Saddle Up Camp

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SIU Equine Student riding a horse

If you have a child who loves horses, this camp is a great opportunity to learn all about them. Join members of the SIU Equine Science program for a fun-filled week learning about horses! Campers will receive training on horse nutrition, grooming, proper care, and of course riding!

Campers will also learn about different careers involving horses. This camp is designed for introductory – intermediate exposure to horses and will be conducted by Dr. Erin Perry, SIU Equine Science Faculty Supervisor and Samantha Wuest, SIU Equine Center Manager.  

 

Camp I

Date: June 7-11
Grades: 6-8
Cost:  $350
Time: 9 a.m. -  12 p.m.
Drop-off starting at 8:30 a.m. and pickup completed by 12:30 p.m.
Appropriate Attire required: long pants, boots.                                                                                  Location: SIU Farms, Equine Science Center, 2194 Union Hill Road, Carbondale, IL.

*All campers will receive a camp t-shirt, binder, and memories for a lifetime!

Camp II

Date: June 21-23 
Grades:  3-5
Cost:  $250
Time: 9 a.m. -  12 p.m.
Drop-off starting at 8:30 a.m. and pickup completed by 12:30 p.m.
Appropriate Attire required: long pants, boots.                                                                               

Location: SIU Farms, Equine Science Center, 2194 Union Hill Road, Carbondale, IL.

*All campers will receive a camp t-shirt, binder, and memories for a lifetime!

Registration is closed for 2021.

  • Saddle Up Camp I, June 7-11, grades 6-8
  • Saddle Up Camp II, June 21-23, grades 3-5
  • Fax the Registration Form to 618/453-5680.
  • Call 618/536-7751 with VISA, Mastercard, or Discover credit card information.

Registration Deadline: One week before the camp start date, or until full.

Camp Requirements

The Camp Release Form is required for camp participation and must be received in our office prior to camp beginning. 

Questions

Please contact Coordinator Rebecca Dycus at 618/536-7751 or rdycus@siu.edu

Cancellation/Refund Policy

ALL requests for refunds must be submitted in writing. The registration fee, less a $20 cancellation fee, will be refunded if you cancel at least 7 business days prior to the camp. Any time after that date, refunds (less the $20 fee) will be issued for medical reasons only. Refunds are not given to campers who voluntarily leave camp.