Summer Day Camps

summer_campsIt’s time to get the kids busy for summer, learning to swim and keeping them away from the technology distractions that have become a part of their lives. With kids practically required to be on social-media sites to keep up with their friends, there’s hardly time anymore to interact face-to-face or get outside and just play.

Enter summer camps at Cordillera Ranch, the time-tested alternative to boring days around the house. Our day camps at Cordillera Ranch focus on getting kids outdoors, learning to enjoy the many different activities found on the ranch. We focus on getting kids excited about being in the Guadalupe River, into the many parks and experiencing nature, rather than simply keeping them occupied during the few months they’re not in school. Instead of watching movies or sitting in front of a computer screen, kids are tromping through the creek, playing games and learning to identify insects and plant species.

We have revamped our Learn to Swim program and getting kids comfortable and learning to be proficient swimmers will be a top priority for our aquatics program during the summer. Several of our key staff are now Accredited Camp Directors with the American Camping Association and all of our summer camp staff will receive training under the American Camping Association camp staff curriculum.

Our goal is to have kids learn to enjoy the many outdoor activities we offer at the club, learn about the environment on the ranch, so that when the kids get home after camp, they’re dirty, hungry and tired from a full day of activity. Our goal is to have kids enjoy the physical and health benefits of experiencing the breeze, the sunlight and the sounds of being outdoors. But aside from all the benefits of getting out into nature, staying physically active, socializing and learning new skills, when it comes down to it, camp is just plain fun.

Here are the many camp options at Cordillera Ranch this summer!


Cordillera Cubs Golf Camp 

Time: 9 AM – 1 PM; Age: 7-14; Dates: June 10-13 & 24-27, July 8-11 & 22-25, August 5-8

Cordillera Cubs Golf Camp 

Time: 9 AM – 1 PM; Age: 7-14; Dates: June 10-13 & 24-27, July 8-11 & 22-25, August 5-8

The Cordillera Cubs Junior Golf Camp is a great way to introduce youngsters to the game as well as intermediate level juniors.


Outdoor Pursuits Camp 

Time: 8 AM – 4:30 PM; Age: 10-15; Dates: June 24-28, July 15-18, August 5-8

An adventurous camp designed for older kids that will include daily adventure trips off the ranch, fishing, river kayaking and lots of adventure.


Horse Camp

Time: 9 AM – 12 PM; Age: 7+; Dates: June 10-13, August 5-8

This camp is horse-central – horseback riding, horsemanship, activities, and horse related games.


Ponytails Camp

Time: 9 AM – 12 PM; Age: 5 +; Dates: July 15-18

For the young buckaroos interested in learning more about horses and how to ride.


Wild Wild West Boys Camp

Time: 9:30 AM – 2 PM; Age: 8+; Dates: July 8-11

Experience the cowboy lifestyle out on the range, including horseback riding, outdoor cooking, roping, and range activities.


My Pretty Pony Girls Camp

Time: 9 AM – 12 PM; Age: 5 +; Dates: July 22-25

My Pretty Pony Camp is an all-girls camp that celebrates all things GIRLS and HORSES! The camp will concentrate on riding, horsemanship skills, arts in crafts and even beautifying the horses with sparkly painted hooves!

Tennis Camp

Time: 1 PM – 4 PM; Age: 8+; Dates: June 10-13 & 24-28, July 1-4, 8-11, 15-18, 22-25, August 5-8, 12-15 & 19-22.

For the young tennis enthusiast looking to keep their racket skills fresh over the summer.


Swim Camp

Time: 11 AM – 2 PM; Age: 4-13; Dates: June 10-13

This camp is all about swimming: For those who already swim and those just starting to learn! Our goals are to improve water skills, learn about water safety, and water fun.


Discovery Camp

Time: 8:30 AM – 12 PM; Age: 4-7; Dates: June 17-20 & 24-28, July 1-4, 8-11, 15-18, 22-25, August 12-15 & 19-22.

Focus is on motor skills development, team games, art, and team building.


Sports Quest

Time: 10:30 AM – 3 PM; Age: 8-15; Dates: June 17-20, July 8-11, July 29-August 1

It’s all about “sports”! Developing new skills, mental toughness, friendships and serious fun.


Cooking Camp

Time: 3 PM – 5 PM; Age: 8-14; June 17-20

This hands on cooking camp will focus on garden to dinner table cooking with Chef Kopecky!


Sneakers & Cleats

Time: 9 AM – 4 PM; Age: 8 +; Dates: June 10-13, 24-27, July 8-11, 22-5, August 5-8

This is a Golf and Tennis Camp. Golf with Pros in the morning and Tennis with Pro’s after lunch.


Boys & Girls Camp

Time: 10:30 AM – 3 PM; Age: 8-15; Dates: June 24-27, July 22-25

GIRLS: They dreamed it up and our staff will make it happen. Every girls dream camp has arrived!

BOYS will be boys….this camp will keep them busy from start to end with activity!


Outdoor Leadership / Geocaching 

Time: 10:30 AM – 3 PM; Age: 8-18; Dates: July 15-18

We will be discussing and experiencing outdoor challenges, attitudes, dangers, safety, cooking, and navigating. We will be hunting treasure using GPS, creativity and brains.


Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have questions about any of our camps.

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