"Of all the guys that I've worked with, by FAR the hardest working, always on time, and most honest fellows all grew up on ranches" - Edgerly, CO
“Not Just Saving One Life, But Saving Generations To Come”
All these activities help your son or daughter start thinking about where they fit into life and what type of contribution they want to make on the world. The ranch allows your teen to start thinking about who they want to become and what they want to make of themselves. It helps them begin thinking about how they want to be remembered by you and the rest of their family and friends. In short, KW Legacy Ranch helps your child start thinking about building their own LEGACY.
Learn More About Life on the Ranch
The following is a small list of lessons and experiences that our students participate in while on the ranch. Imagine your child being a part of the activities below and picture the profound effect these experiences will have on the rest of their life.
- Learning to sacrifice and to give without expecting something in return, because animals require constant care but will never tell you thank you
- Stepping back to examine the massive pile of hay that you just helped stack and feeling exhausted but exhilarated because of your work
- Having a fellow student quietly thank you for the delicious meal that you carefully prepared for them
- Reaping what you sow when you eat the delicious vegetables out of the garden that you painstakingly planted, watered, and weeded for months prior to enjoying them
- Knowing that you contributed to something meaningful and needed when you see your horse use the shade structure that you built to keep them out of the hot sun
- Learning to work together as a team while on a cattle drive out on the range
- Taking pride in raising a bottle-fed calf that was born sick and wouldn’t have survived without your help
- Feeling refreshed and ready to confront each new day with vigor when you have a schedule, structure, plenty of physical activity and exercise, are eating right, and get lots of rest
- Taking time to look back over the line of straight fence that you just built and knowing that it will keep the animals out of harm’s way
- Putting your mark on the new tack shed that you helped build so that every time you pass by you will be reminded how good it feels to do a job well
- Seeing the huge stack of weeds that you just pulled and being grateful for the opportunity you have to confront the weeds in your own life while on the ranch
- Appreciating the time to sit in nature and just listen as you are out irrigating the fields
- Spending time working on and fixing the farm equipment and knowing that you played a key role in helping the hay get put up this year
- Feeling a sense of calmness any time you have a flat tire because you have the knowledge and ability to change that tire and aren’t dependent on someone else to do it for you
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