Summer Camp


Summer Horse Camp (Camp Ivey)

Ivey Ranch Park is offering the chance to learn all about horses this summer. Learn safety, handling, grooming, tacking and riding. Additional instruction in ground-training, humane education with small animals and reptiles, as well as feeding, housing and daily care of horses.

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When:
Session1: June 23 – 27
Monday through Friday from 9.00 am till 12.00pm. Fee $150, Deposit $50

Session 2: June 30 – July 3, (No camp July 4th)
Monday through Thursday from 9.00 am till 5.00pm. Fee $220, Deposit $75

Session 3: July 7 – 11
Monday through Friday from 9.00 am till 5.00pm. Fee $275, Deposit $75

Session 4: July 14 – 18
Monday through Friday from 9.00 am till 5.00pm. Fee $275, Deposit $75

Session 5: July 21 – 25
Monday through Friday from 9.00 am till 5.00pm. Fee $275, Deposit $75

Session 6: July 29 – August 1, (No camp July 28)
Tuesday through Friday from 9.00 am till 12.00pm. Fee $125, Deposit $50

Enrollment is limited to 21 children a week and the children are divided into age and ability appropriate groups – typically: 7-10, 11-13, & 14-17. The curriculum consists of a rotation through horseback riding, ground training, and humane education. There is a lunch break from 12-1pm (children must bring a bag lunch) and everyone participates in chores from 4-5pm.  Please have your child bring snacks for breaks they will have throughout the day.

Download your Summer Horse Camp application form here.

Summer Horse Camp 2011

Summer Horse Camp Internship Program
Ivey Ranch Park Association is happy to offer summer internships to young people, to provide them with an unforgettable work experience and to have a first-hand encounter with contributing to the community.

Positions will assist during our Horse Camp which will be held June 30–July 25, 2014; 4, 1-week sessions, from 9AM-5PM, Monday – Friday.  We will also have positions available to assist with our ½ day camp held June 23-27 and July 28-August 1, 2014; 2, 1-week sessions, from 9AM – 12PM.

Positions are limited to 10 interns a week and applicants must be at least 14 years of age by June 23, 2014. Interns can assist 1 week – up to 4 weeks but also must be available for intern training June 18th from 9AM-12PM.

Interns will be assisting with camp attendees ages 7-17, disabled and able-bodied alike.  Interns will be assisting in a variety of roles including, but not limited to, grooming, tacking, and leading horses during class, assisting in humane education, feeding and watering horses, basic vet care, stable management, and assisting instructors during riding class.  Training will be provided for all positions so interns can be moved between programming when needed.  Interns will need to bring their lunch during the internship period as well as snacks for breaks they will have throughout the day.

Interns will be provided a Certificate of Recognition for the community service hours they provide as well as a nomination for the President’s Volunteer Service Award (based on age and number of hours of service provided). Their Certificate of Recognition will be presented at our Annual Western Hoedown on Saturday, September 6, 2014.  The Intern and one guest are invited to attend this event at no charge.  Also, interns may accrue $80 scholarships towards horseback riding instruction for each week of full-time service.

Download: Summer Horse Camp Internship Application

Download: Summer Horse Camp Internship Recommendation

Download: Know Your Horse Chart 2014

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