Our whole mission is to create rich experiences.
We want Ruby Ranch to provide kids with the opportunity to free play, build with their hands and interact with animals at every class we offer. We want to teach kids about the farm, how to safely handle tools and let their creativity shine during our classes. Sign up for classes/camps below OR check out our calendar for our open hours, parties and day camps!
Summer Day Camps
At Ruby Ranch we offer three-day mini camps (morning/afternoon sessions) for children ages 5-12. We also are hiring Junior Camp Counselors this year! At Ruby Ranch we emphasize the importance of being outdoors and engaging in hands-on experiences and exploration. We encourage all campers use their five senses to learn and discover. During their time we will focus on respecting each other, the animals, the plants and ourselves. At every camp we will spend time interacting with the animals, tending to the garden, playing games/relays/scavenger hunts and making crafts. Small camper to staff ratios, daily farm and garden adventures, and nature discoveries make this camp a fun and engaging introduction to the Farm. You may sign up for one camp or all 5!
Early Bird Special: March 3rd-March 31st ($15 off/camp)
2019 Summer Camp Dates:
Fun on the Farm $90 (Early bird special: $75)
June 10th-June 12th (9:00-12:00)
3 day camp
Hayrides, animals, gardening - oh my! Throughout this morning camp, Ruby Ranchers will explore the wonders of nature through daily outdoor adventures. They will also spend daily time learning about our animals - how to care for them, clean them and play with them! At this camp they will be able to learn about our newly hatched chicks and ducklings. Explorers will create with natural materials, adopt a chick for the camp to care for, tend to the goats and garden, and so much more!
wild & Free $90 (Early bird special: $75)
June 10th-June 12th (1:00-4:00)
3 day camp
During this afternoon camp, Ruby Ranchers will be everyday explorers. We will learn archery skills with daily safety and technique lessons. We will design have paddle boat relays, complete an obstacle course, and build things in teams for the natural play land. We will get messy digging in the dirt and discovering on the nature trails. Let’s get adventurous!
YOU MAY SIGN YOUR CHILD UP FOR A FULL DAY OF CAMP if you choose to do both fun on the farm & Wild and Frees camp. Save $20 when signing up for both camps. Click here to register:
digging up bones - Fossil fun $90 (Early bird special: $75)
3 day camp
Is your child dazzled by dinosaurs? Stomp into Ruby Ranch and have your child learn about dinosaurs and the earth when they were alive. We will dig up dinosaur bones, go on a dinosaur hunt, make dinosaur necklaces, and complete activities that will keep us moving and playing all day as we learn all about those extinct species. We will even learn the many ways how our chickens at Ruby Ranch are similar to dinosaurs! This camp is designed to foster excitement and wonder for science, art, and the outdoors while engaging in our hands-on activities.
Trees, Bees and Chickadees $90 (Early bird special: $75)
At this morning camp it is all about being brave and experiencing risky play. Each day, explorers will learn all about our 30,000 bees! They will all wear bee suits and get up close and personal with our bees. They will learn the many benefits of honey bees and even get to try treats made out of fresh honey. They will also learn about birds on our property and make crafts to help bring birds to their yard. Lastly, we will learn different ways to climb trees, build with trees and do tree experiments!
neigh & Play $105 (Early bird special: $90)
3 day camp
During this Camp, Ruby Ranchers will get up close and personal with mini and full sized horses from the Hasse Family Farm! This is a beginners horse riding camp where they will learn the basics on how to care for horses, comb them and even get to ride on them! Each day, we will spend time crafting, racing in relays and playing in the garden. Please Note: If you attended this camp last summer there will be similar training lessons but new crafts daily and new games!
Meditation, Mindfulness and Motivation $90 (Early bird special: $75)
3 day camp
During this morning camp, explorers can enjoy daily walks, meditation, yoga, gratitude journaling, unique crafts and healthy snacks. They will listen to daily talks given by local high school students. Each day we will focus on a different theme. During camp we will break this camp into two different groups: ages 10-12 and 12-14. Campers will come out of camp with a growth mindset, understanding they have tools to help themselves.
get set to get wet $90 (Early bird special: $75)
3 day camp
At this afternoon camp, we are going out with a splash this summer! So grab your swimsuits and towels and get set to get wet! Each day campers will participate in fun water activities and games.They will create crafts, cool treats and explore science activities involving water. Campers will construct sand castles using sand clay that they make. Each day they will also get to tend to the Ruby Ranch animals, enjoy time at the pond and build summer memories with new and old friends.
These are 75 minute classes that parents attend.
We will start with an opening activity, then circle time to greet each other, sing, act, read and set up the children for the lesson of the day. Then there will be a time to gather the daily supplies with your child. After that we will come back together to create, play and get messy. At the end we will enjoy a snack and talk about what we learned! We always hope children and parents take something that they learned to apply to play in their own parks and/or backyard!
These classes will go live May 1st, 2019