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Built on dreams over 50 years ago, Camp Friendship offers an array of programs for ages 7–17 as well as families. Activities include canoeing, kayaking, trail rides, tennis, river tubing, hayrides, biking, hiking, fishing and more. ACA Accredited.
Ivy Life & Style Media
Ivy Life & Style Media is home to some of Virginia’s most engaging and inspiring niche titles, including Wine & Country Life, Wine & Country Weddings, Wine & Country Table, CharlottesvilleFamily and the Charlottesville Fun Fair & Camp Expo.
Natural Bridge Zoo
The Natural Bridge Zoo opened its doors in 1972 and has been growing ever since. The Natural Bridge Zoo has been breeding threatened and endangered species for over 45 years and offers elephant rides, pet feedings, tours and more.
The Paramount Theater
Enjoy movies, live broadcasts, performances and more with the family all year long both in person and from the comfort of your home.
Triple C Camp
Day camp programs for rising K–10th graders. Challenge course, after school programs, facility rentals, environmental education and more.
Virginia Discovery Museum
The Virginia Discovery Museum, an independent non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that began in 1981, is an interactive, educational museum with rotating exhibits, on-site educational programs and special events for children and families.
Virginia Festival of the Book
A program of Virginia Humanities, the Festival brings together writers and readers to promote and celebrate books, reading, literacy and literary culture every March. The Virginia Festival of the Book will be held from March 17–21, 2021.
Camp Hidden Meadows
Coed camp for ages 6–17. Trips into the mountains, rafting the New River Gorge, sailing, rock climbing, organic farming, horseback riding, etc.
Located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Camp Horizons is an ACA accredited, coed sleep-away summer camp for campers ages 6–16 years old.