Wild West Camping Since 1963


Weekend Youth Groups

Rawhide Ranch Summer Horse Camp California

September — May

Friday to Sunday

(See below for Peak and NON Peak Season rates)

Min. age requirement 7 years old.


Call or EMAIL the Camp Registrar Rebecca Seidl to check on available dates and/or to make a reservation.

(We do not post dates online due to frequent changes in availability)

Call(760) 758-0083   Ext.103



Print & Complete a reservation request form: 2016 Group Reservation Form (PDF)

Cost for 2016:  $205 per person


The riding and vaulting classes on Saturday are exclusively for the children.  Because of this we offer the adults a discounted rate…

Peak Season (March, April, May & October):

If you come during our Peak Season you will receive 2 adults at ½ price plus for every 10 children, 1 additional adult will also be ½ price. Any additional adults pay full price.

NON Peak Season (January, February, September, November & December):

If you come during our Non Peak Season you will receive ALL adults at ½ price.


  • $250 Non-Refundable Deposit and signed contract due within 30 days from when reservation is made.  Reservations will not be considered confirmed until these are received.
  • Final/Confirmed Head Count & Final Balance due 30 days prior to arrival date.
  • Arrival – 4:00 pm on Friday.
  • Departure – 1:30 pm on Sunday.

Accommodates small youth groups as well as youth groups of up to 100 people total (max of 88 children).  Program includes a 2 night stay at the ranch with 6 meals, classes in animal and horse science, vaulting (gymnastics on horseback),  riding instruction, animal care time, plus evening activities, campfire and much more.

Troops/groups will be bunked in their own cabin in either the Olde Schoolhouse or Fort Rawhide cabin areas.  Final group size determines cabin assignment.  Cabins are outfitted with wooden bunk beds/covered mattresses and overhead lighting.  The modern shower/restroom facilities are located immediately adjacent to the housing areas. 

The group’s reservation must be made under the auspices of a sponsoring organization (i.e. Scouts, YMCA, etc.) who must provide the necessary Certificate of Liability insurance paperwork.

Additional Info…

Liability Release forms are required for all children & adults attending (parent/guardian to sign for minors).  Liability Release forms will be emailed to the leader 1 month prior to the arrival date to be forwarded to each person (parent) or to be printed and passed out.  Signed release forms (1 per person) must be turned in to the ranch upon arrival.

Liability Release Form

Weekend Packing List


Country Store Flyer for Groups

Chaperone Tips – Weekend

Sample Schedule Weekend

Program Flyer – Traditional Weekend 2016