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.

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

  • Seeks to grow a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ

  • Has a love for horses and campers

  • Is in good physical condition
     

Level 1:  Horse Management
  • Will be at least 15 years old by June 1st, 2021

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

  • Assist in the barn area with routine chores and horse care

  • Learn to treat wounds, illness, etc.

  • Assist with campers when extra help is needed

Level 2:  Beginning full wrangler/counselor assisting
  • Will be at least 16 years old by June 1st, 2021

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

  • Will stay in cabin with counselor and campers

  • Will assist in all activities

Level 3:  Developing Leader Skills
  • Will be at least 16 years old by June 1st, 2021

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

  • Will stay in cabin with counselor and campers

  • Will lead 1 to 2 activities per week with counselor assisting

​WITs have six sessions to choose from:
 

Four Week Sessions (available to Levels 1, 2, and 3):

  • June 13 - July 10

  • July 11 - August 7


Two Week Sessions (available to Level 1 only):

  • June 13 – June 26

  • June 27 – July 10

  • July 11 – July 24

  • July 25 – Aug 7

There will be two mandatory training weekends or online training: dates TBD

 

​The WIT cost is $250 for four weeks, $125 for two weeks.  The balance is due on or before June 1.  Each WIT will fill out an application to determine their character, horsemanship skills, spiritual readiness, and leadership potential.​​

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