Horizons’ Spring Getaways

Get Away, Then let us take care of the rest!

Located just 2 hours from Washington DC and Richmond, Camp Horizons is the perfect weekend getaway. Come enjoy the beauty of The Shenandoah Valley in the spring as you reconnect with nature and your family and friends. Horizons’ Spring Getaways include flexible activity schedules, fresh cooked meals, and an individual cabin rental. This spring we are excited to offer 3 unique Getaway weekends which are open to all ages*

Horizons’ March Spring Getaway

March 26th – 28th

*REGISTRATION FULL* Horizons’ May Spring Getaway

April 30th – May 2nd

*REGISTRATION FULL* Horizons’ Equestrian Spring Getaway

May 8th – 9th **(Horizons’ Equestrian Spring Getaway is for ages 9+)

Activities will be limited to ~16 people per activity period to allow for social distancing and individual equipment use. Activity periods rotate throughout the day, so you’ll have an opportunity to try everything at least once. Finally, we wrap up each day with a fun and unique Evening Program, leaving you free after that for a village campfire or stargazing.

With cabin upgrades and add-on equestrian programs available, it is possible to customize a Getaway weekend to be totally your own!

Spaces for each Getaway are limited, so we encourage you to make your reservation today!

 

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Dates and Rates

camp horizons' 2021 spring getaways

A day full of activities, your cabin rental, and fresh meals are all included in your reservation! You can also customize and enhance your getaway with equestrian add-on activities or a cabin upgrade at additional costs.

RATES:

Spring Getaways: $220.00/Person (no charge for children 4 & under)

DATES:

Horizons’ March Spring Getaway– Friday March 26th – Sunday March 28th (deadline to register is EXTENDED to Tuesday, March 23rd)

Horizons’ May Spring Getaway– Friday April 30th – Sunday May 2nd (deadline to register is Friday, April 23rd) *Registration is closed*

Horizons’ Equestrian Spring Getaway– Saturday May 8th – Sunday May 9th (deadline to register is Friday, April 30th) *Registration is closed*

 

For current Camp Horizons families: 

  1. We are offering a Refer a Family incentive! If you refer a family and they join a Horizons’ Spring Getaway, your family will receive a $50 credit to Swap Shop (1 credit maximum). Additionally, if the family you refer signs up for the 2021 summer, they are eligible to save $250 with an extension on our New Camper Discount.
  2. Event (Spring Getaway) registration is separate from Summer Camp registration. You can create a new profile by clicking “Register now!”

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Horizons' Spring March Getaway (3.26-3.28)


Horizons’ March Spring Getaway offers a schedule with a mix of our most popular activities as well as special seasonal choices. Our March Getaway is all about embracing nature! We will be visited by an instructor from Rockfish Wildlife Sanctuary who will introduce us to some of the animals their center has rehabilitated. Other seasonal choices include watercraft and wagon rides so you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the view of Camp in the spring time!

camp horizons march 2021 getaway schedule

 

optional Add-on Activities:

  • Horseback: $40.00/person
    • Ring Ride (ages 5-8)
    • Trail Ride (ages 9+)

 

Not interested in our staffed activities? Feel free to check out sports equipment to use around camp’s common areas.

Additionally, you’re not required to stay on camp for your whole stay. If you would like to go into town to explore, drive along Skyline, or go hiking at Fridley’s Gap (a nearby hiking trail and watering hole), you are more than welcome to! We ask that if you plan to miss any of the meals to please let a director know beforehand so we can minimize our food waste. We will provide you with a resource of maps and trails of the area, restaurants downtown, and local fun attractions upon arrival.


*REGISTRATION FULL* Horizons' Spring May Getaway (4.30-5.2)


The schedule for Horizons’ May Spring Getaway offers your camp favorites and some activities to get you ready for summer. When we get together for this Getaway, Camp will be just over a month away! We are getting in the lake for free swim and the slide and zipline will be open for business. Our garden will be blooming and we can’t wait to pick some fresh finds, or maybe plant something to come back for on our Opening Day!

camp horizons may 2021 getaway schedule

 

optional Add-on Activities:

  • Horseback: $40.00/person
    • Ring Ride (ages 5-8)
    • Trail Ride (ages 9+)

 

Not interested in our staffed activities? Feel free to check out sports equipment to use around camp’s common areas.

Additionally, you’re not required to stay on camp for your whole stay. If you would like to go into town to explore, drive along Skyline, or go hiking at Fridley’s Gap (a nearby hiking trail and watering hole), you are more than welcome to! We ask that if you plan to miss any of the meals to please let a director know beforehand so we can minimize our food waste. We will provide you with a resource of maps and trails of the area, restaurants downtown, and local fun attractions upon arrival.


*REGISTRATION FULL* Horizons' Spring Equestrian Getaway (5.8-5.9)


Horizons’ Equestrian Spring Getaway gets you in the ring, on the trails, and up to date with all things “horse” here at camp! We welcome riders of all experiences levels to spend the weekend with us sharpening your skills. After covering some horse safety, all attendees will be split into small groups of ~10 people to allow for social distancing, individual equipment use, and personalized instruction.

camp horizons equestrian getaway schedule

All reservations for the Equestrian Spring Getaway must include an adult, and all attendees are strongly encouraged to participate in all equestrian activities. Unfortunately, no attendees under the age of 9 will be able to join Horizons’ Equestrian Spring Getaway at this time.


Lodging + Cabin Upgrades

Unplug and reconnect with nature as you getaway to your very own cabin in the woods! All Horizons’ Spring Getaways will use cabins in our Starlight village, and each group will be housed in an individual cabin. Starlight lodging includes 6 bunkbeds, restroom, and shower. Cabins in this village share porches as well as a communal campfire circle. Groups are expected to bring their own bed and bath linens. Standard cabin rentals are assigned, and we will not be honoring cabin requests.

log cabin

Optional Cabin Upgrades:

All cabin upgrades include bed and bath linens. Spaces are limited and provided on a first come first serve bases.

Mountain Valley Duplex: Looking for more comforts of home? Enjoy our premier Mountain Valley Cabin upgrade. Cabins lodge families of 2-6 in a relaxing climate controlled environment. Mountain Valley Duplex Cabins are made up of 2 connecting rooms, each containing a bathroom, 1 queen bed, and 1 single bed. All bed and bath linens are included along with in-cabin television for and additional $100.00 first person and $40.00 for each additional person. Max 6 people.

log cabins on campsite

interior of log cabin interior of log cabin

Director’s Cabin: Or is living large like our Directors more your style? Try out our stand-alone Director’s Cabin for a unique family stay. This cabin features a full kitchen, living room, bathroom, 2 bedrooms with full beds and loft with 2 twin beds, all linens included. Enjoy this upgrade at a rate of $120.00 first person and $40.00 for each additional person. Only one family will get this lucky upgrade, so you’ll need to be fast to lock in this gem. Max 6 people.

log cabin living room bed in log cabin log cabin bedroom

 

 


Food + Beverage

A getaway is meant to be stress free—let us handle the cooking! Chef Rob and the fantastic dining team will be serving elevated versions of your camp favorites. You can see the full menus by day below. If you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies, please make sure they are noted on your registration form. Most needs can be met, please call us if you have any specific questions!

To ensure the safety of our guests we’ve implemented some changes to our dining policies for the Spring Getaways:

  • While we normally eat buffet style, all meals will be done family style to minimize movement around in the dining halls. Your group will be assigned a table of your own for the duration of your stay
  • Tables at the dining hall will be spread out to ensure proper distancing
  • All of our dining staff will wear masks or face shields and gloves while preparing and serving food

 March & May Getaway Menu

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Equestrian Getaway Menu

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Families are permitted to bring their own food and drinks. The Swap Shop will also be stocked with more snack items than normal, so if you’re missing anything we’ve got you covered. As you are packing for your stay we do ask that you keep a few things in mind:

  • As we are a nut-aware camp, please do not bring any food that contains nuts.
  • Because of our location in the woods, we recommend that any food you bring stays in a plastic container.
  • Alcohol is allowed; however, we ask that beverages are not in any glass containers. Please be conscious of alcohol use. Alcohol is not permitted in activity areas

FAQ


1. Are pets allowed?

    • We ask that you leave your pets at home. The farm and barn are filled with animals excited to see you!

2. Is smoking allowed?

    • Camp Horizons is a tobacco free facility. We ask that you do not smoke or vape on the property

3. Will I have cell phone service? Is there access to Wi-Fi?

    • We understand that even during a getaway there is a need to work or stay in touch with the world outside of camp. Most cell phones carriers will have service at camp–enough to text and call. We also offer Wi-Fi in our Main Dining Hall and Dew Drop Inn (located in Western Village/central camp).

4. What do we need to bring?

    • View the Horizons’ Spring Getaways Packing List
    • You are also encouraged to bring your own bikes and fishing poles if you are interested in using our trails or fishing at the lake

5. Will Swap Shop be open?

    • Yes! We will have a staff member in Swap Shop to buy merchandise and snacks each day with extended hours throughout the day. Be sure to check out our 2020 apparel!
    • We will have movie concessions, S’mores packs, bug spray, sunscreen, and more available to purchase
    • The Swap Shop also has board games, puzzles, sporting equipment, and yard games available for checkout at no additional cost. Items will be sanitized after each use

6. What kind of safety and cleaning procedures will you all be doing?

    • We ask that you all do a health screen before you arrive for your stay. We will also do a temperature check on every guest during check-in. If anyone has a temperature of 100.4 or higher, we will ask that you return home. A full refund will be provided
    • All common areas will be cleaned on a rotation multiple times a day. We use FDA approved cleaners, and all of our housekeeping staff will wear gloves and masks while cleaning. Our housekeeping staff will not enter your cabins during your stay
    • We have installed additional sinks and hand sanitizer stations around camp for easy access
    • All of our staff receive daily temperature checks before beginning work and anyone with a temperature over 100.4 will be immediately sent home
    • All of our staff will be in masks during activities that require staffing
    • Please make sure you have a mask on you at all times. Mask are required while in indoor spaces, and during certain activities
    • We’ve structured activities and meals to allow for social distancing. We ask that you practice social distancing with other families, however the onus is on you all
    • There is a waiver that we are requiring all participants to sign upon registration, please make sure to read through it and contact us with any questions

 

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