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2017 Natural Horsemanship Camps

Day camps for beginning and advanced students

 

Let your child experience the wonderful spirit of the horse and make a hundred lifetime memories at one of our summer camps. Our day camps are not just about riding.  They are comprehensive programs that teach the responsibilities of horse ownership, how to be safe around horses and how to build a partnership with the horse through leadership; not fear and intimidation.

 

Your child will also learn how horses communicate with each other and how they can use that “language” to “speak to” and understand the horse. It all starts with playing seven games and progresses to riding with a centered seat and proper balance.

 

Your child will also express their love of the horse through innovative art projects that reinforce their learning and help them exercise their creative instincts.

 

Named one of the

"Great Northwest Horse Camps"

by Parent Map Magazine

 

Read what parents are saying...(click here)

 

You have seven camps to choose:

"Horse Crazy" Camp

Ages 5-7

HC I  June 26 - 30  SOLD OUT

HC II July 31 - Aug. 2 SPOTS LEFT

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

This is a half-day camp where youngsters can learn basic safety, care and handling of horses and experience riding in-hand.  They also will express their love of the horse through fun art projects. This camp prepares them for the more challenging all-day camps.

 

Horsemanship & Riding Camps

Ages 7-16

KC I   July 10 - 14 SOLD OUT

KC II  July 17 - 21 2  SPOTS LEFT

KC III August 7 - 11 SOLD OUT 

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

Designed to address the individual needs of beginning and advancing students. Classes split by age groups.

Beginning students learn the foundation for keeping themselves safe around horses and the horsemanship skills that they will use for a lifetime. They also learn the responsibilities of horse ownership and the basics of proper riding technique.  

Advancing students spend the week refining their skills and then get out of the arena, into the round pen, and on to the trails.  This course takes riding and horsemanship skills to the next level and gives an opportunity to enjoy the pleasures of recreational riding. 

 

Wrangler Camp

Ages 8-16

WC I  July 24 - 28 SOLD OUT

WC II August 14 - 18 SOLD OUT

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

This camp is for students who are interested in a more intensive program.  Focus will be on the experience of owning your own horse with daily care responsibilities, perfecting riding technique, riding the trails and advancing their training skills.  Students get their own horse to care for and ride during the week.

 

Camp Staff

Jim Hutchins, Camp Director

 

Tuition:

Register Early

Half-Day Camps                    $275

$100 deposit required per half-day camp

* Deposit is not refundable if spot cannot be filled from wait list

 

All-Day Camp                       $500

$200 deposit required per all-day camp

* Deposit is not refundable if spot cannot be filled from wait list

 

2-Camp Package (All-day camps)     $900   

$200 deposit required per all-day camp

* Deposit is not refundable if spot cannot be filled from wait list

 

 

Scholarships for families needing extra help are available through the non-profit NWNHC Family Fund. Ask us for an application or donate so all kids can enjoy going to horse camp.

 

 

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