Bar 717 Ranch Group Blog

Ode to a Kitchen

August 25th, 2017 | Posted in Camp History, Kitchen Project | 6 Comments

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 | No Comments

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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Spring Update on the New Kitchen Project!

March 13th, 2017 | Posted in Kitchen Project | No Comments

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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Kicking off the Camp Kitchen Project!

August 10th, 2016 | Posted in Kitchen Project | 1 Comment

By Kent Collard 2016 marks 86 years of Camp Trinity on the Bar 717 Ranch.  That’s a long time! During most of those eight-plus decades, we’ve been building, adding-on-to, and for some time now, remodeling the structures we use for camp.  The goal has always been to build what we need to make camp a […]

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