One of our missions is to pass the skills and fun of back country packing
on to the next generation. To do that, we have events aimed specifically
at young people. These are articles and pictures of those events.
[They are in reverse order by date, (latest at the top)
but we sometimes add pages a couple of months after the event.]
Youth Horse Camp, June 24 - 26, 2016
We introduced 10 young people to packing, the principles of LNT (Leave
No Trace), and we saw some wonderful mountain lakes.
Read more, with a page of pictures
Youth Horse Camp, June 26 - 28, 2015
17 young people attended our third annual Youth Horse Camp
at the Kerrick Corrals near Aspen Meadows Pack Station in the Stanislaus
Read more, with 11 pictures. (860 KB)
Trail Skills Exercise, August 9, 2014
Our young members practised trail skills at the Diamond Bar Arena in
Ceres on August 9, 2014.
Read more; pictures pending.
Second Annual Youth Camp, June 2014
For the second year in a row, the Mid Valley Unit of BCHC hosted a horse
camp for youths between the ages of nine to seventeen.
Read more, with 5 pictures
Youth Horse Camp, June 28 - 30, 2013
We introduced 15 young people to packing, the principles of LNT (Leave
No Trace), but we took breaks, too.
Read more, with two pages of pictures
(~750 KB per page).
Backcountry Horsemen of California - Mid Valley Unit
PO Box 1709
Modesto CA 95353-1709
Questions about the Mid Valley Unit? Ask Dennise Davis,
Questions about the web site? Ask Ted Pack,