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Best Virginia Horse Riding Camps Summer 2019-20 Directory

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Over 17 Virginia Horse Riding Summer Camps Listed Below with In-Depth Camp Info, including: Videos, Photos, Maps & Detailed Descriptions


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Winter & Winter Break Horse Riding Camps, Programs, Workshops, & Classes in Virginia are Starting in November, 2019

Many of our Virginia Horse Riding Camps offer Winter & Winter Break Horse Riding Programs, Activities, Workshops & Classes starting in November, 2019.

Be sure to check the "Year-Round Programs and Other Camp Info" headings of each camp listing for specifics, or give any Horse Riding Camp you're interested in a call to check on Winter & Winter Break dates, times and availability.

Winter & Winter Break 2019-20 Horse Riding Camp Open Houses & Reunions

Many of our Horse Riding Camps will be hosting Winter & Winter Break Reunions for their previous campers, and Winter & Winter Break Open Houses for interested new campers and families. Each camp is different, and some offer activities for the entire family.

Contact the camp(s) directly to see if there are any Camp Reunion or Open House Plans for November, 2019.

Best Virginia Winter & Winter Break Horse Riding Day Camps Starting in November, 2019

Looking for a Great Virginia Horse Riding Day Camp? Look at each camp's TYPE OF CAMP description. Many of our Best Virginia Day Horse Riding Camps also list their exact hours, and if they offer before and after camp activities.

Best Virginia Year-Round
Horse Riding Camps, Classes & Horse Riding Programs

Many of our Best Virginia Summer Horse Riding Camps also offer Year Round Horse Riding Camp Programs, Classes, and Activities. You should contact the camps you are interested in to see if they offer Fall, Winter and/or Spring Horse Riding Programs, too.

Best Virginia Winter & Winter Break Horse Riding Camp Jobs

Searching for Virginia Horse Riding Camp Jobs? Many of our Best Horse Riding Camps are now listing their 2019-20 Winter & Winter Break Camp Jobs, too. Look for the heading "Summer Camp Jobs" in each camp listing. You can also check any camp's website for their "Work at Camp" or "Winter & Winter Break Employment Opportunities" pages.

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Some of the Best Horse Riding Camps on the East Coast are here in Virginia.

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Camp Tall Timbers
Locations: West Virginia. Just 5 miles from VA
800-862-2678

Ages: 7 - 16 . Coed Campers. Overnight Camp.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: At Camp Tall Timbers, we’ve been serving up fun and rewarding camp experiences every summer for almost 50 years. Located in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Our camp offers a wide variety of entertaining, engaging, and inspiring activities for boys and girls from ages 7 to 16. Our camp experience promotes independence, decision-making, socialization, skill building, confidence, creativity, and self-discovery in a safe, nurturing environment. Campers are encouraged to be themselves, try something new, unplug and have fun! We know what parents expect and what kids enjoy.

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Camp Tall Timbers
Virginia Location(s)

Visit Our Camp Tall Timbers Website
1-800-862-2678
glenn[AT]camptalltimbers.com
info[AT]camptalltimbers.com
1115 Reflection Lane
High View, WV 26808

Find the Best Horse-Riding Camp in High View, Virginia

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
West Virginia. Just 5 miles from VA

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
3735 Spicebush Drive
Urbana, MD  21704

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Camp Tall Timbers Video

CAMPER AGES: 7 - 16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: At Camp Tall Timbers, we’ve been serving up fun and rewarding camp experiences every summer for almost 50 years. Located in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Our camp offers a wide variety of entertaining, engaging, and inspiring activities for boys and girls from ages 7 to 16. Our camp experience promotes independence, decision-making, socialization, skill building, confidence, creativity, and self-discovery in a safe, nurturing environment. Campers are encouraged to be themselves, try something new, unplug and have fun! We know what parents expect and what kids enjoy.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Soccer, Golf, Gymnastics, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Martial Arts, Team Sports, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Frisbee Golf Course, Paddle Boarding, Tubing Behind Jetski, Private Lake Activities

Camp Tall Timbers is a Top Horse-Riding Summer Camp located in High View Virginia offering many fun and educational Horse-Riding and other activities, including: Music/Band, Adventure, Gymnastics and more. Camp Tall Timbers is a top Horse-Riding Camp for ages: 7 - 16.
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CAMP LOCATION: Camp Tall Timbers is situated on 120 privately owned acres in the Blue Ridge Mountains of 15 miles west of Winchester, VA and serves children aged 7 to 16.

CAMP FACILITIES: New for 2019 - Aerial Adventure Course!!
Lake & pool on site, challenge course, climbing wall, 360 ft zip wire, horseback riding, gymnasium, rec/dance hall, art shack, driving range, putting green, base ball diamond, 3 newly re-turfed full size soccer fields, tennis, hockey, basketball courts, frisbee golf course, riflery & archery range, modern cabins - bathrooms inside. Photos at Our Camp Website Link: www.camptalltimbers.com

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Tall Timbers is proud to be accredited by the American Camp Association, which has 50 years of trust behind it. To earn accreditation, we undergo a thorough review of our operations, from staff qualifications and training, to emergency management. There are more than 300 standards in all! Camp Tall Timbers and the ACA have a partnership that promotes individual growth and fun in an environment committed to safety. In addition, we take extra steps to seek counsel from the American Academy of Pediatrics, The American Red Cross, and others, to ensure quality and safety.

We are rated one of the 50 most amazing summer camps in the U.S. by Early Childhood Education Zone and by Top Education Degrees.org. We have also earned top ratings in Bethesda Magazine’s Best Overnight Camps issue.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership Programs.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family Weekend: Our Camp Website Link: www.camptalltimbers.com

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
RATES & DATES: Our Camp Website Link: www.camptalltimbers.com

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Camp Tall Timbers has a 4 -1 ratio of campers to staff.

Each summer much of our staff is made up of returning employees or former campers who are now in college.

The entire team at Camp Tall Timbers is a wonderful mix of teachers, coaches and college students. Each staff member is carefully selected for their teaching expertise in a given activity area, their personality, as well as their interest in working with children.

All staff members report to camp several days ahead of our campers so that they may go through our Counselor Institute. At Counselor Institute we thoroughly review daily responsibilities, situations that may arise, expectations for staff conduct and emergency procedures. Additionally, by the time our campers arrive, our staff has reviewed all the information about their individually assigned campers as provided by their parents. This is one more way we strive to ensure a safe, fun and personalized camp experience.

Apply at Our Camp Website Link: camptalltimbers.campintouch.com

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Virginia Horse Riding Camps

Be sure to ask each Virginia Horse Riding Camp about the amount of horseback riding instruction and the overall intensity of their horseback riding program.

Some Top Virginia Horse Riding Camps offer rigorous daily horseback riding training and lots of intensive horseback riding experience. Other great Virginia Camps offer horseback riding as an elective or recreational activity with much less training and intensity.


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TRIPLE C CAMP
Charlottesville, Virginia

Visit Our TRIPLE C CAMP Website
434-293-2529
fun[AT]tripleccamp.com
920 Camp Road
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our TRIPLE C CAMP Video

CAMPER AGES: 5-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Staff are the key to the success at TRIPLE C CAMP! Horse Back Riding, Swimming, Ropes Course, sports, arts and crafts, nature, science, drama, etc. Never boring. Always voted Charlottesville's #1 summer day camp by the local community. Come visit us to see what it is all about. Tours after school and on weekends: fun[AT]tripleccamp.com or 434.293.2529

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Horseback Riding, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Theater, Musical Theater, Fine Arts/Crafts, Weightloss, Football, Basketball, Baseball, Science, and more. Instructional Swim & Recreational Swim.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located 5 miles south of Interstate 64 off Rt. 20 in southern Albemarle County. Charlottesville, VA

CAMP FACILITIES: We have 20 modern builidings as a home base for the children and many programs. Most of our programming is outside and we interact and learn about our environment, how to be a better friend and grow character!

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Team Building/Ropes Course, Facility Rental, Nature and Science with Green Adventure Project.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Dates and rates at: Our Camp Website Link: www.tripleccamp.com.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Staff must have at least a year of college to their credit and loads of experience working with children.  We have high expectations, however are very fair to our staff family that are the key to the success of the camp.

No better summer job ANYWHERE!

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TRIPLE C CAMP

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Horse Riding Camps in VA
Offer Day & Overnight Options

Some Virginia Horse Riding Camps offer BOTH Day and Overnight Camp options. Be sure to check each camp's description under "TYPE OF CAMP" for complete information, and exact hours.

Some Virginia Horse Riding Day Camps also offer Extended Camp Hours for Early Camper Drop-Off and Pick Up. If you need these services, you should contact the camp to confirm availability.


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Camp Easter Seals UCP
New Castle, Virginia

Visit Our Camp Easter Seals UCP Website
540-777-7325
540-864-5750 summer only

camp[AT]eastersealsucp.com
900 Camp Easter Seals Rd.
New Castle, Virginia 24127

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
201 East Main St.
Salem, VA 24153

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Camp Easter Seals UCP Video

CAMPER AGES: 7 - 99 plus families (all)

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Spring and Fall weekends, summer one to four weeks, family weekends and weeks

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Easter Seals and United Cerebral Palsy

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: We serve children and adults with disabilities including people with autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, epilepsy, vision impairment, and other physical and intellectual disabilities. Swimming, horseback riding, archery, crafts, canoeing, and more are adapted for a wide range of abilities.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Horseback Riding, Swimming, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Waterfront/Aquatics, Dance, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are about 45 minutes northwest of Roanoke Virginia in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have 8 cabins, outdoor pool, dining hall, recreation hall, tennis courts, and a creek.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: For sixty years, Easter Seals UCP North Carolina & Virginia has provided quality recreational camp programming. Camp Easter Seals UCP, established in 1957 in Craig County, Virginia is enjoyed by over 400 individuals each year.Camp Easter Seals UCP is designed to offer children and adults with disabilities the opportunity to enjoy fun and challenging activities in a supportive and cooperative atmosphere. From campfire sing-a-longs and talent shows to canoeing, nature walks, swimming and arts & crafts, the Easter Seals UCP Virginia camping program provides the excitement and activity of a traditional summer camp program in a beautiful, accessible setting.

Camp Easter Seals UCP is accredited by the American Camp Association. Safety of the campers and staff are of primary concern in each of our programs. Precautions are taken in all activities to avoid unnecessary risks and the possibility of accidents.

We believe that all children and adults with disabilities should have the opportunity to participate in traditional camp activities. Our accessible camp facility can accommodate campers with a wide range of special needs. To best determine a camper's eligibility, Easter Seals UCP staff will carefully review each camper’s applicationWe have been offer quality camping and recreation for people with disabilities for over 55 years. The majority of our staff are college students studying in a field to serve people with disabilities such as OT, PT, nursing, or special education.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We offer $200 off to anyone and up to $500 off based on household income.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): We have a weekend in the spring and fall and a week at the end of the summer for families that have a loved one with a disability. It is a great way for new campers and parents to see camp and what camp is all about along with taking a vacation in a fun accepting environment.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Spring and Fall weekends for campers and families are available. Rental opportunities year-round.

OTHER CAMP INFO: We have a very informative website available at Our Camp Website Link: www.campeastersealsucp.com please check it out for more info!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Check out our website at: Our Camp Website Link: www.campeastersealsucp.com for our schedule and application. Information about fees and scholarships can be found on our application.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Check out our website for our current listing of positions and an application at: Our Camp Website Link: www.campeastersealsucp.com.

We hire camp counselors, lifeguards, horseback riding specialists, and an administrative assistant each summer.

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Teen Horseback Riding Camps in Virginia

Virginia Horseback Riding Camps for Teens sometimes include more advanced or immersive riding activities, such as week-long trail rides, rodeo events, and horse sciences and can be much more rigorous. Teen Horseback Riding Camps in VA tend to have more focus on Western or English riding skills development, horse care and grooming, active riding activities or experiences, and include age-appropriate special camp events designed for highly-motivated teens.

Be sure to speak with each camp you are interested in, so you know exactly what to expect.


Camp Mont Shenandoah
Millboro Springs, Virginia

Visit Our Camp Mont Shenandoah Website
540-997-5994
info[AT]CampMontShenandoah.com
218 Mont Shenandoah Lane
Millboro Springs, Virginia 24460

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Camp Mont Shenandoah Video

CAMPER AGES: 7-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Accredited by the American Camp Association

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Horseback Riding, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Dance, Team Sports, Basketball, and more. Canoeing, Archery, Lacrosse, Field Hockey, Camp Crafts, Cooking, Yoga

Camp Mont Shenandoah is a Top Horse Riding Summer Camp located in Millboro Springs Virginia offering many fun and educational Horse Riding and other activities, including: Swimming, Fine Arts/Crafts, Horseback Riding and more. Camp Mont Shenandoah is a top Horse Riding Camp for ages: 7-16.
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CAMP LOCATION: Located in beautiful Bath County, Virginia, Camp Mont Shenandoah offers 60-acres of fields, woods with hiking trails, and waterfront access to a pristine mountain river. We are well located, just under an hour’s drive from the intersection of I-81 and I-64 in Central Virginia. For those coming from farther away, special arrangements for shuttle transportation to/from regional airports can be arranged. Our surrounding community offers a number of additional activities and amenities, including The Homestead Resort, George Washington National Forest, Douthat State Park, Garth Newel Music Center, and charming historic communities like Hot Springs and Warm Springs. Please visit our website for lots of camp photos and videos.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our traditional camp buildings range from cozy screened cabins to large lodge-style gathering places. Many of the original camp structures remain, such as the 1920s dining hall (where girls gather three times each day to eat family style, home-cooked meals) and West Lodge (where performances delight campers of every age). While we are rustic, we do have electricity and all our bathhouses offer flush toilets and hot water showers.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Founded in 1927 by Nannie West, Camp Mont Shenandoah is one of the oldest girls’ camps in Virginia. The exceptional Mont Shenandoah experience has kept families returning for generations and inspired numerous campers to return as counselors. Camp Mont Shenandoah’s mission is to create an excellent summer camp experience for girls. In a safe and caring environment, our camp provides the setting and structure each girl needs to grow -- physically, mentally, socially, and spiritually.

Through cabin living, fun, challenging activities, relationships with peers and staff, and longstanding traditions, we promote life skills that instill confidence, develop a girl’s sense of self and foster independence. Campers leave Mont Shenandoah having learned the guiding principles of our five virtues: Love, Loyalty, Friendship, Sportsmanship, and Spiritual Awareness. Camp Mont Shenandoah boasts a high rate of returning program staff, almost all of whom are former campers or junior counselors. Counselors are selected based on their maturity, stability, dependability, leadership skills, ability to relate to girls of all ages, sense of humor as well as their knowledge and demonstrated skills in the activity for which they are hired to teach. The camper-to-staff ratio is five to one, assuring each girl ample individual attention

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: In 2005, Camp Mont Shenandoah started The Camp Spirit Scholarship to help campers attend camp that may not otherwise be able to due to financial constraints. The Camp Spirit Scholarship is a fund within Community Foundation for Rockbridge, Bath and Alleghany, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

OTHER CAMP INFO: If horses are your passion, you’ll be able to enjoy a comprehensive horseback riding program designed for girls of all ages and skill levels at Cabell Stable, our equestrian facility built in 2001. Our goals at Cabell Stable at Camp Mont Shenandoah are to improve riding skills, teach proper horse care and barn maintenance, learn to appreciate and value horses, and lastly (but certainly not least!) to have fun. From the moment they set foot in Cabell Stable, campers are taught to respect each horse and how to properly handle them on the ground and in the saddle. Our lessons are based on hunt seat equitation that focuses on the rider’s form. We limit our horseback riding classes to no more than five girls in the ring at a time, ensuring adequate instruction for each camper. Safety is of primary importance at Cabell Stable. When mounted, all girls must wear an approved (ATSM-SEI) protective helmet, long pants (or breeches) and boots with a heel. (We have helmets for campers to borrow if they do not have their own).

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Camp Mont Shenandoah offers a six-week session, two three-week sessions, and a one week-long session, called Roots & Shoots. If you are interested in becoming a CMS girl, we encourage you to send your registration form early as available spaces tend to fill quickly. A copy of the registration form is available for download on our website.

The full camp season is six weeks, which begins in June. We accept a limited number of three-week campers for two separate sessions within the six weeks.

2017 Dates:
•Six Weeks June 24-August 5
•First Three Weeks June 24 - July 15
•Second Three Weeks July 16 - August 5
•Roots & Shoots August 6 - August 12 2017

Tuition:
•Six week camper $6,885
•Junior Counselor $6,885
•Three Week camper $4,035
•Roots & Shoots (one week session) $1,485

5% discount is applied to the tuition of any sister of a registered camper. Six and three week campers require an $800 deposit refundable until Dec. 31 with a completed application.

Roots and Shoots campers require a $300 deposit refundable until Dec. 31. The balance is due by March 1, or within one month of registration.

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New Meadow Farm Riding Camp
Steeles Tavern, Virginia

Visit Our New Meadow Farm Riding Camp Website
610-825-9838 (September-mid June) 540-377-9474 (mid June-August)
newmeadowfarm[AT]msn.com
863 Lotts Road
Steeles Tavern, Virginia 24476

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
PO Box 586
Lafayette Hill, PA 19444

CAMPER AGES: 7-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Boy Campers. All Girl Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Weightloss, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located 4 miles off of Interstate 81 between Staunton and Lexington, VA in the Shenandoah Valley area.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have 3 cabins with bunk bed accomodations, 2 bathhouses with hot water showers, outdoor swimming pool, arts & crafts center, leisure center, 2 large riding arenas, a cross country course, wooded trails with foxhunting jumps, and close by to local restaurants/drive in movie theaters, and state parks for field trips.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: We are a family run riding camp that specializes in keeping our program small in order to provide excellent instruction in riding and horsemanship from beginner to advanced levels. Many of our students have gone on to become equine professionals and even run their own barns and competed at the grand prix level.

We strive to teach all levels of riders to become knowledgable horsemen and women in a safe, friendly, and fun environment.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: CIT program available to veteran campers age 16 & 17.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: There is a scholarship program offered, the Nan Scholarship Fund. Information on how to apply is available on our website.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Riding lessons, trail rides, and weekend vacations are available at New Meadow year round by appointment.

OTHER CAMP INFO: New Meadow is a working horse farm all year round, not just a summer camp. There are lessons & trail rides, a training program, and boarding opportunities at our facility.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
We run an 8 week program, with a 4 week, 3 week, 1 week, 7 or 8 week sessions.

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International Horse Riding Camps in Virginia

Some of our Virginia Horse Riding Camps accept International Campers from all around the world. Some camps could offer special Summer International Programs, scholarships, or other incentives to international campers.

International Campers and Parents: Be sure to contact each Virginia Horse Riding Camp you are interested in to see if they accept campers from other Countries, if they hire any international staff, or if they offer any Special Summer Horse Riding Programs for International Campers.


Fox Pointe Farm Equestrian Camp
Quinton, Virginia

Visit Our Fox Pointe Farm Equestrian Camp Website
804-932-8710 or 804-263-5191
foxpointefarm[AT]yahoo.com
5205 Wildlife Ridge Trail
Quinton, Virginia 23141

CAMPER AGES: 9-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: This riding intensive program is structured around riding twice daily in lessons where students are split up into riding ability-based groups. Horse care is practiced as they help clean stalls, water, feed and turn out the horses. Additional educational opportunities are provided through mini-clinics that are built into their schedule and teach students important horsemanship skills.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Horseback Riding, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Located in historic New Kent County nestled between Williamsburg and Richmond,Va. Please visit our website www.foxpointefarmva.com">www.foxpointefarmva.com

CAMP FACILITIES: 32 stalls, two barns, tack and bathrooms. Two riding rings one 135 x 210 and the other 100 x100. Roomy camper cabin sleeps 10,A/C, and TV and games.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Colleen Seely Owner/Coach
*Interscholastic Equestrian Team since 2008
*Active member IEA,VHSA, BHSA, USEF,USHJA
* Teaching and training since 1999
*Bachelors of Education Lourdes College
*Bachelors of Science Lourdes College

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Established in 2005, Fox Pointe Farm is nestled between Richmond and historic Williamsburg. The facility is easily accessed from New Kent, Hanover, Richmond, Williamsburg, and West Point. Fox Pointe Farm offers a variety of services including lessons, boarding, training, camps, show coaching, IEA equestrian team, and has become well-known among the local and regional equestrian community.

Fox Pointe Farm's programs are tailored to meet the needs of all ages and riding levels from beginning learner riders to accomplished riders. Our riders compete at both the local VHSA and AA shows throughout the year. Fox Pointe Farm also hosts a VHSA/BHSA show series in addition to clinics and special events. The facility currently boasts two riding rings (one lighted), 32 stalls, six sand paddocks, two large grass paddocks, four wash racks, a boarders tack room, lesson tack room, swimming pool (for client and camp use), acres of bridle trails, and trailer parking. Visit us online for our 2016 summer day and over night sessions and availability.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Visit us online at Our Camp Website Link: www.foxpointefarmva.com

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Virginia Horse Riding Camps Offer Scholarships & Financial Aid

Some Virginia Horse Riding Camps offer Camperships, Scholarships, and other forms of full or partial financial assistance to deserving campers.

Be sure to check each camp's description under "CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE" for complete information, including exactly how to apply.


WorldStrides Summer Programs
Virginia Location(s)

Visit Our WorldStrides Summer Programs Website
434.284.9224, 1.885.812.8219
danielled[AT]worldstrides.org
info[AT]worldstridessummer.com
218 West Water Street
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Florida, California, New York, Austria, China, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Ecuador, England, France, Italy, Mexico, Norway, Peru, Scotland, South Africa, Spain

CAMPER AGES: Middle School and High School programs

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Horseback Riding, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, Golf, Soccer, Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Computers, Math, Academics, Science, Technology, and more. Business Entrepreneurship Pre-college Program, Fashion, Writing, Art History, Investing Pre-college Program, Service Learning, Game Design, Law & Leadership, Digital Media, Business Of Sports.

CAMP LOCATION: Our programs are located both domestically and internationally including at UCLA,and New York City. Our abroad destinations include Austria, China, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Ecuador, England, France, Italy, Mexico, Norway, Peru, Scotland, and Spain.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our programs host students in college residence halls, hotels, and lodges.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: WorldStrides is the largest and most trusted educational travel organization in the nation. WorldStrides was founded nearly 50 years ago by an educator committed to enriching students’ lives through experiential travel, and has since grown to an international organization providing unique experiences to more than five million participants.

WorldStrides Summer programs offers students the opportunity to earn college credit through unique, educational, life changing experiences. With a diverse array of programs focusing on adventure and service, language, cultural, and science immersion, and university-based programs, we challenge students to gain new perspectives and expand their knowledge.

Join us, think more. WorldStrides Summer consists of a dedicated base team in addition to the support of many WorldStrides team members within the United States and internationally. During programs students experience the world’s best leaders through our Destination Directors and Specialists, and course leaders. Meet our team at Our Camp Website Link: www.worldstridessummer.com.

WorldStrides is a fully accredited travel study program. We maintain both school accreditation, which verifies the high academic quality of our programs, and corporate accreditation, which assures our organization’s commitment to safety, security, and financial stability. Our accredited status attests to our high academic standards. Traveling with an accredited travel study program means that your program is centered on a structured curriculum that is aligned with state standards.

Destination Directors and Specialists, who undergo continuous training in methods for delivering content to students, bring this curriculum to life through interactive activities and engaging lessons. Our designation as an accredited travel study program and our relationship with highly ranked colleges and universities allows WorldStrides Summer programs to offer students the opportunity for college credit.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: FLAG Scholarships One million dollars in FLAG Scholarship funding is available for WorldStrides programs for families with an annual adjusted gross income (AGI) up to $85,000. Last year, thousands of families benefited from the FLAG Scholarship program. Families are invited to complete a confidential, simple application to receive travel assistance funds. Contact the WorldStrides Summer team for a confidential application. Applications must be completed within 45 days of registration. SYTA Youth Foundation: The Student and Youth Travel Association (SYTA) offers need and merit-based scholarships for student travel. Visit Our Camp Website Link: www.sytayouthfoundation.org for more information on how to apply. Contact the WorldStrides Summer Team for fundraising activities and tips. Contact a WSS team member for a fundraising information sheet.

OTHER CAMP INFO: WorldStrides Summer programs also focus on future career opportunities. Many programs offer hands-on experience in the field that exposes students to specific industries and working professionals. These valuable experiences support both career preparation as well as college achievement. According to CNBC (2013), recruiters recommend adding six types of college courses to your schedule in order to stand out in future job interviews: STEM classes, Internship-driven picks, Business and economics, Theater Arts, Professional Writing, and Leadership Studies. It can be beneficial, no matter your interest, to have a strong foundation in public speaking, writing, leadership, and business. Get a head start with WorldStrides Summer programs as you promote a well-rounded and qualified you!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Our dates and fees vary per program, please visit Our Camp Website Link: www.worldstridessummer.com to find the information for your program of interest.

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Makemie Woods
Lanexa, Virginia

Visit Our Makemie Woods Website
800-566-1496 (office)
office[AT]makwoods.org
3700 Ropers Church Road
Lanexa, Virginia 23089

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 39
Barhamsville, Va 23011

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 6-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Boy Campers. All Girl Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian. Makemie Woods is owned and operated by the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America (PCUSA) within the Presbytery of Eastern Virginia.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Camp Jordan for Children with Diabetes:

Camp Jordan is a great adventure featuring traditional camp activities while making friends with other children who understand the challenges of having diabetes. Established in 1966 by the West Central Richmond Optimist Club and Dr. William R. Jordan, Camp Jordan continues to provide a fun and exciting camp experience for children learning to manage their diabetes, with the supervision of trained counselors, nurses and doctors. Financial Assistance available, based on need. Visit our website or call the camp office for program specifics.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Horseback Riding, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, Soccer, Swimming, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Academics, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Located 40 miles Southeast Richmond, Virginia and 20 miles Northwest Williamsburg, Virginia, on 275 stunning acres, Makemie Woods is perfectly situated for an authentic outdoor experience with all of the necessities of home.

CAMP FACILITIES: Through our diverse array of buildings and spaces, we can accommodate up to 130 overnight guests in winterized facilities, and house indoor meetings for up to 160. Your group can take advantage of our great hiking trails, boating on the reservoir, swimming pool, ball-fields, archery range, ziplines and observatory. Or have the whole event outside, at our picnic shelters, family campsites, or outdoor chapel!

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Founded in 1964 by the Presbyterian Church of the United States of America, Makemie Woods teaches essential relationship skills in a radically accepting Christian community. In the context of both traditional overnight camps or high-adventure trip camps, campers discover the joy of making friends that can last a lifetime. Traditional activities include swimming, canoeing, campfires, crafts, Bible study, and other recreation. There are focus camps for music and drama, and high adventure for rafting, rock climbing, caving, and more.

Makemie Woods teaches essential relationship skills in a radically accepting Christian community. In the context of both traditional overnight camps or high-adventure trip camps, campers discover the joy of making friends that can last a lifetime. Traditional activities include swimming, canoeing, archery, zip-lining, campfires, crafts, Bible study, and other recreation. There are focus camps for music and drama, and high adventure for rafting, rock climbing, caving, and more.

Our staff is made up of approximately 30 dedicated, Christ-loving, fun individuals, recruited from the US and from all over the world. Counselors are at least 18 years old and in most cases have finished at least one year of college. Every staff member is certified in first aid and CPR at a minimum. Many staff members have more extensive certification such as lifeguarding, canoe instruction, water safety instruction, wilderness first aid, etc. We have an EMT and several First Aid instructors on our staff. Each staff member submits an application, participates in an extensive interview, and undergoes a criminal background history check. References are required, and checked. Nothing is more important to us than your camper's safety!

As a certified member of the American Camp Association, Makemie Woods voluntarily adheres to over 600 standards for camping health and safety to ensure that your children receive the care and attention that they deserve. Makemie Woods is also part of the Christian Camp and Conference Association.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: YES campers (rising 11th and 12th graders) enjoy Makemie Woods fun and participate in group building, faith, and leadership development. Spend the first 10 days engaging in service projects and learning skills for working with children. In the last week, they'll see what's it's like to be a counselor, living and working with a younger camper group. Encouraged for campers who in the future seek to serve on the MW staff.

The DOVE program. This program (for anyone age 16 and rising from 11th grade) recruits and trains persons who are interested in serving as Volunteer Staff during the summer camp program at Makemie Woods. DOVEs are trained to specific tasks within the camp program, especially helping with campers with special needs.

Visit our website for additional application and/or call the camp office for program specifics.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We offer a tiered pricing model for individual camp sessions and full scholarships for needy families that wish to send their kids to camp. Visit our website or call the camp office for these specifics.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Located between Williamsburg and Richmond VA, Makemie Woods offers an attractive setting for your next conference or retreat. We can serve up to 130 guests in seven winterized buildings, with flexible and functional meeting spaces, great dining, and 275 acres of hardwood forest, a reservoir, and many recreation opportunities to explore and enjoy!

Our facilities are available mid-August to mid-June to all groups without regard to race, sex, age or national origin for the following events:retreats, meetings, conferences, picnics, school trips, quilting groups, silent retreats, wilderness camping, nature study, family reunions, training events, environmental education, home school outings, scrapbooking retreats, , We offer a diverse range of programming activities which includes swimming, canoeing, archery, zip-lining and using our observatory to view stars and planets.

Visit our website for additional application and/or call the camp office for program specifics.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Makemie Woods also serves as an EcoEternity Forest site. For additional information, please consult our website or call our office.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For a complete list of our various camp sessions, dates and fees, please consult our website at the following links:

Camp Descriptions: Our Camp Website Link: www.makwoods.org

Camp Schedule: Our Camp Website Link: www.makwoods.org

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Counselors:
At least 18 years old and one year out of high school. Serve as leaders and Christian role models to 4-7 campers per session, responsible for their welfare and guiding them through their daily routine. Salary: $220/wk

*Additional remuneration for lifeguard certification ($10/wk) and 21 or older with a clean driving record acceptable to our insurance company ($20/wk)

Cooperation Coach:
At least 18 years old and one year out of high school. Works one-on-one with campers who need additional attention to help them work through behavior issues or help them learn to contribute their group. This position is well-suited for someone studying psychology or child development, and can be used to fulfill internship requirements. Salary $230/week.

Lifeguards:
At least 18 years old and one year out of high school, Lifeguard certification required, WSI preferred. Serve as lifeguard at the pool, assist with other camp programs as assigned. Salary: $230/week

Medical Professional:
At least 21 years old, RN or EMT certification preferred, will consider someone with a BSN waiting for boards. Oversees medical care for campers and staff. Salary negotiable and dependent upon experience. Contact us for details.

Pool Manager:
At least 21 years old, Lifeguard certification required, WSI preferred. Responsible for maintaining the pool facility as well as lifeguarding, swim instruction. Salary: $240/week

Waterfront Director/Trip Manager:
At least 21 years old preferred, younger applicants (18+) can be considered. Lifeguard certification and whitewater canoeing experience required, canoe instruction certification preferred. Directs and maintains the boating program (canoes and rowboats), leads and/or packs off-site trips. Salary: $240/week

Recreation and Crafts Director:
At least 18 years old and one year out of high school. Directs daily program of crafts and recreation for campers of various ages, maintains supplies and inventory. Salary: $220/week

Digital Media:
At least 18 years old and one year out of high school. Responsible for taking daily photographs and video footage of camp, including group pictures for the week, compiling and editing footage for weekly dvd/cd's. Salary: $220/week

For all positions at Makemie Woods, room and board is valued at $180/week. Applicants with Makemie Woods Summer Staff experience receive additional remuneration. All staff will be required to have Red Cross Standard First Aid and CPR Certification prior to the start of the staff training. Travel reimbursement for persons who come from more than 65 miles away up to $75.

For more specifics about the Makemie Woods Summer Camp Program, visit our website at the link below or call our camp office!

Please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.makwoods.org

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Camp Piankatank
Virginia Location(s)

Visit Our Camp Piankatank Website
804-776-9552
matt.hunt[AT]camppiankatank.org
PO Box 435
1586 Stampers Bay Road
Hartfield, Virginia 23071

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Virginia

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CAMPER AGES: 6-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Weekend Family Camps

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Boy Campers. All Girl Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian. Virginia Baptist Mission Board
Baptist General Association of Virginia

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: We realize how few events there are for families affected by autism. As a result, we wanted to offer a family friendly, Christian environment for the entire family. During our Autism Family Camp, parents have time to network with other families, siblings have activities just for them, and more. Overall the whole family has a great opportunity to grow physically, spiritually, socially, and emotionally.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are 1 1/2 hours East of Richmond on the Piankatank River on 100 acres of wooded/waterfront property. Our location makes us ideal for land and water based activities. Currently, we have a popular sailing program and an adventurous outdoor education program. One of the highlights of our property is a 30 acre island just off of our waterfront. Some of our tracks canoe out to the island and spend a night during the week (weather permitting).

CAMP FACILITIES: We have 3 large, very comfortable cabins with indoor plumbing and central heat and a/c. We also have a swimming pool, pavilion, dining hall, activity hall, boathouse,and large fields for sports.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: “Camp Piankatank Summer Camp and Retreat center seeks to be a place where children, youth, and adults can enjoy God’s creation along the Piankatank River in a Christian retreat environment that encourages physical, spiritual, social, and emotional growth..”

Our goal is to glorify God by pointing others to Him, whether that’s through our summer camp program, or through the retreats that we plan or host. Camp Piankatank is a Christian summer camp and retreat center owned by the Baptist General Association of Virginia, and located on the beautiful Piankatank River.

During the summer, Camp Piankatank becomes what it was meant to be from the beginning, a summer camp. For many years, Camp Piankatank was operated as just a summer camp. This is our passion, this is why Camp Piankatank exists, and this is why so many people love this place – they have experienced the live-changing power of Christ at Camp Piankatank, and can point to the very place at camp that they first accepted him as their Lord and Savior.

Meet the Directors

Steve and Niki Gourley have been Directors at Camp Piankatank since 2006. They both have a long history at the camp, and have a passion for camp ministry. They understand the impact that camp can and does have on a child’s life, and that’s why they continue to serve here.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We offer a CIT training program for students ages 15-17. After being accepted through the application process, CIT's come for a week of training alongside our counseling staff. During the summer, they attend two weeks of camp as a CIT. Each week costs $150, which is considerably lower than a typical week of camp. However, the training week is free of charge. CIT's will learn responsibility, professionalism, how to lead a group, how to lead a Bible study, and more. For more information, please contact our camp office.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We do offer financial assistance for families in need. Those interested can contact the camp for a scholarship application.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): In addition to our Autism Family Camp, we also offer two weekend family camps. We have a Mother/Daughter weekend and a Father/Son weekend. It's a great time for parents to get away with their kids and experience God's creation together!

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Outside of our summer programming, we rent out our facilities to all types of user groups. We are a great location to host your church or company retreat, whether it be for a day, weekend, or week. We can offer lodging, meals, high and low ropes activities, water based activities, meeting space with a/v equipment (subject to availability) and more.

Throughout the year Camp Piankatank is available for many different kinds of retreats, and hosts events for all non-profit groups, not just Baptist groups. We offer custom quotes to fit your needs, and we can do as little or as much as you would like us to do. From simply giving your Boy Scout troop a place to pitch some tents, or helping you plan your weekend retreat (with food, lodging, activities, and even a speaker) we are available to help.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Schedule and Prices:

Week 1 – Boys Only Week: ($270 base price) June 22 – June 27,
Tracks Offered: Amazing Adventure, Reel Fish Real Fun, True North Land, Beginning/Intermediate Sailing

Mini-Week 2 - Coed Mini Camp (7-9 year olds): ($130 base price) June 28 – June 30, Amazing Adventure is offered

Week 3 – Girls Only Week: ($270 base price)July 6 – July 11,
Tracks: Amazing Adventure, Saddle Sisters, True North Water, Beginning/Intermediate Sailing

Week 4 – Coed Week: ($325 base price) July 13 – July 18,
Tracks: Amazing Adventure, True North Land, Advanced Sailing

Week 5 – Coed : ($325 base price) July 20 – July 25, Tracks: Amazing Adventure, True North Water, Beginning/Intermediate Sailing, Sailing Excursion

Week 6 – Coed Youth (13+): ($325 base price) July 27 – August 1, Tracks: Extreme Escape, Reel Fish Real Fun, True North Land, Beginning/Intermediate Sailing

Week 7 – Coed Week: ($325 base price) August 3 – August 8,
Tracks: Amazing Adventure, Reel Fish Real Fun, True North Water, Beginning/Intermediate Sailing

The base price automatically registers you for Amazing Adventure/Extreme Escape.

Extra Fees for some tracks:
True North - $60- this covers the use of the camps outdoor equipment.
Sailing – $80 extra- this covers boat use and maintenance.
Sailing Excursion- $110 extra fee, covers boat use and maintenance
Reel Fish Real Fun – $50 extra covers a professionally chartered ½ day fishing trip. Rod/Reel kits are provided for campers who do not have them. Please bring your own if possible.
Saddle Sisters- $160 extra fee, covers daily trips to the horse farm.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We are currently looking for male counselors to be Christian role models for our amazing campers. Our positions are paid and the contract dates for 2014 are June 8-August 10. We require our staff to be at least 18 years old and one year removed from high school.

If you're interested, please visit our site or contact the camp office. 

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Hidden Creek Farm
Ruckesville, Virginia

Visit Our Hidden Creek Farm Website
(434) 985-4309
(434) 996-6993

Tammyhiddencreekfarm[AT]gmail.com
30 Marshall Rd
Ruckesville, Virginia 22968

CAMPER AGES: 5-19

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: We are a great camp for the horse crazy kid. We have the most riding and horse knowledge out there. And don't forget the best horse crafts and games!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Horseback Riding, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are 5 minutes from the food lion in Ruckersville, super easy to find.

CAMP FACILITIES: We are a 31 acre horse farm with a 100X200 riding arena, around 15 horses and a creek in the back for cooling off!

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: We are a great camp with something for everyone. Our Day camp is run for the kid that isn't sure about horses. We mess with horses in the morning then head to the creek to play the afternoon away. We spend the afternoon just running and playing and having a great time.
In our residential camp students will ride 2-4 times a day.

Each week of camp is completely different from the week before and it's up to the students to get the most of out what we have to offer. We offer a variety of indoor lessons when it's hot to make sure students are learning even when relaxing and a large variety of outdoor lessons for student to learn everything from identifying horses from their build to dressage and side saddle lessons to allow them to experience something new and different and open their minds as well as their hearts to horses. Make sure to check up out and don't miss this great camp.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We are also a year round horse farm. Giving lessons and attending shows all year long.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Day camp is $300 per week with drop off from 7:30 to 9 and pick up from 4:30 to 6:00. June 20th, June 27th and Aug. 1st

Overnight (residential) camp is $750 per week. Drop off is Sunday evening from 6-8 pm and pick up is Friday evening from 6-8 pm. July 11th, July 18th and July 25th.

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Fox Pointe Farm Equestrian Camp
Quinton, Virginia

Visit Our Fox Pointe Farm Equestrian Camp Website
804-932-8710
804-263-5191

foxpointefarm[AT]yahoo.com
foxpointefarmcamp[AT]outlook.com
5205 Wildlife Ridge Trail
Quinton, Virginia 23141

CAMPER AGES: 7-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Girl Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Horseback Riding, Swimming, Fine Arts/Crafts, and more. Campers Have The Opportunity To Compete In Horse Shows, Audit A Clinic, Interact With A Equine Vet & /or Farrier.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located between Richmond and Williamsburg, VA the farm is situated on 27 acres.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have one cozy cabin that sleeps 12 with bunk bed accommodations, 3 bathrooms and hot water showers, outdoor swimming pool, 2 large riding arenas, a cross country course, wooded trails, and close by to local restaurants/drive in movie theaters, and state parks for field trips.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: We are a family run farm that specializes in keeping our program small in order to provide excellent instruction in riding and horsemanship from beginner to advanced levels. We strive to teach all levels of riders to become knowledgeable horseman in a safe, friendly, and fun environment. Fox Pointe Farm offers a range of camp opportunities for riders of all levels beginner to advanced. We have overnight camps, which are exclusively for girls, and we also offer co-ed day camps. Our riding lessons are organized in small ability-based groups. Riding instruction is supplemented with on-the-ground horsemanship and barn management training.

Head Coach: Colleen Seely is active in the industry through coaching at AA and VHSA horse shows, as well as coaching a Zone 3 Interscholastic Equestrian Association team since 2005. She is also an active USEF/USHJA/VHSA member and judges local VHSA horse shows. Colleen has 16 years of experience teaching and managing successful summer equestrian camp programs. She has a BA in Education from Lourdes College.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): We offer 1 and 2 week long camps.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Established in 2005,Fox Pointe Farm LLC is a family run equestrian business with 19 years' experience in horse care, training quality horses and developing successful riders. We are a full service boarding, showing and training facility, specializing in hunter/jumpers and equitation. Horse training and riding lessons provided by Colleen Seely. Nestled between Richmond and historic Williamsburg the facility is easily accessed from New Kent, Hanover, Richmond, Williamsburg, and West Point.

Fox Pointe Farm has become well-known among the local and regional equestrian community. Fox Pointe Farm programs are tailored to meet the needs of all ages and riding levels from beginning learner riders to accomplished riders. Show coaching at local and rated competition. Fox Pointe Farm also hosts a VHSA/BHSA show series in addition to clinics and special events.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Fox Pointe Farm offers boarding, lessons, show coaching, and sales year-round, not just a summer camp. We also host a VHSA show series, and many exciting clinics each year.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please visit us on-line for camp dates

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Westview on the James
Goochland, Virginia

Visit Our Westview on the James Website
(804) 457-4210
1231 West View Rd.
Goochland, Virginia 23063

CAMPER AGES: 6-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Sunday 3:00pm-Friday 7pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Horseback Riding, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, Soccer, Swimming, Fine Arts/Crafts, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Basketball, Sailing, and more. We Also Offer Archery, Blow Darting, Disc Golf, Low Ropes, High Ropes, A Zipline Into Our Lake, Flag Football, Kickball, Canoeing, Kayaking, Tubing, Ultimate Frisbee, & Fishing. We Also Have The Largest Travel Adventure Program For Teens In Virginia, With A Different Program Every Week. We Use Professional Outfitters With Our Staff To Lead Activities Like Horseback Riding, Paintball, Sailing, Hang Gliding, Surfing, Whitewater Rafting, Wilderness First Aid Instruction, & Many More.

CAMP LOCATION: We have 780 acres located on the James River in Goochland County Virginia, 45 minutes west of Richmond and 1 hour east of Charlottesville off of Interstate 64.

CAMP FACILITIES: Summer campers sleep in our 12 cabin style buildings called "hogans" equipped with electricity, air conditioning, and bunk beds. A dining hall complex, infirmary (where an RN stays on site all summer), two large open air outdoor shelters, 18 acre lake, 1 mile of river front, outdoor swimming pool, nature hut, amphitheater, fishing dock, 5 acre farm, 3 lodges, a platform tent area, and 9 hole disc golf course are among the other features of our facility.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The Westview summer camp program has been carefully designed to meet the following goals:

-The appreciation for the Bible and how it affects our daily existence
-The appreciation and love for the outdoors
-The development of knowledge and skills in various camp activities
-The development and improvement of personal skills
-The respect for the property of others, including camp equipment

Westview is proud to be an American Camp Association Accredited camp. Our counselor staff go through a rigorous training schedule of 14 days of certifications and orientation. This philosophy of investing in the people taking care of your children has helped us be named the #1 Favorite Sleep Away Camp by Style Weekly Magazine, Best Summer Camp in the Central Virginia Region by Virginia Living Magazine, and a Summer Residential Camp Family Favorite by CharlottesvilleFamily Magazine.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Young adults that are at least 15 years old by January 1st of a given summer can apply to be a junior counselor. These staff work 2-4 weeks over the course of the summer, and participate in staff training to gain experience and skill. Each summer these staff return they are given more responsibility until they turn 18 and are ready to become a full time group counselor.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships are available to families with demonstrated financial need, based on funds available.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: All camp facilities are available for rent throughout the year for retreat purposes. Food services and activities led by Westview staff are also available. For more information, please check out our Retreats page at Our Camp Website Link: www.westviewonthejames.org

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
6-day, 5-night resident programs from 7-15 year olds: $475
3-day, 2 night resident programs for 6-9 year olds: $235
6-day, 5-night adventure programs for 13-17 year olds:
$300-$600

For full availability information, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.westviewonthejames.org

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Individuals at least 18 years old with at least 1 year of college experience are wanted for summer long employment. Full details available at: Our Camp Website Link: www.westviewonthejames.org

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Camp Carysbrook
Riner, VA

Visit Our Camp Carysbrook Website
540-382-1670
info[AT]campcarysbrook.com
3500 Camp Carysbrook Rd.
Riner, VA 24149

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CAMPER AGES: 6 - 16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Horseback Riding, Archery, Fencing, Caving, & Rock Climbing.

CAMP LOCATION: Located in the New River Valley just south of Roanoke, Virginia, Camp Carysbrook for Girls is a traditional overnight camp for girls celebrating our 91st summer in 2014. Please visit our website for more information and a video taking you through a day at Carysbrook.

CAMP FACILITIES: We at Camp Carysbrook have proudly and deliberately kept our facilities rustic and simple. Girls live in cabins located near the bathhouse. There is a centrally located dining hall for family style meals. Activities make use of the beautiful landscape including a lake for swimming, canoeing and nature study as well as the Little River for canoeing and tubing trips.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Carysbrook is accredited by the ACA and offers a variety of activities including but not limited to English horseback riding, swimming, caving, rock climbing, rappelling, hiking, canoeing, archery, riflery, canoeing, fencing, arts & crafts, drama, dance, music, tennis, tumbling, synchronized swimming, team sports, recreational sports as well as nature study and ecology. Please see our website for more info.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: CIT Leadership program.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Because summer is about a simpler way of life... Step outside. Adventures await. Horseback riding, archery, canoeing... Unplug. Slow Down. Relax. Count the stars. Try something you always dreamed of or never imagined. Discover your own resilience. Build lifelong friendships. Make this a summer to remember. Camp Carysbrook since 1923.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Carysbrook offers a range of sessions from 1-7 weeks. For updated session and payment information, please check our website: Our Camp Website Link: www.campcarysbrook.com

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Camp Carysbrook for Girls is hiring staff for the upcoming summer. If you are a female age 17+ with experience in the activities we offer and a passion for working with girls and empowering them with life skills for the future, please check the jobs posted on our website for the opportunity to make a real difference in the life of young girls while enjoying the best summer of your life.

Please visit Our Camp Website Link: www.campcarysbrook.com or contact the office at info[AT]campcarysbrook.com.

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Camp Hanover
Mechanicsville, VA

Visit Our Camp Hanover Website
804-779-2811
info[AT]camphanover.org
3163 Parsleys Mill Road
Mechanicsville, VA 23111

CAMPER AGES: 7 to 17 (entering grades 2 through 12)

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. 2 nights, 3 nights, 1 week and 2 week camps.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Horseback Riding, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, Soccer, Swimming, Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Sailing, and more. Horseback Riding, Sailing, Leadership Training, Parent & Child, Grandparent & Child

CAMP LOCATION: Camp Hanover is a short 30 minute drive northeast from Richmond, VA easily accessible from I-295 and I-64. Situated on nearly 600 acres of forests and fields, with miles of hiking trails and a 14 acre lake, Camp Hanover is a sanctuary of natural beauty that many a wild critter calls home.

CAMP FACILITIES: 600 acres, 40 cabins and longhouses, outdoor swimming pool, dining hall, 14-acre lake with fishing, canoeing, paddle boats, volley ball court, ball field, campfire areas, hiking trails, high ropes course, challenge course, climbing wall, arts and crafts, 4-square, garden, farm animals, platform tent area, and The Mud Slide (a camper favorite!)

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our programs are designed to foster small group experiences. Two counselors and 10 to 12 coed campers live in "family groups" where they plan, play, laugh, worship and grow together, working to build a Christ-centered community of trust, openness, sharing and forgiveness.

Opportunities abound for making new friends, meeting people from around the world and round the corner, learning and practicing outdoor living skills, developing individual talents and leadership abilities, taking responsibility for and care of God's world, and having barrels of fun.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership program.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family Camp. Parent & Child, Grandparent & Child.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Established in 1957, Camp Hanover has offered residential Christian camp programs for elementary, middle and high school youth for over 55 years as the outdoor ministry of the Presbytery of the James. A fully accredited member of the American Camp Association, Camp Hanover continues to meet or exceed the camping industry's standards for safe operation, employing best practices to maintain a summer camping program of the highest quality.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Visit Our Camp Website Link: www.CampHanover.org for full program details. 2-night, 3-night, 1-week, and 2-week camps are offered weekly beginning June 16 through August 21. Traditional residential camps, as well as offsite adventure trips, horseback camps, music, drama & art camps, sailing camps and Leadership Training camps are offered throughout the summer.

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Caroline Furnace Lutheran Camp & Retreat Center
Fort Valley, Virginia

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(540) 449-0012
julie[AT]carolinefurnace.org
2239 Camp Roosevelt Road
Fort Valley, Virginia 22652

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CAMPER AGES: rising 1st to 12th grade

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. two night sessions for Buddies in Christ/Special Needs Camp

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Caroline Furnace Lutheran Camp & Retreat Center sits on 257 acres in the Shenandoah Valley. We offer eight weeks of Summer Camp to rising 1st through 12th graders. Campers experience daily worship and Bible study, plus a large range of activities. Campers can expect a week packed with fun! They'll get to swim, canoe, fish, creek walk, play small and large group games, challenge themselves on our low ropes course, hike, cook over a campfire, create crafts, learn archery, gain culinary skills, and explore the furnace ruins on camp property. Each week, Chaplains from supporting congregations join us in leading the campers in morning worship, Bible study, and campfire and evening devotion. Caroline Furnace combines small and large group -style camping in an outdoor, faith-filled setting, all to create an unforgettable summer camp experience for your camper.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Come experience camp together! Buddies in Christ camp is June 30-July 2 and July 2-4, and is designed for campers rising 1st to 12th grade who may not be able to come to camp on their own. We recognize that traditional summer camp has inherent demands that can make it difficult for campers with special needs - to include a busy schedule, high levels of activity, and uneven terrain. For Special Needs Camp, we work with each family to meet the needs of each individual.

Each camper comes for two nights with at least one parent. Buddies in Christ Camp is based in the Cabin Village. Group size is intentionally small (15 campers per session) to maximize individualized attention. Every camper has a high school or college aged "buddy" to guide them throughout the day. Parents are given optional free time on the second day of camp (July 1 or July 3, depending on session), and we will have parent activities and local business discounts available.

All camper activities are challenge by choice and include campfires, canoeing, fishing, swimming, yoga and play-based worship. Camp concludes with an optional family outing on the third day. The entire schedule is adapted to allow for longer transition times, flexibility, and more down time.

We feel it is important to discuss the realities of camp with each family, and what we can do to help each camper. The Cabin Village is wheelchair accessible, with two wheelchair accessible Cabins and accessibility to all common areas. There will most likely be two or three families per Cabin. The Cabins do not have air conditioning but we provide fans. The Cabin Village is wooded and nearly all activities will be accessed via trails. It can be humid and buggy during the day in the summer, with cool, dark nights.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Horseback Riding, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Academics, and more. Canoeing, Fishing, Archery, Hiking, Culinary, History, Caving, Rock Climbing,

CAMP LOCATION: Serving the community since 1957, we sit on 257 acres in the Shenandoah Valley and are situated northwest of Washington DC. We are supported by three local Synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA) - Virginia, Metro DC, and West Virginia-Western Maryland. Our mission is to provide unforgettable faith, education and renewal experiences in God’s creation for all God’s people.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our Cabin Village has eight modern-rustic cabins that sleep a total of 100, with an adjacent dining hall, large modern bathhouse, and modern air-conditioned/heated meeting facility. Our Sukkah Village sleeps up to 48 in 6 Sukkahs. Sukkahs are roofed platforms with screened half-walls and 8 beds each. We have a low ropes course, a 5 acre lake for swimming, canoeing and fishing, a prayer labyrinth, an extensive trail system, 8 large group fire circles, National Forest access, and incredible stargazing.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Serving the community since 1957, our mission is to provide unforgettable faith, education and renewal experiences in God’s creation for all God’s people. As a separate non-profit incorporated entity of the ELCA we provide opportunities to a wide variety of public and private schools, churches, non-profit organizations, and government agencies. We partner with local businesses and organizations to provide valuable services that develop current and future leaders for our community and the world.

Caroline Furnace Lutheran Camp & Retreat Center has a small year-round staff of 3 full time and 4 part time/seasonal full time. We hire 15-20 counselors for our Summer Camp program. All are certified in First Aid and CPR, with additional opportunities for Wilderness First Aid, Lifeguard, American Canoe Association Instructor, Archery Instructor, ServSafe Food Handler/Manager, Leave No Trace Trainer, and more.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Do you dream of serving on the Caroline Furnace staff or becoming a stronger leader in your community? Our LITs are challenged to grow in their faith and leadership, and are equipped with skills and tools to continue learning and growing after camp is over. LITs are chosen for their faith maturity, desire to become a better leader, and motivated personality.

During your LIT! training week (Part One), you will develop skills, awareness and experience that will put you into action as a quality leader and team member. Throughout your training week, you will study and practice the art of leading others with the help of our Leadership Team. Following successful completion of your first week, you may choose a second week (Part Two) to return to camp and co-lead a cabin under the leadership of one of our counselors. Part Two weeks are offered weeks three through seven of summer camp.

Our Leaders In Training program is application based. Learn more at Our Camp Website Link: www.CarolineFurnace.org.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: At Caroline Furnace Lutheran Camp & Retreat Center, scholarships are determined on a case-by-case basis. About 30% of our campers come on partial or full scholarship or sponsorship. Contact us for more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.CarolineFurnace.org.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): We offer one week of Family Camp with a half-week or full-week option, as well as a Family Camp Out-Trip - an overnight canoeing trip on the Shenandoah River. Out-Trip participants must be potty-trained and able to sleep in a tent at a primitive site (composting toilets available).

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Caroline Furnace Lutheran Camp & Retreat Center is a year-round retreat center and summer camp. Our main property is in Fort Valley VA and we also operate an adult retreat center in Strasburg VA. We are busy year round with rental groups and planned programming in faith, education, and renewal - youth retreats, campus ministries, men’s and women’s groups, school groups, conference meetings, scouting trips, family reunions, and special events. Our group minimum is 10, and we can accommodate large groups of 200+. For eight weeks of the year Caroline Furnace is filled with the excitement of Summer Camp, available for rising 1st to 12th grade campers.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please see Our Camp Website Link: www.CarolineFurnace.org for more information.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Summer Staff positions at Caroline Furnace Lutheran Camp & Retreat Center - You'll be signing up for two weeks of staff training and eight weeks of varied outdoor adventure - May 31 to August 9. There are opportunities for select applicants to begin a couple weeks early and stay a week or two later.

You can expect a new adventure each week, to gain new skills and experiences, and to make friendships that will last a lifetime.

Do you have what it takes to be a Camp Counselor? You'll need an endless supply of energy, love, enthusiasm, patience, and kindness. You must be able to share your faith story and encourage young people to grow in their own relationship with Jesus Christ. You must embrace the adventure of the outdoors and work well in a team. You must be willing to unplug from technology and focus on your relationship with God, nature, and the people around you.

​Academic Internships are available. Pay is based on experience and certifications. Contact us for more information or apply online at Our Camp Website Link: www.CarolineFurnace.org

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Hat Creek Camps & Conferences
Brookneal, Virginia

Visit Our Hat Creek Camps & Conferences Website
434-376-1250
434-376-1251

info[AT]hatcreekcamps.org
7141 Hat Creek Rd.
Brookneal, Virginia 24528

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CAMPER AGES: Rising 3rd-12th grades

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Family Camp

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Horseback Riding, Adventure, Swimming, Fine Arts/Crafts, Waterfront/Aquatics, and more. We Offer A High & Low Challenge Course Along With A 200 Foot Zip Line & A 35' Climbing Wall. We Also Offer An Aqua Zip As Well As Many Of The Traditional Activities Associated With Camp Such As: Archery, Riflery, Crafts, Horseback Riding, Lakefront Swimming, Canoeing, Hiking, Tubing, Hayrides, The Monsoon Mudpit, & River Walking, Along With Many Other Exciting Opportunities & Experiences.

CAMP LOCATION: We are conveniently located 15 minutes north of Brookneal, VA and about 35 south of Lynchburg. We are only 1 1/2 hours from Danville and Roanoke, 2 hours from Richmond and just 3 hours from Norfolk and Virginia Beach right in the heart of central Virginia located on 343 acres of scenic beauty.

We have a 9 acre and a 2 acre lake with the Little Falling River that encompasses the property to the north and west. Hat Creek is located right on the "Road to the Revolution" with Patrick Henry's summer home and final resting place just 15 minutes away. Please visit our website for more information and directions.

CAMP FACILITIES: From modern amenities to rustic and wilderness settings we are sure to fit your needs. For our campers we have rustic hogans and cabins, pristine Lake Shalom for our waterfront activities, two outdoor amphitheaters, two dining facilities and over 6 miles of groomed trails to discover.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Hat Creek Camps & Conferences offers both traditional overnight (residential) camp, family camp and day camps.

Our staff members are fully trained to include American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguard Certifications as well as ARC First Aid and CPR. Our Ropes Course Instructors are trained by certified ACCT Instructors and obtain Site Specific Certifications. Our staff go through an extensive two week and three week training course designed to meet the needs of our campers. We have on staff licensed medical personnel as well as LSW and Professional Counselors if needed. The Camp Director has over 18 years in the camping profession and holds the American Camping Association Camp Directors Course Certificate.

Although we serve ALL children and families, our primary mission of Hat Creek Camps and Conferences – A Ministry of Patrick Henry Family Services is to provide disadvantaged children with an opportunity to experience Christian camp, and to act as an identifier of family issues facing our culture today.

One of the the great things about Hat Creek Camps and Conferences is our vision is to glorify Jesus Christ while honoring the traditions and values of Patrick Henry, exemplifying the great virtues of Christianity through the ministries of camping and conferences in a modern context. We desire to be one of the top summer camps in VA, providing team building venues such as our ropes course, rock climbing wall and canoeing. - See more at: Our Camp Website Link: www.hatcreekcamps.org

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Camp Scholarships are available for those in financial need. Please contact our main office for more information of visit Our Camp Website Link: www.hatcreekcamps.org to download a camp scholarship form.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family Camp
June 30- July 5, 2014

Daily Programs and Activities for you and your family to choose from like: Swimming, High and Low Ropes Course, 35’ Climbing Wall, Horseback Riding, Field Games, Arts & Crafts, Wilderness Activities and Skills, Archery, Air Rifles, The Monsoon Mud Pit, Camp Fires, Gaga, Beach Volleyball, Hay Rides, The Aqua Zip Line, Fishing and Canoeing and much, much more!

Opportunities for early morning devotions overlooking the lake or to enjoy an evening program with a Guest Speaker who will challenge you and your family in many ways or just sit around the fire and relax.

Enjoy July 4 at Red Hill (The final resting place of Patrick Henry) which will include a pass for your family to see the awesome fireworks show and more.*
You can even select a day at Hat Creek Golf Course.*
You can also enjoy the peace and quiet of hiking six miles of trails and along the Little Falling River during your stay exploring the many areas of solitude and reflection.

Or you can just sit back and relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings that Hat Creek is blessed to have, all the while meeting new friends and other families.

All meals are included (snacks are not included, but will be available in our camp store).

Price varies with choice of lodging:
Screened In Hogans (Sleeps 7) 4 Available w/bath house $425.00. Winter Hogans (Sleeps 7) 4 Available w/bath house $450.00. Cabins (Sleeps 12) 2 Available w/bath house $475.00. Tree Houses (Sleeps 12-15) 2 Available – No bath house $325.00. Tenting Areas With Bath House $350.00. Retreat Center (2&3 Bed Rooms) Private Rooms/Shared Bath $525.00.

These prices are for a family of four. Additional cost of $25 per person for food and $10 per person per week for lodging. *There is an additional cost for these options. TBD. HCCC will not meet dietary needs; however our food selections are healthy choices and are of the utmost quality. You and your family will enjoy line service and eat in our Dining Hall.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We are a year round facility available for retreats, conferences, family reunions, corporate usage, weddings and any other type of gatherings you can imagine. We are here to serve you.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For complete information please visit Our Camp Website Link: www.hatcreekcamps.org for more information and visit our "camp" side.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We are always looking for qualified staff to come alongside and to help us serve these children.  Please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.hatcreekcamps.org for more information.

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(973) 732-3230, (570) 253-4381
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168 Duck Harbor Road
Honesdale, Pennsylvania 18341

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Weekend Programs in NY, NJ, CT, (NY Metro), DC, VA, (DC Metro Area), PA

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
322 Route 46 West Suite 210 Parsippany, NJ 07054

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CAMPER AGES: 8-19

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Summer, Weekender, Teen Travel

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Our dining facilities are Kosher. We are accepting of all faiths. Summit is an ACA accredited program.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Summit Camp & Travel is an awesome experience for our kids to enjoy camp, teen travel, and weekend retreats in a supportive environment that 'gets' them. Our kids march to the beat of their own drum, and when those drums come together, they create what we call "The Magic on the Hill"!

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Summit Camp & Travel provides traditional recreational programs for youth aged 8-19 years with needs such as AD/HD, Asperger's/HFA, learning differences, and/or mild emotional challenges.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Weightloss, Soccer, Gymnastics, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Martial Arts, Team Sports, Computers, Math, Science, Technology, Academics, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Trampolining, Nature Program/Small Farm/Gardening, Swim Instruction, "Glee" Choir & Dance Program, Independence (Executive Function/ Independent Living Skills) Course, Tribes Social Skills Program, Banana Boating, Activities In Daily Living (Cooking, Budgeting, Etc), Jewelry Making, Ceramics, Woodshop, Karate/Martial Arts, GAGA, Go-Karting, & Archery.

Summit Camp & Travel is a Top Horse-Riding Summer Camp located in Honesdale Virginia offering many fun and educational Horse-Riding and other activities, including: Baseball, Basketball, Adventure and more. Summit Camp & Travel is a top Horse-Riding Camp for ages: 8-19.
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CAMP LOCATION: Summit is located approximately 3 hours from New York City in the far Northeast corner of Pennsylvania (45 miles northeast of Scranton, PA), in the lovely rural setting of Honesdale, Pennsylvania.

CAMP FACILITIES: Summit has approx. 30 traditional wooden cabins with electric and private facilities in each cabin. Our main buildings include our newly refinished dining hall, air-conditioned recreational hall, our medical facility, and a newly built outdoor pavilion. Summit utilizes three A frame buildings for our arts programs, a wilderness treehouse with camp fire area for cookouts, newly resurfaced basketball/tennis courts, high/low ropes course with climbing wall, heated pool, private lake, nature fields with a farm area, martial arts dojo, go-kart track with 3 karts. Summit has a small amphitheatre adjacent to our lake, with a miraculous view of our beautiful setting where we enjoy swimming, canoeing, and riding our banana boats. Our camp resides on a gently rising hillside, thus providing us with the physical basis for our motto, "The Magic on the Hill."

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Summit Camp is a co-ed sleepaway camp for ages 8-19 years with issues of attention: AD/HD, HFA/Asperger’s Disorder, and/or learning differences. Using the frame of a traditional sleepaway camp, we create platforms of success where our campers can experience outcomes such as improved self-esteem, lasting friendships, and increased independence. This is accomplished through a well-orchestrated and expertly staffed backdrop to a largely traditional camp experience- guided challenges, waterfront, adventure course, and more. It is our goal and desire to take our campers from observing peer interactions to engaging in them, to learn and celebrate their own strengths and successes, and to feel a sense of belonging and shared community with those around them while they are with us.

Our Teen Travel program extends the Summit community to provide a safe yet exciting adventure to one of our many attractive national and international destination tours offering 14 day and 19 day excursions. Summit Weekenders provide a youth-group style social retreat for adolescents to have an oasis of independence, enjoyment, and success during the school year months. Regardless of the specific program, Summit provides an expertly staffed, highly structured, and truly fun experience for our youth, and has been doing so since 1969. Summit is accredited by the American Camp Association and takes pride in our long term commitment to and successes in working with special needs youth.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Our Transitions to Adult Living Skills program for youth aged 15-19 provides learning and vocational opportunities for our teens. We also have vocational programs for upper camp including, big brother/big sister, waiter/waitressing, working in a specialty area or as UL assistant, photography, and more. Our SUPER TEEN program focuses on building the executive function and daily living skills OUR kids needs to succeed as independently as possible.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Summit provides weekender programs in metropolitan areas throughout the country which run from Friday evening until Sunday mid-day that provide an oasis of social involvement for our youth. NY/NJ and DC/VA weekenders meet on a monthly basis.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Summit has the following resident summer staff in addition to our dual layer of counselors and specialists. • Team of senior directorship including a Master's of Education, licensed social worker, counseling psychologist, and school psychologist. • On site Physician and group of RN's for excellent medication management and treatment on site. • Head counselor who has been a proud member of the Summit community since 1983. We pride ourselves on our ongoing support and training of our staff and our phenomenal return rate of excellent seasonal staff who help us orchestrate and bring the magic to our youth year after year.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Ongoing information can be found on our website at: Our Camp Website Link: www.summitcamp.com
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SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We would love to hear from interested applicants! We are looking for staff 20+ years of age. Counselors have prior experience working with our populations and are looking for a unique opportunity to develop skills and experience in the best setting, with the best supervision, available!

Our specialty teams include waterfront, arts, performing arts, adventure, nature, science, computers, athletics, and go-karting.

We are looking for specialty teachers that have experience leading youth and instructing others in their given area.

Please contact Leah Love, MS, leahl[AT]summitcamp.com, with interest in working for us. You may have never considered a special needs camp program- but let us show you why working for us may be the summer of a lifetime!

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