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Bruce Sandifer showing
some roping techniques

Checking out the cowboy saddles

Stagecoach fun!


Join us for a Unique Summer Camp Experience at the
Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum

Featuring Fun, Western Themed Activities for Ages 7–11 years


SESSION I June 22 – 26

SESSION II July 6 - 10

Have a Blast this Summer!

Riding our ponies

Check out our baskets
Learn archery skills from certified instructor, dutch oven cooking in camp trail style, learn new frontier games and crafts, churn your own ice cream, join a drum circle, make your own paper, enjoy live farm animal guests and much, much more!

Moms and Dads will like that this camp offers lots of outdoor fresh air and fun!

Our camp counselors are teachers and have developed a fun and creative summer camp that your child will remember for a lifetime. Low camper to counselor ratio; snacks, fun exercise, new friends and more!

  Facility Rental
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  Golden Age of California
    Women's City Fashions
  Rolling Through the West
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  Shining through the
  Uncorked: The Evolution
    of Wine in the SY Valley
  Kimono: Traditions,
    Pattern and Symbolism
  Quilts of Family School
  SYVCH Pictorial History
  Walking Through History
  Hats on Parade
  Women's Fashions in the
    Baby Boomer Era
  Valley Views/Layers
  A Baby Boomer Christmas
  From Painted Caves to
    Mission Arches
  Vintage Wedding Dresses
  Ronald Reagan
  Quilting Thru the Ages
  Down on the Farm
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  Become a Member
  Volunteer Opportunities


Two week-long sessions for your lil’ wranglers!

Session I June 22 - 26 9 am – 1 pm (7 – 11 yr olds) $150/wk
Session II July 6 - 10 9 am – 1 pm (7 – 11 yr olds) $150/wk


Cooking up lunch in a Dutch oven

Happy camper with pony

Click here for Camp Brochure - outside

Click here for Camp Brochure - inside

Register now by calling the Museum (805) 688-7889 or on-line.

Wild West Camp - 7–11 yr olds


Learning about horses

Making butter to go
on cowboy cornbread