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All the latest news from Roughing It

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Choosing the best camp for your child & preparing them for a great summer

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All things horse & news from our riding site


Hobies 50+ year perspective on all things camp

Camper Caboodle

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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
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See Camp Memories from our 40th Season – Last Glimpse of Summer
We are celebrating the official last days of summer by sharing some our favorite camp memories from our 40th season!
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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
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Give Back to Schools Drive – Roughing It Day Camp partners with the Walnut Creek Education Foundation
Roughing It Day Camp has partnered with the Walnut Creek Education Foundation to host our Give Back to Schools Drive.
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Experienced Staff Make Camp Great -Returning Staff for Summer 2012!
We already have lots returning staff planning to come back to camp. Many who started as campers at Roughing It.
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How to Choose a Horseback Riding Instructor for Your Child
Your child wants to take horseback riding lessons and there are tons of riding instructors in the area to choose
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The benefits of camp – Summer Camps Make Kids Resilient
Here is a new article on the benefits of camp that just came out- confirming why you send your children
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Summer Camp Fairs in the San Francisco Bay Area
We visited the French American International School’s (FAIS) annual Summer Camp Fair a few weeks ago and it was great to meet
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Registration is Open for Summer Camp 2012
Join us for Summer 2012-our 40th Summer!
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The Spirit of Giving – Ways to Give and Donate in the Bay Area
The giving of love is an education in itself. Eleanor Roosevelt
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Christmas Cowboy Coffee
Looking for a warm treat this holiday season?
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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
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Camp Teaches Children to Make and Keep Friends all Year Long
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Does Your Day Camp Director Really Want to Hear from You?
I hope so, because the many opportunities for you and the day camp staff to share information can greatly improve
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Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event- Eventing at It’s Best!
Polish off those boots, and grab your top hat! It’s time for the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event!
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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
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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
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Introducing Your Child to Horseback Riding Through Summer Camp
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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
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What you should know about your summer camp’s transportation
Did you know that school buses provide one of the safest forms of transportation for a child? They do! In
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Early Registration is in Full Swing
Everything you need for early registration is now up on the website at The rates for 2011 have been added and
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Revised Roughing It Camp Dates for Next 4 Years Posted on our Website
Fall is when we get a short breather to plan our future improvements. We have just surveyed the schools where
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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
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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
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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
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The Horse, Of Course!
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