Category: Roughing It News

The Horses Have Arrived!

The Roughing It Day Camp Horses have arrived from Lazy K Ranch in Chowchilla, CA, where they spend the fall and winter months. They are settling in, enjoying the golden sunshine and fresh grass. They can’t wait to start giving lessons to campers!https://vimeo.com/340287986

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A Unique and Meaningful Gift!

So as you endeavor to give the most memorable and amazing gift this holiday season, we hope this inspires you to give the best holiday gift – the gift of summer camp!

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Gratitude Beyond Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving upon us, now is the time of year when people start to reflect on everything they are thankful for.  Although this is the season to be grateful for what you have, gratitude is something that is great to practice all year long. Research studies show kids and adults

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Priority Registration is Open for Summer 2019!

News for Summer 2019 Priority Registration Savings NOW – Nov 15! New! Program and CampPlus Additions New! 2-Week Day Camp Sessions Hi Camp Families! We are excited to kick off our 47th summer of camp by offering more ways to have an amazing summer outdoors. As we continue to enhance our

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Take Camp Skills To School

“… a few weeks spent in a well-organized summer camp may be of more value educationally than a whole year of formal school work” – Charles W. Eliot, 21st President of Harvard University, in his 1922 treatise on education A summer at camp provides a unique learning experience and opportunity

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Why We Love Camp – Hear from our Campers, Staff, and Parents

It’s always heart-warming to hear from campers, staff, and parents about how much they got out of their summer.  We love the stories of campers learning how to swim, riding a horse for the first time, catching fish, climbing that steep hill to their secret forts, finding the daily D’junos,

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Roughing It Camp Tours – Spring Dates

Come see camp on January 15, January 27, Febuary 11 or Feb 19! Camp Tours are a perfect way to see camp, meet the Directors and ask any questions you may have about Roughing It. Check out our schedule of upcoming tour dates or schedule a personal tour at time that

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What is so Valuable About Summer Camp?

Summer Camp is a special place for campers and staff to grow, learn, and create lasting friendships during the summer! Here are some of the many reasons why camp is such a valuable expereicne for young individuals! 

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Only 1 Week Left to Save with Early Registration!

Looking to make this summer your best one yet? Early Camp Registration for summer 2018 is open now, but the savings won’t last long! We are excited to offer lower costs and up to $300 in savings for camper families that register by January 15th. Register online now to secure

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Top 10 Reasons to Work at Roughing It This Summer

There are many ways that you can occupy your summers, and anyone that has worked at camp can tell you that it is a worthwhile experience. There are so many reasons why camp is such a great place to work for the summer, but the most important is probably how

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Happy Holidays!

Happy holidays! This is one of our favorite times of the year, a time to be grateful for our family and friends. Here at Roughing It, we are especially grateful for all of our wonderful campers and staff, who made this summer so special. Our counselors have a special holiday

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Happy Holidays from the Roughing It Staff

  Happy Holidays!  Our staff is missing camp this holiday season, and wanted to send many warm wishes to all of our campers! Check out their holiday videos and posts now on CamperCaboodle! You can also get a sneak peak of the holiday videos here!  From the Roughing it family

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Join us for Roughing It’s Holiday Gathering!

Enjoy some Holiday Cheer and Camp-Style Fun! You’re Invited! Camp families and staff, past, present and future – please join us! Visit with friends and enjoy some camp fun, festive crafts, and an (optional) hike to the ornament tree with Gus, the camp dog. Bring your family and friends along to ring in

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