youth summer camps

Summer Camp 2024  

Registration for 2024 Camp is OPEN.  

Mail registration form and check or drop off at Academy Stables Stables. 

Place in the white mail box to the left of the office door. 

Our professional, well-qualified instructors are ready to give your child a safe, unique and memorable equestrian learning experience

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


🐴 "HORSE" camp for kids ages 9-12 years old. 


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, 2023.

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 

🐴 "PONY" camp for kids ages 6-8 years old. 


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 yrs 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  June 1, 2023. 

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 


May 29, 2023 – August 11, 2023

9:00 am – 2:00 pm



Camp Dates
# of CampersSpots left
May 27-May 3182
June 3-June 7100
June 10-June 14100
June 17-June 21100
June 24-June 28103
July 1-July 5Advanced Clinics TBDNo Open Enrollment
July 8-July 12100
July 15-July 19101
July 22- July 26105
July 29-August 2106
August 5-August 9109

PONY  Camp

May 31, 2023 – August 12, 2023

9:00 am – 12:00 pm



Camp Dates# of CampersSpots left
June 5-June 763
June 12- June 1464
June 19-June 2162
June 26-June 2864
July 10-July 1261
July 17-July 1966
July 24-July 2665
July 31-August 266



  • 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 campers will eat lunch and finish off the week by doing equine inspired crafts.
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*  Camp payment of $540.00 due upon registration.

*  $30.00 change fee will be applied if you wish to change your registration
*  registration fees are non refundable 

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PLEASE download the registration form and fill it out in it's entirety.
Registration Form
  • Each child will be given an Academy Stables t-shirt.
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).