Juniors will be visiting Camp Olympia to earn their Horseback Riding badge inshaAllah. Girls will learn how to groom a horse, how to saddle and bridle, how to lead a horse, how to sit correctly, general care of the horse, and take a short ride around the ring.
Girls should wear their Junior vest and weather-appropriate clothing. Long pants and smooth, (rubber or leather) hard-soled shoes with a small heel or riding boots are required in order to ride. Tennis shoes or hiking boots are not allowed for riding. A riding helmet with a chin strap will be provided for horseback riding.
In addition to the permission form, each girl must have a completed Camp Olympia Riding Release Agreement
. Permission forms, Camp Olympia release forms and payments are due at the November 15 troop meeting.
What: Horseback Riding Badge at Camp Olympia
When: Saturday, November 23, 2019, 12:45 – 2:30PM
Where: Camp Olympia
5511 Muncaster Mill Road Rockville, MD 20855
Forms: Parental Permission Girl Scout Year Form 2019-2020 AND Camp Olympia Riding Release Agreement