Join the Fun at International Friends Camp at Miracle Ranch!

February 21st, 2024

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Welcome to the exciting world of International Friends Camp at Miracle Ranch in Port Orchard, Washington! If you're seeking an unforgettable experience that combines cross-cultural connections, English immersion, and thrilling activities, you've come to the right place. Dive into the heart of this unique camp fostering international friendships for over four decades.  

Miracle Ranch proudly partners with Meysen Academy from Sendai, Japan, a collaboration that began 45 years ago. Meysen Academy planted the roots of this partnership when they sought opportunities for their students to indulge in a week of English immersion and cross-cultural experiences. Today, dozens of Japanese students attend the camp each year, and American and international campers join them to create a genuinely diverse and dynamic community.  

One of the highlights of International Friends Camp is the range of activities offered. Whether your child is an adrenaline junkie or more of a nature enthusiast, there's something for everyone. Thrill-seekers will love the paintballing and high ropes courses, while those who prefer a gentler pace can explore the walking trails and enjoy the scenery. There are also plenty of team-building activities and games to encourage campers to work together and develop important social skills. 

While staying at Miracle Ranch, the campers will stay in cabins that provide a cozy retreat, ensuring a comfortable stay for everyone. Whether you're winding down after an action-packed day or sharing stories with newfound friends, these cabins become the epicenter of cherished memories. The cabins are comfortable and clean, with bunk beds and plenty of space for kids to spread out and relax. The beautiful trees on the property also shelter our cabins, and a starlit night by a campfire provides a perfect setting for developing lasting friendships. There are also communal spaces for meals and activities, so campers can get to know each other outside their cabins. 

International Friends Camp is on March 28-30 for campers in 4th-8th grade. This year, it will be a Thursday to Saturday camp since Easter is on Sunday. The cost is $165 per student. There's van transportation from King's School to/from camp, and there is a discount for CRISTA employees and King's School students. You can register for International Friends Camp here.  

If you're looking for a camp experience that combines exhilarating fun, cultural exchange, and personal growth, International Friends Camp at Miracle Ranch is the perfect choice for your family. From the vibrant partnerships with Meysen Academy to the pulse-raising activities like paintball and high ropes courses, every moment is designed to create lasting memories. The comfortable cabins and the inclusive environment make this camp a haven for international friendships to flourish. Join us at Miracle Ranch for an experience that transcends borders and leaves an indelible mark on your heart. 

Enrich your understanding of the global community, embrace adventure, and make memories that will last a lifetime. Visit our website to embark on this extraordinary journey today.