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New Year, New Programs!

New Year, New Programs!

Happy New Year! Our first ever Sanborn Gap Semester program has begun! Ten college-aged students have joined us and are just finishing their Wildernes...

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Holiday Sing-A-Long

Holiday Sing-A-Long

It’s time for another SANBORN SING ALONG! and we are so excited! Over the years we’ve put our creative hats to good use and written some of our own ca...

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The Pita Pizza Pick Me Up Party

In December 2020, we hosted a VERY exciting “Pita Pizza Pick-Me-Up Party” for our campers, camp families and staff via Zoom. It was loads of raucous f...

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Partnership: A Place Beyond

Partnership: A Place Beyond

A Place Beyond is an organization created by former/current camp professionals, outdoor educators and NOLS instructors. Their goal is to create a resi...

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Camp T-Shirt Day 2020

Camp T-Shirt Day 2020

Happy Camp T-Shirt Day 2020! We’ve been on Zoom this week for a virtual conference through the Western Association of Independent Camps (WAIC). It fel...

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Camp Madness: San...Born To Be Wild!

Camp Madness: San...Born To Be Wild!

A few weeks ago, we got a call from our friends over at Happy Camper Live telling us about a fun little project they were working on. They thought tha...

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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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Mid-Summer Camp Update

Mid-Summer Camp Update

We cannot believe it is almost August. This has been one of the fastest and slowest summers we have ever had up at camp. We have done some great work ...

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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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