Experience Our Unique Summer Horse Camp


We are very excited to plan our return to youth camping at YMCA Camp Marston & YMCA Raintree Ranch. The California Department of Health recently announced that overnight camps will be permitted this summer. 

We will hold overnight camps at Marston and Raintree Ranch.

CAMP MARSTON – Reduced capacity starting July 3 for 7 weeks.

RAINTREE RANCH – 20 horses, 44 campers starting June 20 for 9 weeks.

CAMP SURF – 200 camper Day Camp REGISTRATION OPEN NOW + Family Camping on weekends. 

For health and safety, COVID procedures will be in place (masks, distancing, health screening, sanitation).  Summer camp will continue building friendships and fun in the great outdoors. 

Hope to see you this summer!

Sincerely Yours,  

Tom Madeyski, Executive Director


COVID-19 - Overnight Camp Procedures

Please review the Modified Camp Procedures for the summer of 2021.

YMCA Raintree Ranch is a small specialty overnight camp focused on horseback riding, caring for horses, and traditional camp fun! Our summer camp gives kids and teenagers (nine to sixteen years old) the unique experience of riding horseback, getting to know their horses’ personalities, and learning how to care and feed their horse.


Register for Raintree Ranch

Register by phone: Call 858-514-4411

Rates - Raintree Ranch

In addition to YMCA Member Rates, Raintree Ranch offers a voluntary, three-tiered pricing program based on the needs of the family.  You'll be given the option to choose your rate during the registration process.

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Bolo Programs

No matter what skill level your young equestrian is at, the Bolo Program will help them improve! This horsemanship achievement program helps guide our campers through a natural skill progression, learning the key lessons they need to succeed at more advanced levels of horseback riding.

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Pegasus Teen Leadership

Training tomorrow's camp leaders on horseback

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Parents' Guide and Required Forms

Please bring completed forms with you on check-in day!

The best way to help your camper have a fantastic time at Raintree Ranch is to review our Parents' Guide to ensure you're all set before check-in day!

Click here to view Parents' Guide


Have questions about Raintree Ranch and what to expect? Check out the answers to our most frequently asked questions.

View Raintree Ranch FAQ's


Open House
- aka - Family Fun Day

POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19. We are hopeful we'll be able to run the open house closer to the summer camp season. Please check back for updates.

Join us for a free afternoon of adventure for the entire family at YMCA Camp Marston or YMCA Camp Surf (Tours of Raintree Ranch will be leave from Camp Marston). Parents are invited to join in the fun. Younger brothers and sisters will love the chance to play and everyone can experience camp activities together.

Camp Directors, counselors, and campers will be there to answer questions and tell you all about summer camp! Learn more: www.ymcasd.org/campfunday