Tuition & Dates"Spectacular place. Changed my life."


Summer 2018

  • 1st Session
  • $5,200.
  • June 20 to July 16
  • 25–30 ranchers
  • 2nd Session
  • $5,200
  • July 17 to August 12
  • 25–30 ranchers
  • Full Summer
  • $8,800
  • June 20 to August 12
  • 25–30 ranchers

The Tuition covers all expenses except for those listed below.

  • The Yellowstone-Teton Caravan: $300.00.
  • The seven-day Challenge Backpack (July 19–26, 2017): $1,600.
  • The Wyoming State Sales Tax and travel from the Billings or Cody airports to the Ranch are covered in the tuition.
  • We suggest that each rancher has $125 in the Canteen Fund to cover miscellaneous expenses such as fishing licenses, laundry, spending money on trips, and other personal purchases. Any unused funds are returned to the parents at the end of the summer. If the account has been overdrawn the ranch bills the parents directly.

To apply for Elk Creek Ranch

Detach the application and complete the applicable portions of the form, indicate your session and optional activity preferences, attach the deposit, and mail to Elk Creek Ranch at the address below. In order to reserve a spot for the Ranch, we need to receive the application and a deposit of $1,000. The deposit will be refunded if you notify us of a change in plans before March 1. Keep the Fact Sheet and Equipment List for your future reference.

A 10% discount will be offered to those signing up prior to January 1.

Mail application and deposit to:

Elk Creek Ranch
PO Box 1476
Cody, WY 82414

Please feel free to contact us with any questions at (307) 587-3902 or .

Online Application

Download Application PDF

Leadership Program 2018

  • 1st Session
  • $5,050
  • June 17 to July 17
  • 2nd Session
  • $5.050
  • July 17 to August 12
  • Full Summer
  • $8,500.
  • June 17 to August 12