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Inspiring the growth of young people as creators, communicators and active participants in our ever changing world.

 

ABOUT

An opportunity for our young people to unplug and get reconnected.

The Art Ranch is a California 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization that offers children and family programs in the Arts, Wellness & Fitness, Sustainable Living, Bio Science and Indigenous Studies. 

Our mission is to foster the growth of young people as creators, communicators and active participants in our ever changing world.

At the Art Ranch, we create camps in areas of pristine natural beauty  and our programs are designed to promote and advance artistic development, health and wellness, cultural exchange, and environmental awareness. 

All of our programs are facilitated by professional artists and professionals in their fields. 

 

“Creative collaborative projects cultivate visionary and assertive leadership.”

-Laurie Pettigrew

 
 

THE ART RANCH PROGRAMS

THE ARTS

At The Art Ranch, the focus will be giving close personal attention to the individual, as well as working with small groups and teaching them how to collaborate with one another in a variety of disciplines.

HEALTH & FITNESS

The Art Ranch is dedicated to creating an Holistic Nutrition and Wellness Program as a sustainable ongoing program that explores the best ways to nurture health and wellness, preserve our natural resources and support our local communities.

 
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BIOSCIENCE

The Art Ranch programs build a strong sense of community through collaborative projects and group discovery. This process deepens the students’ appreciation of diverse perspectives and develops the ability to approach others with openness and flexibility.

SUSTAINABLE LIVING

Master Educators lead the over night pack trip into the wilderness, teaching the seven principles of “Leave No Trace” hiking, tracking and survival.

 

INDIGENOUS STUDIES

The ArtRanch provides multiples classes teaching students about the art, culture and traditions of the indigenous Native Americans.

PREVIOUS PROGRAMS

Check out what we've offered over the years

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art in action: 
PSYCHOSOCIAL INITIATIVE
FOR CHILD REFUGEES

 
 

Staff and Volunteers

  LAURIE PETTIGREW

LAURIE PETTIGREW

  AMY CHRISTIAN

AMY CHRISTIAN

  AMY RUSKIN

AMY RUSKIN

  BENJAMIN PAUL LUCE, Ph.D.

BENJAMIN PAUL LUCE, Ph.D.

  BLUE THUNDER

BLUE THUNDER

  CARPIO BERNAL

CARPIO BERNAL

  CHARLENE SUL

CHARLENE SUL

  JOANN SOGE TRACK

JOANN SOGE TRACK

  RUDE CALDERON

RUDE CALDERON

  DAVID ROTH

DAVID ROTH

  JOHN A. McKENNA

JOHN A. McKENNA

  SUSAN STEWART

SUSAN STEWART

  DEBBRA GILL

DEBBRA GILL

  KIN QUITUGUA

KIN QUITUGUA

  YUKI SAGARA

YUKI SAGARA

  DEBRAH FARENTINO

DEBRAH FARENTINO

  ALAN LEVINE

ALAN LEVINE

  FREEBO

FREEBO

  ELLEN BASIAN, Ph.D.

ELLEN BASIAN, Ph.D.

  MONIQUE McCEMAS

MONIQUE McCEMAS

  JESSIKA CARDINAHL

JESSIKA CARDINAHL

  JASON PRICE

JASON PRICE

  ROBERT McDONOUGH

ROBERT McDONOUGH

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CONTACT THE ART RANCH 

CLICK HERE TO CONTACT LAURIE PETTIGREW, DIRECTOR
PO Box 85, 44828 Tyler Creek Dr, California Hot Springs, CA 93207
 (661) 548-6500

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The Art Ranch is a 501 ( c ) (3) educational, nonprofit organization
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