Create Your Own Summer Camp for Youth Groups

Organization Sponsor: Boulderwood Stables

Organization Partner: Canadian Red Cross Society


Program Description

Youth Groups (Scouts, guides, Cadets etc) can plan thieir own camps.Activities at Boulderwood are only limited by your imagination. Create a weekend Camp including trail riding, swimming, Badge work, hikes and cook outs.
Boulderwood is a fun and relaxed riding facility owned and operated by the Wootton family. Open all year for trail riding, lesson and day camp programs, indoor and outdoor picnic sites, indoor swimming pool and hot tub (New 2006). Tennis court and play areas. Explore this site to find the perfect riding experience for yourself, family, friends or group.

Boulderwood Stables offers a safe and encouraging environment for the young horse woman to develop new skills and build self confidence while enjoying nature at its best.Competent staff will lead the Student through a series of activities which may include trail rides, riding lessons, horse care, grooming, tack maintenance and general barn chores.

Located forty minutes from Halifax in Ardoise, Nova Scotia, Boulderwood is situated conveniently on the scenic Evangeline Trail (Highway #1) between Windsor and Mount Uniacke.

Program Approximate Cost: 

$70.00+tax/ per person $30.00+tax/per riding Guider

Funding Sources: 


Strategies For Sustainability: 

The land is beautiful for riding and the farm offers a lot of activity choices.Camping, swimmimg, BBQ and games. There are also building for overnight sleeping if the weather gets bad.

Impact Of Program: 

Over 3,000 girl guides and scouts have ridden here since the ranch opened up.

Evaluation Tools: 

Canadian Geographic has rated us as one of the top ten places to visit on the Evangeline Trail.
"Boulderwood Stables For horse lovers of any experience level, the Boulder Wood Stables offers an indoor arena and guided trail rides year round. " -Canadian Geographic

Key Elements Towards Success: 

Season passes are sold so members may come as much as possible. The horses are retired race horses that are very gentle and use to people. They make excellent horse for kids.

Challenges To Meet Them: 

Don’t worry about rain spoiling your day our program can be conducted inside or out dependent on weather.
Available year round $15+tax/per person.

Length and Stage of Project: 

This stable began in 1993 and has expanded their operations since.

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