2016 Spring Break Camps in Richmond

spring-campsBefore you know it, spring will be here!  Have your kids enjoy one of the many spring break camps going on in Richmond below!

Do you have a camp to add to our list? Send us a message cs@richmondmom.com

American Dreams Spring Break Camp
Girls of all ages… Join us for some fun in the sun! It will be our goal to finish camp with each player mastering the correct fundamentals for throwing, catching, fielding, hitting, bunting, and base running. We will also strive to increase each players self-esteem and knowledge of the game! March 28-31, 2016  9am-4pm Ages: Ages: 7+ Cost: $200.

Art Factory and Party Place
We heART Spring Break Camp!  March 28th-April 1st 9am-4pm
Each day we will experiment with different elements, textures and techniques through canvas painting, mixed media, oil pastels, wall murals, 3-dimensional art, art through science, color exploration and so much more!

The Center for Creative Arts
The Center for Creative Arts hosts popular Spring Break Art Workshops Monday March 28- Friday, April 1. Children explore drawing, painting, sculpting, and enjoy outdoor play or game time. Draw, Paint, and Play for ages 5-8 is 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Acrylics on Canvas & Clay for ages 9+ is from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. $30/day or $25/day for three or more days includes all supplies and a snack. See more information at www.center4creativearts.org, and email to register.


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MinecraftEDU: Medieval Redstone
Medieval Redstone MinecraftEDU is an expansive game that lets players design and create unique worlds with amazing structures. One of the more complicated aspects of MinecraftEDU is Redstone, which is MinecraftEDU’s version of electrical circuitry. This camp will introduce students to the many uses of Redstone through a Medieval themed adventure of creation, exploration, and castle besieging, with students making mine cart tracks to help them gather resources, working together to build their kingdom, and designing traps to defend their castle, all with the use of Redstone.  Location: Engineering For Kids 1586 Mountain Road Glen Allen  Cost: $175

Engineering Investigators: Forensic Engineering
Become a forensics engineer and help Kelvin find out who stole the blueprints for his secret, new design. Using principles of investigative science and forensic engineering, students will analyze evidence in the simulated crime scene using math, science, and technology. Embark on a new journey each day to decipher cryptic clues and biological codes, and help us identify the thief through chemical and mechanical analysis. Time is running out, and Kelvin needs your help!  Location: Engineering For Kids 1586 Mountain Road Glen Allen  Cost:$175

Free2BMe Spring Break Camp

Camp Free2BMe is specifically designed for kids 8 to 18 who have a diagnosis of Autism, Asperger’s, PDD-NOS or other related developmental delay. We partner non-autistic peers with our campers that have autism and go out into the community on fun filled field trips which include The Richmond Metro Zoo, Pocahontas State Park, swimming, bowling, Swaders Sports Park, just to name a few!   March 28-April 1.  Monday through Friday 9AM to 3PM.

Green Adventure Spring Workshop: Stop Motion Animation
Lights, camera, action! Using the Garden as your backdrop, develop a story-line, create scenes and props using natural materials, and snap images to produce a unique nature-based stop motion animation film. At the end of the day, participants will have digital access to their finished product to share with friends and family. March 26, 28, 30 and April 1. Full day programs run from9am-3:30pm.

Henrico County Recreation and Parks

Spring Break Basketball Camp
Don’t miss Eastern Henrico’s 5th Annual Spring Break Basketball Camp (March 28 – 31). This camp will be a great place for any young basketball player who is willing to improve his/her skills, work hard, make new friends and have fun! We will work on many basketball skills such as shooting, passing, dribbling, rebounding and defense. Over the course of the week, your self-confidence will grow along with your skills and overall appreciation of the game. T-shirt will be provided. Please bring lunch, snack and drink each day. Information: arc@henrico.us

Spring Break Camp Days: History
Spend an exciting day exploring history through the ages at Meadow Farm Museum (March 29). Participants will spin and weave, play old-fashioned games, explore a caboose, and much more. Information:eik@henrico.us

Spring Break Camp Days: Mosaic Madness
It’s Mosaic Madness (March 28)! Experiment with mosaic design using colorful glass on a window pane or ceramic and stone tile on a framed board. By melding different sizes, shapes, and colors of glass and tile, create a work of mosaic art. Information: ola@henrico.us

Spring Break Camp Days: Outdoor Camp
Join us for a great outdoor experience (March 31)! The day will include canoeing, archery, hiking, fishing, outdoor cooking and exploring the various nature activities at Three Lake Nature Center! Participants will bring their own lunch. Information: don06@henrico.us

Spring Break Camp Days: Sports Camp
A full day of every and all things sports (March 30)! Pick up some new skills playing non-traditional games like pickleball, disc golf, and broom ball as well as classic favorites. Finish the day challenging yourself through the “Warrior Obstacle Course.” Please bring a lunch, snack, and a drink. Information: nes@henrico.us

Henricus Archaeology Spring Break Camp
Children ages 8-12 from across the region are invited to participate in a week-long archaeological program at Henricus Historical Park. Kicking off Monday, March 28 and running through Friday, April 1, campers will be able to immerse themselves in the world of archaeology at the 17th century Cities of Henricus.  The camp runs from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. the week of March 28 and costs $175 for Henricus patrons and $210 for the general public. Please note space is limited, so call 804-318-8797 and register by March 21 to reserve your spot today. For more information on this event, please visit www.henricus.org.

Mad Science Spring Break Camp
Mad Science holds full day camps during the week of spring break. Camp run from 9 AM to 4 PM for children in grades 1 to 6.  Spring Break camp lets your kids participate in variety of science projects and activities.  They also include a movie and snack.  You should pack a lunch for your child. Mar 28 – Apr 1 

Martial Arts World of West EndMartial Arts World

Get an idea what our Summer Camp program is like and spend Spring Break with Martial Arts World! This week our campers will get a taste of our adventure camp with field trips, martial arts classes every day, arts and crafts and indoor rock climbing! You can be sure your child will have a great experience in a positive safe environment that has been serving Henrico County for 22 years. Our camp is focused on good constructive fun, coupled with awesome exercise! Spring Break Camp is $159, which includes all field trips and activities. Camp is from 9 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. but we provide extended care from 7:15 am and ending at 6:00 p.m. at no additional cost. call 804 673-5200 to register.  Click here for the calendar.

Mathnasium – Multiplication Madness CampMathnasium

Need some extra work on those multiplication facts? Multiplication Madness Camp will focus on learning multiplication facts (0-12) in a positive, effective, and fun way. Each session is limited to first 20 students registered per location. Spring Break 2016:  March 28, 29, 30 & 31

Richmond Kickers Spring Break Camp
Richmond kickers is offering a spring break skill clinic. This is a great opportunity for your soccer lover to hone their skills. The camp takes place at Ukrop field March 28-April 1. The clinic runs from 11 AM – 3PM.


The internet is exploding with web-based content on YouTube, Vimeo, Funny or Die, and so many others – but how does one go about creating, performing, and publishing original content online? This fun course will give students a chance to practice the art of acting on camera as they harness creative brainstorming and writing skills to generate original content. At the end of the four weeks, students will have starred in their very own original web series and will have a handful of new tricks that can be applied to performance online or on the big screen.

TECH CREW Session 1 (Grades 7-12) – Two-Week Course
Students interested in working behind the scenes will have the chance to work backstage for our spring teen production,The Drowsy Chaperone, which will take place at the SPARC Center in the Sara Belle November Educational Theater. Students must be available for all rehearsals during tech week and performances, from February 19 through March 6, 2016. Some prior experience helpful.

Sports Center of Richmond (SCOR)
Get in the game with our spring break camps at SCOR! March 28th-April 1st, half day (9-12) and full day (9-5) options are available. You may select Soccer Skills camp for ages 8-16 or All Sports Camp  for ages 5-13. Please contact Katie at lilkickers@scor-richmond.com with any questions! Cost: $35 for half day, $70 for full day.

You don’t need to leave Richmond to enjoy the water this year during spring break. SwimRVA has a great spring break swim and activity camp for kids ages 6-12 years old, March 28-31.  The SwimRVA Spring Break Camp includes land and water activities that include games, swim instruction, snacks and a full day of events. The camp goes from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  The cost for the SwimRVA Spring Break Camp, is $159. Camp registration can be done online at www.swimrichmond.org. Click on programs, then summer camps and register, then look for the Spring Break Camp link.

TSI Spring Break Baseball Camp
The camp focuses on improving fundamental skills and knowledge of all aspects of both individual and team baseball competition. Camp lasts from 9am until 4pm each day and is open to ages 7-13. The camp is designed to provide players with the opportunity to demonstrate their skills and focus a tremendous amount of time on developing good baseball mechanics. All players will develop an understanding of the type of player he needs to be as he prepares to compete at the higher levels of baseball. March 28-31 |Cost: $150 Non-Members/$142.50 Members.

Virginia Outside/Virginia Fishing Adventures
Kick off the outdoor season with a unique spring break experience. We offer fishing and mountain biking camps over spring break. Participants can join us for a day or come Mon-Thurs. We transport campers to local private ponds to fish and also have a combo day in the city where kids ride the trails and try their hand at fishing on the James River for shad and catfish. For more information, visit the Weekend/Holiday section on our website.

Virginia Rep
Each day will be filled with creative drama, music and dance in addition to a mix of theatre related arts and crafts. The campers will get to see the professional production of Croaker – The Frog Prince Musical. On the last day they will perform selections from the show for family and friends on the Children’s Theatre stage!  The camp is for current kindergarten through 5th Graders and occurs March 28 – April 1, 2016 Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tuition: $275 (Each additional sibling: 20% off)

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