2020 Guide to Spring Break Camps in Richmond

Richmond spring break camps 2020Spring break will be here before we know it. And while our kids are getting excited about a week off from school, us parents are beginning to wonder exactly how we’ll fill all of those free hours. Fortunately, there a number of Richmond spring break camps that will be offering both full- and half-day options to keep our kids active, entertained, and learning the whole week long.

However, with most Richmond area school taking April 6-10 off this year, Richmond spring break camps are already starting to fill up. That means, of course, that if you want to find camps for your family, then now is the time to start looking!

Many of our favorite local sports, theater, music, art, and academic organizations are hosting special spring break camps that will offer your kids a chance to explore new skills, improve old ones, and have fun all week long. And to help you find Richmond spring break camps that suit your needs, we’ve put together a list of some of the best camps in the area.

From swimming to singing, there’s truly something for everyone in our latest Spring Break Camps Guide. Take a look at our list of Richmond spring break camps and let us know if you have a camp to add or if you’re a camp administrator interested in a sponsorship of your spring break camps on our page! Drop us a line anytime at cs@richmondmom.com.

2020 Richmond Spring Break Camps

Art Factory Play Cafe and Party Place Spring Break Workshops

April 6-10, 2020

Spend Spring Break at the Art Factory! They will be offering week filled with crafts and canvas painting perfect for kids 6-14 years old.

Each day will have different projects, ranging from String Art and Slime to Canvas Painting. Each day your child will comes home with multiple projects. There will be time for a snack break. All campers are required to bring their own nut-free, labeled snack in addition to packing a lunch (full day only) as well as a water bottle. Refrigerator access is available.

FULL DAY 9am-4pm: $70 *Please pack a lunch*
HALF DAY 9am-12pm or 1pm – 4pm: $35
Sibling discounts are available. Call for more information.

*Additional Flower Power Workshop will be available on April 13 for a full day from 9am – 4pm or a half-day from 9am – 12pm or 1pm – 4pm.

4810 Market Square Lane, Midlothian VA 23112
(804) 716-5219
Online Registration


ArtVenture Spring Break Camp

April 6-10, 2020

At the Visual Arts Center of Richmond, kids make real art with the help of some of Richmond’s most prominent professional artists. Spring Break ArtVenture is a one-week art camp timed to coincide with the spring break holiday in area public schools.

Sign up for a week of both morning and afternoon classes and your child can bring a lunch and eat at VisArts during a supervised lunch hour, free of charge.

Classes are available for ages 5-18. CLICK HERE to see a full listing of available programs.

Camps include morning (9am – 12pm) or afternoon sessions (1pm – 4pm), as well as extended day options. Parents can drop kids off up to a half-hour prior to the start time and must pick up their children promptly at noon or 4pm unless they’re enrolled in our extended day program for $50 more with a 5:30 pm pick-up time.

1812 West Main Street, Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 353-0094
Online Registration


Bach to Rock Midlothian Spring Break Camps

Designed for students of all levels, from beginners to seasoned artists, Bach to Rock offers Spring Break Camps that are fun, instructional, and fun for all ages. Choose from camps including:

Rock Band (Ages 7+)
Glee Club (Ages 7+)
Rock City World Tour (Preschool – 1st Grade)
Record a Studio Demo (Ages 7+)
Beat Refinery DJ Camp (Ages 10+)
Recording Arts: Pro Tools & Production (Ages 10+)

Visit Bach to Rock online to learn more!

11400 West Huguenot Road, #105, MidlothianVA 23113
(804) 537-2271


Camp T. Brady Saunders Boy Scouts’ Spring Break Camp

April 6-10, 2020

Spring Break Camp is a great way to get out of the house and enjoy a week of camp in the Spring. Many different merit badges are offered, including many eagle required badges. Spring Break Camp operates on a block system, allowing Scouts to have a relaxed atmosphere while earning merit badges.

CLICK HERE to see the full schedule of events for 2020 or to register online.

1723 Maidens Road, Maidens, VA 23102
Mic Mullins: (804) 204-2625
Online Registration


Center for Creative Arts Spring Break Workshops

April 6-10, 2020

Children create unique art works each day and can come for one day or the whole week! Sessions are available for ages 5-7 from 9am -12pm daily or for ages 8+ from 1pm – 4pm daily.

Shady Grove United Methodist Church, 4825 Pouncey Tract Road, Glen Allen, Virginia 23059
(804) 360.2687


Chesterbrook Academy Spring Break Camps

April 6-10, 2020 
Spring Break camps at Chesterbrook Academy offer fun-filled programs for children ages 5-12. Each week, campers jump into action, participating in exciting sports programs, exploring nature, becoming involved in performing and creative arts, playing a part in group activities and attending special events. They offer flexible schedules for parents  and engaging activities for school-age children.

CLICK HERE to contact Chesterbrook Academy directly and get more information about camps and registration options.

3039 Stony Point Road, Richmond, VA 23235
(804) 323-1234


Henrico County Recreation and Parks Spring Break Day Camps

April 7 & 9, 2020

Henrico County offers a variety of single day camps for children between the ages of 6 and 12. Locations and themes vary. To view the full online program guide, click here.

Spring Break Woodland Pioneers: (Ages 6-9) The day will include canoeing, archery, hiking, and exploring the various nature activities in the park! Participants need to bring their own lunch, snack, and a water bottle/drink. Last day for online registration: Mar 29, 2020 11:59pm. 

Date: April 9, 2020 from 9am – 3pm
Location: Dorey Park
Cost: $20
Contact: hil078@henrico.us

Create Art Now: (Ages 13-16) Explore advanced art techniques working with glass, wood, and so much more! This spring break day will be lit! Last day for online registration: April 3, 2020 11:59pm

Date: April 7, 2020 from 9am – 3pm
Location: Armour House
Cost: $20
Contact: ola@henrico.us


Henricus Historical Park Spring Break Camps

April 6-10, 2020

Beat the winter doldrums and celebrate Spring Break with us at Henricus!  Join them for one immersive program and delve deep into the topic of your choice or sign up for multiple programs and receive a discount. Snacks included! Each day features a different theme. Come for a day or stay all week!

Daily themes: (ages 8-12)

April 6 – Archaeology – Grab a trowel and get ready to dig into the past!  Learn about the tools and techniques of excavation and see what you can find out about people by the things they left behind.

April 7 – Builders and Makers – How did the Powhatan Indians and English colonists get the things they needed and wanted?  Join us as we figure out how both cultures built their homes, cooked their food, made theirHome clothing, and created their other wants and needs in 17th century Virginia.

April 8 – Living Things of the James River – The James River is important to more than just fish!  Find out how we have depended upon and used the resources of the river over time.

April 9 – Sir Thomas Dale’s Colony – Do you have the grit it takes to survive martial law?  Learn about the skills, such as construction and military tactics, that it would take to succeed under military rule at Henricus fort!

April 10 – Food of the 17th Century – Come and learn what breakfast, lunch, and dinner might look like for a Powhatan Indian or an English colonist in the 17th century! 

Time: 9 am – 4 pm, daily
Registration Deadlines: April 2, 2020. Call (804) 318-8797 to registe. Space is limited!
Cost:  $40/day per child,$36/day per child for multiple days; Henricus Members: $33/day

251 Henricus Park Road, Chester, VA 23836
Call (804) 318-8797 or email burrs@chesterfield.gov for questions or to register.


Jamestown 4-H Center Spring Break Day Camp

April 6-10, 2020

Give your children something fun to do during Spring Break with the Jamestown 4-H Center Spring Break Day Camp. Each day is filled with some of our traditional camp programs and is a preview of our summer day camp! Activities will include: nature, creative
arts, athletics, group games, teambuilding, archery, campfires, and more.

Camps are for ages 6-12 and lunch is included. Multiple and single day options are available for $50/day. Click here or call (757) 253-4931 to learn more.

3751 4-H Club Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185
(757) 253-4931


Maymont Spring Break Programs

April 6-10, 2020

Spend spring break week at Maymont! Indoor exhibits will be open all week (even on Monday, when they are usually closed), and there will be something fun to do every day! Most programs require advance registration so be sure to check dates, times, costs, and online registration options below:

Adventures in Vegetable Growing
Monday-Friday, April 6-10, 10am-3pm, Jack’s Vegetable Garden
Stop by Jack’s Vegetable Garden and learn how to grow food in small spaces. Sow a seed with a Master Gardener and take it home to begin the adventure. Free!

Family Scavenger Hunt
Monday-Friday, April 6-10, 10:30am-12:30pm, Maymont Grounds
Explore Maymont’s 100 acres in a whole new way! Crack secret codes for clues, and use maps and riddles to find your way around the estate in this family-friendly scavenger hunt. Different difficulty levels are available. Ages 4 and older; adult must accompany child. $15 per family or group (up to four people)/$12 for members. Walk-ups welcome, space permitting. Select a date below to register online:

Monday, April 6
Tuesday, April 7
Wednesday, April 8
Thursday, April 9
Friday, April 10

A Rabbit on the Cabinet
Monday-Friday, April 6-10, 2-2:30pm, Maymont Mansion
Discover the enchanting home of the James and Sallie Dooley as their nieces and nephews must have seen it more than 100 years ago. Find a lion in the fireplace, a swan in the bedroom, a rabbit on the cabinet and more as the wonders within the mansion are revealed to children of all ages. $5 per person.

The Secret Life of a Victorian House
Monday-Friday, April 6-10, 3-3:45pm, Maymont Mansion
The Dooleys’ housemaid brings the mansion to life during a family-friendly tour of the upstairs and downstairs of their grand home. Climb the backstairs to discover hidden doors and bells as you experience life and work at the estate 100 years ago. $6 per person/$4 for members.

Magical Stories and Lovable Bears Party
Monday, April 6, 10:30am-12pm, Garden Hall
Beloved characters from the past, including Winnie the Pooh and Piglet, Teddy Bear and their friends, take children on a make-believe journey led by a charming storyteller in a party filled with games, a treasure hunt, crafts, refreshments and a carriage ride. Ages 4-7. $20 per child/$15 for members. Parents are welcome! Register online by April 5.

Birds of Prey
Tuesday, April 7, 3-4pm, Raptor Valley Amphitheater
Soar into the world of birds! Enjoy an up-close encounter with a few of Maymont’s avian ambassadors before seeing birds in action during an exclusive experience in Raptor Valley. Learn about the unique adaptations of these amazing animals and discover how zoologists train and care for them. $9 per person/$7 for members. Register online.

Samantha’s Tea Party
Wednesday, April 8, 10am-12pm, Maymont Mansion and Grounds
The 1904 world of Samantha, a lively young American girl, comes to life during this delightful morning of games,
exploring, carriage rides, a special tea party and more. Dolls and bears are welcome, too! Meet at the Maymont Carriage House. Ages 7-11. $27 per person/$22 for members. Register online by April 7.

Family Night Hike
Wednesday, April 8, 7-9pm, Nature Center
Visit Maymont after hours to explore the grounds and meet some of Maymont’s nighttime residents during a guided hike. Ages 5 and older, adult must accompany children ages 18 and under. $9 per person/$7 for members. Register online by April 7.

Exclusive Bobcat Presentation
Thursday, April 9, 2-2:30pm, Bobcat Habitat
Visit behind the scenes at the bobcat habitat and get close enough to hear this secretive feline purr! Watch from the trainer’s perspective as Monty the bobcat shows off his amazing natural behaviors, and see what Maymont’s animal keepers do to ensure he receives excellent care. $25 per person/$20 for members. Space is limited to eight people. Attendees must be able to climb a flight of stairs. Register online by April 7.

Fairy Chase
Friday, April 10, 10:30am-12pm, Garden Hall
Do you believe in fairies? Enjoy a magical morning filled with whimsy and make-believe. Play games, make wishes, hear stories and receive your very own wings and wand as you learn what fairies like to do and where they like to hide. Imaginative clues guide you around the lawns of Maymont as you search for the winged creatures, finding treasures along the way. This enchanting program concludes with a sweet treat of fairy cakes and lemonade. Meet at the Maymont Carriage House. Ages 4-8. $22 per child/$18 for members. Parents are welcome to observe the program. Register online by April 9.

NEW! Campfire Tales and Treats
Friday, April 10, 7-9pm, Maymont Farm
Join us for fun around the campfire as we experience the delights of Maymont after dark. S’mores, stories, music and glow sticks will be the perfect ingredients to make family memories that last a lifetime. Bring a blanket or camp chairs. $9 per person/$7 for members. Register online by April 6.

1700 Hampton Street, Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 358-7166
Online Registration


Midlothian Athletic Club (MAC) Spring Break Camps

April 6-10, 2020 

Midlothian Athletic Club’s Spring Break Camps keeps kids ages 5-13 active, engaged, and happy with all kinds of cool activities. Campers will experience a variety of fun and creative sports and movement opportunities. Half day, full day, and extended day options are available with special discounts for members. You can either send your child with lunch or choose the lunch option for $25/day. Email jill@MACrichmond.com for more information or pick up a registration form at the desk. Discounts are available for MAC members.

Half-day: 8:30am – 12:30pm
Full-day: 8:30am – 5:30pm
Extended Day: 8am – 6pm

10800 Center View Drive, Richmond, VA 23235
(804) 330-2222
Online Registration


Multiplication Madness Camp at Mathnasium

April 6-9, 2020

Multiplication Madness will focus on learning multiplication facts (0-12) in a positive, effective, and fun way! Each day will be packed with games and activities to help your child learn or review their multiplication skills. Watch as your children begin to learn their multiplication facts in a matter of days! Camp is geared towards 2nd to 5th graders, but all grades are welcome, and previous multiplication experience isn’t necessary.

Multiplication Madness Camp is available at the following six Richmond area locations:
Chester: 10416 Iron Bridge Road – 804-706-4321 – chester@mathnasium.com
Mechanicsville: 9369 Atlee Rd #3103 – 804-559-0550 – mechanicsville@mathnasium.com
Midlothian: 15604 WC Commons Way – 804-378-2211 – midlothian@mathnasium.com
Short Pump: 11628 West Broad St – 804-364-3333 – shortpump@mathnasium.com
Tuckahoe: 7110 Patterson Ave, Suite B – 804-282-3805 – tuckahoe@mathnasium.com
Woodlake: 7212 Hancock Village Dr – 804-621-0909- woodlake@mathnasium.com

Online Registration


Nitya Living: Spring Break Yoga Camp

April 6-10, 2020

Spring Break Yoga Camp is back at Nitya Living with an all new theme: Planting Seeds. Kids will go on nature hikes to look for pollinators, discussing composting, cooking yummy food, making springtime crafts like painted flower pots, seed mandalas, nature t-shirts, and pine cone bird feeders. They will also be watching an amazing documentary “Wings of Life.” A healthy vegetarian lunch and snack will be cooked and served together.

Classes are for ages 5- 10 and will be held daily from 8:30am – 4:30pm. Register now for an early bird discount!

Location: Unity of Richmond, 800 Blanton Ave., Richmond, VA 23221

(804) 678-8568


Puppets Flying EVERYWHERE! Spring Break Camp 

April 6-10, 2020 

Join Puppets Off Broad Street for a week of puppetry exploration! Campers will be building different types of puppets, learning how to operate them, and having a great time with other puppet fans and friends. They will work together to learn how to connect different materials, work out mechanics, examine basic movement, and enjoy some theatre games, too! At the end of the week, campers will have an opportunity to share what they have learned in an end-of-camp showcase for families.

Camps are for kids ages 7-12 are held daily from 9am – 3pm at the Richmond Performing Arts Alliance (Dominion Arts) located at 600 E. Grace Street, Third Floor Education Wing, Richmond, Virginia 23219.

Puppets Off Broad Street
(804) 334-4338
Online Registration


Richmond Police Athletic League (PAL) Spring Break Camp

April 6-9, 2020

Richmond PAL’s Spring Break Camp allows 40 children from 8-13 years old to preview PAL’s Summer Camp. Campers will meet at Henderson Middle School (4819 Old Brook Road) at 8am before departing for their daily activities. Pick-up will be at 4:30 pm. Some activities include anti-bullying classes, sports camps, fishing, chess, hiking, and more. More details on specific activities will be available closer to the camp date. Camps are limited to 40 campers so be sure to register before April 6 at 11:59am!

Location: Henderson Middle School, 4319 Old Brook Rd, Richmond, VA 23227

Online Registration


RISE Baseball Three-Day Spring Break Camp

April 7-9, 2020 

RISE Baseball Three-Day Spring Break Camp is full of hitting, fielding and pitching instruction from some of the most renowned coaches in the Richmond, Midlothian and Chesterfield area. The RISE Baseball Three-Day Spring Break Camp also includes baseball games on indoor fields, Home Run Derby, and the Home Plate Pitching machine at RISE Baseball’s indoor facility. This camp will not only be full of fun activity, but emphasizes a focus on baseball fundamentals and the development of every player. The RISE Baseball 3 Day Spring Break Camp includes lunch and FREE RISE Baseball gear.

Camps are for boys ages 8-14 and will be held from 8am – 4pm.

2300 Oak Lake Blvd., Midlothian, VA 23112
(804) 405-7338
Online Registration


Romp N’ Roll Spring Break Camps

April 7 & 9, 2020

This spring, give your little one the ultimate indoor-playground camp experience! Each day will be filled with fun, action-packed activities full of music, art, movement, and more. Kids ages 2 through 5 are welcome, and no potty-training is required. Activities for each group are tailored to campers’ ages for maximum fun and benefit!

Classes can be selected on a day-by-day basis and Romp n’ Roll membership is not required. If you are new to Romp n’ Roll, you can also book a $10 trial class for you and your child to experience our facilities prior to camp. Spring Camps are available at both the Midlothian and West End locations on Tuesday, April 7 and Thursday, April 9 from 9am-12pm for $70 (includes both days).

*A special Eggstravaganza event will be held at Romp n’ Roll Midlothian on April 10 from 2pm – 3:30pm and 4pm – 5:30pm. Click here for more information or to register online.

Romp N’ Roll – Midlothian 
11541 Busy Street
Richmond, VA 23236
(804) 893-3142

Romp N’ Roll – West End
9677 W Broad Street
Glen Allen, VA 23060
(804) 249-5001


Sports Center of Richmond (SCOR) Spring Break Camps

April 6-10, 2020

Get in the game with our spring break camps at SCOR! SCOR offers full- and half-day camps that will offer your kids a healthy, safe way to spend their spring break. Camps are intended to support a wide range of skills and interests while offering your kids a way to stay active on their days off. Call (804) 257-7267 to learn more!

  • Full day (9am-5pm): $70/day ($350/week)
  • Half day (9am-12pm or 1pm-5pm): $35/day ($175/week)
  • Early Bird Drop Off (7:45am-8:30am): $10/day
  • Late Pick Up (5-6pm): $10/day
  • Lunch (Pizza, chips, drink): $6/day

1365 Overbrook Road, Richmond, 23220
(804) 257-7267
Online Registration


SwimRVA Spring Break Camps

April 6-10, 2020

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. The SwimRVA Spring Break Camp includes land and water activities with games, swim instruction, snacks and a full day of events. Camps run from 8am – 5pm daily. If you’re ready to sign your kids up for a fun, engaging spring camp that promises fun, but teaches them valuable skill at the same time, then click here!

5050 Ridgedale Parkway, Richmond, Virginia 23234 (located at the Collegiate School Aquatics Center)
(804) 271-8271
Online Registration


Triangle Rock Club Spring Break Camp

April 6-10, 2020

Need something for the kids to do over Spring Break? Look no further than Triangle Rock Club! Spring Break Camp combines lots of climbing with games and basic climbing safety in a full-day program. Give your kids a week full of adventure – sign up today!

*If you are interested in signing up for a single day of Holiday Camp that is taking place during a multi-day Holiday Camp offering, please call Kelsey at (804) 215-3200 ext 404 to set up your booking and payment.

4700 Thalbro St, Richmond, VA 23230
(804) 215-3200
Online Registration


Tuckahoe Sports’ Baseball and Softball Spring Break Camps

April 6-9, 2020

Baseball Spring Break Camp
This all skills camp focuses on improving fundamental skills and knowledge of all aspects of both individual and team baseball competition. 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 more advanced levels of competition. Camps are available for ages 7-12 and will be held from 9am – 2pm daily at Tuckahoe Sports Training Center.

Softball Spring Break Camp
This camp will provide girls with the chance to learn new techniques and improve their softball skills. Campers will be instructed in fundamentals including: throwing, catching, fielding, hitting, pitching, base running, and sliding. Games will emphasize techniques learned in daily instruction. All players will have an opportunity to have their throwing and exit speed velocity checked. Camps are available for ages 7-12 and will be held from 9am – 2pm daily at Tuckahoe Sports Training Center.

2450 Little League Drive, Henrico, VA 23233
(804) 360-3395
Online Registration


Virginia Outside Spring Break Day Camps

April 6-10, 2020

Does your child love the outdoors? If so, they’ll love Virginia Outside’s Spring Break activities. These camps offer options for fishing day camps and/or fishing and biking day camps.

For fishing days (April 6, 8, and 10), campers will be headed to a private pond to fish for the day. This is a great time of year to be out on the water as the fish are usually hungry coming out of the colder months. Virginia Outside will provide all the equipment. No experience needed.

For fishing & mountain biking days (April 7 and 9), campers will be fishing for shad and striped bass within the city limits and hitting the trails for some mountain biking! Spring is without a doubt the best time to be out fishing the James River when the run of shad and striped bass are within the city limits.

Camps are from 9am-3pm, daily. Pick up and drop-off at Forest Hill Park.

Virginia Outside
Online Registration


Virginia Rep Spring Break Theater Camps 

April 6-10, 2020

Each day, campers will rotate through creative drama, music, dance and arts and crafts courses, taught by Virginia Rep’s professional educators. Campers will navigate classes and activities in a group of their own peers, based on age and grade level. The experience will encourage and support both the novice and the seasoned performer. On the last day of camp, campers will perform songs and scenes for family and friends on the Willow Lawn stage!

Camps are for current kindergartners through fifth grade and are held from 9am – 4pm daily. Extended day options are available (8am – 5pm). Click here to learn more.

or more information, call or email Irene Kuykendall at ikuykendall@virginiarep.org or (804) 783-1688 ext 1151
Registration will be sent after the camp has been paid in full or a ($75 minimum) deposit has been made with the Box Office. (804)282-2620 Open M-F 10 a.m. -5 p.m.

The Children’s Theatre at Willow Lawn
1601 Willow Lawn Drive, Suite 301 E, Richmond, VA 23230
Call or email Irene Kuykendall at ikuykendall@virginiarep.org or (804) 783-1688, ext 1151
Online Registration


Weinstein JCC Spring Break Camps

April 6-10, 2020

Even when school is out, the fun continues down in Kids’ Place! For this year’s spring break camps, there will be trips planned for the classes and several vendors coming to entertain campers and keep them active and having fun. In addition to the trips and vendors, kids will have plenty of opportunities to explore their artistic and musical side, as well as worktogether on several group projects with their classes. If you have any questions about these programs, please contact Zach Marson at (804) 545-8630 or zmarson@weinsteinjcc.org.

Camps are for grades K – 8 and are held from 7:30am – 6pm, daily. You can sign up for one day or multiple days. But space is limited, so please call ahead in order to have a spot in the programs!

5403 Monument Avenue, Richmond, VA 23236
Zach Marson: (804) 545-8630 or zmarson@weinsteinjcc.org
Online Registration

YMCA Midlothian Spring Break Ninja Mini Camp

April 6-8, 2020

Join the Midlothian Family YMCA  for a sneak peak at their new Ninja Camp. This is a beginner level program that will use many obstacle courses in a fun and creative way to develop confidence and increase body strength and awareness. For ages 6-12. Click here for more information or to register online.

737 Coalfield Rd, Midlothian, VA 23114
Shannon Moffatt: moffatts@ymcarichmond.org or (804) 379-5668
Online Registration