First camp begins June 24, 2013 ($50 discount applied for attending multiple camps)
Summer Horse Camp 2013 Brochure - Download here
Equine Escapes is excited to offer Summer Horse Camp 2013! We are targeting ages 6-14, but may take other ages depending on the group dynamics and information provided on the Camper Intake Form.Please contact us if you have a child outside of the 6-14 range that you think would be a good fit for our camp programs!
We are conveniently located in Issaquah, 20 minutes from Seattle and 5 minutes from I-90.
Equine Escapes Horse Camp is a Day Camp, centered around the care and feel for the horse, as well as horsemanship, riding lessons and horseback games.Our Adventurers Campers can expect to spend a bit of time exploring the trails at local parks.The Adventurers II Campers will be on the trails EVERY DAY and may even get to go swimming with the horses!Additionally, our campers will learn about wildlife and nature on our 20 acres ranch and put their newly learned knowledge to work with different activities. For the hot summer days, your child may have the opportunity to go for a dip in our pool or hang out with all of our farm critters in the shade!
General Information Days & Hours - Monday through Friday, 9:00am – 4:00pm.
We also offer early drop off from 8:00 am and late pick up until 5:00pm for $25 per day. (Please note that they may not be doing horse related activities during the extended hours.)
Transportation: We do not offer transportation. Children will be released to a non-family member ONLY with written permission from a parent or guardian.
Lunch: Campers should bring a lunch bag and snacks. Water will provided throughout the day but it is recommended that your child bring something that they will definitely drink. On Friday, we host a cowboy/cowgirl cookout for lunch.
Overnights: Campers are welcome to join us for an overnight on Thursday! The cost is $75 per night and includes a cowboy cookout dinner and breakfast and fun camping activities. Campers should bring a sleeping bag, change of clothes and appropriate hygiene items. Campers will have the option to sleep in a tent or the authentic tipi.
Equipment: We provide the riding helmet at no charge. Campers should wear long pants and boots with a small heel. Please send your child with a change of clothes for the afternoon, including sneakers and clothes that may get dirty during barn and other activities.
~ Explorers (Age 6-12) – $475 ~ Adventurers (Age 8-14) - $525 ~ Adventurers II(Age 8-14) - $600
Terms: Reserve your space with a registration fee of $100 (non-refundable) for each week of camp you’re attending. The final balance is due one month prior to the start camp date.
Discounts: Sibling discounts are offered at the rate of 5% for the first additional sibling; 10% for a second additional sibling. $50 Off each additional attended camp
Our Program Equine Escapes Summer Horse Camp is the perfect opportunity for your child to learn about horses, connect to horses and nature, develop horsemanship and riding skills, learn about nature & wildlife, make new friends and have fun! Our camps include many different activities to ensure every child has a safe, fun and informative camp experience. Note that the Adventurers Camp will have more emphasis on horsemanship skills, trail riding, horse games and nature explorations. The Adventurers II Camp will include trail riding EVERY day after their riding skills are accessed.
Your child’s typical activities include:
- Basic horse care (grooming, tack, cleaning, feeding)
- Horsemanship (ground work and communication w/horse)
- Riding lessons
- Games on horseback
- Arts & Crafts activities
- Wildlife & Nature exploration
- Nature games
- Nature walks
- Playtime with farm animals (chickens, goats, pigs, ducks, bunny)
- Team Challenge Games
- Trail Riding(Adventurers Camp)
Explorers (Age 6-12)
- June 24-28, 2013
- July 8-12, 2013
- Aug 5-9, 2013
Adventurers I (Age 8-14)
- July 15-19, 2013 (FULL)
- Aug 12-16, 2013
Adventurers II (Age 8-14) **Prerequisite - Adventurers I Camp 2013
- July 22-26, 2013
- Aug 19-23, 2013
(We must receive these via email or post mail at least 1 week prior to the camp start date.)