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 Day Camp - Arts
 
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! Check the calendar for our February 2015 dates!
Web Site: http://ivypublications.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/CampExpo2014.REGISTRATION.front_.LO-RES.pdf

 
SPECTRUM SUMMER PROGRAMS AT TANDEM FRIENDS SCHOOL
3 exciting two-week sessions beginning June 16 through July 25. Spectrum offers an exciting array of creative classes including drumming, movement, visual arts, crafts, theatre, "Box City", filmmaking and yoga. All classes are designed to provoke thought and pique new interests. Tandem's campus provides a friendly, relaxed environment for creative self-expression. In addition we offer “Get in the Game” Basketball with David Rogers mornings (grades 4-8) Session 1: June 16-30 and session 2 June 30-July 11. Grab Your Space, Storytelling for Kids, with renowned Storyteller, Michael Parent (grades 1-8) Session 1 only: June 16-27. Grade specific workshops, rates and schedules will be posted online around Feb 3rd. Visit the Tandem website at: tandemfs.org select Summer programs. Please call 434-760-3097 or email Fran Smith: fran@dezadesign.com for any questions you might have. $475 per 2-week session
Email: fran@dezadesign.com.
Web Site: http://www.tandemfs.org
760-3097.

 
WILSON SCHOOL OF DANCE SUMMER CAMPS
Wilson School of Dance offers fun camps for ages 3-17 in Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Broadway Jazz! Kids love the excitement of learning dances for a mini-performance for families the last day! Princess Ballet campers, ages 3-6,  have a great time wearing beautiful tiaras, tutus, dancing Disney style jazz, plus stories, snacks, arts & crafts. Or change it up a bit, add wings and wands with Fairyland Ballet - or Prince/Princess Tangled camp. Jazz-Ballet-Tap dance combination camps give students a chance to try different dance styles and see what they like best! Classes use the latest music from Taylor Swift to hot pop tunes, to Broadway musicals. Hip Hop-Broadway Jazz-Tap for pre-teen-teens, camp has cool music, great new moves-very age appropriate! Intensive Ballet/Jazz helps experienced dancers improve technique, learn terms, and gain strength. Last year five of our students were accepted into the prestigious Joffrey Ballet Summer program. Camps are divided by age and level with lots of teacher attention so students gain poise and confidence at all ages, in all styles of dance.
3114 Proffit Road, Charlottesville, VA 22911, Email: juanita@wilsonschoolofdance.com.
Web Site: http://www.wilsonschoolofdance.com
973-5678.

 
 Day Camp - Outdoors
 
BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA
Scouts participate in camping, swimming, boating, fishing, adventure programs, field sports, handicrafts, and lots of camping fun.
801 Hopeman Parkway, P.O. Box 813, Waynesboro, VA 22980, Web Site: http://www.bsa-sjac.org
540-943-6675.

 
GIRL SCOUTS OF AMERICA
Girls ages 5-17 gain confidence, do community projects to help others, and build new friendships. Wide range of activities including art, cooking, field trips and more!
3663 Peters Creek Road NW, Roanoke, VA 24019, Web Site: http://www.gsvsc.org
800-542-5905.

 
MOUNTAINTOP MONTESSORI SUMMER SEED
Serving a variety of ages, Little seed is a feast for all of your young child's senses. In their own specially prepared classroom and around campus, little seed campers will explore topics in zoology, botany, art and geography. Garden work and getting to know the animals will happen at your young explorer's pace and they will learn to listen for birdsong, smell the garden scents and prepare food with friends. Seed (rising grades K - 6) Join us on the Mountaintop for gardening, harvesting and cooking fresh food, hiking, crafts, music, art, outdoor games, local stream exploration, and weekly field trips to nearby natural areas and farms. Explorations and learning are unified by the interrelated themes of food, health, environment and culture. Everything in the garden from the chickens to the plants and right down to the soil responds to the sun. Mountaintop also offers other camps for these age groups: art camp for rising grades K - 8 technology camp for rising grades 4 - 8 film camp for rising grades 4 - 8
440 Pinnacle Place, Charlottesville, VA 22911, Email: info@mountaintopseedproject.org.
Web Site: http://www.mountaintopseedproject.org/contact.html
979-8886.

 
TRIPLE C CAMP
Charlottesville's #1 Day Camp. Serving rising KG-10th Grades. Horseback Riding, Daily Swims in our two pools, (daily lessons for KG-3rd), Low & Hi Ropes Course, Petting Zoo, Loads of Sports, Nature, Hiking Trails, Canoeing, and so much more. Round trip transportation, lunches, snacks, ALL included. Everyone at Triple C will create memories that far outlast the summer while learning how to become a better friend in a safe, fun, traditional camp environment. Contact us for a personal tour and learn about why our families come back year after year!
920 Camp Road, Charlottesville, VA 22902, Web Site: http://www.tripleccamp.com
293-2529.

 
 Day Camp - Special Interest
 
BRICKS 4 KIDZ - LEGO® BRICK BUILDING FUN
Bricks 4 Kidz® is a creative learning enterprise that provides an extraordinary atmosphere for students to build unique creations, play games, and have loads of fun with LEGO® bricks. Our week long half day camps cover a variety of themes suitable for boys and girls aged 5 to 10. The themes include our 'Space Camp', 'Remote Control Camp' and 'Mining and Crafting Camp' (based on the highly popular computer game). Your building enthusiast will use our exclusive LEGO® kits, which are full of gears, axles, pulleys, pins, bushings and tech bricks to construct mostly motorized models. They will also play games and enjoy creative free play with Lego® Bricks.
Email: Charlottesville@bricks4kidz.com.
Web Site: http://www.bricks4kidz.com/charlottesville
409-8703, 989-4318.

 
CAMP HOLIDAY TRAILS
Families of and children with special medical needs and chronic illnesses can enjoy 1 and 2-week residential summer camp sessions and family weekends for parents and caregivers.  Applications online now at: www.campholidaytrails.org
400 Holiday Trails Lane, Charlottesville, VA 22905, Web Site: http://www.campholidaytrails.org
977-3781.

 
COLLEGE4KIDS SUMMER CAREER ACADEMIES AT PIEDMONT VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Explore your interests with new friends! Have fun while you learn! Rising 3rd-9th-graders enjoy hands-on, project-based learning led by PVCC instructors. Do you want to learn how to program computers, produce a TV show or design your own room? Academies include Architecture, Computer Animation, Graphic Design, Engineering, Fashion Design, Lego Stop Animation, Video Game Design, Robotics, TV Field Production and more. Students present final projects to parents at the end of each week. Discover college, careers, and more! June 16-August 15, 8:45 a.m. -4:30 p.m.
Piedmont Virginia Community College, 501 College Drive, Charlottesville, Email: College4Kids@pvcc.edu.
Web Site: http://www.pvcc.edu/academies
961-5354.

 
SUMMER DAY CAMPS AT THE FRONTIER CULTURE MUSEUM
Many exciting adventures await your children at the Frontier Culture Museum's Summer Day Camps! We offer a camp for 5-8 year olds and another for 9-12 year olds. All campers participate in cooking, historic games, crafts, and much more. The 9-12 year old campers wear period costumes! Both camps are educational and foster a better understanding of the past.
P.O. Box 810, Staunton, VA 24402, Email: Visitor.center@frontiermuseum.org .
Web Site: http://www.frontiermuseum.org
(540) 332-7850.

 
 Day Camp - Sports
 
ACAC SUMMER SPORTS CAMPS
Our goal at ACAC is to offer the area's most dynamic programs, led by the areas finest coaches. ACAC's Summer Sports Camps include Boys & Girl's Lacrosse, Field Hockey, Volleyball, Golf, and Tennis. All of our camps are taught in a positive, fun and safe environment! Full and half day Sports Camps include a vigorous warm up, games and indoor play, speed and agility training, individual and team instruction, plus an hour of swim time at the Adventure Central WaterPark. Preeschool-8th grade.
200 Four Seasons Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22901, Web Site: http://cville.acac.com/youthsports.html
978-7529.

 
CLASSICS GYMNASTICS SUMMER CAMP
Professional instruction for kids to teens with safety-certified, master instructors. Stimulate the development of strength, flexibility and coordination through the use of gymnastics and play equipment, songs and games. Enhance body awareness and improve motor skills and social skills while developing self-esteem, coordination, strength and flexibility. Each student excels at his or her own rate while being evaluated regularly by our instructors with a progressive skill teaching system.
2327 Seminole Lane, Charlottesville, VA 22901, Email: classicsgym@aol.com.
Web Site: http://www.classicsgymnastics.com
978-4720.

 
LITTLE GYM, THE
Themed Weekly Summer Camps at The Little Gym! Each week, enjoy a different theme (such as sports or pirates), & the flexibility to choose which days you'd like to come! All 5 days each week are different, though, so you may not want to miss a minute! Member/non-member rates. Ages 3 - 12, children must be potty-trained. Times: 1pm - 4pm, Monday - Friday. Pre-registration & payment required. Call for details (434-975-KIDS) or check us out on the web!
907 Gardens Boulevard, Charlottesville, VA 22901, Web Site: http://www.thelittlegym.com/charlottesvilleva
975-5437.

 
MECHUMS VIEW FARM HORSE CAMP
During camp children enjoy riding lessons and clinics on both riding and basic horsemanship. These clinics will include equine health and anatomy, tack care, stable management, jumping courses, round pen skills and other basic equestrian skills. Both camps end with a horse show, fun games on horseback, swimming in the river and a cookout and overnight campout at the farm.
107 Shelton Mill Road, Email: bbarrell@mechumsviewfarm.com.
Web Site: http://www.mechumsviewfarm.com/lessons-clinics-and-camps.html
882-1323.
Fax: 823-5419.

 
SOCA SUMMER FUN
SOCA is proud to bring you all the best soccer camps and summer programs in central Virginia. A full list of offerings are available on the SOCA web site. SOCA has an experienced, professional, hard-working staff ready to develop each player and build an increased passion for the 'beautiful game' through skill-centered activities and fun games. Camps are available for all ages and ability levels. Players will enjoy an excellent camp environment on the highest quality fields.  For details of all SOCA's fun camp opportunities please visit us at www.SOCAspot.org or contact SOCA at Dan.Ensley@SOCAspot.org.
1685 Polo Grounds Road, Charlottesville, VA 22911, Email: Dan.Ensley@SOCAspot.org.
Web Site: http://www.socaspot.org
975-5025.

 
VIRGINIA WOMEN'S SOCCER - 2014 SOCCER CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE
No Matter which Center of Excellence you attend, our goal is to make it the most exciting and rewarding soccer experience around. The 2014 Centers offers two camps in the summer months: Advanced Center @ the University of Virginia June 26-29 for Grades 7-12; Advanced Center @ Episcopal H.S., Alexandria, VA, July 23-26 for Grades 5-7 & 8-12. The Centers are under the direction of the University of Virginia Women's Soccer Staff. Any questions, contact Jaime Frias (O) 434-982-5710 (C)775-313-4050 (e-mail) jef7r@virginia.edu.
Email: jef7r@virginia.edu.
Web Site: http://www.virginiawomenssoccer.com
982-5710.

 
 Day Camp - Traditional
 
ACAC SUMMER CAMP
Children from preschool through 8th grade will have a safe, active and FUN experience at acac Summer Camp with our year-round professional team. Rain or shine the fun doesn't stop. Campers play at our Waterpark, on our playgrounds, and engage in sports and games on the outdoor turf field. Tennis camp and swim lessons are also offered, in addition to sports camps. Transportation is available from Old Trail in Crozet, acac Downtown, UVA, Pantops, Forest Lakes and Ruckersville.
200 Four Seasons Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22901, Web Site: http://ssl.acac.com/ACACCamp
978-7529.

 
BOYS AND 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 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 Enrollment Director, Elizabeth Hale at 434-973-4946 X102 or email enrollment@cwaldorf.org http://www.cwaldorf.org/summer.html
120 Waldorf School Road, Email: enrollment@cwaldorf.org.
Web Site: http://www.cwaldorf.org
973-4946 x102.

 
CHARLOTTESVILLEFAMILY ONLINE CAMP FAIR
Explore summer camp options in the comfort of your own home ... no bug spray required!
Camp Directors - Call (434) 984-4713 to learn how YOU can join the 2014 Online Summer Camp Fair!,

 
COVENANT SCHOOL SUMMER DAY CAMP
Camp is held weekdays between 8am-5pm for 8 weeks, beginning on June 11. 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.

 
 Residential - Out-of-state
 
CAMP HIDDEN MEADOWS
Spectacular location and quality program. Co-ed, overnight, ages 7-16. 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.
HC 77 Box 117, Bartow, WV 24920, Web Site: http://www.camphiddenmeadows.com
800-600-4752.

 
CAMP ROCKMONT
Camp Rockmont for Boys is an interdenominational Christian residential/day summer camp in Western North Carolina with a focus on male development. Activities include camping, hiking, kayaking, blacksmithing, homesteading, canoeing, crafts, guitar, and more! Campers live in a cabin of 8-12 boys their age, select four skills to learn and develop, and participate in large-group activities with their age group. Rockmont seeks to foster a better understanding and respect for self and others; an appreciation and concern for the environment; greater self-reliance, self-respect, self-confidence, and self-esteem; stronger Christian values; and a greater understanding of the life and teachings of Jesus Christ.
Web Site: http://www.rockmont.com
828-686-3885.

 
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 Camping 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, trips 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 40 seasons of safe and successful camping.
P.O. Box 127, Hawley, PA 18428, Web Site: http://www.watonka.com
570-226-4779.

 
 Residential - VA
 
CAMP FRIENDSHIP
Camp Friendship offers many programs including Junior Village (coed ages 7-12) a perfect option for a first time sleep-away experience, Senior Village (coed ages 13-16) where campers choose from over 40 activities, VIVA! (coed ages 13-16) offering a varied camp experience of in-camp and out of camp fun and educational trips, Equestrian Camp (girls ages 9-16) for girls who love horses, Junior Camp with Riding (coed ages 7-12) for half-day riding/half-day traditional camp, Counselor in Training (coed ages 15-17) to prepare for positions as camp counselors, as well as Family Camp for a special family experience. ACA accredited.
573 Friendship Way, Palmyra, VA 22963 , Email: info@campfriendship.com.
Web Site: http://www.campfriendship.com
1-800-873-3223.

 
CAMP HOLIDAY TRAILS
Families of and children with special medical needs and chronic illnesses can enjoy 1 and 2-week residential summer camp sessions and family weekends for parents and caregivers.  Applications online now at: www.campholidaytrails.org
400 Holiday Trails Lane, Charlottesville, VA 22905, Web Site: http://www.campholidaytrails.org
977-3781.

 
CAMP HORIZONS
Co-ed residential summer camp, located on 300 acres in the Shenandoah Valley, bordering the National Forest. Conveniently located 1 hour from Charlottesville (about 10 miles north of James Madison University). Welcoming children, ages 6-17. Offering adventure trips, aquatics, high/low ropes courses, climbing wall, performing arts, horseback riding, and much more. Also featuring three different specialty camps: Equestrian Camp, horseback riding/stable management intensive (girls ages 9-14, 1 week); Leadership Camp (co-ed, 4 weeks, for rising high school seniors); and Camp Up With People, a performing arts intensive camp (co-ed, 3 week session ages 14-17).
3586 Horizons Way, Harrisonburg, VA 22802, Email: camp@horizonsva.com .
Web Site: http://www.camphorizonsva.com
540-896-7600.

 
CAMP MOTORSPORT
It's not your same old summer camp! Girls & boys, ages 9-16, participate in hands-on driving instruction and racing education, and enjoy traditional summer camp activities, such as paintball, BMX biking, sports, and swimming, as well as hands-on activities in motorsports science, technology and engineering! Campers attend for 1-week or 2-week sessions. Driving instruction is designed to help campers become better, safer drivers for life; instruction rivals the best professional racing schools. No prior driving experience is required. All equipment, meals, & lodging are included. Safety is our top priority; Camp Motorsport is accredited by the American Camp Association.
8144 Mount Laurel Road, Clover, VA 24534, Web Site: http://www.campmotorsport.com
855-508-9382.

 
FERRUM COLLEGE SUMMER ENRICHMENT CAMP
Academically motivated students, (grades 4-7), experience campus life at this co-ed residential camp while participating in a variety of fun-filled activities and challenging projects. Enrichment classes include: Chess, Cooking 101, Drawing, Engineering, Hogwarts Academy I (OWL) and II (NEWT), Living 1800 Style, Summer Theater, The Ferrum Challenge plus much more. Traditional summer camp fun includes swimming, skit night, dance, theme days, and more. 2014 dates are July 13-19 and July 20-26. Cost $725.00 per week. Also check out The Ferrum Adventure Camp, (grades 8 and 9, July 13-19 $825.00 per week). Visit our website for more information about both camps--www.ferrum.edu/fcsec.
PO Box 1000, Ferrum College, Ferrum, VA 24088, Web Site: http://www.ferrum.edu/fcsec
888-508-7822.

 

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