Richmond Summer Camps 2016

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.

Abacus Math Club
Abacus Math Club offers a half-day academic enrichment summer day camp for children ages 5 to 9 at Richmond Academy in the West End. Children will have daily classes in math, reading and manners. Activities include hands-on lessons, educational games, puppet shows, and recess. Master the FUNdamentals this summer.

ACAC Summer Camp
The ultimate Richmond day camp nestled in Midlothian close to the James River. Summer Camp at ACAC Fitness & Wellness Center combines indoor and outdoor fun for enjoyable play all day. Campers enjoy daily swimming, movies in the theater, field games, inflatables, arts and crafts, sports and weekly field trips.

Active Learning Chess Camps
The camp schedule is structured, but at the same time it is fun. Classroom size for our chess program averages 12-15 campers.  We make every effort to group friends together, but groupings within the chess programs are dependent on the camper’s chess playing ability. Teaching methods and lessons are specific to each instructor, but the main focus is the same: present the chess material in a fun, exhilarating and entertaining way. All necessary equipment is provided.

Active Learning Computer Game Creation & Scratch Animation
Computer enrichment programs typically have two longer sessions with a snack break in between. At the beginning of camp they will be assigned a computer and will work on that machine throughout the week.  The instructor will follow our step by step curriculum as the kids learn to create their games or projects.

All Fired Up

All Fired Up

Get All Fired Up about Art this summer!  All Fired Up is offering camp sessions  for ages 6-14 in Midlothian and Short Pump.  Each week has a unique theme where campers explore a variety of media including clay, ceramics, glass fusing, drawing, wheel-throwing, tie-dye, painting, and more!   Register in store or online at  All Fired Up.  Go to the website to check out  selection of upcoming art camps and register online or in the store!

Art Factory and Party Place

Art Camp twice a month June-August. Ages 6-14. Explore various mediums & techniques, as well as themes including Art & Motion, Abstract & Realism and Wearable Art! Full or Half Day options. Dates & Details listed on our website

Art is Fun
Students have fun drawing and painting in this week long art camp located in Richmond’s West End.  Four fun days of drawing and painting followed a Friday art show and pool party.  Students may attend two hour camp classes each day or sign up for an extended day.  Check out artisfun-rva website, Art is Fun on FB, email or call (804) 747-7457 for more information.

Art Works Summer Camps
Art Works Summer Camps offer a variety of half day camps including Clay Work & Painting, Art With Water and Sewing for Kids. Limited spaces available!

Autism: Special Needs Camp – Weinstein JCC – Voices Together is for children with autism that offers stimulating activities while offering some socialization skills.

Bach to Rock Midlothian – Summer Camp
Designed for students of all levels, from beginners to seasoned artists, Bach to Rock offers half day and full day summer camps. Rock Band (age 7+) and Glee Club (7+) camp students need no prior experience and will learn music theory and technique using the songs they love. They’ll record a CD and perform for an audience by the end of camp.  Rock City World Tour (age 4-7) takes students through a musical world tour of story-telling, musical movement and instrument exploration developing the skills needed to read music, play simple rhythms and develop fine motor control.  Using our state of the art recording studio, we offer a Recording Arts Camp (age 10+) and Record a Studio Demo Camp for existing bands.

Blue Sky Fund’s Outdoor Leadership Institute
A two week leadership program for current 8th, 9th, and 10th graders from all backgrounds. The youth will get to experience a 5 day backpacking trip and learn how to serve their community better. For more information, please check out our website at

Bogeys Sports Park Junior Golf Camp
Summer Golf Camp for ages 6-13. Sessions from 8:30am-12:00pm Mon – Fri. $200/session. Snack and lunch included. Each camper receives a free pass to hit a bucket of balls OR play mini golf every day for the rest of the calendar year. Check website or call for dates. 804-784-1544

Boy Scouts of America
Scouts participate in camping, swimming, boating, fishing, adventure programs, field sports, handicrafts, and lots of camping fun. 801 Hopeman Parkway, P.O. Box 813, Waynesboro, VA 22980, 540-943-6675.

Bricks 4 Kidz Camps
At Bricks 4 Kidz camps, we use LEGO bricks and STEM to build amazing worlds of fun in a variety of exciting themes. From mini-sculptures, to LEGO Mosaics, to motorized LEGO machines, your child will be engaged in STEM-enriched activities and making new LEGO-loving friends. Learn, Build, and Play the Bricks 4 Kidz way! Locations: Richmond Community Church (Nuckols Rd), The Steward School, Weinstein JCC, Brown Religious School (Parham Rd), Mt. Pisgah Church (Midlothian).  Full Day and Half Day options are available.

Camp Accomplish
Camp Accomplish offers options for day and overnight camps. Activities and schedules are designed in a way that all campers get to spend extra time doing what is most interesting and exciting to them. Coupled with a qualified and person-centered group of staff members, a summer at Camp Accomplish will surely be nonstop fun in the sun!

Camp Allegheny
Camp Alleghany is an all-girls overnight summer camp, located in the Alleghany Mountains in Greenbrier County, West Virginia. Girls aged seven to sixteen spend three weeks at a time on the beautiful and peaceful banks of the Greenbrier River; the perfect environment to achieve our mission of naturally inspiring growth through honor, loyalty and friendship.

Camp Blue Sky at Rainbow Station
Camp Blue Sky is divided into three divisions according to the ages of our campers. While each division is involved in our traditional day camp program, all of our activities are designed specifically to meet the developmental needs of the campers in each division. Within each division, campers are put into small groups based on age and gender.

Camp Alkulana
Camp Alkulana’s vision is to be a family that embodies the abounding love of God in a way that transforms the world around us.The camp has been in continuous operation since it began in 1915.

Camp Baker
Greater Richmond ARC’s Camp Baker is a full-service, handicap-equipped retreat located on 22 wooded acres near Pocahontas State Park in southern Chesterfield County. Camp Baker has been serving individuals with special needs since 1929 when it was a respite for undernourished children known as W.W. Baker Summer Camp. In 1957, ownership was transferred to Chesterfield County under the care of Greater Richmond ARC and renamed Camp Baker to serve children with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Camp Blue Ridge
Camp Blue Ridge is a Christian Youth Camp that exists to provided a safe place for kids of all ages to come and enjoy the beauty of God’s creation and friendship. We are a resident camp that offers a variety of weekly sessions. Campers may come for one week or as many that apply to their age group.

Camp Chanco
Chanco on the James has one of the most successful youth camping programs in Virginia. The camp program has been running continuously since 1968 and is accredited by the American Camping Association. The residential camp for boys and girls ages 8 to16 years is a place for having fun, making friends, trying new things, and enjoying God’s creation.

Camp Cheerio
Cheerio Adventures offers adventure tripping camp programs for youth, teens, and youth groups. Adventures include rock climbing, whitewater kayaking, canoeing, rafting, backpacking, caving (spelunking), sailing, wind surfing, sea kayaking, and mountain biking

Camps at Chincoteague Bay
The Field Station offers a variety of school break and summer camps and courses that give all campers a hands-on, feet-wet experience. Camps and courses are offered for a variety of ages and interests.

Camp Carysbrook
For girls 6-16, Camp Carysbrook offers all the aspects of a quality summer girls camp that will create lasting memories and friendships for years to come. If you are looking for the best in what a girls’ summer camp has to offer, take a closer look at a summer to remember at Camp Carysbrook.

Camp Easter Seals
When you come to Camp Easter Seals UCP, you will make lasting friendships and have the experience of a lifetime. With options of 6 and 12 days we host the following sessions: Children & Young Adults (6-22 years old); Adult Sessions (22 and older); Family Camp (all ages- friends too); Performing Arts Camp (10 and up).

Camp Free2BMe
Serving teens and young adults with special needs ages 13-21. Monday-Friday 9-3. Attendance is limited to three weeks so we can offer the opportunity to the greatest number of tweens and teens possible! All new campers must have an in person interview with camp staff prior to entrance.

Camp Friendship
One and two-week sessions for boys and girls ages 6-16. Facilities offer a lake, swimming pool, gym, tennis courts, stables and horse riding, archery, golf, ropes courses.

Camp Gan Israel
Camp Gan Israel is part of the largest and fastest-growing network of Jewish day camps in the world. Our camp enjoys a well-earned reputation as a trend setter with innovative ideas, creative programs, and new activities being introduced continuously. Many a child has been known to wait all year to come back to Gan Israel! From preschoolers to our senior division, campers will enjoy a wide range of exciting activities and field trips in a warm and vivacious atmosphere.

Camp GooseChase
Camp GooseChase is a summer camp for girls who want to experience the joy and satisfaction of spending unrushed summer days on horseback, in the barn, and exploring the farm’s fields and forests. There are opportunities for nature studies, the creative arts, gardening and cooking

Camp Hanover
Registration is OPEN.  Named Best Overnight Camp for Kids by Richmond Magazine, August 2014. Since 1957, Camp Hanover has offered Christian summer camps — both day and overnight programs — for elementary, middle and high school youth. That’s nearly 60 years of experience in providing dynamic, safe, and meaningful  youth programming. When it comes to summer camp, we got this. It’s what we do best.

Camp Holiday Trails
Families of and children with special medical needs and chronic illnesses can enjoy 2-week residential summer camp sessions, family weekends for parents and caregivers, sibling camps including the monthly SHINE sibling support program, plus respite and networking opportunities for families and caregivers.

Camp Horizon
Nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Camp Horizons is an American Camp Association (ACA) accredited, coed residential summer camp in Virginia that is consistently ranked as one of the best residential summer camps in Virginia for boys and girls ages 6-17 years old.

Camp Kesem
Camp Kesem at VCU was founded in 2013 and supports children in the Richmond community by providing a week-long summer camp experience and year-long peer support. Camp Kesem at VCU is operated by 15 student volunteers and serves 30 campers ages 6-16 per year.

Camp Open Arms
Come be a part of a fun summer here at Camp Open Arms!  You can choose one, two or all thirteen weeks of camp activities.  We’ll explore the Art of Science, Traveling Around the World, Bubbling Over, Camping Fun, plus many more fun activities!  Children 2 1/2 to rising Kindergartners can enjoy half or full day programs.

Camp Pamunkey Ridge – Girl Scouts Central Virginia
Pamunkey Ridge Girl Scout Camp is located on 240 acres along the banks of the Pamunkey River approximately 25 minutes north of Richmond. A day and resident camp program facility, Pamunkey Ridge features fully-enclosed cabins, modern restrooms, and dining hall equipped with a restaurant quality kitchen, tennis and basketball courts, a swimming pool, equestrian canter, and a large sports field.

Camp Pocahontas I and II
Campers will explore the environment and the life of Pocahontas and the culture of the Powhatan people through activities and arts and crafts. Using our re-created Powhatan village of Arrohateck, hands-on activities will include cooking, farming, hunting skills, house and canoe building, weaving fishing nets and making pottery, arrows and tools. Make & take crafts included. 804-318-8797.

Camp Rim Rock
Camp Rim Rock is more than a great place. It is an experience filled with tradition, character and friendship. For over 60 years, campers have learned to ride horses, play sports, swim and appreciate the arts. Learning to kick a soccer ball, trot on a horse and throw a bowl on a pottery wheel are all fun and are all skills that will last a lifetime. Those skills are only part of the lesson.

Camp Riverside
Camp Riverside is a unique day camp especially designed to meet the needs of students with dyslexia and other reading related language-based learning differences.

Camp Roanoke
Nestled within 700 acres of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, Camp Roanoke’s campers have enjoyed outdoor adventures such as canoeing, field games, hiking, campfires and a challenge course complete with a 44-foot climbing tower. Older campers will enjoy off-site excursions like rock climbing and caving. Younger campers can stay for just the day with free satellite transportation.

Camp Silver Beach
Camps for kids, teens, and families on the beautiful east coast. It’s just like summer camp, but for the whole family. Evening programs include games, skits, sing-a-longs, bonfires and s’mores. Festivities begin at 7pm on Friday with an board games in the Dining Hall. What a great way to spend time together as a family!

Camp Strawderman
Camp Strawderman is about riding horseback, swimming in fresh water streams and hiking on mountain trails. It’s about belly laughs and Indian stories, sitting by roaring campfires and igniting lifelong friendships.

Camp Sunshine
Campers will explore a new theme each week through art, movement, water play, music and much more. We strive to help children grow in all aspects of their development through the power of play. We help each child develop a positive self-image, and independence. During our 5-day camps children will build on their fine and gross motor skills and develop higher-level thinking skills. Camps are designed especially for children ages 3 to 5 1/2 years old.

Camp Thunderbird Outdoor Camp (YMCA)
A typical day at Camp Thunderbird may include the following: arts and crafts, camp songs and skits, music drama and dance, outdoor education and survival, hiking, fort building, archery, marksmanship (bb guns for all ages and .22 rifles for children 11+), fishing, sports and field games, canoeing, basketball, team building, swim lessons, free swim, climbing the alpine tower, and riding the zip line. Day Camp is offered for Rising K-7th grades. Free bus stops are provided throughout the Greater Richmond community.  The YMCA is open to all, offering financial assistance to those who qualify.

Camp Tuckahoe Summer Camp
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 (Ages 5-12).

Cat’s CAP is now part of an expanded summer program – Brilliant Summer at St. Catherine’s. Brilliant Minds offers academic enrichment at all grade levels, sparking the learning process in young students and allowing older students to brush up on core curriculum or foreign languages.

CCWA – Community College Workforce Alliance
Summer Youth STEM Camp. For more information about our Youth Camps contact: (804)523-2292.

Cedar House Summer Camp
Each week of summer camp at the Cedarhouse is packed with new adventures! Our school age summer camp offers everything young hearts and minds crave – a challenging program filled with activities that inspire the imagination. Our focus is on fun, hands-on learning, so your child will participate in science, art and cooking activities as well. Our reading club will keep young minds sharp and engaged and ready to take on the next school year!

Center for Creative Arts
Choose from Dance Camps, Art Camps, Robotics Camps, Chess Camps, and Musical Theatre Camps. Most camps are half-day.

Championship Chess
Chess instruction includes Openings, Middle Game, Tactics and Endgame.  Bring a lunch (Pizza Lunch provided on Friday).  Camp activities include practice using chess clock and taking notation, playing chess using our giant lawn chess set, tournament with prizes, free play and bug house.  T-shirts will be provided.  Register online.

CharacterWorks Youth Theater
Musical theater day camps for ages 6-13. Themes: Disney Aristocats (ages 6-10) or Broadway Beat (ages 10-13). Locations: Midlothian, Glen Allen and Richmond. Register online. Call 804-306-9159 with questions.

Charter House Summer Camp for Teens with Asperger’s Syndrome
Summer is a great time for teenagers to learn new skills and make new friends. For teens with Asperger’s Syndrome or high-functioning autism, it can be a challenge to find a summer camp that fits their needs. Charterhouse School has a summer camp designed just for these students! For more information or to apply, visit

Chatham Hall Investigators Science Camp
The Summer Investigators camp is built around the development of a student’s 21st century skills, especially those related to problem solving, collaboration and curiosity.  This is accomplished through the integration of the areas of biology, chemistry and technology into a program where students assume the role of crime scene investigators in order to solve a mock crime.

Chatham Hall Riding Camp
Chatham Hall Summer Riding features individual week long residential programs offered for riders aged 10-16. Riders should be capable of walk-trot-and beginner cantering on their own, independent of a lunge line. Riders participate in two hour-long mounted lessons daily in addition to numerous equine and craft activities.

Chess – Dragon Chess Camp 
The Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School Chess Club is hosting a chess summer camp for rising 3rd–9th graders. Instructors are experienced players from the Maggie Walker Chess team supported by advanced players from the greater-Richmond community. Chess players of all skill levels, from complete beginners to advanced scholastic players, are welcome. Registration open: visit for more details.

Club SciKidz - RichmondmomClub SciKidz

Club SciKidz is a place where Science and Technology Connect! Imagine a day camp that is designed to offer children a choice of many different science and technology themes. Themes include experiments and projects in Video Game Creation, Robotics, Veterinary Medicine, Crime Scene Investigation, Culinary Science, Paleontology, Engineering, Space, Biology, Chemistry, Oceanography, LEGO Robotics and much more. At Club SciKidz, we believe that every child is a scientist. Our camps inspire interest in science, technology and nature by involving children in the creation of a multitude of take-away projects in each camp. The camps provide hands-on, minds-on activities for children ages 4-15. Camp Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm. Pre camp starts at 8 am and post camp ends at 5:30 pm.


College4Kids Summer Career Academies at Piedmont Virginia Community College
Explore your interests with new friends! Have fun while you learn! Rising 3rd-9th-graders enjoy hands-on, project-based learning led by PVCC instructors.

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The summer months offer students of all ages a chance to grow and thrive outside traditional classrooms. Collegiate’s Summer Quest program provides opportunities for youth and adults to have fun, learn and be challenged. We research the latest trends in an array of educational fields to ensure we are developing high-quality and engaging camps that serve as an extension of our school’s mission. At the forefront of each camp are amazing teachers and coaches who love to share their passions and help our campers discover theirs.


ComedySportz® Improv Camp for Kids
Youth Summer Camps program – an intensive version of popular classes. Summer Camps are a great way to learn about improv and the stage in a fun and supportive environment.

CommuniKids Summer Camp is a wonderful way to introduce your child to a new language or support language acquisition. Our language-Immersion summer camp for ages 18 months to 10 years combines traditional summer fun with an educational experience and is offered in Spanish and Mandarin.

CORE Kids Academy
Flip, swing, and fly this summer with CORE Kids Academy! Our gymnastics enrichment camps offer a great opportunity to build confidence and make friends through fun and challenging activities.

Creative Arts Day Camp at VCU
The Department of Art Education at VCUarts is offering the Creative Arts Day Camp for children rising into grades K- 9.  Classes are divided by age and four classes are offered each session. Classes are held on the VCU campus and are taught by undergraduate and graduate art education students.  The camp will provide students with experience in a variety of media including sculpture, digital media, printmaking, painting, drawing, bookmaking, fibers, and more.

Crestwood Church Summer Camps
Our mission is to promote community wellness and healthy development by utilizing sports and recreation in a camp setting.  Our goal is to provide a fun, sports environment for our campers to learn, play, and thrive.  We offer quality instruction led by an experienced group of staff and volunteers, who serve as positive role models, affirming campers along the way.

Critter Camp
The Richmond SPCA offers week-long Critter Camps throughout the summer for animal-loving children of various ages. From dog training to animal advocacy, there is something for everyone! Camps begin June 20 and registration opens Feb. 8, 2016. For more information visit or call  804-521-1327.

Discovery at VCU Mary & Frances Youth Center
Within the VCU Division of Community Engagement. Fun, challenging and creative program offering a variety of in-depth experiences in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Health Sciences Camps.

Drama Kids International
Since 2000, we have been successfully making a difference in the lives of over 3,000 children throughout Richmond, Chesterfield and Hanover Counties.  Our summer camp program is so much fun ! Campers learn the basics of acting, stage presence and rehearse for a play they put on for their friends and family at the end of the week. Drama Kids provides a safe, fun and creative outlet for children. We look forward to a great summer!  Please visit our website for more information. contact us, or call (804) 955-8062 to register for camp today !

Dynamic Taekwondo
Rising 1st through rising 7th graders. Age appropriate games, crafts, sports field trips and educational activities.

Edible Education’s Camp C.H.E.F.
Campers will learn how to make 12-18 recipes using fresh local ingredients with our team of experienced chefs. We offer all day, half day and over night camps which relate to fun themes such as “Open a Bakery”, “Down on the Farm” and “The Science of Cooking” at 11 locations in the Richmond area. If they make it – they will eat it.

Education and Innovation Center for Children (EICC)
Specializes in developing your child’s creative writing and critical thinking skills. Our focus is on enrichment through the use of fun and challenging learning experiences.

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Educational Explorers’ goal is to provide enriching, imaginative and fun summer camp experiences. This summer we’re offering Global Explorers Camp for elementary students. Students will explore the world, its cultures, music, food, geography and games. Young Barristers Mock Trial Camp is for middle school students. This camp concentrates on developing communication and presentation skills, while promoting teamwork and personal responsibility. We strive to be parent friendly by offering affordable camps and extended day options. We hope your child will join us this summer!


Emory & Henry College – Summer Adventure Program
Open to all High School Students & Recent Graduates. Emory & Henry College offers the Summer Adventure Program which extends the College’s popular outdoor experiences to high school students, engaging adventures on the area’s lakes, rivers, cliffs and trails during four week-long camps. Ultimately, participants will experience the freedom and wonder of the beautiful and ancient Appalachian Mountains – all while building backcountry expertise, self-confidence and independence. Visit for more information and to apply. Cost per weekly camp is $750. Contact: Jim Harrison •

Emory & Henry College – Summer Scholars Institute & Leadership Program
For Rising 6th-12th Graders. Emory & Henry College offers the 37th annual Summer Scholars Institute & Leadership Program. The Summer Scholars program is a one-week residential academic program for rising 6th-9th graders and offers a unique mix of learning activities designed to broaden academic interests and expose students to a college-like setting. The Leadership Program, for rising 10th-12th graders, provides academic adventure while building the student’s leadership skills. Tuition is $525 with an early application discount of $25 for applications received before March 15. Go to to find out more about Summer Scholars Institute & Leadership Program and to apply online. Contact: Toni Lawson •

ENB Languages 4 Kidz
We Know language is not learned but instead acquired naturally. Our camp offers French, Spanish, Italian language immersion, multicultural activities, art, cooking, baking, dancing, World Culture & History, Geography, Latino & African drumming activities and more for ages 3-13.  3100 Grove Ave, Richmond, VA 23221   (Located at St. Benedict School) Contact: Yalibi D’Addario or Shelley Worsham
Phone: (804) 441-4882   Email:

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Engineering For Kids of Central VA offers exciting hands-on summer camps for children ages 5-12 in all areas of engineering. The most popular programs include MinecraftEDU, Jr. and Apprentice LEGO® Robotics, coding, forensics, and electronic game design. Look for our collaboration with Young Rembrandts as we offer several integrated art and engineering camps in 2016! We also offer Girls Engineering Week and Tech Week camps in August. 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. Visit for a full camp listing and to register your child for an exciting summer of fun and education.


Eureka Workshop
Eureka Workshop is a place where kids come to experience the excitement that is Computer Science.  Our summer camp program teaches concepts of computational thinking and Computer Science through a variety of creative activities and provides students with both on and off screen experiences from animation, to crafty computing, to basic electrical circuitry.  Eureka Workshop is brought to you , and your child, by CodeVA.

Faison School for Autism
This program usually lasts for six weeks from early July until mid-August and provides educational services in the form of applied behavior analysis (ABA) to students of all ages.

FC Barcelonaus Soccer Camp
FC Barcelona Soccer Camp is an exclusive opportunity to learn the methodologies of the unique Barça style. FC Barcelona Coaches will come all over the United States to conduct the training sessions and teach you the techniques of one of the most successful soccer academies in the world.

Ferrum College Summer Enrichment Camp
Academically motivated students, (currently enrolled in grades 4-7), experience campus life at this co-ed residential camp while participating in fun activities and challenging projects.

Film Camp – VCUarts
The Dept of Photography and Film at VCU is offering Film Camp.  Our student-teacher ratio of 6:1 guarantees hands-on fun across all stages of production and editing.  No equipment needed – digital cameras and state-of-the-art editing facilities are provided.  For more information and enrollment form, please visit our website.

Final Act Drama’s Movie Making Camp
Story tellers, day dreamers, movies lovers, here is your chance. Student will write, direct, act and digitally edit his or her own short film. Students will rotate among crew positions to learn different jobs on the film set. Taught by instructors with hands on find and TV experience, students will use digital cameras and editing systems to create their own short films.
First Baptist Church Preschool
Presenting the 28th annual SUMMER SOLUTION!  Our camp features veteran teaching staff, outdoor playgrounds and an indoor gym facility, representing one of the best values in the area.   For children ages 9 months (by May 26, 2016) through rising kindergarteners.  Please visit our website for more information.

Flying Squirrels Baseball Camp
For all kids ages 4-14. The Flying Squirrels have two baseball camps tailored for beginners and advanced baseball players.

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

Fox Pointe Farm Equestrian Camp
Fox Pointe Farm offers a range of camp opportunities for riders of all levels. We have overnight camps, which are exclusively for girls, and we also offer co-ed day camps. All of our camp experiences focus on hunt seat equitation for youth aged 7 through 16. Our approach emphasizes safety first, as well as close and personalized attention.

Frequency Camp is a three-day middle school camp at one of the premiere water parks in the state — Great Wolf Lodge! Students will explore their faith through engaging worship, messages and non-stop fun. Our camp gives students the opportunity to deepen friendships and live with friends on the exact same Frequency! Visit our website for more information or contact Teddy Haubner at (804) 763-0231 or

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!
Lunch and snacks included along with drinks all day. (We are conscious of children’s dietary needs and can accommodate special requests or needs.) Learn more about G-Force Camps here.

Game Breaker Lacrosse Camp
If you’re looking to improve your individual lacrosse skills, have fun and meet new friends , then the best thing you can do is attend one of our GameBreaker Lacrosse Camps. Our lacrosse camps are geared to lax players of all ability levels from experienced players to beginners. Our four-day LAX camps provide lacrosse players with lacrosse training from our expert coaches – while also stressing the importance of developing leadership skills and being a good sport. With separate girl’s lacrosse camps and boy’s lacrosse camps, and a commitment to provide individualized development, you’re sure to develop a newfound confidence and passion for the sport.

Gator Camp
Week long kids camp centered around building tennis and swim skills for ages 5-10 years while having a great time making cool crafts and awesome friends. Registration is limited, so sign-up early!

Girl Scout Camp
For details on all sessions see our digital camp book online starting February 15. Camp registration begins February 29 through

The Goddard School
The Goddard School’s summer camp curriculum incorporates STEAM learning (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) into exciting, one-of-a-kind and fun experiences for your child every day! We offer a broad range of programs and mini-camps to pique the interest and curiosity of every child.
The founding principle of The Goddard School’s curriculum is that children experience the deepest, most genuine learning when they are having fun. We have integrated this philosophy into every aspect of our summer camp to foster play-based learning opportunities both inside and outside the classroom.
We’ve created a variety of camps so your children can find a program they will absolutely love. To discover how Goddard can make this summer your child’s best learning experience yet, call 1-800-GODDARD or visit our website.

Good Shepherd Episcopal School
Good Shepherd Episcopal School offers camps for ages 5-14 from a broad variety of providers housed under one roof. We have the largest camp program south of the James. We offer morning and afternoon sessions with bridge care for pre-camp, lunch hour and post-camp for a full-day, 8am-6pm experience, if desired. Camp sizes are small so each child receives individual instructor time. Easily accessible and centrally located in the heart of Richmond. Competitively priced to extend your summer-care budget.

Greater Richmond Aquatics Partnership
Located at the Collegiate School Aquatics Center. Learn to Swim Program which ensures that all children completing the second grade know how to swim in collaboration with the YMCA, water polo, scuba & snorkeling, adaptive swim classes and competitive swimming.

Greater Richmond Sailing Association
The Greater Richmond Sailing Association on Swift Creek Reservoir offers the chance to enter the exciting sport of sailing. Future sailors age 8-17 can come out for the first time or come back to further enhance their skills. This one week camp is taught by U.S. Sailing certified instructors. The program promotes leadership, self-confidence, sportsmanship, safety awareness and respect for others.  Bring your own lunch except for Pirate Day which includes a pizza lunch, pirate costumes, and other pirate activities. Hopefully ye won’t have to walk the plank. You can also earn high school PE credits in Chesterfield County.

Greater Richmond School of Music
Summer Camps for Rising 1-12 Graders at our Mechanicsville location (Atlee area near 295/301): Piano Adventure Camp, Uke ‘n’ Roll(r), Guitar Fundamentals, Guitar Pro, Beginning/Intermediate/Advanced Band, Intro to Violin, Elementary Strings Ensemble, Summer String Thing

Hanover County Youth Summer Programs and Camps
The Youth Summer Program is a recreational program held during the summer at elementary and middle schools throughout Hanover County. Activities include arts & crafts, sports & games, field trips, special visitors (guest presenters) and more.

Happy Reading Camp
It’s summer camp and so much more. HAPPY Reading camps are all about your child.  Each day overflows with variety, hands-on learning, fitness, fun and HAPPY surprises… and each camper’s experience is tailored precisely to what that camper needs to excel as a reader. Kids who attend our camp will make strides in spelling, decoding, fluency, and comprehension. They will discover a deeper appreciation for books and reading… among friends who share their interests.

Heart of Ireland
Our 4-day Irish dance camps will give your dancer a taste of both group and solo Irish dancing. Camps meet Monday to Thursday for 2 hours each day – in one week, your dancer will receive the equivalent of 8 weeks of classes! Beginners will learn the basics of soft shoe dancing and show off their skills at an end-of-week mini Feis on Thursday. Campers in our Advanced Beginner/Intermediate camp will hone soft and hard shoe skills and work on drills and brush-up for the fall semester.

Heart of Virginia Council Summer Camps
The Heart of Virginia Council offers a number of day camp opportunities in different parts of the Council.  Scouts are encouraged to attend the camp (or camps) having the most convenient dates and location for his family.  Each camp is unique depending on the opportunities afforded by the venue and available staff, but all offer a fun, high quality camp experience at the same reasonable cost.

Heldergate Stables Horse Camp
Heldergate Stables is offering our day camp for two different session options in July 2016. 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.  Session 1: July 11-16  Session 2: July 18-22   Can’t make it during those weeks? Contact us to ask about a riding program for a different portion of the summer! We are flexible and will be happy to accommodate riding plans for children, teens and adults of all experience levels.

Hidden Creek Farm Camps
Emersion in riding and horses quickly accelerates the development of horsemanship skills. Instruction is in riding techniques, theory and practical application. Ride all types of seats, night ride bareback, learn training tips and experience horses  while you make friends for years. This is a small camp, usually 6-10 students at a time, so each students gets a program that meets their goals and helps them reach their objectives

I.D. Tech Camp
At iD Tech, we offer hands-on, high-energy summer computer programs for kids and teens. Co-ed options include iD Tech Camps for ages 7-17, iD Tech Academies for teens ages 13-18, and iD Tech Mini for ages 6-9. We also offer Alexa Café, an all-girls program for ages 10-15. Programs are held at over 150 prestigious campuses nationwide. Unlock your internalDrive and gain a competitive advantage for college and beyond!

Impact Basketball Camp
Our achievements speak for themselves: NBA MVP’s, NBA All-Stars and NBA Finals MVP’s, Olympic Gold Medalists, NCAA Champions, McDonald’s All-Americans, NBA Lottery and Draft Picks, High School All-State and All-League Selections . . . no training system in the world has produced more results at every level of the game than IMPACT.

“James River Explorer” Summer Enrichment Camp (sponsored by the Richmond Walks and History Programs) is half day weekly camp for rising 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders who seek science/social studies enrichment in the great outdoors. Sites visited and explored: Richmond Riverfront and Historic Canals, Historic Tredegar Visitor Center, Virginia State Capitol, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and Virginia Historical Society.

Jeremiah Project Summer Work Camps
The Jeremiah Project is a mission ministry specializing in providing short-term mission trips for middle school student participants.

James River Camp
Discover the environmental features of the historic James River as 17th century Virginia Indians and the Colonial English would have encountered it. Paddle a kayak and identify how the plants and animals of the river were hunted, gathered and used throughout history. Understand the course changes made at Dutch Gap during the Civil War and see how it is used today.

Jump Start Dance Camp
Jump Start Dance Studio is a friendly, fun and energetic dance studio offering quality instruction through a certified and experienced staff. We are dedicated to each and every student, and his or her individual needs.

Keyboarding for Teens
Keyboarding for Teens can increase typing speed and accuracy in this summer camp for rising 8th graders through rising high school seniors.  Small class size with limited seating so register today!  Visit and go to the July calendar to register.

Lacrosse Summer camps
The overnight camp at the University of Richmond and is open to all girls grades 8-12. Overnight and commuters welcome.

Latin Ballet of Virginia
A summer filled with rhythms, dancing and fun! Ages 5-16. Camps: Movers & Shakers, Hip Hop, Gymnastics-Capoeira, Spanish Through Dance, Latin Ballet, Latin Jazz, Modern Jazz, Dance Improvisation, Dance History, Arts & Crafts, Drums & Percussion, Dance Theater, Fiesta, Story Telling, Zumba-Yoga and more! Two Locations: Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen and Richmond Center Stage. Visit the site for dates of all summer camps.

Lego Robotics Camp at Benedictine College Preparatory
Imagine it, build it, and make it go! At Robotics Camp, campers will use Lego Mindstorms EV3 to learn the fundamentals of building and programming a wide variety of robots. This is a unique camp that challenges students to think creatively while exploring science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) principles through design and programming. It teaches students to lead as well as work together to overcome challenging obstacles. Activities may include tug-of-war, where gears come in to play, or even an obstacle course that challenges their programming abilities.

Lewis and Clark Leadership Camps
This summer, Lewis & Clark Leadership is offering three adventure camps: Potomac River Camp, Va Beach/OBX Camp, and the New River Camp.  The leadership activities and discussions during each week of adventure and exploration will serve your school years as well as life!  Learn more about our camps on our website.

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.

Lions Camp Merrick
At Lions Camp Merrick we believe that each child needs to feel special and not special needs. Here campers laugh, learn, and live together as they enjoy the pleasures of summertime friendship and fun. They build skills and character, and create remarkable friendships and memories that will last a lifetime.

Little Scholars Summer Camp
What do Lego towers, wizard wands, butterfly nets, Pop Rocks, pilot wings, princess capes and wiggly eyes have in common? They’re all things you’ll find in the busy hands of excited campers during Little Scholars Summer Camp! Our programs are perfect for preschool, elementary and middle school age children who have big imaginations and love to play.

Lockhart Family Farm Summer Camp
In 2016, we are hosting three summer farm day camps and one unique farm based experience for children. Children of all ages will  have the opportunity to learn about animals, conservation, cooking, bush craft, and other outdoor activities.

Mad Science Camps
Voted best in Richmond 5 years in a row! Combination of in-class discovery and exploration, outdoor games and physical activities and hands-on applications of scientific principles.

Maggie Walker Dragon Chess Camp 
Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School Chess Team is preparing to host Dragon Chess Camp for another summer. This camp, is organized by experienced players on the MLWGS Chess Team, and is further supported by advanced players from the Richmond Community. Open to chess players of all levels, from complete beginner to advanced scholastic player.

Making of a Champion Sports Camp
The Making of a Champion Sports Camps are committed to building champions in mind, body and spirit, on and off the court, one child at a time. Learn the fundamentals in an atmosphere of fun, sportsmanship, teamwork and commitment to excellence.

Martial Arts WorldMartial Arts World

Have a kickin’ summer camp with Martial Arts World! Our program has been serving Henrico County for over 19 years and whether campers are spending the day swimming, knocking down pins at a bowling alley, rock climbing, or working on their latest martial arts skill, you can be sure your child will have a great experience in a positive safe environment.  Our 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!  We call our camp an adventure camp, because your child will get to experience so many things during their summer with us, in addition to martial arts! Click HERE to register, or call 804 673-5200.

Massanutten Military Academy Summer Camps
Massanutten Military Academy offers a variety of summer camps including Academic Summer School (Grade 9 -12), JROTC Summer Program (Grade 9 – 12), ESL Summer Program (Grade 6 – 12),  STEM Summer Camp (Grade 6 – 12) and Colonel’s Camp: A Middle School Leadership Program (Grades 6 – 8).

Master Cho’s Tae Kwon Do Summer Camp
It 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.

Master Yi’s Taekwondo and Martial Arts
Give your Summer a Real Kick at Master Yi’s Taekwondo! Half/Full Day/Extended Care Children 4-12
More details: 804-915-7033 – Short Pump 804-918-2470 – N Chesterfield – Email


Summer Math Camp is a great way to give your child fun activities to do during the summer while also meeting their educational needs.  Our flexible programs can be tailored to meet your child’s specific goals.  Parents enroll their children by selecting a package of either 17 or unlimited 90 minute visits. Each visit includes an hour of math and an optional 30 minutes of problem solving and math games.  June 20, 2016 – September 1, 2016  

Maymont Summer Discovery 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! Volunteer opportunities are available for high school students.

Melody Magic Music Studio
Join us this summer for a week your child will never forget! In our week-long musical theater camp, children ages 4-8 years will use the music from popular broadway musicals to enjoy (and improve!) singing, stage presence, dancing, choreography, and more. Campers will also get “crafty” and work on projects that will be used in a final performance that will melt your heart.  Choose from either Disney Musicals: Divas and Dudes (Aug. 1-5) or Princess Camp (Aug. 8-12). Each camp is for ages 4-8 years and is held 9:30-12:00 daily. This is a small, personal camp where each child has a chance to thrive! Space is limited so grab your spot now! Enroll online:

Mercersburg Summer Camp
Create a unique computer graphic and learn how to perform a mind bending card trick. Explore African elephants as part of the Wonders of the World and bike trails at nearby Raystown Lake. Try outdoor adventures in canoeing, horseback riding , and river tubing. Go wild on the Wildcat roller coaster at Hersheypark amusement park and soak up a night at the ballpark. Bond with the best (and most enthusiastic) counselors anywhere! Play flashlight tag, camp out with your friends, and have fun playing wacky games.

Midlothian Athletic Club (MAC)
Midlothian Athletic Club offers an All Sports Summer Camp for children ages 5-13. All Sports Summer Camp keeps children active and engaged through various team sports and team building activities. We are happy to partner with The First Tee of Richmond & Chesterfield for ten weeks this summer in order to introduce golf to our campers as well.  In addition to sports,  All Sports Summer Camp offers time each day to explore science, arts & crafts or a creative thinking activity.  Our Full Day campers will end the day with time and plenty of fun at our outdoor water park.

Millwood School Summer Programs
Millwood School Summer Program offers enriching academic courses, imaginative visual and performing arts classes, innovative technology classes, and challenging sports camps for rising kindergarten through 8th grade students.

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

Mountain Tae Kwon Do Kickin’ Kids Summer Camp
A typical day will be filled with sports, arts & crafts, field trips, games, and professional martial arts instruction. Our program offers parents flexible hours: drop off times begin bright and early at 7:30am and pick up times run until 6:30 pm. Both full and half day programs are available, and we offer camps virtually all summer long!

Next Step Needlecraft Summer Camp
Calling students interested in the fiberarts, children who enjoyed String Theory Summer Camp, and those curious how yarn is made to Next Step Needlecraft!  Learn how to crochet, spin yarn, create needle-crafted wonders and learn how to use a punch rug needle.  Experience the heritage and portability of these lesser known crafts, with projects students bring home at the end of the week!

Nike Baseball Camp
The focus of the C5T Baseball Academy is on developing the hitting mechanics, speed, and strength of baseball athletes. With the perfect mix of skill work and fun, there’s no better way to spend the summer than with former MLBer, Eric Crozier!

Nobel Learning Summer Camp
Our camps feature a unique selection of indoor and outdoor activities and field trips that take advantage of resources in the local area. We also offer optional specialty programs during regular camp hours that cater to any interest.

Non-Stop Soccer
Non-Stop Soccer offers a quality camp experience for soccer players of all levels, ages 5-16.  Our uniquely qualified staff is dedicated to creating a challenging, supportive, and fun environment and offers camps throughout the year including spring break, summer, and winter indoor camps.  Visit our website for more info or call 804-288-1051

Northstar’s Summer Program
Our program gives students the opportunity to reinforce and retain their academic skills in our relaxed, yet structured, atmosphere. For four weeks in the summer, students can receive instruction in language arts, math, handwriting/written expression and social skills. Many students are able to participate through Extended School Year (ESY) services provided by their local school system. Northstar also provides 1:1 instruction in the Lindamood Bell Learning Process courses; Visualizing and Verbalizing, Seeing Stars and On Cloud Nine math. “Fun in the Sum-mester” offers students the opportunity for enrichment courses in basketball, fitness, woodshop, art and exploration.

Orchestra Project
The Richmond Symphony and Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) have partnered to create Orchestra Project, a unique orchestra camp for young string musicians in grades 2-12. Students study with VCU professors and full-time musicians from the Richmond Symphony. The camps are designed to immerse young string players in making great music together.

Overland Summer Camps
For over 30 years, Overland has been more than simply a summer experience—it’s a life experience with value and resonance that extends far beyond the boundaries of a single summer. In everything we do, we seek to show our students how beautiful and exciting, how full of promise the world is.

Overtime Athletics Camp
​​Overtime Athletics has mastered the art of Summer and Vacation Camps. Our camps stem from a structured environment of energy and fun, while parents are thrilled with an alternative to TV, video games, and the Internet. Overtime Athletics understands that the foundation of the program, which include sportsman-ship, physical fitness, and teamwork, are building blocks for life that trans-cend the court or playing field, and impact the learning process of growing up.

Pamplin Historical Park
Pamplin Historical Park History Day Camps combine learning, camaraderie and fun. Your child will live the life of a Civil War soldier, in camp, on the march, on the battlefield and at home on furlough at this full day camp. It is an unforgettable experience that brings back campers year after year.  Kids 8-12 can participate in the 3-day History Day Camps to experience the way soldiers and civilians of Civil War-era Virginians lived.  Pamplin Historical Park also offers both a Civil War Adventure Camp. Kids age 8-17 can live the life of a soldier at the Civil War Adventure Camp, complete with uniforms, drills, sleeping quarters, etc.

Passages Adventure Camp
Kayaking, rock climbing, rappelling, wilderness survival, zip-lining, and mountain biking. OPEN and on-going registration until the camps are filled. Boys & Girls; ages 5-17; 1/2 and full day sessions – June 10 to August 23.

Perfect Performance Football Camp
This camp is focused on developing the position specific skills, speed, and strength of football athletes.  The full day of camp will include instruction on footwork, detailed technique, agility/quickness, and explosive power/maximum strength.

Primrose Summer Camp
Multiple locations throughout Richmond. Adventure awaits this summer as your child explores something new each day at Camp Primrose. Exciting summer curriculum projects, special events and field trips keep your child’s imagination growing. Summer at Camp Primrose is filled with excitement, enthusiasm and creativity! Click here to find a Primrose location near you!

Quest is a Christ-centered 11-week summer camp available for one or more weeks.  We focus on fun activities that seamlessly incorporate educational components, so young people continue learning throughout the summer.  We are committed to the social, emotional, academic and spiritual development of all young people.  Kids will be exposed to everything from cooking and gardening to outer space and backstage production.  Make QUEST your kids’ summer destination!

Rainbow Station Amazing Races and Places
Summer camp runs from 6:30 am to 6:30 pm Monday-Friday. Kids 4-13 get an age-appropriate Summer Camp program where they can do all the things they want and learn all the things you want them to learn.

Rasheed Wright Basketball Camp
Overnight Basketball Camp and 1/2 day clinics for boys and girls ages 7-17.  Have fun and learn from Professional European Basketball player, Rasheed Wright!  Visit for more information and registration!

Richmond CenterStage
Explore media arts this summer! Through its Digital Arts Lab in the Genworth BrightLights Education Center, Richmond CenterStage offers a series of summer workshops in the art of Video Production, for ages 12 and up. Learn more about the workshops and registration here.

Richmond Fencing Club
Beginner, intermediate and advanced camps. Ages 9-18. 2016 information to come soon.

Richmond Kickers
Registration is opening soon.

Richmond Montessori Enrichment Summer Camp Programs
Richmond Montessori School offers a variety of popular specialty camps for ages 3-14 during the summer months. Primary aged children must be enrolled either at RMS or another Montessori School. RMS summer camp is open to any elementary or middle school students. Registration begins in February.

Richmond Spiders Track & Field Camp
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.Campers will choose a primary and secondary event to learn the latest training and competition techniques. Coaches, guest speakers and staff will provide the athletes with the knowledge and skills to improve their performance.

Richmond Waldorf School
Remember the carefree, old-fashioned summer days of childhood where fun meant endless outdoor adventures till Mom called you for dinner?  We do!  Our nature-based, homespun program will excite your child’s imagination and immerse them in creative explorations in baking, gardening, making music and singing, crafting, tye-dyeing, and of course, playing in water!  We engage in activities to stimulate the head, hands, and heart, from crafting beautiful letters to send to our special relatives and friends to performing simple plays with live music and whimsical costumes.

Richmond Volleyball Club
Stay cool this summer at Richmond Volleyball Club’s Summer Camps. These are ideal for kids who have a desire to learn the basics of the sport in a fun and energetic atmosphere. Perfect for beginners and intermediate players. All campers are grouped based on a combination of skill-level and age. We offer half-day camps for ages 5-15 or full-day camps for ages 5-12. For more information, please visit our website or call us at 803.358.3000.  When school is out, let the fun begin!

River City Aikido Martial Arts and Nature Camp
Our Martial Arts & Nature Camp is a ninja wilderness survival skills training camp, allowing children to play and experience the world in ways that are fast disappearing from our society.  5 week camps in June, July, and August (August almost filled).  Ages 5 and up. For more info visit our website or call Brian Hill 804-387-2279.

Riverside Outfitters Camps Riverside offers a variety of outdoor summer camp programs. Programs for ages 6 – 15.

Robins Junior Golf Program Summer Camp at Independence Golf Club
Both Full and Half Day camps are offered. Full day camps also offer the option of boarding.


Romp n’ Roll

The officially-fun, officially-famous Romp n’ Roll Summer Camp will run at all Richmond locations from May 24 through September 1 for children ages 2 through 5 years, and potty training is not required. Our daily schedule is action-packed with “kid-tested, Rompy-approved” sessions including incredible gym, art and music activities. It’s like a big kids’ camp on training wheels; all the fun, learning, and excitement but without the poison ivy!

A Sabot SummerA Sabot Summer

A Sabot Summer, for children ages 3 – 11.  is designed to combine the structure and novelty of themed morning camps with afternoon child care featuring relaxed, open-ended, and varied experiences. Summer programs include Engineering with Legos, Superhero Studio, Gardening, A Maker Camp,  Forest Camp, Spanish Immersion, and more. Each week-long Sabot Camp offering provides children with engaging opportunities for exploring and developing skills, sparking new ideas and interests, and fostering imagination and enthusiasm for the world around them. Our afternoon program is tailored to the needs of families who need continuity in child care for summer months. Families can enroll for the entire summer, June 20 through August 19 (note, we will be closed the week of July 4 – 8), or for any number and combination of weeks. Sabot at Stony Point, 3400 Stony Point Road, Richmond VA 23235

Junior Sailing

Sailing Camp at Fishing Bay Yacht Club

The Junior Division is planning an action-packed sailing season for 2016! From five-year olds taking their first tentative steps in sailing to red-hot racers, we have options from March through November. Our philosophy is that if kids have fun sailing with their friends, they will come back for more!

School of Rock
For more than a decade, School of Rock has been inspiring kids of all ages to rock on stage and in life. Rock and Roll Boot Camp, Rock and Roll Jr Boot Camp, Rookies and Rock 101 Boot Camp. For more info visit: or

Shrine Mont Summer Camps
The Diocese of Virginia’s summer camp program at Shrine Mont promotes the emotional and spiritual development of children, youth, and young adults through the fostering of a safe and positive environment for all. It is the goal of this program to encourage the growth of relationships with self, others, and God.

Sky Zone Richmond
SkyCamp combines fun and fitness for pure happiness! Get five half days of instructor-led activities, age-appropriate SkyRobics, open jumping and Ultimate Dodgeball. Find details and how to register for the next SkyCamp on our website. Have fun, make new friends and start flying!

SPARC summer campsSPARC

SPARC offers something for everyone in the summer!  Whether a young person is new to the performing arts or on a path toward a performing career, there are opportunities for all.  And, with programs from June to August at 8 different locations throughout the region, you’re sure to find something that fits your schedule and interests.  Find out what the buzz is all about!  To learn more and to register, please visit

Spirited Art
Every year, our Spirited Art studios offer a variety of summer camps for kids ages 5-12. Each summer comes with brand new paintings created just for our campers! Our camps are designed for kids to have loads of fun while learning about the basics of painting. Talented instructors walk the kids through the paintings, step-by-step. At the end of the camps, the kids leave having made new friends and paintings they can be proud of!

Sports Center of Richmond (SCOR)
Get in the game with our SCOR summer camps! Our full schedule is now available online. We will have Lil’ Kickers camp for ages 3-9, All Sports camp for ages 5-13, and Soccer Skills camp for ages 8-16! Our facility is fully air conditioned with a large indoor turf field, and we have an awesome outdoor turf field to use on those beautiful summer days! Please contact Katie at with any questions or visit to check out the schedule!

St. Catherine's Brilliant SummerSt. Catherine’s School

Summer at St. Catherine’s is Brilliant! Our campus is transformed into a unique experience for boys and girls ages three and up. There are hundreds of choices spanning 12 weeks – something for everyone!  Academic Courses, Day Camps and Sports Camps.  For more info please visit us here!

St. Christopher’s Summer Venutres
Customize your child’s summer camp experience! Whether they are interested in athletics, academics, the arts or all three, St. Christopher’s offers a fun mix of activities for boys and girls ages 5-12.

STEAM Exploration Camp
Homeschool Resources Group, Pierian Spring Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the championship robotics teams of Lord of the Bricks Robotics are offering a STEAM Exploration Camp this summer. Each week, we will be exploring different activities to bolster your student’s exposure to different areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math; after all, you never know what you like (and what you don’t) if you have never tried it!  Campers will explore STEAM using hands-on activities in robotics, electronics, Lego engineering, programming, robotics, carpentry and woodworking, CAD design/3D printing, doll/doll house-making, Minecraft engineering, Science, Rube Goldberg, game strategy, Teen Camps, and more! A true engineering summer experience!

Steward Summer ExperienceSteward Summer Experience

You have to EXPERIENCE it to believe it! With more than 60 camps for ages 4-adults, you are sure to find a camp that suits your needs, in a beautiful, convenient West End setting. With classes in the arts, athletics, academics, and innovation at top-notch facilities, Steward is set up to serve many summer programming needs, including full-day camps to accommodate working parents’ schedules.

String Odyssey Summer Camp
This week long program welcomes students who have been playing their instruments for a minimum of two years and are ready to advance their skills by working with professional musicians. A good mix of music and summertime fun is the goal of String Odyssey. Day and overnight resident options are available. For more information, visit our website or contact Emily Goodman Richmond Symphony612 E. Grace Street Suite 401Richmond, VA 23219p: (804) 788-4717 ext. 145.

String Theory Summer Camp
Tinking Turtle Designs and the Hanover Arts and Activities Center announce an exciting new partnership to bring fiberarts to local children with String Theory Summer Camp! Do you know the difference between string and yarn? Have you ever wanted to learn how to knit or sew, but didn’t know where to start?  Want to create art that is wearable and versatile?  Experience fiber crafts that are rich in history yet practical and portable.  Learn how to spin your own yarn, dye it in a variety of colors, read a pattern, knit and sew.  Supplies are included, and campers can bring projects home at the end of the summer camp.

Summer Art Intensive Day Camp
Summer arts camp where students explore their personal artistic gifts and work with professional artists to learn innovative techniques that are sure to inspire learning, growth and fun for the child. Breakfast and lunch provided daily.  Dates: June 27 – August 19    Ages: 6 – 14    Location: Pine Camp Arts & Community Center. 4901 Old Brook Road, Richmond VA 23227

Summer at MFYC
Mary & Frances Youth Center, within the VCU Division of Community Engagement. Fun, challenging and creative program offering a variety of in-depth experiences in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Health Sciences Camps.

Summer Junior Golf Camps at Magnolia Green
Top 50 Kids Teacher & Golf Digest Best in State honoree Leighann Albaugh brings her trademark curriculum to Magnolia Green!
Unlike any other golf camp experience! Big on ‘experiential knowledge,’ we use unique SKILLS, DRILLS & PLAY activities to coach and reinforce golf fundamentals, while nurturing motor, cognitive & emotional development at our practice facility and on the course! All programs feature a 6:1 student teacher ratio and no two weeks are exactly the same! No equipment necessary. Campers receive high quality developmentally appropriate instruction, a collared camp shirt, prizes, favors & snacks. Full Day includes lunch daily.

A Summer of Discovery
Affordable week long camps designed around themes fostering discovery and old fashioned fun.  Indoor and outdoor activities, field trips and swim lessons available.  We are located at: Discovery Kids 13000 Gayton Road, Henrico, VA  23233  For more information, visit our website: or contact us at 804-201-8019.

Quill TheatreSummer Shakespeare Camp at Quill Theatre

Enjoy our BARDway camp where you can learn to create songs from sonnets, learn traditional Elizabethan music and instruments, and create a play out of scenes, monologues, and stage combat! The final day of camp will result in a showcase of the work you create with the ensemble for your friends and family.

Shakespeare Superheroes!
Join us to learn about Shakespeare’s superheroes – the actors! Play some of the great characters in scenes and monologues, experience fights with some of his super villains, and create a world around your text using sets, props, and costumes that you design and build.

Royals & Knights – with Drama Kids International!
Combined with our summer camp curriculum campers will spend the morning with Quill Theatre as they visit technique and skill in Shakespearean text. After lunch, Drama Kids will take the stage to learn the art of acting and improvisation. In addition campers will perform a full length play, The Triumph of Trevor Truelove, an all exclusive Drama Kids play. No auditions required. Join our cast as the vile Lord Villiars wreaks havoc on the town of Villiarsville, but who can save them? Students will present to family and friends on the final day of camp.

Swift Creek Mill Theatre Camp
Since 1994, Children’s Theatre Summer Camps at the Mill have offered fantastic beginner and performance-level camps that focus on voice, acting, movement and stage design, and are conducted by professionals in the performing arts.  2015 Performance Camp:  A two week Masters Class in acting, singing & dancing.  2015 Exploratory Theatre Camp:  Theatre enrichment classes.

Sylvan Learning Summer Camps 
During the summer, most parents default to enrolling their child in a general summer camp or
sports clinic, but what if there was an option for kids to explore an academic interest and build a competitive edge in the classroom? The Sylvan Learning Center of Richmond is introducing Math Edge — a new activity this summer for kids to build math skills and avoid summer learning loss. Designed for kids in grades one through five, Math Edge helps nurture students’ natural math ability and builds on core math concepts in a fun, kid-friendly learning environment alongside other kids with similar interests. Well-trained teachers manage the small sessions of 12 students or less and offer encouragement, motivation and rewards in an effort to foster independent learning and encourage students to set personal goals. Math Edge is a unique learning experience that also allows students to build camaraderie with a small group of their peers.

Take A Bow Summer Theater Camp
During his eight week summer camp, campers will utilize music from Broadway and Disney shows such as Annie and Frozen to focus on elements. Breakfast and lunch provided daily.  Dates: June 27 – August 19    Ages: 8 – 12 yrs    Location: Pine Camp Arts & Community Center. 4901 Old Brook Road, Richmond VA 23227

Tall Timbers
Located in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Camp Tall Timbers offers a wide variety of activities to entertain, develop, and  inspire boys and girls ages 7 to 16 . We know what parents expect and what kids enjoy. Every camper is a unique individual with limitless potential  — and Camp Tall Timbers provides the environment to help them to shine!

Tech Em Studios
Tech Em Studios is an after-school technology program that offers classes, camps and training focused on applied computer science and computer-aided design. With courses in coding, 3D printing, software design and device building, Tech Em’s instructors teach students at all levels the critical STEM-related skills required in the 21st century. By emphasizing art in technology, Tech Em helps students understand the exciting and evolving relationship of technology and art.

Trinity Episcopal School Wrestling Camp
Trinity Summer Wrestling Camp 2016 – 6th through 12th graders, all skill levels, no experience necessary.

Tuckahoe Sports Training Center
TSI offers 10 weeks of interactive camp (June 20-August 26) each having a different theme. Campers will engage in baseball, softball and speed agility activities as well as a variety of other sports, participate in small group activities, crafts and competitions. Sibling discounts available.  Early and late hours are also available for a nominal fee.  We are one of the few places offering late summer camps.  For more info please call:  (804) 360.3395 or visit us online

Tuckaway Child Development Centers
This summer we will be completing missions in ‘Tuckaway Spy Games’! Students will be training their minds about Technology, Code Breaking, Disguises and Logistics… while training their bodies on land and in water!  Each 2 week session has activities that are structured around the different skills.  For more info please visit us here!

Twist Gymnastics
Twist Gymnastics offers ½ Day summer programs to girls age 6 and up.  Guaranteed to keep you fit and fill your mornings with fun!

University of Richmond sports and summer camps
Baseball, swimming, lacrosse, basketball, hockey, football, golf, and much more.

USA Chess Camp 
Active Learning Services  operates chess camps (thru USA Chess), Gamebuilder Video Game creation camps, Scratch Animation Creation camps, and other enrichment programs designed to stimulate creative thinking, improve  logic and memory skills and give children “thinking alternatives” to sports camps and other summer camps and enrichment programs.

VCU Creative Arts Day Camp
For children rising into grades K- 9.  Classes are divided by age and three to four classes are offered each session. The camp gives participants experience in various art media such as: digital art, sculpture, painting, clay, fibers, printmaking and drawing.  Classes are held on the VCU campus. Creative Arts Day Camp is getting Up Close and Contemporary!  Students will explore the fascinating world of contemporary art, learning about the artistic concepts, processes, and media of today. Each week will be different, so participants may sign up for more than one session.

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 
VMFA has fun summer camps this summer, with over a hundred week-long studio art camps and classes! Children’s annual Summer Art Adventures & teens’ Summer in the Studio programs run for eight weeks. These exciting programs encourage children and teens to create, learn, grow, and have fun! Each camp is tailored to a specific age group and provides access to professional materials, expert instruction, and a world-renowned art collection.

Virginia Outside Camps
From fishing, to kayaking, to mountain biking, to just splashing around in the river, we provide exciting outdoor camps for kids of all ages. Join us this summer on the water or the trails as we explore the most incredible wild places in Virginia.  Locations: Day camps in Richmond, Fredericksburg, Charlottesville, and NOVA. Overnight camps available as well.

Virginia Rep
Virginia Rep’s fun-filled camps are full of exploration, investigation and imagination. Our unique and fun day camps provide an exciting and comprehensive understanding of professional theatre performance and production for students from preschool through 10th grade. With instruction by some of Virginia’s finest theatre artists and educators, your dramatic student will have a theatrical experience like no other!  We strive to keep the tuition costs affordable for all of our campers. A limited amount of tuition assistance is available for those families with an identified need. The application will be provided to you upon request.

Virginia Space Flight Academy Camp
If you are 11-16 years old, interested in NASA, robotics, rockets or engineering then the Virginia Space Flight Academy is the place to be this summer! Six co-ed residential camps (6 days 5 nights)  will be held the last week of June through the first week of August.

Visual Arts Center of Richmond - RichmondmomVisArts’ ArtVenture Summer Camp

At the Visual Arts Center of Richmond, kids spend the summer making real art with the help of some of Richmond’s most prominent professional artists.  Week-long summer camp sessions run from 9 a.m. to noon or 1 to 4 p.m. and parents can opt to enroll kids in an extended day program that runs through the lunch hour and until 5 p.m. Choose from dozens of courses such as Masked Music Parade, Pet Portraits, Piñata Party and Digital Dreamscapes. Each class focuses on a specific media, skill or subject.  High school students who want to improve their technique and add significant work to their portfolios should register for Art League. This summer, Art League students can take Foundations of Drawing, Textile and Design, Metalsmithing and the Art of Self-Publishing.

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. Specialty Camps offers something different each week for K-8 graders whether you like sports or arts. Voices Together is for children with autism that offers stimulating activities while offering some socialization skills.

Westview on the James
Camp times are the best of times at Westview on the James in Goochland County. Campers ages 6 to 16 enjoy fun and adventure in an atmosphere of Christian love. Challenging activities, camp friends, and awesome counselors will have you wishing you could stay longer. An outdoor ministry of the United Methodist Church.

Youth Digital Camps
The year Youth Digital is offering 3 awesome camps including Kids Create a Minecraft®​ Server where kids learn professional Java programming as they design and build their own customized Minecraft server that they can share with friends, Kids Create Minecraft® Animations where kids learn 3D animation concepts with a focus on character animation as they create their own Minecraft® animated movie from start to finish and Kids Create Their Own ​Mobile App where kids learn mobile app development skills as they design their own mobile game that they can play on their iPhone or ​Android device.

Young Chef’s Academy
Spring camp information listed for ages 3+. Where else can your child go off to camp and come home with gained culinary skills, new friendships, original YCA recipes and memories to last a life time? You got it, only at Young Chefs Academy’s Camp-Can-I-Cook! Camp Can-I-Cook is offered during summer break.

YMCA Camps
For nearly a century, the YMCA has led the way as the nation’s largest and most respected provider of summertime activities for youth. Based on our core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility, YMCA summer day camps allow your child to grow in a fun, nurturing environment. With 17 branch locations throughout the Greater Richmond and Petersburg area as well as YMCA Camp Thunderbird offering summer day camps, specialty camps, sports camps and summer child care, we have a camp for you!

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