Our council’s Wrangler-in-Training (WIT) program offers high school girls an opportunity to learn leadership and horsemanship skills. During the WIT program, you will explore areas of child development related to horse programs, program planning skills, horse operations and the role of the horseback riding specialist.
- Low cost workshops and riding classes from our Riding Director and staff
- A WIT resource guide
- Hands-on experience working with horses and younger girls, under the supervision of our riding staff.
To become a Wrangler-in-Training you must:
- Be at least 14 years old or in the 9th grade.
- Complete a WIT application form and have three people complete WIT reference forms.
- Attend a Wrangler-in-Training Orientation Session. (Orientation costs $5.00, dates and times will be scheduled as we receive applications.)
- Be able to attend one Wrangler-in-Training workshop and at least three council horse program days a year. (Dates, times, locations and costs will be given out at orientation and in newsletters throughout the year.)
- Fill out and submit this form WIT Application along with three references WIT Reference.
Wrangler-in-Training at Camp Menzies
In addition to our year-round programs, girls who are 15 and/or entering 10th grade can choose to be WIT at Camp Menzies during our summer season. The wrangler-in-training program at Camp Menzies includes the orientation and workshops as well as the opportunity for girls to fulfill their program commitment for the year. Those girls who participate in the WIT program year-round will be able to move to a more advanced level by also attending the program at Camp Menzies.