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Cowgirl Up! Cowgirl Camp for Jewish Girls 2012
Finally, an outdoor adventure camp for Jewish Girls in Northern CA. Torah observant Jewish girls, ages 8-15, have a fabulous summer riding horses, tubing in the river, baking, camping, campfires, keep Shabbat, eat healthy Kosher and dress modestly.
By: Baila Romm
Whether campers are already shomer shabbat or are not yet, they will have an authentic Torah Jewish experience while riding horses, tubing down the Feather River, camping, riding a real cattle drive, gardening on the ranch's organic garden, baking cakes and cookies for shabbat, swimming, campfires, trips, arts & crafts, sports, singing, drama, Israeli dancing and learning about the Jewish homeland, Israel! On the 4th of July they go to the Taylorsville Annual Rodeo and watch fireworks over the lake.
The camp is located in the Plumas National Forrest in the seat of Plumas County. Quincy. CA is an ideal setting for an adventure camp. The LL Ranch is in partnership with Cowgirl Camp for Jewish Girls. It is on their working horse ranch where girls get the summer experience of a lifetime. Quincy, CA is home to Feather River College, a top equestrian college. All of the amenities one would expect in a Northern California small town while maintaining all of the charm of a small town. The campers and staff all fly into Reno-Tahoe International Airport. From there they are transferred to the LL Ranch, which is an hour and a half from Reno, NV.
Mrs. Baila Romm is the Camp Director and CEO of Wellsprings of Miriam Foundation, Inc.
Mrs. Romm is originally from New York City and has been living in Los Angeles since 1989. She has developed her artistic talents from an early age by attending a public vocational high school, The High School of Art and Design in N.Y.C. She earned her Masters Degree from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in Set Design and Art Direction for Film and Television. After a long and successful career in show business Baila decided to change focus. She was an Adjunct Professor at Santa Monica College for 10 years and a professional event producer for numerous Jewish events for almost 20 years. She is very active in many aspects of the Jewish Community as well as the community at large. She has been a civilian liaison with the West Los Angeles Community Police Station for 7 years. She is also a member of the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) for the L.A.F.D.
Gifted with the spirit of entrepreneurialism, Baila is well respected in the community for spearheading unity marches in neighborhoods that suffer from adversity, gangs, drugs and other blights that otherwise mar peaceful neighborhood. She has volunteered her time for urban youth programs to give them an alternative to joining gangs. She empowers communities by helping them create Neighborhood Watch Groups. Baila has a unique ability for bringing together diverse individuals into a cohesive group to find common ground while maintaining their individuality.
Baila is an artist with a professional history of creative and philanthropic endeavors.
In the summer of 1974, Bonnie Saltzman, as she was know then, advertised with a hand drawn poster for "The Creative Children Workshop". It was a puppetry class for young children ages 5 and up. It was in the backyard oher home in Belle Harbor, NY. Bonnie was 14 years old.
The "Creative Children Workshop started on, coincidentally, July 22, 1974, (Camp this year ends on July 22, 2012). Serendipity!
Mrs. Romm was the camp manager for the Gan Israel Boys Ranch Camp in 2008. While there she worked closely with Cowboy, and Ranch owner Terry Howard. Mr. Howard approached Mrs. Romm about doing a Ranch Camp for Jewish Girls since the current camp was only boys. What a phenomenal idea for a Jewish girls camp. "Cowgirl Camp for Jewish Girls" was born.. The rest they say, is history!
Cowboy, Terry Howard, is the owner and operator of the LL Ranch in Quincy, CA.
Mr. Howard has spent his entire life on a ranch. He has dedicated his life to rescuing horses and providing a genuine western ranch experience for all of his guests. He was the Head Wrangler at the world famous Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch, just east of Quincy, CA, for many years. While there he taught horsemanship and ranch skills to the guests who vacationed there in order for them to participate in western dude ranch activities.
He turned his expert knowledge and experience in horsemanship, ranching, cattle drives and pack trips into an educational program for children and adults at the LL Ranch.
Cow Girl Camp for Jewish Girls has partnered with Mr. Howard at his facility ranch camp, the LL Ranch, to provide the most authentic outdoor adventure ranch camp for Torah Observant Jewish girls ages 8-15 years old.
Page Updated Last on: Jan 10, 2012