BARN KIDS SOCIAL LEARNING PROGRAM
Updated: Apr 13
Ages 7 - 18 Weekly Hands on Social Practice Group
What is Barn Kids?
Barn Kids is a group designed for those who don’t have regular access to a barnyard and all the developmental and recreational benefits of growing up with animals, community, and acreage in their own back yard.
*Please note – this program is intended to supplement participation in our Hippotherapy/Therapeutic Riding Program and requires a minimum of 4 participants to run.
Spring Session (10 weeks) -$300 +gst
Beginning first week of April
Fall Session (8 weeks) -$240 +gst
Beginning second week of September
· Cleaning pens, stalls, and paddocks
· Filling/cleaning water tanks
· Filling hay nets
· Feeding daily grain rations
· Yard work & grounds keeping chores
· Basic horse healthcare
· Equipment care & maintenance
· Daily care needs of a typical horse
· Task planning
· Time management
· Problem solving
· Barnyard Safety/Awareness
· Physical activity/fitness
· Work ethic
· Problem solving
· Confidence and Self-esteem
· Pro-social interaction
· Sense of belonging
Completed intake forms, and payment for the first 4 sessions, or confirmation of billing authorization is required to reserve space. Limited space available on a first come, first serve basis. Upon registration you will receive a confirmation email which will include your dates, and basic program registration information. All parents & legal guardians MUST complete a registration form with waiver for each child who plans to participate. These forms are available online, by email, or at our office. They must be fully complete & submitted on the morning of the program at the latest or your child may be denied participation in the program.
**Session rates are for consecutive weeks and cannot be pro-rated
This program meets the criteria for the individual child grant with Jumpstart. Click here for more information or to apply.