We are not available for rent from May to August. Because of our dormitory-style bunkhouses, cooking facilities and meeting rooms we do not entertain groups smaller than 50. In order to reserve the entire campsite, a minimum of 100 people must be guaranteed.
Regular rate: $40/person (Fri 3pm-Sun 11am)
Girl Scout rate: $35/person (Fri 3pm-Sun 11am)
Included in lodging fee:
contracted cabins, cabin fire pits, sport court, Forty Niner, Ga-Ga Pit, Nine Square in the Air, and the riverbank campfire circle. (Note: If Hays County is under a burn ban, there can be no ground fires.)
In order to have our staff cook for your group, you must have 50 or more guaranteed in your group. This is an optional addition to your group contract.
Meals: $8 per person per meal
If our staff is not providing meals, you may opt to rent our Grubstake Dining Hall and kitchen. This includes use of the stove and oven, refrigerator, coffee pot, sinks, cooking utensils, dishwasher, dishes and silverware. This does not include use of any paper goods or food supplies.
Kitchen rental: $125 for the weekend
These are optional additions to your contract and must be scheduled through our office at least one month prior to your visit.
Our cabins are rustic with dormitory style bunkbeds. They are air-conditioned, heated and each have a beautiful rock campfire area. Each guest is responsible for bringing their own sheets/blanket, pillow, towels and toiletries. We require a minimum number of guests in each of our bunkhouses. Listed below is the maximum capacity for each cabin and the minimum number required:
The perfect summer is waiting for your daughter aged 5 to 14 at Rocky River— filled to the brim with new friendships, challenging activities and, most importantly, lots of fun! Check out our day camp and resident camp options.
In the hot summer months, we’re an all-girls camp, but the rest of the year, we offer year ‘round fun at our Great Escapes for women and Mother-Daughter weekends!
Rocky River Ranch is the perfect solution for your special event! We host family reunions, church retreats, teacher work days, company picnics, Girl Scout groups, and more with lodging for up to 150 guests.
Picture a Spot … My years at Rocky River mean more to me than can be written down in a little note. There's probably not a day that goes by that I don't think about an experience, a laugh, a friendship, a struggle, a success, etc. that I experienced at camp. I love that I can go back and find the same "safe haven" that I experienced as a 7-year-old girl in Circle B through several years as a Counselor! Driving across that cattle guard at the front gate, my heart beat calms to a familiar and comforting beat again, like nothing else I've experienced.
I loved performing on stage and modeling in the fashion show. I learned how to shoot a bow and arrow, and how to do synchronized swimming. I wrote a 'Snoopy' column for the newspaper. In fact, a lot of the things I loved then are things I still love today.
I had a wonderful experience of being a counselor at RRR 1960-61 and 1966-67. Those first 2 years I knew and loved both Mama Knolk and Jane. Later, I was there with Skeet and Sandy. I have great memories of all those special people and all the fun times at camp. I'm so glad the camp is still going strong!
Mama Knolk — what a wonderful and gentle lady. She always wanted the best for us and for us to be our best.
I love Rocky River Ranch. It was a place I could go and feel accepted for the person I was — not the person I was expected to be. When we passed under that arch, the playing field was leveled and I was free to be myself, or even to reinvent myself! If I could ride, if I could swim, if I could do crafts or even if my only talent was spitting watermelon seeds, I was accepted!
The truth is I would not have become the person I am today without RRR! Making decisions for classes at 7 years old (with the help of a big sister and Rue as my counselor), remembering to wear your bathing suit under your jeans so you could go from the barn to the pool without the dreaded trip back to your cabin, remembering not to sign up for your pool class right before horseback … I could go on and on. The mistakes we made there were safe and there was a support system to catch you if you fell. Later I enjoyed working with the campers younger than me. First in WE as a big sister myself and later as a CIT Mom. In 14 years I grew and strengthened my commitment to myself. I felt loved unconditionally and I formed everlasting friendships. Some of them recently re-kindled after a 15-20 year gap as if no time had passed at all. In the last year I received a letter from a former CIT that spoke of my influence on her life. How it made her a better mother and a better woman. I have saved that letter for my children to read one day. I will always feel like Skeet and Sandy helped raise me and they always saw the person I could be! I can never thank them enough for that.