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Big Spring Ranch

Summer Camp for Boys

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Big Spring Ranch is our Colorado summer camp for boys. Campers select their own activities from the wide variety offered. Many choose to be out-of-camp more than half the term on our incredible trips–mountain climbing, horseback riding, rock climbing, tubing on the river, canoeing, fishing, and backpacking through spectacular wilderness areas. In-camp choices include sports, crafts, archery, riflery, hikes, fossil digging, horseback rides and much more.

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Camp Life

Boys of all ages thrive in the enthusiastic, energetic summer camp community at Big Spring Ranch. They spend their days building confidence, strength and resilience in fun, challenging adventures. Nurturing counselors and program specialists provide an environment rich in individual guidance and personal attention.

A Typical Day at Big Spring

  • 7:30 am – Wake up and get ready for a great day.

  • 8:00 am – Breakfast at the lodge

  • 8:45 am – Make beds, clean tent, and prepare for morning activities

  • 9:30 am – 12:00 pm – Exciting morning acitivites (hiking, riding, exploring…) Or leave for trips

  • 12:30 pm – Lunch

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  • 1:15 pm – Creative Tent Time – Read, write letters, enjoy some quiet time

  • 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm – Choose An Afternoon Adventure (archery, crafts, frisbee golf)

  • 6:00 pm – Dinner

  • 7:00 pm – Evening Programs (campfires, counselor hunt, games…)

  • 9:00 pm – Prepare for bed and fall asleep after a fun-filled day

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Proud of their accomplishments, the boys learn appreciation for the outdoors, themselves and each other in our 6,000 acre natural mountain wilderness.

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Big Spring offers a great deal of freedom, allowing campers to discover their own abilities, initiative, resourcefulness and responsibility. The facilities are comfortable, the food is delicious, and important social and emotional skills are developed in every aspect of the program. And the focus at camp is always on fun. It’s an ideal summer experience for boys!

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Request an information packet

You can also call 719.748.3341 to speak with a director.

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