Diamond Oaks Equine Summer Camp for Youth

Know a horse crazy kid who does not have access to a horse? Here are three unique opportunities for youths to start becoming involved/more involved in the wonderful world of horses. Each of these three programs have activities geared for the “lets dip our toes in the water to test and see if we really like horses” riders (and parents!) who may be considering future horse involvement or ownership. *I.  Diamond Oaks Equine Summer Camp for Youth* This camp is for students between the ages of 11 and 15 (as of June 1). Camp activities include barn and riding safety, grooming, care and feeding of horses, proper mounting, dismounting, rider position and control. Registrations competitive:  first come, first served Two sessions available: 6/1-6/5 and 6/8- 6/12 from 9AM-3PM Offered at two locations:  Diamond Oaks in Dent and Laural Oaks in Wilmington Diamond Oaks Equine Summer Camp for Youth <http://www.greatoaks.com/sites/adulted/PersonalEnrichment/Pages/Summer-Equine-Camp-for-youth.aspx> *II. Ohio Horseman’s Council Weekend Camping Youth Program* This weekend camping trip is organized by Ohio Horseman’s Council to promote the Ohio Horseman’s Council Youth Program.  This overnight horse camp is for participants between the ages of 8 to 17, total group size to be more than 10 and less than 25 campers and campers may ride camp horses (at no additional cost) or can bring their own horse.  Cost is $65.00 per youth for the weekend and first priority given to OHC members (application attached –  OHC youth membership cost is $20.00) Who/What  Ohio Horseman’s Council Youth Program First Camping Weekend Where: Camp Mohaven, 18744 Turkey Ridge Road, Danville, Ohio  43014 When:  August 14,15 and 16 2015 Why:  Support young people interested in horse How:  Registration is competitive: first come, first serve. see attached For More Information: Ms. Jackie Romaker, OHCYP Chair, 419-575-3623,[email protected]https://ohconline.com/documents/41-ohc-youth-program Camp Mohaven Horseback Riding <http://mohaven.org/page/horseback-riding> *Program:* *Friday*:  Arrive 4-5 PM, introduction, safety class, knot tying, assign horses, tack up., trail ride to river/camping with horses, fireside supper, evening activity. *Saturday*:  Rise and shine, feed horses, dutch overn breakfast, all abut camping with horses, canoe or tubing trip, lunch on river, back to camp, trail ride to barn, Indiana village for night, supper, evening games *Sunday*: Rise and shine, breakfast, class time: tack, bits, saddle fit and cleaning, horse care, basic first aid, horse anatomy, breeds, markings, barn work, types of feed and arena lesson.  Camper pick up 1:00 PM Other Details: Camp Mohaven is owned and operated by the Ohio Conference of Seventh Day Adventist.  Similar to other civic minded groups like the Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts  and the Wounded Warrior Program; Camp Mohaven is graciously allowing Ohio Horseman’s Council volunteers use of the equine facility and horses to provide this program for youth members.  This is strictly an equine youth program and there are no religious orientation activities planned for the OHC Youth Program weekend. *III. Winton Woods Riding Center * Winton Woods Riding Center’s Summer Session of horseback riding lessons is a 12-week session that runs June 1- August 23. Students ride one day per week, at a set day and time, for the entire 12 weeks. Group, semi-private and private options are available.  *Registration* *Starts  MAY 4*. Winton Woods Riding Center <http://www.greatparks.org/parks/winton-woods/winton-woods-riding-center> Winton Woods Riding Center Registration <https://reservations.greatparks.org/Info.aspx?EventID=9000> Best Ann Frederick513-353-4744





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