Date July 3rd - July 8th 2022
Grade Girls 7 - 9th
Session Fee $650
Grades entering Fall 2023
Two options for submitting payment.
Option One A check mailed to our office
Option Two Using your credit card
$150 required to confirm your registration.
This session is full
You can complete a waitlist registration if you would like. Once you are on the waitlist, we will notify you if a spot opens.
The Triple W session has the most horse and barn hours of the four horsemanship sessions. Girls are assigned a horse after a riding assessment at the beginning of the week. Wranglers teach the basics of grooming, tacking and partnering with your horse. Campers develop riding skills through overcoming basic obstacles and experiencing a variety of horse handling situations. At the end of the week, campers showcase their weeks-worth of training with an obstacle course demo for parents.Triple W does not coincide with another middle school session resulting in the opportunity for unique chapels. Sometimes they have teaching sessions around a campfire in The Garden. Sometimes they are on horseback while the sun sets. Other times they are inside with acoustic worship music sets. All teaching is designed to be applicable for middle school campers from all walks of life and help them become better lifelong followers of Jesus.
Phantom Ranch staff actively teach campers how to have fun together and treat each other with respect, paying close attention to coed interactions.
All Phantom Ranch staff are screened then trained in a variety of topics including our child protection policies, emergency action plans, responding to a variety of camper needs, and helping campers conquer homesickness.
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HORSEMANSHIP GEAR — riding boots or smooth soled shoes with 1" heel (NOT gym shoes), comfortable socks for riding boots, jeans or breeches for the week, and appropriate athletic tops, a stretching/yoga mat; a riding helmet is provided.
CABIN — bedding for a twin-size mattress (pillow, sheets/sleeping bag/blanket), bath towel (different from beach towel) and toiletries (soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothbrush, toothpaste).
WATERFRONT — beach towel (different from bath towel), quick drying sandals (footwear is required when not at the waterfront), sunscreen, active/athletic swimwear that allows for playing, speedboat tube rides, and active games without needing adjustment; swimwear must be fully lined, non-revealing and avoid emphasizing the figure. We recommend swim shirts with SPF to avoid sunburn.
AROUND CAMP — a labeled, reusable water bottle (available for purchase in the camp store), clothes to get dirty in, close-toed footwear (not just flip-flops), active footwear, rain jacket/top, pants, chilly weather clothes, and flashlight
BIBLE — Bible's often get damaged or lost while at camp. Please do not send a family Bible, oversized, or one with sentimental value. Please make sure the camper's name and accurate contact information is in the Bible. Campers are welcome to bring their own Bible and campers are encouraged to follow along with their own Bible. Phantom Ranch has Bibles on hand for use and purchase. All Bible verses being used and taught are made available for campers.
OPTIONAL — secondary swim suit, swim goggles (consider cheap goggles in case of loss), camera, personal paintball goggles/pads, fishing gear.
Call/email for clarification on what to bring items.
Do Not Bring
Please do NOT BRING — personal horse brushes or tack, mobile phones, tablets, music devices, video game players, laptops, smoking/vaping devices, knives, paintball and airsoft markers, fireworks, sparklers, or similar items, cash (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 Tidy the Cabin
8:00 Flag Raising
9:15 Morning Chapel
9:45 Teaching Theme Discussions
10:30 Horsemanship Time
1:00 In Cabin
2:00 Horsemanship Time
3:00 Camper Choice
(Waterfront, Paintball, Archery, Climbing Center available)
5:15 Flag Lowering
6:30 Horsemanship Time
8:00 Evening Chapel
9:00 Night Activity + Fruit Snack
10:00 In Cabin
11:00 Lights Out
Note: This schedule is subject to change.