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613-489-0248

2020 Summer Camp Information - Subject to Covid19 Limitations

 

Thank you for considering Stevens Creek Summer Camp!

We want all our children to have a fun week and get lots of exercise. By the end of the week they will learn

to ride and care for heir horse, experience farm life and become familiar with horses and other farm animals.

 

Week             Dates                      Camp Type            

Week 1 July   6 - 10 Regular Camp - FULL

Week 2 July 20 - 24 Regular Camp - FULL

Week 3 August   4 - 7 Regular Camp - FULL

Week 4 August 10 - 14 City of Ottawa Camp- CANCELLED

Week 5   August 17- 21 Regular Camp 4 spaces            

  • All camps are full-day from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.      
  • For riding lessons, campers will be divided into groups based on skill levels and experience.
  • Typical age of campers is between 6 and 14 years.
  • For more information on the City of Ottawa Camp go to: https://documents.ottawa.ca/sites/documents/files/ss2020_summer_Camps_e..pdf

Registration and fees

Registration and payment are due June 1st for July camps and July 1st for August camps.

Full Day $425.00 + HST $55.25     Total: $480.25

Before and after camp child care is available on request for all camps (fee subject to time)

Cheques are payable to “Stevens Creek Farm”.

Contact us at: [email protected] or 613-489-0248

 

Camp days are tiring and often hot. Campers need to eat healthy and be well rested.

 

 

A TYPICAL SUMMER CAMP DAY

 

8:30 - Cooperative games / theory and practical horse care / Chickens-collect eggs and feed chicks and layers

9:00 - Ride (half hour prep. time before and after ride)

11:00 - Horsemanship (groom horse,clean tack, learn about horses and running a stable)

12:00 - Lunch and swim - pool games

1:00 - Non-equestrian activities: arts and crafts, Team Nature Treasure Hunt, etc.

2:30 - Horseback games, vaulting, learn to ride bareback, etc.

3:45 - Tidy-up

4:00 - Pick-up

 

WHAT TO BRING

  • Lunch and healthy snacks (fruit, veggies, cheese and crackers, trail mix, protein bars, hummus etc.); by request we will regulate a nut free environment;
  • Reusable (preferably metal) water bottle. SCF water is yummy and bottles can be filled at the stable;
  • Turn-out: please make sure that long hair is braided (a pony tail does not fit inside a helmet);
  • Sweater or jacket (no hoodies please as they can pose a danger around horses);
  • Stretchy riding pants (riding breeches, leggings; jeans are not comfortable for riding);
  • Golf/polo shirt or t-shirt (no tank tops, please);
  • Socks (knee socks are preferred as they go over pants);
  • Boots (tall riding boots, short paddock boots or rain boots with a heel);
  • Clothes for athletics and games (bathing suit, towel, sun hat, pants or shorts, T-shirt, running shoes);
  • Sunscreen and bug spray;
  • Rain coat and boots, depending on the weather forecast

WHAT NOT TO BRING

  • Overly processed foods with dyes or artificial flavours, which have been shown to contribute to hyperactivity.
  • Electronic toys & devices (cell phones may be left in bags or lockers for emergency).

 

 

 

Stevens creek farm

Summer Camps

Download: WaiverMinor.pdf

Download: WaiverMinor.docx

Download: CampSignUpFormGeneral.pdf