Summer Camps 2022
Our advertisers offer lots of wonderful summer camps and programs for your kids – and you can never start planning too early! So get busy and plan your kids’ summer.
To help you plan, look below to see our listing of camps committed to providing a fun and enriching summer experience for kids and teens. From half-day to full-day traditional day camps, sleep away camps or the many special interest camps below. There is a camp for every age and interest. These camps invite you to visit their websites (use the convenient links in each listing). Make sure to let the advertisers know you found them in the Kids' Directory.
DAY CAMPS in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Newport News, Hampton, and Yorktown.
Camp Invention® is a nationally acclaimed summer program where STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) concepts come to life. Led by local teachers, this program has tapped into children’s natural curiosity since 1990, giving them the opportunity to become innovators through teamwork and immersive, hands-on creative problem solving.
TCC's week-long programs are affordable and conveniently located on the Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach campuses, and at the Center for Workforce Solutions in Suffolk. Limited enrollment size ensures students receive personalized attention. And, every camper will receive a FREE career interest assessment using the Virginia Wizard!
Does your kiddo have a knack for drama? Channel their inner Broadway star with Shrek The Musical, JR. Summer Theater Camp at the Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center. This 5-week camp will tune their skills in art, music and literacy- all while teaching the inner workings of theater production. Auditions, training and loads of summer fun culminate in three stage performances held in the renowned Ella Fitzgerald Theater.
Theatre is Fun! Explore laughter, sketch-writing, and more this summer at FFX Theatre’s Comedy Camps. Day camp near the beach with a theatrical flair. Various age groups and dates. Go beyond acting with prop craft & design, tech production (sound/video/lights), and more.
Hampton Roads Iceplex offers ice skating - from the beginner skater who has never stepped foot on the ice to the next Olympic champion. The Peninsula's premier Ice Skating facility has it all. Call if you need further details on any of their programs - Ice Hockey, Figure Skating, Ice Dancing, Learn to Skate, Summer Camps, Youth Hockey initiation programs and leagues, and much more!
This is an opportunity for young people to learn all about theatre with hands on activities and workshop style instruction. No previous experience required...a desire to have fun is.
Kidcreate Studio has the perfect solution for being stuck at home during the summer - our art camps for kids! Great boredom busters for days off during the school year and the perfect activity to keep your child busy and engaged during the long summer break, art makes learning fun.
RECORD MUSIC. MAKE BEATS. DJ. DESIGN T-SHIRTS & SHORTS.
Campers dive deep into music production while learning how to use the most important tools & tricks of the trade. Every Camper will participate in the end of the week showcase where they share their group projects.
The Torggler Fine Arts Center at CNU is offering half day and full day summer art camps for ages 6-14. Campers will explore a variety of art forms. Camps are taught by qualified professional instructors.
Are you a music-maker at heart wanting to pursue your dream? Are you a music-maker who wants to play better? Or do you just want to get out there and perform? At Music Makers, we will help you learn how to play and even become a star with a live performance on stage. Our one-of-a-kind music performance school, Music Makers LIVE, and our Private Lessons program, led by amazing teachers and musicians in their own right, are in the Hilltop area of Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Interested in a power packed week of coaching in first aid, water safety, team building, CPR and rescue techniques? Sign-up for Junior Lifeguard Camp.
Quality Music Center offers music lessons and music funtime preschool classes.
Quality Music Center in Chesapeake offers music and dance classes.
ROSEOLDIAN FARM SUMMER CAMP
Roseoldian Farm, established in 2004, is a premier family owned and operated equestrian facility located in the Pungo area of Virginia Beach. They offer and specialize in year round riding lessons for all ages, summer camps for all levels, horse shows and clinics. Facilities include full board with individualized care, two large arenas, one with lights, full courses of jumps, a wide center aisle 16 stall barn with therapeutic stall mats, heated and air-conditioned lobby and restroom, indoor wash rack with hot water, outdoor wash rack, and lots of riding trails. They maintain a fun, friendly atmosphere and a safe learning environment.
Run Free Kids Club is an enrichment program for children of all fitness levels. We transform traditional running games and drills into powerful life lessons. Parents know when their children are with us, they are getting a great workout AND building strength of character.
Enroll your young artist in Summer Art Camps with Virginia MOCA! Children and teens ages 2–17 will enjoy captivating and unique hands-on art experiences led by knowledgeable art educators. Campers will engage with a variety of artists, creative media, techniques and more through exciting and memorable art activities.
Local and national theatre professionals work both one-on-one and in a group setting with students, helping them hone their theatre skills. Topics and ages vary by session, providing a unique learning opportunity with each Master Class. Sessions are offered for students and adults.
WARBIRD AVIATION SUMMER CAMP
The Military Aviation Museum is excited to hold its annual Warbirds Aviation Summer Camp J During this fun-filled week, children spend time at the Military Aviation Museum, among one of the largest private collections of flying vintage and reproduction aircraft in the world. They will have the thrill of getting up close to World War I and World War II-era fighters, bombers, trainers, and seaplanes, while they learn everything about them and aviation in general.
Experience the pure joy of learning how to glide across the water in a sailboat, increase your skills as a sailor or learn the fundamentals of racing. Campers will work with our certified sailing instructors to navigate, operate and collaborate on the protected waters of Mill Creek at the Community Pier. Our camp also includes on-shore with hands-on activities from Reach, US Sailing’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education initiative.
Fun activities, awesome counselors and Biblical teaching for campers ages 6-18! Day Camp, 2 night Mini-Camp and week long camps available! This camp is located outside Williamsburg in Toano, Va.
Triple-R Ranch, a 370 acre working ranch in southern Chesapeake VA, has just the right programs for boys and girls, as well as teenagers. Triple-R offers a time proven quality program perfect for your child's summer camp experience.