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Meet Chloe!

Stories like Chloe’s remind us why we do what we do. Colette, Chloe’s mum, shares with us that when Chloe was younger she had an apprehension with all animals. However, since attending Zajac Ranch

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Meet Ryder!

2018 marks the first year Ryder attends Zajac Ranch for Children and, based on his mother’s feedback, it most definitely will not be the last. “He started asking to go back next year before he even

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Meet Garrison!

Garrison is one of our Young Adult Campers and this is his second year at Zajac Ranch. He currently lives in Kelowna and he earnestly awaits for the time when he can come to the beautiful shores of Stave

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Meet Alex!

The food, the gentle horses and cannonballing into the warm waters of Stave Lake are some of Alex’s favourite things at Zajac Ranch. When Alex was four years old, he was diagnosed with ASD and PDD-NOS.

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Meet Victor!

What does attending Zajac Ranch mean for Victor? It means freedom; freedom to be his fun, playful, and social self with peers and counsellors without the pressures and demands of the school setting. It

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Meet Gavin!

  Gavin is fourteen years old and has now attended Zajac Ranch twice. Attending Zajac Ranch provides him with the incredible opportunity to expand his horizons and overcome his fears in a safe and

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Meet Jacob!

It is undeniable that we live in a socially complex world. We are largely guided by unspoken rules and norms that dictate what we should think or say, or how we should act in certain situations. Said

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Meet Elise!

“The giant smile that you will witness on your child when you pick them up from camp will forever be etched in your memory. Their sense of pride and accomplishment is infectious, and they will talk your

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Meet Faith and Angel!

Faith has muscular dystrophy. She was diagnosed after having a problem with her hips as an infant. Having over 20 admissions to hospital in her first two years of life, Esther, Faith’s mom, shares how

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Meet Kenneth!

Kenneth is moderately to severely affected by autism, being also cognitively limited. Michiru, Kenneth’s mom, describes him as “a sweet and happy boy, very sociable. He wants to visit his classmates

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