Pegasus Riding Academy is looking for volunteers for a summer camp

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – The Pegasus Riding Academy needs volunteers during its annual summer camp to help children with special needs.

“Pegasus has been running summer camps since 2016,” said Peggi Lyn Noon, certified riding instructor. “This camp is a summer empowerment session. This gives our children with special needs the opportunity to gain strength and self-esteem while enjoying the horse camp experience.

Pegasus Riding Academy is a therapeutic riding program that provides safe, professional and ethical services. horse-assisted activities for people with physical, mental or emotional disabilities.

Camp dates are June 6 to June 10 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. each day. Children will be able to ride horses, participate in a school on the ground (where they will learn how to be safe with horses and take care of them), take a walk in the swamp and talk, try archery and horse-drawn carriage , share watermelons with the horses and cool off with a water fight and aquatic fun activities.

“Financial assistance is available. This camp is integrated and allows able-bodied siblings and friends to attend,” Noon said.

Volunteer orientation will be held Saturday, June 4 at 10:30 a.m. at Old Roberds Dairy, located at 2500 Tennessee Avenue in Savannah. Riding experience is not necessary for volunteers, but patience and dedication are.

You will find more information and itineraries on prasav.org or by calling 912-547-6482.

Clyde P. Johnson