YMCA_CSB_Horsemasters

Horsemaster Program

Summer Camp Update 
All summer programs and sessions are full.
We encourage you to register for the waitlist by clicking "register my camper" in the upper right corner of our website.
This gives you an opportunity to register one week prior to open enrollment for Summer Camp 2025.


Horsemasters Junior

Ages 7 – 11, one week

Campers with little to no horse experience will receive an excellent introduction to horses and riding. Under the instruction of our qualified wranglers, riders will learn how to work with a horse both on the ground and in the saddle. Campers will experience how to groom and tack a horse, as well as learn basic riding techniques of controlling and steering a horse at a walk. Riding will occur in the arena and on the trail. Campers will spend their mornings at the barn and then participate in afternoon and evening camp activities with their cabinmates. A horse show on closing day will allow riders to show their new skills to friends and family.

2024 Rates

YMCA Member $1,142 per session
Nonmember $1,223 per session

2024 Session Dates

Session 2

June 16 - 21

Session 5

July 7 - 12


Horsemasters

Ages 11 – 14, one week

For riders with some horse experience, this program offers a progression from Horsemasters Junior. Riders will care for their horses and begin to advance their riding technique. Campers in this program will work on agility and learn how to ride at a trot, a quicker gait than a walk. Riding will occur in the arena and on the trail. Campers will spend their mornings at the barn and then participate in normal afternoon and evening camp activities with their cabinmates. A horse show on closing day will allow riders to show their new skills to friends and family.

2024 Rates

YMCA Member $1,142 per session
Nonmember $1,223 per session

2024 Session Dates

Session 3

June 23 - 28

Session 6

July 14 - 19


Advanced Horsemasters

Ages 13 – 17, one week

This program is for riders who have a mastery of the basic skills of riding and are looking for the extra challenge of an advanced program. Campers will be fully responsible for their horse. Each rider will learn how to control a horse at a canter and at a smoother and quicker gait than the trot. Arena work, as well as trail rides, will help campers further develop their skills. Campers will spend their mornings at the barn and then participate in normal afternoon and evening camp activities with their cabinmates. A horse show on closing day will allow riders to show their new skills to friends and family.

2024 Rates

YMCA Member $1,142 per session
Nonmember $1,223 per session

2024 Session Dates

Session 4

June 30 - July 5

Session 7

July 21 - 26