Horseback Riding Summer Camps: Equestrian camps and summer camps with horseback riding as a major activity.

Camp Green Cove

Residential girls' summer camp

Tuxedo, North Carolina

Established in 1945

Camp Green Cove

A traditional summer camp for girls on a mountain lake in NC, with a non-competitive wilderness focus. The emphasis is on water (canoeing and kayaking, sailing, and swimming), woods (hiking, rock climbing, and mountain biking), tennis, and horses, and includes the opportunity for lots of wilderness trips.

Activities include canoeing, kayaking, sailing, swimming, hiking, rock climbing, mountain biking, horseback riding, and lots of ...read more

Riverview Camp for Girls

Residential girls' summer camp

Mentone, Alabama

Established in 1983

Riverview Camp for Girls

We've put together everything you're looking for in a perfect camp setting! On-top of Lookout Mountain and on Little River, Camp Riverview is 45 minutes S. of Chattanooga. Recognized as one of the South's premier all-around Summer Camps for girls, Riverview's Christian emphasis is appreciated by both parents and campers! One and two week programs!

Traditional camp activities including Riding (both English and Western), ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association

Camp Highlander

Residential coed summer camp

Mills River, North Carolina

Established in 1957

Camp Highlander

Camp Highlander is a summer camp for boys and girls, ages 5-16, located on Old Forge Mountain in Mills River, North Carolina. Year after year, campers come to our beautiful 240 acre campus in the Blue Ridge Mountains from all over the country, and all over the world, to experience the magic of Highlander. Our campers make lasting friendships and learn important life lessons about courage, honesty, integrity and faith.

At the heart ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp

Camp Riva-Lake

Residential Girls' Camp

Winchester, Tennessee

Established in 1921

Camp Riva-Lake

Camp Riva-Lake is situated in a quiet cove on Tims Ford Lake in Winchester, Tennessee. Surrounded by an abundance of natural resources, Riva-Lake is within minutes of some of the region's most beautiful sites for outdoor adventure, including the Elk River and Rutledge Falls.

Riva-Lake girls participate in a variety of activities with other girls their age, which may include: horse-back riding, swimming, tennis, sailing, canoeing, ...read more

Camp Mondamin

Residential boys' summer camp

Tuxedo, North Carolina

Established in 1922

Camp Mondamin

For over 95 years, Mondamin has been a traditional summer camp for boys on a mountain lake in NC, with a non-competitive wilderness focus. The emphasis is on water (canoeing and kayaking, sailing, and swimming), woods (hiking, rock climbing, and mountain biking), tennis, and horses, and includes the opportunity for lots of wilderness trips.

Activities include canoeing, kayaking, sailing, swimming, hiking, rock climbing, mountain biking, ...read more

Boys Camp

Camp Illahee

Residential girls' summer camp

Brevard, North Carolina

Established in 1921

Located in the mountains of Western North Carolina, Illahee abounds with natural beauty. The individual care given to each camper and the quality of leadership are important factors in making Illahee unique. Together the beauty, focus on the individual, and top-notch leadership contribute to the overall excellence of the camp and create an ideal atmosphere for growth, learning and FUN!

Enduring friendships begin at Illahee. Girls ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association

Camp Merrie-Woode

Residential girls' summer camp

Sapphire, North Carolina

Established in 1919

Camp Merrie-Woode

Camp Merrie-Woode is a well established girls' camp which fosters growth and self-confidence in its campers through outdoor adventures and camp activities. Counselors are excited about working with children in a positive way, while focusing on traditional camping in a beautiful mountain setting ideal for outdoor high adventure activities.

Traditional camp activities as well as many adventure experiences in backpacking, caving, ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association

Camp Rockmont

Residential Boys' Summer Camp, ages 6-16

Black Mountain, North Carolina

Established in 1956

Camp Rockmont

Located on 600 acres in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina, Camp Rockmont is an interdenominational Christian summer camp for boys ages 6-16.

Camp Rockmont's focus is male development in an intentional Christian community. Activities include camping, hiking, kayaking, blacksmithing, homesteading, canoeing, crafts, guitar, Bible study, and more! Campers live in a cabin of 8-12 boys their age, select ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationBoys Camp

YMCA Camp Kanata

Coed Camp with Residential & Day Camp Sessions

Wake Forest, North Carolina

Established in 1954

YMCA Camp Kanata

Kanata, under the guidance of caring counselors and staff, surrounded by natural beauty, your child can spend the summer exploring and experiencing. Not just growing in inches, but growing into his or her own.

Kanata combines an array of opportunities for skill development and an emphasis on character growth with a mighty mix of fun and adventure, and then wraps it all up in a safe, protective environment that both kids and parents ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp

Camp Woodmont

Residential coed summer camp

Cloudland, Georgia

Established in 1981

Camp Woodmont

Camp Woodmont is a smaller-sized, traditional overnight summer camp for boys and girls. Founded by college teachers' Jane and Jim Bennett in 1981, Camp Woodmont is now in its 2nd generation of operation. Our family-type atmosphere means we can get to know every camper; giving younger campers a feeling of reassurance and belonging and older campers a chance to grow and contribute.

We are traditional in every sense of the word. ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp

Camp Dovewood

Residential girls' summer camp, ages 7-17

O'Brien, Florida

Established in 1977

Camp Dovewood

Camp Dovewood is a dynamic interdenominational Christian camp for girls in North Florida with over 25 traditional activities as well as a full equestrian program and countless activities designed to build leadership, self-confidence and self-esteem.

Activities: Horsebackriding instruction, cheerleading, track, softball, baton, water ballet, art, ballet, music, tennis, vet. care, trail rides, horse shows, overnight trail rides, archery, ...read more

Member of the Christian Camp and Conference AssociationAccredited by the American Camp Association

Camp Chatuga

Coed Residential Camp, ages 6-16

Mountain Rest, South Carolina

Established in 1956

Camp Chatuga

Camp Chatuga is the only private resident camp in SC. Family run, offering over 30 daily activities including horseback, water skiing, BMX bikes, crafts, drama, archery, riflery and sports. Depending on the camper's number of years at Chatuga and session choice; exciting day trips include rafting Section 3 of the Chattooga River, taking a canopy zipline tour, visiting a water park or showing one's speed and skills at an all-camp rollerskating ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp

Gwynn Valley Camp

Coed Residential and Day Summer Camp

Brevard, North Carolina

Established in 1935

Gwynn Valley Camp

Since 1935, a summer camp for Boys and Girls, ages 5-14 which offers a farm, wilderness and traditional program that nurtures the child while fostering a connection with the land and the simple joys of childhood. The strength of Gwynn Valley is its nurturing environment in a child centered world where each camper will learn and grow under the guideance of a mature and caring staff. We are committed to each individual becoming a vital part of ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp

Keystone Camp for Girls

Residential girls' summer camp

Brevard, North Carolina

Established in 1916

Keystone Camp for Girls

At Keystone Camp, our girls can be heard laughing, singing, talking, splashing, jumping, and dancing throughout the summer. For 100 years we've been offering campers the opportunity to explore new interests and forge long-term friendships in a safe, fun, nurturing environment.

We offer a celebrated horseback riding program and a wide variety of other outdoor activities that empower young women, including hiking, swimming, ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association

Camp Chosatonga

Residential boys' summer camp

Brevard, North Carolina

Established in 1977

Camp Chosatonga

An awesome experience for boys at our traditional North Carolina wilderness summer camp. Surrounded by the Pisgah National Forest our wholesome, trained and dedicated staff help in developing virtue and character to mold young boys into men! Chosatonga maintains a 3:1 staff to camper ratio with some of the most wholesome and awesome staff on the face of the earth!

Activities include: Rock climbing, backpacking, mountain biking, ...read more

Boys Camp

Camp Crestridge

Residential girls' summer camp, ages 7-17

Ridgecrest, North Carolina

Established in 1955

Camp Crestridge

Girls of all ages are looking for two things. They're looking for adventure and for someone to follow into that adventure. For over 65 summers, Camp Crestridge for Girls has been a place where campers follow role models into the adventure of following Jesus and stepping outside of what is ordinary and familiar to grow in every way. Our mission of "impacting lives for God's glory through discipleship and adventure" emphasizes our ...read more

Member of the Christian Camp and Conference AssociationAccredited by the American Camp Association

Rockbrook Camp for Girls

Residential girls' summer camp, ages 6-15

Brevard, North Carolina

Established in 1921

Rockbrook Camp for  Girls

Rockbrook Camp is an overnight summer camp for girls located in the mountains of North Carolina. Rockbrook was established in 1921 and currently is welcoming fourth-generation campers. It offers 2, 3 and 4 week sessions to girls, ages 6 to 16.

Campers choose from a wide variety of activities including horseback riding, arts and crafts, sports and outdoor adventure. Activities include: pottery, weaving, painting and drawing, sewing, ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association

Camp Cheerio YMCA

Residential camp with separate girls' and coed sessions

High Point, North Carolina

Established in 1960

Camp Cheerio YMCA

Located high atop the Blue Ridge Mountains of northwest North Carolina, YMCA Camp Cheerio is the ideal place for persons of all ages to enjoy a camping or retreat experience. Camp Cheerio offers many challenging programs, from summer resident (sleepover) and coed adventure camps. With over 20 activities to choose from there is something for everyone.

Founded in 1960 by the YMCA of High Point, North Carolina, Camp Cheerio seeks to provide ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp

Camp Kahdalea

Residential girls' summer camp

Brevard, North Carolina

Established in 1962

Camp Kahdalea

Camp Kahdalea for Girls (ages 8-17) and Camp Chosatonga for Boys are wilderness camps located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. Located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, both camps are surrounded on three sides by the Pisgah National Forest, ensuring a wild and natural setting free from encroachment.

Activities include rock climbing, white water canoeing, mountain biking, backpacking, horseback riding, and more! ...read more

Skyland Camp for Girls

Residential girls' summer camp, ages 6-16

Clyde, North Carolina

Established in 1917

Skyland Camp for Girls

Situated in the Great Smoky Mountains just west of Asheville, North Carolina, Skyland's maximum capacity of 65 campers makes it one of the smallest camps around. This ensures your camper will be an integral part of the camp community.

With a 3:1 camper to staff ratio, Skyland campers (ages 6-15 and from across the country) experience activities that build confidence, opportunities that spur creativity, counselors who inspire curiosity, ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association

Camp Juliette Low

Residential girls' summer camp

On Lookout Mountain in Cloudland, Georgia

Established in 1922

Camp Juliette Low

Outdoor living, traditional camping, fun and friendship! Located on Lookout Mountain in northwest Georgia, Camp Juliette Low (CJL) is a private, residential summer camp for girls that fosters self-confidence, independence, teamwork, and leadership. CJL campers sleep in platform tents and enjoy a rustic, natural setting where girls can be themselves, experience the outdoors, and make life-long friends. Activities emphasize outdoor living skills ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp Association

Camp Carolina

Residential boys' summer camp

Brevard, North Carolina

Established in 1924

Camp Carolina

Camp Carolina is an all boys high adventure camp helping guide our campers towards living in the spirit of"The True Gentleman". We are located in Brevard, NC "the land of the Waterfalls" and are surrounded by premier white water kayaking, mountain biking and rock climbing.

On top of these we also offer horse riding, fly fishing, surfing, wake boarding, sea kayaking, hiking, music, art, golf, tennis, yoga, team ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationBoys Camp

Smoky Mountain Adventure Camp

Coed Adventure Camp

Cosby, TN

Established in 2002

Smoky Mountain Adventure Camp

Smoky Mountain Adventure Camp, situated adjacent to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park and the Cherokee National Forest, is only a short distance from the popular resort town of Gatlinburg. Campers enjoy a full adventure experience as we cave, hike, backpack, tube, canoe, rappel, rock climb, ride horses, white-water raft, and participate in outdoor and naturalist programs.

We also participate in challenge activities and we stress ...read more

Coed Camp

Camp High Rocks

Residential boys' summer camp

Cedar Mountain, North Carolina

Established in 1958

Camp High Rocks

Camp High Rocks is a small camp for boys in the mountains of Western North Carolina. High Rocks is a place for fun and learning, for challenge and adventure, and for living in an environment that is geared to a camper's needs and interests.

Aided by a well-trained staff we seek to teach and inspire lasting skills and values. We offer ongoing opportunities for success, a freedom from inhibiting competitive pressure, and an environment ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationBoys Camp

Camp Ridgecrest

Residential boys' summer camp

Ridgecrest, North Carolina

Established in 1929

Camp Ridgecrest

Boys of all ages are looking for two things. They're looking for adventure and for someone to follow into that adventure. For over 90 summers, Camp Ridgecrest for Boys has been a place where campers follow role models into the adventure of following Jesus and stepping outside of what is ordinary and familiar to grow in every way. Our mission of "impacting lives for God's glory through discipleship and adventure" emphasizes our ...read more

Member of the Christian Camp and Conference AssociationAccredited by the American Camp AssociationBoys Camp

Camp Nakanawa

Residential girls' summer camp, ages 8-16

Crossville, Tennessee

Established in 1920

Camp Nakanawa for Girls offers a program designed to enable each camper to acquire skills in various activities in an atmosphere that develops character and a spirit of unselfishness. It is a fun environment in which to make lifetime friendships and gain true self confidence.

Nakanawa is located on the Cumberland Plateau in Crossville, Tennessee, at an elevation of 2000 feet. With its one thousand acres of forest, fields, and private ...read more