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2022 Summer Camp Guide

🦋🌻Camps for all ages and interests!

February 14, 2022

The greater Richmond area has great variety of summer camps to offer children! We are just getting started on highlighting camps open for registration. 

Click the name of any camp to be taken directly to their listing, complete with contact information, schedule, pricing, customer reviews, and earlybird registration rates!


CREATIVE & VISUAL ARTS:

Art Factory Summer Camp - Spend your summer at the Art Factory!  We are excited to offer week long sessions throughout summer break that are perfect for kids 6-14 years old. Check out the different themes being offered each week and choose your favorite!  Campers can expect to create all different types of arts and crafts throughout the week including tie-dye t-shirts, paper mache, clay, collage, canvas, slime, textile art, and so much more!  Learn a variety of art techniques and have fun while exploring your creative side.  On Friday, we will host a gallery show for parents, grandparents, friends, etc. to see everything we have created that week! 

The Center for Creative Arts Summer Camps - The Center for Creative Arts offers some of the most popular camps in the Richmond area.  Located in Richmond's far West End, children and teens can choose from Art Camps, Robotics Camps, Chess Camps, and Musical Theater Camps.  Students are taught in a safe and nurturing environment where small classes ensure individual attention from professional artists and musicians.


CULINARY & COOKING:

Young Chefs Academy of Richmond Culinary Camp - Culinary Camp At Young Chefs® Academy Is So Much More Than Cooking!

Young Chefs Academy seasonal cooking experiences deliver an immersive culinary adventure for the young chefs within our community, empowering budding chefs to grow in their knowledge of the culinary arts and self-confidence.  Each day is filled with fun, hands-on adventures as we build upon new culinary skills and techniques.  Our experienced staff is ready to deliver a well-rounded experience filled with culinary knowledge and fun!  Seasonal camp adventures available year round...when school's out, we're open!


GENERAL & MULTI-THEMED:

Brainy Bytes - Summer and Seasonal Mini-Camps for ages 5 and up

  • Small camp sizes, engaging courses, and highly trained instructors, ensure that your camper will leave with newfound knowledge and a passion to create that will last well beyond their time with us. 
  • Enjoy flexible camps  providing daily or weekly adventures in coding, robotics, graphic design, movie making, Minecraft and more. 
  • New camps every season to keep your learners coming back for more.

Launch Summer Camp - Launch summer camp in partnership with Brainy Bytes brings you a fun and creative summer! Enjoy hours of themed activities, graphic design, game creation and so much more. Register today for the summer of a lifetime.

Steward 2022 Summer Experience - Summer is the perfect time for curious and energetic students to try new things. In 2022, we’re offering more than 80 full-day, half-day, and single-session summer camps (plus early drop-off and extended-day care) for children in grades JK-12.

Tuckaway Schools - Camp Blue Horizon at Tuckaway Schools

When school's out, Tuckaway children have plenty of summer fun: swimming, playing outdoors, and learning new things every day. Children are given the opportunity to explore arts and crafts, discovery projects, and individual hobbies, plus take part in exciting enrichment programs and field-trip explorations.

Children also enjoy our acres of playground, as well as swimming in our private Tuckaway pools. Tuckaway offers swimming lessons at no extra charge and always provides watchful teachers and certified lifeguards to keep your child safe.

With our developmentally appropriate approach to summer fun, Tuckaway makes sure that your child's mind stays in motion all summer long!


PERFORMING ARTS:

Camp ComedySportz Richmond - Camp ComedySportz offers day camps for Elementary (rising 1st-4th), Middle (5th-8th), and High (9th-12th) School students. We offer a fun, engaging, and interactive performing arts camp where students get to learn (or build on their) improv skills and make each other laugh. The week culminates with a ComedySportz showcase for family, caregivers, and friends. Each camper also gets a cool free t-shirt.

Greater Richmond School of Music - The award winning Greater Richmond School of Music (GRSM) is a comprehensive music school that offers group and private instruction in many areas of study including woodwinds, brass, strings, voice, piano, guitar and percussion. ALL members of the highly qualified GRSM Faculty have MUSIC DEGREES. In addition to Summer Camps, we also offer a semi-flexible schedule for Summer Private Lesson!

HATTheatre Camp - The arts are for EVERYONE! Whether a budding actor or a creative thinker, our theatre summer camp workshops are a great way to help develop confidence while having a blast. With four, fun, exciting, one week camps, and a one day workshop, we have something for everyone to enjoy. Come play in a professional theatre with no auditions needed. For the shy or outgoing, all will have their moment in the spotlight!

SPARC - SPARC camps are a great way to explore the performing arts and build skills and community that set the stage for life! We offer full and half-day camps for students age 4 -rising 12th graders.

Virginia Repertory Theatre Summer Camps - Virginia Rep's fun-filled camps are full of creative exploration and imaginative play. Our unique theatre camps provide exciting performance opportunities for students K - 12. These camps are designed with the novice and seasoned performer in mind.  With instruction by some of Virginia's finest theatre artists and educators, your dramatic student will have a theatrical experience like no other!


SPECIAL NEEDS:

Richmond Autism Integration Network (RAIN) Summer Camp - Our Theme is Keep Calm and Be Kind! Want to work on social and community skills in a fun environment? We currently are accepting enrollment for Summer 2022!


SPORTS AND FITNESS:

Nitya Living Summer Yoga Camp - A magical place for your child to explore themselves, the natural world, and learn the yoga lifestyle.

SwimRVA Camp - SwimRVA offers well-rounded, unique camps that will give your child countless memories, a great workout, and a healthy dose of self-confidence. From log rolling to water polo to strokes-and-turns, our camps offer a wide variety of ways for your child to have a safe, energetic and fun experience they’ll remember. Our camps are led by the Richmond region’s top aquatics professionals.

TSI Baseball and Softball Summer Camps - Baseball and Softball summer camps for all ages and skill levels.


STEM/ STEAM:

Brainy Bytes - Summer and Seasonal Mini-Camps for ages 5 and up

  • Small camp sizes, engaging courses, and highly trained instructors, ensure that your camper will leave with newfound knowledge and a passion to create that will last well beyond their time with us. 
  • Enjoy flexible camps  providing daily or weekly adventures in coding, robotics, graphic design, movie making, Minecraft and more. 
  • New camps every season to keep your learners coming back for more.

Camp Invention - Spark your kid's creativity and build their confidence with our new Camp Invention program, Explore! Children in grades K-6 will collaborate with friends in hands-on, open-ended STEM adventures. They'll dive into ocean research with their own aquatic animal, develop inventions for space exploration, build a spinning robotic artist and design a mega marble arcade! Each activity is designed to inspire curiousity, stretch imaginations and give your explorer and epic summer experience.

STEAM Discovery Academy - STEAM is the intersection of education and entertainment - Edutainment. It is the  place that sparks new ideas and creativity. The place where resilience and confidence flourish. It’s the freedom to explore new concepts, test ideas, receive feedback, and try again with educator support. 


WRITING: 

Richmond Young Writers - Richmond Young Writers summer camps help kids find and use their authentic voices, and our energized (if slightly mischievous) staff knows exactly how to draw the best stories out of each participant. We write, listen, laugh, think, polish, and comiserate together. We make each other better.


Be on the lookout for this to be updated with new camps joining us! 

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