Achorn Acres Farm

Summer Horse Camp Upton Massachusetts

We are now accepting registrations for our summer program.  A $50 deposit is required to reserve your spot. Deposit may be paid by paypal or check made out to Coachman's Legacy.   Deposit will go toward your summer camp balance.  Additional weeks may be available through Westborough Recreation

Summer Horse Program Ages 6 -16

Full day 8am-3pm

Half day 9am-11:30am

Afternoon half day 12:30-3:30

Explore the world of horses through this fun and interactive program. Open to boys and girls of all riding experience levels (beginners welcome).  Children will ride a horse daily, participate in educational projects, horse care, horsemanship and crafts.  The program will cover grooming, leading, mounting a horse, steering, stopping and riding at the walk and trot. On Thursdays, students will participate in a “game day” on horseback and will get hands on experience with other farm animals.  Students must wear long pants and boots with a heel. They may bring a helmet with them if they have one. Loaner helmets will be available for students that do not have their own.  Students will not be allowed to ride in sneakers. Students are to bring a water bottle and snack that does not contain nuts. AM and PM sessions will cover different topics.  Student that would like a full day option can sign up for the AM and PM session; a supervised ½ hour lunch included at no additional charge for students doing both sessions (they must bring their own bag lunch).   

Total cost $225/half day    $500/full day

 7/13-7/16 Monday-Thursday

Barn Buddies 

Full day 9am-3:30pm

Morning Half day 9am-12 am

Afternoon half day 12:30-3:30

We are happy to announce that we will be offering a Friday Barn Buddies program. During this program, children will get the opportunity to learn more about agriculture and farming. Children will get hands on experience with animals such as horses, goats, ducks, rabbits, alpacas and chickens.  Topics will include how to collect and use fibers from animals for clothing and art, and growing food for people and animals. Each day children will have the option to have a horse/pony ride. This program is open to children age 5-16. Students may enroll in both AM and PM sessions; a supervised ½ hour lunch included at no additional charge for students doing both sessions (they must bring their own bag lunch).   

Total cost $55/half day    $100/full day

Session 1 Friday July 3

Session 2 Friday July 10

Session 3 Friday July 17

Backyard Poultry Cock-a-doodle-do you want to raise your own chickens? In these sessions, students will learn about many aspects of backyard poultry. Topics to include raising chickens, breed selection, care and management of backyard poultry and egg collecting. Students will have hands on experience with handling our chickens, ducks and baby chicks. Sessions will include an educational activity and/or craft.

Session 1 Tuesday June 30th 5pm-7pm

Session 2 Tuesday July 7th 5pm-7pm

Session 3 Tuesday July 14th  5pm-7pm

From farm to yarn: In these 1 day sessions, students will learn about fiber producing animals and uses for fiber in fashion and art. Students will learn about what types of animals (and plants) can be used for their fiber producing qualities and how to turn raw material into something usable. Students will learn to care for and have hands on experience with some of our fiber animals, including alpacas and rabbits. Students will create a craft project involving yarn or felted fiber.

Session 1 Wednesday July 1st  5pm-7pm

Session 2 Wednesday July 8th 5pm-7pm

Session 3 Wednesday July 15th  5pm-7pm

Program Name______________________________________________________________

(Example: Half day horsemanship camp)

Session Number_____________________________________________________________

(Examples: Session 1 6/25-6/28)

total amount due $__________

Student Information Form
Name: ____________________________________________________ Age__________
Parents/ Guardian’s Name: _________________________________________________________________________
Address: ____________________________________________________________
Phone Numbers (including area code)
Home: (____)_______________________ Work: _(____)___________________
Cell: (____)_______________________


(will be used to confirm registration)

Emergency Contact:
Name: _________________________________________________ Phone Number: (____)___________________
Is child/ are you allergic to anything? Yes _________ No_________
If so, what? ________________________________________________________________________
Is child/ are you taking any medication that we should know about? Yes ____No______
Other information that we may want to know about your child: (helpful information may include special accommodations, sensitivities or learning styles that may help us teach your child) _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Under Massachusetts law, an equine professional is not liable for an injury to, or the death of a participant in equine activities resulting from the inherent risks of equine activities pursuant to section 2D of chapter 128 of the General Laws.
Signature (Parent or Guardian)________________________________________________________Date_____
Please send this form and check made out to: Coachman’s Legacy to 267 North Street, Upton Ma 01568.   $50 deposit is due per session  (example: if you sign up for one week of horse camp, one week barn buddies and one session saddle club $150 would be due)   Deposits are NONREFUNDABLE, They may be transferred to another week is available.

 Printable Registration form