A/U Ranches - 
RUR Skills Camp


A/U Ranches - Summer Skills Camp from Adventure Unlimited


NOTE: All Skill Camps are offered Session 1 only

Are you interested in going to the next level in your skills development and experiences at camp? We are ready to take you there!

Join us 1st Session at Round-Up for Skills Camp in the majors you have come to love at A/U – Horsemanship, Cattle Working, Rafting, Rock Climbing and Mosaics.

We have enhanced the schedule to add more days focused on these majors, providing campers extra time to develop and hone their skills than traditional camp sessions offer. Each program will continue to experience a multi-day out-of-camp trip appropriate for their area of interest.

The evening program will still be a time to visit with friends in different majors. There will be a variety of activities including the normal free choice options as well as Testimony Meetings and Sunday School.

During Skills Camp, campers will live in cabins with their program counselors and other campers in their program. You will continue to start your day with Lesson Study and Flag Raising and end the day with sharing gratitude and inspiration. For breakfast and dinner you’ll join all the other campers at Round-Up.

      Decide what program major interests you:






 Horsemanship Skills Camp

9 - 12 1

 Cattle Working Skills Camp

9 - 12

 Mosaic Outcamp Skills Camp

9 - 12 1

 Whitewater Rafting Skills Camp

9 - 12 1

 Rock Climbing Skills Camp

9 - 12  1  

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Horsemanship Skills Camp (9th - 12th graders)

Learn the basics of riding and reining a horse in preparation for horseback work, competition and pack trips. You will be introduced to and instructed in Gymkhana events, polocrosse, obstacle and cattle work. The 3-day horse pack trip will further the developng bond between horse and rider, as well as learning to care for your equine partner while in the wilderness. A fun obstacle/reining competition and end-of-session Gymkana will highlight the horsemanship skills learned.

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Cattle Working Skills Camp (9th - 12th graders)

Learn and experience the work in the daily life of the American Cowboy. This program provides campers with solid riding/horsemanship skills the opportunity to learn some of the basic cowboy skills, including sorting, separating and driving cattle. Campers will gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of the talents needed to work on a true cattle ranch. The 3-day trip will be spent at a 95,000 acre ranch gathering and moving large herds of cattle in a rotational grazing system. The session will culminate with a team sorting competition as well as the traditional Gymkhana Day.

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Mosaic Outcamp Skills Camp (9th - 12th graders)

This program is for campers that would like to have an extended backcountry experience. This session will start in camp getting to know fellow campers and learning backcountry skills while participating in team initiatives and the ropes course. Campers will head out for a seven-day trip to include peak climbing, backcountry climbing, a solo experience and plenty of time in the beautiful Colorado high country. After returning to camp, campers will have a chance to try out mountain biking or rock climbing.  The culminating activity will be an adventure race at the Ranches involving mountain biking, running and rock climbing. 

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Whitewater Rafting Skills Camp (9th - 12th graders)

Ready to dive in even more to the skills and opportunities the river provides? This skills camp affords campers with more days on the river to expand and develop their skills. Moving beyond the basics, campers can try rowing an oar boat, river boarding and paddle boarding. The overnight will be a self-supported river trip, bringing everything you need on the river with you.

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Rock Climbing Skills Camp (9th - 12th graders)

This skills camp will focus on climbing techniques including traditional crack climbing. We will use the rock gym to work on movement, but primarily we will be outside climbing some of the excellent routes of the Sawatch Range of the Colorado Rockies. You will learn how to build anchors and place natural protection while working on rescue skills and general climbing training. The overnight trip will be to one of the world class climbing areas in the desert southwest and the Rockies. 


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