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Kids and Teens Programs

At C Lazy U Ranch, we understand that family vacations are about creating cherished memories for every member of the family, both together and with peers. Our Children’s Program and Kid’s Club are thoughtfully designed to provide a perfect blend of adventure, education, and fun, ensuring that children of all ages have the best time of their lives during their stay at our ranch, while simultaneously providing parents with opportunities for adult time.

Children’s Program: A Gateway to Adventure

Kids show off their blue ribbons from the shodeo

Children’s Program is Available:

Memorial Day Weekend
Mid-June through Mid-August
Labor Day Weekend
Christmas Week
New Year’s Week
No sign-up required, the ranch plans for all children to attend.

Embark on a journey like no other with the C Lazy U Ranch Children’s Program, a visionary initiative founded by Marion “Mare” Palmer in the early 1950’s. Mare’s passion for fostering a connection between children and the wonders of the natural world led to the creation of this immersive program. Tailored to ignite the spirit of adventure in young hearts, our Children’s Program is a testament to Mare’s commitment to providing a well-rounded experience for kids as well as time for parents to enjoy their vacations in the company of other adults – guilt free!

Under the expert guidance of our experienced, caring staff, your children will discover the magic of the great outdoors. From exploring the vast wilderness that surrounds the ranch to engaging in interactive and educational activities, this program is designed to cater to the unique interests and curiosity of each child. The C Lazy U Ranch Children’s Program ensures that your little ones not only are having a blast but also creating lasting memories and sometimes lifelong friends.

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Kids’ Club: Where Imagination Takes Flight

The Fall Kid's Club poses for a group photo with their carved pumpkins

Available upon request whenever the Children’s Program is not in session. Signup required.

Step into the enchanting world of our Kids’ Club, a vibrant hub where imagination takes flight and creativity knows no bounds. Our Kids’ Club is designed to cater to the ages and interests of each participating child while also making the most of the outdoor activities the current season makes possible. Whether it’s arts and crafts, games, sports or seasonally themed adventures, our Kids’ Club is a haven for young minds to explore, learn, and play in a safe and nurturing environment.

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Meet Our Dedicated Counselors: Nurturing Adventures, Fostering Friendships

At C Lazy U Ranch, our Children’s Program and Kids’ Club are brought to life by our team of dedicated and enthusiastic counselors. Handpicked for their passion for working with children and their expertise in creating engaging, safe, and memorable experiences, our counselors are the heart of our programs. Each counselor is committed to creating a warm and inviting atmosphere where your children can thrive during their stay at C Lazy U Ranch.

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Pony Express Newsletter

Our Pony Express Newsletter is sent once a month and is chock full of fun facts, ranch updates, games and fun facts about the animals on the ranch. Sign up your children today!

Please fill out the form once per email address. For example, if your younger children will receive email at your email address, put their first names in the First Name field, and your email address in the Email field and submit. Then for your teen son who has his own email address, submit the form again with his information.


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