Richmond Mom Collective is thrilled to launch our 2021 in-depth guide to local summer camps for children of all ages in the Richmond metro-area.
Below you will find details on FEATURED summer camps happening around RVA. These are businesses Richmond Moms Collective has personally partnered with and can give our approval on.
We hope this will serve as your ultimate, one-stop resource on how to get your children registered for a summer full of fun! Be sure to check back frequently as we’ll be continually updating this guide as more camps release their information.
Kiddie Academy of West Creek
Get outside and play with us this Summer! Virginia Outside specializes in Fishing, Mountain Biking, and Outdoor Adventure camps for kids age 6-15. Offering Day & Overnight Camps in Richmond, Charlottesville, Northern Virginia, & Roanoke. New Private Camp options give families the freedom to choose their own dates & activities! From farm pond fishing & river tubing, to singletrack & skills parks, every day of camp is a new adventure with Virginia Outside.
Virtual Tech Camps are the perfect, home-based option for students ages 7-19 seeking the collaborative spirit of our on-campus programs. Structured, weeklong sessions with 2 hours of live instruction per day + 2 hours of self-paced project development. Curriculum in Python, Java, Minecraft, Roblox, AI, Unreal Engine, Adobe, 3D modeling, and more. 5 students max per instructor, blending personalized learning, and team interaction. Save $100 with code TOGETHER as long as social distancing is in effect.
Richmond Young Writers
Richmond Young Writers sparks the creative empowerment of youth through writing. Our summer camps are week-long, creativity-nourishing experiences during which young writers ages 9-17 bond over the ecstasy and misery of storytelling. We offer camps in fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, journalism, experimental forms and more. Each session features a revered guest star – a published author, an inspirational community leader, a brilliant musician, etc. – as well as a sharp look at a favorite genre, plenty of writing time, snacks and deep camaraderie.
Collegiate Summer Quest
With over 170 camps, starting in June and extending through the end of August, we are sure to provide the fun and engaging camp experience you and your child are seeking. Our beautiful campuses provide an ideal setting for your child to be comfortable, while also pushing the boundaries of their abilities.
Mathnasium Summer Math Camp
Avoid the “Summer Slide” and build your child’s math skills this summer! Mathnasium will build a customized program and help your child learn math in a way that makes sense to them, either with a 17-Visit or Unlimited Summer Package. Each visit includes an hour of math and an optional 30 minutes of fun math games! Flexible schedule, no appointments necessary! Summer camp is for grades 1 through 12, and runs from June 19th to August 31st at all 6 Richmond locations.
Passages Adventure Camp
Voted Richmond’s Best Day Camp in 2016, Passages Adventure Camp is celebrating 25 years of providing the very best in camping experiences to children between 5-17 years of age. We provide adventure and fun while rock climbing, kayaking, mountain biking, trail running and wilderness skills. We provide all necessary gear, snacks, drinks and lunch!
Open Arms Christian Preschool
Are you planning for this summer? We sure are! Come join us at Camp Open Arms for one week, two weeks or all summer long! We will have a weekly water day with lots of outdoor water play. Sign up for 9 weeks and receive the 10th week free! Call the school office (754-0227) for more information. Looking forward to seeing you this summer!
Passion Academy Camps
Passion Academy is a School for the Arts that trains, equips and mobilizes people of all ages who want to pursue music and dance disciplines. Our unique mentorship environment helps to build strong character that will sustain people where their gifts may lead. Richmond’s Passion Academy offers a variety of music, dance and art camps for ages Preschool through Teenagers. From Princess Ballet Camp to Music Industry Camp the options are endless.
Maymont Summer Experience Camp
Encore Dance Studio
School of Rock
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
YMCA Day Camps
Find out what nearby Y has a camp for your kid!
Virginia Rep Camps: Theater Camp
Virginia Rep’s fun-filled camps are full of exploration, investigation and imagination.