Summer Horse & Farm Camp

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Summer Horse & Farm Camp

Thank you to The Philadelphia Inquirer for naming us the coolest summer camp in the state of Louisiana!    Summer Camps 2021 are FULL.  Please go to our Holiday camps page for information about our other camps during...Read more
The Philadelphia Inquirer
Thank you to The Philadelphia Inquirer for naming us the coolest summer camp in the state of Louisiana!

 

 Summer Camps 2021 are FULL

Please go to our Holiday camps page for information about our other camps during the school year and holidays!  We also have riding lessons, arena and trail rides, too!

HOPE TO SEE YOU AT THE BARN!!!

AVAILABILITY - 
Session I - Young Girls  Beginner Camp (half day camp)  FULL
Session II ....................FULL
Session III .................. FULL
Session IV....................FULL
Session V ....................FULL

 

2021 SUMMER HORSE & FARM CAMP SCHEDULE

SESSION I — YOUNG GIRLS BEGINNER CAMP (half-day camp)

Ages 6 to 9 (Limited to six (6) girls)
Tuesday, June 1st to Friday, June 4th, 2021
9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
**Orientation begins at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday

BEFORE & AFTERCARE AVAILABLE ($20 per hour)

 

This session is designed for very beginner girls who love horses, but who have never had the opportunity to be around them, or who have attended our camps in the past but are not ready for the next level of horsemanship. In this session, we will teach the girls basic western riding, how to groom and saddle a horse, and how to perfect their seat and balance.

Also included: horse arena games with Grab Bag rewards, participating in horse/farm-related activities, Arts & Crafts, swimming, A riding program will take place at 11:00 a.m., on Friday. Lunch and refreshments are provided by Splendor Farms and a tour of the farm is offered by the camper and her counselor.


The registration fee is $100.00, which goes towards equine insurance. Tuition is $245.00. Camper Registration Form and $100.00 fee are required to register for this session. Tuition and all remaining forms are due May 1st, 2021.


SESSION II — ALL LEVELS – DAY CAMP

Ages 9 and up (Limited to eight (8) girls)
Monday, June 7th to Friday, June 11th, 2021
9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
**Orientation begins at 9:00 a.m. on Monday

BEFORE & AFTERCARE AVAILABLE ($15 per hour)


In this session, we will teach the girls basic western riding and horsemanship and groom, saddle, and walk/trot in the arena and lope on a lunge line to perfect their seat and balance. They will play horse arena games and participate in Arts & Crafts and enjoy cooking, gardening, and swimming, plus have access to the Petting Farm and Kennel for veterinarian work.

A guest speaker will come during the week to discuss one of any of the following topics: Horse nutrition, hoof care, teeth care, show dog grooming, or master gardening.

On Friday, the rodeo will begin at 11:00 a.m. Girls may compete in all or some of the following: Barrel Racing, Pole Bending, Texas Barrels, Quads, and western pleasure patterns on horseback. (rodeo program varies). Ribbon awards presentation after the rodeo. Lunch and refreshments are provided by Splendor Farms and a tour of the farm is offered by the camper.


The registration fee is $100.00, which goes towards equine insurance. Tuition is $445.00. Camper Registration Form and $100.00 fee are required to register for this session. Tuition and all remaining forms are due May 1st, 2021.
SESSION III — OVERNIGHT – INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED

Ages 12 and Up (Limited to six (6) girls)
Monday, June 14th to Friday, June 18th, 2021
**Orientation begins at 9:00 a.m. on Monday


In this session we expect the girls to know how to catch up, groom, and saddle their own horse and the basic schooling patterns with walk/trot/lope warm-ups with minimum instruction. They will play horse arena games and participate in Arts & Crafts and enjoy cooking, gardening, fishing, and swimming, plus have access to the Petting Farm and Kennel for veterinarian work.

A guest speaker will come during the week to discuss one of any of the following topics: Horse nutrition, hoof care, teeth care, show dog grooming, or master gardening. 

On Friday, the rodeo will begin at 11:00 a.m. Girls may compete in all or some of the following: Barrel Racing, Pole Bending, Texas Barrels, Quads, patterns, and gate opening and closing on horseback (rodeo program varies). Ribbon awards presentation after the rodeo. Lunch and refreshments are provided by Splendor Farms and a tour of the farm is offered by the camper.


The registration fee is $100.00, which goes towards equine and field trip insurance. Tuition is $825.00. Camper Registration Form and $100.00 fee are required to register for this session. Tuition and all remaining forms are due May 1st, 2021.

SESSION IV — DAY CAMP - ALL LEVELS

All Ages 8 and up (limited to 8 girls)
Monday, June 21st to Friday, June 25th, 2021
9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Orientation begins at 9:00 a.m. on Monday

BEFORE & AFTERCARE AVAILABLE ($15 per hour)


In this session, we will teach the girls basic western riding and horsemanship and groom, saddle, and walk/trot in the arena and lope on a lunge line to perfect their seat and balance. They will play horse arena games and participate in Arts & Crafts and enjoy cooking, gardening, fishing, and swimming, plus have access to the Petting Farm and Kennel for veterinarian work.

A guest speaker will come during the week to discuss one of any of the following topics: Horse nutrition, hoof care, teeth care, show dog grooming, or master gardening.

On Friday, the rodeo will begin at 11:00 a.m. Girls may compete in all or some of the following: Barrel Racing, Pole Bending, Texas Barrels, Quads, patterns, and gate opening and closing on horseback (rodeo program varies). Ribbon awards presentation after the rodeo. Lunch and refreshments are provided by Splendor Farms and a tour of the farm is offered by the camper.


The registration fee is $100.00, which goes towards equine insurance. Tuition is $445.00. Camper Registration Form and $100.00 fee are required to register for this session. Tuition and all remaining forms are due May 1st, 2021.

SESSION V —  OVERNIGHT - ALL LEVELS

Ages 11 and up (limited to six (6) girls)

Monday, June 28th to Friday, July 2nd, 2021
**Orientation begins at 9:00 a.m. on Monday


In this session, we will teach the girls basic western riding and horsemanship and groom, saddle, and walk/trot in the arena and lope on a lunge line to perfect their seat and balance. They will play horse arena games and participate in Arts & Crafts and enjoy cooking, gardening, fishing, and swimming, plus have access to the Petting Farm and Kennel for veterinarian work.

A guest speaker will come during the week to discuss one of any of the following topics: Horse nutrition, hoof care, teeth care, show dog grooming, or master gardening.

On Friday, the rodeo will begin at 11:00 a.m. Girls may compete in all or some of the following: Barrel Racing, Pole Bending, Texas Barrels, Quads, patterns and gate opening and closing on horseback (rodeo program varies). Ribbon awards presentation after the rodeo. Lunch and refreshments provided by the farm.


The registration fee is $100.00, which goes towards equine insurance. Tuition is $835.00. Camper Registration Form and $100.00 fee are required to register for this session. Tuition and all remaining forms are due May 1st, 2021.
 

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Please Note: Overnight camps are limited to 6 girls and campers should be mature enough to spend the night away from home.

Orientation begins at 9:00 a.m. on the first day of camp and usually lasts about 30 minutes. Please do not be late. We need to start on time so those who need to get to work/class are not delayed. Before and aftercare is available.

Our camp counselors are some of the best around and each counselor is CPR certified and has many years of camp and equine experience.

SAFETY INFORMATION

This is a must-read as you agree to these terms when you register

We strive to run safe trips. All guests should realize the inherent dangers in horseback riding and other outdoor activities.

They should be in good physical condition. Each camper will need to have a physical and a Permission to Participate signed by the camper's regular physician.  

We ride Western. All of the rides are guided. We do not allow double riding. Campers wear helmets, which we provide. Campers with no experience are welcome!

Please Note: Persons over 250 pounds are not able to be adequately accommodated due to saddle size, their comfort, and the comfort of our horses. We hope you understand that for the safety, comfort, and well being of everyone involved that we cannot allow persons over 250 pounds to ride with us.

Please read our full Horse Riding Rules and Policies Page as you agree to these terms by signing up and it is critical you understand everything and ask questions prior to coming out.