Summer Horse Camps

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Elementary School

Introduce your child to Christian Summer Horse Camps! These half week or full week camps will teach your child the basics of horsemanship and horse care while also combining fun activities and Bible based teaching.

Cowpoke Camp (Ages 8-10)
Trail Blazers (Ages 9-12)

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Middle School

Give your child an unforgettable western camp experience. No matter if your child is a new rider or a seasoned veteran, your child will be challenged in their horsemanship while going deeper into God's Word.

Range Riders (Ages 12-14)

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High School

High School camps at Paradise Ranch want to challenge and equip your camper to be a servant-leader. These camps teach principles of Biblical leadership while doing the best horse activities and lessons we offer. High School campers can also come back and serve during the summer on the Cross Crew as Ranch Hand or Junior Wranglers.

Ranch Pathfinders (Ages 14-16)
Ranch Quest (Ages 16-17)

Paradise Ranch Retreats

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Parent Child Retreat

Bring your sons, daughters, neices, nephews, or grandchildren for an unforgettable weekend designed to build up your relationship and refocus while enjoying horse activies at Paradise Ranch.

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Women's Ranch Retreat

This all-inclusive retreat, for the avid horsewoman, will give you the chance to try the best that Paradise Ranch has to offer to challenge both you and your horse. The rustic and intimate atmosphere of Frontier Village will refresh your spirit and the delicious food will refresh your body.

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Custom Ranch Retreats

Located in West Michigan just 1 mile from the Silver Lake Sand Dunes, Paradise Ranch offers a one-of-a-kind western retreat experience. Paradise Ranch's intimate atmosphere and rustic lodging can accommodate groups up to 50 people between from April-October.

Paradise Ranch TM 500pxWelcome to Paradise Ranch! On the campus of Grace Adventures, Paradise Ranch offers summer horsemanship camps, seasonal retreats to kids and adults, and leadership training experiences. Join the intimate atmosphere of Frontier Village and be challenged in your riding, whether you are novice or show rider.

Horseback Riding Lessons

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Whether you are a beginner or experienced, the staff at Paradise Ranch want to train you on how to be a better rider and more in-tune with your horse. Lessons can be private or in small groups.


Private Lessons: $45 per hour

Small Group Lessons: $40 per hour (2-9 people)

All lessons are made by appointment only. Contact Brian VanTimmeren, , for availability
Riding lessons available September - May. Riders must be 8 years of age or older

Group Trail Rides

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Experience the beauty of nature from the back of a horse. Our highly trained staff lead your group on a beautiful trail ride in the woods near the Silver Lake Sand Dunes.


1 Hour Trail Rides: $20.00 per person

Group trail rides by appointment only (September - May). Must be 9 years old or older to ride. Groups must be 8 people or more. Groups of less than 8 people will be charged for 8 riders

Wagon Rides

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Enjoy time as a group in the back of a horsedrawn Wagon. Paradise Ranch wants to take you on a ride with fun and nature all around.


Onsite Wagon Rides: $100 per wagon; $65 for additional hour


Looking for an activity to add a little Western flavor to your event? Let us provide a horsedrawn wagon ride at your location.

Off-Site Wagon Rides: $200 per wagon; $65 for additional hour


All Wagon Rides available by appointment only. Contact Brian VanTimmeren, , for availability.
Wagon Rides available September - May

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