Summer Camps For Preschoolers

camps for preschoolers

Flying 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.

Brilliant Summer at St. Catherine’s. The campus at St. Catherine’s will be transformed into a unique experience for boys and girls from 3 year olds through rising grade 12…and even a little something for adults.

Camp Tuckahoe Summer Camp (Ages 5-12). Camp Tuckahoe is proud to present it’s new summer program! Each week is a new experience with its own unique theme. days are jam packed with crazy games, fitness challenges and sports activities that are guaranteed to bring out  the athlete in every child.

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.

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Engineering For Kids of Central VA offers exciting hands-on summer camps for children ages 4-14 in all areas of engineering as well as robotics and electronic game design.  Girls and boys enjoy investigating a variety of new concepts, designing solutions to real world problems, and collaborating with peers to apply new ideas through the Engineering Design Process. Every day brings new challenges and new discoveries as children explore high interest camp themes based around The Engineering of: Food, Travel, Pirates, Power and Energy, Medieval Times, and Cities! The very popular LEGO EV3, NXT, and WeDo camps are offered as well! Visit for a full camp listing and to register your child for an exciting summer of fun and education.

GoddardThe Goddard School® summer is full of fun and learning.  Energetic teams of teachers plan developmentally appropriate activities to instill a lifelong love of learning. Children are exposed to science and nature, arts and crafts, drama, cooking, manners, computers and technology, literature and language, music and movement, sports and games, and special visitors that provide exciting learning opportunities in a safe and secure environment. Children march in playground parades, learn about creepy crawlies, send letters to pen pals and enjoy splish splash days. To discover how Goddard can make this summer your child’s best learning experience yet, call 800-GODDARD or visit the website.

Good Shepherd Passport to Summer Fun Camp. A new adventure awaits campers each week as they journey to the Wild West…take an African Safari…play chef for the day…take part in star-spangled parade and more during each themed week! Good Shepherd Child Development Center in Midlothian.

Jessica Morgan School of Dance: Summer Dance Camps, Intensive and More!Camp, Ages 3 – 11: Students enrolled in our 4 day dance camps will explore ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, and musical theater.

Lewis Ginter – Green Adventures Summer Camps. Each week campers explore the Garden to learn more about the plant kingdom and their connection to it. Keepsake crafts, field studies, garden games, and botanical snacks are all part of daily activities.  A week-long day camp program for children 4 yrs old – 5th grade.  Register by phone at 804.262.9887.

Luther Memorial Summer Programs. Luther Memorial School offers educational and exploratory programs that engage and nurture the child mind, body, and spirit.

Maymont Nature Calls Summer Camps. Nature calls! Maymont’s wildly popular summer camps offer outdoor adventures, animal encounters, games, crafts and hands-on activities for nature explorers ages 3-rising 6th graders. Maymont members can register early and receive a discount – join today! Registration opens Monday, February 3 at 12pm for members, and Monday, February 17, 2014 at 12pm for nonmembers.

Melody Magic Music Studio Join us this summer for our Summer of Music! Your children will sing, play, and dance their way through our 2 months of classes! It’s so much fun, they will never realize they are learning and growing along the way! Weekly classes for ages 0-7 years held Junes 17 – Aug. 8th, $120/child (siblings enjoy 25% off!)

Open Arms Christian Preschool is a nationally accredited early childhood development center. Summer camp for preschoolers to rising Kindergartners.

Richmond Montessori Enrichment Summer Camp Programs. Camps for toddlers, primary camps, elementary camps, and upper/elementary-middle school camps.

Romp n Roll 2014Romp n’ Roll.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 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!
Camp will be offered in the following sessions at all three CMoR locations:

  • 5-Day Option: Monday through Friday 9am – noon
  • 3-Day Option: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9am – noon

And new this year — each camp day will have flexible drop-off and pick-up windows to accommodate busy summer schedules!
Camp Registration Fees for the 5-day option is $180 per week.  Camp Registration Fees for the 3-day option is $109.  Registration includes a nut-free snack and drink each day. A sibling discount of 15% off the 2nd child applies to both options.
Choose one week, a few weeks here and there, or the whole summer, but register quickly! Romp n’ Roll Summer Camp at CMoR will fill up fast, and you don’t want to miss out on Richmond’s Best Summer Camp!

Sabot Summer. A Sabot Summer is a series of one-week camps driven by the natural curiosity of children. Each summer workshop provides children, ages 4 – 8, with engaging opportunities for exploring and developing skills, sparking new ideas and interests as well as fostering imagination and enthusiasm for the world around them. A Sabot Summer honors the individuality of children and all their intelligences.

SPARClogo 2012 (RGB)-Full NameSPARC summer camps. The School of Performing Arts in the Richmond community – SPARC – has provided incredible performing arts experience to students in the Richmond area for over 30 years. SPARC has full-day and half-day camps for students ages 4 to 18. Our summer camps are filled with singing, acting, dancing, friends and fun! With camps from June to August, every student can find a camp to make them shine. Cheryl Lage of wrote in her article, ‘Fanning the SPARC’: “As a part-time (9-3:30 daily) working-in-an-office mama, the timing seemed ideal . . .confidence levels rose. Comfort acting, singing and dancing translates well to increased ease in presenting oral reports, speaking at assemblies, conveying the morning announcements. Thank you, SPARC. We’ll be back…probably this summer!” Voted Style Weekly’s Family Favorites Winner for 2013!

The Little Gym of Glen Allen The Little Gym camps combine physical activity and games with arts, crafts and special events.

Tuckaway-2014-SummerLogoTuckaway Amazing Race Around the World! Race with ‘Howill the Owl’ in an Amazing Race around the world, where your child will spend the summer with weekly activities, fun field trips, outside games, sports and swimming – swimming lessons included! Each week has activities that are structured around the country featured for that week. Tuckaway Child Development Centers have plenty of fun, learning, and excitement for kids. And who doesn’t love visiting Washington DC, Mexico, France, Italy, Russia, and many more amazing destinations during summer camp?

VMFA My First Art Camp ages 3 1/2 to 5 -Designed with Virginia’s Foundation Blocks for Early Learning in mind, these programs foster cognitive and motor development, creative growth, and self-expression.

Virginia Rep: Theatre IV Stage Explorers Camp. New this year! Dramatic Adventures half-day camp is the ideal first theatre camp for your preschool aged child. Stories come alive through process-based creative drama as we use our bodies, voices, and imaginations to embark on a multi-sensory journey through a favorite book. Each day your child will enjoy music, movement, and craft activities, as well as a snack. On Friday the Dramatic Adventurers will invite their parents into the theatre to share what they have learned throughout the week.

Volley Tots VA is excited to introduce volleyball to preschoolers! Our fun and energetic staff will introduce your child to fundamental basic volleyball skills and age appropriate movement games. Please call (804) 647-4280 or check our website  for registration information as times and prices vary by location.

Weinstein JCC offers a variety of summer day camps for all ages. Begin with Camp Ganim as a preschooler and graduate to Camp Hilbert for K-8 graders.

Young Chef’s Academy – Spring camp information listed for ages 3+. Summer camp information coming soon.


Sarah Cole

Sarah is a full time working mom of three boys, Max, Hudson and Marlowe. In addition to working and parenting, Sarah has also been seen as an actress on the Richmond stage (and screen). She blogs lovingly but sporadically at

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