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Klein Ranch

What You Need to Know

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We can’t wait to welcome you!

As you prepare for a faith-filled experience at Klein Ranch, here are some tips and information to assist in the process. Medical information and scholarship forms are submitted online to assure security and privacy. To fill out the health information, please log-in to your registration account (use the login button at the top of the website.) More fun and helpful information is found below. Please contact us if you have any questions about you or your child’s faith experience.

Please know you and your child’s safety and faith development is our chief concern. Our goal is for each camper to have fun, grow in leadership, develop and nurture friendships, and to strengthen their faith. We promise to do all we can to make that happen. Please call with any questions you have about this faith-filled adventure. And thank you for sharing your precious child and time with us.

 
 

Summer Staff

While at Klein Ranch , we are blessed to have the excellent young leaders sharing their faith. Your child will be part of a cabin group with a counselor always present. Grace-filled Christian community, friendship, and teamwork are emphasized. Counselors will lead the campers through the day from First Word in the morning, through meals, Bible study and activities through the day, and close the day with evening campfire.

Schedule & Activities

Your activities and daily schedule is going to depend on the camp session you attend. Activities in addition to horseback riding include excursions to the mini badlands, wagon rides, driving a team of horses, or worship at the Old Stone Church. If you are interested in specifics, please contact us at 605-273-4441 and we will gladly share more details about the weekly program.

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Packing List

Please be sure to label everything!
☐ Bible, notebook and pencil
☐ Sleeping bag & pillow
☐ 2 pairs of Sturdy shoes (close-toed & close-backed running shoes for games)
☐ Camping clothes for warm days/cool nights
☐ Plenty of socks
☐ Warm jacket
☐ Rain gear (we keep going rain or shine!)
☐ Towels
☐ Cowboy boots & long jeans (a must for horse riding - we have a limited supply up to size 12 men’s)

 

☐ Personal toiletries
☐ Flashlight
☐ Camera (no camera phones, please)
☐ Cap, hat, or bandana for sun protection
☐ An old swimsuit for water games
☐ Medications, if needed (Please be sure inhalers/epipens are filled and all medications are in original containers)
☐ Sunscreen & Bug spray
☐ Money for the Camp Store

 

Not allowed at camp.

☒ Cell phones or other electronics such as iPods, hand-help video games, or laptops.
☒ Pets
☒Fireworks
☒ Weapons
☒ Alcohol or drugs
☒ Valuables. If you have a valuable that would cause disappointment if it were broken, ruined, or lost at camp, please leave it at home.

Meals

Please help us make your time more comfortable, we would like to be prepared for you. Meals are served in the Dining Hall, or the great outdoors. If you have special dietary concerns or food allergies, please notify the camp at 605-273-4441 two weeks ahead of time so we can accommodate your needs.

Contact Your Camper

We only get mail 3 days a week at Klein Ranch, so please send mail early to ensure your child receives it.

Physical Address:              
Klein Ranch
Attn: Camper Name
11921 SD Highway 65
Isabel, SD 57633

 
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Lodging

Campers will stay in the people barn with a nearby shower-house. Adult advisors will stay in the Welcome Center with attached bathroom and shower.

If you are arriving at Klein to pick up a camper on Thursday night, you are invited to stay in our Welcome Center as well. The fee for an overnight stay at Klein Ranch is $20, Horse Rides are $15 and meals vary in pricing by meal. Please contact us ahead of time to make arrangements for accommodations.

Arrival/Departure

Arrival: Check-in is at 4 pm. Please wait to arrive until that time as our staff will be preparing for your arrival prior to registration.

Departure/Closing Worship: Our time comes to a close with closing worship at 11 am on your final day of camp.

 

Camp Store

Campers will have an opportunity to purchase food, drinks and souvenirs at the camp store each day. T-shirts, sweatshirts and other clothing range in price from $15-$45. Campers will set up a canteen account during check-in. Purchases will be deducted from the account throughout the week and the balance will be refunded on the last day of the camp session. The store will also be open following closing worship on the last day of the camp session for families and friends to enjoy.

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Questions or Concerns?

Contact Registrar Erica at (605) 274-5326 for information about registration.
Contact Director Teri Gayer at (605) 273-4441 for information about programming and facilities.