Date June 25th - July 1st 2017
Grade Girls 6 - 9th
Session Fee $569
Grades entering Fall 2018
Two options for submitting payment.
Option One A check mailed to our office
Option Two Using your credit card
$100 required to confirm your registration.
This session is full
Please call the office at 262-363-6940 if you would like to be on a waiting list.
Bring your horse pillows and sleeping bags, this week was made for middle school horse lovers. We teach with Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) guidelines for all skill levels. Campers will rotate between different classes in the morning, then enjoy all the other horse and camp activities in the afternoon. After dinner is games, creating horse-themed keepsakes, and preparing for their drill team event.Drill team is a group of horses and riders performing choreographed maneuvers to music. We focus our horsemanship training to create, practice and perform a drill team routine with their teammates. The girls will perform their routine on Saturday morning.
There are interactive chapel sessions and cabin discussions based on a teaching theme from the Bible. All teaching is designed to be applicable for Triple W girls from all walks of life and set them up for success.
All Phantom Ranch staff are screened then trained in our child protection policies.
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Krista Mayer, Horsemanship Director, oversees this session with the help of summer staff wranglers. She has a degree in Equine Science and loves the energy middle school girls bring to the Hitching Post. She has been working with Phantom Ranch horses since 1998. She recently has earned a certification in Equine Massage Therapy.
Your camp gear should include:
HITCHING POST -- riding boots or smooth soled shoes with 1" heel (NOT gym shoes), comfortable socks for riding boots, jeans or breeches for the week, appropriate athletic tops, reusable water bottle (available for purchase in the camp store), a stretching/yoga mat.
CABIN -- basic bedding for a twin sized mattress (pillow, sheets/sleeping bag/blanket) and toiletries (soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothbrush, toothpaste, bath towel, hand towel).
WATERFRONT -- beach towel (different from bath towel), quick drying sandals (easy to identify among similar sandals), modest one piece swimsuit or tankini covering midriff/belly (no bikinis or monokinis please). Some girls like to wear a form of swimwear shorts too, but this is not required.
AROUND CAMP -- clothes that can get dirty, running footwear, rain jacket, pants and close-toed footwear for horse ride and paintball, flashlight, BIBLE.
OPTIONAL -- riding helmet (one is provided), half chaps, camera, pen/pencil, personal paintball googles/pads, fishing gear - call/email for clarification on what to bring items.
Do Not Bring
Please do NOT BRING -- personal horse brushes or tack, any type of music player, mobile phone, video game player, laptop, knives, personal paintball and airsoft guns, fireworks, sparklers, or any similar items. Please turn in all cash at check in to be entered into the camper's store account.
Phantom Ranch will not be held responsible for lose, theft, or damage to items brought to camp. Phantom Ranch staff will collect and secure the above items and return them at the end of the week. For clarification on our do not bring list and policy please call/email.
Typical Daily Schedule
7:00 Wake Up and Cabin Clean for Inspection
7:30 Morning Stretches
9:00 Cabin Discussions
9:45 Horsemanship Classes
1:00 In Cabins
2:00 Group Activity
3:00 Camper Choice
Waterfront and Paintball available
5:20 Flag Lowering
6:30 Evening Activity
9:30 Evening Stretches and Fruit Snack
10:00 In Cabin
10:30 Lights Out
Note: This schedule is subject to change.