Activities for Kids
Check out some of the activities you can do at the ranch!  
Click here for a more detailed daily schedule.



Horseback Riding:  This is the last year that horses will be available to ride during the Ensign Ranch Campout. There are 8 trail ride horses available for this free activity.  Stop by the Barn and reserve your spot when you get to the Ranch!  Be at the Barn 20 minutes before your scheduled ride.  Your spot will be given to someone else if you are late.  Again, if you don't show, your ride will be given to standby riders. Parent-led rides will be on Saturday only. There are 2 horses available this year for Parent Led Rides. Each ride is 15 minutes in length.  Hours of operation will be posted at the barn.  Click here for more information.

Anchored In Christ Challenges:  Come try your hand at some challenges for all ages!   There will be Sponge Dodgeball, Water Volleyball, MixnMatch, Finding the Right Key, Giant Kerplunk, Hula Hoop Relay, Bucket Challenge, Tarp Toss, Barrel Relay, Treasure Hunt, Donut bobbing, Catapult Challenge and much more!! 

ALL DAY OPTIONS:  Come to the Softball Field on the way to barn to find all these awesome activities: Giant Jenga, Human Foosball, Monkey Bridge, Softball, and 9-Square!

Mountain/BMX Bike Ride: NEW LAST YEAR! Bring your bike and head on a fun bike ride at the ranch!  Refer to the map attached at the bottom of this page for the proposed route.  This is an do it yourself activity.  Head on back with your bikes and have a great ride!

Zumba/Yoga Class: An exercise class held in the Main Tent. Focused more on ages 9 to adult but all are welcome to try.

Hay Rides:  Come along now, and join us on an old fashioned hayride.   Hop on, and bring your partners or just yourself for a time honored nostalgic experience.

Climbing Wall:  For ages 4 and up, this event is a challenge for all.  Come put on a climbing belt (Provided) and see how high you can go.  Rock wall is located by the Summer Cabins.

Slip 'n Slide:  Easy to find, it is across the road from the Lodge.  It is open to all that have signed a release.  Please do not leave your kids to play here alone. There is some supervision but they are not babysitters.  Please wear water shoes to slide.  No bare feet allowed. There is a $3.00 rental fee for the tubes.

Competitive Games: Have a blast and win big playing "Minute-To-Win-It" and other such fun games in the Main Tent.


Archery and Tomahawk Throw: 
Back again by popular demand come and enjoy learning from an expert (across the street from the Ropes Course, near Lockomura

Service Projects: TBA At least 10 volunteers needed.

Cider Press:  A favorite at the Ranch, we are grateful for those that donate the apples and go to so much work for this to happen!  Grab a jug, grab a cup, head up to the Lodge and quench your thirst with homemade apple cider.

Funnel Cake:  Topped with Delicacies like powdered sugar, cinnamon sugar or homemade syrup, the long line is well worth the wait!  Saturday 5:00 to 7:30pm

Kids Craft Tables:  This event is specific for Primary Age Children. Meet behind the Lodge with your kids ages 3 to 11 years old. Saturday Morning 10:00 to 12:00.


Sponge Dodgeball: Come to the Softball Field on your way to the barn to play dodgeball...with sponges!! Available 1:00 to 4:00 Saturday.  

Blind Canoe Races:  
The story of 3 Blind Mice has morphed into 2 blindfolded paddlers ...and one seeing paddler.   Come to the lake to participate or cheer on canoe teams vying for points as they gather the most floating objects with the highest point values.  The bow and stern will be manned by blindfolded canoeists with the person in the middle calling out paddling directions and gathering the objects.  4:00 on Saturday down at the lake. 

Dances: Friday Night is a Family Friendly Dance!  Bring your friends and family....it will be so much fun!  There will be two Saturday Night Dances, one for the Youth and one for the Adults. There will also be activities for children under 14. Get your (Mormon) wild on and come have a good time! 

Sunday Primary Services: Over 1200 people meet for church services in the main tent. Click here for a detailed Sunday schedule. 



Still have questions? Send an email to EnsignRanchSACampout@gmail.com

Or come see us at the Information Tent not far from the Trading Post at Ensign Ranch.

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Teresa Davenport,
Aug 23, 2017, 10:03 AM