We're happy to announce...

Girls Scouts and Camp Young Judaea have chosen

Walnut Hollow Farm for their 2019 camps!

2019 Summer Youth Camp

Make this Summer one to remember! Your child will learn how to ride and care for horses while making some new friends too. They'll get a riding lesson each day, and will participate in horse-related clinics & demonstrations.

Holiday Gift cards are available!

Sign Up for Day Camp

3-Day Camp

5-Day Camp

5-Day Camp

Starts June 24th

Starts August 12th

Starts August 19th

Regular camp price $300 for three days, $500 for five days.

5-day Camp early bird special signup before March 31st $400!

Camp Schedule

9:00-10:00am

  • Arrive and check-in—get instructions for the day

  • Introduction to barn management

  • Clean stalls

  • Leading horses in/out of paddocks

  • Horse health check

 

10:00-11:00am

  • Lectures will cover the following:

 • Horse anatomy

 • Horse care

 • Visits from equine veterinarian, blacksmith, equine dentist, and local equine professionals

 • Equine illnesses – colic, thrush, lyme disease, cuts/wound care and much more!

 • Introduction to show braiding of the horse’s mane and tail

 

 

11:00-12:00pm

  • Riding lesson

  • Introducing grooming and tacking of the horse

 • Mounting and Dismounting

 • Study of horse biomechanics as it affects the horse’s gaits

 • The rider’s position and feel of the horse

 • The aids for the walk, trot, halt, turn and reinback

 • Introduction to cavalletti and jumping

 • Care of Equipment

 

12:00-1:00pm

  • Lunch

 

1:00-2:45pm

  • Swimming & Fun at the lake!!!!

  • Lifeguards on premises

 

3:00pm

  • Parent pick-up at Walnut Hollow Farm

Camp run time is: Mon to Fri 9am-3pm

Early drop-off/late pick-up is available upon arrangement

Participants must bring their own lunch, bathing suits and appropriate barn gear.