Sanborn Western Camps

Horseback Riding Camps in ColoradoSince 1948, Sanborn Western Camps have been offering outdoor experiences of exceptional quality and depth.  The fun, relaxed atmosphere and caring staff provide a supportive environment for individual growth in self-confidence, independence, awareness of others, and appreciation for the natural world.  Each child’s contributions are valued in a community based on mutual respect, genuine friendship, and shared adventures. 

Teen Adventure Camp in ColoradoProgramming at the camps includes hiking, camping out, mountain climbing, backpacking, western horseback riding, technical rock climbing, swimming, sports, canoeing, archery, mountain biking, arts and crafts, astronomy with a strong emphasis on spending time in outdoors.

Big Spring Ranch for Boys provides month-long programs for boys 9-16; High Trails Ranch for Girls offers month-long programs for girls 9-16; Sanborn Junior is a two-week beginner program for children 7-10.  Visit for more information.

To live together in the outdoors building a sense of self, a sense of community, a sense of the earth and a sense of wonder through fun and adventure.

Sanborn Western Camps Mission Statement