Pony Camp

2017 Summer Pony Camps!

We are excited to announce the 2017 Summer Pony Camps are open for sign up!  Please read on for more information on what will be available. Spaces are limited! The first week is already full! Be sure to print an application or brochure and turn in the registration form as soon as possible to save your spot for one of the remaining weeks!

Camp Program

Each day of camp will include grooming and tacking of one of our well-trained ponies or DSC01659-1horses for a one hour mounted lesson. The lessons will work on improving riders’ balance and position as well as coordination with their horses in different riding patterns and exercises. Immediately after their lesson, campers will enjoy a short, relaxing trail ride around the farm.

The remaining camp hours will be filled with both educational and recreational activities. Horse educational topics include presentations from our barn farrier and visiting veterinarians on horse health issues. Other topics taught by our camp counselors include breeds of horses, color and markings, parts of tack and the horse, horse behavior, care and feeding, and horse sense and safety. Recreational activities include daily arts and crafts projects, a variety of games using newly learned horse skills.

kids4natureNEW – Nature 4 Kids!

This year we are excited to offer our new Kids 4 Nature program during each week of camp. This flow-learning system will encourage campers to become stewards of the earth, water, trees, and wildlife at Nottingham Nature Nook. By creating and encouraging passion and respect for nature both the children and the nature they protect will find peace together.

Schedule and Fees

Summer Camp

Camp meets Monday through Friday from 9 am to 3 pm. On Monday morning all children will need to check in between 8:45 and 9:00 am. On Friday afternoon the campers will perform a riding demonstration with a party for family and friends immediately following.genevA

Each session will be limited to 14 students, ages 5 years to 12. The fee for the week is $350. A second week may be attended for $325.

A deposit of $175 is required for each child for each session and must be included with the camp application. We do not accept credit cards as payment, cash or check only please.

Before and after care can be provided for $7.00/hr and must be prepaid at Monday morning check-in. Before care is available from 8 to 9 am Monday through Friday, and after care is available from 3 to 6 pm Monday through Thursday.

Reservations for camp cannot be made online or over the phone at this time. Please return a registration form (printable below) to the barn with your deposit as soon as possible to reserve your spot!

2017 Summer Sessions:

1. June 19-23 – FULL!

6. July 31-August 4

2. June 26-30

7. August 7-11

3. July 10-14

8. August 14-18

4. July 17-21

9. August 21-25

5. July 24-28

 

*Please note, pony camps are only held Monday through Friday on the weeks mentioned above.

Summer Pony Camp Downloadable Documents

2017 Pony Camp Brochure – Full brochure of info shown above.

2017 Pony Camp Application – The application to apply for pony camp.