Chauncey Ranch is a 5000-acre working ranch for kids located on the Agua Fria river surrounded by cottonwood trees, willows, green pastures, a sports field, a two-acre lake for canoeing and fishing, riding arenas and barns. Eleven enclosed cabins complete with evaporative coolers and built-in bunks ensure your campers’ comfort. Modern restroom/shower facilities serve each of the boys and girls sides of camp. Campers participate in progressive age-appropriate activities. All campers will have receive a basic introduction to horses and a trail ride with additional opportunities to do additional rides throughout the week.
The SADDLE CLUB (ages 9-12)*
These lessions are designed for beginner or casual riders interested in learning about horses and basic riding. A one-hour lesson per day (Mon-Fri) on a horse comfortably sized for you. On the last day you will do on a one-hour trail ride out on the Ranch with experienced professional equestrian staff. This is the most popular equestrian program at the Ranch and fills quickly. Limited weekly enrollment. It will build self esteem and serve as a stepping stone to move on to Vaqueros and then Cowboy Camp.
*Saddle Club fee $100, limited weekly enrollment.
AGES 11-12 (all programming for 9-10 year olds plus)