For over 50 years, Teen Ranch has provided life-shaping experiences for thousands of youth. Built on the foundation of the Christian faith and an hour from TO, Teen Ranch offers top-notch summer camp sports programs to campers from all faiths. Your camper will develop their skill, grow as a person, forge wonderful friendships and have one of the best weeks of their lives.
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I started volunteering at Teen Ranch when I was 14. I worked in the kitchen and eventually did bunkhouse leading of kids that came to camp. The way Teen Ranch is run not only makes it the most fun for the kids but also taught me so much about being a leader, learning more about God, and finding friends I still have today that encourage me. I will definitely send my kids here!
Tim Stevens, Director
50 Years of Camping Experience!
Aim Higher at Teen Ranch
Teen Ranch is here to provide a great life changing experience for your kids ages 5 – 18. In an environment with positive role models built on a foundation of Christian faith and morality, campers are given the opportunity to learn skills and make wonderful friendships that will last a lifetime. Committed to excellence in safety, people, programs and facilities, we guarantee to give your kids a fun camp experience they will never forget.
Visit us anytime we'd love to meet you!
Tim Stevens | Director
Mel Stevens | Founder
"Thank you ALL for making this the most wonderful summer ever. My daughter has grown so much in who she is and how she sees not only herself, but others as well. She has built incredible friendships and a stronger belief in God." - Parent
Cost: $320 to $1,125 /week
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If you are new to Teen Ranch or have never heard about us here is an introduction of who we are and what we do.
In 1961, Mel Stevens went to Australia with his first wife, Janet, and baby boy, Tim along with four other couples from a gospel music group to start Teen Ranch Australia. Mel and Janet directed the camp there drawing no wage for six years before returning to Canada to start a Teen Ranch Canada. With 10 dollars in their pockets, two more children and faith in God’s leading and proven goodness, the Lord provided. The Lord continued to be faithful in Mel's life when Janet got cancer and eventually passed away at the age of 49. In 1985 Mel remarried to his now wife Betty. They both continue to live happily on site at Teen Ranch Canada.
What you see and experience here today is a result of the faithfulness and obedience of this couple and their family to start Teen Ranch Canada which has been operating for over 45 years. The first summer camp started in 1967 with 6 kids and has now grown to 130 per week. There are also now Teen Ranches in Scotland, France, Romania, Poland, Kenya and Indonesia.
Besides summer camps, Teen Ranch is host to weekly school groups, church groups, business people, soccer and hockey teams - local as well as Olympic, International and NHL teams. Our summer camps offer horse, hockey, soccer, BMX, and extreme camps
This place is here for you to enjoy and we trust you will sense God’s presence and goodness while you are here. So if you've never heard of us or been, feel free to contact us and book a tour! We would love to connect with you.
BMX Dirt Camp is all about developing your skills as a rider, learning to build jumps and features and maintaining your own bike. If you love BMX or just want to try it out, this program is for you! Bring your own bike and helmet or rent them from us.
Choose what you will do in the afternoon from a host of activities including swimming, water slide, boating, jousting, trail rides, crafts, bucking barrel, climbing wall, the giant swing, sports, marksmanship and more.
"The course is challenging. It was cool to see how quick I improved." - Camper
"BMX was great fun." - Camper
"My week at Teen Ranch was the best experience I've ever had...I'll definitely come back!" - Camper
For more details, visit http://teenranch.on.ca/camp/bmx
Summer Day Camp is all the fun of camp with out staying over night! We are excited to offer weeklong day camp to campers ages 5-10 years old. Our program offers swimming, pony rides, crafts, games, ice skating. Each day starts at 8:30am and pick up is at 5:00 pm. Lunch and a snack are included as well as the option to buy snacks from the snack bar.
For more details, visit http://teenranch.on.ca/camp/day
NEW, MUCH LARGER SOCCER PITCH!
Teen Ranch soccer camp is a fun and challenging program that will take you or your team to the next level! Don't miss out on first-class training and personalized instruction geared to push you mentally and physically.
Our program is designed by former professional player Joshua Boateng (JB) (Mexican league - Leones Negros, 33 overall draft pick to LA Galaxy, received a Full Scholarship NCAA D1 at Virginia Tech & Liberty Universities, Big South Conference MVP, All American: 2007, Soccer Instructor at Liberty University and Virginia University and represented Ghana in U17).Skill &
Techniques: Shooting, Dribbling, Heading, Chesting, Passing, Game Strategies, Formations"Soccer camp was a great experience. It made me push myself to be better. I'll definitely be back!" - Camper
For more details, visit http://teenranch.on.ca/camp/soccer
Live on the Edge! X-treme camps are an awesome way to get your adrenaline pumping! Each week long camp will take you on 5 amazing off site adventures that will push you to the edge. White water kayaking and/or tubing, canoeing, rock climbing, caving and mountain biking are included in most of the week long camps.
On-site Adventures Include: 60 foot Giant Swing, Horseback Riding, Swimming, Rock Climbing, Marksmanship, Jousting, Waterslide, BMX Dirt Track, Skating, Amazing Camp-wide Games and so much more!
"The instruction was great and gave me the confidence I needed to progress and have fun." - Camper
For more details visit http://teenranch.on.ca/camp/extreme
English Riding Beginner riders start with the basics of position and control, while advanced riders will be challenged to perfect their jumping position, equitation and effectiveness on horseback.
Western Riding Beginner to advanced Western riding lessons range from basic position and control to barrel racing.
Horse Mania (English & Western - One week only): This is a horse crazy camp for horse crazy kids! Have an amazing experience taking care of your own horse for the week.
"You get to ride a lot and I had an amazing week." - Camper
Intensive Equestrian Training
For the advanced rider looking to improve their success in the show ring, this is for you! New applicants must send us a video of flatwork and jumping at least 2'6" and be approved.
"The intensive program was the highlight of my summer. I learned new skills that I got to bring into the show ring and it paid off! I won the division at my next show!" - Camper
For more details visit http://teenranch.on.ca/camp/horse
Hockey Camp Girl’s Hockey Camp Hockey Teams Father/Son Hockey
Teen Ranch is home to an Olympic size ice rink and offers professional instruction coordinated by Liberty University graduate and All American, Brent Boschman. Brent, a highly regarded instructor and coach, holds a degree in Sport Management, is the Liberty Flames second-leading scorer in the team's history and is the son of NHL'er Laurie Boschman. Other professional guest instructors will join our Coaches throughout the summer.
NEW One Week Goalie Clinic for 8 - 13 year olds
Come as a team, be challenged as a team and grow as a team. Run your own on-ice sessions or work with our instructors to tailor your program to your team's needs.
“I would like to thank you and all your wonderful staff. My boys all enjoyed themselves and the staff were amazingly friendly and courteous to all of us as usual. This is my first year coaching 2000's…They all had a wonderful time and the feedback from the parents has been great. I look forward to returning next year. Thanks again!” - Coach
For more details, visit http://teenranch.on.ca/camp/hockey
At Teen Ranch we take the well-being of our guests very seriously and work hard to ensure that our staff provides a safe, fun and challenging experience for your children and youth to thrive in. Convinced that this begins with hiring the right staff, each summer applicant is hand-picked after going through our extensive selection and training process. Potential staff members commit themselves to be part of the vision of Teen Ranch in aiding in the development of youth physically, intellectually, socially and spiritually. Canadian applicants are then required to prove themselves first as weekend staff. International applicants are recommended through their home camp or church. Selected individuals are then invited to fill out an application package including three reference checks and volunteer screening check. They also complete a nine-part Bible study correspondence course. Our hired staff gets a jump start through a comprehensive, pre-camp, highly acclaimed Expert On-Line training designed by child psychologist Dr. Chris Thurber to aid in developing their knowledge in effective relationship building and safe supervision of children and youth. Riding instructors go through a vigorous four day evaluative training and certification with Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA). Each staff also participates in six days of intense training including health and safety, Teen Ranch service standards, job specific training and solid Biblical teaching. We are convinced that God has used this process to bless us with outstanding, trained and qualified summer staff. Rest assured your children are in great hands!
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