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Summer Camp Registration
- Camp Henrico Summer Camps 2018 Brochure
- Fee-Based Camps: Sat, Apr 14 at 8am
- Summer Blast (free camps): Sat, Apr 21 at 8am
- How to Register
- Register in person: Belmont, Deep Run, or Eastern Henrico Recreation Center from 8-11am on Apr 14 & 21. Summer Camp Registration Form 2018.
- Register Online: Opens at 8am on April 14 & 21.
- 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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Access and Inclusion
If your child has a disability and will need assistance or special accommodations in order to participate in camp, please call 652-1449 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 11 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 Mary Stanley in the Therapeutic Recreation section at 652-1449, or e-mail at email@example.com. This does not guarantee registration; you must also register for camp(s) beginning April 14.
Kidz Corner Summer Camp, Here We Grow Garden Camp
Back to Nature Camp, Trail Blazers Camp, CenterStage Performing Arts Camp, Fighting Gravity Camp, Art Awakenings, H20 Camp, Abra-ka-doodle Art Camp, I Love Nature! Camp, Life on the Farm Camp.
Basic Basketball Camp, Junior Golf Camp
Back to the Past Camp, Cultural Elevation with Elegba Folklore Society, Nature Skills Camp, Art & History Camp, Concepts & Creations, CenterStage Performing Arts Camp, Fighting Gravity Camp.
Mystery Writing Camp, Teen Outdoor Adventure Camp, CenterStage Performing Arts Camp, Behind the Scenes Film Camp.
Camp Epic (4 camps)
PRESCHOOL CAMPS – Ages 3-6
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. Camps meets Monday through Friday from 8:30am to noon. Camps will not meet on July 4. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
BE: Belmont Recreation Center, DR: Deep Run Recreation Center
EH: Eastern Henrico Recreation Center, TH: Twin Hickory Recreation Center
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Here We Grow Garden Camp
Ages 4-5. Flowers, basil, lady bugs, mint, and butterflies – explore nature at work! Come have fun with gardening activities and crafts, like a take-home herb and veggie garden, terra cotta creatures, and more! Here we grow! Information: email@example.com
- M-Th, Jun 25-28, 9am-noon, $40, Armour House, 7878
YOUTH – AGES 6-10
Back to 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Tu-F, Jun 19-22, 9am-3pm, $80, Three Lakes, 7698
This performing arts camp offers workshops and training in areas of theatre, dance and music, and includes sessions in acting, improvisation, choreography, makeup, set painting, and costuming. Information: email@example.com
- Ages 6-7. M-F, Jun 25-Jul 6, 9am-1pm, $100, The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 7946, No camp Jul 4.
- Ages 8-9. M-F, Jul 9-20, 9am-4pm, $200, The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 7945
Fighting Gravity Camp
Ages 8-9. Get your feet off the ground this summer with rock climbing, low ropes activities, trampoline fun, slack lining, and tree climbing! Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
- M-F, Jul 2-6, 9am-3pm, $80, Crump Park, 7789, No camp July 4.
Ages 8-10. Explore the link between language and art this summer! Learn how different types of communication create unique, engaging pieces. Create sculptures, collages, poems, and more! Discover a local community art center and finish the week with an art exhibit to showcase your work! Information: email@example.com
- M-F, Jul 9-13, 9am-3pm, $100, Armour House, 7802
H2O Camp – Crump Park
Ages 8-9. Get wild out in the water! Enjoy swimming, canoeing, playing awesome water games, and other camp-themed activities! Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
- M-F, Jul 23-27, 9am-3pm, $100, Crump Park, 7791
Abra-ka-doodle Art Camp
Ages 6-7. Let creativity be your guide in this fun, activity-filled art camp. Explore the connection between language and art this summer and create some memorable masterpieces! Information: email@example.com
- M-F, Aug 6-10, 9am-noon, $50, Armour House, 7795
I Love Nature! Camp
Ages 6-7. Immerse yourself in the great outdoors as we play, hike, and explore along the woods, fields, and footpaths of the park. Games and crafts round out the camp and help us celebrate nature and all of its wonder. Campers will be introduced to the nature center’s live animals. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Tu-F, Aug 7-10, 9am-noon, $40, Three Lakes, 7700
Life on the Farm Camp
Which animal has bristles? Who has a gizzard instead of a stomach? What is a mule? Come help the farmer take care of the animals. Learn what it was like to live on a farm 150 years ago. After the chores are done, play old-fashioned games. Information: email@example.com
- Ages 6-7. M-Th, Aug 20-23, 9am-noon, $40, Meadow Farm, 7823
- Ages 8-9. M-Th, Aug 27-30, 9am-noon, $40, Meadow Farm, 7826
Trail Blazers Camp
Ages 6-7. Attention young “Trail Blazers”! Join us for a week-long exploration of the great outdoors. Come discover and enjoy activities such as; canoeing, archery, fishing, hiking, tree climbing and nature themed crafts. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
TWEENS – AGES 10-13
Back to the Past Camp
Ages 10-12. Travel back in time to the days when Woodland Native Americans lived here. Journey forward through the ages as you explore everyday life from the 19th through early 20th centuries. Campers will explore life in the past by cooking over a fire, in an open hearth, and on an iron stove. They will learn to use antique woodworking tools, participate in daily domestic and animal chores, games, and a field trip. Information: email@example.com
- M-F, Jun 18-22, 9am-3pm, $100, Meadow Farm, 7827
Cultural Elevation with Elegba Folklore Society
Ages 10-13. In this week-long camp, children can strengthen and grow through engagement in the cultural arts, focusing on African Diasporic cultural education to raise self-awareness and bolster achievement. Activities include African dance and music workshops, craft-making as topical symbols, perspectives on history, discussions, and journaling. The camp will close with a showcase. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
- M-F, Jul 9-13, 9am-1pm, $50, Henrico Theatre, 7951
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, swimming, and an overnight campout! Learn camping skills such as building and starting a fire, setting up a tent, outdoor cooking, plant identification, and recognizing poisonous plants and snakes. The overnight campout will be held on Thursday night. Information: email@example.com
Art & History Camp
Ages 10-12. Discover the many forms of art present at Meadow Farm and then make your own versions using reverse glass painting, calligraphy, stenciling, folk art and more. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
- M-Th, Jul 16-19, 9am-noon, $40, Meadow Farm, 7828
Concepts and Creations
Ages 11-13. Explore the link between language and art this summer! Learn how different types of language create unique, engaging pieces, all while creating sculptures, collages, poems and more! Discover a local community art center and finish the week by creating an art exhibit to showcase your work! Information: email@example.com
- M-F, Jul 23-27, 9am-3pm, $100, Armour House, 7803
CenterStage Performing Arts Camp
Ages 10-12. This performing arts camp offers workshops and training in areas of theatre, dance and music; including sessions in acting, improvisation, choreography, makeup, set painting, and costuming. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
- M-F, Jul 23-Aug 3, 9am-4pm, $200, The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 7944
Fighting Gravity Camp
Ages 10-12. Get your feet off the ground this summer with rock climbing, low ropes activities, trampoline fun, slacklining, tree climbing, and more! Information: email@example.com
- M-F, Aug 6-10, 9am-3pm, $100, Dorey Park, 7790
Basic Basketball Camp
Ages 7-17. Basic Basketball Camp is designed to develop basketball skills through instruction of the fundamentals of the game. Both individual and team concepts will be taught. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- M-Th, Jul 2-5*, 8am-noon, $30, Pocahontas MS, 7638
- M-Th, Jul 9-12, 8am-noon, $40, Pocahontas MS, 7639
- M-Th, Jul 16-19, 8am-noon, $40, Pocahontas MS, 7640
- M-Th, Jul 23-26, 8am-noon, $40, Pocahontas MS, 7641
*No camp July 4.
Junior Golf Camp
Ages 8-16. 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 of 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 captains 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: email@example.com
Registration closes June 8. Not eligible for Financial Assistance.
TEENS – AGES 13-17
Mystery Writing Camp
Ages 13-16. Mystery readers and aspiring authors will enjoy this camp. You will learn how to craft believable characters, building suspense, and create means, motive and opportunity for the perfect mystery story. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
- M-Th, Jul 9-19, 10am-noon, $40, Walkerton Tavern, 7645
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: email@example.com
CenterStage Performing Arts Camp
Ages 13-15. This performing arts camp offers workshops and training in areas of theatre, dance and music; including sessions in acting, improvisation, choreography, makeup, set painting, and costuming. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
- M-F, Aug 6-17, 9am-4pm, $200, The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 7943
Behind the Scenes Film Camp
Ages 13-17. Budding film directors and cinematographers will work in small groups to create their own film or documentary. Sessions include writing, directing, visual storytelling, composition, film editing, lighting, and special effects. See your own work on the big screen at the conclusion of camp. Information: email@example.com
- M-F, Aug 6-17, 9am-1pm, $100, Henrico Theatre, 7942
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 and 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 11. This not does not guarantee registration; you must also register for camp(s) beginning April 14. To request a TR Camp Packet, call 652-1449 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ages 7-17. Open to individuals with disabilities who meet minimum eligibility requirements. Join us at Camp EPIC – Exceptional People in Camp! Through arts and crafts, outings, and cooperative games, children will work on peer relationships, social skills, and self-confidence. No camp Jul 4. Johnson ES. Information: email@example.com