Wild West Camping Since 1963


Weekend Camp for Youth Groups

Rawhide Ranch Summer Horse Camp California

Girl Scouts, YMCA, Church Groups & More!

September thru May

Friday to Sunday


Call:  (760) 758-0083   Ext.103

Email:  rebecca@rawhideranch.com


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

Available dates are not posted online due to frequent changes in availability.  Minimum age requirement: 7 years old.

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

Cost for 2016/2017:  $205 per person

Riding & Vaulting classes are exclusively for the children so the adults come at a discounted rate.  See below for adult pricing…


Peak Months (March, April, May, October):

If you come during a Peak Month 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 Months (January, February, September, November, December):

If you come during a Non Peak Month 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 – 4:00pm on Friday (we provide dinner)
  • Departure – 1:30pm on Sunday (after lunch)

Accommodates small youth groups as well as groups of up to 100 people total (max of 80 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 Form 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 2016-17