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Trail Blazer Camp

Quality Horse Camps for Elementary Students

Personal Development

Learn new social and physical skills.

Relational Development

Learn how to be a friend.

Spiritual Development

Begin to explore who God created them to be and how to use God’s Word in their life.

Trail Blazer Camp Details

Does your child dream of being a Cowboy?

Trail Blazers will be challenged in the fundamentals of horsemanship while they have a ton of fun and meet new friends. Your child will explore new things like trail rides, faster speeds, and more free time at main camp. They’ll hang out with an amazing bunkhouse leader and grow in their relationship with God through cabin bible studies and campfire worship times.
Activities Include

Arena Lessons, Cowboy Cooperatives, Trail Rides, Herding Cattle on Foot, Grooming and Tacking, Waterfront, Towables, Main Camp Free Time, S’mores

Camp Dates and Rates

SESSION 1

Sunday, July 7 - Friday, July 12, 2024

(Girls Wait List! Boys Spots Available!)

$ 630.00

Camp Dates and Rates

SESSION 2

Sunday, July 14 - Friday, July 19, 2024

$ 630.00

Camp Dates and Rates

SESSION 3

Sunday, July 21 - Friday, July 26, 2024

(Girl spots available! Boys Wait List!)

$ 630.00

Camp Dates and Rates

SESSION 4

Sunday, August 4 - Friday, August 9, 2024

(Wait List Only!)

$ 630.00

Activities Arena Lessons

Learn proper horsemanship from our highly trained and friendly staff.

Activities Wagon Rides

Sing songs and take a nice ride on the wagon!

Activities Cattle Work

Work as a team to sort and herd cattle.

Activities Trail Rides

Explore our beautiful trails on your horse!

Activities Towables

Experience the thrill of tubing behind the speedboat on a towable!

Activities Waterfront

Cool off with plenty to do at our waterfront!

Activities Chapel

Gather around the campfire as we worship and learn about God during daily chapel times.

Quality Horsemanship

Paradise Ranch will teach your child quality horsemanship while connecting it all to their relationship with God. But your child doesn’t just learn horsemanship, they will live it out. Every camper will spend caring for, feeding, and riding their assigned horse every day. Through a combination of classroom teaching, riding lessons, and horse games your child will ride multiple hours each day for a true western experience.

Whether your child is new to riding horses or competes in shows, the staff at Paradise Ranch will improve their skills and appropriately challenge your camper to grow while having fun.

Typical Day At Camp
7:30 AM Chores
8:15 AM Breakfast
8:45 AM TAWG (Time Along With God)
9:15 AM Groom/Tack
10:00 AM Horsemanship
11:00 AM Horsemanship
12:15 PM Lunch
12:45 PM Flex
1:00 PM Rest and Relaxation
1:45 PM Bible Study
2:45 PM Travel to Grace Adventures
3:00 PM Grace Adventures Free Time
4:30 PM Travel to Paradise Ranch
4:45 PM Flex
5:00 PM Cowboy Co-op
6:00 PM Dinner
6:30 PM Ranch Activity
8:00 PM Flex
8:15 PM Campfire + Chapel
9:15 PM Cabin Time
10:30 PM Lights Out
Packing List

Get prepared for the best week of the year!

See a complete Packing List here

Photos and Camper Emails
You can view photos of your camper by logging into your account and from your Account Dashboard select “View Photos”. You’ll be sent to our photo albums where you can choose your campers particular camp, day of the week, and even select via facial recognition.

You can also send One-Way emails to your camper during their week of camp by logging into your Account or visiting Bunk1.com and logging in using your Grace Adventures login information.

One-Way Emails are generally delivered around dinner time each day.

Bunk Mate Information

Campers can request Cabin Mates on the registration form. We will house up to 4 friends together in a cabin. There is even a discount if the friend has never been to Grace Adventures before! See our Bring-A-Friend discount!

Safety Information

Safety is our #1 priority for your child while at Summer Camp!

We know that we can only be effective at building relationships and ministering to campers when they feel safe, valued, and cared for. Our staff undergo multi-week training to understand how to best relate to your child, how to keep all kids included in the camp experience, and to how to relationally solve any problems that come up.

You can view more about our training and safety practices by visiting our Camp Safety webpage.

Cancellation Policy

There is a $100 non-refundable deposit when you sign up your child for camp.

Canceling your campers’s camp registration within 14 days of the camp, you are obligated to the full camp fee.

Mailing Letters/Packages
If you would like to send mail to your child while at camp, please mail letters and packages using this format so that we can ensure it reaches your child.

“Your Camper’s Name and Cabin (if known)”
c/o Grace Adventures
2100 N Ridge Rd
Mears, MI 49436

Please send mail early enough in the week so it arrives during your camper’s week of camp.

Camper Scholarships

We never want finances to get in the way of your child experiencing a life-changing week at summer camp.

Through the generosity of many donors, a partial scholarship of camp could make possible to send your child to camp. For more information and an application, please visit our Camp Scholarship page.

Facilities Mercantile

Facilities Frontier Village

Facilities Bunkhouse

Facilities Paradise Ranch

Facilities Sand Dunes

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