SUMMER CAMPS - Meadowbrook Stables - Chevy Chase, MD
These educational programs provide students with riding instruction, and practice opportunities, as well as hands-on activities to learn safe horse handling, grooming, and the rules and protocol of equestrian competition. We offer week-long camps for ages 6-16. With a wide variety of summer programs to choose from, both children and adults will find something to meet their needs and prosper!
Full Day Camp (Ages 10-14, all levels) Camp hours are from 8:30am – 4:00pm. In each session small groups are assembled according to ability level supplied by applicant and through a Meadowbrook evaluation conducted on the first day of camp. Campers learn about horse care and horseback riding through lectures, activities, games,demonstrations and riding lessons. At the end of each session, we invite you to watch the campers ride in their camp horse show! $725/week
Show Camp (Ages 9-16, 8:30am-4:00pm) Show Camp is a program designed to introduce riders to the responsibilities and fun of attending and participating in a horse show. Each week the riders focus on preparing themselves and their horses for a show. Additionally, riders learn about the various aspects of running a horse show as well as competing. At the end of each session, riders are encourages to participate in a local horse show under the supervision of Meadowbrook Staff. $725/week (additional show fees apply)
Mini Camp (Ages 6-9, Beginner thru walk/trot/canter) Younger campers may participate in a morning half day program. Morning session runs from 8:30-12:00. With a ratio of three campers to every one staff member, safety and quality instruction are top priorities. The curriculum is designed to introduce campers to the fundamentals of riding and horse care in a fun and safe environment. At the end of each session, we invite you to watch the campers ride in their camp horse show! $590/week
Mini Camp Extended Day (May be added on to Mini Camp session) New for 2018! Mini campers may choose to extend their camp session into a full day program, with additional activities including horsey arts & crafts, movies and games. Extended day campers should pack a lunch and a change of clothes. Extended day runs from 12:00pm-4:00pm and can be added to weeks marked with an asterisk (*) on the camp schedule. $175/week