Horse Camps 2014

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Summer 2014

Give your children an experience they will never forget by enrolling them in Five Star Ranch’s 2014 summer camp program.

2014 Summer Camp Dates & Fees: Camp will be running the weeks of July 7th-11th, July 14th-18th, July 21st-25th, August 11th-15th, August 18th-22nd & August 25th-29th. One week of camp will be $275+HST/camper. Families with 3 or more campers; $200+HST/camper. Discounts will also be applied for families who choose to have their camper attend multiple weeks.

REGISTRATION DETAILS:

Our summer camp runs week by week, and accepts children & pre-teens.

While the program is designed for campers to attend one week at a time, we do ensure that campers can attend consecutive weeks by adapting the program to be progressive so that campers are constantly learning and improving their riding skills.

CAMP AGE GROUPS:

Pee Wee Camp
Ages: 5-7

Introduction, Level One, Level Two
Ages: 8 – 12

 

CAMP ACTIVITIES:

  • Riding Lessons
  • Equipment care
  • First Aid for horse
  • Grooming and Tacking
  • Trail rides for ages 12 and up
  • Vaulting
  • Demonstrations
  • Games
  • Horse Show on last day (Parents are invited to watch)

 

IMPORTANT CAMP INFORMATION FOR PARENTS

Drop Off and Pick-up

Parents are required to stay with their children until attendance is taken (unless early drop off has been pre-arranged). Parents must drop off and pick-up campers at the picnic table.

If it rains,  attendance will be taken at 8:25 am each morning in the barn.

Early drop off / late pick-up can be arranged for a fee.

PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU NOTIFY THE OFFICE AHEAD OF TIME IF SOMEONE OTHER THAN THE USUAL PARENT OR GUARDIAN WILL BE PICKING UP YOUR CHILD!

Please put your child’s name on everything.

We do have a fridge where the children can put their lunches, snacks and drinks.

Make sure you send your child with water.

Required Equipment

  • Riding Helmet (ASTM approved)
  • Boots with 1/2 inch heel
  • Pants
  • Water / Cold drinks
  • Lunch and snacks
  • Running shoes

Helmet Rentals: $25.00 per week per child with a $50.00 damage/security deposit.

Rentals must be pre-arranged and pre-paid. Parents must sign for helmet on the first day of camp.

Helmets must be returned in the same condition!

If the helmet has been damaged the deposit will not be returned at the end of the week.

Note: We recommend the children dress according to the weather.

Children that show up without the proper boots and helmet will not be permitted to ride!

Recommended Equipment

  • Sunscreen
  • Sun hat
  • Shorts
  • Bug spray
  • Ribbons for decorating horses for the Friday show
  • Complete change of clothes

Campers that attend multiple camp sessions generally  spend a minimum of 2 weeks in each level to learn the necessary  skills, and information required for them to progress. The Camp Instructor will advise when the camper is ready for the next level. Certificates are given out. If you are unsure of your level please call the office for assistance.

Prices and Dates may change without notice.

Watch for camp specials!