A Typical Day at Family Camp

Here is the schedule for a typical day at Family Camp on the Bar 717 Ranch.

7:00am Wake up early to help with morning chores!

  • Feed the Goats, chickens, turkeys and rabbits
  • Milk the cow

8:00am Breakfast

  • Announcements – What’s happening today?

9:00am Morning Programs

  • Childcare sign in @ Gates Gables
  • Horseback riding (trail rides, ring lessons, pony rides)
  • Slop the Pigs!
  • Gardening – help harvest veggies for Salad Bar and Dinner
  • On the Avenue:  Silk-screening, Pottery, Arts & Crafts, Woodshop

12:15pm Lunch

1:00pm Afternoon Activities

  • Swim at the Swimming Hole
  • Hike up-river to Diamondback Rock
  • Relax, read under the apple trees
  • Fish, hunt for frogs at Girls Camp
  • Wine and Cheese Ride 3-5 pm

6:00pm Dinner

  • Announcements – What’s happening tonight?

7:00pm Evening Activites

  • Help with evening chores: slop pigs, milk the cow, close up small animal barn
  • Tie Dye /Candle making in Arts and Crafts
  • Sunset hike to Hogsback Ridge
  • Kids movie in Gates Gable Dining Room

8:30pm Snacks and Singing on the eating platform

Special Events – changes each evening

  • Ropes Course
  • Homestead Picnic Dinner
  • Overnight on Horseback to Emily’s Cabin
  • Untalent Show
  • Camp Dance
  • Local vineyard wine tasting