Richmond VA Summer Camps 2012

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Summer Camp registration has begun!  Check out our listing of 2012 Richmond summer activities for kids of all ages!

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All Fired Up Registration is OPEN.  Camps run from June 18 – August 24 for ages 6 – 14. Early Bird Registration: 10% off the camp fee discounted for sign up by March 15th.

Basketball Camp – Eric Maynor and Joey Rodriguez  deliver a week of skill development, performance training and basketball education for ages 10 and up; boys and girls welcome. Trinity Episcopal School, 3850 Pittaway Drive. July 16-20, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. For more information, please contact Mike at IMPACT Basketball at (941) 704-­1819.

Camp Friendship Registration is OPEN.  Camps run from June 17 – August 18. Ages 7 – 17. 

Camp Hanover Registration is OPEN.  Camps run from June 18 – August 22.  1st through 12th grade.

Camp Motorsport Registration is OPEN. Camps run from July 1 – August 3.  Ages 9 – 16.

Chess Camp: MATCH (Maurice Ashley Trains Champions) July 30-August 3 at Collegiate School.

Collegiate School Summer Quest Registration is OPEN.  Camps run from June 11 – August 16. Kindergarten – 12th grade.

ComedySportz Improv Camp – Registration is OPEN. Camps are for kids 9 – 13 from June 26 – August 17.

CORE Kids Academy – Registration starts 2/20 for 2- 5 and 6+ year olds.  Camps run from June 19 through August 30.

Diggin’ in the Dirt Gardening Camp Agecroft Hall 4305 Sulgrave Road Richmond and Virginia House 4301 Sulgrave Road, Richmond. Monday, August 6, 2012 – Friday, August 10 2012 (9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.).  Campers will “dig” these activities:  leaf identification, pressed flowers, garden stake design, Jug Heads, miniature Victory Gardens, & MORE! Sign up your gardener (ages 7-9) by calling Jill Pesesky at Agecroft Hall at 804-353-4241.

Dynamic Taekwondo– Registstration is OPEN. Early Bird super saver discount registration: Expires March 31st 2012. Mid Registration Savings: April 1st 2012 – April 30th 2012. Regular Registration: June 1st 2012 – August 31st. Camp runs from June 18th 2012 – August 31st, 2012.

Extreme Days Camp Monday, July 23rd – 9:00 AM – 12:00 AM Richmond Community Church – 11801 Nuckols Rd. You don’t want to miss Summer Day Camp at Richmond Community Church! Kids will have a blast the week of July 23-27  at Extreme Days enjoying many different classes, cool t-shirts, activities, great friendships and loads of fun! The cost is $40 per child and Extreme Days is for rising K-6th graders. For more information or to register online please visit this link.

Faith in Richmond summer camps listing includes many faith-based camps for kids of all ages. Visit the website to learn more.

Flying Squirrels Baseball Camp Registration is OPEN. For all kids ages 4-14; Session 1 is July 17th, 18th, 19th and Session 2 is August 7th, 8th,9th

HATTheatre – Registration is OPEN. Camps run June 18 – August 9.  Ages 6 – 16.

ID Tech Camps – Williamsburg summer tech camps for kids and teens is a summer program where students can learn to create iPhone apps, video games, C++/Java Programs, and more at prestigious universities nationwide (held at the College of William & Mary, Princeton, Stanford, and others). Click here for more information.

James Finley Volleyball Camp (VCU Volleyball Head Coach) – Registration is OPEN. Camps for boys and girls kindergarten – 12 grades.  July 13 – 22 based on program.

Jump Start Dance Studio Summer Camp (Ashland/Hanover/mechanicsville area) – Registration is OPEN for ages 3 – 18. Dates and pricing vary by age group. 10% off registration if registered before June 1st. Register anytime by Phone or Email- 804-564-2389 – Click here for Jump Start Dance Studio or email at

Key Signatures “Rock Star Camp”  Registration is OPEN.  Camps run June 4 – July 20.  Ages 8 and up.

Lakeside Presbyterian Preschool Summer Adventure Series  Registration is OPEN. Weekly camps run from June 11 – August  31  Ages 2-5

Latin Ballet of Virginia  Registration is OPEN. Camps July 9 – July 20, July 23 – August 3, and August 6 – August 17, Two Locations: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen and Richmond Center Stage NEW!

“LatinSummer Richmond,” a two-week summer enrichment program that provides students in grades 2-7 a unique chance to learn about Latin and the classical world.

Lessons of Laughter

Luther Memorial Summer Programs Registration is OPEN.  Camps run from June 11 – August 10. Ages 3yo – rising 9th grade.

Mad Science Camps – Registration is OPEN. Camps run June 18 – August 31 at 14 area locations; offering a daily combination of in-class discovery and exploration, outdoor games and physical activities and hands-on applications of the scientific principles presented. FUN and educational day camps. Voted one of the BEST in Richmond 5 years in a row!

Martial Arts World of West End Registration is OPEN.

Martial Arts Camp at Mom’s Treehouse- Half-day sessions the weeks of June 25-28 and July 23-26.

Mathnasium, The Math Learning Center – Short Pump Registration is OPEN. Camps run from June 1 – September 3.  Pre-K through 12th grade.

Mathnasium, The Math Learning Center – Midlothian

Maymont Summer Discovery Camps No registration deadline (we accept registrations until camp is full) Registration begins Feb. 7 for Maymont members, Feb. 21st for non-members.  Maymont’s wildly popular summer camps offer outdoor adventures, animal encounters, games, crafts and hands-on activities for young nature explorers ages 4 to 14. Plus we have a special volunteer program for teens ages 15 to 18 to help our young campers while gaining great experience in the environmental science field.

Millwood School Summer Programs Registration is OPEN.  Programs run from mid-June until the end of July. 

Minnieland – CampTastic  (area locations Hanover, Wellesley/Short Pump, Skipwith Academy, Pebble Creek, Huguenot and Woodlake) Registration is OPEN.  Programs vary by location.

Mom’s Treehouse Summer Fitness Camps including Animal Adventure, Summer Olympics, Superheroes, Winter Olympics, Tumbles & Flips, and Beach Party.

Mountain Tae Kwon Do Kickin’ Kids Summer Camp – Registration is OPEN. Camps run from June 18 – August 31 for ages 6 and up.

Music That’s Mine Registration is OPEN.  Camps run July 9 – July 27. Ages 7 – 16.

Overtime Athletics Sports Camps – Registration is Open now! Camps run June 11 – August 24 in various locations. Camps include variety sports camp, volleyball camp, soccer camp, lacrosse camp, flag football camp and ultimate Frisbee camp. Ages 6-12. Click here for more details about all of the camps in the Greater Richmond area.

Pamunkey Ridge Girl Scout Camp Registration is opens February 23 (for members).  Camps run from June 18 – August 10.

Passages Adventure Camp – OPEN and on-going registration until the camps are filled. Boys & Girls –  ages 5-17 – 1/2 and Full day – June 4 to August 24

Rainbow Station Amazing Races and Places summer camp runs from 6:30 am to 6:30 pm Monday-Friday.

Richmond Fencing Club

Richmond Kickers –  Registration is OPEN.  June 18 – August 24.  Ages 4 – 16.

Richmond Shakespeare

Richmond Strikers – Registration coming soon.  Ages 6 – 13.

Richmond SPCA Summer Programs  Registration is OPEN.  Weekly themed camps run from June 20to August 26.  1st though 9th grade. Veterinary Observation Program ages 14 – 18.  June 4 – August 27.
Richmond Waldorf School Summer Garden camps (click on camps link in top left-hand side of the page).

Richmond Olympiad (area locations Chesterfield Airport, Hanover, Innsbrook and Trade Road).  Sessions and times may vary by location.

Richmond Volleyball Club – Registration is OPEN.  Dates and times vary by program.  Ages 8 – 19.

Richmond Walks– Registration is OPEN. For rising 4th and 5th graders.


Richmond Young Writers – Registration is OPEN.  June 18 – July 27.  Ages 8 – 16.

Riverside Outfitters Camps Registration is OPEN.  Camps run from June 18 – August 31.  Programs for ages 6 – 15.

Romp n’ Roll – Registration begins February 20.

SCOR Summer Camps Registration OPEN.  June 24 – August 31. Ages 3 – 18.

Spirited Art Registration is OPEN.  Sessions available in June, July and August.  

  • Matisse Camp – 5 – 8 years old. Four days 10am – 12pm. Snack included. One painting per day,  learn basics of color mixing. $100
  • Van Gogh Camp – 7 – 12 yrs old. Three days 10am – 2pm. Bring a sack lunch. We will provide snacks. Two paintings per day.  Learn basics of mixing colors and Art History. $150 –
  • Free t-shirt for kids who participate in the full camp.
Sports Camp – Summer Sports Camp Wednesday, June 27th – 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM – Richmond’s First Baptist Church – 2709 Monument Avenue. Ages:  Grades K-5 Cost:  $125Information at this website. Register online at: OvertimeCampsPhone:  804-358-2977. Email: Don’t just sit at home this summer—come to sports camp! You’ll make friends, play games, win prizes and have FUN! Camp will feature a variety of sports and games including basketball, soccer, kickball, field hockey, relay races and more.
The Stitching Studio will hold a “Learn to Needlepoint” Summer Camp for 8 years and up. Camps will be 9:30-11:30 each day. Call for more information at (804) 269-0355 or email
“Summer of Music”:  Musical Adventures for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers!
Taekwondo Works and School of Dance Arts will have combined all day Summer camps.
Theatre IV Stage Explorers Camp Registration is OPEN. Session 1 (June 18 – June 29) Rising 1st – 6th graders.  Session 2 (July 30 – August 10) Rising 6th – 9th graders.
The Greater Richmond School of Music Registration is OPEN. Dates vary by program (Camps include ROCK CAMP, Piano Camp, Chamber Music Workshop, and the St. Cecilia Summer Music Festival.)
The Latin Ballet of Virginia Arts Education Day Camp – Registration is OPEN.  Two week camps July 9 – August 17. 

The Little Gym of Glen Allen

Treasure Hunt Camp

Tuckaway (area locations Varina, West, Barony, Innsbrook, Harbor and Ellwood House)  Registration is OPEN.  Camps vary by location.


Virginia Fishing Adventures Camps Registration is OPEN.  Ages 6 – 14.  Check out our article on our experience at Virginia Fishing Adventures for more detailed info.

Virginia Outside Camps –  Registration is OPEN. 




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Visual Arts Center of Richmond Summer ArtVenture Camp: Week-long studio art classes in a positive, nurturing learning environment. Each class provides focused attention on a specific media, skill or subject, and each week brings a selection of unique choices. All classes are taught by a professional artist and artists-educators who will help inspire and develop individual expression. Morning studio classes (9:00am – 12:00pm) and afternoon studio classes (1:00 – 4:00pm) classes are available for all age groups. Enrollment is limited to 10 students per class to allow for individual instruction and learning. Some classes integrate teamwork or collaborative projects.

Waldorf School Summer Garden camps. Click on camps link in top left-hand of website.

West End Academy of Dance 

Young Chef’s Academy

YWCA Passport to Adventure