Our 2019 Horse Camps are now accepting reservations! Please use the contact form at the bottom of the page for more information or to begin reserving your weeks. Please include the week(s) you are interested in and your child’s riding experience. For most weeks in the summer we have half and full day options.
Our Horse Camps include: Horseback riding, grooming, tacking, safety around horses, other horse-related activities, working with our miniature horses, crafts, and games are all a part of our exciting Horse Camps! Standard Horse Camp is for children ages 7-14, Jumping Camp is for children ages 9-16, Pee Wee Camp is for children ages 4-6, and Special Needs Horse Camp is for children ages 8-15. Scroll down for camp week dates, pricing, and more information.
Track-out Camps and Summer Camps!
If you are interested in signing up for Track-out OR Summer camps please use the contact form at the bottom of the page and let us which week you would like. All Spring and Fall track-out weeks are 1/2 day camps and run from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. For most Summer weeks we have half day (8 a.m. – 12 p.m.) and full day (8 a.m. – 4 p.m.) options.
When our camps are full you can be placed on our waiting list for the week you want – things do change and folks may have to cancel or change camp weeks – so contact us to be placed on the list.
HORSE CAMP WEEKS:
3/18 – 3/22 (3 spots open) 1/2 day ONLY
4/8 – 4/12 (1 spot open) 1/2 day ONLY
4/29 – 5/3 (6 spots open) 1/2 day ONLY
5/20 – 5/24 (9 spots open) 1/2 day ONLY
6/10 – 6/14 Standard Riding Camp (FULL)
6/17 – 6/21 Pee Wee Camp for ages 4-6 (FULL)
6/17 – 6/21 Standard Riding Camp (FULL)
6/24 – 6/28 JUMPING Camp 1/2 day ONLY (1 spot open)
6/24 – 6/28 Standard Riding Camp 1/2 day ONLY (FULL)
7/1 – 7/5 Standard Riding Camp 1/2 day ONLY (FULL)
7/8 – 7/12 Standard Riding Camp (ONE SPOT OPEN)
7/8 – 7/12 Pee Wee Camp for ages 4-6 (FULL)
7/15 – 7/19 Standard Riding Camp (FULL)
7/15 – 7/19 Pee Wee Camp for ages 4-6 (FULL)
7/22 – 7/26 Standard Riding Camp (FULL)
7/22 – 7/26 Pee Wee Camp for ages 4-6 (FULL)
7/29 – 8/2 Standard Riding Camp 1/2 day ONLY (FULL)
7/29 – 8/2 Pee Wee Camp for ages 4-6 (FULL)
8/5 – 8/9 Standard Riding Camp (FULL)
8/5 – 8/9 Pee Wee Camp for ages 4-6 (2 slots open)
8/12 -8/16 Special Needs Camp for ages 8-15 (1 spot open)
8/19 – 8/23 Standard Riding Camp (FULL)
9/16 – 9/20 (6 spots open) 1/2 day ONLY
10/7 – 10/11 (10 spots open) 1/2 day ONLY
10/28 – 11/1 (9 spots open) 1/2 day ONLY
11/11 – 11/15 (10 spots open) 1/2 day ONLY
Campers will ride every day (weather permitting) as well as have activities with our miniature horses, crafts and games. Age limits are 4-6 for Pee Wee Camps, 7-14 for Standard Camps, 8-15 for Special Needs Camp and 9-16 for Jumping Camp.
Prices are as follows:
$200/week – half day (8 am–12 pm) Standard Camp beginner & intermediate riders
$385/week – full day (8 am – 4 pm) Standard beginner and intermediate riders (full day camps will be limited-must have at least 4 full day campers to hold a full day camp week)
$250/week – (8 am – 12 pm) Jumping Camp intermediate and advanced riders
$175/week – (9 am – 12 pm) Special Needs Camp and Pee Wee Camp
Our facility is located in southern Wake County at:
2909 Banks Rd, Raleigh, NC 27603
Please use the contact form at the bottom of the page to reserve your spot – please specify which week you desire and whether your child has had prior riding experience. Classes are limited and they will fill up fast so don’t wait!
A typical camp day (for the standard riding camp) will be as follows (schedule is subject to change):
7:45-8:00 Campers arrive
8:00-8:30 Groom horses and tack up for riding.
8:45-9:30 First group RIDES! Second group does mini horse activities.
9:45-10:30 Second group RIDES! First group does mini horse activities.
10:30-10:45 Cool down and clean up horses – clean and put up tack
10:45-11:00 Break and snack time
11:00-12:00 Crafts, games and learning about horses
12:00-12:15 Half-day Campers go home
12:00-12:30 Full day Campers groom and tack for their second ride of the day
12:30-1:15 Campers RIDE bareback Monday, English Tuesday, Western Wednesday, choice Thursday, Trail Friday
1:15-1:30 Cool down and clean up horses – clean and put up tack
1:50-2:30 Mini horse activities and driving a mini horse
2:30-4:00 Horsey games, trivia, movies and popcorn
On rainy days we do games, arts & crafts and watch horsey movies. On Tuesday and Thursday riders will ride on the trails. On Friday there is fun riding and mini horse competition with ribbons.
Campers are expected to arrive at camp in long pants (jeans, leggings or riding pants) and smooth sole boots with heels (suitable for riding). Campers should expect to get dirty – so they will need to bring a change of clothes, shorts and tennis shoes. Please also bring bug spray and sunscreen as needed.
The cost of camp includes a $50 non-refundable registration fee. The $50 registration fee is due within one week of your reservation due to the high demand for our camps – your spot will not be secure until your deposit is received. The balance is due 30 days before the start of the first day of your selected camp week. Parents of campers must complete and return all forms prior to the camper’s first day. Camper numbers are limited – campers will be accepted on a first come first serve basis – registration and forms can be mailed to 3213 Banks Rd, Raleigh, NC 27603 or you can drop it by the barn in the evenings when a Horses for Hope representative is present. If you should have to cancel your camp week we will refund all but the registration fee up to four weeks before the beginning of the selected camp week.
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