Bar 717 Ranch Group Blog

Ode to a Kitchen

August 25th, 2017 | Posted in Camp History, Kitchen Project

Don’t forget that before there was a salad bar there was peanut butter and fry bread and candy bars on Tuesday, or was it Wednesday? A cracker-wrapper can on each green table and Florence’s table chart. Don’t forget Carol McCutcheon’s tooth marks in the Jack cheese in the walk-in and remember the wooden trough behind […]

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Pitch In For the Kitchen

June 11th, 2017 | Posted in Kitchen Project

Dear Friend of Camp Trinity, As you know, plans are nearing completion for the new kitchen at the Bar 717 Ranch, and I’d like to update you on the latest news and to ask for your help. But, before I get to that, I’d like you to take a moment to think back to your favorite memory at […]

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Meet the Staff: Julian S!

May 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Announcements, Staff

Over the next few months, we’ll be introducing you to our summer staff for 2017. Meet Julian, who will be joining us from Colombia as a first-year counselor in the barn this summer!  What is your name My name is Julian Sierra and I’m 20 years old. Where are you from? I’m from Medellin, a beautiful city […]

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Meet the Staff: Paige B!

April 27th, 2017 | Posted in Announcements, Staff

Over the next few months, we’ll be introducing you to our summer staff for 2017. Meet Paige, who will be joining us as a first-year counselor leading silkscreening this summer!  What is your name? Paige Bara Where are you from? Palo Alto, California What program(s) will you be leading at camp, and how did you get […]

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Meet the Staff: Meghan B!

April 16th, 2017 | Posted in Announcements, Staff

Over the next few months, we’ll be introducing you to our summer staff for 2017. Meet Meghan, who will be joining us as a first-year counselor leading backpacking trips this summer!  What is your name? Meghan Belanger Where are you from? I am from Sheboygan, Wisconsin! I am currently living Valdosta Georgia where I am working […]

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Spring Update on the New Kitchen Project!

March 13th, 2017 | Posted in Kitchen Project

Last fall we kicked off an ambitious campaign to raise $200,000 to help fund the new Camp kitchen. So far, with the help of 127 generous donors, we have raised $135,467 – nearly 68% of our campaign goal. We’ve received donations from campers, parents, and alumni and heard moving stories of campers choosing to donate […]

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Spring Volunteer Work Weekend 2017

February 21st, 2017 | Posted in Events, Off Season

Join Us March 31- April 3 for a Volunteer Work Weekend at Camp! Although winter at the ranch has been chilly and wet, with spring approaching we are reminded that summer is just around the corner. We sure could use a hand getting the place ready! We’d love for you to join us the weekend of March 31st – […]

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