Palomar loves WITs!  For years now, girls have been coming to Horse Camp and are growing into godly young women who want to serve the Lord.  The Wrangler In Training program allows for younger girls to learn how to someday become a wrangler at Palomar!  Our wranglers love the Lord, people, and horses of course!

Our Wrangler in Training program is designed to focus on increasing horsemanship knowledge,
riding ability, personal growth, and character development.

Level 1:  Horse Management
  • Assisting in the barn area with routine chores and horse care

  • Learning to treat wounds, illness, etc.

  • Assisting with campers when extra help is needed

 

Level 2:  Beginning full wrangler/counselor assisting
  • Stay in cabin with counselor and campers

  • Assist in all activities

 

Level 3:  Developing Leader Skills
  • Stay in cabin with counselor and campers

  • Lead 1 to 2 activities per week with counselor assisting

 

Qualifications for the program:
  • Has been to Horse Camp as a camper at least once

  • Will be at least 15 years old by June 1st, 2020

  • Seeking to grow a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ

  • A love for horses and campers

  • In good physical condition

  • At least CHA level 2 riding ability (walk, trot, canter)

 

​WITs have six sessions to choose from:

Four Week Sessions:

  • June 14 - July 11

  • July 12 - August 8

Two Week Sessions:

  • June 14 – June 27

  • June 28 – July 11

  • July 12 – July 25

  • July 26- Aug 8

There will be 2 mandatory training weekends: TBD

 

​The WIT cost is $150 for four weeks, $75 for two weeks.  The balance is due on or before June 1.  Each WIT will fill out an application and go through an interview process to determine their character, horsemanship skills, spiritual readiness, and leadership potential.​​

​For application and questions please email Jamie Anderson at jamie@palomar.camp.