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.
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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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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4. 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.

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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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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8. Hidden Heights Farm Camp
Pelahatchie, MS

Campers will learn all about farm life, horse care, grooming and riding, games on horseback, plant a garden, learn where food comes from, care for Lenard the cow and goats, arts and crafts, and water activities

9. Frost Valley YMCA
Claryville, NY

Our roots reach back to 1901, when we established one of the nation's first overnight camps for children. Over a century later, we remain true to the Y mission and our non-profit commitment to bring children of all backgrounds and abilities together in our enriching, life-changing community of summer camp.

10. YMCA Camp Ohiyesa
Holly, MI

At Camp Ohiyesa kids discover new skills, make friends, gain confidence and practice teamwork. From archery and canoeing to horseback riding and outdoor living skills, a wide range of camp activities fuel lots of summer adventure. Camp Ohiyesa is also available to rent by school groups, churches and other organizations.

11. Blue Mountain Ranch
Florissant, CO

Blue Mountain Ranch, a small private coed camp located in Pike National Forest in colorful Colorado, emphasizes knowing each child as an individual and introducing campers to new activities in the natural world on a non-competitive basis.

12. Horse Camp at Plane View Farm
Erie, CO

Kids learn all about horses, including care, safety, and riding. Other animals are also on the farm to play with and learn about, including a pot-bellied pig, ducks, geese, and a few cows! Summer camps and year-round lessons available.

13. Pony Badges Horse/Pony Camp & Girl Scout Badge Program/Art, too!
Snohomish, WA

Our program offers a wide range of activities to keep your child entertained!

14. 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.

15. Jupiter Equestrian Camp
Jupiter, FL

Premiere Florida Equestrian Camp ages 5-95 Your child will have the experience of a lifetime! Jupiter Equestrian Center

16. 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!)

17. Birch Creek Service Ranch
Spring City, UT

Birch Creek Service Ranch provides outdoor activities, artistic endeavors, community building, and the opportunity for personal growth. At the Birch Creek Ranch, campers have fun as they grow through new challenges and experiences.

18. Equine Escapes Camp
Issaquah, WA

Equine Escapes Summer Horse Camp - Immerse yourself in everything horse! Go trail riding with your new equine friend! Stay overnight in our authentic tipis!

19. Orme Ranch Camp
Mayer, AZ

Do you want to learn to ride....learn to ride well? Orme is first and foremost a riding camp, and all campers are required to ride once a day. We have begining and advanced classes!

20. Tap Root Farm Summer Camp
Franklin, TN

Horseback Riding Daily.Farming Activities such as: fencing,haying,cattle,cultivating& harvesting.Tug-o-wars at the creek,Team Competitions:PingPong& Cornhole Tournaments+Old Fashion Farm FUN in the world of outdoor nature.We do barn chores,a service project & learn responsibility,sharing,follow through,caring& more via caring for large animals,gardening,competitions,playing games+