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Glen Grove Equestrian Center's summer riding camp is held in weekly sessions from June 17 through August 16 at our facility located at 1181 Riverwoods Road in Lake Forest, Illinois.

Riders of any experience level, ages 7 - 13, are invited to join our summer riding camps.

Riders must supply their own riding attire.

You can find all clothing or safety gear that you'll need at our on-site store, Short Stirrups. Campers should have their own helmet. Helmets and riding boots purchased at our on-site store will be available at a special summer camp discount. We also carry equestrian clothing such as breeches, riding shirts, socks, gloves, and more. Additionally, campers should bring a water bottle every day.


We will be offering six week-long sessions, three hours each day.

Campers will ride for one hour as well as learn about horsemanship, grooming, tacking and safety around horses.

Each session is limited to 12 riders in the morning and 12 in the afternoon.


This year, we are offering a new and exclusive two week session for our riders who are ready to take the next step and travel to a horse show.

Students must be eligible for this camp, which requires being a current riding student of Glen Grove or consistent training in another program. A trial lesson may be required.

Attendance at a weekend horse show is part of the camp. A parent must attend the Saturday practice and Sunday competition in Gurnee.

The all-inclusive tuition for this program covers every fee associated with attending the horse show, such as two weeks of preparation (similar hours to four regular camp sessions), show lease fee for the horse and equipment, training at the show, transportation for the horse to and from the showgrounds, entry fees for six classes, horse show office and stall fees, shavings and feed and more.



Monday - Friday


Register for either AM or PM.

Morning session 8:30-11:30

Afternoon session 12:00-3:00


Campers may register for multiple weeks, but not both AM and PM sessions during the same week.

Session 1 : June 17 – June 21 (AM & PM SESSIONS SOLD OUT)

Session 2 : June 24 – June 28

No camp week of July 4

Session 3 : July 22 – July 26

Session 4 : July 29 – August 2

Session 5 : August 5 – August 9

Session 6 : August 12 – August 16



July 8 – July 21, no camp on July 13 & 14 

This special camp is two weeks long and full day, from 9:00-2:00 Monday to Friday with one weekend at a horse show off-site in Gurnee.


Time to be there on Saturday and Sunday will be announced when we have a schedule from the horse show, so you will need to reserve the full weekend on your calendar.


Parents must attend both Saturday and Sunday.



Payment must be received to confirm enrollment.

2024 tuition is $750 per rider for each session of one-week riding camp.

Horse Show Camp is $3500. This session is two weeks long and the tuition includes all costs to travel to a horse show. Full payment is due at registration.


Payments can be made via Zelle, check, or credit card.


Online application form must be completed prior to payment submission.


Tuition is non-refundable and non-transferable.


There are no discounts for multiple sessions or multiple children. ​

How to pay:

  1. Zelle: After you complete the online application form, we will be in touch to confirm availability for your preferred session date. If you wish to pay tuition via Zelle, we will provide account info at that time. Note camper’s name in memo.

  2. To pay with a check, drop it off at our office at 1181 Riverwoods Road. Note camper’s name in memo.

  3. To pay with a credit card, either visit our office in person or call us at (847)966-8032. If needed, leave a voicemail and we will return your call to confirm your credit card information. Note all credit card charges will incur an additional fee of 3%. If we already have a credit card on file for you, please let us know if you would like that card to be charged for camp tuition.



Summer 2024 application is now open.

To be added to the lesson waiting list, please call our office. 

*In-person registrations will be processed first.*


Step 1:

Complete online camp application form.

Required of all applicants, even if registering in person or via phone.

Must include preferred session dates.

Enrollment is not finalized until we contact you to confirm session date, process payment and release of liability form has been received.

Step 2:

Make full tuition payment via Zelle, check, or credit card. Tuition may be broken into multiple payments if required by Zelle.

Online application form (step 1) must be completed prior to payment submission. Once that has been received, we will contact you to complete registration and process payment.

Step 3:

Download and submit form with your signatures for payment authorization and release of liability.

This can be sent as a PDF (please not as a photo file) via email to or dropped off at our office.



Please complete the below information to apply for camp at Glen Grove.

*In-person registration will be processed immediately and therefore offers the best chance to secure your preferred session/s.

Your child's spot in camp is not finalized until:

  1. This application form has been submitted

  2. We contact you to confirm the dates for your session/s

  3. Tuition is paid in full

  4. Payment authorization/release of liability forms have been submitted

Please check preferred camp session/s:

Application submitted! Spot not guaranteed until we are in touch to complete registration process.


Return with your signatures and all information completed.

This two page form can be submitted either in person to our office

or via email as a PDF document (not a photo) to

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