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125 Things to do During Quarantine

Thu, April 02, 2020

At MMR we believe that an active child is a happy child but it can be hard to encourage learning and exploration when the world is on lockdown. We don’t usually encourage the use of technology but during these times, it can be a helpful way to inspire learning and growth. We love this post

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Tue, March 17, 2020

We are doing everything in our power to stay up to date on the situation and provide updated information to our camp family. As of right now, we are planning to continue camp with added safety precautions and screenings but we will be following the situation closely and adjusting based on how this situation progresses. 

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LOS Angeles Gathering

Tue, February 04, 2020

Attention LA friends! We are having a gathering on Feb 15th at Pizza Antica! This is for current campers to come and catch up as well as new/interested campers to meet us and see what we’re all about. Come at 5 for hot pizza or drop in anytime just to hang out!  Can’t wait to

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

Thu, January 02, 2020

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 that believes all a kid needs in the summer is free time,

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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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