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Camp Misty Meadows

Horseback riding is the main attraction at Camp Misty Meadows near Conroe. The Robert and Janice McNair Equestrian Center includes four riding arenas and a herd of 40 horses waiting to be ridden, loved, hugged and groomed by summer campers.

Girls can experience different levels of equestrian experiences. In addition to the four-legged attractions, the camp offers a pool, archery range, riflery range and a covered pavilion.

Traditional camp activities such as making crafts, hanging out with friends, enjoying nature, going on hikes, cooking outdoors, playing games and making new friends are all part of the fun. Cabins and dormitories are home to girls staying at Camp Misty Meadows.

Open House
Bring a picnic lunch and meet the staff on Sunday, March 24 from noon - 4 p.m. Register online at www.gssjc.org/activities.

Accommodations

Girls staying at Camp Misty Meadows live in dormitories and cabins. Girls are assigned units based on their session, and units are assigned based on how many girls are in a session. Campers enjoy most meals in the air-conditioned comfort of the Wortham Lodge, which also features a stage, craft/activity rooms and a large covered patio.

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2019 Sessions at Camp Misty Meadows

Brownies

Firecrackers
Week: 3 | Price: $325
The 4th of July is this week and that's reason enough to party! Girls will experience an all camp obstacle course, 4th of July Parade, visit the horses at the barn, design and shoot a 2-liter bottle rocket and celebrate in style with their fire cracker buddies! Round out your week at camp with traditional activities like archery, swimming and games! Note: Checkout during week 3 is Wednesday, July 3.

Games and Goalz
Weeks: 1, 4, 6 | Price: $450
This session is for the sports enthusiast! Girls will compete in a series of games including gaga ball, capture the flag and steal the bacon. While competing, girls will learn about playing fair and including everyone-team building games included! This session includes plenty of traditional camp activities like swimming and arts & crafts!

Game Master
Weeks: 2, 5, 7 | Price: $450
Calling all Game Masters- if you're into board games, puzzles and brain teasers, this session is for you! Girls will try their hand at scavenger hunts, party games, mystery games, solving clues and carve their own stamp for a letterbox!  Add in some pool time and other traditional camp activities and you're set!

Pony Tales
Weeks: 1, 2, 5, 6, 7 | Price: $525
This is a perfect introduction to horses for younger girls or for girls who’ve never ridden.  In addition to typical camp activities (swimming, hiking, games, etc.), girls will learn all about the basics of grooming and caring for horses as well as how to properly mount and dismount.  Girls will “decorate” horses for a parade at camp. Girls will ride once during this session and should learn to control a horse at a walk.

Juniors

Firecrackers
Week: 3 | Price: $325
The 4th of July is this week and that's reason enough to party! Girls will experience an all camp obstacle course, 4th of July Parade, visit the horses at the barn, design and shoot a 2-liter bottle rocket and celebrate in style with their fire cracker buddies! Round out your week at camp with traditional activities like archery, swimming and games! Note: Checkout during week 3 is Wednesday, July 3.

Giddy Up!
Weeks: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7 | Price: $525
This session is for girls who’ve never ridden or have only ridden a few times. Girls will learn the basics of grooming horses; what tacking a horse means; how to mount and dismount; and how to start, stop, and steer a horse at a walk. This session will include a short trail ride and riding in the arena.

Ride On!
Weeks: 2, 4, 5, 6, 7 | Price: $525
Girls who have some riding experience and can already control a horse at a walk will enjoy improving their skills in this session. Review basic skills (start, stop, steer), learn to reverse, play arena games, and be introduced to trotting. This session will include a trail ride and/or riding bareback.

She’s Got Game
Weeks: 2, 5, 7 | Price: $450
Girls will improve their sports skills and teamwork by playing a new sport or physical game each day including Frisbee golf and human foosball. Girls will also work on communication and teamwork by participating in a Geocaching session and team building games! In addition, girls will participate in swimming, arts & crafts and other camp activities.

Splash ‘n Dash
Weeks: 1, 4, 6 | Price: $450
Splash into summer with this session focused on hydration! Girls will spend time at the pool, play games designed to keep you cool and dash over the Agnes Arnold for an afternoon on the giant water slide! If you're a fan of keeping cool, this session is for you! Add in arts & crafts and other camp activities to make this week amazing!

Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors

Aim High!
Weeks: 1, 4, 6 | Price: $460
Aim high and hit the mark with this session all about targets. Girls will work on improving their skills in archery, rifle shooting, tomahawk throwing, lawn darts and more! Girls will also try their hand at orienteering to sharpen their seeking skills. Don't forget the games, pool and other camp activities!

Bronze Wrangler
Weeks: 1, 2 | Price: $545
This session is for girls interested in learning more about horse care and barn activities.  Girls in this session must be comfortable with controlling a horse well at a walk.  This session will include full body grooming and tacking of horses, daily rides, and an evening ride (weather permitting).

Fantastic Fencers
Weeks: 2, 5, 7 | Price: $510
Spend the week learning this fast-paced, exciting sport. As you challenge your opponents, electronic equipment will keep track of who’s winning the battle. Professional instructors will teach you the finer points of lunging, footwork and blade work. Try out your new skills in a fencing tournament, and round out the week with other camp activities. All protective equipment and fencing gear will be provided for the session. Girls must bring tank tops or thin t-shirts and loose fitting long pants to wear under the fencing jacket. Round out the week with traditional camp activities like swimming, archery and arts and crafts.

Firecrackers
Weeks: 3 | Price: $325
The 4th of July is this week and that's reason enough to party! Girls will experience an all camp obstacle course, 4th of July Parade, visit the horses at the barn, design and shoot a 2-liter bottle rocket and celebrate in style with their fire cracker buddies! Round out your week at camp with traditional activities like archery, swimming and games! Note: Checkout during week 3 is Wednesday, July 3.

Golden Wrangler
Weeks: 6-7 (July 21-August 2) | Price: $910
Girls who have completed a Silver Wrangler session, have been a STARS PA for at least 2 years, or have achieved Level 3 or higher in SPURS will enjoy improving their barn skills and be introduced to teaching less experienced riders.  Girls in this session will assist in feeding, assist in preparing horses for riding sessions, and will learn to post while trotting.  This session will include special weekend activities and an overnight trail ride.

Happy Trails
Weeks: 1, 4, 5 | Price: $545
If you’re an older girl who is interested in learning to ride or has only ridden a few times, this is a perfect introductory session!  Girls in this session will learn how to groom and tack a horse, how to mount and dismount, and how to control a horse at a walk.  This session includes riding in the arena and on shorter trails.

Home on the Range
Weeks: 2, 4 | Price: $835
Spend the night at Camp Misty Meadows before hitting the road to the Texas Hill Country. Girls will work on their riding skills while visiting a dude ranch. Days filled with western entertainment and chuck wagon meals will leave you longing for more nights on the trail.

Silver Wrangler
Weeks: 4-5 (July 7-19) | Price: $885
This session is for girls who have attend a Bronze Wrangler session, or have completed SPURS or STARS PA training, and have experience in riding, grooming, and tacking horses.  Girls in this session will improve their grooming and tacking skills and will assist in preparing horses for riding sessions.  This session will include introductory trot lessons, special weekend activities, and an overnight trail ride to the Outback.

SPURS Training
Week: 3 | Price: $360
Do you enjoy riding and working with horses and want to share that joy with other girls? Spend a few days at camp learning the theories and hands-on skills needed to join the SPURS (Super People Using Riding Skills) program at Camp Misty Meadows. Girls will receive their level one SPURS scarf and be ready to work with the weekend riding program during the school year.

Seniors and Ambassadors

Equestrian Aides
Weeks: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 | Price: $210
Would you love to teach riding skills to younger girls? Are you at least a level three SPUR or have completed STARS? Spend the week at the barn working as an equestrian aide. Girl swill earn leadership and service hours. Girls must achieve level three SPUR or completed STARS by January 1, 2019 to be eligible to be an EA.