Summer Fun!

COVID ALERT: Summer programs are dependent on COVID-related restrictions.

As of April 2021, we expect to run the summer camps.

A Message from Marylyn

Rocky Hollow Ranch Nova Scotia (RHRNS) provides a holistic experience when it comes to pairing horses and people. We build friendships, have fun and develop community spirit while emphasizing safety at the ranch, personal accountability, responsibility, respect and compassion for horses and one another. We foster and encourage personal growth for every individual through their active participation in all aspects of our program.

Marylyn Andrews, Recreational Therapist, Founder and owner Rocky Hollow Ranch

Summer Day Camp

Ages: 7 to 16-years old

Days filled with fresh air, farm critters, horseback riding, trail riding, arts’n’crafts, lounging and more. A no-tech environment provided. See details below. (PHOTOS taken before COVID)

Participants get to spend the day mostly outdoors at the ranch, learn about barns, visit with the animals and socialize with others.

Start time is 9 am and ends at 4 pm.

NOTE: Early drop-off and late pick-up is available. Fees apply. Please speak with Marylyn.

What to expect

On any given PD-Day, campers can expect some or all of the following:

  • outdoor activities e.g. games, hikes, bonfires, and hanging with the barn animals
  • stable/barn chores
  • grooming/brushing horses
  • tacking and untacking horses
  • walking, riding and cooling off horses
  • crafts, games and baking when weather prevents outdoor activity
  • time to kick-back and lounge a little
  • lots of laughs, jokes, fun and pure happiness.

What to bring

Participants need to bring a good lunch, a couple of healthy snacks, a water bottle and/or other drink(s). Please dress for the changing Nova Scotia weather!

What NOT to bring

The ranch experience is much better without a smartphone pinging all day long. We offer a tech-free environment. Riders are asked to leave their phones at home. A cell phone is available if participants need to call home.

Fees

Full time students – $50 for full time students ($250 per week)

Part-time, occasional students – $65 per day

Early drop-off and late pick-up is available. Fees apply. Please speak with Marylyn.

NOTE: There are NO make up days for this program.