Saddle Up For SUMMER CAMP is designed to take full advantage of all things equine! This is a week long, full day program where children ages 6-13 will be able to quickly progress not only their riding skills and knowledge of horse care, they will have invaluable social interaction with peers and experience a range of outdoor activities.

Each day the participants will have a 1 hour adaptive riding lesson, 1 hour horsemanship and horse care, as well as other activities that will promote creativity, exploring, team work and active living. Activities may include creative horse art, painting on a REAL horse, human jumper and human dressage courses, water play, trail hikes, fishing and so much more! Don't wait to register as spots are limited!

2019 DATES

Week 1: July 8th - 12th

Week 2: July 15th - 19th

Week 3: July 22nd - 26th

Week 4: August 5th - 9th

Week 5: August 12th - 16th

Week 6: August 19th - 23rd


9:00am - 3:00pm


Saddle Up For Summer Camp is designed for children 6 - 13 years of age, with individual consideration up to 16 years of age.



Registration & Acceptance

Registration opens January 2nd, 2019. Participants will be accepted on a first come first served basis. All participants must have a completed Participant Application and Professional Referral Form. Each applicant will also have an intake assessment done as per our regular protocol for new participants.

Contact Robyn our Program Manager to register or for further inquiries. Phone (519-986-1247)  Email (


Is the camp integrated?

Priority will be given to special needs children as spots are very limited however, siblings of individuals with special needs will be accepted. If spaces are not filled by June 28th 2019, non-challenged individuals on the waiting list will also be accepted.

Who Provides the food?

Lunch and snacks to be provided by each participant independently in consideration of any food allergies that may exist among participants. Water will always be provided by Hope Haven for drinking as well as the occasional popsicle or freezie on hot days!

How many participants per week?

We accept 8 participants maximum per week of camp.

How many counsellors?

There are 3 counsellors with the group throughout the day on top of the riding instructors and volunteers that are associated with the morning lessons.