We are excited about another summer that will allow our participants to grow and learn through fun, recreational experiences. Your children will be encouraged to be creative, learn new skills, make new friends, and have a lot of fun!

We hope you will find this webpage and parent handbook helpful. If you have any questions about Summer Blast or Teen Scene, please see the contact information listed below.

Parent Handbook

We’ve compiled a Parent Handbook full of camp details. Be sure to take a look! Here are a few of the topics:

  • Camp Rules & Policies
  • Helpful Tips for Parents & Participants
  • Inclement Weather Policies and more!

Contact Information

  • Camp questions should be directed towards the Specialist for a participant’s camp site.
    *Please refer to the chart below to find the Specialist’s number for each site.*
  • Camp registration questions should be directed towards the registration staff for each site.
    *Please use the Registration Phone Number listed for the site for assistance.*
  • Therapeutic Recreation (TR) questions should be directed towards Katie Wieberg (Inclusion) at wie002@henrico.us or Jennifer Godfrey (Medication) at god001@henrico.us.

Phone Numbers



Participant Information (Updates)
Any changes (additions or removals) of authorized persons for pick up must be made in writing. You can send an email to registration@henrico.us or fill out a Participant Information Form and return to site staff. Expect information to be updated within two business days.

If it is determined that your child requires a medication/medical procedure during program hours, a Participant Medication Consent Form must first be completed and signed by the participant’s parent/legal guardian and authorizing physician. Medication/medical procedures will not be dispensed without written authorization. The parent/legal guardian is responsible for notifying the supervising staff of any changes in medication/medical needs. Notification of changes must be made in writing by the parent/legal guardian and physician. Recreation staff will not implement changes without written authorization from the parent/legal guardian and physician. Verbal authorization will not be accepted.



Summer Blast & Teen Scene are free camps for Henrico residents. Participants must have completed one of the following grades during the 2014-15 school year: K-4 or 5-7. Camp is held Monday-Thursday from 8:30am-2:30pm. Seven one-week sessions are available for 2015. Please only register for one location per session, per participant.

  • Session I: June 22-25Dorey Mosaics  TS3-3
  • Session II: June 29-July 1
  • Session III: July 6-9
  • Session IV: July 13-16
  • Session V: July 20-23
  • Session VI: July 27-30
  • Session VII: August 3-6

Summer Blast Contact: Heather Grubb, gru16@henrico.us
Teen Scene Contact: Cindy Rinker, rin77@henrico.us

Summer Blast & Teen Scene Locations (PDF) Map

Online Registration Tips for Summer Blast & Teen Scene


Summer Blast Camp is an active, safe, fun and enriching environment for your child during summer break. Make new friends while venturing in the outdoors, playing sports, crafting, creating, laughing and performing! Participants must have completed one of the following grades: K-4.

Summer Blast Sites
Armour House** (outdoor program) Kaechele ES
Ashe ES* Longdale ES*
Baker ES Maybeury ES
Carver ES Mehfoud ES (cancelled)
Chamberlayne ES Pemberton ES*
Colonial Trail ES Sandston ES
Crestview ES Short Pump ES
Deep Run Recreation Center Three Lakes Park (outdoor program)
Dorey Rec Ctr Twin Hickory ES
Echo Lake ES* Varina ES
Greenwood ES Ward ES*
Hunton Comm Ctr  Twin Hickory Recreation Center*** (Afternoon site)


*Denotes sites already supported with trained Inclusion Staff. Requests for special accommodations (due to a disability) must be submitted by May 15.

** Armour House- No camp Jun 29-Jul 1 or Jul 13-16
***Twin Hickory Recreation Center (Afternoon site-camp hours: 1-5pm)


Teen Scene is for active teens who want to unplug and we’ve got at least TEN good reasons to unglue from your screens this summer!

  • Super-Sized Sports & Games
  • Ultra-Creative Art & Fashion Projects
  • Awe-Inspiring Music Mayhem
  • Open Space Geocaching: A little on the wild side!
  • You-Choose Days: You make the plan!
  • Special Events
  • Going Green Earth-Friendly Activities
  • Helping Hands: Cuz you’re awesome at lending a hand!
  • Teen Ink: Self-publish your words and pictures
  • The Big Teen Challenge that is, well, BIG!

So unplug for just one week and unleash your potential to try new things, grow new ideas, and connect with new people! Participants must have completed one of the following grades: 5-7.

Teen Scene Sites

*Denotes sites already supported with trained Inclusion Staff. Requests for special accommodations (due to a disability) must be submitted by May 15.



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