Bar 717 Ranch Group Blog

Meet the Staff: Julian S!

May 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Announcements, Staff | No Comments

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 | No Comments

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 | No Comments

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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In Memory of Bear Dog, One Fine Pup… 

December 13th, 2016 | Posted in Announcements | 2 Comments

On a bright fall day, a week before Thanksgiving, we said good-bye to our beloved pup, Bear dog. As he did every day, Bear woke up that morning, had has his usual morning Milk Bone, took his usual morning stroll around main Camp, and settled into his usual spot in front of the woodstove for […]

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5 years, 22 weeks, 135 days

September 16th, 2016 | Posted in Announcements, Campers | 2 Comments

Originally shared at Vespers by Sarah Fahn In the 5 years, 22 weeks, and 135 days I have spent here in total, I will never forget the irreplaceable friendships, sisterhoods, and experiences I have made and lessons I have learnt at this magical place. Every day I have spent at the Bar 717 Ranch, I continuously […]

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What I’ve Learned

September 16th, 2016 | Posted in Announcements, Staff | 1 Comment

Guest post by David Scanlon, counselor for summer 2015 & 2016 The Bar 717 Ranch has done so much for me in my brief time here. It’s difficult to fully capture and describe those things. But as I sit here writing this in the dawning sun, on a sandy beach by the river, I thought […]

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Meet the Staff: Joe S.

April 26th, 2016 | Posted in Announcements, Staff | No Comments

Over the next few months, we’ll be introducing you to our summer staff for 2016. Meet Joe, a former Bar 717 Ranch camper, who will be joining us as a first-year counselor this summer!  What is your name? Joe Simon Where are you from? I’m from Los Angeles, California, but I currently go to Vassar […]

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Meet the Staff: Aly L.

March 11th, 2016 | Posted in Announcements, Staff | No Comments

Over the next few months, we’ll be introducing you to our summer staff for 2016. Meet Aly, a California native, who will be joining us as a first-year counselor this summer!  What is your name? Aly Lamborn  Where are you from? I am from Ramona, a small town in San Diego County, but I am currently […]

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