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The Double H Ranch, co-founded by Charles R. Wood and Paul Newman, provides specialized programs
and year-round support for children and their families dealing with life-threatening illnesses.
All programs are FREE of charge and capture the magic of the Adirondacks.

Sponsor a Camper

givecamp_blackSponsoring a Double H camper at any of our sponsorship levels – whether it’s for a morning, day, or week – makes a world of difference for both the child and their parents. Each summer at the Double H Ranch, close to 900 children dealing with life-threatening illness enjoy a carefree summer camp experience in the Adirondacks free of charge. Your gift makes it possible for us to create memorable camping experiences that are exciting, fun and empowering. Give the Gift of Camp today!


Camp Challenge Ride and 5k Trail Run

IMG_5535Challenge yourself while making a difference in the life of a child! Run or ride for ‘Health and Happiness’ in the 6th Annual Camp Challenge Ride and 5k Trail Run. Choose from a 30 Mile or 62 Mile route and cycle through the beautiful Adirondacks, or run/walk the 5k Trail Run at Double H. Whether you are a casual rider or a seasoned cyclist, walker or runner – all levels are welcome. Learn more about the Camp Challenge and register online today!


Ragnar Relay Adirondacks


Experience an Adirondack adventure of a lifetime by running with Double H Ranch and earn a free team entry to the 2015 Ragnar Relay AdirondacksYour support will help Double H Ranch provide programs and year-round support for children and their families living with serious illnesses, completely free of charge! As you make your journey along the 200-mile relay from Saratoga Springs to Lake Placid, this Adirondack experience will include late nights, crazy costumes, unforgettable stories, silly jokes, and conquering challenges together with friends – just like at camp. Learn how you can be part of the magic by joining Team Double H!

Summer Camper Application


The 2015 Summer Camper and Sibling Program applications are now available! From June until the end of August, the Double H Ranch offers children, ages 6-16 during regular session and ages 17-21 during the alumni session, dealing with critical or life-threatening illnesses the chance to experience the magic of the Adirondacks. Each session lasts 6 days and accommodates approximately 126 campers with a camper to staff ratio of 2:1. Our medical facility allows us to provide a physically safe camp experience for all children. Learn more about our summer program and begin your child’s application today!

Camp News

Price Chopper Pin-Up Program
Every dollar truly makes a difference in the life of a child living with a life-threatening illness. During the month of July, you can make a $1 dollar donation to the Double H Ranch by purchasing a pin-up during checkout at Price Chopper Supermarkets!

The Health and Happiness Herald
Winter 2014-2015

2015 Camp Program Calendar