youth summer camps

This year we will offer two separate summer camps.

🐴 "HORSE" camp for kids aged 9-12 years old. This camp runs Monday-Friday  from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm 

This is a beginner camp focused on  learning the mechanics of riding.  The objective is to learn & practice the "four aids", good leg, hand and seat position as they learn & practice walk, trot, reverse, etc.  We are excited about adding of the concept of horsemanship and groundwork to our camps this year. Our goal is to begin building a solid foundation for kids in these skills. Horse camp will also include learning and participating in daily barn maintenance. ie "chores" as we feel you can't ride horses without taking care of the horses. .

⭐️This camp is geared towards kids age 9-12 years old,

⭐️This camp is open to kids who are 9 years old as of June 1, 2022.

Skills that we will focus on are:

  • Horse Safety
  • Horse ground handling: haltering, leading, tying
  • Proper grooming techniques
  • Tacking & Tack anatomy
  • Horse Anatomy as it applies to grooming, tacking and riding
  • Basic horse feeding, wellness and healthcare
  • Horse bathing
  • Barn Management: Mucking stalls, Cleaning waters
  • Learn & Practice the "four aids" as part of basic riding
  • Learn & Practice proper seat, leg, hand position
  • Begin Learning how to trot
  • Learn & Practice Arena Spacing
  • Learn how to run up stirrups after riding 
  • learn how to clean tack 



Students will progress in their riding skills and become more efficient riders.

We have professional, well-qualified instructors ready to give your child a safe, unique and memorable equestrian learning experience!

Camp Horse Riders - On Horses

🐴 "PONY" camp for kids aged 6-8 years old. This camp runs Wednesday-Friday from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm 

The objective of 'pony' camp is to be an introduction to horses for younger kids  they will learn about horses, how to handle horses and how to prepare the horse for riding. they will also learn the basics of basic horsemanship to begin the process of building a horse/human partnership for the. mutual respect and enjoyment of the rider and the horse. Pony camp will also include learning and participating in daily barn maintenance. ie "chores" as we feel you can't ride horses without taking care of the horses. 

⭐️ This camp is geared towards kids age 6-8 years old with no previous riding experience and will move at a slower pace than horse camp. The instruction will be age appropriate. 

⭐️ This is open to kids who are 6 years old as of  May 1, 2022. 

Skills that we will focus on are: 

  • Horse & Barn Safety
  • Catching a horse with assistance
  • putting on a halter with assistance
  • Leading the horse out of the field
  • tying the horse
  • learn & practice proper grooming
  • learning & practice basic horse safety
  • learn & practice tacking the horse  
  • basic mechanics of getting on and off a horse 
  • how to hold the reins 
  • how to position feet
  • how to start, stop and change direction
  • Barn Management: mucking stalls
  • basic horse anatomy as it applies to grooming 
  • learning horse colors and breeds 



Every Friday campers in both horse and pony camp,  will have an opportunity to show off what they've learned to parents and family.

The Friday Horse Show will run from 9:00-12:00.

After the show we will eat lunch and finish off the week by doing equine inspired crafts.




Registration is OPEN!

PLEASE download the registration form and fill it out in it's entirety.

Registration is on a first come first served basis.  Forms and initial deposits can be mailed or dropped off in person.

* Registration forms (and checks) can be dropped off at the office anytime. Please place check and form in an envelope and place in the camp dropbox. 

* If you wish to register your child for more than one week of camp, please fill out a separate registration form for each week.

* Likewise, if you wish to register more than one child, please fill to a form for each Child. 

*  $200.00  non-refundable deposit due upon registration
*  $30.00 change fee will be applied if you wish to change your registration
Registration Form



May 30, 2022 – August 12, 2022

9:00 am – 2:00 pm


Camp Dates
Available SpotsCamp Full
May 30 – June 33COMPLETED
June 6 – 102COMPLETED
June 13 - 170COMPLETED
June 20 - 240COMPLETED
June 27 – July 10COMPLETED
July 4 – 80COMPLETED
July 11 – 150COMPLETED
July 18 – 220COMPLETED
July 25 – 290COMPLETED
August 1 - 50*FULL*
August 8 – 120*FULL*

PONY  Camp


May 30, 2022 – August 12, 2022

9:00 am – 12:00 pm


Camp DatesAvailable SpotsCamp Full
June 8 – 101COMPLETED
June 15 - 170COMPLETED
June 22 - 242COMPLETED
June 29 – July 14COMPLETED
July 6 – 8Contact Kristin COMPLETED
July 13 – 150Cancelled due to low enrollment
July 20 – 220*FULL*
July 27 – 290*FULL*
August 3 - 50*FULL*
August 10 – 12Contact Kristin

Questions?   please Email  Kristin for more information.


Each child will be given an Academy Stables t-shirt.

Additional shirts are available for $10/each.

We would like campers to wear their shirts on Friday for the horse show and pictures.

What to Bring
  • Preferred attire includes Pants, T-Shirt, Boots or shoes with a heel and hat or baseball cap
  • Water bottle is required for all campers.
  • Lunch for campers is required
  • Sunscreen
  • Snacks are strongly recommended
  • Certified riding helmet (no bike or snow-sport helmets).