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The Place Where Memories Are Made And Adventure Happens.

Since 1946, Rock Springs Ranch has given the kids of Kansas space to grow, space to try and space to succeed. Under an endless sky filled with endless stars generations of families have passed on the legacy of the tallgrass prairie.

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The Flint Hills are a landscape of endless horizons, rolling hills and sculpted plateaus. Filled with beauty and history, they are among the last remaining areas of the tallgrass prairie.

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Adam Fischer

Associate Director for Conferences and Retreats

Adam Fischer is the conference and retreats director at Rock Springs Ranch. He began his role in April 2023.

Adam was raised in the Manhattan, Kansas area and is a graduate of Kansas State University with a degree in Park Management & Conservation. Adam grew up attending Camp Chippewa in Ottawa, Kansas where he also worked in a variety of positions for the past four years including waterfront coordinator and lead counselor.

Adam is passionate about helping people have a better understanding of the natural world, which lead him to pursue his degree and his career in the camping field. Having attended multiple events at Rock Springs Ranch he knew this was the place for him.

Adam looks forward to bringing his love of nature and the joy of camp to everyone who finds their way to RSR!

Interested in making a reservation at Rock Springs Ranch?
Call Adam today at 785-257-3221.

Jared Causby

Project Manager/Operations

Jared grew up in Weaverville, North Carolina before attending NC State University. After graduation he took off to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail and after 192 days he completed his walk from Georgia to Maine.

With his renewed passion for the outdoors he began his camping career at YMCA Camp Hanes in King, NC. There he met his wife, Letha, where they lived and worked for the next 6 years. Jared, Letha, and pets Max and Amos arrived at Rock Springs Ranch in January of 2022 ready for the next challenge and adventure.

With one summer under his belt here at RSR he’s confident this year will be even better than last.

Want to strike up a conversation? Just ask him about his favorite outdoor gear, the Carolina Panthers, or let him know about the next best concert in town.

Letha Causby

Managing Director

Letha was born and raised in Forest City, North Carolina and a graduate of Appalachian State University. She worked at YMCA Camp Hanes in King, North Carolina for nine summers in a variety of roles beginning as a cabin counselor and ending as Senior Program Director.

She has a passion for all things aquatics after participating in competitive swimming while growing up. Letha met her husband, Jared at Camp Hanes and adopted their pets Max and Amos. They moved to Rock Springs Ranch in the beginning of 2022 and began working together as Camp Directors.

Letha is looking forward to seeing all of those familiar faces from last year and looking forward to meeting all the new campers this summer.

Want to strike up a conversation? Ask her what book she is reading, her favorite travel destinations, or give a good food recommendation.

Irving Ramirez Vega

Chef/Food Service Director

Irving was born and raised in Puerto Rico where he found a passion for cooking from spending time with his grandmother. Irving joined the military where he served for many years. During his service, he rediscovered his passion for cooking. After leaving the military, Irving went on to get a degree in Culinary Arts with a specialty in International and Local Cuisine.

With his renewed passion for cooking Irving has worked in many different restaurants. Irving and his wife moved to Kansas in 2016 when he was offered the opportunity to work with one of the best Chefs in the area. Irving joined the Rock Springs Ranch team in 2023. Irving is thrilled to have his own kitchen where he can work with others to speak through his dishes. He can’t wait for you to come try his dishes!

Want to strike up a conversation? Ask him about his mystery box challenges, his childhood in Puerto Rico, or his favorite dish to make.

Brandon Stokesbary

Kitchen Manager

Brandon is originally from Iowa, but spent his high school years in Abilene, Kansas. He is a proud graduate of Abilene High School. After graduating Brandon went on to work many years in Minnesota before moving back to Kansas to be closer to family.

Brandon found a joy for cooking in Minnesota when he got his first restaurant job. Brandon loves that in a kitchen there's always more to learn, which keeps him motivated and engaged. Before joining the Rock Springs Ranch, Brandon was the Executive Chef at the Salina Country Club. Brandon is extremely excited about working at Rock Springs Ranch and creating fantastic experiences for everyone who comes to visit.

Want to strike up a conversation? Ask him what his latest culinary focus is.