Mine Eyes Look Toward the Mountains

We are getting very excited to see all of you back at the A/U Ranches this August for what is sure to be the ultimate reunion. Whether you were on staff as a guide or a camper that majored in mountaineering like me, or someone who came to enjoy hiking as an adult, this is an event not to miss. The mountains are calling. Will you answer?

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Summer Forestry Internship Benefits Entire A/U Ranches Community

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Timon Keller at the A/U Ranches

This summer, I did an internship as the forestry program head with the A/U Ranches. One of the requirements of my degree, a Master of Environmental Management from Western Colorado University, requires that graduate students actually “get something done” and assist with a project that benefits an organization working towards improving environmental health. Over the summer, this is exactly what I got to do at the A/U Ranches!

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Shifting from Getting to Giving

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Lily Oyer 2019 A/U Ranches

Four summers ago, I was a CIT (counselor-in-training) at the A/U Ranches. After attending Youth Camp since I was seven years old, I was pretty excited to continue going to camp, in a new role. I started off strong, ready to tackle this new job and have fun at my favorite place on earth. But throughout the summer, challenges arose that I wasn’t ready for.

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Create Your Own Event at the A/U Ranches

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Cabins available at the A/U Ranches when you book your event

Did you know that the A/U Ranches is open during the non-summer months? Some times of the year you can pretty much have the place to yourself, apart from a few deer! It’s called 100 Elk Events at the A/U Ranches, and we are ready to host your next corporate retreat, wedding, family reunion – even a small family vacation.

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