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 Day Camp - Arts
 
CHARLOTTESVILLEFAMILY FUN FAIR & CAMP EXPO - THANK YOU!
THANKS TO ALL WHO VISITED THE EXPO! Over 3,000 people came out on Sunday, February 11 and had a lovely time at the annual CharlottesvilleFamily Fun Fair & Camp Expo getting information about summer camps and family-friendly businesses and more! A special thank you to our wonderful sponsors: ACAC, the YMCA, McLean Faulconer Inc., The Little Gym, Ben & Jerry's, Triple C Camp, Jason's Deli, NBC 29 and Z95.1. If you missed the fair or want more camp information, continue shopping for camps on our Online Camp Fair!
Web Site: http://ivypublications.com

 
DMR ADVENTURES
DMR Adventures specializes in classes and productions in the performing arts. DMR Summer Camps include the popular Broadway Adventure Camp (Shrek, Jr.), Gleeked Out, Broadway Bound with Brad Bass and Broadway at the Paramount. New this year are technical theater camps, a dance intensive, and some new offerings for younger students.
221 Carlton Road, Suite 3, Email: DMRAdventures@gmail.com.
Web Site: http://dmradventures.com
(434) 203-6314.

 
SPECTRUM SUMMER PROGRAMS AT TANDEM FRIENDS SCHOOL
Spectrum runs from June 11-July 20 (2 week sessions) and offers an exciting array of creative classes for grades 1-8 including, African drumming, crafts, theater, fencing, cooking, dance, visual arts, box city, adventure camp and 1 week fishing camps. All classes are designed to pique new interest. Tandem's campus provides a friendly, relaxed environment for creative self-expression. Registration will be available online at tandemfs.org in early February.
Email: fsmith@tandemfs.org.
Web Site: http://www.tandemfs.org

 
SUMMER ART CAMP WITH LEE ALTER
I focus on positive reinforcement in the creative process. We work with sand trays making 3 dimensional pieces in the sand. Positive interaction with other children is important and hand stimulation in relationship to the thinking process is helpful. We use watercolor, graphite, and some mixed media including collage. We have a different project each day for the 5 day camp. The children paint a group mural on canvas. All the art work goes home on poster board ready to be framed. ages 3 - 12 yrs. mon-fri 10-12:30 and one day til 1:30. June 11 - 15, 18 - 22, 25 - 29 / July 2 - 6, 9 - 13 , 16 - 20, 23 - 27 / July 30 - aug 3 and aug 6 - 11 3-12 yrs of age mon - fre 10 - 12:30. one day we go to 1pm and have lunch together. june 15 19, 22 - 26, 29 - july 3 july 6 - 10, 13 - 17, 20 - 24 and aug 3 - 7
Mcguffey Art Center, Email: leealter@mac.com.
760-9658.

 
SUMMER THEATER CAMP AT LIVE ARTS
SPEND YOUR SUMMER IN THE SPOTLIGHT! In these intensive camps, young performers, ages 4-18, work with a team of experienced theater artists to learn the techniques of performance and put on a summer season of plays and musicals. Campers hone their skills in singing, dancing, acting, improvisation, playwriting, and more! This year's camps include "The Wizard of Oz," "Jungle Book Kids," "The Tempest," "Much Ado About Nothing," Comedy Camp, Mini-Camps for Wee Ones and more. 1, 2, and 3-week day-camps run June 11th - August 18th.
123 E. Water St., Charlottesville, VA 22902, Web Site: http://summeratlivearts.org
434-977-4177.

 
SUMMER THEATER RESIDENCY AT THE PARAMOUNT THEATER
The Paramount Theater is excited to bring Creative Dramatics this summer for TWO week-long residencies! Compass Creative Dramatics (CCD) is a Chicago based touring company that partners with community organizations to offer creative, engaging theater programming designed to provide arts enrichment and cultivate personal growth and character CCD’s one week residency provides an opportunity for students in grades 1-12 to work alongside two professional artists in mounting a full musical production on The Paramount’s stage! The residency begins with an audition, followed by a week of rehearsals and theater workshops, and culminates with an original 60-minute musical adaptation of a classic children’s story. CCD provides all the elements of the production – professionally designed and produced music, costumes, props, sets, and make-up – all to make this an unforgettable experience for everyone! Ages: Rising 1st grade – 18 years | Time: 9:00AM – 3:00PM | REGISTRATION REQUIRED | Cost: $185 The Wizard of Oz Residency Week: Monday, June 12 – Saturday, June 17 Performances: Saturday, June 17 at 11:00AM & 2:00PM The Jumping Jacks and the Beanstalk Residency Week: Monday, June 26 – Saturday, July 1 Performances: Saturday, July 1 at 11:00AM & 2:00PM
Email: cathyvonstorch@theparamount.net.
Web Site: http://www.theparamount.net/education/summertheaterresidency/
434-979-1333.

 
WILSON SCHOOL OF DANCE SUMMER CAMPS
Wilson School of Dance offers fun camps for ages 3-17 in Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop, Lyrical and Broadway Jazz. Dancers have fun with crafts, dance stories, snack time and lots of teacher attention. Students will gain poise and confidence complete with a mini performance for families the last day! We have a brand new Parent/Child camp for ages 2-3, Mon-Thurs., June 18-21, from 9:10-10:10 am; Bond with your child using easy movement together! Ages 3-6 love our PRINCESS! FROZEN! & FAIRYLAND BALLET or for ages 6-11 enjoy arts and crafts, stories, videos, snacks, dance with friends and "Try it all" with HIP HOP/JAZZ/TAP/BROADWAY/BALLET! Want a super fun, 3 day camp for boys & girls? Ages 11-teens, try the cool new - HIP HOP/JAZZ from August 7-9, 2:00-3:15pm and go back to school with fresh new dances to show friends! For higher level dancer our INTENSIVE WORKSHOP- BALLET/JAZZ helps gain technique while having fun with special guests learning about hair & makeup, acting, music, and try out doing your own choreography! Visit www.Wilson School of Dance.com to register online. For questions call us: 434-973-5678
3114 Proffit Road, Charlottesville, VA 22911, Email: juanita@wilsonschoolofdance.com.
Web Site: http://www.wilsonschoolofdance.com
434-973-5678.

 
WOODWORKING WITH CHILDREN SUMMER CAMPS
An introduction to the joy of building, for girls and boys ages 5-14. A workshop experience using hand tools. Children choose their project, then we build it. Weekly camps held Monday through Friday, 9:30am-12:30pm or 12:30-3:30pm in June, July & August, (except 7/2, 7/16 & 8/6 weeks). Returning woodworkers may stay all day. We also offer Saturday workshops, after school, spring break, scouts and birthday parties. Instructor Judy Cahill is an experienced carpenter with a BA in Education. Please join us.
1104 Forest Street, Charlottesville, Email: JCahill5@aol.com.
Web Site: http://www.kidsoutandabout.com/woodworking.html
434-979-1220.

 
 Day Camp - Outdoors
 
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 has been getting kids nature connected since 2002. 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, Email: connect@livingearthva.com.
Web Site: http://www.livingearthva.com
540-456-7339.

 
MOUNTAINTOP MONTESSORI SUMMER CAMPS
Serving ages 3-rising 6th graders. Sprout (age 3-risking k): Discover new tastes and fragrances while picking and preparing fresh veggies, listen carefully for the sounds of the birds and insects, discover the joy of dirty hands and explore topics in zoology, botany, art, and geography. SEED (rising 1-6): Campers spend their days gardening, cooking fresh food, and getting up close and personal with local soil, streams, fields, and forests. Learn about chicken care, how to investigate signs left by garden critters, and the different properties of plants! Attend weekly field trips to watering holes, farms, and natural spaces. SMASH Camp (rising 1-6): Campers choose their flow between music, fiber arts, and culinary arts for a personalized daily adventure. Mountaintop also offers a variety of art camps for rising 1-6.
440 Pinnacle Place, Charlottesville, VA 22911, Email: ssnedeker@mountaintopmontessori.org.
Web Site: http://mountaintopmontessori.org
434-979-8886.

 
TRIPLE C CAMP
Charlottesville's #1 Day Camp. Experiences for rising K-11th graders, on private, safe, acres of recreation. Horseback Riding, swimming everyday (daily lessons for K-3rd), Hi & Low Ropes Course, sports, nature, arts & crafts, and so much more. Experiential, educational and FUN. Mature, well-trained, caring staff. Lunch and two snacks INCLUDED. Round trip transportation available. Our camping professionals are excited to meet your family and share time on a personal tour. Contact us for a visit or to learn more about how to provide the ultimate summer experience for your camper(s)!
920 Camp Road, Charlottesville, VA 22902, Web Site: http://www.tripleccamp.com
434-293-2529.

 
VIRGINIA OUTSIDE
Virginia Outside offers fishing and outdoor adventure day camps in the Charlottesville area starting at age 6. We also offer overnight camps throughout the state and beyond for those wishing to extend their adventure to new waters.
Email: tsclarkson@virginiaoutside.com.
Web Site: http://virginiaoutside.com
804-272-6362.

 
 Day Camp - Special Interest
 
CAMP FRANÇAIS
This half-day French camp, sponsored by the Alliance Française of Charlottesville, will run June 11-15 from 1-5pm at the Village School. The camp is geared toward early learners of French who are rising 5th-8th graders. No previous exposure to the language is required. Camp activities will be taught in an immersion style (i.e. avoiding English, lots of repetition and gesturing), though instructors will adapt accordingly to each child's level of comfort and familiarity. Different themes each day include cooking, music, art, and games, with which to explore French language and culture.
The Village School, 215 E High St, Charlottesville, VA 22902, Email: director@afcville.org.
Web Site: http://frenchcville.org/summer-camp

 
CAMP HOLIDAY TRAILS
Children with medical needs age 7-17 can enjoy and benefit from one or two week camp sessions over the summer and mission-based year-round programs. Apply at: www.campholidaytrails.org.
400 Holiday Trails Lane, Charlottesville, Va 22903, 434-977-3781.

 
CASPCA CRITTER CAMP
The CASPCA Critter Camp is for rising 3rd-6th grade animal lovers. These one-week camps are from 9am-3pm Monday through Friday at the CASPCA. Each session consists of 20 campers and 2 camp counselors. Camps include animal-related educational activities, animal interactions, visits from special guests, fun animal-themed crafts and more.
3355 Berkmar Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22901, Web Site: http://www.caspca.org
434-973-5959.

 
CHARLOTTESVILLE PARKS AND RECREATION SUMMER CAMP PROGRAMS
Traditional and Adaptive Recreation Camps offer a comprehensive program that focuses on extended learning and recreational activities, programs and field trips. Activities include: swimming, sports, indoor/outdoor games and play, crafts, enrichment activities and more. We also offer specialty camps including: Field Trip Frenzy, Sewing Camp, Photography Camp and more.
Web Site: http://www.charlottesville.org/parksandrec
434-970-3260.

 
EDUCATION TRANSFORMATION CENTRE
The Education Transformation Centre (ETC) is an alternate education course, designed to prevent encounters with the judicial system and foster productive members of the community by teaching the knowledge, techniques and strategies for proper decision making and coping skills. The Education Transformation Centre operates on a 6 week program cycle. Following each cycle, instructors are allowed two weeks to provide program evaluations and to prepare for the next 6 week cycle.
Web Site: http://etccville.org
434-000-0000.

 
KIDSCOLLEGE SUMMER STEM & ARTS ACADEMIES AT PVCC, FLUVANNA & CATEC
Explore over 115 hands-on, fun STEM & Arts Academies located at PVCC campus 6/11-8/10 (rising 3rd-9th graders), Fluvanna 6/4-15 (rising 1st-9th grade) and CATEC 6/18-29 (rising 7th-10th graders). STEM: Robotics, Coding, Virtual Reality, Minecraft, Drones, 3D Printing, Engineering, App.iO & more! Arts: Sculpture, Movie-making, 3D Art, Drama, Photography & more! Weekly, half and full day programs. Scholarships available. Online registration open late January.
Piedmont Virginia Community College, 501 College Drive, Charlottesville, Email: kidscollege@pvcc.edu.
Web Site: http://www.pvcc.edu/kidscollege
434-961-5354.

 
STEAM DISCOVERY ACADEMY
STEAM Discovery Academy offers students the opportunity to explore all aspects of STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. Students are challenged to think on their feet, evaluate challenges, and experiment their way to solutions in a fun, safe environment that combines entertainment and education.
Email: info@STEAMDiscoveryAcademy.com.
Web Site: http://www.STEAMDiscoveryAcademy.com
434-987-3918.

 
SWIFT CHINESE IMMERSION CAMP AT THE HAN STUDIO
Swift Chinese Immersion Camp is a theme-based, conversation-oriented program for rising G2-4 children. You will learn to comprehend the basic structure of Chinese sentences, so that you can start building your own sentences and greet your friends in short Chinese phrases with joy and confidence! We will occasionally add games, folk songs and Chinese characters recognition or writing. We will also include cultural highlights, such as hands-on Chinese calligraphy writing, dumplings wrapping, classical Chinese music and dance appreciation. No experience in Chinese language or culture is required.
418 East Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902., Email: info@thehanstudio.com.
Web Site: http://www.thehanstudio.com
434-202-5889.

 
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://vadm.org/summer-camps
434-977-1025.

 
 Day Camp - Sports
 
ACAC SUMMER CAMP
The acac team enjoys working to make sure that all campers have fun and stay safe throughout the summer. With tons of indoor and outdoor activities to choose from, camp acac has something for everyone, including Preschool Camp, Day Camp, Middle School Camp and Specialty & Sports Camps. Camp is open to both members and non-members.
200 Four Seasons Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22901, Web Site: http://acac.com/charlottesville/youth/summer-camp/

 
KIDS' CLUB SUMMER CAMP AT THE BOAR'S HEAD
The Boar's Head Sports Club Kids' Club Summer Camp is a state-licensed program designed for children ages 5-10 and offers a fun and positive environment, enrichment activities, and satisfied kids at the end of the day! With different themes each week, campers have plenty to enjoy including playing a variety of sports, conducting experiments, crafting art projects, learning about nature and enjoying time in the pool. Activities are structured and age appropriate to assure we meet each and every camper's needs. All activities take place on our 573 acre resort or inside of our expansive Sports Club that houses a gym, tennis & squash courts, a climbing wall, swimming pools and more! For more details, contact Marcus Dixon, our Recreation Manager, at Mdixon@BoarsHeadResort.com or call (434) 972-2235.
200 Ednam Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22903, Web Site: http://www.boarsheadresort.com/sports-club/summer-camps
434-972-2235.

 
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, we'll 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! Don't forget to check out our Skill Thrill Camps, for those friends ready to take their gymnastics skills to the next level. By the end of Summer, they'll stick the landing when they handspring back to school. Part and full day options.
2075 Bond Street, Shops at Stonefield, Charlottesville, VA 22901, Web Site: http://www.thelittlegym.com/charlottesvilleva
975-5437.

 
SOCA SUMMER FUN
SOCA is proud to provide the finest soccer camp experience and the most comprehensive summer programs in central Virginia. A complete listing of available offerings can be found on the SOCA website. SOCA's experienced, professional, hard-working staff is ready to help develop each player while building an increased passion for soccer through enjoyable, active, skill-centered activities. Camps are available for all ages and ability levels. Players will enjoy an excellent camp environment on top quality fields. Visit www.SOCAspot.org for more info. Contact Bill.Mueller@SOCAspot.org with questions. SOCA office: 434-975-5025.
Email: Bill.Mueller@SOCAspot.org.
Web Site: http://www.SOCAspot.org
434-975-5025.

 
THE FIRST TEE OF THE VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE
The First Tee of the Virginia Blue Ridge provides fun, affordable, and empowering opportunities for children ages 5-18 to learn important life skills and core values such as sportsmanship, integrity, and perseverance through the game of golf. We offer spring, summer, and fall sessions at Birdwood Golf Course and The Highlands Golf Park. Equipment is provided and scholarships are available. For more information, visit our website: www.thefirstteevirginiablueridge.org.
2421 Ivy Road, Suite 120, Charlottesville, VA 22903, Email: nicolecattley@thefirstteevbr.org.
Web Site: http://www.thefirstteevirginiablueridge.org
434-987-0165.

 
TIGER USA WORLD CLASS TAEKWONDO
Tiger USA World Class Taekwondo provides benefits with results that last a lifetime. See incredible changes in your child's confidence, focus, discipline, and respect, while learning the fundamentals of Tae Kwon Do. We offer a wide variety of Martial Arts Classes for children age 4 and up and provide summer camp and after-school programs. Give us call today for more detailed information.
Web Site: http://www.tigerusatkd.com
434-202-7502.

 
WOODBERRY FOREST SUMMER CAMPS
Since 1967, Woodberry Forest's summer camps have been getting boys outside to play their favorite sports or try new ones. Visit woodberry.org/camps or call 540-672-6044 to register today! The Father-Son Weekend will be June 8-10 (ages 5-10), Football Camp will run July 11-14 (ages 12-16), Basketball Camp will run July 15-18 (ages 9-16) and Lacrosse Camp will run July 19-22 (ages 12-16).
Web Site: http://woodberry.org/camps
540-672-6044.

 
 Day Camp - Traditional
 
ACAC SUMMER CAMP
The acac team enjoys working to make sure that all campers have fun and stay safe throughout the summer. With tons of indoor and outdoor activities to choose from, camp acac has something for everyone, including Preschool Camp, Day Camp, Middle School Camp and Specialty & Sports Camps. Camp is open to both members and non-members.
200 Four Seasons Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22901, Web Site: http://acac.com/charlottesville/youth/summer-camp/

 
BOUNCE PLAY-N-CREATE CAMPS
Each camper experiences a week long exploration and exciting subject-paired fun on our many inflatables, in our paint booth and more! Children will have plenty of time to BOUNCE Play-n-Create and stay busy with lots of stimulating activities. Camps are designed for children ages 4-10 years old. Morning and afternoon half-day sessions and full day sessions available.
127 Seminole Court, Email: steve@bounceplayncreate.com.
434-973-1111.

 
BOYS & 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/
977-2001.

 
CHARLOTTESVILLE PARKS AND RECREATION SUMMER CAMP PROGRAMS
Traditional and Adaptive Recreation Camps offer a comprehensive program that focuses on extended learning and recreational activities, programs and field trips. Activities include: swimming, sports, indoor/outdoor games and play, crafts, enrichment activities and more. We also offer specialty camps including: Field Trip Frenzy, Sewing Camp, Photography Camp and more.
Web Site: http://www.charlottesville.org/parksandrec
434-970-3260.

 
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 434-973-4946 X102 or email enrollment@cwaldorf.org
120 Waldorf School Road, Email: enrollment@cwaldorf.org.
Web Site: http://www.cwaldorf.org
434-973-4946 x102.

 
COVENANT SCHOOL SUMMER DAY CAMP
Camp is held weekdays between 8am-5pm for 8 weeks, beginning in June. 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
220-7309.

 
SUMMER DAY CAMPS AT FREE UNION SCHOOL
This summer, kids can enjoy a plethora of fun camps. Enter Harry's magical world of sorting hats, potions and Quidditch at Harry Potter Camp from June 18-22 (ages 6-10). Paint, draw, sculpt, and get messy with abundant materials at Young Artists Camp from June 18-22 (ages 4-6). Stalk mythical beasts while sculpting, painting, and throwing (clay, that is) at Mythical Beasts Art Camp from June 25-29 (rising 2nd-6th). Explore the mysteries of the Blue Ridge—rockhounding, artifact study and fossils at Ancient Hills Naturalists Camp from July 9-13 (rising 2nd-6th). Or, enjoy digging art with natural fibers, woodworking and soapstone carving with Earthworks Art Camp from July 23-27 (rising 2nd-6th).
Web Site: http://freeunioncountryschool.org/community/summer-camps-near-charlottesville
978-1700.

 
YMCA CAMPS
Brooks Family YMCA, Crozet YMCA & Jefferson School locations. At the Y, we know that every summer can be the best summer ever! Our summer and school's out holiday camps offer an affordable, safe, exciting and memory-making day camp experience. Children have the opportunity to build self-confidence, independence and creativity, while parents are assured that their children are in a fun, friendly, caring and safe environment. Full-day options available.
Web Site: http://www.piedmontymca.org
434-974-9622.

 
 Residential - Out-of-state
 
BURGUNDY CENTER FOR WILDLIFE STUDIES SUMMER CAMP
Nature camp for teens and children! Hike, swim, garden, and hunt for butterflies, warblers, foxes and salamanders in a secluded WV mountain sanctuary, 2.5 hours from Charlottesville. Relaxed, pint-sized, high quality program with strong community, small groups, and independent projects. Music, arts, games, laughter, and time for quiet reflection. Dynamic, knowledgeable staff promote challenge, growth, and a lasting sense of wonder. Campers return year after year. Weekend for adults tucked into the end of July.
3700 Burgundy Road, Alexandria, VA 22303, Email: bcws2@earthlink.net.
Web Site: http://www.burgundycenter.org
703-842-0470.

 
CAMP ALLEGHANY FOR GIRLS
Inspiring growth through honor, loyalty and friendship. Overnight sessions are one week, three weeks and Family Camp. Join us for our 97th summer!
Lewisburg, WV, Web Site: http://www.campalleghanyforgirls.com
304-645-1316.

 
CAMP HIDDEN MEADOWS
Spectacular location and quality program. Co-ed, overnight, ages 6-16. 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.
17739 Potomac Highland Trail, Bartow, WV 24920, Web Site: http://www.camphiddenmeadows.com
800-600-4752.

 
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 Camp 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 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 50 seasons of safe and successful camping.
P.O. Box 127, Hawley, PA 18428, Web Site: http://www.watonka.com
570-226-4779.

 
 Residential - VA
 
ASTROCAMP VIRGINIA SCIENCE & ADVENTURE SUMMER CAMP
The rolling hills of Staunton Meadows and Lake Harvey create a unique summer camp experience for boys and girls ages 8-14! AstroCamp Virginia is a science and adventure summer camp located in Clover, Virginia. Campers come each summer to make memories, have fun, and get hands on science and astronomy training while participating in a variety of activities from the scientific to the fun! AstroCamp is a STEM program that pushes campers to deepen their science understanding by participating in space explorations, playing in our state-of-the-art labs, build and launch rockets, and have time nearly every night to use our large array of telescopes to explore the night skies. Campers come to AstroCamp Virginia from all over the country and even internationally to live for a week in a our serene and beautiful camp setting.
8144 Mt. Laurel Rd, Clover, Va 24534, Email: registrar@gdi.org.
Web Site: http://astrocampsummerva.org/
(888) 836-1212.

 
CAMP FRIENDSHIP - PALMYRA, VA
Camp Friendship is a traditional co-ed summer camp for children ages 7-16. With over 35 activities to choose from, campers are empowered to create their own unique adventure in a safe and supportive environment. Family owned and run since 1966, Camp Friendship welcomes campers and staff from all over the world and sets the benchmark for an exceptional overnight camp experience. Accredited by the American Camping Association. For more information, call to arrange a tour or visit us online!
Email: info@campfriendship.com.
Web Site: http://www.campfriendship.com
800-873-3223.

 
CAMP HORIZONS
Established in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia in 1983, Camp Horizons is a diverse community of campers and staff from across the United States and around the world. Our co-ed programs are designed for campers ages 6-16 and range from the arts to science, outdoor education to equestrian, high ropes to swimming, and so much more. We also feature four specialty camps: Equestrian, Outdoor Adventure, Camp SCA, and Camp Up with People! We are dedicated to making sure that campers experience their best summer ever at Camp Horizons and come to see their new camp friends as their new camp family.
3586 Horizons Way, Harrisonburg, VA 22802, Email: camp@horizonsva.com .
Web Site: http://www.camphorizonsva.com
540-896-7600.

 
CAMP MOTORSPORT
For the camper who loves to hear those famous words "Start your engines!", Camp Motorsport offers exciting and dynamic motorsport focused summer camp programs. Featuring 3.5 miles of flat track, custom made paved go kart track and 20 miles of off-road trails, aspiring racers, novice through expert alike, learn the finer points of driving technique from qualified instructors on our racing go karts and off-road buggies. In addition to gaining valuable seat time, campers get hands-on experience with the STEM (Science, Technology, Engeneering, Math) aspects of automotive design. When not driving, Camp Motorsport still has all the fun summer camp activities campers expect including a private lake with inflatables, swimming and boats and gaga ball just to name a few. Sign up today for any one of the six, one-week sessions, and put some speed into your summer!
8144 Mount Laurel Road, Clover, Va 24534, Email: info@guideddiscoveries.org.
Web Site: http://www.campmotorsport.org/
888-836-1212.

 
CAMP STRAWDERMAN
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.
Edinburg, Virginia, Email: margaretgouldman@olg.com.
Web Site: http://www.campstrawderman.com/
301-868-1905.
Fax: 540-984-4738.

 
CAMP YOGAVILLE
Camp Yogaville is Integral Yoga® for kids and a week-long summer camp, in the heart of Virginia, for children ages eight to twelve. It's a great opportunity for your kids to share and relate to one another in a yogic way. Campers will enjoy 700+ acres for activities like swimming, hiking, and crafting, learn about yogic ideals, like compassion and non-violence, eat delicious, nourishing and healthy vegetarian meals, practice Hatha Yoga every morning, learn about Pantajali's Yoga Sutras, sleep in rustic cabins, learn a few Sanskrit chants and gain strength, confidence and peace.
Email: camp@yogaville.org.
Web Site: http://www.yogaville.org/camp-yogaville
969-3121 Ex.127.

 
FERRUM COLLEGE SUMMER ENRICHMENT CAMP
Academically motivated students, (ages 9-13), experience campus life at this co-ed residential camp while participating in a variety of fun-filled activities and challenging projects. Enrichment classes include: Cooking 101, Drawing, Hogwarts Academy I (OWL) and II (NEWT), Living 1800 Style, Summer Theater, The Ferrum Challenge, CSI, Hippology, Mythology, Writing, Creative Crafting and French. Traditional summer camp fun includes swimming, skit night, dance, theme days, and more.
PO Box 1000, Ferrum College, Ferrum, VA 24088, Web Site: http://www.ferrum.edu/fcsec
888-508-7822.

 
ID TECH CAMPS & ID TECH ACADEMIES
Take interests further and gain a competitive edge for school, college, and future careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). Ages 7-17 create apps, video games, C++/Java programs, movies, and more at weeklong, day and overnight summer programs. Held at the University of Virginia, Georgetown, American, the College of William & Mary, Towson, Stanford, Princeton, and others. Also 2-week, pre-college programs for ages 13-18 held at select universities: iD Programming Academy (held at American), iD Game Design & Development Academy, and iD Film Academy.
Held at the University of Virginia, Georgetown, American, Stanford, Princeton, and over 80 universit, Email: info@iDTech.com.
Web Site: http://www.iDTech.com
1-888-709-TECH (8324.

 
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 has been getting kids nature connected since 2002. 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, Email: connect@livingearthva.com.
Web Site: http://www.livingearthva.com
540-456-7339.

 
VIRGINIA OUTSIDE
Virginia Outside offers fishing and outdoor adventure day camps in the Charlottesville area starting at age 6. We also offer overnight camps throughout the state and beyond for those wishing to extend their adventure to new waters.
Email: tsclarkson@virginiaoutside.com.
Web Site: http://virginiaoutside.com
804-272-6362.

 
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.
11176 Peaceful Valley Road, New Castle, VA 24127, Email: Info@wilderness-adventure.com.
Web Site: http://www.wilderness-adventure.com
540-864-6792.

 

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