Equine Assisted Services
A Summer Your Child Won't Forget
All programs run from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Application forms and a nonrefundable deposit of $50 or full payment is required to confirm your child’s placement in a week of camp. For questions regarding our camp offerings, contact Marie at email@example.com.
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Habitats and Horses
June 19 – 22, 2023- WAITLIST
Through the One Health Initiative, High Hopes is offering an inclusive nature-based horse camp for outdoorsy campers between the ages of 10-13. Campers will learn how horses, humans, and the habitats on our 120-acre farm are all interconnected. Activities will include hiking, daily riding lessons, and trail rides.
July 5 – 6, 2023
August 21 – 22, 2023
These 2-day intensive programs for kids ages 9-16 will cover groundwork with horses, build self-esteem in participants, cultivate community connection, and create a sense of purpose. Both sessions are unmounted.
July 10 – 13, 2023- WAITLIST
July 17 – 20, 2023- WAITLIST
Join us for our traditional inclusive horse camp for ages 4-8. This camp will focus on horsemanship skills such as horse care, grooming/tacking, daily riding lessons, and more!
July 24 – 27, 2023- WAITLIST
Social Stables is an inclusive horse camp for campers ages 9-13. Campers will have the opportunity to learn about horses through unmounted and daily riding lessons with a focus on healthy relationships, effective communication, and emotional regulation.
Trail Tales Literacy
July 31 – August 3, 2023- WAITLIST
Trail Tales is a literacy-based camp for children entering grades 1-3. Through hands-on equine assisted learning, campers will develop a love of reading through working on fluency, comprehension, and analyzing stories. In addition to literacy-based activities, campers will also participate in daily riding lessons.
August 7 – 10, 2023- WAITLIST
VetKids is a camp for children ages 8-13 who are family members of veterans, service members, and first responders. This camp focuses on team building, self -confidence, and communication while also developing friendships with campers who have had similar experiences and backgrounds.
Forms for Summer Program Participants
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Horses and Humans Improving Lives
The people who come to High Hopes represent all ages & backgrounds.The majority of our participants are between the ages of 3 and 14, some are in their 70’s. Most participants have varying degrees of cognitive, physical, behavioral, psychological or sensory disabilities.About Us
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