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 Adventure for Teens
 
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 10, 2019, 10am-3pm.
Web Site: http://CharlottesvilleFamily.com
434-984-4713.

 
 Day Camp - Arts
 
SPECTRUM SUMMER PROGRAMS AT TANDEM FRIENDS SCHOOL
Spectrum runs from June 10-July 19 (2 week sessions) and offers an exciting array of creative classes for grades 1-7 including, African drumming, crafts, theater, fencing, cooking, Irish dance, visual arts, and box city. All classes are designed to pique new interests. Tandem's campus provides a friendly relaxed environment for creative self-expression. Registration will be available online at tandemfs.org in in early February.
Email: fsmith@tandemfs.org.
Web Site: http://www.tandemfs.org

 
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 "Alice in Wonderland," "101 Dalmatians," Comedy Camp, Playmaking, Musical Theater Showcase, Mini-Camps and more! 1, 2, and 3-week day camps run from Monday, June 10th, to Saturday, August 17th.
123 E. Water St., Charlottesville, VA 22902, Web Site: http://summeratlivearts.org
434-977-4177.

 
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 for several yet-to-be-determined 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: livingearthva@gmail.com.
Web Site: http://www.livingearthva.com
540-456-7339.

 
MOUNTAINTOP MONTESSORI SUMMER CAMPS
Serving age 3-rising 6th graders. Mountaintop offers multiple programs that explore ecology, the arts, or Spanish all summer long. Sprout campers (age 3-rising k) discover new tastes and fragrances while picking and preparing produce from the garden, listen carefully for the sounds of birds and insects, and discover the joy of dirty hands while exploring topics in zoology, botany, and art. SEED campers (rising 1-6) learn to cook with seasonal ingredients harvested straight from our garden, collect eggs and care for our chickens, develop strong connections within our ever-changing ecosystem, practice environmental stewardship, and venture to VA rivers, forests, farms, and orchards on weekly field trips. Our art camps (rising 1-6) range in theme and mediums, including pottery and painting. More details here: http://mountaintopmontessori.org. Please reach out to director, Shelby Snedeker with any questions: ssnedeker@mountaintopmontessori.org.
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.

 
 Day Camp - Special Interest
 
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.

 
KIDSCOLLEGE SUMMER STEM & ARTS ACADEMIES AT PVCC, FLUVANNA & CATEC
Explore over 115 hands-on, fun STEM & Arts Academies located at PVCC campus 6/10-8/9 (rising 3rd-9th graders), Fluvanna 6/3-14 (rising 1st-9th grade) and CATEC 6/17-28 (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.

 
VIRGINIA DISCOVERY MUSEUM
Whether your child is new to the summer camp experience or already knows the ropes, the Virginia Discovery Museum's week-long, half-day camps for children 4 to 8 feature small camper-to-counselor ratios and offer kids opportunities to gain confidence, make friends, and learn about new things, from art, cooking, and literature to chemistry, coding, engineering, space, and more.
524 East Main St., Charlottesville, VA 22902, (East End of the Downtown Mall), Email: programs@vadm.org.
Web Site: http://vadm.org/summer-camps
434-977-1025 x104.

 
 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/

 
BOARS HEAD RESORT: KIDS CLUB SUMMER CAMP
The Boars Head Resort Kids Club Summer Camp is a state-licensed program designed for children from ages 5 to 10 years old and offers a fun and positive environment, enrichment activities and satisfied kids! With a different theme 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 make sure we meet each and every campers needs. All activities take place on our 600 acre resort or inside of our state-of-the-art sports club that houses an expansive gym, tennis & squash courts, a climbing wall, outdoor swimming pools and much more. For more details, call our sports club at (434) 972-2237.
200 Ednam Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22903, Web Site: http://www.BoarsHeadResort.com
434-972-2237.

 
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 multiple locations. 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.

 
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 7-9 (ages 5-10), Lacrosse Camp will run July 10-13 (ages 12-16), Basketball Camp will run July 14-17 (ages 9-16) and Football Camp will run July 18-21 (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/

 
BOARS HEAD RESORT: KIDS CLUB SUMMER CAMP
The Boars Head Resort Kids Club Summer Camp is a state-licensed program designed for children from ages 5 to 10 years old and offers a fun and positive environment, enrichment activities and satisfied kids! With a different theme 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 make sure we meet each and every campers needs. All activities take place on our 600 acre resort or inside of our state-of-the-art sports club that houses an expansive gym, tennis & squash courts, a climbing wall, outdoor swimming pools and much more. For more details, call our sports club at (434) 972-2237.
200 Ednam Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22903, Web Site: http://www.BoarsHeadResort.com
434-972-2237.

 
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://bgclubcva.org/
434-971-9400.

 
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.
Web Site: http://www.charlottesville.org/parksandrec
434-970-3260.

 
OAKLAND SCHOOL & CAMP
Oakland's 5-week program blends academics and traditional camp fun. Students can enjoy outdoor activities such as swimming, horseback riding, or archery (just to name a few) while avoiding the summer slide with reading, math, or maybe even phonics. Every student also receives at least one daily one-to-one session that is focused on their needs at the time. With both a boarding and day option, Oakland offers something for everyone. Apply now and join us June 24-July 24, 2019.
Email: admissions@oaklandschool.net.
Web Site: http://www.oaklandschool.net/summer-program
434-293-9059.

 
 Residential - Out-of-state
 
CAMP ALLEGHANY FOR GIRLS
A nearly 100-year-old traditional outdoor girls camp with a personalized touch that nurtures each camper's summer goals in areas of head, heart, and hands. Inclusive mentorship culture and a "no mean girls" ethos. A spirited camp life includes campfires, singing, activities, nature, friendship. Screen-free, outdoor living. Overnight session of one-week for the youngest Mini Campers (rising 2nd-rising 5th grade); Three-week Term Camp for rising 2nd-rising 11th graders; Six-week Leaders-In-Training Program for 16-year-olds. Weekend Mother-Daughter camp, and one-week Family Camp for all ages and for dads, grandpas, & brothers, too! Inspiring growth through honor, loyalty and friendship. Picturesque river valley flanked by mountains and near the bustling and hip Southern charm of historic Lewisburg, West Virginia. Near to The Greenbrier. Join us for our 98th 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.

 
CAMP NAKANAWA FOR GIRLS
Camp Nakanawa is a traditional summer camp offering a program designed to enable each camper to acquire skills in various activities in a positive atmosphere that develops character and a spirit of unselfishness. Camp Nakanawa nurtures a fun-filled environment in which to make lifetime friendships and gain true self-confidence. We offer one two week session in June and one four week session in July.
1084 Camp Nakanawa Rd Crossville, TN 38571, Email: campnak@campnakanawa.com.
Web Site: http://www.campnakanawa.com
931-277-3711.

 
SCIENCE CAMP WATONKA
Science Camp Watonka is a small family owned Boys sleep-away Summer Camp in the Poconos. Accredited by the American Camp Association, Watonka offers a unique hands-on Program with Electronics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computers, Robotics, Earth Science, Video, and more. 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 online 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
888-741-4336 .

 
 Residential - VA
 
CAMP FRIENDSHIP - PALMYRA, VA
Camp Friendship is a traditional sleep-away camp for children ages 7-16. With over 35 activities to choose from, campers are free to explore, discover, and grow in a safe and accepting environment. Family owned since 1966, Camp Friendship welcomes campers and staff from all over the world. Camp Friendship is accredited by the American Camping Association and sets the benchmark for an overnight camp experience. Call to arrange a tour or visit us online!
Email: info@campfriendship.com.
Web Site: http://www.campfriendship.com
434-589-8950.

 
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 two specialty camps: Equestrian 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 YOGAVILLE
Camp Yogaville is Integral Yoga® for kids and a week-long summer camp, in the heart of Virginia, for children ages 7-14. 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.

 
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: livingearthva@gmail.com.
Web Site: http://www.livingearthva.com
540-456-7339.

 

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