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Sanborn Gap Semester

Sanborn Gap Semester

We are excited to introduce our newest program: the Sanborn Gap Semester. The Sanborn Gap Semester provides the active, supportive, and healthy learni...

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The Hero Recharge Program

The Hero Recharge Program

“This program was life changing!! I walked away feeling so grounded, refreshed, hopeful and connected to others. The staff was beyond amazing and ever...

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Summer Update from the Barn

Summer Update from the Barn

Greetings from the Barn! We wanted to fill you in on some of the things that have been happening down at the barn with your animal friends. We celebra...

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Work in the Woods

Work in the Woods

Are you ready for a REAL Zoom background change? In addition to our current day hiking, overnight camping and horseback riding opportunities, we invit...

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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 Family Retreat

2020 Family Retreat

“A person practices the art of adventure when they break the chain of routine and renew their life through reading new books, traveling to new places,...

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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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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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Hoof Lesson

Hoof Lesson

Take a moment to learn about horse hoof anatomy with one of our new friends Evie! Jay Bell teaches us about different parts of the hoof in this educat...

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