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Summer Camps

With Summer camps being right around the corner, I wanted to share some information about each camp for all curious parents and volunteers. Sign-ups are available to the public, but open slots are going very quickly. You can see the remaining availability, dates, cost, and other information here.

Job Skills Training: Students with physical, cognitive, and/or emotional disabilities learn transferable job skills while completing work-related tasks at the barn. 

Older Kids Group Riding Lesson: 8-week camp with group riding lessons and other fun activities.

Handwriting with Horses: 8-week camp that focuses on building a foundation of handwriting through drawing and teaching general sensorimotor skills, using horses and natural environment for encouragement. Students should be able to stay on task for 5-8 minutes. Parent involvement expected.

Social Skills: 8-week camp in which students learn the expectations of different social situations and practice how to respond appropriately.

Younger Kids Group Riding Lesson: A group riding lesson with other fun activities.

Pony Pals Group Riding Lesson: A group riding lesson with other fun activities.

Build It, Grow It: Students will learn basic construction and craftsmanship, gardening, and facility maintenance skills required to keep the barn running. Students should be able to walk over uneven terrain, grasp hammers and other tools, and be able to safely use tools.

Middle School Kids Group Riding Lesson: A group riding lesson with other fun activities.

Communicating with Horses: Students will learn about communication between horses and humans through a series of horse activities such as observing, grooming, and leading.

If you have any questions about any of the camps or want to learn more information, please email Grace (grace@theredbarn.org).

-Connor

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