ABOUT US

CONNECTING YOUTH TO GOD THROUGH HORSES, SPORTS AND RECREATION


OUR MISSION


WHO

 

The word Shekinah (She-khi-nah) means "The place where God's glory dwells." Shekinah Ranch is a Christian based, non-profit camp welcoming youth of any faith and race. 

WHAT

 

 We encourage young lives to grow spiritually, mentally, socially, and physically in an exciting fun-filled adventure. Campers are reminded regularly of God's love and His perfect plan for each of them.

 

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WHY

 

We believe there is a great need for a place where youth can connect their lives to God. Shekinah has developed activities to create an atmosphere of creativity, diverse interests, and adventurous spirit.

 


OUR CAMPS


Overnight  Camp

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All Girl Camps
Co-Ed Camps
Mini Camps
*NEW* Daily Option
Cost

Teen Discipleship

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Ranch Hands (1st Years)
Wranglers (Discipleship Alumni)
Program Overview & Curriculum
Cost

Lil' Buckaroo Day Camp

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Weekly & Daily Options
Mini-Camps
Cost

OUR STAFF


Pastor Tom Ravasio

FOUNDER / DIRECTOR

About Tom

Kelsey Martin

OFFICE MANAGER

About Kelsey

Abigial Gbafa

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

About Abigial

Sarah Beth

PROGRAM DIRECTOR / INTERN

About Sarah

Jenna Snavely

DAY CAMP DIRECTOR

About Jenna

Annie Wood

DISCIPLESHIP DIRECTOR

About Annie

Matt Bross

BOY'S CABIN LEADER

About Matt

Hannah Robinson

GIRL CABIN LEADER

About Hannah

Lyrick Farley

GIRL CABIN LEADER

About Lyrick

Terena Reppond

BARN MANAGER

About Terena

Kim Ramolt

JUNIOR BARN STAFF

About Kimberly

Brianna Hinkle

JUNIOR GROUNDS STAFF

About Brianna


OUR REVIEWS


Shekinah Ranch has been a blessing to our family. My daughter absolutely loves staying there. Words can not express enough on how greatful I am for discovering Shekinah Ranch at the PA State Farm Show. Thank you Pastor Tom for the wonderful programs you provide for our youth.

-Terese Reppond

Discipleship Parent

"I went here 3 years in a row when I was younger and had an amazing time; I got rancher of the week and learned so much. I then went on went to school to get my equine training degree and am now working in the horse industry doing what i love. These are amazing people and im so happy to see how it has grown over the years. This place looks amazing you guys did a really good job!

-Tobi Balmer

Camper Alumni

" It’s Shekinah! Only like the best summer camp ever! There’s so many things to do, you were never bored at camp, and that was like 5 years ago I’m sure there are more activities now than what there were before. I remember the cleanest room competition in the morning to riding horses (obviously) to the arts and crafts down to the rock wall and the hikes and paintball...Whenever I see pictures of me being at camp with my friends I see nothing but smiles! And I’m pretty sure I will always remember what was on the back of all of the shirts that I still have today... “I saw heaven standing open and there before me was a white horse, whose rider is called Faithful and True.” So if your debating sending your kids here. Please send them, they will have the time of their life, I know I did."

- Taylor Holmes

Camper Alumni

This is my daughter's 4th summer and my son's first at Shekinah. My children love this camp and all the staff! This is a great place to make memories and feel the presence of God."

- Raychel Renk

Day/Overnight Camp Parent

"My son got back from Basketball Camp, and it is still the only thing he can talk about. He learned so much, and not just about basketball. He loved his time here...and loved the staff at the camp. He cannot wait to come back next year!!! Thank you everyone at Shekinah for making his first camp experience so awesome!"

- Jennifer Thomas

Overnight Camp Parent

"Pastor Tom is one of the most energetic people I have come across. Him and his staff show the kids how to take care of horses. They teach that God is great and so are every kid that comes to the camp."

- Matthew Rayburg

Discipleship Parent