Summer Camps

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Summer Blast Summer Camps (rising first- fifth & sixth-eighth graders)


Summer Camp Registration

  • Camp Henrico Summer Camps 2019 Brochure
  • Registration Dates
    • Fee-Based Camps: Begins Sat, Apr 13 at 8am
    • Summer Blast (free camps, Henrico residents only): Begins Sat, Apr 20 at 8am
  • How to Register
    • Register Online: Opens at 8am on April 13 & 20.
      • Registering online for the first time? Be sure to create your account prior to the first day of registration, and add your family members too!
      • Used our online registration before? Test out your login, and make sure all of your family information is up-to-date!
      • Online Registration Tips
    • Register in person:
      • April 13 & 20, 8-11am at Belmont, Deep Run, and Eastern Henrico Recreation Center.
      • Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm at most recreation centers and the main office, beginning April 15/22.
      • Camp Registration Form

PRESCHOOL CAMPS

Kidz Corner Summer Camp

YOUTH CAMPS

Three Lakes Nature Camp, Trail Blazers Camp, CenterStage Performing Arts Camp, Fighting Gravity Camp Crump Park, Art Awakenings, H20 Camp, G”ART”EN Camp, Three Lakes Nature Discovery Camp.

YOUTH, TWEEN AND TEEN CAMPS

Junior Golf Camp

TWEEN CAMPS

Art & History Camp, Nature Skills Camp, CenterStage Performing Arts Camp, Concepts & Creations, Eco-Explorer Camp.

TEEN CAMPS

Mystery Writing Camp, Teen Outdoor Adventure Camp, CenterStage Performing Arts Camp.

THERAPEUTIC RECREATION CAMPS

Camp Epic, ages 7-13 and ages 14-17. (4 camps each)

Rescue Medication

Only emergency/rescue medication(s) as authorized by a physician are allowed at any county program. If your child requires rescue medication(s) during camp hours (for example, an inhaler or epi-pen), select ‘yes’ for the medication question during registration and call Jessica Rock at 652-1443. A medication consent form must be completed and signed by the treating physician, the parent/guardian and approved by the Medications Coordinator. Medication consent forms must be returned at least ten days prior to the beginning of the camp for approval. Medication consent forms are good for one year from the date of physician’s signature. For assistance with the medication process please contact Jessica Rock at 652-1443, or e-mail roc35@henrico.us.

Access and Inclusion

If your child has a disability and will need assistance or special accommodations in order to participate in camp, please call Jennifer Godfrey-Leleux at 501-5135 to discuss special accommodations and also select ‘yes’ for the special accommodations question during registration. You will be required to complete a packet which will provide us with the information needed to best serve your child. Packets must be completed and returned by May 10 to qualify for inclusion services. To provide high quality service, it may be necessary to change a participant’s placement if support, assistance, and accommodation can be best provided at an alternative site. For assistance with the inclusion process please contact Jennifer Godfrey-Leleaux in the Therapeutic Recreation section at 501-5135, or e-mail at god001@henrico.us. This does not guarantee registration; you must also register for camp(s) beginning April 13.


PRESCHOOL CAMPS – Ages 3-5


Kidz Corner Summer Camp

Ages 3-5. Sun, fun, and friends – that’s what Kidz Corner Summer Camp is all about! Using all our senses to explore, create, and imagine are the tasks of the week. Children must be toilet trained. Campers must bring a snack and water bottle daily. Children must be toilet-trained. Camps meet Monday through Friday from 8:30am to noon. Camps will not meet on July 4. Information: pit02@henrico.us

BE: Belmont Recreation Center, DR: Deep Run Recreation Center
EH: Eastern Henrico Recreation Center, TH: Twin Hickory Recreation Center

Dates Fee BE DR EH TH
Jun 24-28 $50 8871 8873 8874 8875
Jul 1-5 $40 8876 8877 8878 8879
Jul 8-12 $50 8880 8881 8882 8883
Jul 22-26 $50 8888 8889 8890 8891
Jul 29-Aug 2 $50 8892 8893 8897 8898

YOUTH


Three Lakes Nature Camp
Ages 8-10. Connect with nature as we spend each day exploring the great outdoors. Adventure and fun are the key ingredients in this camp, along with a heaping helping of wildlife, sunshine, and fresh air. Campers get to see animals up close, scout the woods and waterways of the park, and embark on adventures that will help establish them as stewards of the environment. Information: mon08@henrico.us

  • Tu-F, Jun 18-21, 9am-3pm, $80, Three Lakes, 9012

Trail Blazers Camp
Ages 6-7. Attention young Trail Blazers! Join us for a weeklong exploration of the great outdoors at Crump Park. Come discover and enjoy activities such as canoeing, archery, fishing, hiking, tree climbing, and nature-themed crafts. Information: hil078@henrico.us

  • M-F, Jun 24-28, 9am-noon, $50, 8982
  • M-F, Jun 24-28, 1-4pm, $50, 8983

CenterStage Camp
This performing arts camp offers workshops and training in areas of theatre, dance, and music. Includes sessions in acting, improvisation, choreography, makeup, set painting, and costuming. Camps are held at the Cultural Arts Center of Glen Allen. Information: per22@henrico.us

  • Ages 6-7. M-F, Jun 24-Jul 5, 9am-1pm, $90, 9249, No camp Jul 4.
  • Ages 8-9. M-F, Jul 8-19, 9am-4pm, $200, 9250

Fighting Gravity Camp Crump Park

Ages 8-9. Get your feet off the ground this summer with rock climbing, low ropes activities, trampoline fun, slack lining, and tree climbing! Campers will also enjoy traditional camp activities such as canoeing, fishing, archery, hiking, and having a great time in the outdoors. Information: hil078@henrico.us

  • M-F, Jul 1-5, 9am-3pm, $80, Crump Park, 8984, No camp July 4.

Art Awakenings

Ages 8-10. Explore the uses of different techniques and mediums in a fun-filled week of creativity! Within our theme of “Colorful Creatures,” create individual pieces with clay, acrylics, wood burning, and papermaking. Discover local community art on a field trip and finish the week with an art exhibit to showcase your work! Information: tru08@henrico.us

  • M-F, Jul 8-12, 9am-3pm, $100, Armour House, 8964

H2O Camp

Ages 8-9. Get wild out in the water! Enjoy swimming, canoeing, and playing awesome water games! Campers will also enjoy traditional camp activities such as fishing, archery, hiking, and having a great time in the outdoors. Information: hil078@henrico.us

  • M-F, Jul 8-12, 9am-3pm, $100, Crump Park, 8985

G”ART”EN Camp

Ages 6-7. We’re mixing the fun of gardening and art in this creative camp. The week will be full of colorful activities reflecting art inside and outside the garden. Information: tru08@henrico.us

  • M-F, Aug 5-9, 9am-noon, $50, Armour House, 8966

Three Lakes Nature Discovery Camp

Ages 6-7. Does fun in the great outdoors sound exciting to you? Each morning campers will go on a quest and develop an awareness of nature as they learn about insects, turtles, frogs, and more. Games, crafts, and live animal activities round out this program to make it a fun-filled adventure for all. Information: mon08@henrico.us

  • Tu-F, Aug 6-9, 9am-noon, $40, Three Lakes, 9013

YOUTH, TWEENS, & TEENS – AGES 8-16


Junior Golf Camp

This camp is perfect for the new golfer as well as children with some experience. Campers will learn full swing with woods/irons, short game, rules, etiquette, and course management. They will have fun with games and on-course training, preparing them for different situations. Wednesday will be spent at Windy Hill Golf Course and Friday will be a 3-hole captain’s choice fun play day where campers can bring a playing partner. Junior golfers will also receive a properly fitting starter set of clubs and lunch on Friday. Taught by a PGA/LPGA Golf Professional. Information: tay80@henrico.us
Belmont Golf Course

  • M-F, Jul 15-19, 9-11am, $195, 9289
  • M-F, Jul 22-26, 9-11am, $195, 9290

Registration closes Jul 1. Not eligible for Financial Assistance.


TWEENS – AGES 10-13


Art & History Camp

Ages 10-12. Discover the many forms of art present at Meadow Farm Museum. Create your own version using reverse glass painting, stenciling, tin punch, and more. Information: den63@henrico.us

  • Tu-F, Jun 25-28, 9am-noon, $40, Meadow Farm, 9063

Nature Skills Camp

Ages 10-12. It takes skills to survive out here! Have a blast with traditional outdoor activities such as canoeing, fishing, archery, tree climbing, and swimming! Learn camping skills such as building and starting a fire, setting up a tent, outdoor cooking, plant identification, and recognizing poisonous plants and venomous snakes. A cookout for campers will be held on Thursday evening. Information: hil078@henrico.us

  • M-F, Jul 15-19, 9am-3pm, $100, Crump Park, 8986
  • M-F, Jul 29-Aug 2, 9am-3pm, $100, Crump Park, 8987

CenterStage Performing Arts Camp

Ages 10-12. This performing arts camp offers workshops and training in areas of theatre, dance, and music. Includes sessions in acting, improvisation, choreography, makeup, set painting, and costuming. Information: per22@henrico.us

  • M-F, Jul 22-Aug 2, 9am-4pm, $200, The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 9251

Concepts and Creations

Ages 11-13. Explore the use of different techniques and mediums in a fun-filled week of creativity! Within our theme, “Colorful Creatures,” create individual pieces with clay, acrylics, wood burning, and papermaking. Discover local community art on a field trip and finish the week with an art exhibit to showcase your work! Information: tru08@henrico.us

  • M-F, Jul 22-26, 9am-3pm, $100, Armour House, 8965

Eco-Explorer Camp

Ages 10-12. Eco-Explorer Camp inspires youth with the opportunity to get outside and investigate nature. Have fun with our regular camp activities and others such as exploring the river, swinging in trees, and finding your way through the woods. Don’t miss this exciting week of Eco-Explorers! Information: hil078@henrico.us

  • M-F, Aug 12-16, 9am-3pm, $100, Dorey Park, 8990

TEENS – AGES 13-17


Mystery Writing Camp

Ages 13-16. The perfect camp for mystery readers and aspiring authors! Campers will learn how to craft believable characters, build suspense, and create means, motive, and opportunity for the perfect mystery story. Information: gri10@henrico.us

  • M-Th, Jul 8-11, 9am-noon, $40, Henrico Theatre, 8854

Teen Outdoor Adventure Camp

Ages 13-16. Outdoor Adventure Camp provides teens the opportunity to try stand-up paddle boarding, canoeing, archery, sea kayaking, recreational climbing, a ropes course, and more. Don’t miss this exciting week of outdoor adventure! Information: hil078@henrico.us

  • M-F, Jul 22-26, 9am-3pm, $100, Crump Park, 8988
  • M-F, Aug 5-9, 9am-3pm, $100, Dorey Park, 8989

CenterStage Performing Arts Camp

Ages 13-15. This performing arts camp offers workshops and training in areas of theatre, dance, and music. Includes sessions in acting, improvisation, choreography, makeup, set painting, and costuming. Information: per22@henrico.us

  • M-F, Aug 5-16, 9am-4pm, $200, The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 9253

THERAPEUTIC RECREATION

Open to individuals with disabilities who meet minimum eligibility requirements, which include independence in toileting, feeding, and dressing. Individuals with behavioral issues that compromise the safety of any individual (including themselves) will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Those with intensive medical conditions requiring assistance of medical personnel or equipment will also be reviewed individually. Participants are expected to function with a maximum staffing support of 1:3.

Therapeutic Recreation camps offer opportunities for peer interaction and development of social/life skills and a positive self-image through a variety of activities. Instructors will adapt projects and work with a variety of skill levels. Field trips to be announced prior to camp start date.

To complete the registration process, a TR Camp Packet must be completed and returned by May 10. This not does not guarantee registration; you must also register for camp(s) beginning April 13. To request a TR Camp Packet, call 501-5135 or email god001@henrico.us.


Camp EPIC

Ages 7-17. Open to individuals with disabilities who meet minimum eligibility requirements. This exciting camp has fabulous fun written all over it! Come discover new friends, build self-confidence, and learn new skills while having fun. Create long-lasting memories in a safe, well-structured environment. Camps will participate in two outings a week. Information: god001@henrico.us

Ages 7-13. Johnson ES.

  • M-W, Jun 24-Jul 3, 8am-1pm, $70, 8969
  • M-Th, Jul 8-18, 8am-1pm, $80, 8972
  • M-Th, Jul 22-Aug 1, 8am-1pm, $80, 8974
  • M-Th, Aug 5-8, 8am-1pm, $40, 8976

Ages 14-17. Johnson ES.

  • M-W, Jun 24-Jul 3, 8am-1pm, $70, 8970
  • M-Th, Jul 8-18, 8am-1pm, $80, 8973
  • M-Th, Jul 22-Aug 1, 8am-1pm, $80, 8975
  • M-Th, Aug 5-8, 8am-1pm, $40, 8977

These child day programs are operating as programs exempt from licensure with basic health and safety requirements, but has no direct oversight by the State Department of Social Services.

Contact Us

Recreation and Parks

Physical Address
6800 Staples Mill Road
Henrico, VA 23228

Phone
(804) 501-7275
Inclement Weather Hotline
(804) 501-5132

Fax
(804) 501-5284

recandparks@henrico.us

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273-0775

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