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The New Cowgirl Camp Five Day Intensive Course

May 28, 2018 - June 1, 2018


The New Cowgirl Camp is a five-day intensive camp for forward thinking women age 18 or older who are interested in becoming farmers or ranchers. You will learn new skills and discover a holistic approach to farming, life, and land management.
Your camp leaders for this retreat-style hands-on camp are Sandra Matheson, DVM, and Beth Robinette, MBA, Sustainable Business, of the Roots of Resilience team. Both are life-long ranchers, ranch owners, entrepreneurs, and accredited Holistic Management professionals. Beth, a Millennial, and Sandra, a Baby Boomer, bring generation-spanning perspectives.

The New Cowgirl Camp Curriculum Includes:

  • Basic farm skills, fencing, and facilities
  • Animal husbandry and low-stress animal handling techniques
  • Raising and working with horses
  • Managing your farm or ranch for resilience using Holistic Management
  • Networking and relationship building
  • Farm business management
  • Leadership and creating positive change
  • Monitoring your land

You should sign up if you:

  • Are considering a career in agriculture, but aren’t sure where to start;
  • Have taken ag-related classes, and now want practical experience;
  • Are new to farming or ranching and want to improve your knowledge and skills;
  • Are thinking about a career change to agriculture from another field; or
  • Are just curious about farming or ranching life;

The New Cowgirl Camp is for you.

At The New Cowgirl Camp you’ll learn about ranching heritage and traditions from multi-generation ranchers. And you’ll learn about current, science-based regenerative practices that will put your future farm or ranch business on a sustainable footing.

The 2017 camp was amazing and life changing!



May 28, 2018
June 1, 2018