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Summer Camp at The Woods 2020

Week One Camps – June 15-19, 2020

Equestrian Camp for Beginners

Day camp for girls and boys entering grades 2-10

Learn all about horses including safe practices when handling horses as well as how to bridle and halter correctly, lead, ride, groom and care for a horse. Horses are provided for this beginner equestrian camp.

Camp Instructors

Camp Information

  • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. EST (8:45 a.m. arrival, 4:15 p.m. pickup)
  • Lunch is included
  • Cost: $250

Adventure Camp at SMWC – Explore the campus of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College through science

Day camp for girls and boys entering grades 6-9

Join us as we explore ecosystems, interact with plants and animals, assess habitat restoration and biodiversity, test soil and water quality, and engage in environmental fieldwork. This immersive, hands-on experience in science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM), with an emphasis in ecology and environmental science, will be a fun-filled week of both indoor and outdoor science adventures!

Camp Instructors

Camp Information

  • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. EST (8:45 a.m. arrival, 4:15 p.m. pickup)
  • Lunch is included
  • Cost: $225

2020 Guest Presenters

To be announced.

Photography/Photoshop Camp

Day camp for girls and boys entering grades 4-7

Learn photography techniques, tips and tricks. Benefit from the beautiful SMWC campus and natural environment to capture some amazing photographs. Campers are required to bring their own cameras for this camp. (Any cameras such as point and shoot or DSLRs will be fine; please no film cameras.)

Camp Instructors

Camp Information

  • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. EST (8:45 a.m. arrival, 4:15 p.m. pickup)
  • Lunch is included
  • Cost: $200

Week Two Camps – June 22-26, 2020

Equestrian Camp for Intermediate Riders

Day camp for girls and boys entering grades 3-12

Building from the beginner equine camp, campers will work on more advanced techniques and form. You will need to know how to saddle and mount the horse without assistance as well as walk, trot and canter.

Camp Instructors

Camp Information

  • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. EST (8:45 a.m. arrival, 4:15 p.m. pickup)
  • Lunch is included
  • Cost: $250

Equestrian Camp for Advanced Riders

Day camp for girls and boys entering grades 3-12

Receive one-on-one instruction in specific areas of interest, trouble shoot areas for improvement, get ready for show season, learn a number of different aspects of the equine industry and learn the importance of form to function for horse owners. Campers must bring their own horse for this advanced rider camp.

Camp Instructors

Camp Information

  • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. EST (8:45 a.m. arrival, 4:15 p.m. pickup)
  • Lunch is included
  • Cost: $300

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If you have any questions, please contact John Mace.