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YMCA Camp Chauncey Ranch
Mayer, AZ, 86303
Phone: 928-632-7704

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Vaqueros Camp (10-13 years old)
Vaqueros is a program geared towards campers who want to learn more about horses and real ranch life. This program offers the popularity of traditional camp activities with an emphasis on horseback. Half of the day is spent at the barn improving riding skills, caring for horses and doing ranch-work such as feeding the herd and building riding fences. The other half of the day is spent enjoying the regular Ranch Camp activities.

Equitation Camp (12-15 years old)
Equitation camp is an intensive one-week program geared towards current year-round riders who have a working knowledge of horses and basic horsemanship, and would like to advance their English riding equitation skills. Campers will have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of horse care, training, flatwork, dressage and jumping.

Cowboy Gear (Required for all equestrian activities)
Long Pants - (Denim jeans strongly recommended) - absolutely NO shorts
Long Sleeved Cotton, Canvas, or Denim shirt
Closed toe shoes with a heel and smooth soles - Cowboy Boots recommended. NO tennis shoes or hiking-type boots for the safety of the rider.
Helmets are mandatory and required for everyone. Appropriate helmets are supplied by the Ranch. Participants are allowed to supply their own personal helmet, but it must be approved by Ranch Equestrian staff prior to participation.


Camp Type:
Year Established:
Age of Campers:
7 to 16 years old
$400 - $550/wk (Please contact camp for exact pricing.)
Nearest Large City:
Phoenix, AZ


  • Canoeing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Art
  • Crafting
  • Dance
  • Archery
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Fishing
  • Horseback Riding, Western
  • Multisport
  • Paintball
  • Riflery
  • Softball
  • Swimming


(Please contact camp directly for updated session schedule.)

Specialty Camp Summer 2009- Dates
May 31-June 6
Not Available
June 7-13
Vaqueros Session 2
June 14-20
Vaqueros Session 3
June 21-27
Vaqueros Session 4
June 28-July 4
Equitation Camp
July 5-11
Vaqueros Session 6
July 12-18
Vaqueros Session 7
July 19-25
Not Available
Specialty Camp Summer 2009 - Fees
Session Deposit (Non Refundable)
YMCA Youth Member Fee
Weekend Stay-over Fee (Optional - for campers staying for two weeks or more and wish to stay at Chauncey Ranch on Saturday Night in between Sessions
$60 each Saturday
Bus Fee (Optional)


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