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The Centennial Celebration

May 12, 2020

As much of what was familiar has been upended, and there are still countless unknowns, we wanted to reach out to you. While we have told our summer camp families that our commitment is unchanged, if it’s realistic to have camp, camp will happen, we have come to the difficult conclusion that we will need to postpone the Centennial Celebration Weekend to September 3rd to the 6th of 2021. This has been a very difficult decision and one we make with a heavy heart. For more information, please visit the Centennial Celebration.


March 11, 2020 

We are working collaboratively with both local and national agencies, public health officials, and our colleagues in the camping industry as we monitor developments regarding the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. The situation is rapidly evolving as is guidance from public health agencies and how it pertains to our response.

There are still many unknowns, and we are preparing for any number of scenarios. We will continue to update this page with any developments and the messages we are sharing directly with our camp families and staff.

Thank you as always for your partnership in keeping our community safe and healthy.

The Centennial Poster

March 9, 2020 

Yesterday, we celebrated 100 Days until First Term with Centennial Kick-Offs in the Chicagoland area, New York City, Washington DC, and the Kansas City area and revealed the Centennial Poster! We can’t believe that first term – and the start of our 100th Summer – is less than 100 days away! All campers registered for Summer 2020, Quarter B-4, and Family Camp will receive their poster at camp. Those registered for the Centennial Celebration Weekend will also receive their posters at registration in Chipeta Lodge during the weekend. Information about purchasing additional posters will be available soon.

The Polar Plunge

March 8, 2020 

Our very own Ryan Wilson (facility maintenance) and Joe Joyer (asst. ranch manager) joined other brave Estes Park community members and participated in the 2nd Annual Polar Bear Plunge benefiting the EP Education Foundation. Boy were they freezin’ for a reason! ❄ Sponsored by our program director, Alyse Averdick, Ryan and Joe’s jump helped raise money for Estes Park schools and school programs. We’re so thankful to them for bearing the cold for a great cause! Check out our Instagram for the video and more photos.

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