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Tuesday Timeout

Tuesday Timeout

Hidden Valley, on the way to the Crystal Beds, is a special spot for many of our campers and alums. We hope you can take a two minute #TuesdayTimeout ...

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2017 Summer Slideshows

1st session 2017 was spectacular! Everyone had so many adventures, made new friends, and conquered challenges - from camping out for the first time to...

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As You Read This On Your Phone...

As You Read This On Your Phone...

HAVE Smartphones Really Destroyed a Generation? It is an article that has the “back-to-school” interwebs buzzing. The Atlantic’s “Have Smartphones Des...

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News from Camp: September 1, 2017

One of our tasks during the weeks following camp is to collect and distribute all the lost and found items. We have now mailed every major article wh...

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News from Camp: August 6, 2017

News from Camp: August 6, 2017

We have had another great week at camp. This morning’s gymkhana was a real highlight—riders from Big Spring and High Trails competed in horseback game...

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News from Camp: July 23, 2017

Following outstanding unit overnights at the beginning of the week, we had some fabulous all-day trips on Thursday and Friday. The weather was warm a...

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BOOM Opening Campfire

BOOM Opening Campfire

The Big Spring opening campfire is a bonding opportunity for campers and serves as an introduction to the BOOM (Brotherhood of Outdoorsmen) program. C...

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With freedom, books, flowers, and the moon, who could not be happy?

Oscar Wilde

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Big Spring Staff 2017

Big Spring Staff 2017

Antero Will Parnitzke Hello everybody! I’m Will Parnitzke, a first time Sanborn Westerner and a long time lover of the wilderness. I’ve just completed...

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