Ranch Camps

Experience the unique setting of living, working, and playing at a real working ranch camp! Horseback riding is often central to programming at summer ranch camps. Western riding technique and vaulting (gymnastics on horseback) are typical core instruction components. Animal care, roping, swimming, and other sports are often a part of a summer ranch camp's program.
Santa Rosa, CA

Cloverleaf Ranch is a traditional, co-ed summer camp. 25 activities are offered in a wholesome, enjoyable environment. For over 61 years, Cloverleaf has provided children from around the world with a safe and fun summer to remember.

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2. SOAR
Balsam, NC
Other

SOAR offers high adventure summer camps designed specifically for youth and young adults between the ages of 8 and 25 diagnosed with ADHD and LD. Each of our summer camp programs promotes friendships, increase self-confidence, and develop life skills.

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Goldendale, WA

A one-of-a-kind camp program, emphasizing natural horsemanship, nature-based activities, positive peer relationships, and a warm, welcoming camp community. Small sessions with a max of 24 campers and a camper/staff ratio of 6:1 or better.

Colebrook, CT

Camp Jewell YMCA is filled with moments of fun, friendship, self-confidence and memories that will last your child a lifetime! We provide a diverse environment for ages 7-15 paired with a full range of activities to bring out the best in your child.

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Bonsall, CA

A Southern California tradition since 1964. Features ranch activities, daily western riding lessons, animal & horse science classes, animal care time, vaulting lessons. Ideal for beginning/intermediate riders. CCCA & CHA accredited. WAIC member camp.

Fairview Lake YMCA is a traditional and adventure based sleepaway camp located on 660 acres of pristine forests and fields around a 110 acre lake. Since 1915, we have provided quality summer camping for thousands of children.

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Kingston, ID

Summer camp for girls 9 – 15, on a ranch in the Bitterroot Mountains in northern Idaho where we grow and raise all of our own food. Outdoor fun, animals, farming, horseback riding and great food are our specialties!

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Plymouth, WI

New friends, positive values, personal growth, great adventures, and outrageous fun are the foundations of the Anokijig experience. Choose your own summer adventure with our huge variety of activities and programs including horses, teen challenges, and adventure trips.

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9. Northfork Farms & Outback
Webberville, MI

Northfork Farms & Outback is a small and personal camp geared toward all ages promoting leadership, friendship, and fun all in a safe environment.

10. Rocky River Ranch
Wimberley, TX

We are a private camp for girls in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, located on the Blanco River. Since 1953, our summer camp has offered fun outdoor activities, including horseback riding, kayaking, swimming, and much more. Our mission is to create an engaging environment where girls can discover their strengths, learn leadership skills, and try something new every day while making life-long friendships.

11. YMCA Camp Kern
Oregonia, OH

Camp Kern is located on 485 beautiful acres along the Little Miami River in Southwestern Ohio. We are a year-round camping facility offering programs in leadership adventure, outdoor education, summer camp, ranch, and conferences.

12. The Country School Farm
Becks Mills, OH

Animal lovers return year after year to work and play at the Barker farm. Located in Ohio's Amish settlement. Nondenominational. Montessori. Since 1976

13. Quarter K Ranch
Bath, PA

The Ranch is a Bible-believing camp ministry located on a small, family run horse. We provide a genuine Christian horsemanship experience that evangelizes, disciples, and encourages each camper to be more like Jesus Christ.

14. Shady Lawn Ranch
Oakdale, CA

Shady Lawn Ranch is dedicated to building strong foundations in horsemanship. We strive to build confidence and self-assurance in our students by overcoming challenges and accomplishing goals in a safe and fun environment. We have a noncompetitive atmosphere and encourage kids to help each other.

15. Farm Life 101 - SonRidge Farm
Kings Mountain, NC

Learn what it's like to live/work on a farm - while also participating in many activities (including horseback riding, leather crafts, blogging, goat milking and more!)

16. A Day on the Farm Camp at Willows Edge Farm
Kuna, ID

So much more than just a horse camp! We offer kids a chance to live the "day in the life of..." experience.

17. Far View Ranch Camp
Bangor, CA

In operation since 1936, Far View Ranch Camp is a farm/ranch experience for children on a 1,000 acre ranch in the California Sierra foothills concentrating on hands on experiences in an outdoor setting.

18. River Ranch
Carnation, WA

Girl Scout camp located east of Seattle, WA in the foothills of the Cascade mountains. Programs offered in horseback riding, arts, nature, water sports, trips and leadership.

19. Camp Ondessonk
Ozark, IL

Camp Ondessonk is the Premier Adventure Destination of the Midwest. Our camper fees are extremely competitive and unlike many other summer camps, Ondessonk does not charge additional fees for horseback riding or senior camper electives.

20. YMCA Raintree Ranch
Julian, CA

A horse lover' s paradise. Over half of each day spent with horses!