Day Camps

Day Camps

Ready to go to Camp?

Contact us for more information!

PLEASE NOTE

Due to COVID we have strict social distancing and sanitizing protocols in place.

Number of spaces is limited to ensure the safety of all riders and staff.

Is your child crazy about horses? Are you looking for a unique summer activity filled with horses? Then Painted Hilltop Farm is for you!

Learn what it's like to own a horse of your own!

We are pleased to offer another season of summer day camps, for kids between the ages of 7 and 14. Our campers will create a bond with a horse, as well as the other campers.
 

Campers will learn the basics of horsemanship, grooming, handling and horse care in a fun environment. Campers will participate in nature hikes, arts and crafts, scavenger hunts and more!

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Equine Assisted
Learning Day Camp

These camps are open to
young riders ages 8-14.

These Camps are single days running from 9-3 pm.
The campers will participate in Equine Assisted Learning Activities, Horsemanship, Crafts and Scavenger Hunts. 

Camps are developed to target important life and team building skills, offering a number of benefits to a number of individuals.

Camp Days

Sample Day Schedule

                  

  • 9:15 – 9:45  Groom/Tack up

  • 9:45 – 10:45   Ride/Lesson

  • 10:45 – 11:15 Untack/Put away

  • 11:15- 11:45 Horse studies

  • 12:00 – 1:00 Lunch

  • 1:00 -1:45 Horsemanship activity

  • 1:45 – 2:15 Outdoor activity   

  • 2:15 - 2:45 Crafts

  • 2:50 - 3:00 Snack

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General Camp Information

** All riding lessons and camp activities are weather dependant and at the discretion of staff. Camp will run rain/snow or shine, however, if there is a heat/cold advisory - mounted lessons will be cancelled for the day and replaced with suitable activities. 

What to Bring

  • Change of clothes appropriate for weather 

  • Lunch, snacks, drinks, extra water

  • Sunscreen, bug spray

What to Wear 

  • Riding pants or comfortable pants

  • Riding Boots or Winter/Rubber boots with heel 

  • Riding Helmet 

 Riding: Campers will be grouped together according to level of experience using exercises and games designed for fun and skill development. Campers will practice appropriate skills for their their level.

Barn Management Sessions: We will introduce campers to the topics of horse health care, anatomy, markings, colours, intro to barn duties: feeding, mucking, sweeping, barn safety

Unmounted Activities: Crafts, Scavenger Hunts, Nature Walks, jumping a course on foot, Dressage Tests

HOW TO REGISTER

Select a camp, choose a date and then,

contact us for the Camp Registration Form and to reserve your spot.

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130 Chemin du Rang A,
Otter Lake Quebec J0X 2P0

Tel: 819-647-8945

Feel Free to call or text!

charlotte@paintedhilltop.com

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