Mary Chose Best

Christmas at Teen Ranch and in our home is a busy time of year … like most of the rest of the year. Living at a summer camp and year round retreat facility lends itself to that! Most of the time, I am happily busy. BUT, the past couple of Christmas’s I have found myself... Continue Reading →


Golf for the Gaffers!

Eighteen holes, one hundred golfers three hundred tees, and thousands in donations is what gives kids each year the opportunity to go to camp. Teen Ranch’s Charity Golf Classic is a highlight for staff and donors alike. Everyone gets together to make it possible for kids to go to camp. This year on Tuesday the 22nd, Ranch... Continue Reading →

Timbul Panggabean: A Legend In His Own Time

We meet many people along our journey of life, some more impactful than others.  This spring, we as a Teen Ranch staff and me personally said good-bye to one of God’s most faithful and passionate servants, Pdt. Johny Timbul Panggabean (Timbul).                           “He who is forgiven much, loves much” (Luke 7) Timbul was a gangster,... Continue Reading →

Spring is on its way!

Where has the winter gone? It seems like just a few weeks ago we were at the Royal promoting our spring events and now they're almost upon us! Our Family Day event was a hit with tubing, skating and lots of hot chocolate. Our March Break camps are here in just a few weeks and... Continue Reading →

The Teen Ranch Staff Family

Teen Ranch is a Christian camp which exists to promote and assist in the development of youth through a well-balanced physical, practical and non-denominational spiritual program and to communicate the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ. We enjoy a rich heritage of committed staff that God has used in His work here. Since 1967, people... Continue Reading →

The Beginning of a New Year.

Happy New Year! It is hard to believe the Ranch is entering its 48th year of service. It’s an amazing accomplishment only done by God’s grace and through His faithfulness. I haven’t been around to personally witness every event here at the Ranch but I did have the ability to be a part of something... Continue Reading →

Born this Day, a Saviour…

     Christmas is nearly upon us and that means that things are beginning to pick up here at Teen Ranch. We have a Russian team coming in a few days and a Swiss hockey team just after Christmas. The decorations have been put up and the carols are being sung! With everyone rushing about,... Continue Reading →

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