Horse camps

Horseback riding and much more!


What better way for the young equestrian in your family to spend a week (or longer) of summer than at one of the horse camps listed below? At a horseback riding camp, your young horse enthusiast will learn about tack, riding and many different aspects of horse care. Read more

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    InterVarsity Circle Square Ranch Grand River   
    Our beautiful location, fun & safe environment, excellent programs, and experienced staff are just a few reasons to choose Circle Square Ranch. We are committed to providing an outstanding summer camp experience.

    Brantford

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 5 to 16
    • Coed, Girls, Boys
    • Day, Overnight
    from $220/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed, Girls, Boys 220 5-16 0 Brantford
    Frontier Trails Camp & Outdoor Education Centre   
    Adventure Begins at Summer camp! Day and overnight programs and many activities including horseback riding,ESL, paintball, archery, whitewater rafting and more. Offering Awesome memories to campers from Ottawa to China.

    Ottawa; Eganville

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $630/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 630 4-16 1 Ottawa, Eganville
    InterVarsity Circle Square Ranch Big Clear Lake   
    Circle Square Ranch is a life changing Christian summer camp for kids and teens ages 6-17. We offer a wide range of activities including horseback riding, water sports and ropes. Your summer adventure starts here!

    Hamilton; Huntsville; Kaladar; Land O' Lakes Tourist Region

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 17
    • Coed, Girls, Boys
    • Overnight, family
    from $399/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight, family Coed, Girls, Boys 399 6-17 2 Hamilton, Huntsville, Kaladar, Land O' Lakes Tourist Region
    Ranch Massawippi   
    A very unique camp since we are specialized as a horseback riding camp and we offer a variety of outdoor activities at the same time. Our 40 ponies and school horses makes us since 55 years a well renown camp in Quebec

    Roxton Pond

    Sport: Horseback Riding/Equestrian

    • Ages 7 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $830/week
    Day, Overnight Coed 830 7-16 3 Roxton Pond
    Forrestel Riding Camp   
    Premier riding camp located 35 miles east of Niagara falls NY, limited to 52 girls per session. Forrestel offers one, two and four week sessions. Family owned and operated since 1980. Located on a beautiful 800 acre farm

    New York

    Sport: Horseback Riding/Equestrian

    • Ages 7 to 17
    • Girls
    • Day, Overnight
    from $1,300/session
    Day, Overnight Girls 1300 7-17 4 New York
    Ajax Riding Academy   
    The Ajax Riding Academy offers camps for Christmas, March Break, and Summer. In each camp, camper's riding ability will be assessed and then riding groups of five or less and of similar age group and level are formed.

    Ajax

    Sport: Horseback Riding/Equestrian

    • Ages 4 to 100
    • Coed
    • Day, Program, family
    from $200/week
    Day, Program, family Coed 200 4-100 5 Ajax
    Whitchurch Riding Academy   
    Specializing in English horseback riding for beginners to advanced, our camp promotes a positive, hands-on learning experience. Daily busing from Toronto & York Region (5 stops). Email for tour, or visit our Open House!

    Newmarket; Bridle Path, Toronto; Markham

    Sport: Horseback Riding/Equestrian

    • Ages 6 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $349/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 349 6-16 6 Newmarket, Bridle Path, Toronto, Markham
    Teen Ranch   
    An hour from the GTA, a traditional, Christian summer camp & year round retreat facility, specializing in developing youth through horse, hockey, adventure, bmx, soccer, figure skate, beach volleyball, WHAM & day camps.

    Caledon

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 5 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $320/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 320 5-18 7 Caledon
    Saddlewood Riding Camp   
    Celebrating 50 years in 2018! A horseback riding camp for girls, located northeast of Toronto. Each camper has their own horse to ride in two lessons per day (English), daily horse care and stable management.

    Peterborough Area

    Sport: Horseback Riding/Equestrian

    • Ages 6 to 16
    • Girls
    • Overnight
    from $2,200/2 weeks
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Girls 2200 6-16 8 Peterborough Area
    Kemur Equestrian Girls Camp   
    For horse crazy girls ages 6-14. Swimming, skits, crafts and campfires.

    Cambridge

    Sport: Horseback Riding/Equestrian

    • Ages 6 to 14
    • Girls
    • Overnight
    from $1,150/week
    Overnight Girls 1150 6-14 9 Cambridge
    Harrogate Hills Riding School and Summer Camp   
    A summer camp tradition for horse crazy kids specializing in fun and horses for over 30 years. Our confidence in the ability of horses to empower young people has never wavered and we love sharing our passion.

    Newmarket

    Sport: Horseback Riding/Equestrian

    • Ages 6 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $390/session
    Day Coed 390 6-16 10 Newmarket
    Sans Souci Riding Centre INC.   
    A specialized co-ed summer camp for children who are passionate about horses and the sport of English riding. Located in Québec, offering a bilingual experience. Awarded the CCA Award of Excellence in 2014.

    Ste. Clotilde

    Sport: Horseback Riding/Equestrian

    • Ages 8 to 17
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $985/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 985 8-17 11 Ste. Clotilde
    Stonewood Equestrian Riding Academy   
    A fun horseback riding camp in a beautiful state of the art riding facility. Other games, sports, crafts and activities galore after spending hours in the saddle.

    Pickering

    Sport: Horseback Riding/Equestrian

    • Ages 6 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $325/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Program Coed 325 6-16 12 Pickering
    Glen Bernard Camp   
    A traditional overnight summer camp for girls offering wilderness adventure, horseback riding, sailing, swimming and lifesaving, arts and many other activities!

    Huntsville

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 16
    • Girls
    • Overnight
    from $1,160/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Girls 1160 4-16 13 Huntsville
    Magical Horses Summer Camp for Kids & Teens   
    A small low ratio horse camp, set on a farm in the Ottawa Valley that will nurture your child’s interests. With a natural and holistic approach we can be flexible to your child’s special requirements and personality.

    Eganville

    Sport: Horseback Riding/Equestrian

    • Ages 9 to 14
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight, Program, family
    from $990/session
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight, Program, family Coed 990 9-14 14 Eganville
    Camp Cherith - Ontario   
    This Christian camp includes focuses on theatre arts, horseback riding, canoe tripping and more, situated in the heart of Grey-Bruce in south central Ontario.

    Southern Bruce County

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 16
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $479/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 479 6-16 15 Southern Bruce County
    Winning Techniques Camp   
    Specialty programs - Figure Skating, Dance, Hockey, Horseback Riding, Intense Water Sports and Leadership. Train for 1/2 the day and then participate in camp activities such as: water sports, kayaking, archery and more.

    Huntsville

    Sport: Figure skating

    • Ages 5 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $379/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 379 5-17 16 Huntsville
    YMCA Cedar Glen   
    Give your child an experience they will never forget! YMCA Cedar Glen is an outdoor day camp just north of Toronto in King Township. Located on 263 acres, all programs are supervised by highly trained YMCA staff.

    King

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $220/session
    Day Coed 220 4-16 17 King
    InterVarsity Circle Square Ranch Wolf Creek   
    To encourage young lives to grow spiritually, mentally, socially, and physically in an exciting, fun filled western adventure. Start your summer adventure with Wolf Creek Circle Square Ranch!

    Regina

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 21
    • Coed, Girls, Boys
    • Overnight
    from $305/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed, Girls, Boys 305 6-21 18 Regina
    Sunnybrook Stables Riding Camp   
    This horseback riding stable offers Summer Camp, Holiday and March Break programs where campers get twice daily riding lessons.

    Don Mills, Toronto; Liberty Village, Toronto

    Sport: Horseback Riding/Equestrian

    • Ages 9 to 15
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $1,695/2 weeks
    Day Coed 1695 9-15 19 Don Mills, Toronto, Liberty Village, Toronto
    InterVarsity Pioneer Camp Alberta   
    Pioneer Camp Alberta is a Christian summer camp with two beautiful locations in Alberta. Get ready for exploration, adventure,creation, challenge, growth, skill development, and of course, fun!

    Rocky Mountain House; Sundre

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 5 to 19
    • Coed, Girls, Boys
    • Day, Overnight
    from $249/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed, Girls, Boys 249 5-19 20 Rocky Mountain House, Sundre


    Camps offering horseback riding as an activity
    Arrowhead Camp   
    A summer camp in the Muskokas with a ratio of 1:3 counselors to campers. A variety of camp programs including: swimming, waterskiing, sailing, mountain biking, kayaking, arts and more.

    Dwight

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $850/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 850 6-16 0 Dwight
    Onondaga Camp   
    For more than 98 years Onondaga Camp has provided an inclusive environment where young people can play, explore, achieve and grow. Offering over 30 different activities, there is something for everyone!

    Minden

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 16
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $1,200/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 1200 6-16 1 Minden
    InterVarsity Circle Square Ranch Halkirk   
    Circle Square Ranch is a children's summer camp providing adventure filled camp experiences. One of nine Inter-Varsity Camps across Canada, our programs include horsemanship, climbing, biking, swimming and so much more!

    Halkirk

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 17
    • Coed, Girls, Boys
    • Overnight
    from $410/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed, Girls, Boys 410 6-17 2 Halkirk
    Camp Muskoka   
    Boost your camper's self-confidence in a fun, safe & supportive community. Great staff, delicious food, comfy modern lodging and a variety of over 50 activities to choose from!

    Bracebridge

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 16
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $995/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 995 6-16 3 Bracebridge
    Camp Mini-Yo-We   
    Camp Mini-Yo-We is a traditional, Christian overnight camp offering amazing activities, innovative programs, dedicated staff and a safe place for campers to stretch and grow.

    Huntsville

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 5 to 17
    • Coed, Girls, Boys
    • Day, Overnight
    from $675/week
    Day, Overnight Coed, Girls, Boys 675 5-17 4 Huntsville
    Adventure Valley   
    Summer day camp for Toronto kids yearning for outdoor adventure. Sports activities include soccer, tennis, swimming and a variety of other outdoor activities.

    Throughout Greater Toronto Area

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 15
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $325/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 325 4-15 5 Throughout Greater Toronto Area
    YMCA Summer Day Camps   
    YMCAGTA operates 46 Day Camps across the GTA. With over 60 programs, we are sure to have a program that meets the interests of your child! Busing & extended hours are available at many of our locations!

    St James Town, Toronto; Oshawa; Roncesvalles Village, Toronto; Toronto Islands, Toronto; Pickering

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $235/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 235 4-16 6 St James Town, Toronto, Oshawa, Roncesvalles Village, Toronto, Toronto Islands, Toronto, Pickering
    Camp Arowhon   
    A traditional co-ed summer camp in the heart of Algonquin Park where kids build confidence by learning skills. Over 18 activities to choose from daily, from horseback riding to windsurfing to arts and crafts.

    Algonquin Park

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 7 to 16
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $1,200/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 1200 7-16 7 Algonquin Park
    Camp Crossroads   
    Muskoka kids and family camp focused on quality Christian teaching along with all the fun of outdoor recreation in the summer.

    Gravenhurst

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 8 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight, family
    from $540/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight, family Coed 540 8-17 8 Gravenhurst
    Niagara Christian Collegiate   
    Give your child a fun-filled learning adventure at any of NCC's Summer Camps. Or get a head start on your studies during our August Credit Program!

    Fort Erie

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 11 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $3,550/session
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 3550 11-18 9 Fort Erie
    Rocky Ridge Ranch   
    This Christian camp has horseback riding, archery, swimming, hockey, cooperative games and more, and boasts 3rd generation campers. Kids have been raving about the wonderful family-style meals for over 47 years.

    Milton

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 5 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $625/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 625 5-17 10 Milton
    Bishop's College School Summer Language Camp   
    Offers many sports summer camp activities along with ESL and FSL integration. Activities include golf, horseback riding and much more.

    Sherbrooke

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 11 to 16
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $4,200/month
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 4200 11-16 11 Sherbrooke
    Camp Bil-O-Wood   
    A traditional, outdoor, athletic, & life skills camp for kids 7 - 17. Exceptional camping & canoeing. Over 30 sports & activities for kids from Canada, US, & Europe; family operated for 71 yrs. An awesome experience!

    Blind River

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 7 to 17
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $850/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 850 7-17 12 Blind River
    Venture Academy Summer Program for Troubled Teens   
    Supportive & therapeutic environment for struggling students. Assessment, educational support, life skills and outdoor activities. Earn school credit, acquire skills & stay safe!

    Kelowna; Barrie; Red Deer

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 13 to 18
    • Girls, Boys
    • Day, Overnight
    Cost Varies
    Day, Overnight Girls, Boys 0 13-18 13 Kelowna, Barrie, Red Deer
    The Taylor Statten Camps   
    Camp Ahmek and Camp Wapomeo offer a balance of canoe tripping and programming. Activities include swimming, canoeing, arts & crafts, horseback riding, sailing and more. Canoe trips range in length from 2 to 50 days.

    Algonquin Park

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 16
    • Girls, Boys
    • Overnight
    from $795/session
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Girls, Boys 795 6-16 14 Algonquin Park
    Camp Med-O-Lark   
    A Co-ed Arts Camp situated on a pristine lake. We offer an all-elective program where campers create their own schedule from a wide array of activities such as Performing Arts, Fine Arts, Circus, Photography & much more.

    Maine

    Art (multi)

    • Ages 8 to 16
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $3,400/2 weeks
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 3400 8-16 15 Maine
    Lovell International Camps   
    Canadian run camp in the Swiss Alps. Offering a host of sports and activities including: Language, Skiing, Tennis, Golf, Horse Riding, Hiking, Mountain Biking, River Rafting, Cultural Excursions & Overnight Expeditions.

    International

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $800/session
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 800 6-18 16 International
    Windridge Tennis & Sports Camps   
    Located in Vermont’s Green Mountains, Windridge Tennis and Sports Camps stand unique among camps in that we incorporate sports-specialty camps within the traditional framework of a rural New England camp setting.

    Vermont

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 7 to 15
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $1,575/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 1575 7-15 17 Vermont
    YMCA of Simcoe Muskoka   
    A variety of values based camp programs offered through our day, family, leadership and overnight camps throughout the Simcoe Muskoka region

    Orillia; Midland

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight, family
    from $175/week
    Day, Overnight, family Coed 175 6-17 18 Orillia, Midland
    Camp Frenda   
    Summer camp in the heart of Muskoka. Activities include horseback riding, rock climbing, water skiing, rocketry, archery, and many others.

    Port Carling

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 8 to 16
    • Coed
    • Overnight, family
    from $540/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight, family Coed 540 8-16 19 Port Carling
    First Equestrian Horse Ranch   
    Summer days filled with horses and friends. The ultimate unplug and recharge. Traditional cowboy experiences.

    Quesnel

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 1 to 99
    • Coed, Girls, Boys
    • Day, Overnight, Program, family
    from $300/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight, Program, family Coed, Girls, Boys 300 1-99 20 Quesnel
    Cedar Ridge Camp   
    Cedar Ridge Camp is a wonderful place where campers have the opportunity to get outside and active

    Bancroft

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 7 to 16
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $890/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 890 7-16 21 Bancroft
    Camp North Star   
    A co-ed overnight camp on 200 acres in Poland, Maine. Campers enjoy an elective program with 100+ choices that focuses on instruction and skill development in Arts, Athletics, Enrichment, Outdoors and Waterfront.

    Maine

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 7 to 17
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $3,100/session
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 3100 7-17 22 Maine
    Rivers Edge Camping Association   
    A year-round group rental facility and traditional summer bible camp with good food, great people, and activities galore!

    Water Valley

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 85
    • Coed
    • Overnight, family
    from $395/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight, family Coed 395 4-85 23 Water Valley
    Earth Studies   
    Award winning school in sustainability and environmental practices. Owned and operated by the Cushing family. A traditional all-season campus with the highest quality animal husbandry, nature connection, and much more...

    Ladysmith

    Adventure: Wilderness Skills

    • Ages 9 to 22
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight, family
    from $750/session
    Day, Overnight, family Coed 750 9-22 24 Ladysmith
    Canadian International Music Camp Inc   
    Why choose CIMC: We offer best food ,small groups, personal approach to each camper, best location best selection of excursions and most importantly it's run by family.

    New Ross

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 7 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $1,295/week
    Day, Overnight Coed 1295 7-16 25 New Ross
    Camp Mère Clarac   
    Located on the banks of Rivière Ouareau, we have a magnificent site of 115 acres of land with unique and safe facilities, making it one of the most beautiful camp sites in Quebec.

    Saint-Donat

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $444/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 444 4-16 26 Saint-Donat
    Camp Pillsbury   
    A coed overnight camp with over 100 activities, including circus arts, musical theater, sports, dance, technology, horseback riding, water sports, extreme sports, gymnastics, archery, role playing games, and much more.

    Minnesota

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $349/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 349 6-17 27 Minnesota
    Ponacka   
    Ponacka boys say camp is "home away from home". A strong emphasis on individual growth in the context of having the most fun ever, learning skills, developing lifelong friendships and great food. What could be better?

    Bancroft

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 7 to 15
    • Boys
    • Overnight
    from $2,050/2 weeks
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Boys 2050 7-15 28 Bancroft
    Wilvaken   
    Bilingual (Fr/En), traditional summer camp offering water and land sports, such as sailing, water-skiing, archery, horseback riding, and hiking/canoeing out trips. Spend the summer with campers from around the world!

    Magog

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 15
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $2,195/2 weeks
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 2195 6-15 29 Magog
    Camp Robin Hood   
    Day Camp with the atmosphere and philosophy of a premium overnight camp! Twice-daily swim instruction, gymnastics, canoe and more. Low ratios and specialty instructors focus on life/social skills development.

    Markham

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 15
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $1,100/2 weeks
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 1100 4-15 30 Markham
    Stanstead College Summer Camps   
    Summer Camps for local and foreign students. Wide variety of camps offered such as Language, STEM, Cultural, Hockey Specific and much more!

    Stanstead

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 11 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $1,000/session
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 1000 11-17 31 Stanstead
    Camp Kennebec   
    An amazing summer camp experience for campers with special needs. All the fun of camp, with supportive and experienced staff to give your camper the summer of their life! The focus is on fun first!

    Sharbot Lake

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 25
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $1,500/week
    Overnight Coed 1500 6-25 32 Sharbot Lake
    Camp Kodiak   
    An integrated residential summer camp for children & teens with and without ADHD, LD, and high-functioning ASD. We provide a SOCIAL SKILLS program, ACADEMIC program and 50+ activities.

    Parry Sound

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 18
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $1,386/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Coed 1386 6-18 33 Parry Sound
    Academic Camp Canada   
    A challenging academic camp with 30 hours of learning per week, including sciences, maths and even robotics, complimented with exciting activities and trips on a spectacular waterfront campus on the Pacific Ocean!

    Mill Bay; International

    Education (multi)

    • Ages 12 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $6,000/3 weeks
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 6000 12-18 34 Mill Bay, International
    Camp Claret Du Lac Elgin   
    4 Unique Programs! Well thought-out for the needs of youngsters of all ages! A thrilling experience! Fun, Friends, Excitement... The most rewarding experience Adventure - Teamwork - Challenge

    Sherbrooke

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 7 to 15
    • Coed
    • Overnight
    from $620/week
    Overnight Coed 620 7-15 35 Sherbrooke
    Frontier Trails ESL Camp   
    Programs are geared to encourage speaking as opposed to writing proficiency. By using picture images, with English labels, each child gains a certain level of familiarity with the terminology presented.

    Eganville; Ottawa

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 6 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $630/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 630 6-16 36 Eganville, Ottawa
    Radiant Girls   
    A unique Girls Wellness Camp in a Retreat setting. Featuring Yoga and Pilates, Outdoor Excursions, Hands-On Cooking, Coaching for Confidence & Emotional Intelligence, Meaningful Expressive Art, Fun & Lots of Giggling.

    Burlington; Hamilton

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 8 to 13
    • Girls
    • Day, Overnight, Program, family
    from $50/day
    Day, Overnight, Program, family Girls 50 8-13 37 Burlington, Hamilton
    Camp Oconto   
    Founded in 1924, Oconto is a traditional girls overnight camp located on the beautiful shores of Eagle Lake north of Kingston, Ontario. Over 20 activities are offered on 80 acres of land and 2km of shoreline.

    Sharbot Lake

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 15
    • Girls
    • Overnight
    from $1,100/week
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Girls 1100 4-15 38 Sharbot Lake



    At most horse camps, horseback riding is just one of many activities. Your son or daughter will likely also participate in regular camp activities such as arts and crafts, swimming and other typical summer camp activities. Of course, the focus will be on horses.

    A typical horseback riding camp offers children lots of hands-on training with horses. Your child will learn about differences among horse breeds and riding styles, along with a variety of other things. And of course, he or she will also get riding lessons and plenty of horseback riding!

    In choosing a horse camp, your child will have the opportunity to choose from day camp or overnight camp. Most camps are likely to be coeducational. The price of camp for a week can be as low as $250 but there are more expensive, advanced horse camps.

    About advanced horse camps

    At an advanced horse camp, your child will learn some essential equestrian skills including lungeing, advanced horseback safety and first aid. However, your child may need to meet certain requirements in order to get into one of these.

    You can be sure that your child's appreciation of horses will deepen significantly after a week at a horse camp. Check the listings above to find the camp that is right for your child.

    Most horseback riding camps are coeducational day camps, although stereotypically they tend to attract more girls than boys. Day packages for horseback rising camps range in price from $250 to $500 or more for a week. For a residential camp, the price will be about double.

    The benefits of a horse camp

    Once your child has spent a week or two at a horse camp, you can be certain that her or his appreciation of the equestrian world will be much deeper. Your child will beg you to go riding more often, and this is (of course) a great way for families to spend time outdoors.

    Above, you will find specialised horse camps, followed by more generalised camps that may offer horseback riding as one of many different camp activities, including tennis, gymnastics, and golf.



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