The Roughing It Blog

Horse Day Camp Memories From Summer 2012

What a wonderful 2012 summer we had! We helped celebrate our 40th summer of Roughing It Day Camp with 4 amazing Horse Day Camp sessions and an extra week of Mini Horse Camp. Here are the groups we had this summer:

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S’more Camp for 4 Year Old Campers

We dropped in on Cecilio, our grandson, when he was camping with his parents the last weekend of the summer on the Russian River. They were lighting the fire for s’mores. Cecilio said, “Granny Ann, did you know there are three types of campfires? One you start with kindling in

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2012 Dates & Rates Are Now Up!

2012 dates & rates are now online. Sign up and pay by January 10 to take advantage of our early bird discount rates. Schedule your summer now… it’s never too early!

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Outdoor Activities for Earth Day and Spring!

Spring is here! What a great time to get outside and take advantage of what your local parks have to offer! Try new outdoor activities and bring your family and friends to the Lafayette Reservoir to enjoy nature. Get in shape by taking a short hike around the lower lakeside

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Future Leaders — Develop Leadership Skills at Camp this Summer!

Camp is the perfect place to learn to be a leader because of the many opportunities available to develop and practice leadership skills. At camp, counselors help campers, shy or outgoing, get the most out of themselves through their participation in a supportive, positive group setting. Campers learn important life lessons

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Summer Day Camp – A Time to be Outdoors

Question: Would you rather that your child spend the summer sitting at a desk in a classroom or would it be better for them to spend some time this summer outside learning about the world around them and their place in that world?

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Early Registration is in Full Swing

Everything you need for early registration is now up on the website at http://www.roughingit.com/rates/ The rates for 2011 have been added and you can save up to $300 by registering early and paying in full. Please call if you have any questions.

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Camp is in FULL Swing!

Summer 2010 is now in full swing. All of our camps are off and running and everyone is having a great time. Max & Gus (our camp dogs) have visited all the camps and report that this is the best summer EVER! All of our favorite horses are back &

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It’s Rodeo Season!

It’s finally getting to be that time of year again, and if you have never been to a rodeo, now is the time to enjoy some great local traditions (an you might even get to see Deshawn, our Assistant Ranch Camp Director, ride!). Check out bull riding, barrel racing, parades,

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Spring Stampede

Round up the family and join the California State Horseman’s Association for the annual Spring Stampede Saturday, May 1st and Sunday, May 2nd at Robertson Park in Livermore. Riders from all over the region will be competing in an English and Western horse show, Gymkhana and Cattle Sorting. There will

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