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   
Overnight and day camps, with activities including horsemanship, swimming, high ropes, climbing wall, archery, campfires, tomahawks, and much more. Leadership and horse specialty camps also offered.

Brantford
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 5 to 16 (Coed, Girls, Boys)
  • Day, Overnight
  • from $240/week
Day, Overnight openCamp Coed, Girls, Boys 240 5-16 0 Brantford, Ontario
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 and water sports. Your summer adventure with friends starts here!

Hamilton; Huntsville; Land O' Lakes Tourist Region
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 6 to 17 (Coed, Girls, Boys)
  • Overnight, family
  • from $499/week
Overnight, family openCamp Coed, Girls, Boys 499 6-17 1 Hamilton, , Huntsville, Ontario, Land O' Lakes Tourist Region, Ontario
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, family
  • from $1,325/week
Overnight, family openCamp Girls 1325 4-16 2 Huntsville, Ontario
Creditview Farms Inc.   
HORSES! HORSES! HORSES! Spend your Summer Days riding, grooming and learning to take care of happy, friendly Horses and all only minutes from the City!

Brampton
Sport: Horseback Riding/Equestrian
  • Ages 8 to 80 (Coed)
  • Program
  • from $250/month
Program openCamp Coed 250 8-80 3 Brampton, Ontario
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 50 years.

Milton
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 5 to 17 (Coed)
  • Day, Overnight
  • from $660/week
Day, Overnight openCamp Coed 660 5-17 4 Milton, Ontario
InterVarsity Pioneer Camp Alberta   
Pioneer Camp Alberta is a Christian summer camp with two beautiful locations in Sundre & Rocky Mountain House, AB. 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, family
  • from $79/week
Day, Overnight, family openCamp Coed, Girls, Boys 79 5-19 5 Rocky Mountain House, AB, Sundre, Alberta
InterVarsity Circle Square Ranch Halkirk   
Circle Square Ranch is a children's summer camp providing adventure filled camp experiences. One of nine InterVarsity Camps across Canada, our programs include horsemanship, climbing, archery, swimming and so much more!

Halkirk
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 6 to 17 (Coed, Girls, Boys)
  • Overnight
  • from $496/week
Overnight openCamp Coed, Girls, Boys 496 6-17 6 Halkirk, Alberta
Saddlewood Riding Camp   
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 instruction.

Peterborough Area
Sport: Horseback Riding/Equestrian
  • Ages 7 to 16 ( Girls)
  • Overnight
  • from $1,250/session
Overnight openCamp Girls 1250 7-16 7 Peterborough Area, Ontario
Teen Ranch   
Just 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, ninja warrior, WHAM & day camps.

Caledon
Sport (multi)
  • Ages 5 to 18 (Coed)
  • Day, Overnight, family
  • from $320/week
Day, Overnight, family openCamp Coed 320 5-18 8 Caledon, Ontario
Wildhorse Camp   
A unique horsecamp immersed in horse culture & knowledge! Take western lessons, learn new skills and practice in the fields and forests of our beautiful Ranch. Experience Wildhorse Wisdom. Come Ride Outside!

Rocky Mountain House
Sport: Horseback Riding/Equestrian
  • Ages 12 to 17 ( Girls)
  • Overnight
  • from $750/week
Overnight openCamp Girls 750 12-17 9 Rocky Mountain House, Alberta
Stonewood Equestrian Riding Academy   
A fun horseback riding camp in a beautiful state of the art riding facility. Other games, sports, crafts, swimming and activities galore after spending hours in the saddle.

Pickering
Sport: Horseback Riding/Equestrian
  • Ages 6 to 16 (Coed)
  • Day, Program
  • from $425/week
Day, Program openCamp Coed 425 6-16 10 Pickering, Ontario
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 $519/week
Overnight openCamp Coed 519 6-16 11 Southern Bruce County, Ontario
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 5-16 .

Ottawa; Eganville
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 4 to 16 (Coed)
  • Day, Overnight, family
  • from $900/week
Day, Overnight, family openCamp Coed 900 4-16 12 Ottawa, Ontario, Eganville, Ontario
Whitchurch Riding Academy   
Teaching English riding (beginner to advanced) for 40 years, we promote a positive, hands-on horsemanship experience. Email us for information regarding daily busing, camper ages, and tours during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Newmarket; Bridle Path, Toronto; Markham; East Gwillimbury
Sport: Horseback Riding/Equestrian
  • Ages 9 to 15 (Coed)
  • Day, Program
  • from $539/week
Day, Program openCamp Coed 539 9-15 13 Newmarket, Ontario, Bridle Path, Toronto, Ontario, Markham, Ontario, East Gwillimbury, Ontario


Camps offering horseback riding as an activity
1-UP Leadership Programs at Ernescliff College   
Leadership program and fun summer camps for boys 9-13 years-old, focused on character formation, service and friendship.

Quebec City; South Annex, Toronto; Bancroft
Reading: Leadership training
  • Ages 9 to 18 ( Boys)
  • Overnight, Program
  • from $150/week
Overnight, Program openCamp Boys 150 9-18 0 Quebec City, , South Annex, Toronto, Ontario, Bancroft,
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 $950/session
Overnight openCamp Girls, Boys 950 6-16 1 Algonquin Park, Ontario
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 $600/session
Day, Overnight openCamp Coed 600 11-17 2 Stanstead, Quebec
Camp Muskoka   
Boost your camper's self-confidence in a fun, safe & supportive community. Great staff, delicious food, comfy modern lodging and a choose your own adventure programming style offering with over 50 activities every day!

Bracebridge
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 6 to 16 (Coed)
  • Overnight
  • from $1,195/week
Overnight openCamp Coed 1195 6-16 3 Bracebridge, Ontario
Camp Can-Aqua   
A traditional camp with diverse programming & exceptional instruction, we believe in teaching kids compromise, patients & empathy. Fun is a given. Through thoughtful & individualized programming, our campers thrive here.

Haliburton Highlands; Oakville; Ottawa
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 5 to 17 (Coed)
  • Overnight, family
  • from $2,100/2 weeks
Overnight, family openCamp Coed 2100 5-17 4 Haliburton Highlands, Ontario, Oakville, Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario
Onondaga Camp   
For more than 100 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 $1,500/week
Overnight openCamp Coed 1500 6-16 5 Minden, Ontario
Camp Ecolart   
A premium summer and winter camp for boys and girls 4 to 17 years old offering more than 15 different programs in their summer overnight and day camp, and a skiing/snowboarding program in the March break camp.

Montreal; Vancouver; Whistler
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 4 to 17 (Coed)
  • Day, Overnight
  • from $240/week
Day, Overnight openCamp Coed 240 4-17 6 Montreal, Quebec, Vancouver, British Columbia, Whistler, British Columbia
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 16 ( Girls)
  • Overnight
  • from $1,280/week
Overnight openCamp Girls 1280 4-16 7 Sharbot Lake, Ontario
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 $640/week
Overnight, family openCamp Coed 640 8-16 8 Port Carling, Ontario
InterVarsity Circle Square Ranch Wolf Creek   
A faith-based, western themed overnight summer camp which encourages young lives to grow spiritually, mentally, socially, and physically in an exciting, fun filled prairie adventure. Register on-line today!!

Wolseley
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 6 to 16 (Coed, Girls, Boys)
  • Overnight
  • from $390/week
Overnight openCamp Coed, Girls, Boys 390 6-16 9 Wolseley, Saskatchewan
Bayview Glen Camp   
Located centrally in Toronto, this summer camp offers air conditioned buildings, robotics, sports and arts camps, heated swimming pools and more.

Don Mills, Toronto; York Mills, Toronto
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 4 to 14 (Coed)
  • Day
  • from $2,300/session
Day openCamp Coed 2300 4-14 10 Don Mills, Toronto, Ontario, York Mills, Toronto, Ontario
Camp Robin Hood   
A traditional day camp with superb camper-to-staff ratios, a variety of activities, outstanding spirit and well-trained staff! Daily swim instruction, a dedicated Sports Academy and optional bus transportation available.

Markham
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 4 to 15 (Coed)
  • Day
  • from $1,295/2 weeks
Day openCamp Coed 1295 4-15 11 Markham, Ontario
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 74 yrs. An awesome experience!

Blind River
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 7 to 17 (Coed)
  • Overnight
  • from $850/week
Overnight openCamp Coed 850 7-17 12 Blind River, Ontario
Camp Ponacka   
Ponacka has been a "home away from home" for hundreds of boys since 1947. A traditional summer camp where boys gain confidence through independence, find lifelong friends and have so much fun - and it's tech free.

Bancroft; Peterborough; The Beach, Toronto
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 6 to 15 ( Boys)
  • Overnight
  • from $2,600/2 weeks
Overnight openCamp Boys 2600 6-15 13 Bancroft, Ontario, Peterborough, Ontario, The Beach, Toronto, Ontario
Camp Mère Clarac   
Located on the banks of Rivière Ouareau, we have a magnificent 115 acres of land (making it one of the most beautiful campsites in Quebec) with unique and safe facilities, and 25 activities conducted in French!

Saint-Donat
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 5 to 16 (Coed, Girls, Boys)
  • Overnight
  • from $475/session
Overnight openCamp Coed, Girls, Boys 475 5-16 14 Saint-Donat, Quebec
Timberline Ranch   
Known for its delicious, home-style food, friendly staff, beautiful, convenient location, and exceptional programs, Timberline is open all year for camps, retreats, youth groups, banquets, and conferences.

Vancouver
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 7 to 18 (Coed, Girls)
  • Day, Overnight, family
  • from $299/week
Day, Overnight, family openCamp Coed, Girls 299 7-18 15 Vancouver, British Columbia
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
Overnight openCamp Coed 3100 7-17 16 Maine, Maine(USA)
Cedar Ridge Camp   
Cedar Ridge Camp is a wonderful place where campers have the opportunity to get outside and develop friendships.

Bancroft
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 6 to 16 (Coed)
  • Overnight
  • from $900/week
Overnight openCamp Coed 900 6-16 17 Bancroft, Ontario
Camp Crossroads   
A traditional camp experience in a fresh and dynamic way. Our core Christian teaching, creative staff, excellent food and exciting recreational programs inspire kids and families to keep them coming back year after year.

Torrance
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 1 to 85 (Coed)
  • Day, Overnight, family
  • from $630/week
Day, Overnight, family openCamp Coed 630 1-85 18 Torrance, Ontario
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 11 to 18 ( Girls, Boys)
  • Overnight
  • from $1/month
Overnight openCamp Girls, Boys 1 11-18 19 Kelowna, British Columbia, Barrie, Ontario, Red Deer,
Kidz Kamp Inc.   
A traditional outdoor day camp, with fun activities, friends, exciting field trips and outstanding memories! Now offering March Break, Summer & Winter Break Equestrian Camp at our new second location in Georgetown!

Halton Hills; Mississauga
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 5 to 16 (Coed)
  • Day
  • from $95/week
Day openCamp Coed 95 5-16 20 Halton Hills, Ontario, Mississauga, Ontario
Camp Kodiak   
Fun! Friends! Success! An integrated overnight summer camp for children & teens with and without LD, ADHD, 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 $1,527/week
Overnight openCamp Coed 1527 6-18 21 Parry Sound, Ontario



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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