Chamounix Equestrian Center

Horseback Riding Summer Camp

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Kids painting a pony

So sorry , Summer Camp 2021 is full

  • Session 1 June 14 – 18 (ages 5-7) FULL
  • Session 2 June 21- 25 (ages 8+) FULL
  • Session 3 June 28-July 2 (ages 8+) FULL
  • Session 4 July 5-9 (ages 8+) FULL
  • Session 5 July 12-16 (ages 8+) FULL
  • Session 6 July 19-23 (ages 8+) FULL
  • Session 7 July 26-30 (ages 8+) FULL
  • Session 8 August 2-6 **** (ages 8+) FULL
  • Session 9 August 9-13 (ages 5-7) FULL
  • Session 10 August 16-20 (ages 8+) Polo Camp 5 spots remain

Updated 3.16.2021

Registration is published in February and camps are sometimes full by the end of March so please get your registration form in early.

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Your registration is not complete until we receive payment.

Camp fees are non refundable.

Horseback Riding Camp Ages 8 to 15

June 21 to August 6 

Seven, one week camps. Sign up for one or all 7. Open to all horse loving kids between the ages of 8 to 15 who want to learn about horses and how to ride. Daily activities include equine education, fun and a great foundation in horseback riding and care. Campers learn about safety, teamwork, responsibility, animal husbandry, barn management, and animal behavior. 

****NEW Session 8 August 2-6 Horse Show at Fox Heath Farm $500.00 Chamounix will be attending a horse show offsite at Fox Heath Farm, Furlong, PA for a new camper experience. Campers of any level may attend. Lead line classes up through 2’6″ hunter. Camp fee includes horse show class fees, coaching & horse transportation. Parents will be responsible for camper transportation to and from horseshow. Camp director will determine class entries.

On Friday of each week parents are invited to watch (10AM or 2PM) their kids exhibit their skills on horseback. * No Friday show Session 8. Campers will enjoy a packed week which is sure to fulfill all their horsey needs. Unless noted all weeks have openings.

Little Kids Specialty Camp (Ages 5 to 7)

June 14 to June 18 August 9 to August 13     

Polo Camp Aug 16 to Aug 20 (Ages 8+)

Polo Camp is for youth who would like to try the sport or for the experienced player who would learn more and improve skills. The AM session is for riders that can walk, trot and canter under control. Focus on arena strategy, field positioning, offensive and defensive strategies, penalties, conversion, and riding. The PM session is for riders that can walk and trot comfortably under control. Riders learn the basics of polo, hitting, equipment, rules, and safety. Open to anyone over the age of 8 yrs old.

Registration Fees:  Polo Camp $250.00 for AM or PM

SORRY, NO REFUNDS $10.00 fee to change/move week


Camp FAQ

What do they do at camp?

In addition to daily riding and horse care instruction camp includes arts & crafts, outdoor games and nature walks in Fairmount Park.

What should my child wear and bring to camp?

~ long pants~ closed-toe shoes, preferably with a heel, no crocs~ a change of clothes for water games~ a packed lunch~ water~ snack optional ~ we do have a wonderful fountain that dispenses tasty Philadelphia water.

How many campers are enrolled?

Weekly enrollment is limited to 20 campers per week. Riders are grouped according to ability.

Are there any days that camp is canceled? 

No, camp runs rain or shine. In case of inclement weather, activities will be held inside. 

What does a normal day look like?

Campers arrive by 9:00 am and assemble at the picnic table for roll call. They are then divided into 4 groups. The groups rotate through stations in and around the stable area and stay with the same counselor throughout the week. Campers participate in barn chores, equine education, exploration of Fairmount Park, riding twice a day, games and arts and crafts. Lunch is from 12:00 to 1:00

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