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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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Spring Wildlife Scavenger Hunt

Spring Wildlife Scavenger Hunt

With everything going on in the world right now, one of the great treats we’ve enjoyed at camp recently has been the emergence of lots of beautiful wi...

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Build Your Own Bird Feeder at Home

Build your own bird feeder with Grayce, one of High Trails’ 2020 staff members. You can build this craft with supplies that you have at home already. ...

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A Repeat After Me Song

Sing along with High Trails’ director, Elizabeth Marable, as she leads members of the High Trails year-round leadership team in “Hey-Bo-Diddley-Bop.”

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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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Mindful Minute at the Bat Caves

Here’s a mid-week hike to the Bat Caves with Mark. At the end, we’ve also included a mindful minute featuring the areas in and around the Bat Caves. W...

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Little Blue Time Lapse

Remember the experience of sitting at Vespers? Feeling a sense of calm and being able to reflect on the week ahead is such a privilege. It’s one of ou...

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Calves at Witcher Ranch

Calves at Witcher Ranch

The little one on the left, was born just this morning! Once, a calf is born, our Ranch Manager Eric, will bring the new calf and it’s Mama into the ...

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People of Sanborn: Ariella

People of Sanborn: Ariella

Name: Ariella Rogge Current Role: Co-Director of High Trails Tenure at Sanborn: Ariella spent 11 years as a camper and a staff member and then returne...

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Favorite Places on Property: B-Bluff

Join Big Spring Director Mark as he takes us to one of his favorite places on property - the top of B-Bluff. There are some beautiful views of other c...

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Mental Health Practices For Everyone

Mental Health Practices For Everyone

When I was in eighth grade, my U.S. Civics teacher, Mr. Brewer, asked the following question one day: “What is the meaning of the word crisis?” I rai...

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