Summer Camp Fair
| Day Camp - Arts|
ANNUAL CHARLOTTESVILLEFAMILY FUN FAIR & CAMP EXPO
Looking for easy, one-stop shopping for the camp of your kid's and teen's dreams? Then look no further than the Annual CharlottesvilleFamily Fun Fair & Camp Expo at the Doubletree Hotel! Meet camps from all over the East Coast offering horseback riding, sailing, sports training, travel, robotics and more! With FREE admission, entertainment, great giveaways and kids' activities, it will be a full and exciting day for the whole family! Join us February 14, 2016, 10am-3pm.
Web Site: http://ivypublications.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/CampExpo2015.REGISTRATION.pdf
Dreams Made Real (DMR) Adventures specializes in classes and productions in the performing arts.
Web Site: http://dmradventures.wordpress.com
FOUR COUNTY PLAYERS
An opportunity for kids to learn the many different skills needed in theater arts. Classes will be offered each day in developing character, dance, improvisation, and the technical aspects of theater. There will be a variety show on Friday evening at 7pm for all parents, family and friends to come enjoy. Entering 1st Grade-Entering 9th Grade. Internships are available for entering 10th grade students. Camp runs July 11-15, 9am-3pm, and is $150 per child. Please contact the theater for application and additional information. Spaces are limited, register today.
5256 Governor Barbour Street,
Barboursville, VA 22923,
Web Site: http://www.fourcp.org/
PATHFINDERS ART AND NATURE CAMP
This camp is for kids who love art, nature and adventure, with small groups of 8 children and two teachers. Children have daily art lessons at the McGuffey Art Center working with clay, wax, mosaics and painting as well as a daily field trip for swimming, hiking, and art/nature installations. Camp runs from June 13 - July 1 in one week sessions from 9am-3pm. (June 13-17 for 9-15 yrs old; June 20-24 for 7-12 yrs old; June 27 - July 1 for 9-15 yrs old) Camp is in its 12th year and founded and run by artist Ninni Baeckstrom.
The McGuffey Art Center,
201 2nd Street NW, Charlottesville,
Web Site: http://www.ninnibaeckstrom.com/classes.html
SPECTRUM SUMMER PROGRAMS AT TANDEM FRIENDS SCHOOL
Spectrum offers an exciting array of creative classes including drumming, movement, visual arts, crafts, theatre, "Box City", filmmaking and yoga. All classes are designed to provoke thought and pique new interests. Tandem's campus provides a friendly, relaxed environment for creative self-expression.
Web Site: http://www.tandemfs.org
WILSON SCHOOL OF DANCE SUMMER CAMPS
Wilson School of Dance offers fun camps for ages 3-17 in Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Broadway Jazz. Kids love the excitement of learning dances for a mini-performance for families the last day. Camps are divided by age and level with lots of teacher attention so students gain poise and confidence at all ages, in all styles of dance.
3114 Proffit Road,
Charlottesville, VA 22911,
Web Site: http://www.wilsonschoolofdance.com
WOODWORKING WITH CHILDREN SUMMER CAMPS
An introduction to the joys of building for girls and boys 5-14. A workshop experience using hand tools. Children choose their project then we build it. Open houses, February 7, April 3 and May 22. Weekly camps held Monday through Friday, June 13 to September 2. Plus, Saturday workshops. Times, 9:30-11, 11-12.30, 12:30-2 or 2-3:30. Classes also offered during the school year. Enthusiastic woodworkers encouraged to stay for 3 hours. No camp July 11 to 22. Instructor Judy Cahill is an experienced carpenter with a BA in education.
1104 Forest Street,
Web Site: http://www.kidsoutandabout.com/woodworking.html
| Day Camp - Outdoors|
MOUNTAINTOP MONTESSORI SUMMER SEED
Serving a variety of ages, Little seed (age 3 - rising K) is a feast for all of your young child's senses. In their own specially prepared classroom and around campus, little seed campers will explore topics in zoology, botany, art and geography. Garden work and getting to know the animals will happen at your young explorer's pace and they will learn to listen for birdsong, smell the garden scents and prepare food with friends. Seed (rising grades 1 - 6) gathers on the Mountaintop for gardening, harvesting and cooking fresh food, hiking, crafts, music, art, outdoor games, local stream exploration and weekly field trips to nearby natural areas and farms. Explorations and learning are unified by the interrelated themes of food, health, environment and culture. Everything in the garden from the chickens to the plants and right down to the soil responds to the sun. Mountaintop also offers other art camps for children rising into grades 1 - 6.
440 Pinnacle Place,
Charlottesville, VA 22911,
Web Site: http://www.mountaintopseedproject.org
TRIPLE C CAMP
Charlottesville's #1 Day Camp. Serving rising KG-10th Grades. Horseback Riding, Daily Swims in our two pools, (daily lessons for KG-3rd), Low & Hi Ropes Course, Petting Zoo, Loads of Sports, Nature, Hiking Trails, Canoeing, and so much more. Round trip transportation, lunches, snacks, ALL included. Everyone at Triple C will create memories that far outlast the summer while learning how to become a better friend in a safe, fun, traditional camp environment. Contact us for a personal tour and learn about why our families come back year after year!
920 Camp Road,
Charlottesville, VA 22902,
Web Site: http://www.tripleccamp.com
| Day Camp - Special Interest|
HAN STUDIO CHINESE CLASSES
Chinese courses and summer camp for kids of all ages; year-round pre-K Immersion Programs!
INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF CHARLOTTESVILLE
Let your child explore other cultures through books, music, art, and games and learn French or Spanish in an immersion setting. ISC offers day camps throughout the summer for children ages 3-6 looking for adventures and new experiences in an enriching atmosphere. Lots of crafts and outdoor activities designed to foster friendships, teach language, and have fun! No previous exposure to French or Spanish is necessary. Call 434-984-2174 and find additional information and registration materials online at www.theISC.org.
830 Monticello Avenue,
Charlottesville, VA 22902,
Web Site: http://www.theISC.org
KIDSCOLLEGE SUMMER CAREER ACADEMIES AT PIEDMONT VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Explore Over 90 hands-on, fun STEM & Arts Academies for rising 3rd-9th graders. STEM Academies: 3D Printing, EV3 Robotics, Minecraft, Coding, Forensics, Apps, Electronics, Game Design, Small Engines, Eco-Adventures, Architecture, AV Audio, Forensics and more! Arts Academies: Fashion and Shoe Design, Drawing, Dance, Sculpture, Acting, Jewelry-making, Improv, Freestyle Rap and Chinese & Spanish! Weekly, half and full day programs. Scholarships available. New online registration and Academy updates.
Piedmont Virginia Community College,
501 College Drive, Charlottesville,
Web Site: http://www.pvcc.edu/kidscollege
SUMMER DAY CAMPS AT THE FRONTIER CULTURE MUSEUM
Many exciting adventures await your children at the Frontier Culture Museum's Summer Day Camps! We offer a camp for 5-8 year olds and another for 9-12 year olds. All campers participate in cooking, historic games, crafts, and much more. The 9-12 year old campers wear period costumes! Both camps are educational and foster a better understanding of the past.
P.O. Box 810,
Staunton, VA 24402,
Email: Visitor.firstname.lastname@example.org .
Web Site: http://www.frontiermuseum.org
TECH CAMP @ ST. ANNE'S BELFIELD
Calling all girls and boys! Do you connect to your world through your smartphone? Love playing your favorite video game? Learn how the tech you love actually works and make beautiful tech items of your own: create electronic cards, light up your clothes, make an app, design a game, code a song, mod Minecraft - the possibilities truly are endless! Camps are led by Tech-Girls founder Kim and Zach Minster, who brings years of experience teaching, managing, and developing curricula for professional tech camps. Camps will be offered at elementary, middle, and high school levels. Scholarships available.
St. Anne's-Belfield School,
Web Site: http://www.stab.org/techcamp
THE HAN STUDIO
Mandarin Chinese Immersion Programs @ The Han Studio:
Up to the challenge, children! We await you with yet another series of colorful Summer Immersion lessons (Rising Grades 2-4) & Mandarin-English Camps(Rising Grades K-3) this year. We are ready to help you successfully explore and discover this very, very, very old oriental language and culture!
Small-group setting. All levels. You will immerse in various activities with your new or old friends - singing,speaking, playing, guessing, snacking and visualizing Chinese characters on a bilingual basis for a hot summer days fun!
418 East Main Street,
Charlottesville, VA 22902,
Web Site: http://www.thehanstudio.com
UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA CURRY SCHOOL LITERACY SUMMER CAMPS
The U.Va. Curry School of Education offers fun and educational summer camps for kids of all ages. The Summer Literacy Program promotes an enriching literacy environment for young readers, and helps struggling older readers improve their literacy and comprehension skills. The camps are held at the UVA McGuffey Reading Center, and run by Virginia Certified Reading Specialists. Camps range from 1-4 weeks, and all are in July. All this great learning and kids have fun too! Registration is still open but closing soon.
Web Site: http://curry.virginia.edu/community-programs/summercamps
VIRGINIA DISCOVERY MUSEUM
Charlottesville's only nonprofit children's museum since 1981 with a hands-on environment for kids 1-8 yrs.
524 E. Main Street,
East end of Downtown Mall,
Web Site: http://www.vadm.org
| Day Camp - Sports|
ACAC SUMMER SPORTS CAMPS
Our goal at ACAC is to offer the area's most dynamic programs, led by the areas finest coaches. ACAC's Summer Sports Camps include Boys & Girl's Lacrosse, Field Hockey, Volleyball, Golf, and Tennis. All of our camps are taught in a positive, fun and safe environment! Full and half day Sports Camps include a vigorous warm up, games and indoor play, speed and agility training, individual and team instruction, plus an hour of swim time at the Adventure Central WaterPark. Preeschool-8th grade.
200 Four Seasons Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22901,
Web Site: http://cville.acac.com/youthsports.html
CLASSICS GYMNASTICS SUMMER CAMP
Professional instruction for kids to teens with safety-certified, master instructors. Stimulate the development of strength, flexibility and coordination through the use of gymnastics and play equipment, songs and games. Enhance body awareness and improve motor skills and social skills while developing self-esteem, coordination, strength and flexibility. Each student excels at his or her own rate while being evaluated regularly by our instructors with a progressive skill teaching system.
2327 Seminole Lane,
Charlottesville, VA 22901,
Web Site: http://www.classicsgymnastics.com
LITTLE GYM, THE
Give your kid the summer camp experience without the bug bites, poison ivy and week-long commitments. Combining fun physical activity, games, and arts & crafts, well help your child beat the summer heat by staying cool at The Little Gym. Your child will spend three adventure-filled hours a day on a unique, exciting quest with their friends. Each week revolves around an interactive learning theme with different, creative lesson plans that will keep your child moving and engaged in what is sure to be tons of Serious Summer Fun!
2075 Bond Street, Shops at Stonefield,
Charlottesville, VA 22901,
Web Site: http://www.thelittlegym.com/charlottesvilleva
MECHUMS VIEW FARM HORSE CAMP
During camp children enjoy riding lessons and clinics on both riding and basic horsemanship. These clinics will include equine health and anatomy, tack care, stable management, jumping courses, round pen skills and other basic equestrian skills. Both camps end with a horse show, fun games on horseback, swimming in the river and a cookout and overnight campout at the farm.
107 Shelton Mill Road,
Web Site: http://www.mechumsviewfarm.com/lessons-clinics-and-camps.html
PIEDMONT FAMILY YMCA
BEST TIME EVER! BEST. SUMMER. EVER.
Camp sites at Jefferson School, Albemarle County Schools and Crozet YMCA
442 Westfield Road,
Web Site: http://www.piedmontymca.org
SOCA SUMMER FUN
SOCA is proud to bring you all the best soccer camps and summer programs in central Virginia. A full list of offerings are available on the SOCA web site. SOCA has an experienced, professional, hard-working staff ready to develop each player and build an increased passion for the 'beautiful game' through skill-centered activities and fun games. Camps are available for all ages and ability levels. Players will enjoy an excellent camp environment on the highest quality fields. For details of all SOCA's fun camp opportunities please visit us at www.SOCAspot.org or contact SOCA at Dan.Ensley@SOCAspot.org.
1685 Polo Grounds Road,
Charlottesville, VA 22911,
Web Site: http://www.socaspot.org
ST. ANNE'S-BELFIELD SCHOOL SPORTS CAMPS
St. Anne's-Belfield School invites young athletes to learn a new game or hone existing skills through a variety of June sports camps. From fundamentals to game strategy, beginner to advanced, group play to game play, students will be challenged and have fun! Camps include boys and girls' basketball camps, field hockey and lacrosse camps, and our interactive, coed SportsZone camps. All sports camps are taught by current St. Annes-Belfield School coaches.
Web Site: http://www.stab.org/sportscamps
UVA INTRAMURAL-RECREATIONAL SPORTS
UVA Intramural-Recreational Sports offers Swimming's Cool (ages 18 mo. & up) and the Summer Tennis Program (ages 4-17) to youth this summer! Program details online.
Web Site: http://recsports.virginia.edu
The Virginia Gators of Charlottesville Swim Club offers year-round swim programs ranging from a developmental program for young and novice swimmers to an elite national training group. Our competitive and recreational programs offer a range of levels suited to swimmer age, emotional preparedness, ability, and, level of commitment. Whether your child is learning to swim for the first time, brushing up on stroke skills, or wants to prepare for JSL summer league, high school or year-round competitive swimming, we have the right program for you! Registration is online and program and payment plans are flexible.
707 Belvedere Blvd., Charlottesville, VA 22901,
Web Site: http://www.VirginiaGators.org
VIRGINIA WOMEN'S SOCCER
No Matter which Center of Excellence you attend, our goal is to make it the most exciting and rewarding soccer experience around.
Web Site: http://www.virginiawomenssoccer.com
| Day Camp - Traditional|
ACAC SUMMER CAMP
Children from preschool through 8th grade will have a safe, active and FUN experience at acac Summer Camp with our year-round professional team. Rain or shine the fun doesn't stop. Campers play at our Waterpark, on our playgrounds, and engage in sports and games on the outdoor turf field. Tennis camp and swim lessons are also offered, in addition to sports camps. Transportation is available from Old Trail in Crozet, acac Downtown, UVA, Pantops, Forest Lakes and Ruckersville.
200 Four Seasons Drive,
Charlottesville, VA 22901,
Web Site: http://ssl.acac.com/ACACCamp
BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB
Provides diverse activities that meet the interests of all youth. These core programs engage young people in activities that enable them to develop self-esteem and to reach their full potential. Offering programs in five core areas: Character & Leadership, Education & Career Development, Health & Life Skills, the Arts, and Sports, fitness and recreation.
P.O. Box 707,
Charlottesville, VA 22902,
Web Site: http://www.bgclubcville.org/
CHARLOTTESVILLE WALDORF SCHOOL CAMPS
Charlottesville Waldorf School Summer Programs: Summergarden (3-6) A taste of a Waldorf Kindergarten in the summertime. Fill your child's day with creative movement, circle games, painting, natural fiber handcrafts, music, storytelling, puppet shows, & plenty of outdoor activities in the sunshine, including daily water play. For more info call Enrollment Director, Elizabeth Hale at 434-973-4946 X102 or email email@example.com http://www.cwaldorf.org/summer.html
120 Waldorf School Road,
Web Site: http://www.cwaldorf.org
CHARLOTTESVILLEFAMILY ONLINE CAMP FAIR
Explore summer camp options in the comfort of your own home ... no bug spray required!
Camp Directors - Call (434) 984-4713 to learn how YOU can join the 2014 Online Summer Camp Fair!,
COVENANT SCHOOL SUMMER DAY CAMP
Camp is held weekdays between 8am-5pm for 8 weeks, beginning on June 11. Children are supervised by nurturing Christian Group Leaders (12 students per leader maximum) while participating in a variety of activities, including arts and crafts, games, outdoor activities, theater visits, cooking, ice skating, bowling, putt-putt golf, swimming, and so much more! Campers may pack their own snacks and lunches, buy a la carte items from the camp store, or order lunch on specified days. Summer camp is flexible and convenient, offering drop-in, early care, and half-day rates. Licensed by the State of Virginia Department of Social Services. Covenant also offers sports and specialty camps; check our website for more details.
1000 Birdwood Road,
Charlottesville, VA 22903,
Web Site: http://www.covenantschool.org
MILLSTONE OF IVY SUMMER CAMP
Come join the fun at Millstone of Ivy Summer Camp for ages 3-6. Enroll by the week or for the whole summer! Located in an ideal setting in Ivy - close to Charlottesville, Crozet and UVA. Flexible scheduling with half and full day options, and choice of days per week. Creative weekly themes with fun arts & crafts projects, exciting activities and special visitors. Private, in-ground wading pool for daily swimming. Wooded & open play areas for active outdoor time. Low teacher/camper ratios. Operating under same owner/director since 1991. Additional enrichment classes offered. Discover...Create... Have Fun!
PO Box 140,
Ivy, VA 22945,
Web Site: http://www.millstoneofivy.com
ST. ANNE'S EXPLORERS' SUMMER CAMP -- JUMP INTO READING!
Each age 3 through rising Kindergarten child who attends Explorers Summer Camp jumps into the pages of quality and award-winning childrens literature. Every day there are numerous opportunities to work on core subject areas, based on some of the most beloved and endearing books for young children. Reading, language arts, mathematics, and music are taught under the umbrella of these wonderful books in a way that is fun and challenging. Children engage in a variety of structured and unstructured activities, including instructional and creative experiences both in language, science, social studies, and more, both in and out of doors.
Web Site: http://www.stab.org/explore_summer
| Residential - Out-of-state|
CAMP HIDDEN MEADOWS
Spectacular location and quality program. Co-ed, overnight, ages 7-16. 1, 2, 3 and 4 week sessions. Located in the beautiful Allegheny Mountains two hours west of Charlottesville. Activities include: horseback riding, white water rafting, extensive arts, sailing, mountain boarding, canoeing, backpacking, climbing wall, outdoor climbing tower, organic gardening, farm animals, mountain biking, rock climbing, soccer, basketball, volleyball, lacrosse, fishing, outdoor living skills, high ropes course, swimming, yoga, 1000 foot zipline and more! Since 1992 providing summers full of fun, friends and new adventures. Accredited by the American Camp Association. View videos, arrange a tour and more at www.CampHiddenMeadows.com.
HC 77 Box 117,
Bartow, WV 24920,
Web Site: http://www.camphiddenmeadows.com
Camp Pillsbury is a unique overnight summer camp, ages 6-17, that provides over 100 activities for campers to choose from. Fly on a trapeze, participate in musical theater, team sports, learn magic tricks, go horseback riding, tumble, dance, play an instrument, and waterski all in the same day! Campers will find activities that not only fascinate them, but help build their character, self-esteem and confidence. Camp Pillsbury is helping kids from all over the world be successful through programs led by experts in a unique camp environment. Our campers learn from the best to be the best.
Yellow Spring, WV,
Web Site: http://www.camppillsbury.com
CAMP RIM ROCK
Camp Rim Rock has a long history of experience and an excellent reputation. With a counselor for every three to four campers, the supervision is good and full of planned activities. Our program offers Horseback Riding: ring lessons, trail rides, river rides and stable management; Aquatics: swimming, canoeing and tubing down the river; the Arts: dance, drama, chorus, stagecraft, arts & crafts, drawing and painting; Sports: volleyball, soccer, tennis, archery, basketball, field hockey and lacrosse. Hiking and river tubing are a delight in the rolling hills of West Virginia. The setting is perfect and the beauty of the country is a prime reason for the enjoyment of our campers. Rim Rock is 54 years old and has been accredited by the American Camp Association since its beginning.
Yellow Spring, WV,
Web Site: http://www.camprimrock.com
SCIENCE CAMP WATONKA
Science Camp Watonka is a small privately owned Boys sleep-away Summer Camp in the Poconos. With 130 campers, 50 staff and accredited by the American Camping Association, Watonka offers a unique hands-on Program with Electronics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Astronomy, Computers, Robotics, Earth Science, Video, and Photography. As well as the sciences, our fully elective program includes a full range of crafts, waterfront and sports activities plus dirt bikes, trips and one of the most extensive ropes courses in the North East. Set up a tour, or visit on-line to join other science enthusiasts in over 40 seasons of safe and successful camping.
P.O. Box 127,
Hawley, PA 18428,
Web Site: http://www.watonka.com
SKYLAND CAMP FOR GIRLS
Horseback riding, musical theater, tennis, archery, crafts, swimming. And that's just Day 1!
Skyland campers learn leadership, self-expression, confidence, sportsmanship, teamwork and so much more!! Operating since 1917 with 60-65 campers per session, Skyland attracts girls (ages 6-15) from across the country. Sessions include 9-, 18-, and 36-day sessions. Just five hours southwest of Charlottesville, Skyland is situated on 40 wooded acres just outside of Asheville, NC.
PO Box 128,
Clyde, NC 28721,
Web Site: http://www.SkylandCamp.com
YMCA CAMP HANES
Since 1927, YMCA Camp Hanes has been creating summer camp memories that last a lifetime. We are committed to ensuring every experience results in our ABCs of Camp Hanes by increasing one's sense of Accomplishment, sense of Belonging and learning the Character traits of respect, responsibility, honesty, faith and caring in a Christian camp environment. The camp is located at the base of Sauratown Mountain, just 30 minutes north of Winston-Salem, NC. We offer Traditional Camp in week-long sessions (ages 6-15) and a half-week "mini-camp" session (ages 6-9), Adventure/Leadership Programs (ages 12-16), Day Camp (ages 6-12) and a specialty "Hot Hoops" basketball camp (ages 8-15).
1225 Camp Hanes Road,
King, North Carolina 27021,
Web Site: http://www.camphanes.org/
| Residential - VA|
Traditional residential camp, challenge adventures, equestrian programs, sports & facilities rentals. ACA accredited. Est. 1966
Web Site: http://www.campfriendship.com
Co-ed residential summer camp, located on 300 acres in the Shenandoah Valley, bordering the National Forest. Conveniently located 1 hour from Charlottesville (about 10 miles north of James Madison University). Welcoming children, ages 6-17. Offering adventure trips, aquatics, high/low ropes courses, climbing wall, performing arts, horseback riding, and much more. Also featuring three different specialty camps: Equestrian Camp, horseback riding/stable management intensive (girls ages 9-14, 1 week); Leadership Camp (co-ed, 4 weeks, for rising high school seniors); and Camp Up With People, a performing arts intensive camp (co-ed, 3 week session ages 14-17).
3586 Horizons Way,
Harrisonburg, VA 22802,
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org .
Web Site: http://www.camphorizonsva.com
Located within 700 acres of the Blue Ridge Mountains, just off Interstate 81 exit 132, Camp Roanoke has shaped the character of youth since 1925. Campers of all ages will enjoy a climbing wall and ropes course, archery range, air conditioned cabins, a disc golf course, canoeing, mountain boarding, full-menu dining, and nature center. Middle-school age campers will embark on off-site hiking, caving, camping, and whitewater kayaking adventures. High school age campers may a guided week long adventure to New River Gorge, WV for rock climbing and whitewater, or explore the intercoastal waterways of Cape Fear, NC in a sea-kayak.
6498 Dry Hollow Road,
Salem, VA 24153,
Web Site: http://www.CampRoanoke.com
Camp Strawderman is an all-girls camp with a long and rich tradition of good old fashioned summer fun for girls ages 6-17. There are cabins, large halls, a craft shop and a trading post all built in rustic style. Stony Creek, flowing through the camp, provides facilities for swimming. The camp has its own stables with over forty horses. The mountain trails encourage hiking and horseback riding and offer alluring opportunities for the study of trees, flowers, birds and animal life.
Web Site: http://www.campstrawderman.com/
FERRUM COLLEGE SUMMER ENRICHMENT CAMP
Academically motivated students, (grades 4-7), experience campus life at this co-ed residential camp while participating in a variety of fun-filled activities and challenging projects. Enrichment classes include: Chess, Cooking 101, Drawing, Engineering, Hogwarts Academy I (OWL) and II (NEWT), Living 1800 Style, Summer Theater, The Ferrum Challenge plus much more. Traditional summer camp fun includes swimming, skit night, dance, theme days, and more. Visit our website for more information about both camps--www.ferrum.edu/fcsec.
PO Box 1000, Ferrum College,
Ferrum, VA 24088,
Web Site: http://www.ferrum.edu/fcsec
JOURNEY THROUGH HALLOWED GROUND EXTREME JOURNEY CAMP
This summer, become an agent in the Journey Through Hallowed Ground Intelligence Agency to uncover the mysteries of history through espionage! Dare to Take the JourneyTM and experience a camp that combines outdoor excitement, learning, and movie making in the most historic region in the countryThe Journey Through Hallowed Ground National Heritage Area from Gettysburg to Monticello.
Offered in partnership with Albemarle County Schools and The Journey Through Hallowed Ground, this two-week adventure allows the unforgettably unique chance for rising 6th-8th grade students to canoe the James River, visit Theodore Roosevelt's Pine Knot, cycle the battlefield at Gettysburg, hike at Harpers Ferry, bike the C&O Canal towpath, uncover local history with an eye-opening tour of Charlottesville, tube down Antietam Creek, farm at a freedman's cabin, and explore James Madison's Montpelier. Guided by historians, park rangers, and interpreters, our agents will use cutting-edge filmmaking equipment to capture clues and create a mini-movie, bringing to life the lessons they learn about leadership from the remarkable men and women who shaped this country.
Web Site: http://www.hallowedground.org/Education/Extreme-Journey-Camps
LIVING EARTH SCHOOL
Thanks for voting us the #1 Summer camp in Charlottesville! Come experience something special and see what kids and parents are raving about! Living Earth School is celebrating our 15th year of getting kids nature connected. We offer both day and overnight camps for boys and girls, 7-17 years. Kids come alive with adventure, explore the woods through deep nature connection, make new friends and learn to feel at home in the natural world. Campers spend their day with mature, knowledgable staff who are truly dedicated to the children, their learning and growth. The days are spent learning survival skills, fire by friction, shelter building, wild edible plant harvesting, campfire cooking, swimming in mountain streams, tracking animals, native crafts and more.
101 Rocky Bottom Ln,
Afton, VA 22920,
Web Site: http://www.livingearthva.com
SUMMER SPORTS CAMPS AT WOODBERRY FOREST SCHOOL
Since 1967, Woodberry Forest's sports camps have been getting boys outside to play their favorite sports - or to try new ones. Our camps help boys enhance their athletic skills and develop new ones with guidance from Woodberry's expert coaches. Our environment is warm and supportive, and our facilities - located on 1200 beautiful acres - rival those found at many colleges. Sports Camp June 15-July 5, boys ages 10-13; Father-Son Weekend June 6-8, boys ages 5-10; Football Camp July 9-12, boys ages 12-16; Basketball Camp July 13-16, boys ages 9-16; Squash Camp July 13-17, boys and girls ages 9-16; Lacrosse Camp July 17-20, boys ages 10-16.
Woodberry Forest School,
Woodberry Forest, Virginia,
Web Site: http://www.woodberry.org/summer
WILDERNESS ADVENTURE AT EAGLE LANDING
Get outside where "Character Counts!" - Develop leadership skills, confidence, self-esteem and teamwork. Outdoor Adventure Camp offering 1-4 week courses for ages 8-11, 11-13, & 14-17. All camping and backpacking equipment provided. Activities Include: primitive camping, backpacking, rock climbing, canoeing, kayaking, caving, mountain biking, high ropes adventure trail, climbing wall, 900' zip line, primitive living and survival skills. Feel free to contact us for more information as well as current discounts offered. $795-$1595.
11176 Peaceful Valley Road,
New Castle, VA 24127,
Web Site: http://www.wilderness-adventure.com
YMCA CAMP SILVER BEACH
YMCA Camp Silver Beach is a coed residential camp for 8 to 16 year olds, located on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, directly on the Chesapeake Bay with 1200 feet of pristine shoreline. We have over 150 acres of activities including an Alpine II Challenge Course, swimming pools, sailing, kayaking, a giant water slide, air-conditioned cottages, bay-front dining, tennis courts and skate park. Our well trained summer staff comes from all over the world to add a terrific international flavor. We offer 9 one-week sessions, as well as a three-week Teen Adventure Camp and a Leadership Development Program. Call toll free: 877-231-2012.
PO Box 69,
6272 YMCA Lane, Jamesville, VA 23398,
Web Site: http://www.campsilverbeach.org