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News from Camp: October 1, 2017

News from Camp: October 1, 2017

We are enjoying spectacular Indian Summer days here at camp. The golden Aspen are at their peak and are stunning against the bright blue sky. We’ve be...

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2017 Summer Slideshows

1st session 2017 was spectacular! Everyone had so many adventures, made new friends, and conquered challenges - from camping out for the first time to...

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As You Read This On Your Phone...

As You Read This On Your Phone...

HAVE Smartphones Really Destroyed a Generation? It is an article that has the “back-to-school” interwebs buzzing. The Atlantic’s “Have Smartphones Des...

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News from Camp: September 1, 2017

One of our tasks during the weeks following camp is to collect and distribute all the lost and found items. We have now mailed every major article wh...

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News from Camp: August 6, 2017

News from Camp: August 6, 2017

We have had another great week at camp. This morning’s gymkhana was a real highlight—riders from Big Spring and High Trails competed in horseback game...

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News from Camp: July 23, 2017

Following outstanding unit overnights at the beginning of the week, we had some fabulous all-day trips on Thursday and Friday. The weather was warm a...

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Big Spring Staff 2017

Big Spring Staff 2017

Antero Will Parnitzke Hello everybody! I’m Will Parnitzke, a first time Sanborn Westerner and a long time lover of the wilderness. I’ve just completed...

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News from Camp: July 2, 2017

News from Camp: July 2, 2017

We have had another great week at camp! We celebrated Fourth of July yesterday with a fun dance and spectacular fireworks! The day began with Saturday...

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News from Camp: June 25, 2017

We climbed our first mountains of the season last week! A group from High Trails reached the summit of Quandary Peak on Tuesday morning while another ...

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News from Camp: June 18, 2017

News from Camp: June 18, 2017

What a great week! As always, we feel so fortunate to work with such a wonderful group of young people, and enthusiasm has been high for all of our t...

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