Summer Camps


4-H Camp Southwest VA

Boys & Girls • Ages 9-18
775 Hermitage Road, Wirtz, VA
(540) 721-2759

Summer camp at the Skelton 4-H Center provides countless opportunities for learning more about the natural world around us. Days are filled with instructional-based camp classes, unstructured recreation and swim time, flag ceremonies, and evening programs.

Alta Mons

Boys & Girls • Ages 5-16
Overnight & Day Camps
2842 Crockett Springs Road, Shawsville, VA 24162
(540) 268-2409

Alta Mons is a United Methodist Camp located in Shawsville, VA (right between Salem and Christiansburg). We seek to serve campers in grades K-12 through summer day and overnight camps. We utilize the small group model and focus on building relationships-- with each other, with God, and with nature. We do this through spending time together-- at the ropes course, hiking to the falls, around the campfire, and much more. Scholarships are available!

Apple Ridge Farm

Boys & Girls • Ages 6-16
9230 Pine Forest Rd., Cooper Hill, VA 24079
(540) 982-1322

The Apple Ridge Farm Academic Summer Camp offers Roanoke's inner-city youth ages 6-16 an opportunity to enjoy a mountain camp experience and gain life skills that will serve them in their home environments. Youth engage in activities designed to provide challenges, stimulate trust and cooperation, and build self-esteem.

Blue Mountain School Summer Camp

Boys & Girls • Ages 3-12
470 Christiansburg Pike, Floyd, VA 24091
(540) 745-4234

Blue Mountain School is a contemplative progressive school located on 8 wooded acres in beautiful Floyd County. At BMS, we know how to do summer right with creative day programs for ages 3-12 that include fort building, forests, and fun.

Bricks 4 Kidz

Boys & Girls • All Ages
Day Camps
Oak Grove Plaza, 2009 Electric Road, Suite J, Roanoke VA 24018
(540) 380-2485

In this exciting Bricks 4 Kidz camp, we use LEGO® bricks and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) principles to build amazing worlds of fun in a variety of different themes each week. Sample themes include models based on popular themes including Minecraft, Superheroes, Pokeman, Star Wars, The Lego Movie 2, How to Train your Dragon, Toy Story and more! Your child will enjoy building LEGO mosaics, 3D LEGO Builds and motorized LEGO projects. Each camper will build a custom mini-figure to take home at the end of the week, as well as receive a Bricks 4 Kidz Camp T-shirt.

Camp Bethel

Boys & Girls • Ages 5-18
328 Bethel Road, Fincastle, VA
(540) 992-2940

Together with God, with each other, and with creation. When we live together in intentional Christian community, even for only one week, we gain person-to-person relationship skills to benefit our families, schools, churches, communities, and world. Hundreds of activities in resident camps, day camps, adventure camps, skills camps, and trips led by excellent counselors in a unique “small group camping” style. Trusted by thousands of Virginia families since 1927. Our year-round events, fundraisers, and facilities are open to everyone. Learn more at

Camp Blue Ridge

Boys & Girls • Ages 7-17
529 Old Mill Road, Montebello, VA
(540) 466-1583

Camp Blue Ridge offers six different styles of camp to fit your family! We offer everything from aquatic adventure to arts and crafts! We have a Family Summer Camp so that everyone can enjoy the beautiful nature God has given us.

Camp Carysbrook

Girls Only • Ages 6-16
3500 Camp Carysbrook Road, Riner, VA
(540) 382-1670

Camp Crossroads

Girls Only • Ages 6-16

2247 Little Piney Road Lowesville Virginia

(434) 277-8465

Journey to CrossRoads to enjoy high ropes, swimming, hiking, arts & crafts, games, archery, climbing wall & much more! Join for the day or purchase a family meal and lodging package. Journey is intentionally designed for guests 8-17, but much of it can be adapted for younger children. Get to know us in 2021 as a family or group and we will see your camper for overnight camp in 2022!

Camp Eagle

Boys & Girls • Ages 5-18
458 Camp Eagle Road, Fincastle, VA
(540) 473-3117

A short drive away from Roanoke, VA, Camp Eagle has been ministering to folks of all ages for more than 30 years through summer camps, retreats, and specialized group events. We desire to use the elements of Christian camping to provide fun and fulfillment for the present, hope for the future, and develop strong, impactful leaders who will turn the world upside down.

Camp Easter Seals UCP

Boys & Girls • Ages 7-22
201 E. Main Street, Salem, VA
(540) 777-5750

Camp Friendship

Boys & Girls • Ages 7-16 
573 Friendship Road, Palmyra, VA
(434) 589-8950

Since 1966, Camp Friendship has been providing summer experiences that foster growth, independence, exploration and community in Palmyra, VA, outside of Charlottesville. Campers in Traditional Camp choose from over 35 activities in the areas of fine and performing arts, sports, aquatics, horseback riding, and adventure. Equestrian Camp is a full day of Hunter/Jumper style program for girls who love horses. One and two-week sessions available.

Camp Greenbrier

Boys • Ages 7-17
100 Camp Greenbrier Drive, Alderson, WV 24910
(304) 445-7168

Camp Greenbrier is a traditional summer camp for boys which has been owned and operated by the same family since 1948.  Established in 1898, Greenbrier is located along the beautiful Greenbrier River.  Campers get to pick all of their own activities and the food is great!  Counselor to camper ratio is 1 to 3.  Come join the Tradition of Fun!

Camp Hanover

Boys & Girls • Ages 6-18

3163 Parsleys Mill Road, Mechanicsville, VA

(804) 779-2811

Camp Hanover offers outdoorsy, small-group, faith-based camps for elementary, middle, and high school age youth. Camp Hanover is a place where acceptance of and caring for others is the key aspect of the community we build. Activities include Archery, Arts & Crafts, Bible Study, Canoeing, Campfire Cooking, Climbing Wall, CORCLS, Hiking, Outdoor Living Skills, Nature Appreciation, Swimming, Stand Up Paddleboards, The Mudslide, Worship, and more!

Camp Holiday Trails

Boys & Girls • Ages 5-20
(434) 977-3781
400 Holiday Trails Lane, Charlottesville, VA

Camp Horizons

Boys & Girls • Ages 9-16
3586 Horizons Way, Harrisonburg, VA
(540) 896-7600

Camp Mont Shenandoah

Boys & Girls • Ages 7-12  
218 Mont Shenandoah Lane,
Millboro Springs, VA
(540) 997-5994


Camp Rim Rock

Girls • Ages 8-16
343 Camp Rim Rock Road, Yellow Spring, WV
(304) 856-2869

Camp Roanoke

Boys & Girls • Ages rising K-11th graders
Overnight & Day Camps
6498 Dry Hollow Rd., Salem, VA
(540) 387-6114

An enriching outdoor adventure day camp, Camp Roanoke’s Discovery program is back for fun in 2021! During each week, campers will engage in a wide range of activities, such as: archery, climbing tower, environmental education, canoeing (ages 9+), team building, arts and crafts, hiking, field games, special events and more. Campers should bring multiple facial coverings, a bag lunch and at least one full water bottle.

Camp Strawderman

Girls • Ages 6-17
2494 Dellinger Acres Road, Edinburg, VA
(540) 984-4738

Camp Strawderman is about riding horseback, swimming in freshwater streams and hiking on mountain trails. It’s about belly laughs and Indian stories, sitting by roaring campfires and igniting lifelong friendships. It’s about cuddling with four-legged friends, climbing mountains, and singing at the top of your lungs. It’s about being who you are and liking who that is.

Camp Tall Timbers

Boys & Girls • Ages 7-16
1115 Reflection Lane, High View, WV
(304) 856-3722

Camp Tuk-A-Way

Boys & Girls • Ages 8-18
2262 Craig Creek Road, Blacksburg, VA
(540) 961-4100

Located on 65 acres in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Camp Tuk-A-Way seeks to provide a clean, wholesome environment for quality Christian camping. We will engage our teens and children in a fun-filled week of physical, mental and spiritual exercises that will help them grow, like David, into the Giant-Killers God has called each of us to be.

Camp Twin Creeks

Boys & Girls • Ages 7-16
9235 Huntersville Road, Marlinton, WV
(914) 345-0707

Camp Watonka

Boys• Ages 8-16
328 Wangum Falls Road, Hawley, PA
(570) 226-4779

Camp Watonka is the only program in America offering the traditional overnight experience combining crafts, sports, dirt-bikes, adventure and waterfront with a hands-on science program. This unique combination makes us the ideal program for all boys looking for fun summer focused on their personal interests.

Caroline Furnace Lutheran Camp & Retreat Center

Boys & Girls • Ages 6-17
2239 Camp Roosevelt Road, Fort Valley, VA 22652
(540) 449-0012

We have a place for everyone around the campfire! All are welcome here. You are welcome here. In 2021, Caroline Furnace is offering small group, cohort-based camping each Sunday to Thursday for grades 1-12, plus family retreats each weekend each Thursday to Sunday. A virtual Camp at Home option is offered in two three-week sessions. Overnight camps and family retreats may choose from a wide range of adventure based activities: swimming, canoeing, fishing, hiking, archery, creekwalking, horseback riding, rock climbing, campfire cooking, and more! For over 60 years, Summer Camp has been a place that supports new experiences, close friendships, limitless fun, and faith made tangible.

Chanco on the James

Boys & Girls • Ages 6-17

394 Floods Drive, Spring Grove, VA 23881



Chanco on the James has one of the most successful youth camping programs in Virginia. The camp program has been running continuously since 1968 and is accredited by the American Camping Association. Every year since 2014, Chanco has enjoyed the recognition of being voted number one “Best Summer Camp” by Virginia Living Magazine.

Chatham Hall Summer Programs

Girls Only • Ages 10-16
800 Chatham Hall Circle, Chatham, VA
(434) 432-5605

Every summer Chatham Hall offers programs to introduce girls to some of the best parts of being a Chatham Hall student during the school year. Over the course of five weeks, Summer at Chatham Hall provides girls with fun and enriching classes and activities taught by Chatham Hall faculty. Through a unique blend of innovative and engaging programming girls explore, collaborate, and challenge themselves and one another intellectually and creatively.

Our residential program offers the experience for campers to have an enriched opportunity to expand their friendship circles to include girls from different regions of the country and around the world.  In a community of trust and responsibility, girls are encouraged to challenge themselves, take risks, and accomplish extraordinary things.

Childcare Network Summer Camps

Boys & Girls • Ages 0-12  
4335 Brambleton Avenue, Roanoke, VA
(540) 989-3459

Childcare Network’s Adventure Summer Camp Program is designed to provide a fun and exciting environment for your child, while continuing to help them explore and discover the world around them.  While at our kids’ day camp, your child will have the opportunity to participate in different weekly themes with engaging activities, educational field trips and projects with their friends.

Creative Kids Summer Camp

Boys & Girls • Ages 0-12

1631 Blue Hills Drive NE, Roanoke, VA

(540) 774-2547


We’re taking some of our favorite shows and movies and we’re bringing them to life, right here, at Creative Kids and all around town!  Let’s find The Stranger Things, and put your CSI skills to work!  We’ll be Upside Down, experience The Jungle and listen for The Big Bang!  We’re all American Idols but that doesn’t mean you can’t Wipe Out! so be careful!  And even though you may only have a Minute to Win It,  it truly is a Wonderful Life!

Divine Dance Center

Boys & Girls • Ages 3+
3513 Brambleton Avenue, Roanoke, VA
(540) 774-0296

Come learn with an award-winning competitive dance company! Professional staff and a friendly atmosphere!

GEMS - Girls Empowered by Mountain Shepherd

Boys & Girls • Ages 0-5
57 Hemlock Ridge Lane, Catawba, VA 24070
(434) 238-4094

GEMS Camp gives middle and high school girls empowering opportunities  to learn survival skills, explore outdoor experiences like backpacking, kayaking, rock climbing and more. Your daughter will learn about herself while surrounded by supportive peers and positive role models. GEMS come to camp to expand their comfort zones in the outdoors and grow into courageous, confident, compassionate leaders!

Girl Scout Summer Camps

Girls • Ages 5-17
Ovenight & Day Camps

(540) 777-5100


Girl Scout Camp is an outdoor program designed to give girls a positive and fun experience in the great outdoors. Under the guidance of trained and enthusiastic leaders, each camp provides age-appropriate activities allowing girls to experience a variety of Girl Scout programs in an outdoor setting. Activities include archery, arts, games, nature study, outdoor cooking, hiking, overnight camp-outs and lots more! Some camps offer swimming, boating and/or high-adventure activities for teen girls. Summer Camp Leadership Training is also offered for girls currently in the 6th grade and above who wish to learn more about becoming a camp staff member.

Green Ridge Summer Camps

Boys & Girls • Ages 3-17
Day Camps
7415 Wood Haven Rd., Roanoke VA 
(540) 387-6078

2020 Dates: June 8th through August 7th

Choose your adventure, with over 200 weeks of programs for ages 3-17 including full-day and half-day camps from Roanoke County Parks.

HoneyTree Summer Camps

Boys & Girls • Ages 5-12
Multiple Locations
(540) 344-4543

The Hive Summer Camp at HoneyTree is for students who have completed kindergarten through age 12. A private swim club, plus special interest groups, arts and science projects, field trips, and more keep The Hive buzzing with activities each weekday. The Hive opens when school is out and lasts for 10 weeks. With more than 35 years of service to Roanoke Valley families, HoneyTree provides a quality program in a safe, supportive environment. Treat your youngster to one active summer—and yourself to peace of mind—at The Hive.

Kids Square Summer Camps

Boys & Girls • Ages 3-8
Center I the Square, Roanoke, VA

Fizz, Explode and Explore   

Ages 3-4 June 21-24

Ages 4-6 July 12-15

Fizzing, Exploding and Exploring galore for four days! Explode with excitement as you delve into crazy concoctions,messy mediums and radical reactions.


Junior Chef Camp 

Ages 3-4 July 26-29

Grab a chef’s hat and dive right in. We will provide everything a child needs to create healthy and some not so healthy recipes while learning along the way. We’ll bring culinary enjoyment to everything we create.

When I Grow Up Camp

Ages 4-6 June 28-July 1

Become a chef that creates yummy treats, doctors that care for patients using first aid kits we construct, and veterinarians who take special care of furry friends. the fun does not stop there, We may have some special visitors from the zoo.

Lancerlot Summer Camps

Boys & Girls • Ages 5-12
1110 Vinyard Road, Vinton, VA
(540) 981-0205

Little Leapers

Boys & Girls • Ages 3-9
1460 S. Main Street, Blacksburg, VA
(540) 200-8573

Mill Mountain Theatre Conservatory

Girls & Boys • Ages 4+
Day Camps
1 Market Sq SE, Roanoke, VA 24011
(540) 342-5766

Audition Boot Camp - June 14 - June 18 from 6:00pm-8:00pm Want to know everything there is to know about auditions? Want to practice building your audition techniques, learn how to find audition material, create a resume, do dance and movement calls, try out cold read and callback techniques, and more? Then this audition boot camp is for you. Whether you are a student just starting out and learning about auditions for the first time, or a veteran looking to enhance your skills and expand your repertoire, you belong in this boot camp. Don’t miss this opportunity to become the best auditionee you can be, and have tons of fun along the way!

Dancing Through the Ages: Beginner Dance Camp (In-Person) - May 31 - June 4 from 6:00-7:30pm - Join MMT dance instructors Leonela & AnnElese as they take you on a journey through musical theatre history! Students in this beginner-level class will have a blast learning basic musical theatre style dance techniques and combinations set to songs from different decades in musical theatre.

Disney Heroes & Villains: K-2 Acting & Creative Movement (Virtual) - May 31 - June 4 from 9:30am-12:00pm - Join MMT Join us for this exciting, Disney-themed heroes and villains camp, featuring characters from some of your favorite stories! In this 5-day virtual camp, we will sing songs, move our bodies, act out stories, and learn through online creative play.  Additionally, campers will receive instructions for fun heroes & villains themed crafts and activities to do at home each day.

Harry Potter Camp with MMT & SMWV - June 14 - June 18 from 9:30am - 12:00 (Half Day) or 4:00pm (Full Day) - Back once again by popular demand, join MMT and the Science Museum of Western Virginia for this Harry Potter themed camp collaboration! Think you have what it takes to be the brightest witch or wizard of your age? Grab your spellbook and magic wand and join us for this enchanting camp! During the week, students will be immersed in the magical world of J.K. Rowling’s books, as they get sorted into houses, compete for the house cup, and learn magical skills through theatre and science activities and creative play. This camp culminates with a House Cup Ceremony and students showcasing some of  their new wizarding skills.

Magic Treehouse Adventures: Elementary Theatre (In-Person) June 7 - June 11 from 9:30am-12:00pm - This summer, elementary-aged students will explore stories from all different times and cultures with our Magic Treehouse Elementary Theatre camp! Come learn essential theatre skills, make new friends, play fun games, and explore new worlds with us as we act, sing, dance, and more! Students enrolled in this camp will also get to watch the 2021 MMT summer touring production of Tomas and the Library Lady and do a meet-and-greet with the actors during their camp session.

Marvel vs. DC: Middle & High School Acting & Improv (Virtual)  May 31 - June 4 from 1:00-4:00pm - Marvel or DC? Acting or Improv? No matter which one you prefer, come join MMT  and bust out your comedy skills in this knee-slapping digital camp! Learn essential Acting & Improv skills through fun games and exercises geared towards keeping your audience entertained. Students will enhance their performance skills, develop confidence, and strengthen their acting & improvisation techniques - and possibly have a debate or two about comics! Students will share some of what they’ve created in a culminating virtual performance for family and friends.

Musical Theatre Hits: Intermediate & Advanced Dance Camp (In-Person) - June 7 - June 11 from 6:00-8:00pm - Step up your dance game as you join MMT dance instructors Leonela & AnnElese for this fun and fast-paced class! Students in this intermediate & advanced level class will love practicing musical theatre style dance techniques and learning combinations set to some of musical theatre’s all-time greatest hits. Don’t miss this fun and challenging dance camp!

Pop Art: Middle & High School Music Theatre (In-Person) - June 7 - June 11 from 1:00-4:00pm - Students will hone their musical theatre skills in this exciting new camp based entirely on pop songs! The class will learn how to embrace the acting, singing, and dancing components of musical theatre performance even when using modern songs they might hear on the radio. Come make new friends and have some fun in this Pop-Art camp for middle & high schoolers!

Production Camp: Godspell - June 21 - June 26 from 10:00am-5:00pm - Join us for MMT’s third-annual production camp, this year featuring the show Godspell! Middle and high school students of all experience levels are invited to join us for this fast-and-furious camp session in which they will audition for roles, rehearse, and perform a full show, all within one week! Don’t miss this opportunity to build your acting and musical theatre skills and experience while also having a blast with your friends (new and old) and the MMT education team!

Technical Theatre Camp - June 29 - July 2 from 10:00am-4:00pm Have you ever wondered how a play goes from the page to the stage, or wanted to learn more about what happens behind the scenes? Then this technical theatre camp is for you! Whether you have worked backstage before or are completely new to the world of technical theatre, this class will introduce you to all the basic elements of tech work, from scene and props design and building, to sound and lighting, to costumes. Students may even get to help work on projects for MMT’s upcoming 2021 season! Don’t miss this fun tech theatre camp for middle & high schoolers!

Mill Mountain Zoo Summer Camps

Boys & Girls • Ages 6-13
Mill Mountain Spur, 2404 Prospect Rd. SE, Roanoke, VA 24014
(540) 343-3241 x103

Mill Mountain Zoo’s popular summer camps are a terrific way to introduce your child to the animal kingdom or to foster an existing interest in the feathered, furry and scaly critters we share the planet with.  Each 3 day camp is designed to encourage a child’s respect and enthusiasm for the natural world through hands-on, fun and educational activities.  Besides shadowing and assisting keepers, campers will experience up-close animal encounters, arts and crafts, scavenger hunts, scientific explorations and OH, SO MUCH MORE!  There are camps available for ages 6-13.

All Camps: $160 Zoo Member - $180 Non-Member

Animal Mythbusters - June 29-July 1 - Ages 6-8     

When it comes to the animal kingdom, we have come to believe in many myths and sayings.  Do elephants really have perfect memories?  Do crocodiles really cry?  Are bats really blind?  Can groundhogs really predict the arrival of spring?  Campers will explore these myths and old sayings and many others as they separate fact from fiction.

Zookeeper 101  - July 13-15 or July 27-29 Ages 8-10                                

Just what does a zookeeper do?  Campers will get to explore the various animal husbandry techniques it takes to care for the many birds, mammals and reptiles that make up Mill Mountain Zoo’s collection.  The importance of animal enrichment for an animal’s well-being will also be explored.

Junior Zookeepers - August 3-5 - Ages 10-13                                    

Junior Zookeepers builds on the information that campers learned in Zookeeper 101.  Campers will delve further into how animals are cared for at the zoo as they assist keeper staff with some of their daily duties.  Be ready to get dirty!

Requirements for Junior Zookeepers:

It is preferred that campers have taken Zookeeper 101 this summer or a previous summer.  Campers also need to submit a letter stating why they think they would be a good Junior Zookeeper.

North Star Childcare Summer Camps

Boys & Girls • Ages 5-12
5407 Peters Creek Road, Roanoke, VA
(540) 366-3629


We own a Swim Club!  Splash Valley! Skate Center! Karate! Gymnastics! Huge Moon Bounce! 

Nike Lacrosse Summer Camp

Boys & Girls • Ages 7-12
Roanoke College, Salem, VA
(540) 345-7820

Day camp for boys and girls lacrosse players ages 7-12


Phoebe Needles Center Summer Camps

Boys & Girls • Ages 12-18
Overnight & Day Camps
732 Turners Creek Road, Callaway, VA 24067
(540) 449-1557

We have camps for multiple ages including day camps and residential camps. Activities for day camps include swimming, arts and crafts, and games. Activities for residential camps include swimming, arts and crafts, hiking, camping, rock climbing, games, outdoor recreation, tie-dyeing t-shirts, caving, and more!

Residential Camps:

Middler Camp for rising 7th to 8th graders (June 13 to 19)

Senior Camp for rising  9th to 12th graders (June 20 to 26)

Outdoor Expedition Camp for minimum age 13 (June 27 to July 2)

First Year Camp for rising 5th to 6th graders (June 27 to July 2)

Rock Climbing Camp for minimum age 13 (July 4 to 10)

Art Camp for minimum age 11 (July 11 to 17)

Nature Camp for minimum age 11 (July 11 to 17)

Outreach Camp for rising 7 to 12 graders (July 18 to 24)

Day Camps - all are for rising 1st to 4th graders:

All Around Camp (June 14 to 18)

Art Camp I (June 21 to 25)

Swim Camp I (June 28 to July 2)

Art Camp II (July 5 to 9)

Swim Camp II (July 12 to 16)

*campers do not have to attend session I of art and/or swim camp to be able to attend the second session

We have scholarships available for those that need assistance. Camp dates and programs are subject to change due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Randolph-Macon Academy Summer Program

Boys & Girls • Ages rising 5th-8th graders
Overnight & Day
200 Academy Drive, Front Royal, VA
(540) 636-5484


River Rock Climbing

Boys & Girls • Ages 5-18
806 Wasena Avenue SW #100, Roanoke, VA
(540) 685-2360

Looking for something completely different? We have just the thing at the River Rock!

Indoor rock climbing promotes confidence, coordination and balance, muscle development, teamwork, and problem-solving skills. The social and athletic skills acquired through climbing will last a lifetime. We have camps for all age ranges that will keep your kids moving and having fun.

Our walls are professionally engineered and certified by the Climbing Wall Association. All our equipment meets or exceeds industry standards. Our River Rock Staff has been carefully selected, extensively trained, loves working with youth, and are certified in first aid and CPR. It is our privilege to work with your children.

Roanoke City Summer Camps

Boys & Girls • Ages 5-13
215 Church Avenue SW, Roanoke, VA
(540) 510-4056

Roanoke County Summer Camps

Girls & Boys • All Ages
1206 Kessler Mill Road, Salem, VA
(540) 387-6078


Passport to Fun 2021 - Summer Camp returns to Roanoke County in 2021! Your Passport to Fun begins, June 1 - August 6, ages 3 and Up!

Visit to view the full list of 2021 Summer Camps from Roanoke County Parks!

Roanoke Valley SPCA Veterinary & Pre-Veterinary Science Camp

Boys & Girls • Ages rising 4th-10th graders
Day Camps
1340 Baldwin Ave., Roanoke, VA
(540) 400-7795


Salem City Summer Camps

Girls & Boys • All Ages

110 Union Street, Salem, VA

(540) 375-3054


Science Museum of Western Virginia

Boys & Girls • Pre K-5
1 Market Square SE, Roanoke, VA
(540) 342-5722

Our Summer Camps combine hands-on activities, thought-provoking challenges and passionate instructors to encourage curiosity-based learning and promote STEAM literacy. With a range of camps across many popular STEAM topics, there is a program suited for every young scientist. By using your child’s favorite STEAM topics, they engage better with the learning principals behind each activity! Register today at

Taubman Museum of Art Summer Camps

Boys & Girls • Ages 5-13
Day Camps
110 Salem Avenue SE, Roanoke, VA 24011
(540) 342-5760

Please note that, along with fun and learning, the health and safety of your camper is our top priority. To learn more about our current health and safety guidelines, please visit

The Museum will follow federal and statewide health guidelines for this camp. Registration is limited at this time to comply with current regulations, which may be subject to change.

$175/week, $150/week for members

Pre-registration required - $10 off for each subsequent camp or sibling registration!

Clay Creations - June 14-18 - Ages 5-9

Clay Creations - June 28- July 2 - Ages 8-11                                      

Do you have a budding potter or sculptor in your family? Sign them up for the Clay Creations Camp!

Campers will learn hand-building techniques, like slab, pinch, and coil, as well as have the opportunity to throw on the potter’s wheel!

The clay projects will connect to the exhibitions, so campers will learn and get inspired in the galleries, create in the classroom, and have plenty of time to explore the Museum!

The projects and exhibit connections will be different from the second Clay Creations session offered later in the summer, so campers could do both and have two unique experiences! Instructor: Amy Jackson

Paint, Print + Play (Ages 5-9)                               

Get your kiddo’s creative juices flowing with this Taubman Museum of Art multi-media camp!

Campers will experiment with watercolors, acrylic paint, and a variety of other unique materials to produce works of art in fun and experimental ways.

From exciting art gallery exploration and time for free play, to funky painting styles, there is sure to be a new favorite activity for your camper.Instructor: Amy Jackson

The Making Foundation - Maker Mart

Boys & Girls • Ages 6-14
Day Camps
1205 Patterson Ave SW, Roanoke, VA 24016
(540) 525-6406

The Maker Mart empowers through the process of making! Camps run for five days and students can sign up for as many camps as they like, building something new every week. Students will also meet other local makers and learn their craft. From leather crafting to blacksmithing, jewelry making (with a certified jeweler) to pottery, water colors to screen printing your kid will learn many ways they can become a maker!

Virginia Children’s Theatre Summer Academy

Boys & Girls • Ages 5-18
Day Camps
622 Campbell Ave SW, Roanoke, VA 24016
(540) 400-7795

Join Virginia Children’s Theatre for summer camp! Camps are offered for grades pre-K through 12th and all camps are one week long.  Camps will focus on singing, dancing, acting and more! No experience necessary, all skill levels are welcome.

Virginia Outside

Boys & Girls • All Ages

Roanoke, VA


Day and overnight fishing and fly fishing camps and guided trips for kids ages 6-15.  Single day, multi-day, week-long, and weekend options available.


Wilderness Adventure at Eagle Landing

Boys & Girls • Ages 8-17
11176 Peaceful Valley Road, New Castle, VA
(540) 864-6792

Participants will leave Wilderness Adventure with an increase sense of autonomy. Being able to live in the outdoors for a week, carry all you need in a backpack, and get out of your comfort zone with challenging activities will help participants to know their limits and see how capable they are.

YMCA (Kirk Family)

Boys & Girls • All Ages
520 Church Avenue, Roanoke, VA
(540) 342 9622

Camps at the Y share one thing: they’re about discovery. Kids have the opportunity to explore nature, find new talents, try new activities, gain independence, and make lasting friendships and memories.

YMCA (Salem)

Boys & Girls • All Ages
1126 Kime Lane, Salem, VA
(540) 387-9622

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