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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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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Bringing It All Back Home: A Love Story

May 16th, 2016 | Posted in Alumni, Staff | No Comments

Guest post by Rachel Baker, Program Coordinator and Camp alumna. Before age 11, I spent my summers at dance practice, the beach, swimming pools and 4th of July Parades in Southern California. Don’t get me wrong—it was a lot of fun. But when my friend told me about The Bar 717 Ranch, I was instantly […]

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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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My Camp Counselor Experience

March 25th, 2016 | Posted in Staff | No Comments

Guest post by Sinead Collins, barn-counselor extraordinaire and member of our 2015 staff.  When I was in high school I would imagine all of the things that I wanted to do when I was older. The list was endless! My summers would be filled with one adventure after another. I had always been around horses […]

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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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Meet the Staff: Luke D.

February 22nd, 2016 | Posted in Announcements, Staff | No Comments

Over the next few months, we’ll be introducing you to our summer staff for 2016. Meet Luke, a first-year counselor from Ireland! You’ll find Luke all kinds of places at the ranch, from Small Animals to Riflery to campfires!  What is your name? Luke Devine Where are you from? I’m from the countryside in North Tyrone, outside […]

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