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Living Waters Ranch In The Fall 
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April 12 Annual Home School Family Day
  - Reservations Required
April TBA FREE Special Touch Day Camp
  - Reservations Required
May 12
Missouri Day Field Trip
  - Reservations Required
May TBA
Spring Fundraising Dinner
  - Silent Auction
May 22 FREE Special Touch Day Camp
  - Reservations Required
Other plans may include a weekend of Gospel/Bluegrass Music and camping, Christmas at the Ranch during the 1st two weekends of December. We would like to partner with different organizations for this event.
Challenge Course Registration form
Directions From North of Osceola on Highway 13:
Turn west (right) on 82 Highway, go to WW and turn south (left), stay on WW (interesting intersection with V, but stay on WW) until you come to gravel road, SE450, turn west (right) go exactly 1 1/2 miles to our driveway (first place on left past the concrete bridge) turn in and drive by the house toward the barn, then on out to the shelter house.

   
Prom-A-Palooza
Our Best 'Palooza Yet!
Tearing Down the Strongholds
Challenge Course for Kindergarten - Sr. Citizens
Pictures and details coming soon on our best 'Palooza yet.

It's also not to early to think about donating your dress after
the prom for next year's Prom-A-Palooza!
 
What would you say are the most important skills children learn today? Reading? Math? Science? While these are essential, there are other abilities just as important abilities like problem solving, cooperation with others, communication, perseverance, and leadership ensure success in the real world, also.

Free outreach (no income guidelines)

2011 Prom-A-Palooza

Would you like to donate?
Our dress inventory is getting really low. Please consider donating any prom dresses that you may have. We are always looking for civic organizations or high school organizations to conduct dress drives to help us give the girls lots of options to choose from. Please contact Joyce Brown, if interested.

Challange Course Our challenge course is appropriate for ages Kindergarten through senior citizens, as most challenges can be adapted to the age and abilities of the participants.  So, not only will children and youth develop these important life skills, but our challenge course is a great way to get young people outside, away from TV and video games and explore/enjoy outdoor activities. Our motto is ‘No Child Left Inside’!



Left: "The Wall"
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Bridge of Hope
Therapeutic Riding Center
Riding Center
Providing Opportunities for Identified 'At-Risk' Youth
Put the yellow ring on the blue pole, next put both arms out and find your balance, now use your reins to make Silverado go to the left of the orange cones” are examples of verbal instructions riders are asked to follow as they participate in the Bridge of Hope Riding Center.

"Learning to approach & groom a horse"
The riding center has recently begun its pilot program with two young boys from Osceola.  Each child rides for an hour then helps to unsaddle Silverado and groom him.  During the riding session, riders are asked to follow directions, stretch their bodies and minds, and in turn learn how to rein the horse, signal the horse when to go and stop, and learn to respect the volunteers and horse involved.
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Who doesn’t love horses? Most kids and adults even if they don’t ride, still love these beautiful creatures!  Horses are perfect for teaching respect, patience, responsibility, and developing a sense of self-confidence.  volunteer training started in in March of 08 and continued through May.

The riding center is focusing on providing opportunities for identified ‘at-risk’ youth to develop job and life skills through a natural horsemanship environment.
 
   
   
Missouri Day
Celebrate Life in Missouri in the 1800’s
Christmas From the Heart
Children's Workshop
Fishing with cane poles, fire starting with flint and steel, a nature hike to a bluff overlooking a natural spring, making rag dolls, homemade ice cream, fresh squeezed lemonade and other old time activities are in store for students who participate in Missouri Day Field Trips. Ideal for 4th graders who have spent the year studying Missouri history, but appropriate for 3rd-5th grade. Overnight Church Camp experience for those children who may not have the opportunity to attend a regular camp. Designed for 2nd grade up through high school, separate camps are held for boys and girls and grades 2-5 camps are held separate from grades 6-9. Grades 10-12 are also held on different days. Dates for the year have not been set yet. Check back to this website in late May for this summer’s schedule. Price for each camper is $25, but scholarships are available if requested.
 Jeremiah Camp
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Fall Festival
Annual Fall Festival held on the
3rd weekend of September each year
Christmas From the Heart
Children's Workshop
Fishing, Zip Line, Duck Races, Hay Ride, Pony Rides, Face Painting, Games, Bounce House, Slingshot, Giant Slide, BB Guns, Archery, Hawk Throwing, Petting Zoo, Giant Slide, Special Music, and MORE Living Waters Foundation is is excited to be extending this outreach ministry to Lowry City for the second year!  Osceola and Lowry City children in their respective communities are invited to Christmas From the Heart to make Christmas gifts for their family members.  Everyone has fun making gifts for the special people in their lives!
Christmas From The Heart
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