School Year Camps
Camps for Seattle & Eastside students
Deerfield Farm offers weekend camps and school year camps for Seattle and the Eastside, including Redmond, Bellevue, Issaquah, Snoqualmie and North Bend. Located in rural Issaquah WA, Deerfield Farm is just minutes away from I-90 so it's convenient for any student in Seattle or the Eastside to attend one of our camps.
While Weekend Camps are only for our YRA students, children don't need to belong to the Deerfield riding program or be a current horseback riding student to attend our new school year half day camps or school break camps. We welcome any and all children (age 6 and up) who are interested in riding horses, nature and having fun.
New Winter Half Day Camp Dec. 28-30, 2021
Open to students 8 to 12 years old. This camp is full though you can ask to be put on the waitlist in case an opening becomes available.
During the school year, we host themed weekend overnight camps for our Young Riders Academy students from Saturday afternoon at 4 pm to Sunday morning at 9 am. Your child will spend three hours in the barn riding, playing games and learning something new.
We then move up to the log house where we eat healthy food, play games and more. Deerfield provides comfortable bunk beds, clean sheets and lots of fun for our students.
While not offered every month, weekend camps are held throughout the school year. Flyers for new overnights are emailed and posted in the barn so be on the lookout for upcoming dates!
Please understand we have only 10 spots, many of which are reserved. Please check with us for availability and reserve your spot today by filling out our contact form.
Winter Half Day Camp
Our winter half day camp is open to children ages 8 to 12. Activities include 1 horseback riding session per day, mindfulness activities, games, and time with Princess Snow and our mini donkey Fiona. Students will participate in horse care and learn new horsemanship skills in this fun 3-day program. All time will be spent in the beautiful outdoors at Deerfield Farm in our barns and covered arena.
Camp runs Tuesday through Thursday with drop off at 12:30 pm sharp. Remain in your vehicle until your child's temperature is taken. Pick up is at 4:00 pm sharp. All our current Covid-19 protocols will be in place and participants must wear a face mask at all times.
Please make sure your child is dressed appropriately for the weather. Hot coco will be served.
- Layered clothing (dress overly warm)
- Warm hat, gloves & socks
- Hand & toe warmers
- Riding boots & mud boots
- Certified riding helmet
- Reusable water bottle & healthy snack
- 2 face masks (minimum)
Each session is limited to 6 participants. Space is limited so sign-up ASAP to secure your spot. Full payment required with registration. To register, fill out our contact form.
2021 Winter Half Day Camp
All our camps book up fast so while the calendar above may show that we have open spots, the number of openings may be different by the time you email. The best thing to do is to make your reservation (via our contact form) right away to ensure your favorite date is available. If the specific camp you want to attend is full, you can email and ask to be put on our waitlist (make sure to include the dates of the camp).
Please note-We are able to offer late pick-up and early drop-off on certain camps for an additional fee. Please contact us to find out if the camp you are interested in has this option.
Covid-19 Safety Protocol-temperatures will be taken upon arrival each day. Please remain in your vehicles until your child’s temperature has been taken. All our current Covid-19 protocols will be in place and participants must wear a face mask at all times.
Camps consist of the following:
- Daily horse activity
- Coached lessons by skillful instructors
- Learning mindfulness, gratitude, enthusiasm and self-confidence
- Teaching leadership through fun games and activities
- Being challenged to be your best self!