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Cloud 9 Ranch Club August 4, 2011

Inside this issue:

Name the Colt

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RRC Poker Run 2 Folding Tables

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C9R Calendar

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The 9 Lines Horseback Riding at Cloud 9 Ranch

For the past several years Cloud 9 Ranch has offered a chance for you to experience an overnight trail ride. This Mud Bog 5 invites the hearty adventurer to experience the Ozark Mountains from the back of a horse. Overnight package Facility Hours 6 includes a 4-5 hour trail ride which departs on Saturday, September 24th, a Cowboy cookout on Saturday evening, overnight campout at the Ranch stables, Cowboy breakfast on the morning of Sunday September 25th, followed by 4 hour Join the Cloud 9 trail ride on Sunday morning. You will be guided by truly Ranch Text experienced cowboys and range cooks. Club. Get Ranch The adventure begins at 11:30am at the C9R stables. Cowboys and Cowgirls will be introduced to their faithful mount News & Event Info Straight to and the ride will begin through some of the most spectacular parts of the Ozarks. At around 5pm the group will return to the the Palm of Your Ranch Stables where you will be able to pitch your tent. All Hand! Just Text weather tents will make your stay enjoyable no matter what Cloud9 to the Mother Nature decides to bring. The range cooks will prepare number 32075. a Cowboy Cookout for the trail ride participants. The evening will include campfire stories, and perhaps a cowboy song or two. You are welcome to bring your singing voice and a guitar if you like.

Geo Stash

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Over Night Trail Ride Saturday September 24th Limited Space Available Sign up in the Office 417-284-7321

On Sunday morning you will start your day off with coffee (of course) and a Cowboy Breakfast that is to die for. After that it is back into the saddle for another four hour morning ride. This could be the best experience of your life‌..and certainly one you will never forget! Booking Option 1: Ranch provided horse with guided trail ride, dinner on Saturday, Breakfast on Sunday Only $100 Booking Option 2: Guided Trail ride and you provide your own horse, Dinner on Saturday and Breakfast on Sunday Only $50 *50% deposit due at the time of booking with the full remaining balance due by 10am on September, 24th *in cases of cancelation, please note, to receive a refund you must cancel by September 20th


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Name the Colt

I Need More Tables!

If you have not done so yet, take the time to stop by the Stables and visit the new foal. C9R needs your help in finding the perfect name for our newest edition. If you would like to submit a name for the foal you can do so at the Ranch Office. Each name submitted will be 50 cents. Proceeds for the name selection goes to the C9R Volunteer Fire Department and First Responder Programs. The name will be selected at the end of the summer.

We are implementing a table check-out system. At the present time, we have 10 of the 6foot folding tables and know that we need more. These tables will be purchased with Bingo Funds and are available for check out. These tables can be used by ALL committees, clubs, BOD, management, etc. We need your imput to know how many tables are needed. A form will be available for checkout. Tables will be signed out and must be returned clean and undamaged. If the table is damaged there will be a $38 replacement fee will be charged. A cleaning fee of $10 will be charged if returned soiled/stained. The larger 8 foot tables in the Patio Room are not to be removed and are not available for check out. The use of these tables is restricted to Patio Room events only. Anyone who uses these tables needs to make sure that they clean up after use.

Attention Campers

Please, Please, Please be part of the solution to these issues. Get your request in to the Outfitters so you can get on the schedule.

If you have an emergency and need medical assistance, please call : 417-284-7321. State your location and give a brief description of emergency. In case of extreme weather, storm shelters are located in: *Youth Center (pets allowed) *Chapel basement (no pets)

Severe Weather Information: Thunder Storm WarningSirens Sound 3 short blasts. Tornado WarningContinuous Running Sirens

The last evening ride we had was in „07 and we have had many requests for a repeat. We will launch sometime around twilight and come in after the sun goes down! Stay Tuned For More Details! Rental Reservations Reminder to Members and Guests In order to avoid Cancelation charges:

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Your reservation needs to be canceled or Changed 48 hours before your Arrival Date. Cancelation Charges: No Show reservations will be charged for the first night of the reservation.


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Water Aerobics Family Pool Monday-Saturday 9:30AM-10AM Through Labor Day See You at the Big Top!!! Thursday, August 4th

Saturday

Card Bingo

August 6th

6:30PM

Monday, August 8th Craft House Committee Meeting 10AM

15 Games at 25

Adult Bingo

Cents per game

6:30PM

Tuesday, August 9th

$13 to Play all Night

Friday, August 5th Conservation Committee Fish Feeding 7AM

Need 20 players to Play the Progressive Coveral in 59 numbers $50

Line Dancing Lessons 1PM Patio Room

Ranch Riders Club Meeting

School House Committee Meeting

Ranchriders.org

6:30PM

7PM

Club House

Spring Hill Pond

Don‟t Miss the Rodeo Action at 7PM Caulfield, MO Rodeo Arena

“Now Showing” Family Movie Night Big Top

Sunday August 7th

Craft House

At Dusk Popcorn, Soda and other Snacks available at the pool snack shack!

Wednesday August 10th

Chapel Service 10AM

Pool Tables Available in The Club House

Make Potato Jewelry Pokeno 6:30PM-9PM Patio Room Bring Pennies


Hidden Treasure Stashed at Geo Stash Coordinates C9R Did you ever play hide and seek or participate in a scavenger hunt? If you enjoyed either of these activities you should try GeoStashing! All you have to have is a GPS that will let you input coordinates and you can play. Imagine the fun of riding the trails of Cloud 9 Ranch while looking for hidden treasures. Well maybe not actual treasures but they are hidden. Please visit www.kroutonline.com and check out the links. Check out the link to the coordinates and click on a camera icon to see pictures from cameras left in GeoStashs. There have been many new pictures posted since June. If you find a GeoStash please sign the log book so we will know you have visited. If you see a “Treasure” in the GeoStash that you are welcome to take it. All we ask is you leave something in its place so the next person has something to find. Most of the GeoStashs don’t have cameras in them right now. If you enjoy looking at the pictures feel free to put a disposable camera in a GeoStash. When it is full someone will get it developed and post the pictures for everyone to see. Don’t miss out on the fun, dust off that GPS and find some GeoStashs!

School House News Flags Wanted

Ranch Riders Club News The RRC will sponsor an evening poker run Labor Day weekend. We are still working on the details, so stay tuned for updates !

A flag burning will be held Memorial After the Poker Run, the RRC will be raffling off the weekend in 2012. The School House SUPER DELUXE, stainless steel, propane Tailgator Committee is requesting donations of old American flags for this ceremony. No small Grill from Bass Pro & Checkered Flag outdoor mat. flags please. These may be brought to the Tickets are still available for the 50/50 and the School House on Saturdays or Sundays from drawing for that lucky winner will be held after the 2PM to 4PM. They may also be given to Poker Run on Columbus Day Weekend Ed Horton, Doris Hutto, Deb Dantin, or Deb Johnston. On Another Note: Got any Loose Screws? The School House is open Saturday and Sunday from 2PM –4PM for tours. Watch The RRC is accepting donations for any material and for the Open/Close sign on our main sign. hardware items. Screws, nails, bolts, tools, etc. Time to clean out that garage and

Please Be Safe When You Are Out Riding On The Trails!

help the RRC for future projects!


Craft House News

Back in the Day Photo Contest

The Craft House will be having a craft class to build butterfly sun catchers. This class will be A recent discovery was made while cleaning out one of the storage facilities on Cloud 9 Ranch. on August 3rd. The cost is $3. What was the discovery? A piece of Cloud 9 Class Space is Limited History! A brochure of Cloud 9 Ranch from the early days that reflects the simple pleasures of Sign Up Early Are you looking for a fun and interesting way to Cloud 9 Ranch. The title of the brochure is beat the heat this summer? Why not make the “How to become a Camper and Love Every Minute of it!” A date was not printed in the most of the “Dog Days of Summer”? Craft classes held inside the craft house are a great way brochure however, the signs of the times are present. Under the listing “What‟s Around Us”, to stay cool, meet new friends and relax a little on your vacation. The craft house is bringing in Dog Patch USA is listed as a popular tourist a new class idea on August 10th. Have you ever attraction. Well, Dog Patch USA closed 18 years heard of “Potato Jewelry”? Potato Jewelry is an ago. Which would make the discovery at least that many years old. If you would like to see the inexpensive and easy way to create your own old brochure, you may do so on line. The old jewelry. If you are in search of a fun way for brochure is posted on Cloud Nine your children to make and create gifts, RanchOutfitters on Facebook. Take a few Do not miss this chance to learn how beautiful minutes to discover for yourself some of Cloud Potato Jewelry is crafted. You will be amazed at 9 Ranch‟s history. the styles and rich vibrant colors that can be Now you may be asking yourself “What does achieved from this form of jewelry making. this information have to do with a photo Class Space is Limited contest?” Well the old brochure was inspiring enough to want to learn more about Ranch Book Your Space Today! history. If you have old photos from Cloud 9 Anyone that would like to teach a class can Ranch please submit them to “Cloud 9 Ranch learn more about doing so at the Craft House. Photo Contest”. As the 40 year anniversary approaches, these old

Pick Up Your Copy photos are a great way to remember and restore “The House on the Hill”

the nostalgia of Cloud 9.

Available at the

There is not a better way to bring a bright future to the Ranch than by restoring the positive moments of the past.

Trading Post

Submit Your Old Ranch Photos To:

By James O‟Hern

Cloud 9 Ranch * Outfitters PO Box 50 Caulfield, MO 65626 Please include your name and a description of the photo. The Photos will be posted on the Ranch Facebook page. Want to have a chance to really get dirty? This is it! Cloud 9 Ranch will be holding a Mud Bog on August 27th. This mud bog will be a timed event where participants compete to have the best time going through our 100 foot mud pit! 50/50 on prize money from entry fees, 4 classes to compete, moving start, larger spectator area and improved pit!

If you would like your photo returned to you, please include a self address stamped envelope. There will be a pair of Jim Stafford tickets given away to the over all best photo.


We Are On the Web! www.cloud9ranch.com HOURS OF OPEN FACILITIES: YOUTH CENTER Sunday –Wednesday 1PM-9PM Thursday-Saturday 9AM-10PM Chapel Sunday Services

10AM

Accounting Office Monday – Friday

8AM-4PM

Closed on Saturday and Sunday Trading Post Sunday - Thursday

8AM-8PM

Friday & Saturday

8AM-10PM

Gas Station Open Everyday

8AM-8PM

Restaurant Hours CLOUD 9 RESTAURANT IS SMOKE-FREE Sunday-Thursday Friday-Saturday

7AM– 8PM 7AM– 10PM

Restaurant is Now Serving Pizza ! Swimming Pool Activities Monday-Saturday Water Aerobics Family Pool 9:30AM-10AM Swimming Pool Hours Sunday-Thursday 10:30AM-10PM Friday-Saturday 10:30AM-10:30PM Craft House Tuesday-Saturday 1PM-4PM Enjoy Your Stay At Cloud 9 Ranch!

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