Wild river stable



Day Camps

~Day Camps 2013~

Week long day camps are offered to groups of at least 5, but not more than 30 students.
Level I will consist of instruction, demonstration and riding practice.  It will cover horse behavior, safety, riding position, balance, grooming, horse tack, control in
walk and introduce the trot.  Afternoon games, trail rides and practice in the arena.  Friday:  test, campfire, and horse show.
Level IIa&b will consist of insturction, demonstration, and riding practice.  IIa will cover horse handling skills, terminology, improving balance, transitions, and introduce the canter.  IIb will cover riding english, horsecare, breeds, improving control, posting, pre-jump, first jump, and tacking up.  Afternoon games, trail rides and practice in the arena.  Friday:  test, campfire, and horse show.

Level IIIa&b will consist of instruction, demonstrate, and riding practice.  IIIa will cover horse care, bits, bridling, rein techniques, posting on correct diagonal, and control in the canter.  IIIb will cover control with weight and leg cues, riding bareback, riding on contact, transitions, changing leads, jumping, and introdue sidestep, and turnback.  Afternoon games, trail rides, and practice in the arena.  Friday:  test, campfire, and horse show.
Level IVa&b will consist of instruction, demonstration, and riding practice.  IVa will cover horse behavior, conformation, horse health, and developing collection, extention, bending and suppleness with the horse.  IVb will cover soundness, fore leg and hind leg turning, flying change of leads and jumping.  Riders will develop Western and English performance skills.  Afternoon games, trail rides and practice in the arena.  Friday:  test, campfire and horse show.

Each morning will start with lecture, demonstration and individual riding.  Afternoons will include games on horse, trail rides and other horse activities. All camps end on Friday with a potluck, a competition with the kids demonstrating what they have learned, and presentation of ribbons, trophies, and certificates of completion. Parents, family and friends are welcome on Friday afternoon to watch and cheer on their camper. Each student will have their own horse for the week. Camp starts at 9:00 am and ends at 3:30 pm. Please contact North Branch Community Education, 651-674-1025 to sign up your child. If you have any questions, or don't know which camp to sign up for, please contact us at 651-583-2178, or wildriverstable@frontiernet.net. Camping is available at Wild River State Park, contact them at 651-583-2125.
(Must be at least 7 years old to participate in any day camp)


Level I 
June 10th - 14th
July 29th -  August 2nd

  Level IIa&b  
June 17th - 21st

August 5th - 9th

Level IIIa&b
June 24th - June 28th
August 12th - 16th

Trail Ride Camp
July 22nd - 26th

All day camps begin at 9:00am and end at 3:30pm.

Please call North Branch Community Ed at 651-674-1025 or Chisago Lakes Community Ed at 651-213-2600, to sign up for lessons or day camp.
If you would like to book a camp for your own group of 5-30 kids, contact us at 583-2178.

~~Private Day Camps~~
This price list is for private camps only, not for any camps offered through community ed

Day Camp Options:

Half Day - $45.00/person
Full Day - $90.00/person
Week Long - $265.00/person

A minimum of 5 participants is required for Day Camps

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