Summer Camps

NVTRP offers various summer riding packages that are designed to integrate children with and without disabilities through riding programs and many other equine-related activities. Participants learn tolerance, compassion, and respect for differences while improving their cognitive, physical and horsemanship skills.

Ponies and Paintbrushes Art Therapy Camp

July 10-14, 2017

Join NVTRP this summer for a week of horse-filled fun in the sun! During this camp designed for therapeutic riders, campers will not only ride each day, but they will also work with our art therapist in group therapy sessions. Other activities include learning basic horse skills such as grooming, feeding and tacking and un-tacking. Water will be provided to keep those busy campers hydrated, but riders are responsible for bringing their own lunch, a change of clothes, and any other personal needs. Attire: riding helmet-ASTM/SEI certified (required), riding pants and riding boots.

Register here.

Equines for Everyone Camp

July 17-21, 2017

Join us this summer for an evening camp designed for teenagers and adults without disabilities to either begin learning about horses or expand their equestrian knowledge. Participants will ride every day as well as attend various horsemanship workshops including: lunging, equine first aid, trailering, nutrition, and more! Beginner to intermediate riders welcome. Participants must be at least 14 years old.

Register here.

Community Lesson Camps

July 17-21, 2017
July 24-28, 2017
July 31-August 4, 2017

Summer camps for individuals without disabilities are available through Fairfax County Parktakes. Register for these camps here.

Therapeutic Riding Camp

August 7-11, 2017

Join NVTRP this summer for a week of horse-filled fun in the sun! During this camp designed for therapeutic riders, campers will not only get to ride, but will also learn basic horse skills such as grooming, feeding and tacking and un-tacking. Between barn activities, campers will have a chance to practice their others skills with various horse-related arts, crafts, and games! Water will be provided to keep those busy campers hydrated, but riders are responsible for bringing their own lunch, a change of clothes, and any other personal needs. Attire: riding helmet-ASTM/SEI certified (required), riding pants and riding boots.

Register here.

 

Questions about any of these camps? Please contact Olivia Taylor at (703) 764-0269 or otaylor@nvtrp.org.