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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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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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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 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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People of Sanborn: Kado

People of Sanborn: Kado

Name: Kado Marino Current Role: Big Spring Program Director Tenure at Sanborn: Kado’s first summer was in 2018. He taught as an HTOEC instructor durin...

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Nature Nugget #3: Track & Scat Hike

Nature Nugget #3: Track & Scat Hike

Here’s a new Nature Nugget for your Wednesday. Today, join Elizabeth as she walks outside and explores the way that animals leave signs for us to find...

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You Belong at Sanborn Western Camps

You Belong at Sanborn Western Camps

“Where do you belong? Close your eyes for a second and ask yourself that question. Can you picture a place where, upon arrival, you feel totally safe,...

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