*Note: We had to cancel many of these camps due to Covid-19 restrictions but we left them on the website so you can see what our summer offerings look like. We hope to see you summer of 2021!
For imaginative youth who want to learn about horsemanship and history in a whole new way.
Register before 4/29/2020 for a $25 discount on any camp!
Ages 5-8. July 1, 2, 5 (3 days). 8:30 am-12:30 pm.
Don't be surprised if you meet unicorns, fairies, elves, and other interesting creatures as you learn to ride our magical Fell Ponies. Dress as the fairies do and play games on horseback. Build fairy homes or explore the woods. Learn crafts such as archery and basketmaking. This camp is geared for younger children and those with a great imagination.
Ages 6-12. July 15-19 or July 22-26. 8:30 am - 3:30 pm.
Half-day camp 10:30 am-2 pm.
Enter the realm of the mysterious woodsmen with unparalleled skills in stealth and precision, a strong code of honor and a deep connection to their horses, archery, thrown weapons, outdoor skills, games, and crafts.
Ages 8-12. June 17-21. 10 am-3 pm.
Young Lords and Ladies travel to Medieval times to a land of knights, princesses, and dragons, riding, horsemanship, history, medieval crafts, games and more. Play games on horseback, ride through the forest, cool off in the swimming hole, practice archery or fencing, and learn how to make things like arrows, arm guards, belts and banners.
June 28-30, 10 am-3 pm.
Try your hand at medieval games on horseback along with horseback archery, vaulting, quintain, spear throwing, and sidesaddle!
Our Adult Helpers
Dr. John Aberth, independent scholar and medieval historian who received his Ph.D. in Medieval History from the University of Cambridge in England in 1992. He is also an avid horseman, tree farmer, and wildlife rehabilitator.
Judi Cole Tazelaar, Medieval Crafts & Games Expert and Assistant Horse Helper
Other visiting teachers will be invited to talk or give demonstrations on archery, arrow making, specialty crafts, storytelling, etc.
What to Expect
Dress for weather! Bring two pairs of shoes (one sturdy pair of boots with a heel and one soft-soled pair), riding helmet (limited helmets available for rental at additional fee), your own lunch and a water bottle. Tuition includes snacks, drinks and necessary materials. Horse experience is not required for the first session. Please contact us about the daily itinerary.
Our camp program is designed to
Discounts and Scholarship application available. Space is limited for each camp and a full registration and permission form are required by the start of camp.