    1/2 cup – Sugar 1/2 tsp – Salt 1

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Fall At the Ranch Reflections from Chip

Thu, October 17, 2019

Fall has definitely come to the ranch. We’ve had our first snow flurries up on the Diamonds. While it has mostly all melted away now, it was gorgeous to see and a definite harbinger of more storms to come. The leaves are each day becoming more and more colorful. Reds, yellows, orange and rust intensify

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10 Great Outdoor Autumn Activities for Kids

Fri, September 13, 2019

Originally posted on:   1. Classic GamesDon’t underestimate the value of the classic games. There is a reason they continue to get passed down from one generation to the next. Here are five of my personal favorites: Kickball Keep Away Red Light, Green Light Capture the Flag Mother May I? 2. Color Walks I’ve seen this

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Camp Lessons to Use When Transitioning Back to School

Fri, September 06, 2019

Camp Lessons to Use When Transitioning Back to School                     August 31, 2018 Aaron Dworkin One Sunday night this past July, I was with my wife eating dinner when the all-boys sleepaway camp my eight-year-old son Myles was attending for the very first time in his

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2020 Dates and Rates

Thu, August 01, 2019

Dates Standard (13 day) Sessions: Session A: June 14 – June 26 Session B: June 28 – July 10 Session C: July 12 – July 24 Session D: July 26 – Aug. 7   Premium (26 day) Sessions: Session 1: June 14 – July 10 Session 2: June 28 – July 24 Session 3: July

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Opening Day!

Sat, June 15, 2019

Opening day is tomorrow! We are very excited for you to get here and we wanted to provide you with as much information beforehand to make sure your first day with us is enjoyable and stress free.                                    

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Packing Tips!

Thu, June 13, 2019

CLIMATE Summers are simply lovely at the ranch. Our daily temperatures average a dry 85℉, while the nights average 50℉. Read through the Packing List for a specific list of our recommend clothing items. We hope for one good rain-dumping thunderstorm each summer!     BEDDING All campers have a single bunk and we provide

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