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How Backpacking is Helping Me Today

How Backpacking is Helping Me Today

One of our staff members hired for summer 2020, Luke Kempers, has written a thoughtful piece he would like to share about how backpacking has taught h...

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2020 Alum Work Day

2020 Alum Work Day

Originally scheduled for early May, 2020 the mid-summer Alum Work Day on July 25th was a resounding success! Project accomplishments included finishin...

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Working Toward Anti-Racism

Working Toward Anti-Racism

Sanborn Western Camps was founded in the aftermath of one of the most violent and destructive time periods in modern history. From the anguish felt du...

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People of Sanborn: Elizabeth

People of Sanborn: Elizabeth

Name: Elizabeth Marable Current Role: Co-Director of High Trails Ranch Tenure at Sanborn: Elizabeth came here as a counselor in 2002 in Kinnikinnik We...

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People of Sanborn: Mike Adler

People of Sanborn: Mike Adler

Name: Mike Adler Current Role: Co-Director at Big Spring Tenure at Sanborn: Mike has been here for 6 years. Fun Fact: Mike got 2nd place in a dance co...

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#HikeThePike Challenge

#HikeThePike Challenge

As the first event in our 2020 #FindYourSummerSelf series, we are launching a #HikeThePike challenge for our campers, camp families, alums and friends...

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People of Sanborn: Emily

People of Sanborn: Emily

Name: Emily Burnham Current Role: Program Specialist at High Trails Tenure at Sanborn: Emily was a camper from 2007-2013, on staff at High Trails from...

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Be Your Own Hero

Be Your Own Hero

Have you ever noticed how every movie, fairytale, book, and play that you’ve ever read, watched, or heard all follow basically the same flow and struc...

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Financial Policy Update

Financial Policy Update

We have always worked closely with families to find the best solution for any given situation, and this summer is no different. We have redesigned our...

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