Beach City, OH 44608
Do horses fill your child’s mind and imagination? Offer your child (grades 1-12 in the fall of 2018) opportunities to connect and build friendships with horses, peers, and mentors this summer. The Wanake Ranch, located in Beach City, Ohio, offers week-long horse adventures for children and teens of all ages. Campers learn safe horsemanship while having fun through daily adventures with the horses in the arena and equine science classroom. Older, experienced riders also enjoy trail rides. Progressive instruction is led by a Certified Horsemanship Association instructor and includes horse care: feeding, grooming, tacking, chores, and more. Campers are challenged to practice decision-making, leadership, and responsibility in a safety conscious, well supervised and encouraging environment.
Campers living in the ranch bunkhouse feed, groom, and tack their horses, and then spend the morning in the riding arena for progressive horseback riding lessons and the equine classroom for horse science. After lunch campers go swimming or take part in horse related activities and have fun studying the Bible. After supper campers enjoy games, snack, worship, and campfires. Horseback trail rides on Wanake’s trails through the rolling hills are a highlight of this week immersed in horses. Wrangler Week (Grades 9-12) offers the most time with horses, followed by Ranch Camp (Grades 6-12), and then Horse Lovers (grades 4-12). Horse Day Camp (Grades 2-6) features horse science and arena time each morning, plus they enjoy swimming in the pool, games, and Bible study. Visit campwanake.org for more details.
The Wanake Ranch also offers week-long programs for campers who live in the main part of camp and visit the ranch once each day. Saddle Up (grades 4-12 in the fall of 2018) features four horseback riding lessons and four horse science lessons plus opportunities to assist with the horses. Splash and Saddle (grades 4-12) features time in the saddle and time in the pool with four horseback riding lessons and two horse science lessons, plus extra pool time daily. For children who will be in grades 1-3 in the fall of 2018 Just Horsing Around is a three-day, two-night, three-horse-lesson introduction to the horse world.
Unique to Wanake is the small group de-centralized model of camping, allowing children to live in a family-like group with counselors and campers who eat, live, worship, study, work and play together in a Christ-centered environment situated in the out-of-doors.
Full week (Sunday- Friday), partial week, and day camp programs are available over an eight week summer starting Sunday, June 10 and ending on Friday, August 3, 2018. If your child is registered by May 1, 2018 you will receive a $20.00 Early Bird discount and a one-of-a-kind Early Bird t-shirt not available anywhere else! Sibling discounts and Camperships are available. Register for camp at eastohiocamps.campbrainregistration.com. Get details, descriptions, and dates at campwanake.org. Questions? Need more information? Call Wanake’s office at (330) 756-2333 or e-mail [email protected].
The Wanake Ranch also offers trail rides year-round and horseback riding lessons each spring and fall.
All Summer Camp Options: http://wanake.typepad.com/summer_camp/all-programs-sortable-index.html
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