Girl’s Empowerment Camp – Details + Full Schedule
Middle school can be hard for girls in terms of self-esteem, building healthy relationships and having the confidence to make hard decisions. Horses can become a trusted companion to learn about inner power, friendship and handling conflict. During 5 fun filled days, your daughter will bond with a horse and find confidence in leading herself and her large companion. For girls 11 - 13 years-old
June 9th-11th & June 23rd-25th
Monday: Touching in and Grounding
On the first day of camp we will be exploring how to care for the horses and how to care for ourselves. We will be doing grooming and art-work activities to explore and reflect on this important topic. In the afternoon we will work with the herd of horses and we will learn how to calm ourselves and how to safely be in relationship with the horses and each other.
Tuesday: Leadership and Embodiment
On this day we will be exploring leadership and what it means to be a leader. We will discuss personal power, body language and communication. We will spend the day working with these topics and learning to lead the horses in a safe and productive way.
Wednesday: Honesty and Conflict
On the third day of camp we will be exploring honesty and conflict. We will spend time educating the girl’s about their brain’s and their body’s reactions to fear and conflict, in an effort to teach them how to work with difficult emotions in a positive way. We will be “joining” with the horses on this day. This activity is all about honesty, connection and relationship.
Thursday: Feeling Powerful
On this day we will be working on the skills we have built so far and we will be increasing our horsemanship skills in preparation for riding on Day 5. In order to feel powerful we need to be able to calm ourselves, be a leader, and communicate honestly. We will use all of these skills in an activity with the horses, concentrating on communication, trust and self-worth.
Friday: Intimacy and Trust
The last day! On this day we will be riding all day long. We will be bringing in all of the tools we have built since Day 1 and we will be celebrating all we have learned and done in the 5 days.
WHAT TO BRING:
Long Sleeve Shirt
Benadryl (if your child suffers from allergies)