Friday May 14, 2021
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For information on camps please contact the relevant camp organiser:
Mini camp: Louise Cairns – 07779242029.
Junior & Senior Camp: Sam Tweats – 07762809151

Page updated 4 May

East Cheshire Camps

We run three camps for our members in the Summer. All three camps are brilliant fun and all are welcome. Scroll to applications to submit the relevant camp application form.

2021 Dates

Mini Camp: Sat 24 – Sun 25 July at Higher Farm
Junior Camp: Sat 17 – Tue 20 July at Somerford Park
Senior Camp: Fri 16 (evening) – Tue 20 July at Somerford Park

Area 5 Senior Camp (run by area 5) & open to members age 16+: tbc

Camp Details

Mini Camp – 10yrs and under*

Mini Camp 2021 will be held at Higher Farm, Byley over the weekend of 24th-25th July,  it will consist of 2 days starting at 9.30am until 5pm (approx)
On both days, there will be instruction in small groups, jumping, games, Polocrosse, badges, treasure hunt and much more. Children will be expected to be left with us for the duration of the day – there are plenty of older members to help. Ponies will be ridden twice on both days and a trailer/ lorry will be required to be left for ponies over lunchtime and while doing on foot activities. A packed lunch will be needed on both days but snacks and drinks are provided throughout the day.

Junior Camp  – 11yrs and under*

Junior camp 2021 will be at Somerford Park in the camp blocks on the 80 acres and will run for 4 days from Saturday 17th to Tuesday 20th July.  Junior camp is non-residential for the children but residential for the ponies. Children will need to be dropped off every day by approx 8.30am and collected by approx 5pm (confirmed times will be detailed in letters). The days will consist of mounted and un-mounted instruction in small groups in SJ, XC, dressage, polocrosse, efficiency tests and achievement badges. There will also be a trip around the farm ride and a friendly competitions day including games, handy pony, show jumping etc. Lunch and snacks throughout the day are provided for all children.

Senior Camp – 12yrs and over*

Senior camp 2021 is as Junior to be run at the same time, but is residential for both children and ponies, and will start from Friday evening, Friday 16th July from approx 6pm (time to be confirmed). Will include all the above as Junior camp with the addition of evening entertainment and all food (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner and all snacks). Children will sleep in groups of no more than 4, in either their own lorries or tents.

*NB all ages on 1.1.21


Camp application forms are available to download below:

Mini Camp Application Form 2021

Junior & Senior Camp Application Form 2021

Camp Selection Policy

All members are welcome at our camps and we hope to see lots of you there.

In the event of oversubscription, members will be selected based on our Camp Selection Policy. See below for details:

Camp Selection Policy