Sports Camps for Active Kids

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Find your camp by special interest or scroll to the bottom for active camps for active kids.


squirrels squareFlying Squirrels Baseball Camp Registration is OPEN. For all kids ages 4-14.
The Flying Squirrels have two baseball camps tailored for beginners and advanced baseball players. Each camper will receive instruction from the Flying Squirrels players and coaches, four tickets to a Flying Squirrels game, camp gift, lunch and autograph session. Baseball camp participants will have the opportunity on their last day of camp to participate in an on-field pregame parade around the warning track.


Spiders Baseball Camp Day camp and boarding camp is open to anyone 8 – 17
This camp is designed to bring together a wide range of ages who have a passion for baseball and looking to experience living in the same dorms as our current players during the school year.


Basketball Making of  a Champion Camps. These co-ed camps offer a wonderful opportunity for players of all skill levels to learn the game of basketball.

Foundation Basketball Camp. Register early – sold out last year! Camps will be at ACTS Campus and Foundation Basketball West Campus.

Shaka Smart Basketball Camp
Our day camps provide a fun, safe environment for boys and girls entering grades three through 12 to improve their basketball skills, make new friends and get fit.

Spiders Boys Basketball The campers learn the fundamentals from the coaches and see it translated into “on court” performance.

Spiders Girls Basketball The 2014 Richmond Spiders Girls’ Basketball Summer Camp is excited about a new summer of learning, playing, and enjoying basketball.

U-Turn Basketball
Ages 5-18, Fundamental skills, ball handling and defense development, games and contests & guest speakers.
9am-5pm daily, 1 week, 5 weeks or 10 weeks.


Richmond Fencing Club
Beginner, intermediate and advanced camps. Ages 9-18. 2014 information to come soon.
Ryan Kerrigan Football Camp
George Mason University in Fairfax, VA,
Use promo code TEAM2014 to receive a discount and 2 FREE football items including cleats, gloves, and more (up to $225 value)!
U-Turn Football Camp
Ages 8-18, kids learn fundamental football skills, position-specific training, core strength, daily football drills, full contact 2 days per week. 1 week, 4 weeks or 7 weeks.  9am – 5pm daily.
Washington Redskins Flag Football Camps – Non-contact flag football instruction, scrimmages and FUN for boys and girls ages 6-13.
Robins Junior Golf Program Summer Camp
Independence Golf Club.
We offer overnight camps, full day camps and half day camps for children ages 5 to 17 years old. Our Summer camps focuses on golf and the life lessons that it teaches our youth.
CORE Kids Academy. This summer kids can flip, fly, swing, roll, and laugh with CORE Kids Academy! Your child will have fun movin’ and groovin’ during fun gymnastics and movement. Camps with lots of movement and fun.
River City Youth Camps.  The camps are gymnastics based but will also feature fun games from years past (kickball, capture the flag, crab soccer etc.) The “Back to the Blacktop” theme is always a big hit and loads of fun!
Quest Summer Adventure Days!
West End
Co-ed gymnastics centered classes taught by Safety Certified staff! Learn new skills, improve on existing ones, flexibility training, and strength training; all in a fast paced, safe and fun environment!
Horseback Riding
Horseback Riding at Heldergate Heldergate Stables is offering our day camp for two different session options in July 2014. Camp is from 9am-5pm, Monday through Friday, with a horse show and family picnic on Saturday! Early drop-off and late pick-up are available at no extra charge to accommodate your work schedule.  Call (941) 224-2209 or email:
Lacrosse Summer camps. The overnight camp at the University of Richmond and is open to all girls grades 8-12. Overnight and commuters welcome.
Martial Arts
martial-arts-world-west-endMartial Arts World. New this summer 2014: in-house rock climbing wall! Whether campers are spending the day swimming, knocking down pins at a bowling alley, or working on their latest martial arts skill, you can be sure your child will have a great experience in a positive and safe environment. Simply put, camps are focused on good constructive fun, coupled with awesome exercise! They will have a blast, while building character, self-discipline, and increasing self-esteem. Most importantly they will develop a “Yes I Can” positive attitude! Camp is $189 per week which includes all of our field trips and activities and two healthy snacks per day. Sign up for 11 weeks or just one! Martial Arts World of West End has been serving Greater Richmond for over 18 years and is now in their BRAND NEW LOCATION off Ridgefield Pkwy. (between Pump and John Rolfe) Call 673-5200 or email for our latest schedule of camps or visit Cho’s Tae Kwon Do Summer Camp. t is a full day camp, from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm with extended care available. Children ages 5 – 12 will participate in Tae Kwon Do classes, craft projects, rock climbing, field trips, character building activities and more!  Master Cho’s Tae Kwon Do offers a safety-oriented, enriching environment through the professional staff and state of the art facilities that make our school home.
Mountain Tae Kwon Do Kickin’ Kids Summer Camp.
West End
A typical day will be filled with sports, arts & crafts, field trips, games, and professional martial arts instruction.  Both full and half day programs are available, and we offer camps virtually all summer long!
Kids Paddle Camp- Stand Up Paddle Boarding
During the summer, children ages 12-17 join Black Dog Paddle’s Summer SUP Program. Campers will be given the opportunity to explore and experience a new world on the water via stand up paddleboarding
Sailing Camp at Fishing Bay Yacht Club, Deltaville, Virginia. Learn to sail in a safe and fun environment while making friends! Several camps/classes available, from beginner to advanced, ages 5 to 18. Open to non-members. Come and join the fun!
Passages Adventure Camps
Teach boys and girls ages 5-17 the fun of outdoor adventure which includes kayaking, rock climbing, rappelling, wilderness survival, zip-lining, mountain biking and stand up paddle boarding.
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G-Force Karts Looking for a high-octane summer camp experience for ages 8 and up? G Force Karts Summer Camp is the place to be! Indoor Go-Kart racing! Paintball! Laser Tag! And more!
Drop off 8am, pick up 5pm. $450 a week per child. Lunch and snacks included along with drinks all day.  (We are conscious of children’s dietary needs and can accommodate special requests or needs.)

Camp Motorsport. Registration is OPEN. Hands-on driving education at a real racetrack, as well as the fun of a traditional summer camp! Ages 9 – 16. Age level teams.
Richmond Strikers. Summer camps and registration coming soon.  Ages 6 – 13.

4 Star Camps at UVA
For academics, golf and tennis. Our priorities for the camp are clear – each season our goal is to raise the bar in regards to safety, outstanding staff, customized courses and most of all just plain fun.

Midlothian Tennis Club
Camps are Monday – Friday and go from 9am – 3pm. Your junior can sign up for the Morning Session (9am – 12pm), Afternoon Session (1 – 3pm) or for the Full Day Session

Tennis Camp – Making of  a Champion Camps.
This camp provides a wonderful learning experience for beginner to intermediate tennis players. Learn the game in a non-pressured, supportive atmosphere through fun-filled and proven teaching techniques.

U-Turn Tennis Camp Work on groundstrokes, volleys, serving, scoring and more! On and off court skill time, strength and conditioning and intro to match play. Full and half day camps.

Track & Field

Richmond Spiders Track & Field Camp.
University of Richmond
Boys and Girls that will be attending 7th grade through 12th grade are welcome to attend this camp. If you are younger please call with inquiries.
Summer Triathlon Camp Hosted by the expert youth coaches at Endorphin Fitness, this camp will prepare kids between the ages of 5-14 years for the Virginia Home for Boys and Girls Youth Triathlon as well as any other youth triathlon.
Richmond Volleyball Club.
Half day camps ages 5-15, full day camps ages 13- 18U-Turn Volleyball Camp
Focuses on specific skill development at every level: Offense, Defense, Ball Handling, Setting, Passing, Bumping, Serving, Court Vision, Movement without the ball (cutting/screening)!
More Active Camps for Active Kids


Camp Tuckahoe
Tuckahoe Sports Training Center and Tuckahoe Park
The days are jam packed with crazy games, fitness challenges and sports activities (and of course more BASEBALL!) guaranteed to bring out the athlete in every child.

Overtime Athletics Sports Camps.
Offering 5 different camps this summer. Camps variety of sports and games including: basketball, flag football, floor hockey, tag games, scavenger hunts, capture the flag and more! Ages 6-12.

Romp n Roll 2014Romp n’ Roll. The officially-fun, officially-famous Romp n’ Roll Summer Camp will run weekly June 2 through August 29, 2014 for children ages 2-5 years (no potty training required). Our daily schedule is action-packed with “kid-tested, Rompy-approved” sessions including Gym, Art, and Music fun! It’s like a big kids’ camp on training wheels; all the fun, learning, and excitement but without the poison ivy! The officially-fun, officially-famous Romp n’ Roll Summer Camp is coming back to the Children’s Museum of Richmond! It will run weekly June 2 through August 15, 2014 at CMoR Central, Chesterfield and Short Pump for children ages 2-6 years (no potty training required). Our daily schedule is action-packed with “kid-tested, Rompy-approved” sessions including Gym, Art, and Music fun! It’s like a big kids’ camp on training wheels; all the fun, learning, and excitement but without the poison ivy!


christophers squareSummer Experience is a six week camp held on the beautiful campus of St. Christopher’s School! Join us for one week, six weeks or anywhere in between. Each week will be exciting and different! Learn more about them at this link. Come join us for activities and instruction in swimming, tennis, music, arts and crafts, computer, playground, soccer, basketball, indoor and outdoor games, bowling, and more. We’ll play games, meet new friends, learn new skills, and play more games…and that’s just the first day!

University of Richmond sports and summer camps. Baseball, swimming, lacrosse, basketball, hockey, football, golf, and much more
U-Turn Young Champions- Learn a new sport each day, play games, watch movies, team building and leadership exercises and more. Full day camp, ages 8-14.
YMCA Camp Thunderbird boasts breathtaking natural beauty while providing a structured camp environment full of all the amenities a camper could ever want. One hundred acres of pristine woods encompass six-acre Lake George and many camp attractions including swimming pools, rustic cabins, trails and more!

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