Shenandoah Weekend! Barn Dance, Ride, & Hunger Games at Secret Passage Ranch

Arrive Friday evening or Saturday!

Join us for the First Annual Ride, Barn Dance, Hike & Lake Swim, and Hunger Games at Secret Passage Ranch!

We'll camp, ride horses, dance in the barn to a live band, hike to Strasburg Reservoir and swim, enjoy great food and fine wine (or not so fine), big bonfire, and have fun with our very own Hunger Games (although everyone comes out alive!).  Suggested games:  Volleyball, frisbee, ranch scavenge hunt, archery, fire starting (with some tools), send your ideas!

For a detailed schedule and what to expect and pack, and how to register: CLICKING HERE.

Select the horse ride you would like (only 15 people per ride), and the type of camping (tent/camper hook up) and add to your "cart." I have listed the rides by type/time a la carte. Once you have registered via pay pal, you will be confirmed for the event.

 

Get your boots, bandana, and tent ready for the fall, and practice your "Howdy Ya'll!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

See the 369 photos for the April event we held at the ranch to see the kind of fun to be had:

http://www.meetup.com/Over-40-and-Kicking-It-Up-Adventure-and-Social-Club/events/51122672/

See you at the Ranch!

Heide

 

To volunteer to help, please email me at [masked]

 

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  • David A

    This was a great event, I enjoyed every minute of it. My hat goes off to everyone involved in planning and running this event. I would recommend that if you haven't been before you need to go.

    October 9, 2012

  • Karen

    Thanks Heide and everyone else who helped to make this event so much fun. Hope we do this again in the spring time!!

    October 9, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    It was a blast! Great barn dance, especially the Soul Train lines. Expertly executed bonfires.
    Fantastic Saturday night dinner. Friendly group of people. What else could anyone want for a great week-end away?

    October 9, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    I had a fantastic time. I enjoyed every minute. Kickball, hunger games, barn dance, food, bonfire, and most of all the fun and friendly members.

    October 9, 2012

  • Helaine

    Thanks so much to Heide & crew! You'all did a fantastic job organizing this wonderful weekend! Great people, gorgeous scenery, wonderful food, fun and riding. Even the weather cooperated (for the most part)!

    October 8, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thank you Heide and everyone else for an awesome time. It was fun meeting everyone. Hope to see you soon.

    October 8, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    I missed the games and ride, but had a blast at the Barn Dance! My favorite part was watching a new rendition of the Virginia Reel. Hi-larious!

    October 8, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Ya nailed it Heide! Dottie, Just Bob, and Greg's leadership and the countless hours of prep showed. Tie it together with super participants and it's a blast. [those who didn't show missed a fabulous time]. Congrats.

    October 8, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Awesome!!!!

    October 7, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Excellent!!!!!

    October 7, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thanks to Heide. You are wonderful. I couldn't have had a better time. The Ride, Alex's Hunger Games - kick ball, knife throwing, blow darts . . . the Barn Dance with an incredible real live band, the huge bonfire. . .and every person there including Don and his ranch hands. . . I always make new wonderful friends who I hope to see again. It was a super weekend.

    October 7, 2012

  • Anita H.

    A well-planned weekend; the organizers were on top of everything and the activities went off as planned. A beautiful setting for a gorgeous weekend. The members are all incredibly fun and energetic. Thank you Organizers and campers!

    October 7, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    This weekend was a blast. Heide did a great job making sure the activities ran smoothly, while bringing out the best in all who joined in the fellowship.

    October 7, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thank you Heide, and to everyone who made it all possible -- had a great time!!!

    October 7, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    thank you to everyone who helped with the weekend activities. had a great time and enjoyed meeting new people. looking forward to coming back to Secret Passage Ranch again.

    October 7, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    super!!

    October 7, 2012

  • Rick

    Great time . Thanks Heidi. I will look forward to another event.
    Also, thanks to Alex for letting us
    play with all the sharp toys.

    October 7, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thanks Heide and all those who made this a wonderful and fun adventure, can't wait to do it again.

    October 7, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    What a fantastic event, everything was wonderful.

    October 7, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Had a great time. Thanks Heide and all others that went into help setting up the event.

    October 7, 2012

  • Gregory D.

    Had the most awesome time. Can't thank Heide enough.

    October 7, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    I had a great time! Heidi your are the "hostess with the mostest"

    :)

    Made new friends and look forward to seeing you all again.

    October 7, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    I have to decline my RSVP due to illness. So bummed that after the long wait for this event, I can't attend.

    October 5, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thanks Heide, I will be there Friday afternoon, and would love to help with anything you might need.

    October 4, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Please post on your RSVP if you are coming Friday so we know how many to expect Friday night and can watch for you. The host team will be there by 2:00 pm -- feel free to come anytime after that! C y'all at the ranch!

    October 3, 2012

    • A former member
      A former member

      Will be there Friday

      October 4, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    I live in Fredericksburg and will be going up around 1 pm Sat. If anyone needs a ride let me know

    October 3, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Heide, 'Just Bob' and I have assembled your game gear and the weather should be perfect for the Saturday games. Thanx now for the dozens of hours in preparations. Know it's gonna be fabulous.

    October 3, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Is anybody lives in Dc or Arlington?

    October 2, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hunger Games at Secret Passage Ranch - I have updated the website for registration (see event meetup and click on link). We will have an event calendar posted soon. We are planning a short hike and fun swim at Strasburg reservoir and possibly a bike ride during the weekend (both free). Thanks ya'll!

    July 9, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    As newly appointed Camp Marshall I'm getting my Stetson ready. Lot's of gear coming out of storage and I know folks will appreciate the plans.

    July 7, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hey, I wanna play.... I sooooo want to be there and will even volunteer for something. . .

    June 26, 2012

  • Cindy

    Now this is right up my ally, but I have a grandbaby due this same weekend!

    June 25, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    People are already whispering about this one... plz, plz, plz may I play?!

    June 25, 2012

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