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Hike & History: Quick's Homestead

Hike & History: Quick's Homestead

Here’s a video of another favorite place on property, Quick’s Homestead. The following is a brief history compiled from information from our resident ...

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People of Sanborn: Maren

People of Sanborn: Maren

Name: Maren MacDonald Current Role: Riding Director Tenure at Sanborn: Maren’s first year on staff was 1994 and she has worked here year-round for 19 ...

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Smell Test - Sensory Awareness Activity

Today, we bring you another sensory awareness activity - this time focusing on the sense of smell! The sense of smell is connected to so many of our o...

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Formal Friday Fun!

Welcome to Formal Friday! Pajamas might be standard work wear, but we are mixing it up with some costumes today! Tag @sanbornwesterncamps on Instagram...

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A Ground to Stand On

A Ground to Stand On

Routine is a ground to stand on, a wall to retreat to; we cannot draw on our boots without bracing ourselves against it.

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People of Sanborn: Mark

People of Sanborn: Mark

Name: Mark Rutberg Current Role: Co-Director for Big Spring Tenure at Sanborn: Mark’s first summer was in 2016 as an Outbacker counselor. Since then, ...

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People of Sanborn: Charles

People of Sanborn: Charles

Name: Charles (also known as Chucky, Chucky Apples, Nunzi, Finster) Current Role: Riding Program Manager at Big Spring Tenure at Sanborn: Charles was ...

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Life is reciprocal: the energy you expend always comes back.

Oprah Winfrey

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Every child should have mudpies, grasshoppers, wildflowers, aspen trees, blue sky, soaring birds, fuzzy squirrels, huge rocks, butterflies, pine cones, wild strawberries, and room to run in - and any child who has been deprived of these has been deprived of the best part of education.

Luther Burbank

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News from Camp: January 1, 2020

News from Camp: January 1, 2020

Happy New Year to all of our friends across the world. As we reflect on the happy moments and blessings of 2019, we are so grateful for the wonderful...

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News from Camp: July 22, 2018

News from Camp: July 22, 2018

Today has been a very nice and traditional sort of Sunday at camp. The morning was relaxed and gave everyone a chance to get things cleaned up and put...

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