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Over 11 Virginia Family Summer Camps Listed Below with In-Depth Camp Info, including: Videos, Photos, Maps & Detailed Descriptions


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Fall Family Camps, Programs, Workshops, & Classes in Virginia are Starting in September, 2019

Many of our Virginia Family Camps offer Fall Family Programs, Activities, Workshops & Classes starting in September, 2019.

Be sure to check the "Year-Round Programs and Other Camp Info" headings of each camp listing for specifics, or give any Family Camp you're interested in a call to check on Fall dates, times and availability.

Fall 2019-20 Family Camp Open Houses & Reunions

Many of our Family Camps will be hosting Fall Reunions for their previous campers, and Fall Open Houses for interested new campers and families. Each camp is different, and some offer activities for the entire family.

Contact the camp(s) directly to see if there are any Camp Reunion or Open House Plans for September, 2019.

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Many of our Best Virginia Summer Family Camps also offer Year Round Family Camp Programs, Classes, and Activities. You should contact the camps you are interested in to see if they offer Fall, Winter and/or Spring Family Programs, too.

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Camp Tall Timbers
Virginia Location(s)

Visit Our Camp Tall Timbers Website
1-800-862-2678
glenn[AT]camptalltimbers.com
info[AT]camptalltimbers.com
1115 Reflection Lane
High View, WV 26808

Find the Best Family Camp in High View, Virginia

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
West Virginia. Just 5 miles from VA

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
3735 Spicebush Drive
Urbana, MD  21704

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 7 - 16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: At Camp Tall Timbers, we’ve been serving up fun and rewarding camp experiences every summer for almost 50 years. Located in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Our camp offers a wide variety of entertaining, engaging, and inspiring activities for boys and girls from ages 7 to 16. Our camp experience promotes independence, decision-making, socialization, skill building, confidence, creativity, and self-discovery in a safe, nurturing environment. Campers are encouraged to be themselves, try something new, unplug and have fun! We know what parents expect and what kids enjoy.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Soccer, Golf, Gymnastics, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Martial Arts, Team Sports, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Frisbee Golf Course, Paddle Boarding, Tubing Behind Jetski, Private Lake Activities

Camp Tall Timbers is a Top Family Summer Camp located in High View Virginia offering many fun and educational Family and other activities, including: Martial Arts, Baseball, Basketball and more. Camp Tall Timbers is a top Family Camp for ages: 7 - 16.
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CAMP LOCATION: Camp Tall Timbers is situated on 120 privately owned acres in the Blue Ridge Mountains of 15 miles west of Winchester, VA and serves children aged 7 to 16.

CAMP FACILITIES: New for 2019 - Aerial Adventure Course!!
Lake & pool on site, challenge course, climbing wall, 360 ft zip wire, horseback riding, gymnasium, rec/dance hall, art shack, driving range, putting green, base ball diamond, 3 newly re-turfed full size soccer fields, tennis, hockey, basketball courts, frisbee golf course, riflery & archery range, modern cabins - bathrooms inside. Photos at Our Camp Website Link: www.camptalltimbers.com

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Tall Timbers is proud to be accredited by the American Camp Association, which has 50 years of trust behind it. To earn accreditation, we undergo a thorough review of our operations, from staff qualifications and training, to emergency management. There are more than 300 standards in all! Camp Tall Timbers and the ACA have a partnership that promotes individual growth and fun in an environment committed to safety. In addition, we take extra steps to seek counsel from the American Academy of Pediatrics, The American Red Cross, and others, to ensure quality and safety.

We are rated one of the 50 most amazing summer camps in the U.S. by Early Childhood Education Zone and by Top Education Degrees.org. We have also earned top ratings in Bethesda Magazine’s Best Overnight Camps issue.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership Programs.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family Weekend: Our Camp Website Link: www.camptalltimbers.com

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
RATES & DATES: Our Camp Website Link: www.camptalltimbers.com

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Camp Tall Timbers has a 4 -1 ratio of campers to staff.

Each summer much of our staff is made up of returning employees or former campers who are now in college.

The entire team at Camp Tall Timbers is a wonderful mix of teachers, coaches and college students. Each staff member is carefully selected for their teaching expertise in a given activity area, their personality, as well as their interest in working with children.

All staff members report to camp several days ahead of our campers so that they may go through our Counselor Institute. At Counselor Institute we thoroughly review daily responsibilities, situations that may arise, expectations for staff conduct and emergency procedures. Additionally, by the time our campers arrive, our staff has reviewed all the information about their individually assigned campers as provided by their parents. This is one more way we strive to ensure a safe, fun and personalized camp experience.

Apply at Our Camp Website Link: camptalltimbers.campintouch.com

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Caroline Furnace Lutheran Camp & Retreat Center
Fort Valley, Virginia

Visit Our Caroline Furnace Lutheran Camp & Retreat Center Website
(540) 449-0012
julie[AT]carolinefurnace.org
2239 Camp Roosevelt Road
Fort Valley, Virginia 22652

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: rising 1st to 12th grade

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. two night sessions for Buddies in Christ/Special Needs Camp

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Caroline Furnace Lutheran Camp & Retreat Center sits on 257 acres in the Shenandoah Valley. We offer eight weeks of Summer Camp to rising 1st through 12th graders. Campers experience daily worship and Bible study, plus a large range of activities. Campers can expect a week packed with fun! They'll get to swim, canoe, fish, creek walk, play small and large group games, challenge themselves on our low ropes course, hike, cook over a campfire, create crafts, learn archery, gain culinary skills, and explore the furnace ruins on camp property. Each week, Chaplains from supporting congregations join us in leading the campers in morning worship, Bible study, and campfire and evening devotion. Caroline Furnace combines small and large group -style camping in an outdoor, faith-filled setting, all to create an unforgettable summer camp experience for your camper.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Come experience camp together! Buddies in Christ camp is June 30-July 2 and July 2-4, and is designed for campers rising 1st to 12th grade who may not be able to come to camp on their own. We recognize that traditional summer camp has inherent demands that can make it difficult for campers with special needs - to include a busy schedule, high levels of activity, and uneven terrain. For Special Needs Camp, we work with each family to meet the needs of each individual.

Each camper comes for two nights with at least one parent. Buddies in Christ Camp is based in the Cabin Village. Group size is intentionally small (15 campers per session) to maximize individualized attention. Every camper has a high school or college aged "buddy" to guide them throughout the day. Parents are given optional free time on the second day of camp (July 1 or July 3, depending on session), and we will have parent activities and local business discounts available.

All camper activities are challenge by choice and include campfires, canoeing, fishing, swimming, yoga and play-based worship. Camp concludes with an optional family outing on the third day. The entire schedule is adapted to allow for longer transition times, flexibility, and more down time.

We feel it is important to discuss the realities of camp with each family, and what we can do to help each camper. The Cabin Village is wheelchair accessible, with two wheelchair accessible Cabins and accessibility to all common areas. There will most likely be two or three families per Cabin. The Cabins do not have air conditioning but we provide fans. The Cabin Village is wooded and nearly all activities will be accessed via trails. It can be humid and buggy during the day in the summer, with cool, dark nights.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Horses/Equestrian, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Academics, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Canoeing, Fishing, Archery, Hiking, Culinary, History, Caving, Rock Climbing,

CAMP LOCATION: Serving the community since 1957, we sit on 257 acres in the Shenandoah Valley and are situated northwest of Washington DC. We are supported by three local Synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA) - Virginia, Metro DC, and West Virginia-Western Maryland. Our mission is to provide unforgettable faith, education and renewal experiences in God’s creation for all God’s people.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our Cabin Village has eight modern-rustic cabins that sleep a total of 100, with an adjacent dining hall, large modern bathhouse, and modern air-conditioned/heated meeting facility. Our Sukkah Village sleeps up to 48 in 6 Sukkahs. Sukkahs are roofed platforms with screened half-walls and 8 beds each. We have a low ropes course, a 5 acre lake for swimming, canoeing and fishing, a prayer labyrinth, an extensive trail system, 8 large group fire circles, National Forest access, and incredible stargazing.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Serving the community since 1957, our mission is to provide unforgettable faith, education and renewal experiences in God’s creation for all God’s people. As a separate non-profit incorporated entity of the ELCA we provide opportunities to a wide variety of public and private schools, churches, non-profit organizations, and government agencies. We partner with local businesses and organizations to provide valuable services that develop current and future leaders for our community and the world.

Caroline Furnace Lutheran Camp & Retreat Center has a small year-round staff of 3 full time and 4 part time/seasonal full time. We hire 15-20 counselors for our Summer Camp program. All are certified in First Aid and CPR, with additional opportunities for Wilderness First Aid, Lifeguard, American Canoe Association Instructor, Archery Instructor, ServSafe Food Handler/Manager, Leave No Trace Trainer, and more.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Do you dream of serving on the Caroline Furnace staff or becoming a stronger leader in your community? Our LITs are challenged to grow in their faith and leadership, and are equipped with skills and tools to continue learning and growing after camp is over. LITs are chosen for their faith maturity, desire to become a better leader, and motivated personality.

During your LIT! training week (Part One), you will develop skills, awareness and experience that will put you into action as a quality leader and team member. Throughout your training week, you will study and practice the art of leading others with the help of our Leadership Team. Following successful completion of your first week, you may choose a second week (Part Two) to return to camp and co-lead a cabin under the leadership of one of our counselors. Part Two weeks are offered weeks three through seven of summer camp.

Our Leaders In Training program is application based. Learn more at Our Camp Website Link: www.CarolineFurnace.org.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: At Caroline Furnace Lutheran Camp & Retreat Center, scholarships are determined on a case-by-case basis. About 30% of our campers come on partial or full scholarship or sponsorship. Contact us for more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.CarolineFurnace.org.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): We offer one week of Family Camp with a half-week or full-week option, as well as a Family Camp Out-Trip - an overnight canoeing trip on the Shenandoah River. Out-Trip participants must be potty-trained and able to sleep in a tent at a primitive site (composting toilets available).

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Caroline Furnace Lutheran Camp & Retreat Center is a year-round retreat center and summer camp. Our main property is in Fort Valley VA and we also operate an adult retreat center in Strasburg VA. We are busy year round with rental groups and planned programming in faith, education, and renewal - youth retreats, campus ministries, men’s and women’s groups, school groups, conference meetings, scouting trips, family reunions, and special events. Our group minimum is 10, and we can accommodate large groups of 200+. For eight weeks of the year Caroline Furnace is filled with the excitement of Summer Camp, available for rising 1st to 12th grade campers.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please see Our Camp Website Link: www.CarolineFurnace.org for more information.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Summer Staff positions at Caroline Furnace Lutheran Camp & Retreat Center - You'll be signing up for two weeks of staff training and eight weeks of varied outdoor adventure - May 31 to August 9. There are opportunities for select applicants to begin a couple weeks early and stay a week or two later.

You can expect a new adventure each week, to gain new skills and experiences, and to make friendships that will last a lifetime.

Do you have what it takes to be a Camp Counselor? You'll need an endless supply of energy, love, enthusiasm, patience, and kindness. You must be able to share your faith story and encourage young people to grow in their own relationship with Jesus Christ. You must embrace the adventure of the outdoors and work well in a team. You must be willing to unplug from technology and focus on your relationship with God, nature, and the people around you.

​Academic Internships are available. Pay is based on experience and certifications. Contact us for more information or apply online at Our Camp Website Link: www.CarolineFurnace.org

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Hat Creek Camps & Conferences
Brookneal, Virginia

Visit Our Hat Creek Camps & Conferences Website
434-376-1250
434-376-1251

info[AT]hatcreekcamps.org
7141 Hat Creek Rd.
Brookneal, Virginia 24528

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: Rising 3rd-12th grades

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Family Camp

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Adventure, and more. We Offer A High & Low Challenge Course Along With A 200 Foot Zip Line & A 35' Climbing Wall. We Also Offer An Aqua Zip As Well As Many Of The Traditional Activities Associated With Camp Such As: Archery, Riflery, Crafts, Horseback Riding, Lakefront Swimming, Canoeing, Hiking, Tubing, Hayrides, The Monsoon Mudpit, & River Walking, Along With Many Other Exciting Opportunities & Experiences.

CAMP LOCATION: We are conveniently located 15 minutes north of Brookneal, VA and about 35 south of Lynchburg. We are only 1 1/2 hours from Danville and Roanoke, 2 hours from Richmond and just 3 hours from Norfolk and Virginia Beach right in the heart of central Virginia located on 343 acres of scenic beauty.

We have a 9 acre and a 2 acre lake with the Little Falling River that encompasses the property to the north and west. Hat Creek is located right on the "Road to the Revolution" with Patrick Henry's summer home and final resting place just 15 minutes away. Please visit our website for more information and directions.

CAMP FACILITIES: From modern amenities to rustic and wilderness settings we are sure to fit your needs. For our campers we have rustic hogans and cabins, pristine Lake Shalom for our waterfront activities, two outdoor amphitheaters, two dining facilities and over 6 miles of groomed trails to discover.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Hat Creek Camps & Conferences offers both traditional overnight (residential) camp, family camp and day camps.

Our staff members are fully trained to include American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguard Certifications as well as ARC First Aid and CPR. Our Ropes Course Instructors are trained by certified ACCT Instructors and obtain Site Specific Certifications. Our staff go through an extensive two week and three week training course designed to meet the needs of our campers. We have on staff licensed medical personnel as well as LSW and Professional Counselors if needed. The Camp Director has over 18 years in the camping profession and holds the American Camping Association Camp Directors Course Certificate.

Although we serve ALL children and families, our primary mission of Hat Creek Camps and Conferences – A Ministry of Patrick Henry Family Services is to provide disadvantaged children with an opportunity to experience Christian camp, and to act as an identifier of family issues facing our culture today.

One of the the great things about Hat Creek Camps and Conferences is our vision is to glorify Jesus Christ while honoring the traditions and values of Patrick Henry, exemplifying the great virtues of Christianity through the ministries of camping and conferences in a modern context. We desire to be one of the top summer camps in VA, providing team building venues such as our ropes course, rock climbing wall and canoeing. - See more at: Our Camp Website Link: www.hatcreekcamps.org

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Camp Scholarships are available for those in financial need. Please contact our main office for more information of visit Our Camp Website Link: www.hatcreekcamps.org to download a camp scholarship form.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family Camp
June 30- July 5, 2014

Daily Programs and Activities for you and your family to choose from like: Swimming, High and Low Ropes Course, 35’ Climbing Wall, Horseback Riding, Field Games, Arts & Crafts, Wilderness Activities and Skills, Archery, Air Rifles, The Monsoon Mud Pit, Camp Fires, Gaga, Beach Volleyball, Hay Rides, The Aqua Zip Line, Fishing and Canoeing and much, much more!

Opportunities for early morning devotions overlooking the lake or to enjoy an evening program with a Guest Speaker who will challenge you and your family in many ways or just sit around the fire and relax.

Enjoy July 4 at Red Hill (The final resting place of Patrick Henry) which will include a pass for your family to see the awesome fireworks show and more.*
You can even select a day at Hat Creek Golf Course.*
You can also enjoy the peace and quiet of hiking six miles of trails and along the Little Falling River during your stay exploring the many areas of solitude and reflection.

Or you can just sit back and relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings that Hat Creek is blessed to have, all the while meeting new friends and other families.

All meals are included (snacks are not included, but will be available in our camp store).

Price varies with choice of lodging:
Screened In Hogans (Sleeps 7) 4 Available w/bath house $425.00. Winter Hogans (Sleeps 7) 4 Available w/bath house $450.00. Cabins (Sleeps 12) 2 Available w/bath house $475.00. Tree Houses (Sleeps 12-15) 2 Available – No bath house $325.00. Tenting Areas With Bath House $350.00. Retreat Center (2&3 Bed Rooms) Private Rooms/Shared Bath $525.00.

These prices are for a family of four. Additional cost of $25 per person for food and $10 per person per week for lodging. *There is an additional cost for these options. TBD. HCCC will not meet dietary needs; however our food selections are healthy choices and are of the utmost quality. You and your family will enjoy line service and eat in our Dining Hall.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We are a year round facility available for retreats, conferences, family reunions, corporate usage, weddings and any other type of gatherings you can imagine. We are here to serve you.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For complete information please visit Our Camp Website Link: www.hatcreekcamps.org for more information and visit our "camp" side.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We are always looking for qualified staff to come alongside and to help us serve these children.  Please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.hatcreekcamps.org for more information.

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Special Interest Family Camps in Virginia

Some Virginia Family Camps offer Special Interest programming and family activities, such as: family trail rides, performing arts, technology quests, family outdoor adventures, wilderness camping and survival, travel and sightseeing, and many more.

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Camp Piankatank
Virginia Location(s)

Visit Our Camp Piankatank Website
804-776-9552
matt.hunt[AT]camppiankatank.org
PO Box 435
1586 Stampers Bay Road
Hartfield, Virginia 23071

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CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 6-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Weekend Family Camps

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Boy Campers. All Girl Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian. Virginia Baptist Mission Board
Baptist General Association of Virginia

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: We realize how few events there are for families affected by autism. As a result, we wanted to offer a family friendly, Christian environment for the entire family. During our Autism Family Camp, parents have time to network with other families, siblings have activities just for them, and more. Overall the whole family has a great opportunity to grow physically, spiritually, socially, and emotionally.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are 1 1/2 hours East of Richmond on the Piankatank River on 100 acres of wooded/waterfront property. Our location makes us ideal for land and water based activities. Currently, we have a popular sailing program and an adventurous outdoor education program. One of the highlights of our property is a 30 acre island just off of our waterfront. Some of our tracks canoe out to the island and spend a night during the week (weather permitting).

CAMP FACILITIES: We have 3 large, very comfortable cabins with indoor plumbing and central heat and a/c. We also have a swimming pool, pavilion, dining hall, activity hall, boathouse,and large fields for sports.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: “Camp Piankatank Summer Camp and Retreat center seeks to be a place where children, youth, and adults can enjoy God’s creation along the Piankatank River in a Christian retreat environment that encourages physical, spiritual, social, and emotional growth..”

Our goal is to glorify God by pointing others to Him, whether that’s through our summer camp program, or through the retreats that we plan or host. Camp Piankatank is a Christian summer camp and retreat center owned by the Baptist General Association of Virginia, and located on the beautiful Piankatank River.

During the summer, Camp Piankatank becomes what it was meant to be from the beginning, a summer camp. For many years, Camp Piankatank was operated as just a summer camp. This is our passion, this is why Camp Piankatank exists, and this is why so many people love this place – they have experienced the live-changing power of Christ at Camp Piankatank, and can point to the very place at camp that they first accepted him as their Lord and Savior.

Meet the Directors

Steve and Niki Gourley have been Directors at Camp Piankatank since 2006. They both have a long history at the camp, and have a passion for camp ministry. They understand the impact that camp can and does have on a child’s life, and that’s why they continue to serve here.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We offer a CIT training program for students ages 15-17. After being accepted through the application process, CIT's come for a week of training alongside our counseling staff. During the summer, they attend two weeks of camp as a CIT. Each week costs $150, which is considerably lower than a typical week of camp. However, the training week is free of charge. CIT's will learn responsibility, professionalism, how to lead a group, how to lead a Bible study, and more. For more information, please contact our camp office.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We do offer financial assistance for families in need. Those interested can contact the camp for a scholarship application.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): In addition to our Autism Family Camp, we also offer two weekend family camps. We have a Mother/Daughter weekend and a Father/Son weekend. It's a great time for parents to get away with their kids and experience God's creation together!

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Outside of our summer programming, we rent out our facilities to all types of user groups. We are a great location to host your church or company retreat, whether it be for a day, weekend, or week. We can offer lodging, meals, high and low ropes activities, water based activities, meeting space with a/v equipment (subject to availability) and more.

Throughout the year Camp Piankatank is available for many different kinds of retreats, and hosts events for all non-profit groups, not just Baptist groups. We offer custom quotes to fit your needs, and we can do as little or as much as you would like us to do. From simply giving your Boy Scout troop a place to pitch some tents, or helping you plan your weekend retreat (with food, lodging, activities, and even a speaker) we are available to help.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Schedule and Prices:

Week 1 – Boys Only Week: ($270 base price) June 22 – June 27,
Tracks Offered: Amazing Adventure, Reel Fish Real Fun, True North Land, Beginning/Intermediate Sailing

Mini-Week 2 - Coed Mini Camp (7-9 year olds): ($130 base price) June 28 – June 30, Amazing Adventure is offered

Week 3 – Girls Only Week: ($270 base price)July 6 – July 11,
Tracks: Amazing Adventure, Saddle Sisters, True North Water, Beginning/Intermediate Sailing

Week 4 – Coed Week: ($325 base price) July 13 – July 18,
Tracks: Amazing Adventure, True North Land, Advanced Sailing

Week 5 – Coed : ($325 base price) July 20 – July 25, Tracks: Amazing Adventure, True North Water, Beginning/Intermediate Sailing, Sailing Excursion

Week 6 – Coed Youth (13+): ($325 base price) July 27 – August 1, Tracks: Extreme Escape, Reel Fish Real Fun, True North Land, Beginning/Intermediate Sailing

Week 7 – Coed Week: ($325 base price) August 3 – August 8,
Tracks: Amazing Adventure, Reel Fish Real Fun, True North Water, Beginning/Intermediate Sailing

The base price automatically registers you for Amazing Adventure/Extreme Escape.

Extra Fees for some tracks:
True North - $60- this covers the use of the camps outdoor equipment.
Sailing – $80 extra- this covers boat use and maintenance.
Sailing Excursion- $110 extra fee, covers boat use and maintenance
Reel Fish Real Fun – $50 extra covers a professionally chartered ½ day fishing trip. Rod/Reel kits are provided for campers who do not have them. Please bring your own if possible.
Saddle Sisters- $160 extra fee, covers daily trips to the horse farm.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We are currently looking for male counselors to be Christian role models for our amazing campers. Our positions are paid and the contract dates for 2014 are June 8-August 10. We require our staff to be at least 18 years old and one year removed from high school.

If you're interested, please visit our site or contact the camp office. 

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Kids On Broadway 2016
Norfolk, Virginia

Visit Our Kids On Broadway 2016 Website
757.589-1645
rocco[AT]theatrixproductions.com
St. Patrick Catholic School Theater
1000 Bolling Avenue
Norfolk, Virginia 23508

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Theatrix Productions, Inc. Studios
821 Sunnyside Drive
Virginia Beach, Virginia  23464

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: Ages 6-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: “Kids On Broadway” is specially designed for younger performers. We select key scenes from Broadway’s Best Musicals and weave them together to best highlight the skills and talents of the participants.

This is a 2-week, five days per week, 8 hours per day Theatre Summer Camp for performers ages 6 to 12.

Campers will audition, be cast, rehearse and perform in a wonderful theater really learning all aspects of musical theater.

Performances run from July 1-3, 2016.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Musical Theater, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: St. Patrick's Catholic Schools's Theater and Fine Arts Center is a 350-seat theater located in the heart of Norfolk, Virginia and is the home for all Theatrix Productions performances. Please visit out website for complete information.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: "Kids On Broadway 2016" is specially designed for our younger performers. We select key scenes from Broadway's Best Musicals and weave them together to best highlight the skills and talents of the participants. Every camper will be on stage and perform in one or more scenes. Campers also learn all aspects of musical theater.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Call about scholarships.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Performance dates July 1-3, 2016. All families encouraged to attend.

OTHER CAMP INFO: This is a 2-week, five days per week, 8 hours per day - 8:30AM - 4:30PM - Theater Summer Camp for performers ages 6-12.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Auditions are June 3-4, 2015 with Call-Backs on June 5, 2016. You must be registered to audition.

Camp Dates: June 20 - July 1, 2016

Performance Dates: July 1-3, 2016

Early tuition is $375.00 per performer for registrations submitted between January 1, 2016 and February 29, 2016. Open tuition is $425.00 per performer for registrations submitted between March 1, 2016 and June 10, 2016. Late tuition is $475.00 per performer for registrations submitted between June 11, 2016 and June 19, 2016.

Complete information and registration at our website at: Our Camp Website Link: www.theatrixproductions.com

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Kids On Broadway 2016

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International Family Camps in Virginia

Some of our Virginia Family Camps accept International Campers from all around the world. Some camps could offer special Summer International Programs, scholarships, or other incentives to international campers.

International Campers and Parents: Be sure to contact each Virginia Family Camp you are interested in to see if they accept campers from other Countries, if they hire any international staff, or if they offer any Special Summer Family Programs for International Campers.


Camp Hanover
Mechanicsville, VA

Visit Our Camp Hanover Website
804-779-2811
info[AT]camphanover.org
3163 Parsleys Mill Road
Mechanicsville, VA 23111

CAMPER AGES: 7 to 17 (entering grades 2 through 12)

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. 2 nights, 3 nights, 1 week and 2 week camps.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Team Sports, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Horseback Riding, Sailing, Leadership Training, Parent & Child, Grandparent & Child

CAMP LOCATION: Camp Hanover is a short 30 minute drive northeast from Richmond, VA easily accessible from I-295 and I-64. Situated on nearly 600 acres of forests and fields, with miles of hiking trails and a 14 acre lake, Camp Hanover is a sanctuary of natural beauty that many a wild critter calls home.

CAMP FACILITIES: 600 acres, 40 cabins and longhouses, outdoor swimming pool, dining hall, 14-acre lake with fishing, canoeing, paddle boats, volley ball court, ball field, campfire areas, hiking trails, high ropes course, challenge course, climbing wall, arts and crafts, 4-square, garden, farm animals, platform tent area, and The Mud Slide (a camper favorite!)

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our programs are designed to foster small group experiences. Two counselors and 10 to 12 coed campers live in "family groups" where they plan, play, laugh, worship and grow together, working to build a Christ-centered community of trust, openness, sharing and forgiveness.

Opportunities abound for making new friends, meeting people from around the world and round the corner, learning and practicing outdoor living skills, developing individual talents and leadership abilities, taking responsibility for and care of God's world, and having barrels of fun.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership program.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family Camp. Parent & Child, Grandparent & Child.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Established in 1957, Camp Hanover has offered residential Christian camp programs for elementary, middle and high school youth for over 55 years as the outdoor ministry of the Presbytery of the James. A fully accredited member of the American Camp Association, Camp Hanover continues to meet or exceed the camping industry's standards for safe operation, employing best practices to maintain a summer camping program of the highest quality.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Visit Our Camp Website Link: www.CampHanover.org for full program details. 2-night, 3-night, 1-week, and 2-week camps are offered weekly beginning June 16 through August 21. Traditional residential camps, as well as offsite adventure trips, horseback camps, music, drama & art camps, sailing camps and Leadership Training camps are offered throughout the summer.

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Virginia Family Camps Offer Scholarships & Financial Aid

Some Virginia Family Camps offer Camperships, Scholarships, and other forms of full or partial financial assistance to deserving campers.

Be sure to check each camp's description under "CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE" for complete information, including exactly how to apply.


Chanco on the James
Spring Grove, VA

Visit Our Chanco on the James Website
1-888-7CHANCO (888-724-2626)
director[AT]chanco.org
hospitality[AT]chanco.org
394 Floods Drive
Spring Grove, VA 23881

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Chanco on the James Video

CAMPER AGES: 8 - 16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Sessions range from 5-12 nights.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian. ECCC, ACA

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Soccer, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Team Sports, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Chanco on the James is an easy drive from most of eastern, central and southern Virginia. Across the James River from Williamsburg, Chanco lies just an hour from Richmond or Hampton Roads. We are on over 100 acres of woods on the James River. To plan a visit, call 1-888-7CHANCO or visit our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.chanco.org for more information.

CAMP FACILITIES: 32 cabins; outdoor junior olympic sized swimming pool; recreation/dining hall; outdoor basketball court; volleyball court; GA-GA pit; tether ball; low and high ropes course; zip lines; rustic amphitheater; river for swimming, sailing, canoeing, and kayaking; aquaglide inflatable river slide; archery range.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Chanco offers swimming in our pool and in the James River, high and low elements Ropes Course for team building and challenging oneself, archery, arts and crafts, nature education, canoeing and kayaking, zip lines, sailing, skits, singing and competitions, chaplain program. Through a wonderfully diverse program schedule, the counselors help campers develop self-esteem, a sense of independence, make new friends, learn new skills, and have fun in one of the most beautiful spots in Virginia.

Chanco is ACA (American Camp Association) accredited and earned the distinction of "Best Summer Camp" in eastern Virginia in the May 2012 "Best Of" edition of Virginia Living Magazine. Chanco on the James is a ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia and welcomes all campers and staff of any race, creed or religion.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: CIT program for individuals ages 16-17.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Yes, email hospitality[AT]chanco.org to inquire.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family Camp offers campers of all ages a chance to attend Camp Chanco together. Come enjoy the beautiful grounds, hearty meals, and delightful community. A sampling of favorite camp activities such as archery, boating, crafts and zip lines will be offered along with daily worship and singing. Choose to stay active all day or simply enjoy the rest, relaxation and quiet time in God’s beautiful creation in the woods along the banks of the James River. Family Camp is a perfect way to spend quality time as a family without the distractions of electronic gadgets and is a very affordable way to get away without the expense of a major vacation.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Year-round retreat facilities for youth and adult groups.

OTHER CAMP INFO: We host an open house free of charge to the public each spring. Come meet our Executive Director, staff, take a tour of the property and fly along a zip line if you dare! We hope to see you there! Call 1-888-7CHANCO with any questions. Easy on line registration for Camp Chanco can be found at our website Our Camp Website Link: www.chanco.org. We also have a Facebook page with plenty of photos and updates at Our Camp Website Link: www.facebook.com. We hope to see you this summer!

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Chanco on the James is a fun and rewarding work environment. A commitment to the summer staff begins with a training week in mid June and extends through mid August. If you feel a summer position at Chanco is good fit for you, apply today.

Download the application and email it to director[AT]chanco.org, fax it to 757-294-0727 or mail it to 394 Floods Dr Spring Grove, Virginia 23881. Preference will be given to applications received before March 15th.

Camp Chanco staff members serve as mentors in counselor and instructor positions. These staff positions are the foundation for the entire camping program. A positive and enthusiastic camp staff is essential for a fun and rewarding camper experience. All staff positions will meet American Camp Association (ACA) standards and include a full professional background check. Camper safety is our number one priority and this goal depends on a diligent and competent staff.

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Fox Pointe Farm Equestrian Camp
Quinton, Virginia

Visit Our Fox Pointe Farm Equestrian Camp Website
804-932-8710
804-263-5191

foxpointefarm[AT]yahoo.com
foxpointefarmcamp[AT]outlook.com
5205 Wildlife Ridge Trail
Quinton, Virginia 23141

CAMPER AGES: 7-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Girl Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, and more. Campers Have The Opportunity To Compete In Horse Shows, Audit A Clinic, Interact With A Equine Vet & /or Farrier.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located between Richmond and Williamsburg, VA the farm is situated on 27 acres.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have one cozy cabin that sleeps 12 with bunk bed accommodations, 3 bathrooms and hot water showers, outdoor swimming pool, 2 large riding arenas, a cross country course, wooded trails, and close by to local restaurants/drive in movie theaters, and state parks for field trips.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: We are a family run farm that specializes in keeping our program small in order to provide excellent instruction in riding and horsemanship from beginner to advanced levels. We strive to teach all levels of riders to become knowledgeable horseman in a safe, friendly, and fun environment. Fox Pointe Farm offers a range of camp opportunities for riders of all levels beginner to advanced. We have overnight camps, which are exclusively for girls, and we also offer co-ed day camps. Our riding lessons are organized in small ability-based groups. Riding instruction is supplemented with on-the-ground horsemanship and barn management training.

Head Coach: Colleen Seely is active in the industry through coaching at AA and VHSA horse shows, as well as coaching a Zone 3 Interscholastic Equestrian Association team since 2005. She is also an active USEF/USHJA/VHSA member and judges local VHSA horse shows. Colleen has 16 years of experience teaching and managing successful summer equestrian camp programs. She has a BA in Education from Lourdes College.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): We offer 1 and 2 week long camps.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Established in 2005,Fox Pointe Farm LLC is a family run equestrian business with 19 years' experience in horse care, training quality horses and developing successful riders. We are a full service boarding, showing and training facility, specializing in hunter/jumpers and equitation. Horse training and riding lessons provided by Colleen Seely. Nestled between Richmond and historic Williamsburg the facility is easily accessed from New Kent, Hanover, Richmond, Williamsburg, and West Point.

Fox Pointe Farm has become well-known among the local and regional equestrian community. Fox Pointe Farm programs are tailored to meet the needs of all ages and riding levels from beginning learner riders to accomplished riders. Show coaching at local and rated competition. Fox Pointe Farm also hosts a VHSA/BHSA show series in addition to clinics and special events.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Fox Pointe Farm offers boarding, lessons, show coaching, and sales year-round, not just a summer camp. We also host a VHSA show series, and many exciting clinics each year.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please visit us on-line for camp dates

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Camp Easter Seals UCP
New Castle, Virginia

Visit Our Camp Easter Seals UCP Website
540-777-7325
540-864-5750 summer only

camp[AT]eastersealsucp.com
900 Camp Easter Seals Rd.
New Castle, Virginia 24127

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
201 East Main St.
Salem, VA 24153

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Camp Easter Seals UCP Video

CAMPER AGES: 7 - 99 plus families (all)

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Spring and Fall weekends, summer one to four weeks, family weekends and weeks

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Easter Seals and United Cerebral Palsy

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: We serve children and adults with disabilities including people with autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, epilepsy, vision impairment, and other physical and intellectual disabilities. Swimming, horseback riding, archery, crafts, canoeing, and more are adapted for a wide range of abilities.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are about 45 minutes northwest of Roanoke Virginia in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have 8 cabins, outdoor pool, dining hall, recreation hall, tennis courts, and a creek.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: For sixty years, Easter Seals UCP North Carolina & Virginia has provided quality recreational camp programming. Camp Easter Seals UCP, established in 1957 in Craig County, Virginia is enjoyed by over 400 individuals each year.Camp Easter Seals UCP is designed to offer children and adults with disabilities the opportunity to enjoy fun and challenging activities in a supportive and cooperative atmosphere. From campfire sing-a-longs and talent shows to canoeing, nature walks, swimming and arts & crafts, the Easter Seals UCP Virginia camping program provides the excitement and activity of a traditional summer camp program in a beautiful, accessible setting.

Camp Easter Seals UCP is accredited by the American Camp Association. Safety of the campers and staff are of primary concern in each of our programs. Precautions are taken in all activities to avoid unnecessary risks and the possibility of accidents.

We believe that all children and adults with disabilities should have the opportunity to participate in traditional camp activities. Our accessible camp facility can accommodate campers with a wide range of special needs. To best determine a camper's eligibility, Easter Seals UCP staff will carefully review each camper’s applicationWe have been offer quality camping and recreation for people with disabilities for over 55 years. The majority of our staff are college students studying in a field to serve people with disabilities such as OT, PT, nursing, or special education.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We offer $200 off to anyone and up to $500 off based on household income.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): We have a weekend in the spring and fall and a week at the end of the summer for families that have a loved one with a disability. It is a great way for new campers and parents to see camp and what camp is all about along with taking a vacation in a fun accepting environment.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Spring and Fall weekends for campers and families are available. Rental opportunities year-round.

OTHER CAMP INFO: We have a very informative website available at Our Camp Website Link: www.campeastersealsucp.com please check it out for more info!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Check out our website at: Our Camp Website Link: www.campeastersealsucp.com for our schedule and application. Information about fees and scholarships can be found on our application.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Check out our website for our current listing of positions and an application at: Our Camp Website Link: www.campeastersealsucp.com.

We hire camp counselors, lifeguards, horseback riding specialists, and an administrative assistant each summer.

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Moonlit Wings Performing Arts Summer Camp
Virginia Location(s)

Visit Our Moonlit Wings Performing Arts Summer Camp Website
202.567.7469
info[AT]moonlitwings.org
5 Locations in Northern Virginia - Springfield, McLean, Falls Church, Herndon, and Loudoun
Virginia

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Virginia, DC and New York City

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Moonlit Wings Performing Arts Summer Camp Video

CAMPER AGES: Young Performers Ages 7-14 (Older Teen Programs, too)

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. 2-weeks, daily 9-4pm, new show every session!

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Sessions in Fairfax County RECenters are produced in collaboration with Fairfax County Park Authority.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Young theater enthusiasts ages 7-14 star in a brand-new play written especially for our two-week Performing Arts Summer Camp!

Campers at Moonlit Wings dive into the "Broadway biz" for a world of imagination and hands-on lessons with creative scripts and performance challenges.

Rock out at rehearsal and explore acting activities, hilarious improv, character creation, learn about movie-making, set design and more. All levels welcome! Our program is instructed by DC & NYC acting pro's and features several opportunities so every young performer shines.

Every two-week session features a brand-new script and events leading to a big finale on the final day: campers All-Star Cast Party and premiere performance for family/friends!

Some sessions even include afternoon swim breaks for actors fitness and a chance to cool off and have fun.

Our programs have limited spots to insure every child receives quality attention from our experienced instructors. We provide a supportive and safe environment for kids to express themselves, build character and make new friends.

Moonlit Wings Performing Arts Camps are #ParentApproved and celebrated in VA, DC, NYC and beyond.

Too old for this camp? Teens 14-17 learn about our behind-the-scenes program, visit Our Camp Website Link: www.moonlitwings.org or email info[AT]moonlitwings.org.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Accommodations available upon request.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Swimming, and more.

Moonlit Wings Performing Arts Summer Camp is a Top Family Summer Camp located in  Virginia offering many fun and educational Family and other activities, including: Dance, Musical Theater, Swimming and more. Moonlit Wings Performing Arts Summer Camp is a top Family Camp for ages: Young Performers Ages 7-14 (Older Teen Programs, too).
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CAMP LOCATION: We are at five fabulous locations outside the Greater DC area. Locations are in Northern Virginia: Springfield, Falls Church, McLean, Herndon and Loudoun.

Additional location available in New York City.

CAMP FACILITIES: Performance area, swimming pool, and more via studio space and community centers.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The Best Performing Arts Programs in the National Capital Area! Founded in 2008, all programs directed by DC & NYC acting pros.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Ages 14-17 ask about our Teens "Behind-the-Scenes" program.

College internships available.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: For more information regarding Scholarships or Financial Aid please email statement of need to info[AT]moonlitwings.org.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family and friends are invited to watch a performance on the final day of camp!

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Short Play Festival
Variety Shows
Talent Competitions
Community Play/Musical
Year-Round Acting Classes
Spring Break Camp
Summer Camp
Winter Break Camp
Special Events during Holiday Weekends

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Various dates and locations are available June through August. Don't get stuck on the wait-list, register today and get in the summer spotlight!

Please visit Our Camp Website Link: www.moonlitwings.org for details.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Learn about working for Moonlit Wings at Our Camp Website Link: www.moonlitwings.org.

Teaching Artists interested in instructing at Performing Arts Camp in the summer or year-round programs can send resumes to info[AT]moonlitwings.org.

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The Cheryl Felicia Rhoads Northern Virginia Acting School
Falls Church, Virginia

Visit Our The Cheryl Felicia Rhoads Northern Virginia Acting School Website
Office: 703-536-5786
Chrlrhoads[AT]aol.com
509 N. Roosevelt Blvd.
D-211
Falls Church, Virginia 22044

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
SAME

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our The Cheryl Felicia Rhoads Northern Virginia Acting School Video

CAMPER AGES: Students ages 8 to 12, 13 to 17

TYPE OF CAMP: 4 Week WED or SAT Classes

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Boy Campers. All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: We have classes that culminate in a performance.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: We have had students who are hearing and sight impaired and students who are in wheel chairs.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are in Falls Church, Virginia near Seven Corners and 4 blocks from East Falls Church Metro.

CAMP FACILITIES: Ours in not a camp per se - we just do special 4 week summer classes for all ages in June and July.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our teacher is Cheryl Felicia Rhoads who is pictured at left below in her Mother Goose costume in the 1990s. Cheryl earned her B.A. in Theatre Arts from the University of Iowa. After college, Cheryl's further formal training included studies with Josephine Forsberg at The Players Workshop of The Second City and with co-founder and Artistic Director Jeff Perry at the Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago. Cheryl was also a member of The Second City National Touring Company. She worked for 20 years in Hollywood as a professional actress, comedy coach, assistant voice casting agent, voice-over artist, director, and producer of comedy shows. In the 1990s, Cheryl's comedy classes for kids and teens were rated as "Best in L.A." by the alternative news weekly New Times Los Angeles.

Cheryl is also an individual acting coach who offers private lessons for actors who need help to prepare for auditions. She also teaches beginners and advanced actors practical advice about monologues, scene study, and improvisation with an emphasis on how to practice good diction and non-verbal communication skills that can often make an audition more effective and memorable.

Since 1995, Cheryl has taught acting to about 6,200 children, teens, and adults in both California and Virginia. When Cheryl worked in Chicago, she was nominated for a local Emmy Award and won a Joseph Jefferson Award for best actress in a revue. She also won a Drama Logue Theater Award for her performance in a revue in Los Angeles.

Cheryl was known to thousands of children in the 1990s for her starring role as Mother Goose in The Mother Goose Video Treasury. The musical nursery rhyme shows with puppets and live actors were very popular and favorably reviewed by Parents Magazine and are still sold today in the DVD format.

Cheryl also appeared on several network TV programs including as a series regular in the NBC show Against the Grain in 1993. She was also both a regular actor and a writer for The Motown Revue Starring Smokey Robinson in 1985. After re-locating from LA to Virginia In 2007, she started her own small acting school in the city of Falls Church for students from northern Virginia. But students also come from as far away as Baltimore, Frederick, Annapolis, Richmond, Haymarket, and Leesburg. Her school features small classes, private lessons, and audition-preparation coaching for advanced students who need as much individual time and attention as possible. Cheryl designs her classes and monolgues for all ages including adults without previous acting experience. Her students have been in films, won parts in school and community theater productions, and have filmed commercials and public service announcements.

Our new air-conditioned classroom offers ample free parking in front of a deluxe apartment complex club house that is located in a safe residential neighborhood near to the East Falls Church Orange Line Metro Stop and to major highways. Cheryl Rhoads is a proud member of the acting profession. See links below left to learn more about The Actors' Equity Association (AEA), FICORE in The Screen Actors Guild (SAG/AFTRA), The American Federation of Screen Actors and American Television and Radio Artists, The Writers' Guild of America (WGA), The Producers Guild of America (PGA), the Directors Guild of America (DGA) , and other fine organizations that support America's entertainment industry.

Thank you for visiting our site. You can see Cheryl's own acting demo below as a clip on You Tube or you may CLICK HERE to see her demo in a higher quality video but Quicktime 7 is needed to see it for best results.

Some of Cheryl's major film and TV credits can be found on her page on the Inernet Movie Database if you CLICK HERE.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: This is a private school.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): We have classes for ages 8 to 80.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We have classes year round. See testimonials at Our Camp Website Link: www.cherylrhoads.com

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Our Camp Website Link: www.cherylrhoads.com or call our office at 703-536-5786

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We are a year round acting school.

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Heart of Virginia Council
1723 Maidens Road
Maidens, Virginia 23102
804-556-3633

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Boy Scout Lane
Swoope, Virginia 24479
540-886-7513

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340 Millard Burke Mem. Hwy.
Goshen, Virginia
540-997-5773

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6100 Antioch Road
Haymarket, VA, Virginia
571-248-4904

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11301 Trents Bridge Rd‎
Chesterfield, Virginia 23838

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292 Rock Enon Springs Road
Gore, Virginia 22637
540-858-2551

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Bay Port Road
Jamaica, Virginia 23079
804-758-5140

Pipsico Scout Reservation
57 Pipsico Road
Spring Grove, Virginia 23881
757-294-3116

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2600 Max Creek Road
Hiwassee, Virginia 24347
540-980-3787

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Phone: 276-688-3863

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Updated: May 24, 2018

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