Activities at the Ranch

 

Children staying at Skylight Respite Ranch will be involved in nearly every aspect of ranch life from animal care and gardening to cooking and cleaning.

Gardening
Gardening

Participants will help plant, weed, harvest, and best of all, eat the produce!

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Chickens
Chickens

Who knew that chickens would become one of the favorite attractions at the ranch? It's fun to feed the chickens, and it's even more fun to collect the eggs. They don't always lay them in the nesting boxes, so it's like an Easter egg hunt every day!

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Goats
Goats

Likey and Stormy are our goats. They are very friendly and love attention. During certain seasons our guests may even be able to help milk them.

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Horses
Horses

Under the supervision of our equine specialist, visitors to the ranch may feed, groom, and ride the horses.

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Cats
Cats

Having a bad day? There's nothing like a cuddly kitty to cheer you up!

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Dogs
Dogs

Captain and Chester are our guard dogs. Captain is still a puppy, but he's not little anymore!

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Cooking
Cooking

Usually we'll cook indoors in the kitchen, but sometimes we'll cook outdoors. The kids are always involved!

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Collecting firewood
Collecting firewood

In the winter we all work together to collect firewood.

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Hiking
Hiking

Skylight Respite Ranch sits on 80 acres of woods, meadows, croplands, and a lake. There are lots of places to go hiking and exploring.

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