Summer Camps

Summer Camps 2022

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Header goes here Explore nearby counties Above: Ross Ranch has family horseback rides for all ages and skill levels. At Ross Ranch in Mendocino County, kids as young as 6 can go on a tour. Ross recommends the private Manchester beach, because it's easier for children, and the riders don't have to follow each other single file; Below: Children love farm animals, and at Connolly Ranch in Napa, they have a chance to see them up close. The ranch's residents include chickens, goats, pigs, sheep, donkeys and miniature horses. Families can also participate in sustainable farm-based activities. – Photos courtesy of Ross Ranch, Connolly Ranch President and Publisher | Rob Devincenzi Advertising Manager | Lori Pearce Advertising Operations | Diane Sartarelli This Summer Camps Special Section is produced in its entirety by the Advertising Department of the Marin Independent Journal and did not involve the editing or reporting staff of the Marin IJ's newsroom. The Marin Independent Journal is located at 103 Shoreline Parkway, Suite 201, San Rafael, CA 94901. By Judith M. Wilson Special to the Marin IJ W arm weather and clear skies make spring and summer ideal seasons for family outings. Mendocino, Napa and Sonoma counties offer plenty of opportunities for making the most of them. Among the advantages, excursions close to home make travel easy, but they're also special experiences, so kids can delight in treasured memories and relive the adventures long after the day is over. Ross Ranch Seeing the world on horseback is a thrilling experience for someone who's admired horses from a distance but never had a chance to ride one. At Ross Ranch in Mendocino County, kids as young as 6 can go on a tour. "At least 75% of our customers are beginners," says owner Tobi Ross. Tours are two hours, with one and a half hours in the saddle, and visitors have a choice between a ride on Manchester Beach, a private beach with miles of unspoiled sand, and one through the forest. Ross recommends the beach, because it's easier for children, Family adventures close to home All in a day! 4 March 20, 2022 Summer Camps A Marketing Supplement of the Marin Independent Journal |

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