Bar 717 Ranch Group Blog

Spring Volunteer Work Weekend 2017

February 21st, 2017 | Posted in Events, Off Season | No Comments

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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Prescribed Fire at the Bar 717 Ranch [Video]

October 8th, 2015 | Posted in Off Season | No Comments

Check out this video to learn more about the prescribed fire we’ve undertaken here at the Bar 717 Ranch. Prescribed fire — otherwise known as a controlled burn — is a controlled way of reintroducing fire into the natural landscape. It is part of responsible land and forest management, and when done well can have a […]

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New Years on the Ranch

February 15th, 2014 | Posted in Alumni Visits, Off Season | 2 Comments

By Mischa Hedges, camper 1996-2001, counselor 2004-2006, resource staff 2007-2013 Several years ago, a small group of alumni counselors started coming up to the ranch for New Year’s – to celebrate the holiday, connect with camp friends, and enjoy the beauty of the ranch during wintertime. Here’s a shot of one of the first groups […]

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