Triple-R Ranch, a 370 acre working ranch in southern Chesapeake VA,has just the right programs for boys and girls, as well as teenagers. Triple-R offers a time proven quality program perfect for your child's summer camp experience.
Begun in 1960, Triple-R has served many thousands of children, offering the same quality, Christian camping experience year after year. Summer Staff are recruited from colleges far and wide, based on their Christian Commitment and their desire to have a positive impact in the life and faith of their campers. These well trained staff help campers learn new skills and develop friendships while encouraging them through every part of the camp experience. A vital part of camp is our Bible time where counselors help campers to understand God's love and apply His word to their lives.
Whether your camper mounts up for a horseback ride, launches a canoe for a glide down the Northwest river, tests their skill at archery and riflery, or just takes a stroll through our acres of woodlands, they'll be sure to discover the excitement of the Triple-R when they attend one of our summer camps.
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CAMPS FOR AGES 7-14:
Adventure Camp (Ages 8-14) $450-$575
Imagine shooting an arrow for the first time or learning to guide a
canoe down the Northwest River. These and other week long adventures
await campers at Triple-R Ranch. This program has stood the test of time
and keeps campers coming back year after year. Adventure Campers travel with their cabinmates through a schedule of
exciting Skill Areas. See the list below for what you can expect
through out the week:
Day Camp (Ages 7-10) $345
Get days of Adventure camp while spending nights at home. Campers start each day at 8 AM and leave at 5:30 PM. 2 meals, Skill Areas and afternoon activities (not electives) are all included. Monday through Friday (Friday is 6:00 check-out.)
Mini Camp (Ages 8-14) $345
All the thrills of Adventure Camp in a smaller package. Each camper rotates through a variety of skill areas including a Trail Ride. (Check in on Sunday and Check out on Wednessday evening)
Morning Skill Areas:
Adventure Campers travel with their cabin mates through a schedule of exciting Skill Areas.
The following is a sample of what to expect:
Horse Sense – Learn what is involved in grooming, saddling and staying safe around horses.
Horseback Riding – Every camper gets the opportunity to mount up and take a ride.
Critter Corral – Meet our small farm animals and learn why each one is important.
Archery – Campers master the bow and arrow with time at the archery range.
Nature study by the pond – Become more aware of our environment as you study living organisms.
Outdoor Living Skills – Learn to read a compass and enjoy a nature scavenger hunt.
Camping skills – Learn to build a campfire, prepare shelter and enjoy some roasted marshmallows.
Canoeing – Campers get on the river to explore and perfect their strokes.
Water Fun – Enjoy the Water Slide, swimming, diving boards and games at the pool.
Challenge Course – Cabins work together to overcome the challenge of our low ropes course.
Climbing Wall – Scale to the top of our 40 ft. high climbing tower and ring the bell.
Wally Ball – This fun indoor games is like volley ball in a racquetball court.
Knock Out – Enjoy learning this dodge ball game from Israel.
New for 2013!
Flying Squirrel- Get harnessed in and take flight as your cabin mates help launch you into the air.
Technical Tree Climbing- Use ropes and rigging to safely ascend to the tree tops.
Horsemanship Morning Track (Ages 8-14) Additional $100
Is your child a budding horseman? If so our Horsemanship Track may be just the right choice. Campers spend two hours each morning developing their horsemanship skills. Classes involve riding lessons, barn management, theory, and horse care. Our horsemanship program is among the safest in the country. Our professional and experienced horse staff is ready to provide your child with a rewarding and educational week of riding. See you in the saddle!
Private Riding Lesson (Ages 8-14) Additional $30
A one-on-one horseback riding lesson tailored to the individual’s needs (One per camp session)
Additional Trail Ride (Ages 8-14) Additional $10
For those who just want one more chance to get in the saddle!
Afternoon Electives: (Additional fee required)
Leather Craft ($5)- Stamp and stain a leather craft to take home with you from camp.
Riflery ($5)- Campers learn to handle and fire a rifle safely.
Archery ($5)- Campers master the bow and arrow with time at the archery range.
Golf Cart ($5)- With adult supervision, campers can take one of our Golf Carts for a spin around camp.
High Challenge Course ($20 / Ages 12+)- Climb high through the challenge course and take a ride down the zip line.
CAMP FOR AGES 15-17:
Ranch Hand Camp
$250 (2012 prices) Click here for more details
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