The Big Bear Sports Ranch is designed for campers ages 7-17. Their goal is to enhance each campers love for their sport by improving their skills in a "fun-filled" healthy sporting atmosphere. Their high quality instructional programs are run by the finest directors available in their specific sports. Since 1971, over 28,000 summer campers have attended the Big Bear Sports Ranch. Their main goal is to provide programs and an environment that will help all campers build skills, character and friends...for a lifetime. Joe Simonds is a PGA Class A professional from La Quinta who specializes in junior golf. Joe runs the Junior Golf Foundation of the desert and is popular with kids who love his fun filled approach to teaching golf. Joe's approach to teaching is based on total simplicity of mechanics and motion training drills to create the mechanics of the swing. The local Big Bear Golf course accommodates the campers and staff for morning training and afternoon play on the course.