Equine Assisted Learning Youth Summer Camp 2024

Equine Assisted Learning Camp

Session 1

Dates: Tuesday July 2 – Friday July 5 2024
Age: 8-10
Time: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Price: $240 including HST

Session 2

Dates: Tuesday August 6 – Friday August 9 2024
Age: 10-12
Time: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Price: $240 including HST

A Morning at Poppy’s Haven with the Newfoundland Ponies

Our first day begins with an introduction to the Newfoundland Pony herd and an overview of their heritage.  Your facilitators will proceed to walk your through a safety demonstration and over the week you will have an opportunity to engage in pony feeding and care.

You will get started building a connection with your pony by learning how horses communicate through body language, grooming, and working through a series of very fun team-based obstacles!  Through these obstacles participants will learn life skills including the value of trust, teamwork, respect, boundaries, confidence, creativity, thinking outside the box, communication, and leadership.

The rest of the time is spent walking, cuddling and playing with the ponies, and horse-related games and crafts.

grooming the ponies

Location: Poppy’s Haven, 39148 Mill Road, Varna, Ontario

What to wear: Hard-soled close-toed shoes/boots (no crocs or ballerina flats); weather appropriate clothes that can get dirty; hat

What to bring: water bottle, snack

Summer Camp Registration

Please note that there is a limited number of spots in each camp.

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Please note if your session has 0 spaces left you can join our wait-list by clicking here

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Payment is due on the date of registration via e-transfer to [email protected] or cheque (made payable to: Vanessa Strike) along with the liability form (available after submitting your form) to reserve your spot. We cannot guarantee refunds – please contact us in advance if you are not able to attend and we will try to fill your spot with those on the wait list. Refunds will incur a $20 administration fee.

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