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Giddy Up (Introduction Level) Back in the Saddle (Level 2) Even if you’ve never ridden a horse, you’re going to love this session! Not only will you learn how to ride a horse, but you’ll also do a ton of other fun, horsey activities, like painting a horse with your hands and horse-themed crafts. Cool off at the pool and paddle your way around the pond, too! Saddle up and get trotting! At this session, you’ll learn more about horse care by lending a hand at the barn. There’s more than just horsey fun to be had—all the great camp activities you know and love will be on the agenda, too, like swimming, archery, and exploring nature. Entering Grades: 2-5 Dates: July 7-12, Sun.-Fri. (5 nights) Cost: $425 per person Prerequisite: Camper must have experience steering her horse independently at a walk. Completion of Horsin’ Around (Level 1) or equivalent documented riding experience is required. Short Bits (Introduction Level) Entering Grades: 5-9 Session 1: June 23-28, Sun.-Fri. (5 nights) Session 2: July 7-12, Sun.-Fri. (5 nights) Session 3: July 21-26, Sun.-Fri. (5 nights) Cost: $425 per person Have you always wanted to go to horse camp but seem to never have enough time? This short, entry-level horse session will get you in the saddle and comfortable around the barn. No need for any prior experience with horses, but prior experience with FUN is always welcome! You’ll also kick back at the pool and make a few new friends. Entering Grades: 5-9 Session 1: July 14-16, Sun.-Tue. (2 nights) Session 2: July 24-26, Wed.-Fri. (2 nights) Cost: $210 per person Blazing Saddles (Level 3) Pony Party (Introduction Level) Canter around the ring in this week-long horse session! Expand your horsemanship know-how through riding lessons and learning how to tack your own horse. Learn all the tricks of the trade and give a hand at the barn. Don’t forget all your favorite camp activities, like swimming, archery, and exploring nature. Are horses your “mane” thing? Then this entry-level horseback riding session is for you! Learn the basics of riding and horse care. You’ll also get your chance to have fun while you swim, craft, play games, and enjoy many more camp activities! Prerequisite: Camper must have experience steering her horse independently at a trot. Completion of Back in the Saddle (Level 2) or equivalent documented riding experience is required. Entering Grades: 2-5 Session 1: July 17-19, Wed.-Fri. (2 nights) Session 2: July 21-23, Sun.-Tue. (2 nights) Cost: $210 per person Entering Grades: 6-10 Session 1: July 14-19, Sun.-Fri. (5 nights) Session 2: July 28-August 2, Sun.-Fri. (5 nights) Cost: $425 per person Horsin’ Around (Level 1) Trail Boss (Advanced) If you love all things horsey, hop in the saddle and get comfy! Learn the basics of western riding, horse safety, and grooming techniques. All the great camp activities you know and love will be on the agenda, too—swimming, archery, canoeing, and crafts. Entering Grades: 4-8 Session 1: June 23-28, Sun.-Fri. (5 nights) Session 2: July 14-19, Sun.-Fri. (5 nights) Session 3: July 28-August 2, Sun.-Fri. (5 nights) Cost: $425 per person Trot and canter down Camp Skymeadow’s trails and learn some rodeo skills doing barrels and poles. At the end of the week, compete against your pals in a rail show, strutting your stuff and showing off all the skills you honed during the week. Prerequisite: Camper must have experience steering her horse independently at a canter. Completion of Blazing Saddles (Level 3) or equivalent documented riding experience is required. Entering Grades: 7-12 Session 1: July 7-12, Sun.-Fri. (5 nights) Session 2: July 21-26, Sun.-Fri. (5 nights) Cost: $425 per person New this year! All girls receive at least one badge or patch at resident camp! 23