Summer Camp Volunteers Needed at High Hopes

Make a difference four days week this summer! High Hopes is seeking volunteers 14 years of age or older to assist with our summer camp activities during the month of July. Horse experience and experience with special needs is a plus but not required; training is provided. Contact Courtney Bernard at or 860-434-1974, ext. 121.

High Hopes is one of the oldest and largest therapeutic riding centers in the United States, operating since 1974. Annually, High Hopes serves over 1,500 individuals per year. The staff of High Hopes is assisted by more than 600 volunteers who contribute over 36,000 hours of service each year, and a herd of 27 horses specifically trained for therapeutic riding. Of the more than 800 programs that are members of the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl.), High Hopes is one of only six centers in the United States approved by PATH Intl. to provide their training courses in therapeutic riding instruction and has trained instructors from all over the world. High Hopes is located at 36 Town Woods Road, Old Lyme, CT 06371.