Summer Camp 2017

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Weekly Summer Intensives

Where riding is so much more than sitting on a horse!

11 weeks of Summer programming beginning June 12, 2017
Click here for our Summer Program Brochure

Spend a week or more with Blue Rider and be prepared for an amazing equine experience.
For 25 years, Blue Rider Stables has provided students of all ages and abilities opportunities to encounter equines in a unique educational setting. Under the artful direction and guidance of our experienced licensed riding instructors, students develop and improve riding skills while deepening their knowledge of horses in a safe and nurturing environment.

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instead of wheelbarrowHalf Day Sessions (for ages 3-6) $250 per week
Mornings 9 am-12 pm
Bring a snack and water.

Half day sessions are uniquely designed around the dynamics of the camp group. The primary focus is to allow campers to have fun, while exploring the world of horses through horse care, riding, and vaulting. Age and ability appropriate riding skills are taught in a supportive group setting, with individual attention given to each camper and his or her own learning style and goals.

Full Day Sessions (for ages 6+) $400 per weekP1130170
9 am – 3 pm
Bring a snack, lunch and water.

Full day campers have expanded opportunities for setting individual goals and in-depth learning. Full day immersion allows campers the time and space to bond with the horses, and together as a group. In addition to riding and vaulting, topics may include: horse language and gaits, equine anatomy, and horse health. Barn safety and etiquette are reinforced in all aspects learning.

summer camp1Typical Camp Day
9am – Arrival, Meet and Greet
9:15 am – Barn Chores/Horse Care
10:30 am – Snack
10:45 am – Horse Time
12:00 pm – Pick up for Half Day Campers/Critter Care for Full Day Campers
12:30 pm – Lunch/Individual Projects
1:30 pm – Horse Time
2:45 pm – Closure/Pick-up




Blue Rider Stables Summer Program Registration Form

Please complete one form per child

Select the week(s) below that your child will participate in our Summer Program.
 Register for camp with deposit by March 1st and receive a 10% discount!
A 50% non-refundable deposit per week is required with registration. Your total DEPOSIT (including the 10% discount) for this camper is shown in the gray box to the right. You will be invoiced the week prior to camp for the balance due.

At this time Week 5 (July 10-14) and Week 6 (July 17-21) are full. To be added to the waitlist for these weeks, please email with your child's name, age, which week they would like and full/half day.
At this time Week 5 (July 10-14) and Week 6 (July 17-21) are full. To be added to the waitlist for these weeks, please email with your child's name, age, which week they would like and full/half day.
Please describe your child's riding experience. If none, write "none"
If your child has any allergies, please let us know to what and the severity. If none, write "none"
Please include any additional information that will help our instructors work more effectively with your child. Please include any medical diagnoses or behavior issues/triggers. These will remain confidential.

When you click submit below, you will be brought to PayPal, where you can pay by credit card or bank transfer.
If you prefer to pay by check, close the Paypal page (don’t worry – your registration is complete once you hit submit below), and remit payment to: Blue Rider Stables, PO Box 924, Great Barrington, MA 01230. Please indicate the camper’s name and registration weeks on the check. Also click the checkbox below, so we know to expect payment by mail. Please be advised that your summer camp spot is not reserved until we have received your deposit.