Are you looking for a different type of summer camp for your kids? Consider summer camp at the Bergen County Equestrian Center at Overpeck Park in Leonia, N.J., for boys and girls 7 – 13 years old and no horse riding experience is necessary. The weekly camp sessions are 9am – 3pm, from Monday, June 25th until Friday, August 20th, 2018, aftercare is available. Children are able to sign up a week at a time.
Campers start the morning off in the barn learning about horses, grooming, equipment and how to prepare for riding. Campers will have a one-hour riding lesson specially tailored to their ability and experience as well as learn from the blacksmith, equine vet and dentist. Activities for the campers also include fun filled afternoons playing games, painting horse shows, barn scavenger hunts, playing in the sprinklers on hot days and make horse centric arts and crafts. Special programs include horseless horse shows, pizza Fridays, games on horseback, face painting, costume contests and horse finger painting. Campers also get the opportunity to spend time in the BEC/Audubon Butterfly Garden with the Bergen County Audubon Society learning about the plants and animals that share the environment. For more information visit bergenequestrian.com, 201.336.3370 or email at email@example.com
The Bergen Equestrian Center established in 1974 is a multi service horse facility on 22 acres of landscaped grounds providing a home for over 75 horses at Overpeck County Park in Leonia, New Jersey, (minutes away from the GWB.) Amenities include 3 outdoor riding rings, 2 indoor riding rings, air conditioned tack rooms, heated lounge with a panoramic view of the main indoor arena for an optimum year round experience. Programs include children’s camp, group and individual riding lessons, corporate team building and A Stable Life. A Stable Life is an equine assisted therapy program for families, small groups and individuals looking to heal their souls with the presence and grace of a horse. Dedicated and fully trained staff and therapists work to ensure participants receive a positive experience. The facility is also the home to Columbia University’s Man of War Program.
40 Fort Lee Road, Leonia, NJ