Ranch Experience

"Ranch Experience" is a residential or day camp designed for persons 18 years of age and older who 1) have intellectual disabilities, 2) are emotionally and physically well, and 3) whose behavior is within acceptable guidelines.  Ranch Experience is held at the Beautiful Abilities Ranch at Lone Pecan in Edge, on 60 beautiful acres, 20 miles east of Bryan/College Station. It's a wonderful place to get away and have fun, Fun, FUN!!


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RANCH EXPERIENCE INFO:

  • DATES AND TIMES:
    JUNE 09-14
    JUNE 16-21
    JUNE 23-28
    JULY 07-12
    JULY 14-19
    JULY 21-26
    Begins at 5pm Sunday night and ends Friday morning at 10 am .
    We also offer a flexible Day Camp for those who choose not to spend the nights. Price includes transportation to and from our Integration Station in Bryan, Texas.
  • HOW DO YOU REGISTER?
    To enroll for Ranch Experience, submit a registration packet with a deposit ($150/adult)
  • SPECIAL OFFERS
    Early Bird Registration:
    Register before April 30th: $625
    Register after April 30th but before May 15th: $675
    Register after May 15th: $725
    Day Camp: $200 / camp + $50 transportation fee ($50 due at registration)
  • Application/Refund:
    Please fill out the attached form. A non-refundable deposit per session (see above pricing) is required with the application. The deposit will apply to the total camp fee. If application is not accepted for any reason, you will be notified and the deposit will be refunded .The remaining balance is due on or before check in. If more than one person is applying, or more than one camp, an additional $25/ camper will be applied to each camper. An application is considered complete only if signed in ALL places signatures are requested. Applications submitted after June 1 must include full payment. NO refunds will be granted after May 31.

DAY CAMPS:

We are happy to announce this summer we will be offering day camps for those who want to experience our ranch day program summer activities with the campers, but cannot afford or are not ready for overnights. We will be offering Four (4) 5-day long camp sessions beginning June 10 through July 12 ( No camp week of July 4th). 

If you are not served by Beautiful Abilities please complete an application,  and submit the deposit on line or send application in mail with a check with the completed application. Be sure to pick the week or weeks you want to attend.

Fees:
$200 (plus option for additional $50 transportation fee from Integration Station/Return)

If you have HCS or TxHL, provide us a contact and we will seek to contract with local providers for "day habilitation" which will cover the fees plus a $25 activity fee paid as the deposit when you apply to cover meals & activities.

If you are served by Beautiful Abilities contact your Beautiful Abilities case coordinator if you want to attend.

Hope to hear from you soon and see you there!

Please note:

  1. Ranch Experience does not accept ranchers requiring one-on-one supervision and participants requiring such supervision will be dismissed.
  2. Ranchers with controlled seizure disorders, cerebral palsy, autism spectrum disorders and other physical disabilities will be individually evaluated for admission.
  3. Medical conditions and equipment which the Ranch may not be able to accommodate include G-tubes, feeding pumps, and baclofen pumps.
  4. Smoking is not allowed at Ranch Experience and no accommodations are made for smokers. If a prospective rancher cannot comfortably go one week (five full days) without smoking, then he or she should not apply.