This is what summer is all about!

For more than 50 years Black River Farm and Ranch has been the place that girls escape to for the best summer camp experience on earth!
br-new-mapA short drive from Detroit, MI just outside the chaos of city life you will find paradise at the end of a dirt road…The BR is the place to be if you are a girl who loves horses and wants to have fun. Your days will be filled with riding lessons, trail rides, vaulting, swimming, arts and crafts, boating, archery, and much more! Where else can you choose from more than 70 different horses and have an hour and a half riding lesson every day.
Girls come to have fun with friends and horses and enjoy a variety of summer camp activities in a safe and stress free environment. The BR is located in the thumb area of Michigan and is the best summer camp around for girls who love horses. The BR is a family owned and operated camp for 3 generations. There is so much to do at Black River Farm and Ranch it is your answer to fun this summer!

Dates & Rates


We offer a variety of different types of camp sessions at BR. We have a starter camp for first time campers and young girls, one and two week sessions which can be combined for up to a 4 week stay, Mother Daughter retreats, and Alumni weekends so that there is something for everyone. All of our sessions are all inclusive. There is never an
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Imagine going to the pasture to bring in your horse, grooming and saddling him, riding him through sunlit fields and wooded trails. Then spending your afternoon jumping on the trampolines and having a picnic at the Outback. You can try your hand at tennis, camp crafts, boating on Lake Lorely, bottle feeding a new calf and/or baby goat. Also, wonderful farm food, swimming in
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About Camp

Many years ago… there was a little girl who lived in Pittsburgh and spent her summers at a horse camp named Fox Farms. She fell in love with horses and dreamed about someday having a place where she could teach girls to ride and to be around horses and farm animals. John and Lois Donovan never gave up that dream. Her dream became a reality in
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