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We are very excited to offer new kids fun summer camps this July & August 2018 for children from 5 to 12 years old!

Have a fun-filled summer camp at Festina Lente! Get to know the ponies in the yard when you ride or groom. Get creative with our arts and crafts workshops- make slime, soap, slime, dreamcatchers, bath bombs, slime, clay craft, slime and maybe even… slime. Get outside in the Garden and on the sensory trail for herb walks, nature trails, gardening and scavenger hunts (weather permitting). Activities will vary depending on the weather and age range of the children, but there will always be time for Slime!

The children will be grooming ponies at 10 am then heading into the garden for the craft half of the camp on Monday & Wednesday. They will be riding on Tuesday and Thursday at 10am before getting crafty for the rest of the day. Friday won’t have a horse activity but will be a fun day none the less. Please make sure children arrive 15 MINUTES EARLY on Tuesday and Thursday to ensure we have enough time to get all the children fitted with boots and riding hats so their riding lesson can start promptly at 10.00.

Please pack a snack for elevenses (grooming or riding is hungry work) and a lunch for later. Waterproofs and wellies are always a good idea, and if you know you’ve packed them, we’re bound to get tropical weather, so please do. In the same vein, sun cream might be necessary, we’re hoping so. Looking forward to seeing you!

The camp will run for 5 days from from 10-2pm and they will be on the following dates:

♥ Monday 2nd – Friday 6th July – Sold out

♥ Monday 9th – Friday 13th July – Sold out

♥ Monday 16th – Friday 20th July – Sold out

♥ Monday 23rd – Friday 27th July – Sold out

♥ Monday 30th July – Friday 3th August

♥ Tuesday 7th – Friday 10th August (€108 only camp is 4 days due to Bank Holiday on the Monday)

There are only 7 spaces for each week so don’t delay booking!  Click on the date to book in your child for that week!

The cost is €135 per child for a 5 day camp.  The cost is €108 per child for the week of 7th-10th August as it is a 4 day camp.

Please Note

  • Please bring a packed snack and a packed lunch and appropriate weather gear for indoors and outdoors, we advise for your child to wear old clothes.  They will need a pair of socks for their riding boots.

Payment Terms and Conditions

  • Full payment at time of booking
  • Cancellations 4 weeks or greater before start date – Full refund
  • Cancellations 3 weeks before start date – €25 administration fee.
  • Cancellations 2 weeks before start date – €75 administration fee.
  • Cancellations 1 weeks before start date – no refunds.
  • Date swaps are allowed where available.