2016 Richmond Summer Day Camps

The end of the school year is coming up, and your kids are probably anxious to start playing in the sun. Luckily, the Richmond area offers tons of enriching camps for kids of all ages that are fun (and educational). Camps are a great way to keep kids occupied during the day and pick up some new skills along the way. We compiled a list of art camps, outdoor camps, and sports camps, so there’s something for everyone! Read richmondsummercamps.org for the complete list.


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Art Camps

The Summer Experience at the Steward School

The Steward School’s summer program offers over 60 different camps for children aged 4-18. Kids can take art camps that teach unique crafts like glassblowing, theatre, and jewelry design. Learn more: http://www.stewardschool.org/summer

Visual Arts Center of Richmond ArtVenture Summer Camp

At this camp, kids can make real art with some of Richmond’s prominent professional artists. ArtVenture is open to all kids aged 6-14, where they can take classes like Pet Portraits and Digital Dreamscapes. For more information: https://visarts.org/artventure-summer-camp/

Melody Magic Music Summer Camp

Melody Magic Music offers musical theatre summer camps for kids aged 4-8. If your kid loves Disney movies, sign them up for Disney Musicals Camp or Princess Camp where they can play their favorite Disney princesses. http://www.melodymagicmusic.com/#!musical-theater/f7bbk


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Nature/Outdoor Camps

The Richmond Walks Summer Enrichment Nature Camp

This camp, for the “James River Explorer” is for rising 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders. Kids get to walk along the river and explore Richmond history through visiting spots like Brown’s Isle and Capitol Square. https://sites.google.com/site/therichmondwalks/the-richmond-walks-and-history-programs

Summer Camps on the River

Christchurch School offers a co-ed boarding and day camp for kids aged 8-17. Campers can explore all different kinds of outdoor activities, like swimming, sailing, and marine exploration! Learn more: http://www.christchurchschool.org/Summer-Programs

Passages Adventure Camp

Hosted by Peak Experiences, Passages is a camp for kids who love to challenge themselves and develop outdoor skills in a fun environment. Your kids will learn leadership skills and teamwork while building their self-esteem. Learn more: http://peakexperiences.com/passages/

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Sports Camps

Richmond Kickers Pro Soccer Camps

The Richmond Kickers offer soccer camps for all ages and skill levels. Your kids can learn from the pros! Different camps include Footskills, First Steps, Finishing & Goalkeeping, and more. Learn more: http://www.richmondkickers.com/aleague/camps/index_E.html

Lee’s Dynamic Taekwondo Summer Camp

This premium Taekwondo school in the area offers fun, educational activities for kids while building self-discipline and confidence. Lee’s summer camp takes campers on different field trips each day, and full daycare is also available, from 7am-6:30pm. Sign up today: http://www.leesdynamic.com/#!summer-camp/v4nhs

Flying Squirrels Baseball Summer Camp

At the Flying Squirrels Baseball Camp, campers will receive instruction from Flying Squirrels players and coaches, as well as a daily lunch and autograph session with the team! Tons of other perks include a t-shirt and 4 tickets to a Flying Squirrels game on the last day. Register here: http://www.milb.com/documents/2013/02/04/41381792/1/2013_registration_form.pdf

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