The CCC Horsemanship Camps are designed to be both an educational and fun experience for youth. Campers are under supervision and direction by CCC equestrian coaches and team members. Space is limited to 15 registered participants for each camp.
2019 Summer Horsemanship Camps
Colby Community College is pleased to offer the following sessions of Summer Horsemanship Camps:
Young Showman Day Camp: June 6, 2019
Campers must have two years of previous show experience. The camp will begin on Thursday, June 6 with camper registration and horse check-in at 8:30 a.m. at the CCC Agricultural Center. The lunch meal and camp t-shirt will be provided. The camp will conclude at 3:30 p.m. Campers will spend time riding and practicing both western and hunt seat if desired.
Beginner Day Camp: June 7, 2019
This day camp is for beginner riders with limited experience. The camp will begin on Friday, June 7 with camper registration and horse check-in at 8:30 a.m. at the CCC Agricultural Center. The lunch meal and camp t-shirt will be provided. The camp will conclude at 3:30 p.m. Beginner Day Camp is for youth ages 5-10.
The cost for camps will be as follows:
$100 – Young Showman Day Camp OR Beginner Day Camp with personal horse
$110 – Young Showman Day Camp OR Beginner Day Camp with leased horse
This includes tuition, lunch meal, activities, and a camp t-shirt.
Stalls or runs are also available to those campers coming in the night before for a Day Camp and come pre-bedded with straw. However, if you are bringing your own horse and would prefer shavings, you are responsible for providing them. You are also required to bring hay, grain, buckets, grooming supplies, saddle, bridle, pads, and any other necessary supplies to care for your horse.
Please note: Campers are required to provide their own hotel accommodations and evening meal if staying overnight in Colby.
Participants are encouraged to bring their own horse for use during camp. A limited number of CCC-owned horses will be available for lease at an additional cost. Campers who are bringing their own horses are required to provide the following prior to or at registration:
1. Health certificate (within 30 days)
2. Valid negative Coggins certificate (within 1 year)
3. Proof of current 5-way vaccination
4. Proof of current West Nile vaccination
Registration for the 2019 sessions will close May 20, 2019.
Registration is limited to 15 campers per session and will be accepted and confirmed on a first come, first serve basis. Registration cutoff for both sessions is May 20, or sooner if full. A waiting list will be established for registrations received after the camps are full. Confirmation of enrollment and additional information concerning the Summer Horsemanship Camps will be mailed/emailed after the registration is received.
Cancellations made before May 20 will receive a full refund minus a 10% office fee. Cancellations made after May 20 are not refundable.
The primary riding instructors for camp will be Colby Community College Equestrian Coaches supported by CCC Equestrian team members.
For More Information
Coach Shanda Mattix