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George School Equestrian Camp

Spend your summer days riding on the beautiful 240-acre George School campus. Learn how to improve your riding and horsemanship skills. We have horses available for beginner to advanced levels. Our camp includes flatwork, horsemanship, and jumping.

DETAILS:

  • Campers must attend two consecutive weeks of camp.
  • Families can register for multiple two-week packages and packages do not need to be consecutive.
  • Camp days run Monday through Friday from  9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Our certified instructors emphasize safety and riding enjoyment for campers ages eight to sixteen.

2024 Camp Dates and Rates

Package

Dates Rates

Field Trips

Weeks 1 and 2

June 17-June 28

*No camp on June 19, 2024

 

$1,000

TBD

 

Weeks 3 and 4 July 1-July 12

*No camp on July 4, 2024

 

$1000

TBD

Weeks 5 and 6

July 15-July 26 $1,150

TBD

Weeks 7 and 8 July 29-August 9 $1,150

TBD

*Camp will be closed Wednesday, June 19 in observance of Juneteenth and Thursday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 9:00 to 9:15 a.m. – Arrival at camp
  • 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. – Saddle-up time
  • 9:45 to 11:00 a.m. – Riding time
  • 11:00 to 11:30 a.m. – Untacking and horse care
  • 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. – Lunch (full-service cafeteria)
  • 12:15 to 2:30 p.m. – Horsemanship, games, swimming, or afternoon ride
  • 2:30 to 3:00 p.m. – Cool off and depart

Lunch

  • Provided by CulinArt, the George School food service provider.
  • Lunch options are fresh, healthy, and change daily.
  • We are a nut-free camp and do our best to accommodate most food allergies and dietary restrictions.

What to Bring for Camp

  • Long pants or jeans for riding and a change of clothes.
  • Swimsuit and towel.
  • Boots with a 1/4 inch to 1/2 inch heel (no sneakers or flat boots for riding).
  • Sneakers or sandals for non-horse activities.
  • Water bottle (required)
  • Riding helmets (Riding helmets can be supplied by the camp if necessary).
  • Sunscreen and bug spray (recommended).

Registration Information

  • Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • We limit participation to eighteen campers per week.
  • A $100 non-refundable deposit (per two-week package) must accompany the registration form. This amount will be credited toward the remaining balance of each week.
  • The remaining balance of tuition is due on or before June 1. Unpaid balances as of June 1 may jeopardize your child’s reservation in previously reserved weeks.
  • A waiting list is created once eighteen riders register for any given two-week package. Applicants who are placed on the waiting list will not be required to pay the initial deposit until a space becomes available.
  • No refunds will be given after June 1.

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Policies and Guidelines for Good and Safe Horsemanship

  • No one except barn employees are permitted in the barn unless the management staff is present.
  • Be considerate of people and animals.
  • No running or yelling in the barn or around horses.
  • Clean up after yourself and others by putting tools and equipment back in their proper storage areas.
  • Ask barn management staff before feeding horses.
  • When any gates or chains are across the barn door, please do not enter.

Contact Information

Tiffany Taylor, Director of Equestrian Center
PMB 4287
1690 Newtown Langhorne Road
Newtown, PA 18940

Email: ttaylor@georgeschool.org
Phone:
215.579.6710
Fax: 215.579.6604

Our Faculty

For Tiffany, the best way to teach horseback riding is to teach each student differently.