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Winter & Winter Break Leadership Camps, Programs, Workshops, & Classes in Virginia are Starting in December, 2022

Many of our Virginia Leadership Camps offer Winter & Winter Break Leadership Programs, Activities, Workshops & Classes starting in December, 2022.

Be sure to check the "Year-Round Programs and Other Camp Info" headings of each camp listing for specifics, or give any Leadership Camp you're interested in a call to check on Winter & Winter Break dates, times and availability.

Winter & Winter Break 2023 Leadership Camp Open Houses & Reunions

Many of our Leadership Camps will be hosting Winter & Winter Break Reunions for their previous campers, and Winter & Winter Break Open Houses for interested new campers and families. Each camp is different, and some offer activities for the entire family.

Contact the camp(s) directly to see if there are any Camp Reunion or Open House Plans for December, 2022.

Best Virginia Winter & Winter Break Leadership Day Camps Starting in December, 2022

Looking for a Great Virginia Leadership Day Camp? Look at each camp's TYPE OF CAMP description. Many of our Best Virginia Day Leadership Camps also list their exact hours, and if they offer before and after camp activities.

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Leadership Camps, Classes & Leadership Programs

Many of our Best Virginia Summer Leadership Camps also offer Year Round Leadership Camp Programs, Classes, and Activities. You should contact the camps you are interested in to see if they offer Fall, Winter and/or Spring Leadership Programs, too.

Best Virginia Winter & Winter Break Leadership Camp Jobs

Searching for Virginia Leadership Camp Jobs? Many of our Best Leadership Camps are now listing their 2023 Winter & Winter Break Camp Jobs, too. Look for the heading "Summer Camp Jobs" in each camp listing. You can also check any camp's website for their "Work at Camp" or "Winter & Winter Break Employment Opportunities" pages.

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Camp Carysbrook
Riner, VA

Visit Our Camp Carysbrook Website
540-382-1670
info[AT]campcarysbrook.com
3500 Camp Carysbrook Rd.
Riner, VA 24149

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Camp Carysbrook Video

CAMPER AGES: 6 - 16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Girl Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Horseback Riding, Archery, Fencing, Caving, & Rock Climbing.

CAMP LOCATION: Located in the New River Valley just south of Roanoke, Virginia, Camp Carysbrook for Girls is a traditional overnight camp for girls celebrating our 91st summer in 2014. Please visit our website for more information and a video taking you through a day at Carysbrook.

CAMP FACILITIES: We at Camp Carysbrook have proudly and deliberately kept our facilities rustic and simple. Girls live in cabins located near the bathhouse. There is a centrally located dining hall for family style meals. Activities make use of the beautiful landscape including a lake for swimming, canoeing and nature study as well as the Little River for canoeing and tubing trips.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Carysbrook is accredited by the ACA and offers a variety of activities including but not limited to English horseback riding, swimming, caving, rock climbing, rappelling, hiking, canoeing, archery, riflery, canoeing, fencing, arts & crafts, drama, dance, music, tennis, tumbling, synchronized swimming, team sports, recreational sports as well as nature study and ecology. Please see our website for more info.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: CIT Leadership program.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Because summer is about a simpler way of life... Step outside. Adventures await. Horseback riding, archery, canoeing... Unplug. Slow Down. Relax. Count the stars. Try something you always dreamed of or never imagined. Discover your own resilience. Build lifelong friendships. Make this a summer to remember. Camp Carysbrook since 1923.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Carysbrook offers a range of sessions from 1-7 weeks. For updated session and payment information, please check our website: Our Camp Website Link: www.campcarysbrook.com

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Camp Carysbrook for Girls is hiring staff for the upcoming summer. If you are a female age 17+ with experience in the activities we offer and a passion for working with girls and empowering them with life skills for the future, please check the jobs posted on our website for the opportunity to make a real difference in the life of young girls while enjoying the best summer of your life.

Please visit Our Camp Website Link: www.campcarysbrook.com or contact the office at info[AT]campcarysbrook.com.

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Westview on the James
Goochland, Virginia

Visit Our Westview on the James Website
(804) 457-4210
1231 West View Rd.
Goochland, Virginia 23063

CAMPER AGES: 6-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Sunday 3:00pm-Friday 7pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Team Sports, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more. We Also Offer Archery, Blow Darting, Disc Golf, Low Ropes, High Ropes, A Zipline Into Our Lake, Flag Football, Kickball, Canoeing, Kayaking, Tubing, Ultimate Frisbee, & Fishing. We Also Have The Largest Travel Adventure Program For Teens In Virginia, With A Different Program Every Week. We Use Professional Outfitters With Our Staff To Lead Activities Like Horseback Riding, Paintball, Sailing, Hang Gliding, Surfing, Whitewater Rafting, Wilderness First Aid Instruction, & Many More.

CAMP LOCATION: We have 780 acres located on the James River in Goochland County Virginia, 45 minutes west of Richmond and 1 hour east of Charlottesville off of Interstate 64.

CAMP FACILITIES: Summer campers sleep in our 12 cabin style buildings called "hogans" equipped with electricity, air conditioning, and bunk beds. A dining hall complex, infirmary (where an RN stays on site all summer), two large open air outdoor shelters, 18 acre lake, 1 mile of river front, outdoor swimming pool, nature hut, amphitheater, fishing dock, 5 acre farm, 3 lodges, a platform tent area, and 9 hole disc golf course are among the other features of our facility.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The Westview summer camp program has been carefully designed to meet the following goals:

-The appreciation for the Bible and how it affects our daily existence
-The appreciation and love for the outdoors
-The development of knowledge and skills in various camp activities
-The development and improvement of personal skills
-The respect for the property of others, including camp equipment

Westview is proud to be an American Camp Association Accredited camp. Our counselor staff go through a rigorous training schedule of 14 days of certifications and orientation. This philosophy of investing in the people taking care of your children has helped us be named the #1 Favorite Sleep Away Camp by Style Weekly Magazine, Best Summer Camp in the Central Virginia Region by Virginia Living Magazine, and a Summer Residential Camp Family Favorite by CharlottesvilleFamily Magazine.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Young adults that are at least 15 years old by January 1st of a given summer can apply to be a junior counselor. These staff work 2-4 weeks over the course of the summer, and participate in staff training to gain experience and skill. Each summer these staff return they are given more responsibility until they turn 18 and are ready to become a full time group counselor.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships are available to families with demonstrated financial need, based on funds available.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: All camp facilities are available for rent throughout the year for retreat purposes. Food services and activities led by Westview staff are also available. For more information, please check out our Retreats page at Our Camp Website Link: www.westviewonthejames.org

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
6-day, 5-night resident programs from 7-15 year olds: $475
3-day, 2 night resident programs for 6-9 year olds: $235
6-day, 5-night adventure programs for 13-17 year olds:
$300-$600

For full availability information, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.westviewonthejames.org

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Individuals at least 18 years old with at least 1 year of college experience are wanted for summer long employment. Full details available at: Our Camp Website Link: www.westviewonthejames.org

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Leadership Camps in VA
Offer Day & Overnight Options

Some Virginia Leadership Camps offer BOTH Day and Overnight Camp options. Be sure to check each camp's description under "TYPE OF CAMP" for complete information, and exact hours.

Some Virginia Leadership Day Camps also offer Extended Camp Hours for Early Camper Drop-Off and Pick Up. If you need these services, you should contact the camp to confirm availability.


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Pine Camp Cultural Arts Day Camp
Richmond, Virginia

Visit Our Pine Camp Cultural Arts Day Camp Website
804-646-3674
danita.green[AT]richmondgov.com
ann-marie.williams[AT]richmondgov.com
4901 Old Brook Road
Richmond, Virginia 23227

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
804-646-3677

CAMPER AGES: 6 -14

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Summer Art Intensive Day Camp where students explore their personal artistic gifs, work with professional artists to learn innovative techniques that are sure to inspire learning, growth, and fun for your child.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Qualified Mental Health Professionals: Have fun writing the script, set the stage and perform in front of a live audience

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Swimming, Computers, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Pine Camp Arts & Community Center is a neighborhood park, one of the largest recreational centers in Northern Richmond. Nestled within 30 acres along the northern edge of Richmond, Virginia, is 10 minutes from Henderson Middle School and 20 minutes from John Marshall High School.

CAMP FACILITIES: Housed within a state of the art 23,000 square foot facility that is open six days a week during the school year and weekdays during the summer. The Center offers dance, art, theater, after school programs and recreation. It is internet friendly and has become known as the "place to be" for special events including weddings, receptions, bar mitzvahs, baby showers, dinners and many other quaint social happenings.

There is always something to do at Pine Camp!

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Summer Art Intensive Day Camp begins June 27 - August 19, 2016 8:30am - 4:30pm, includes Breakfast and Lunch and weekly field trips. The summer camp is divided into 2 weeks sessions that focus on a specific artistic form, tailored to meet each age group: 6 -8 yrs, 9 -11yrs, 12-14yrs.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Mayor's Youth Academy Counselors in Training programs.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships contact Danita Green 804-646-3674

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Pine Camp Arts & Community Center offers Visual Arts, Performance Art, Spotlight Gallery docent-led tours for school/church/group-home field trips. This can be found in the Program Guide: Our Camp Website Link: www.richmondgov.com

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
June 27 - August 19, 2016 $350 City residents and $370 non-residents, includes breakfast and lunch.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Pine Camp Entrepreneurial Art Program: Seeking Art & Drama Graduates or teachers. Contact Danita Green, 804-646-3674

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Game Camp Nation
Virginia Location(s)

Visit Our Game Camp Nation Website
888-663-9633
info[AT]gamecamp.com
5465 Windward Pkwy.
Alpharetta, GA 30004

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Massachusetts
New Jersey
North Carolina
Virginia
Georgia

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Game Camp Nation Video

CAMPER AGES: 9-19

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Weekly from 10:00AM - 5:00PM. Extended-day options from 8:30AM - 6:30PM. Overnight from Sunday to Saturday with weekends.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Build your own video games! Game Camp Nation is an educational game studio offering day and overnight summer camps for kids & teens.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Swimming, Computers, Math, Science, Technology, Academics, and more. Choose Your Focus: Video Game Creation, Game Design, Game Art, Coding, & Leadership

Game Camp Nation is a Top Leadership Summer Camp located in Alpharetta Virginia offering many fun and educational Leadership and other activities, including: Academics, Math, Fine Arts/Crafts and more. Game Camp Nation is a top Leadership Camp for ages: 9-19.
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CAMP LOCATION: 5500 Triangle Drive
Norcross, GA 30092

5465 Windward Pkwy.
Alpharetta, GA 30004

6030 Piedmont Row Dr. S
Charlotte, NC 28210

13460 Sunrise Valley Dr.
Herndon, VA 20171

194 Park Ave.
Morristown, NJ 07960

375 Corporate Dr.
Mahwah, NJ 07430

54 4th Ave.
Waltham, MA 02451

CAMP FACILITIES: All of our camps are held at private luxurious resorts with classrooms, gaming suites, pools, basketball courts, and huge 2 bedroom suites for overnight guests.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Harness your child’s energy for video games to fuel their future, improve self-confidence, and socialize.

Creativity, critical thinking, communication & collaboration: we emphasize the 4Cs needed for success in today’s media-driven world.

Hands-on projects spark curiosity and the sense of accomplishment that accelerates transition from hesitation to independence. Our groups are intentionally kept small, and our staff encourage the kinds of peer interaction that easily make friends.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We offer Leadership programs for campers ages 16 - 19.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We offer very flexible payment plans. Also, see Our Camp Website Link: www.gamecamp.com for current discounts and promotions.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
$699 (Day Camp)
$1,399 (Overnight Camp)
See Our Camp Website Link: www.gamecamp.com for current discounts and promotions.

Norcross, GA
May 24 - 30, 2020

Alpharetta, GA
May 31 - June 13, 2020

Charlotte, NC
June 14 - 27, 2020

Herndon, VA
June 28 - July 11, 2020

Morristown, NJ
July 12 - 25, 2020

Mahwah, NJ
July 26 - August 8, 2020

Waltham, MA
August 9 - 22, 2020

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Passages Adventure Camp
Richmond, Virginia

Visit Our Passages Adventure Camp Website
804-897-8283 x310
Julie[AT]PeakExperiences.com
Belle Isle
Richmond, Virginia 23219

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
11421 Polo Circle Midlothian, VA 23113

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Passages Adventure Camp Video

CAMPER AGES: 5-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Monday to Friday 8am-5pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Girl Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: We are beginning our 26th year as Richmond's premiere summer day camp focusing on helping young people foster lifelong outdoor skills in a fun and challenging environment. We are consistently selected as Richmond's "Favorite Day Camp."

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Rock Climbing, Kayaking, Rappelling, Zip-Line, Mountain Biking, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Primitive Survival Skills, Trail Running

CAMP LOCATION: We are located on beautiful Belle Isle on the James River in downtown Richmond, VA. Please visit our website for a complete description of all of our camps, plus a video and secure on line Registration at: Our Camp Website Link: www.PassagesRVA.com

CAMP FACILITIES: We provide all necessary equipment including kayaks, helmets, life jackets, climbing harnesses and shoes, mountain bikes and stand up paddle boards. We also provide lunch, drinks and snacks every day. We spend all day on the James River enjoying adventure based activities supervised by our outstanding Counselors, all of whom have been Passages campers at one time.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Passages Adventure Camp's mission is to help young people foster lifelong outdoor skills in a fun and challenging environment. Our focus is to help each camper build leadership skills, develop teamwork and improve their confidence and self-esteem. We maintain a 4:1 Camper to Counselor ratio.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Counselor in Training Program available for returning, qualified campers in climbing, kayaking, primitive survival skills, mountain biking and paddle boarding.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Passages Adventure Camps teach boys and girls ages 8-17 the fun of outdoor adventure which includes kayaking, rock climbing, rappelling, wilderness survival, zip-lining, mountain biking and stand up paddle boarding. We’ve designed the "Rock and River Master Program" which confidently teaches campers fundamentals to advanced methods of kayaking, rock climbing and rappelling. Our "Dirt and Air Program" teaches the fundamentals of mountain biking. Our newest Trail Running camp is for middle school students who want to prepare for the Fall Season of Cross Country. For our youngest campers ages 5-7, we offer both Full and Half Day Base camps which introduces kids to adventure and fun and our very own bouncy house!

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
We begin June 11th and continue weekly camp programs until August 24. Please visit our website at: Our Camp Website Link: www.PassagesRVA.com for a complete summer schedule of all of our camp offerings. You may also call Julie at 804-897-8283x310 to speak directly with our Camp Registrar. We are here to help!

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Moonlit Wings Performing Arts Summer Camp
Virginia Location(s)

Visit Our Moonlit Wings Performing Arts Summer Camp Website
202.567.7469
info[AT]moonlitwings.org
5 Locations in Northern Virginia - Springfield, McLean, Falls Church, Herndon, and Loudoun
Virginia

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Virginia, DC and New York City

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Moonlit Wings Performing Arts Summer Camp Video

CAMPER AGES: Young Performers Ages 7-14 (Older Teen Programs, too)

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. 2-weeks, daily 9-4pm, new show every session!

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Sessions in Fairfax County RECenters are produced in collaboration with Fairfax County Park Authority.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Young theater enthusiasts ages 7-14 star in a brand-new play written especially for our two-week Performing Arts Summer Camp!

Campers at Moonlit Wings dive into the "Broadway biz" for a world of imagination and hands-on lessons with creative scripts and performance challenges.

Rock out at rehearsal and explore acting activities, hilarious improv, character creation, learn about movie-making, set design and more. All levels welcome! Our program is instructed by DC & NYC acting pro's and features several opportunities so every young performer shines.

Every two-week session features a brand-new script and events leading to a big finale on the final day: campers All-Star Cast Party and premiere performance for family/friends!

Some sessions even include afternoon swim breaks for actors fitness and a chance to cool off and have fun.

Our programs have limited spots to insure every child receives quality attention from our experienced instructors. We provide a supportive and safe environment for kids to express themselves, build character and make new friends.

Moonlit Wings Performing Arts Camps are #ParentApproved and celebrated in VA, DC, NYC and beyond.

Too old for this camp? Teens 14-17 learn about our behind-the-scenes program, visit Our Camp Website Link: www.moonlitwings.org or email info[AT]moonlitwings.org.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Accommodations available upon request.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Swimming, and more.

Moonlit Wings Performing Arts Summer Camp is a Top Leadership Summer Camp located in  Virginia offering many fun and educational Leadership and other activities, including: Musical Theater, Theater, Video/Filmmaking/Photography and more. Moonlit Wings Performing Arts Summer Camp is a top Leadership Camp for ages: Young Performers Ages 7-14 (Older Teen Programs, too).
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CAMP LOCATION: We are at five fabulous locations outside the Greater DC area. Locations are in Northern Virginia: Springfield, Falls Church, McLean, Herndon and Loudoun.

Additional location available in New York City.

CAMP FACILITIES: Performance area, swimming pool, and more via studio space and community centers.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The Best Performing Arts Programs in the National Capital Area! Founded in 2008, all programs directed by DC & NYC acting pros.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Ages 14-17 ask about our Teens "Behind-the-Scenes" program.

College internships available.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: For more information regarding Scholarships or Financial Aid please email statement of need to info[AT]moonlitwings.org.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family and friends are invited to watch a performance on the final day of camp!

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Short Play Festival
Variety Shows
Talent Competitions
Community Play/Musical
Year-Round Acting Classes
Spring Break Camp
Summer Camp
Winter Break Camp
Special Events during Holiday Weekends

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Various dates and locations are available June through August. Don't get stuck on the wait-list, register today and get in the summer spotlight!

Please visit Our Camp Website Link: www.moonlitwings.org for details.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Learn about working for Moonlit Wings at Our Camp Website Link: www.moonlitwings.org.

Teaching Artists interested in instructing at Performing Arts Camp in the summer or year-round programs can send resumes to info[AT]moonlitwings.org.

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Camp Levine
Virginia Location(s)

Visit Our Camp Levine Website
202-686-8000 ext 1040 or 1041
camp[AT]levinemusic.org
Several Locations, including
2801 Upton St, NW
Washington, Washington DC 20008

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
DC, MD, VA

CAMPER AGES: 3 1/2 - 11 (rising 6th graders)

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Recognized by Washington City Paper's annual "Best of D.C." publication as one of "Best Summer Camps in D.C.," Camp Levine provides an engaging, fun-filled artistic experience for children of all musical backgrounds and levels of ability! From the daily camp morning sings to the final performances, campers learn new skills, gain confidence, and create lasting friendships - all while enjoying the bliss of summer.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, and more.

Camp Levine is a Top Leadership Summer Camp located in Washington Virginia offering many fun and educational Leadership and other activities, including: Music/Band, Musical Theater, Theater and more. Camp Levine is a top Leadership Camp for ages: 3 1/2 - 11 (rising 6th graders).
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CAMP LOCATION: We have 4 locations in DMV area. All campuses have complete indoor facilities and outdoor play areas.

DC Campus: NW
2801 Upton Street, NW, Washington, DC 20008

DC Campus: SE (Session 1 only)
1901 Mississippi Avenue, SE Washington, DC 20020

MD Campus: Strathmore
The Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, N. Bethesda, MD 20852

VA Campus: Falls Church
601 S. Oak Street, Falls Church, VA 22046

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Levine prides itself upon hiring enthusiastic teachers who are experienced teaching at the early childhood and elementary music levels. Camp Levine faculty must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: The Teen Apprentice Program consists of responsible, mature, and enthusiastic junior high and high school students who assist groups of campers, support teachers in the classroom, learn effective techniques for working with children, and put their love of music and the arts to use.

Teen Apprentices do not need to have any musical knowledge or previous experience with Camp Levine or Levine Music. If the teen enjoys the arts, wants to be a role model for younger children, and wants to gain valuable educational experience assisting teachers and staff members, Camp Levine is a perfect way to spend the summer!

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Tuition Assistance is available. More information can be found on our website:
Our Camp Website Link: www.levinemusic.org

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We are a welcoming year-round community music school with diverse and comprehensive offerings of music instruction, as well as events and performances to inspire music lovers of all ages.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please see our website for session dates and times: Our Camp Website Link: www.levinemusic.org

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Our Camp Website Link: www.levinemusic.org

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Summer Scholars Institute & Leadership Program
Emory, Virginia

Visit Our Summer Scholars Institute & Leadership Program Website
276-944-6214
tlawson[AT]ehc.edu
30461 Garnand Drive
Emory, Virginia 24340

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Summer Scholars Institute & Leadership Program
Attn: Toni Lawson
P.O. Box 947
Emory, VA 24327-0947

CAMPER AGES: Rising 6th-12th graders

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. June 12-17, 2016: Daily

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Emory & Henry College Summer Scholars program is a one-week residential academic program for rising middle and high school students inclined toward academic adventure scheduled for June 12-17, 2016. For rising 6th-9th graders, the traditional Summer Scholars program offers a unique mix of learning activities designed to broaden academic interests and expose students to a college-like setting. The Leadership Program, for rising 10th-12th graders, provides the same academic adventure while building the student's leadership skills.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Weightloss, Golf, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Computers, Math, Science, Technology, and more. Summer Scholars Includes Hands-on Classroom Activities As Well As Extracurriculars Such As A Street Dance & Talent Show & A Visit To See A Show At Barter Theatre, The State Theatre Of Virginia.

CAMP LOCATION: Summer Scholars is located off I-81, exit 26 in Emory, Virginia on the historic campus of Emory & Henry College.

CAMP FACILITIES: Summer Scholars enjoy academic classes by day on the campus of Emory & Henry College. Students are exposed to a college-like setting and are allowed use of college facilities such as the science and computer labs, sand volleyball court, swimming pool, tennis courts, golf course, fitness center, basketball court and more!

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: 2016 is the 37th annual Summer Scholars Institute & Leadership Program. Classes are taught by Emory & Henry College professors and talented locals. Staff are trained to be sensitive to student needs as well as being certified in Title IX training. The camps was awarded Best Summer Camp in Best of Virginia.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Summer Scholars Leadership Program is also available for interested rising tenth, eleventh and twelfth grade high school students. This accelerated program will provide skills and tools to help students become better prepared for leadership roles in high school as well as college. Students will have the opportunity to select from several different modules in the Leadership Program to include Servant Leadership, Leadership in Action, Faith Based Leadership and the Outdoor Adventure Program. The application can be found at Our Camp Website Link: www.ehc.edu.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: You may request assistance in providing scholarships for students in your school or district. Many school divisions assist students with either full or partial tuition for the Summer Scholars Institute & Leadership Program. The tuition for 2016 is $525. A deposit of $50 is due with each application.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
January 15: Applications are accepted Online.
$50 deposit is due at time of application. The application fee is applied to the cost of the camp.
Return the Release & Deposit Form, Health Form, and Release of Liability (Leadership Program Only) after you complete the online application.
Mail to: Summer Scholars Institute & Leadership Program, Attn: Toni Lawson, P.O. Box 947, Emory, VA 24327-0947

April 15: Deadline for applications

April 18: Acceptance letter sent by email

May 2: First tuition payment due. $300. No refunds after May 2, 2016.

May 16: Final tuition due. All forms due.

May 30: Final program information sent to parents by email.

June 12: 3 p.m. Program Registration, 4:30 p.m. Welcome Assembly

June 17: 12:30 p.m. Closing Ceremony, Wiley Hall, Auditorium

Visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.ehc.edu for more information.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Positions are available for Junior Counselors and Counselors. The residential component is an important segment of the Summer Scholars experience. Counselors provide a comfortable and safe environment for learning and living, while meeting the student’s unique social and emotional needs. Students are provided opportunities to build relationships with their peers from different backgrounds, and, most of all, the opportunity to have fun! The role of the Junior Counselor is to assist counselors and instructors in all aspects of the Summer Scholars Program.

Junior Counselors will work with students who are in the Summer Scholars Institute who are rising 6th-9th grades. During the morning, afternoon, and evening academic classes, Junior Counselors will also be assigned to classrooms to assist instructors. Junior counselors are to be a role-model for all students.

Junior Counselors do not pay tuition in lieu of the services they provide during the week. For more information and to apply online, visit Our Camp Website Link: www.ehc.edu.

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TIC Summer Camp
Virginia Location(s)

Visit Our TIC Summer Camp Website
(703) 876-2868
emily[AT]ticcamp.com
4 Locations in DC, Maryland, and Virginia
VA

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Georgetown, Tenleytown, Potomac, and McLean
DC, Maryland, and Virginia

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
3715 Camelot Dr Annandale, VA 22003

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 7-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION:

TIC Summer Camp is the premiere sports and technology option for kids ages 7-16 in the DC area. Four two-week summer sessions in which campers design their own project in one of the following: programming, filmmaking, animation, robotics, graphic design, digital photography and digital music. Sports include: soccer, basketball, volleyball, capture the flag, handball, ultimate frisbee, gaga, gymnastics and many more; extra cost options in drama and tennis. For more information check out Our Camp Website Link: ticcamp.com

Hope to see you this summer!

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Because of our 4:1 teaching ratio and the supportive nature of our staff, TIC has had success with children who have mild learning disabilities (dyslexia, ADD, ADHD). We have also served children with physical disabilities (e.g. deafness or spina bifida). However, our staff is not trained in special education. Therefore, parents of children with behavioral conditions which require very close supervision must, before submitting an application, discuss with us whether TIC is appropriate for their child.

**When registering your child with special needs, please call our main office at (703)-876-2868 so we can accurately meet his/her needs**

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Music/Band, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Gymnastics, Tennis, Volleyball, Computers, Science, Technology, Academics, and more.

TIC Summer Camp is a Top Leadership Summer Camp located in  Virginia offering many fun and educational Leadership and other activities, including: Soccer, Tennis, Science and more. TIC Summer Camp is a top Leadership Camp for ages: 7-16.
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CAMP LOCATION: We have 4 locations around the DC metro area: Tenleytown, DC; Georgetown, DC; Potomac, MD; and McLean, VA

CAMP FACILITIES: We lease private schools with upscale facilities including a gymnasium, athletic field, classrooms, and cafeteria. All 4 of our sites are excellently maintained and are some of the areas best locations. For more information on our locations check out Our Camp Website Link: ticcamp.com

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: At TIC, campers choose between one of the following: Programming, Filmmaking, Digital Music, Graphic Design, Digital Photography, Robotics, and Animation. Over the course of a two week session, campers create a project in their chosen option.

In addition to technology, campers at TIC participate in a half day of athletics. They get 3-4 hour long periods a day ranging in a variety of traditional and non traditional sports.
At TIC, we believe in the balance of mind and body!

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: TIC offers stellar CIT, Leadership Training and Staff Assistant programs! For more information, check out Our Camp Website Link: ticcamp.com

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We offer partial tuition assistance to eligible families. For more information, please email jared[AT]ticcamp.com

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For complete summer camp information, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: ticcamp.com.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
You can apply for a summer job here: Our Camp Website Link: ticcamp.com

If you have any questions about the hiring process or the status of your application, please contact Dan Morais at dan[AT]ticcamp.com.

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The Handwork Studio
Virginia Location(s)

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40 Locations Along the East Coast
35 N Narberth Ave.
Narberth, Pennsylvania 19072

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Connecticut
DC - District of Columbia
Delaware
Florida
Maryland
Maine
New Jersey
New York
Pennsylvania
Virginia

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Handwork Studio is a kids' needle arts, machine sewing and fashion camp operating in 11 states with over 40 locations. The program is a unique, creative, fun and educational way for children to learn the tradition of needle arts, machine sewing and fashion in a positive and nurturing environment.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, and more.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO:
The Handwork Studio LLC is a kids' needle arts and fashion studio and camp. Our purpose is to pass down the tradition of teaching practical arts such as knitting, crocheting, hand and machine sewing, embroidery, quilting, fashion and crafts in a fun and relaxed environment.

Our staff is comprised of professional artists, instructors and skilled teachers, dedicated to making each student feel special. Our teaching philosophy is one that focuses on the students’ accomplishments. We will never criticize the student's work, but praise his or her efforts.

The Handwork Studio is designed to…
nurture its students
in a positive social environment
with a "Can Do" attitude
that fosters creativity
while learning lifetime skills.

The Result:
Making really cool projects with new friends while having Fun! Fun! Fun!

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Our CIT Leadership Program started Summer 2016! Learn more here Our Camp Website Link: www.thehandworkstudio.com.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
If you believe a job is to inspire and create, smiles are a part of the uniform and don't mind occasionally getting tangled in thread we need to talk! The Handwork Studio is on the search for that ‘needle in a haystack’ to help us forge ahead on our mission to educate children in the needle-arts.

Qualified Candidates Must:
-- Be passionate, warm, caring and ultimately a happy person that will bring excitement to the classroom
-- Be high energy; able to sit on the floor and/or stand for an extended period of time
-- Enjoy crafting in one or more of the following skills: knitting, crocheting, machine and hand sewing, embroidery, etc. You do not need to be an expert. We will train you on our methods.
-- Enjoy working with children between the ages of 5-16 years
-- Possess infinite patience
-- Be neat and organized
-- Be willing to work generally Monday-Fridays (approx. 8:30-3:30) during the months of June, July and August. This schedule can vary slightly based on program and geographic location.

To be considered, interested applicants MUST complete an online application at Our Camp Website Link: www.thehandworkstudio.com. Here you will find more details about our counselor positions and their applications.

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Virginia Bible Camp
Keezletown, Virginia

Visit Our Virginia Bible Camp Website
703-309-9057
vabiblecamp[AT]gmail.com
4896 Armentrout Path
Keezletown, Virginia 22832

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
13101 Fox Shadow Ln 
Clifton, VA  20124

CAMPER AGES: 8-18 and graduating seniors

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. July 2nd-8th, 2017 Camp begins at 3:00 pm. Camp ends at 10:00 am.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian. Non-denominational bible camp.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Virginia Bible Camp is a week long residential youth camp for ages 8-18 and graduating seniors. At camp, campers will participate in daily bible studies, devotions, and evening campfires. Recreational activities include swimming, paddle boating, canoeing, High Ropes Challenge Course, and a tubing adventure on the Shenandoah River. Every year a theme is chosen. Campers participate in sports, team games and competitions. The highlight of the week is our "Friday Night Live" and "VBC's Got Talent" Show.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: VBC will attempt to make accommodations if possible.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Basketball, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Adventure, and more. Aerial Zipline, Paddle Boating, Canoeing, & Tubing On The Shenandoah River

CAMP LOCATION: Virginia Bible Camp rents the facilities at Brethren Woods Camp and Retreat Center in Keezletown, VA. Brethren Woods encompasses 135 beautiful acres of beautiful woodlands and rolling hills adjoining George Washington National Forest, 12 miles northeast of Harrisonburg in the Shenandoah Valley. Please visit our website for our exciting photos!

CAMP FACILITIES: "We have modern cabins, some with air conditioning, an outdoor pool, recreation/dining hall, outdoor basketball courts, indoor meeting lodge, and a pristine lake for paddle boating and swimming. Brethren Woods is an American Camp Association accredited camp, holding them to the highest standard of quality.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Virginia Bible Camp is run by a group of local Christian volunteers, comprised of parents and counselors (mostly college students or recent graduates) who are dedicated to the spiritual growth and development of our campers. In 2006, the current camps administrators began operating another camp as part of a larger camp organization. Since 2016, we are no longer affiliated with that organization and are now operating as an independent, non-denominational camp, overseen by members of the church of Christ.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Our Counselor-in-Training program allows our campers to return as counselors once they reach the age limitation as campers. CIT is open to high school juniors and seniors.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial aid is offered on an individual basis according to need. Preference is given to lower income families whenever possible.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We offer a fall retreat called Virginia Bible Retreat and a Spring picnic called Virginia Bible Camp Picnic. Please call for more info on these programs.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Camp is one week per summer. This year camp runs July 2nd to 8th, 2017.

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Pine Camp Take A Bow Summer Theater Camp
Richmond, Virginia

Visit Our Pine Camp Take A Bow Summer Theater Camp Website
804-646-3674
danita.green[AT]richmondgov.com
ann-marie.williams[AT]richmondgov.com
4901 Old Brook Road
Richmond, Virginia 23227

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
804-646-3677

CAMPER AGES: 8-12yrs

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Take A Bow Theater Camp will utilize music from Broadway and Disney shows such as Annie and Frozen to focus on elements of the theater arts that include acting, music, movement, and visual design.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Qualified Mental Health Professionals: Have fun writing the script, set the stage and perform in front of a live audience

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Swimming, Computers, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Pine Camp Arts & Community Center is a neighborhood park, one of the largest recreational centers in Northern Richmond. Nestled within 30 acres along the northern edge of Richmond, Virginia, is 10 minutes from Henderson Middle School and 20 minutes from John Marshall High School.

CAMP FACILITIES: Housed within a state of the art 23,000 square foot facility that is open six days a week during the school year and weekdays during the summer. The Center offers dance, art, theater, after school programs and recreation. It is internet friendly and has become known as the "place to be" for special events including weddings, receptions, bar mitzvahs, baby showers, dinners and many other quaint social happenings.

There is always something to do at Pine Camp!

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Take A Bow Theater Camp begins June 27 - August 19, 2016 8:30am - 5:30pm, includes Breakfast and Lunch and weekly field trips. The summer camp is divided into 2 weeks sessions that focus on a specific artistic form, tailored to meet each age group: 8 - 12yrs.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Mayor's Youth Academy Counselors in Training programs.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships contact Danita Green 804-646-3674

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Pine Camp Arts & Community Center offers Visual Arts, Performance Art, Spotlight Gallery docent-led tours for school/church/group-home field trips. This can be found in the Program Guide: Our Camp Website Link: www.richmondgov.com

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
June 27 - August 19, 2016 $395 City residents and $415 non-residents, includes breakfast and lunch.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Pine Camp Entrepreneurial Art Program: Seeking Art & Drama Graduates or teachers. Contact Danita Green, 804-646-3674

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Camp Piankatank
Virginia Location(s)

Visit Our Camp Piankatank Website
804-776-9552
matt.hunt[AT]camppiankatank.org
PO Box 435
1586 Stampers Bay Road
Hartfield, Virginia 23071

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Virginia

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 6-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Weekend Family Camps

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Boy Campers. All Girl Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian. Virginia Baptist Mission Board
Baptist General Association of Virginia

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: We realize how few events there are for families affected by autism. As a result, we wanted to offer a family friendly, Christian environment for the entire family. During our Autism Family Camp, parents have time to network with other families, siblings have activities just for them, and more. Overall the whole family has a great opportunity to grow physically, spiritually, socially, and emotionally.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are 1 1/2 hours East of Richmond on the Piankatank River on 100 acres of wooded/waterfront property. Our location makes us ideal for land and water based activities. Currently, we have a popular sailing program and an adventurous outdoor education program. One of the highlights of our property is a 30 acre island just off of our waterfront. Some of our tracks canoe out to the island and spend a night during the week (weather permitting).

CAMP FACILITIES: We have 3 large, very comfortable cabins with indoor plumbing and central heat and a/c. We also have a swimming pool, pavilion, dining hall, activity hall, boathouse,and large fields for sports.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: “Camp Piankatank Summer Camp and Retreat center seeks to be a place where children, youth, and adults can enjoy God’s creation along the Piankatank River in a Christian retreat environment that encourages physical, spiritual, social, and emotional growth..”

Our goal is to glorify God by pointing others to Him, whether that’s through our summer camp program, or through the retreats that we plan or host. Camp Piankatank is a Christian summer camp and retreat center owned by the Baptist General Association of Virginia, and located on the beautiful Piankatank River.

During the summer, Camp Piankatank becomes what it was meant to be from the beginning, a summer camp. For many years, Camp Piankatank was operated as just a summer camp. This is our passion, this is why Camp Piankatank exists, and this is why so many people love this place – they have experienced the live-changing power of Christ at Camp Piankatank, and can point to the very place at camp that they first accepted him as their Lord and Savior.

Meet the Directors

Steve and Niki Gourley have been Directors at Camp Piankatank since 2006. They both have a long history at the camp, and have a passion for camp ministry. They understand the impact that camp can and does have on a child’s life, and that’s why they continue to serve here.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We offer a CIT training program for students ages 15-17. After being accepted through the application process, CIT's come for a week of training alongside our counseling staff. During the summer, they attend two weeks of camp as a CIT. Each week costs $150, which is considerably lower than a typical week of camp. However, the training week is free of charge. CIT's will learn responsibility, professionalism, how to lead a group, how to lead a Bible study, and more. For more information, please contact our camp office.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We do offer financial assistance for families in need. Those interested can contact the camp for a scholarship application.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): In addition to our Autism Family Camp, we also offer two weekend family camps. We have a Mother/Daughter weekend and a Father/Son weekend. It's a great time for parents to get away with their kids and experience God's creation together!

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Outside of our summer programming, we rent out our facilities to all types of user groups. We are a great location to host your church or company retreat, whether it be for a day, weekend, or week. We can offer lodging, meals, high and low ropes activities, water based activities, meeting space with a/v equipment (subject to availability) and more.

Throughout the year Camp Piankatank is available for many different kinds of retreats, and hosts events for all non-profit groups, not just Baptist groups. We offer custom quotes to fit your needs, and we can do as little or as much as you would like us to do. From simply giving your Boy Scout troop a place to pitch some tents, or helping you plan your weekend retreat (with food, lodging, activities, and even a speaker) we are available to help.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Schedule and Prices:

Week 1 – Boys Only Week: ($270 base price) June 22 – June 27,
Tracks Offered: Amazing Adventure, Reel Fish Real Fun, True North Land, Beginning/Intermediate Sailing

Mini-Week 2 - Coed Mini Camp (7-9 year olds): ($130 base price) June 28 – June 30, Amazing Adventure is offered

Week 3 – Girls Only Week: ($270 base price)July 6 – July 11,
Tracks: Amazing Adventure, Saddle Sisters, True North Water, Beginning/Intermediate Sailing

Week 4 – Coed Week: ($325 base price) July 13 – July 18,
Tracks: Amazing Adventure, True North Land, Advanced Sailing

Week 5 – Coed : ($325 base price) July 20 – July 25, Tracks: Amazing Adventure, True North Water, Beginning/Intermediate Sailing, Sailing Excursion

Week 6 – Coed Youth (13+): ($325 base price) July 27 – August 1, Tracks: Extreme Escape, Reel Fish Real Fun, True North Land, Beginning/Intermediate Sailing

Week 7 – Coed Week: ($325 base price) August 3 – August 8,
Tracks: Amazing Adventure, Reel Fish Real Fun, True North Water, Beginning/Intermediate Sailing

The base price automatically registers you for Amazing Adventure/Extreme Escape.

Extra Fees for some tracks:
True North - $60- this covers the use of the camps outdoor equipment.
Sailing – $80 extra- this covers boat use and maintenance.
Sailing Excursion- $110 extra fee, covers boat use and maintenance
Reel Fish Real Fun – $50 extra covers a professionally chartered ½ day fishing trip. Rod/Reel kits are provided for campers who do not have them. Please bring your own if possible.
Saddle Sisters- $160 extra fee, covers daily trips to the horse farm.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We are currently looking for male counselors to be Christian role models for our amazing campers. Our positions are paid and the contract dates for 2014 are June 8-August 10. We require our staff to be at least 18 years old and one year removed from high school.

If you're interested, please visit our site or contact the camp office. 

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Chanco on the James
Spring Grove, VA

Visit Our Chanco on the James Website
1-888-7CHANCO (888-724-2626)
director[AT]chanco.org
hospitality[AT]chanco.org
394 Floods Drive
Spring Grove, VA 23881

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CAMPER AGES: 8 - 16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Sessions range from 5-12 nights.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian. ECCC, ACA

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Soccer, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Team Sports, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Chanco on the James is an easy drive from most of eastern, central and southern Virginia. Across the James River from Williamsburg, Chanco lies just an hour from Richmond or Hampton Roads. We are on over 100 acres of woods on the James River. To plan a visit, call 1-888-7CHANCO or visit our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.chanco.org for more information.

CAMP FACILITIES: 32 cabins; outdoor junior olympic sized swimming pool; recreation/dining hall; outdoor basketball court; volleyball court; GA-GA pit; tether ball; low and high ropes course; zip lines; rustic amphitheater; river for swimming, sailing, canoeing, and kayaking; aquaglide inflatable river slide; archery range.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Chanco offers swimming in our pool and in the James River, high and low elements Ropes Course for team building and challenging oneself, archery, arts and crafts, nature education, canoeing and kayaking, zip lines, sailing, skits, singing and competitions, chaplain program. Through a wonderfully diverse program schedule, the counselors help campers develop self-esteem, a sense of independence, make new friends, learn new skills, and have fun in one of the most beautiful spots in Virginia.

Chanco is ACA (American Camp Association) accredited and earned the distinction of "Best Summer Camp" in eastern Virginia in the May 2012 "Best Of" edition of Virginia Living Magazine. Chanco on the James is a ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia and welcomes all campers and staff of any race, creed or religion.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: CIT program for individuals ages 16-17.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Yes, email hospitality[AT]chanco.org to inquire.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family Camp offers campers of all ages a chance to attend Camp Chanco together. Come enjoy the beautiful grounds, hearty meals, and delightful community. A sampling of favorite camp activities such as archery, boating, crafts and zip lines will be offered along with daily worship and singing. Choose to stay active all day or simply enjoy the rest, relaxation and quiet time in God’s beautiful creation in the woods along the banks of the James River. Family Camp is a perfect way to spend quality time as a family without the distractions of electronic gadgets and is a very affordable way to get away without the expense of a major vacation.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Year-round retreat facilities for youth and adult groups.

OTHER CAMP INFO: We host an open house free of charge to the public each spring. Come meet our Executive Director, staff, take a tour of the property and fly along a zip line if you dare! We hope to see you there! Call 1-888-7CHANCO with any questions. Easy on line registration for Camp Chanco can be found at our website Our Camp Website Link: www.chanco.org. We also have a Facebook page with plenty of photos and updates at Our Camp Website Link: www.facebook.com. We hope to see you this summer!

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Chanco on the James is a fun and rewarding work environment. A commitment to the summer staff begins with a training week in mid June and extends through mid August. If you feel a summer position at Chanco is good fit for you, apply today.

Download the application and email it to director[AT]chanco.org, fax it to 757-294-0727 or mail it to 394 Floods Dr Spring Grove, Virginia 23881. Preference will be given to applications received before March 15th.

Camp Chanco staff members serve as mentors in counselor and instructor positions. These staff positions are the foundation for the entire camping program. A positive and enthusiastic camp staff is essential for a fun and rewarding camper experience. All staff positions will meet American Camp Association (ACA) standards and include a full professional background check. Camper safety is our number one priority and this goal depends on a diligent and competent staff.

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Global Youth Village
Bedford, VA

Visit Our Global Youth Village Website
540-871-0882
gyv[AT]legacyintl.org
1020 Legacy Drive
Bedford, VA 24523

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 14-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Overnight/Residential

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Global Youth Village started 37 years ago, with a need and a dream. A group of parents noticed their kids had never met anyone from a different country or culture– something they knew was important for young people growing up in a quickly “globalizing” world. They dreamed of a way to bring together young people from around the world to live and learn alongside one another.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Soccer, Swimming, Team Sports, Science, Academics, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more. International Summer Program, Leadership.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located about four hours south of Washington D.C., 2.5 hours west iof Richmond, VA and two hours north of Raleigh, NC. We are in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains on 50 acres of land with a stream, hiking trails, pond and vegetable gardens. Visit our site to learn more.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have 10 cabins, outdoor pool, dining hall, outdoor basketball court, outdoor stage, and a big top tent.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: We offer a unique, practical, hands-on leadership training program that is a blend of dynamic workshops and summer fun activities. Participants from around the world take discussion-based workshops in dialogue/peace building, global issues, environmental action and public health and learn about how they can 'BE the change'. We also offer the opportunity to try new foods, and enjoy traditional summer fun activities like swimming, ping pong, pottery, rock climbing etc. It's so much fun to live and learn with teens from around the world!

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We offer a unique, practical, hands-on leadership training program that is a blend of dynamic workshops and summer fun activities.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Please visit Our Camp Website Link: www.globalyouthvillage.org for more information.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
2016 Dates
Session One: July 13 - 26
Session Two: July 31 - August 13

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Camp Tall Timbers
Virginia Location(s)

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1-800-862-2678
glenn[AT]camptalltimbers.com
info[AT]camptalltimbers.com
1115 Reflection Lane
High View, WV 26808

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
West Virginia. Just 5 miles from VA

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
3735 Spicebush Drive
Urbana, MD  21704

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
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CAMPER AGES: 7 - 16

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: At Camp Tall Timbers, we’ve been serving up fun and rewarding camp experiences every summer for almost 50 years. Located in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Our camp offers a wide variety of entertaining, engaging, and inspiring activities for boys and girls from ages 7 to 16. Our camp experience promotes independence, decision-making, socialization, skill building, confidence, creativity, and self-discovery in a safe, nurturing environment. Campers are encouraged to be themselves, try something new, unplug and have fun! We know what parents expect and what kids enjoy.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Soccer, Golf, Gymnastics, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Martial Arts, Team Sports, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Frisbee Golf Course, Paddle Boarding, Tubing Behind Jetski, Private Lake Activities

Camp Tall Timbers is a Top Leadership Summer Camp located in High View Virginia offering many fun and educational Leadership and other activities, including: Tennis, Swimming, Basketball and more. Camp Tall Timbers is a top Leadership Camp for ages: 7 - 16.
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CAMP LOCATION: Camp Tall Timbers is situated on 120 privately owned acres in the Blue Ridge Mountains of 15 miles west of Winchester, VA and serves children aged 7 to 16.

CAMP FACILITIES: New for 2019 - Aerial Adventure Course!!
Lake & pool on site, challenge course, climbing wall, 360 ft zip wire, horseback riding, gymnasium, rec/dance hall, art shack, driving range, putting green, base ball diamond, 3 newly re-turfed full size soccer fields, tennis, hockey, basketball courts, frisbee golf course, riflery & archery range, modern cabins - bathrooms inside. Photos at Our Camp Website Link: www.camptalltimbers.com

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Tall Timbers is proud to be accredited by the American Camp Association, which has 50 years of trust behind it. To earn accreditation, we undergo a thorough review of our operations, from staff qualifications and training, to emergency management. There are more than 300 standards in all! Camp Tall Timbers and the ACA have a partnership that promotes individual growth and fun in an environment committed to safety. In addition, we take extra steps to seek counsel from the American Academy of Pediatrics, The American Red Cross, and others, to ensure quality and safety.

We are rated one of the 50 most amazing summer camps in the U.S. by Early Childhood Education Zone and by Top Education Degrees.org. We have also earned top ratings in Bethesda Magazine’s Best Overnight Camps issue.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership Programs.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family Weekend: Our Camp Website Link: www.camptalltimbers.com

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
RATES & DATES: Our Camp Website Link: www.camptalltimbers.com

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Camp Tall Timbers has a 4 -1 ratio of campers to staff.

Each summer much of our staff is made up of returning employees or former campers who are now in college.

The entire team at Camp Tall Timbers is a wonderful mix of teachers, coaches and college students. Each staff member is carefully selected for their teaching expertise in a given activity area, their personality, as well as their interest in working with children.

All staff members report to camp several days ahead of our campers so that they may go through our Counselor Institute. At Counselor Institute we thoroughly review daily responsibilities, situations that may arise, expectations for staff conduct and emergency procedures. Additionally, by the time our campers arrive, our staff has reviewed all the information about their individually assigned campers as provided by their parents. This is one more way we strive to ensure a safe, fun and personalized camp experience.

Apply at Our Camp Website Link: camptalltimbers.campintouch.com

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Youth Sailing Virginia, Inc.
Fort Monroe, Virginia

Visit Our Youth Sailing Virginia, Inc. Website
757-602-0020
learntosail[AT]youthsailingva.org
381 Fenwick Road
Fort Monroe, Virginia 23651

CAMPER AGES: Middle School through Adult

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Daily 0830-1630

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Youth Centered Community Organizations

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Beginner thru Racing skills taught in two person dinghy sailboats. Learn to sail then learn to race and compete in high school and beyond and/ or recreate in a sailboat on social sailing days.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Swimming, Sailing, Math, Science, Technology, Academics, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Environmental Studies

CAMP LOCATION: We are located at Fort Monroe VA amd sail on the protected waters of Mill Creek.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have 18 FJ dinghy sailboats on a beautiful dock ready to launch and sail. With no obstructing buildings surrounding us we get a nice breeze year round for teaching and racing in dinghy sailboats.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: We are a US Sailing Accredited Community Sailing Center. We are also a REACH (US Sailing STEM) Education Center. All of our staff and volunteers are safe sport certified. Our teaching staff are US Sailing Certified Instructors. Our aim is to provide sailing instruction to further Sailing opportunities to all in our Community providing access to the water and honing life skills for our youth and their families.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Instructor in Training Classes prepare youth for a career or part time employment as they progress to courses in becoming a Sailing Instructor and leader in our organization or any Sailing and Teaching Venue

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Write to treasurer[AT]youthsailingva.org for scholarships,;all information is kept confidential by the scholarship committee.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family Learn to Sail takes place during three seasons and is a great way to have fun with family while learning a terrific sport

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: After school programming available for your group or individually. Please write to learntosail[AT]youthsailingva.org.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For fees and dates, please visit youthsailingva.org/learn-to-sail

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Sailors interested in becoming instructors or coaches. Contact learntosail[AT]youthsailingva.org 

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Summer Art Camps and Workshops
Online Camp Fremont, California

Visit Our Summer Art Camps and Workshops Website
510-353-0860 or 925-353-2877
jessica[AT]ichenartacademy.com
43319 Mission Blvd
Fremont, California 94539

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Ichen Art Academy, Fremont School
43319 Mission Blvd, Fremont, CA 94539

Ichen Art Academy, Pleasanton School
4430 Willow Road, Suite I
Pleasanton CA 94588

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Summer Art Camps and Workshops Video

CAMPER AGES: Art Camps (5-8), Digital Illustration(9+), Workshops(11+)

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Online. Weekly summer art camps and workshops and weekend art classes

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Both online and in-person art camps for ages 5-9.
Digital Illustration online camps for ages 9+;
Art workshops for ages 11+.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: 4430 Willow Road, Suite I
Pleasanton, CA 94588

We also have over 100+ online summer art camps and workshops for K-12 students.

Please visit our Facebook webpage Our Camp Website Link: Facebook.com for camp photos for the past five years. You will be amazed by the high quality of our students artworks.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have both online art camps/workshops and in-person camps for our 2021 summer art program. Go to Our Camp Website Link: IchenArtAcademy.com for more information.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Becoming an Ichen Art Academy student means that you have the opportunity to learn from the best art school with a long proven record of success to develop your creativity, foundational skills and artistic talents that will propel you to reach your full potential.

Best Quality Art Program
Since its inception in 1997 (formerly known as Ichen Art Studio), Ichen Art Academy has been putting relentless focus on developing high-quality art programs, reflected through its students’ artworks and measured by its students’ achievements. Many of its art-major students have now gone on to renowned art colleges and most prestigious majors such as CalArt’s Character Animation, ArtCenter’s Entertainment Design and Rhode Island School of Design. Some art-major students from early years have found employments in high-tech companies such as Google, Facebook and Netflix. Similarly, its non-art-major students have been accepted by nation’s top universities such as Harvard, Stanford, Princeton and MIT with the help of submission of a strong supplemental art portfolio. By consistently winning large numbers of national level awards in art competitions, Ichen Art Academy students’ skill levels and artworks are among the best in every age group.

Systematic and Comprehensive K-12 Art Education
Ichen Art Academy offers systematic and comprehensive art education to K-12 students and adults. All of its instructors are highly accomplished artists with many years of teaching and industry experience. Currently the following programs are offered
(Click the respective link to view students' artworks from that age group):

--Children’s Creative Art (Ages 5 to 8)
--Chinese Painting and Calligraphy (Ages 8+)
--Drawing and Sketch Level 1-Basic (Ages 8 to 10) Level 1 (Ages 10-11), 2 and 3 (Ages 12+)
--Oil Painting and Watercolor (Ages 12+)
--Digital Art for Beginner (Ages 9+), Intermediate and Advanced Levels (Ages 12+)
--Cartoon, Manga and Character Design (Ages 11+)
--AP Art Prep (Ages 14+)

Art Consultation Service for College Applications
The art counselor team at Ichen Art Academy specializes in helping art-major students prepare strong college art portfolios and apply for top art colleges and majors in the US. The team is also responsible for helping non-art-major students develop robust supplemental art portfolios for applying top private universities.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: We partner with Youth Art Foundation, a non-profit organization to help our students develop leadership and utilize their art talents and skills to make positive contributions to their communities.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Ichen Art Academy provides comprehensive and systematic art education for K-12 students on a yearly basis. Please check our curriculum webpage for a detailed description:

Our Camp Website Link: www.ichenartacademy.com

OTHER CAMP INFO: Oil Painting, watercolor, Portrait/Figure Drawing, Illustration, Chinese Painting, Drawing and Sketching, AP Art Boot Camp, Open Studio, Fashion Design, UI/UX Design, Architectural and Interior Design, Animation and Game Design, Digital Art, Creative Comic Books, Manga and Anime, Cartoon and Character Design, Perspective Drawing, Graphic Design, 3D Modeling and much more.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Art Camps for kids ages 5-9:
Our Camp Website Link: www.ichenartacademy.com

Digital Illustration Art Camp for ages 9+:
Our Camp Website Link: www.ichenartacademy.com

Summer Art Workshops for ages 11+:
Our Camp Website Link: www.ichenartacademy.com

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Camp Hanover
Mechanicsville, VA

Visit Our Camp Hanover Website
804-779-2811
info[AT]camphanover.org
3163 Parsleys Mill Road
Mechanicsville, VA 23111

CAMPER AGES: 7 to 17 (entering grades 2 through 12)

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. 2 nights, 3 nights, 1 week and 2 week camps.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Team Sports, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Horseback Riding, Sailing, Leadership Training, Parent & Child, Grandparent & Child

CAMP LOCATION: Camp Hanover is a short 30 minute drive northeast from Richmond, VA easily accessible from I-295 and I-64. Situated on nearly 600 acres of forests and fields, with miles of hiking trails and a 14 acre lake, Camp Hanover is a sanctuary of natural beauty that many a wild critter calls home.

CAMP FACILITIES: 600 acres, 40 cabins and longhouses, outdoor swimming pool, dining hall, 14-acre lake with fishing, canoeing, paddle boats, volley ball court, ball field, campfire areas, hiking trails, high ropes course, challenge course, climbing wall, arts and crafts, 4-square, garden, farm animals, platform tent area, and The Mud Slide (a camper favorite!)

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our programs are designed to foster small group experiences. Two counselors and 10 to 12 coed campers live in "family groups" where they plan, play, laugh, worship and grow together, working to build a Christ-centered community of trust, openness, sharing and forgiveness.

Opportunities abound for making new friends, meeting people from around the world and round the corner, learning and practicing outdoor living skills, developing individual talents and leadership abilities, taking responsibility for and care of God's world, and having barrels of fun.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership program.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family Camp. Parent & Child, Grandparent & Child.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Established in 1957, Camp Hanover has offered residential Christian camp programs for elementary, middle and high school youth for over 55 years as the outdoor ministry of the Presbytery of the James. A fully accredited member of the American Camp Association, Camp Hanover continues to meet or exceed the camping industry's standards for safe operation, employing best practices to maintain a summer camping program of the highest quality.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Visit Our Camp Website Link: www.CampHanover.org for full program details. 2-night, 3-night, 1-week, and 2-week camps are offered weekly beginning June 16 through August 21. Traditional residential camps, as well as offsite adventure trips, horseback camps, music, drama & art camps, sailing camps and Leadership Training camps are offered throughout the summer.

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Martial Arts World Summer Camp
Virginia Location(s)

Visit Our Martial Arts World Summer Camp Website
(352) 742-9997
cnelson[AT]mawus.com
2814 David Walker Drive
Eustis, Florida 32726

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Florida
Virginia
California

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Martial Arts World ( Home of Life Champions)
2814 David Walker Drive
Eustis, FL 32726

CAMPER AGES: 5-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. 7am-6pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Martial Arts World Summer Camp is a constructive alternative to day care. We open as early as 7am. We offer a wide range of structured physical and quiet activities. We also include 2-3 weekly filed trips. Some we have planned are swimming, bowling, skating, movies, etc..

Our program also includes martial arts classes each day. This is a character building program that builds self-esteem and confidence, reinforces discipline and respect, and it's a lot of fun!

Pick-up is not later than 6:15pm

There is a $99 registration fee, and the cost of our program is $149/week, including a free summer camp uniform. We do have an early registration special for the rate of $139/week!

We encourage you set a time to take a tour of our facility, meet our staff, and answer any questions you may have to get your child enrolled.

Build confidence; Improve grades; learn self-defense; increase self-discipline; develop the " Yes, I Can! winning attitude...

Martial Arts World Summer Camp is a complete child development program and is the BEST investment for your child's future!

EDUCATIONAL, FUN, UNFORGETTABLE!!! A LIFE CHANGING EXPERIENCE!

Please contact Martial Arts for more details and information.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Martial Arts, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Martial Arts World ( Eustis) is found within Eustis Village in the shopping complex close to Publix supermarket.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our facility is a 2,100 sq. feet quality, modern martial arts training center. The floors are padded matting. We have separate men's and women's restrooms and locker rooms available. Weekly field trips are scheduled to several different public venues in the area utilizing our passenger-sized transportation system.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The Martial Arts World staff is employed by certified instructors and highly qualified individuals in training. The school was founded by world-renowned Grandmaster YK Kim. Grandmaster YK Kim is a modern philosopher of leadership, motivation, and health. He is a celebrated community leader and has received honors such the Thomas Jefferson Award, Ambassador at Large, Orange County ( Florida) Honorary Deputy Sherriff, and the proclamation of YK Kim Day. He energizes, inspires, and encourages people to maximize their potential and have a quality life.

Martial Arts World promotes 5 Kinds of Fitnesses ( physical, mental, moral, financial, and life) as a discipline of self-improvement. Martial Arts World maintains its action philosophy through the 5 kinds of life saving self-defense techniques.

Stay healthy, relieve stress, build confidence, become happier, and create a successful lifestyle...

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Leadership Camp is offered for the purpose of upper level development, both, technically and philosophically through the 5 Fitnesses and 5 Sciences of Self-defense. Also, Martial Arts World University provides an opportunity for potential black belts to prepare for instructor certification and current instructors to maintain theirs.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We also provide after school and traditional classes throughout the year and/or school season. Twice each year a tournament competition is held. Additional events for leadership and advancement include Leadership Camp and Martial Arts World University.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
June 8- August 21, 2015
Please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.tryMAW.com
Summer Camp: $149/week, $99 registration fee

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Summit Camp & Travel
Virginia Location(s)

Visit Our Summit Camp & Travel Website
(973) 732-3230, (570) 253-4381
leahl[AT]summitcamp.com
info[AT]summitcamp.com
168 Duck Harbor Road
Honesdale, Pennsylvania 18341

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Weekend Programs in NY, NJ, CT, (NY Metro), DC, VA, (DC Metro Area), PA

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
322 Route 46 West Suite 210 Parsippany, NJ 07054

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Summit Camp & Travel Video

CAMPER AGES: 8-19

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Summer, Weekender, Teen Travel

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Our dining facilities are Kosher. We are accepting of all faiths. Summit is an ACA accredited program.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Summit Camp & Travel is an awesome experience for our kids to enjoy camp, teen travel, and weekend retreats in a supportive environment that 'gets' them. Our kids march to the beat of their own drum, and when those drums come together, they create what we call "The Magic on the Hill"!

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Summit Camp & Travel provides traditional recreational programs for youth aged 8-19 years with needs such as AD/HD, Asperger's/HFA, learning differences, and/or mild emotional challenges.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Weightloss, Soccer, Gymnastics, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Martial Arts, Team Sports, Computers, Math, Science, Technology, Academics, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Trampolining, Nature Program/Small Farm/Gardening, Swim Instruction, "Glee" Choir & Dance Program, Independence (Executive Function/ Independent Living Skills) Course, Tribes Social Skills Program, Banana Boating, Activities In Daily Living (Cooking, Budgeting, Etc), Jewelry Making, Ceramics, Woodshop, Karate/Martial Arts, GAGA, Go-Karting, & Archery.

Summit Camp & Travel is a Top Leadership Summer Camp located in Honesdale Virginia offering many fun and educational Leadership and other activities, including: Academics, Theater, Music/Band and more. Summit Camp & Travel is a top Leadership Camp for ages: 8-19.
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CAMP LOCATION: Summit is located approximately 3 hours from New York City in the far Northeast corner of Pennsylvania (45 miles northeast of Scranton, PA), in the lovely rural setting of Honesdale, Pennsylvania.

CAMP FACILITIES: Summit has approx. 30 traditional wooden cabins with electric and private facilities in each cabin. Our main buildings include our newly refinished dining hall, air-conditioned recreational hall, our medical facility, and a newly built outdoor pavilion. Summit utilizes three A frame buildings for our arts programs, a wilderness treehouse with camp fire area for cookouts, newly resurfaced basketball/tennis courts, high/low ropes course with climbing wall, heated pool, private lake, nature fields with a farm area, martial arts dojo, go-kart track with 3 karts. Summit has a small amphitheatre adjacent to our lake, with a miraculous view of our beautiful setting where we enjoy swimming, canoeing, and riding our banana boats. Our camp resides on a gently rising hillside, thus providing us with the physical basis for our motto, "The Magic on the Hill."

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Summit Camp is a co-ed sleepaway camp for ages 8-19 years with issues of attention: AD/HD, HFA/Asperger’s Disorder, and/or learning differences. Using the frame of a traditional sleepaway camp, we create platforms of success where our campers can experience outcomes such as improved self-esteem, lasting friendships, and increased independence. This is accomplished through a well-orchestrated and expertly staffed backdrop to a largely traditional camp experience- guided challenges, waterfront, adventure course, and more. It is our goal and desire to take our campers from observing peer interactions to engaging in them, to learn and celebrate their own strengths and successes, and to feel a sense of belonging and shared community with those around them while they are with us.

Our Teen Travel program extends the Summit community to provide a safe yet exciting adventure to one of our many attractive national and international destination tours offering 14 day and 19 day excursions. Summit Weekenders provide a youth-group style social retreat for adolescents to have an oasis of independence, enjoyment, and success during the school year months. Regardless of the specific program, Summit provides an expertly staffed, highly structured, and truly fun experience for our youth, and has been doing so since 1969. Summit is accredited by the American Camp Association and takes pride in our long term commitment to and successes in working with special needs youth.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Our Transitions to Adult Living Skills program for youth aged 15-19 provides learning and vocational opportunities for our teens. We also have vocational programs for upper camp including, big brother/big sister, waiter/waitressing, working in a specialty area or as UL assistant, photography, and more. Our SUPER TEEN program focuses on building the executive function and daily living skills OUR kids needs to succeed as independently as possible.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Summit provides weekender programs in metropolitan areas throughout the country which run from Friday evening until Sunday mid-day that provide an oasis of social involvement for our youth. NY/NJ and DC/VA weekenders meet on a monthly basis.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Summit has the following resident summer staff in addition to our dual layer of counselors and specialists. • Team of senior directorship including a Master's of Education, licensed social worker, counseling psychologist, and school psychologist. • On site Physician and group of RN's for excellent medication management and treatment on site. • Head counselor who has been a proud member of the Summit community since 1983. We pride ourselves on our ongoing support and training of our staff and our phenomenal return rate of excellent seasonal staff who help us orchestrate and bring the magic to our youth year after year.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Ongoing information can be found on our website at: Our Camp Website Link: www.summitcamp.com
Travel Tours 2018: Southeast Theme Parks; San Francisco and Hawaii; Disney Alaskan Cruise

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We would love to hear from interested applicants! We are looking for staff 20+ years of age. Counselors have prior experience working with our populations and are looking for a unique opportunity to develop skills and experience in the best setting, with the best supervision, available!

Our specialty teams include waterfront, arts, performing arts, adventure, nature, science, computers, athletics, and go-karting.

We are looking for specialty teachers that have experience leading youth and instructing others in their given area.

Please contact Leah Love, MS, leahl[AT]summitcamp.com, with interest in working for us. You may have never considered a special needs camp program- but let us show you why working for us may be the summer of a lifetime!

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Caroline Furnace Lutheran Camp & Retreat Center
Fort Valley, Virginia

Visit Our Caroline Furnace Lutheran Camp & Retreat Center Website
(540) 449-0012
julie[AT]carolinefurnace.org
2239 Camp Roosevelt Road
Fort Valley, Virginia 22652

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CAMPER AGES: rising 1st to 12th grade

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. two night sessions for Buddies in Christ/Special Needs Camp

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Caroline Furnace Lutheran Camp & Retreat Center sits on 257 acres in the Shenandoah Valley. We offer eight weeks of Summer Camp to rising 1st through 12th graders. Campers experience daily worship and Bible study, plus a large range of activities. Campers can expect a week packed with fun! They'll get to swim, canoe, fish, creek walk, play small and large group games, challenge themselves on our low ropes course, hike, cook over a campfire, create crafts, learn archery, gain culinary skills, and explore the furnace ruins on camp property. Each week, Chaplains from supporting congregations join us in leading the campers in morning worship, Bible study, and campfire and evening devotion. Caroline Furnace combines small and large group -style camping in an outdoor, faith-filled setting, all to create an unforgettable summer camp experience for your camper.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Come experience camp together! Buddies in Christ camp is June 30-July 2 and July 2-4, and is designed for campers rising 1st to 12th grade who may not be able to come to camp on their own. We recognize that traditional summer camp has inherent demands that can make it difficult for campers with special needs - to include a busy schedule, high levels of activity, and uneven terrain. For Special Needs Camp, we work with each family to meet the needs of each individual.

Each camper comes for two nights with at least one parent. Buddies in Christ Camp is based in the Cabin Village. Group size is intentionally small (15 campers per session) to maximize individualized attention. Every camper has a high school or college aged "buddy" to guide them throughout the day. Parents are given optional free time on the second day of camp (July 1 or July 3, depending on session), and we will have parent activities and local business discounts available.

All camper activities are challenge by choice and include campfires, canoeing, fishing, swimming, yoga and play-based worship. Camp concludes with an optional family outing on the third day. The entire schedule is adapted to allow for longer transition times, flexibility, and more down time.

We feel it is important to discuss the realities of camp with each family, and what we can do to help each camper. The Cabin Village is wheelchair accessible, with two wheelchair accessible Cabins and accessibility to all common areas. There will most likely be two or three families per Cabin. The Cabins do not have air conditioning but we provide fans. The Cabin Village is wooded and nearly all activities will be accessed via trails. It can be humid and buggy during the day in the summer, with cool, dark nights.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Horses/Equestrian, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Academics, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Canoeing, Fishing, Archery, Hiking, Culinary, History, Caving, Rock Climbing,

CAMP LOCATION: Serving the community since 1957, we sit on 257 acres in the Shenandoah Valley and are situated northwest of Washington DC. We are supported by three local Synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA) - Virginia, Metro DC, and West Virginia-Western Maryland. Our mission is to provide unforgettable faith, education and renewal experiences in God’s creation for all God’s people.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our Cabin Village has eight modern-rustic cabins that sleep a total of 100, with an adjacent dining hall, large modern bathhouse, and modern air-conditioned/heated meeting facility. Our Sukkah Village sleeps up to 48 in 6 Sukkahs. Sukkahs are roofed platforms with screened half-walls and 8 beds each. We have a low ropes course, a 5 acre lake for swimming, canoeing and fishing, a prayer labyrinth, an extensive trail system, 8 large group fire circles, National Forest access, and incredible stargazing.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Serving the community since 1957, our mission is to provide unforgettable faith, education and renewal experiences in God’s creation for all God’s people. As a separate non-profit incorporated entity of the ELCA we provide opportunities to a wide variety of public and private schools, churches, non-profit organizations, and government agencies. We partner with local businesses and organizations to provide valuable services that develop current and future leaders for our community and the world.

Caroline Furnace Lutheran Camp & Retreat Center has a small year-round staff of 3 full time and 4 part time/seasonal full time. We hire 15-20 counselors for our Summer Camp program. All are certified in First Aid and CPR, with additional opportunities for Wilderness First Aid, Lifeguard, American Canoe Association Instructor, Archery Instructor, ServSafe Food Handler/Manager, Leave No Trace Trainer, and more.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Do you dream of serving on the Caroline Furnace staff or becoming a stronger leader in your community? Our LITs are challenged to grow in their faith and leadership, and are equipped with skills and tools to continue learning and growing after camp is over. LITs are chosen for their faith maturity, desire to become a better leader, and motivated personality.

During your LIT! training week (Part One), you will develop skills, awareness and experience that will put you into action as a quality leader and team member. Throughout your training week, you will study and practice the art of leading others with the help of our Leadership Team. Following successful completion of your first week, you may choose a second week (Part Two) to return to camp and co-lead a cabin under the leadership of one of our counselors. Part Two weeks are offered weeks three through seven of summer camp.

Our Leaders In Training program is application based. Learn more at Our Camp Website Link: www.CarolineFurnace.org.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: At Caroline Furnace Lutheran Camp & Retreat Center, scholarships are determined on a case-by-case basis. About 30% of our campers come on partial or full scholarship or sponsorship. Contact us for more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.CarolineFurnace.org.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): We offer one week of Family Camp with a half-week or full-week option, as well as a Family Camp Out-Trip - an overnight canoeing trip on the Shenandoah River. Out-Trip participants must be potty-trained and able to sleep in a tent at a primitive site (composting toilets available).

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Caroline Furnace Lutheran Camp & Retreat Center is a year-round retreat center and summer camp. Our main property is in Fort Valley VA and we also operate an adult retreat center in Strasburg VA. We are busy year round with rental groups and planned programming in faith, education, and renewal - youth retreats, campus ministries, men’s and women’s groups, school groups, conference meetings, scouting trips, family reunions, and special events. Our group minimum is 10, and we can accommodate large groups of 200+. For eight weeks of the year Caroline Furnace is filled with the excitement of Summer Camp, available for rising 1st to 12th grade campers.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please see Our Camp Website Link: www.CarolineFurnace.org for more information.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Summer Staff positions at Caroline Furnace Lutheran Camp & Retreat Center - You'll be signing up for two weeks of staff training and eight weeks of varied outdoor adventure - May 31 to August 9. There are opportunities for select applicants to begin a couple weeks early and stay a week or two later.

You can expect a new adventure each week, to gain new skills and experiences, and to make friendships that will last a lifetime.

Do you have what it takes to be a Camp Counselor? You'll need an endless supply of energy, love, enthusiasm, patience, and kindness. You must be able to share your faith story and encourage young people to grow in their own relationship with Jesus Christ. You must embrace the adventure of the outdoors and work well in a team. You must be willing to unplug from technology and focus on your relationship with God, nature, and the people around you.

​Academic Internships are available. Pay is based on experience and certifications. Contact us for more information or apply online at Our Camp Website Link: www.CarolineFurnace.org

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Makemie Woods
Lanexa, Virginia

Visit Our Makemie Woods Website
800-566-1496 (office)
office[AT]makwoods.org
3700 Ropers Church Road
Lanexa, Virginia 23089

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 39
Barhamsville, Va 23011

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Makemie Woods Video

CAMPER AGES: 6-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers. All Boy Campers. All Girl Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Christian. Makemie Woods is owned and operated by the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America (PCUSA) within the Presbytery of Eastern Virginia.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Camp Jordan for Children with Diabetes:

Camp Jordan is a great adventure featuring traditional camp activities while making friends with other children who understand the challenges of having diabetes. Established in 1966 by the West Central Richmond Optimist Club and Dr. William R. Jordan, Camp Jordan continues to provide a fun and exciting camp experience for children learning to manage their diabetes, with the supervision of trained counselors, nurses and doctors. Financial Assistance available, based on need. Visit our website or call the camp office for program specifics.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Academics, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Located 40 miles Southeast Richmond, Virginia and 20 miles Northwest Williamsburg, Virginia, on 275 stunning acres, Makemie Woods is perfectly situated for an authentic outdoor experience with all of the necessities of home.

CAMP FACILITIES: Through our diverse array of buildings and spaces, we can accommodate up to 130 overnight guests in winterized facilities, and house indoor meetings for up to 160. Your group can take advantage of our great hiking trails, boating on the reservoir, swimming pool, ball-fields, archery range, ziplines and observatory. Or have the whole event outside, at our picnic shelters, family campsites, or outdoor chapel!

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Founded in 1964 by the Presbyterian Church of the United States of America, Makemie Woods teaches essential relationship skills in a radically accepting Christian community. In the context of both traditional overnight camps or high-adventure trip camps, campers discover the joy of making friends that can last a lifetime. Traditional activities include swimming, canoeing, campfires, crafts, Bible study, and other recreation. There are focus camps for music and drama, and high adventure for rafting, rock climbing, caving, and more.

Makemie Woods teaches essential relationship skills in a radically accepting Christian community. In the context of both traditional overnight camps or high-adventure trip camps, campers discover the joy of making friends that can last a lifetime. Traditional activities include swimming, canoeing, archery, zip-lining, campfires, crafts, Bible study, and other recreation. There are focus camps for music and drama, and high adventure for rafting, rock climbing, caving, and more.

Our staff is made up of approximately 30 dedicated, Christ-loving, fun individuals, recruited from the US and from all over the world. Counselors are at least 18 years old and in most cases have finished at least one year of college. Every staff member is certified in first aid and CPR at a minimum. Many staff members have more extensive certification such as lifeguarding, canoe instruction, water safety instruction, wilderness first aid, etc. We have an EMT and several First Aid instructors on our staff. Each staff member submits an application, participates in an extensive interview, and undergoes a criminal background history check. References are required, and checked. Nothing is more important to us than your camper's safety!

As a certified member of the American Camp Association, Makemie Woods voluntarily adheres to over 600 standards for camping health and safety to ensure that your children receive the care and attention that they deserve. Makemie Woods is also part of the Christian Camp and Conference Association.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: YES campers (rising 11th and 12th graders) enjoy Makemie Woods fun and participate in group building, faith, and leadership development. Spend the first 10 days engaging in service projects and learning skills for working with children. In the last week, they'll see what's it's like to be a counselor, living and working with a younger camper group. Encouraged for campers who in the future seek to serve on the MW staff.

The DOVE program. This program (for anyone age 16 and rising from 11th grade) recruits and trains persons who are interested in serving as Volunteer Staff during the summer camp program at Makemie Woods. DOVEs are trained to specific tasks within the camp program, especially helping with campers with special needs.

Visit our website for additional application and/or call the camp office for program specifics.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We offer a tiered pricing model for individual camp sessions and full scholarships for needy families that wish to send their kids to camp. Visit our website or call the camp office for these specifics.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Located between Williamsburg and Richmond VA, Makemie Woods offers an attractive setting for your next conference or retreat. We can serve up to 130 guests in seven winterized buildings, with flexible and functional meeting spaces, great dining, and 275 acres of hardwood forest, a reservoir, and many recreation opportunities to explore and enjoy!

Our facilities are available mid-August to mid-June to all groups without regard to race, sex, age or national origin for the following events:retreats, meetings, conferences, picnics, school trips, quilting groups, silent retreats, wilderness camping, nature study, family reunions, training events, environmental education, home school outings, scrapbooking retreats, , We offer a diverse range of programming activities which includes swimming, canoeing, archery, zip-lining and using our observatory to view stars and planets.

Visit our website for additional application and/or call the camp office for program specifics.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Makemie Woods also serves as an EcoEternity Forest site. For additional information, please consult our website or call our office.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For a complete list of our various camp sessions, dates and fees, please consult our website at the following links:

Camp Descriptions: Our Camp Website Link: www.makwoods.org

Camp Schedule: Our Camp Website Link: www.makwoods.org

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Counselors:
At least 18 years old and one year out of high school. Serve as leaders and Christian role models to 4-7 campers per session, responsible for their welfare and guiding them through their daily routine. Salary: $220/wk

*Additional remuneration for lifeguard certification ($10/wk) and 21 or older with a clean driving record acceptable to our insurance company ($20/wk)

Cooperation Coach:
At least 18 years old and one year out of high school. Works one-on-one with campers who need additional attention to help them work through behavior issues or help them learn to contribute their group. This position is well-suited for someone studying psychology or child development, and can be used to fulfill internship requirements. Salary $230/week.

Lifeguards:
At least 18 years old and one year out of high school, Lifeguard certification required, WSI preferred. Serve as lifeguard at the pool, assist with other camp programs as assigned. Salary: $230/week

Medical Professional:
At least 21 years old, RN or EMT certification preferred, will consider someone with a BSN waiting for boards. Oversees medical care for campers and staff. Salary negotiable and dependent upon experience. Contact us for details.

Pool Manager:
At least 21 years old, Lifeguard certification required, WSI preferred. Responsible for maintaining the pool facility as well as lifeguarding, swim instruction. Salary: $240/week

Waterfront Director/Trip Manager:
At least 21 years old preferred, younger applicants (18+) can be considered. Lifeguard certification and whitewater canoeing experience required, canoe instruction certification preferred. Directs and maintains the boating program (canoes and rowboats), leads and/or packs off-site trips. Salary: $240/week

Recreation and Crafts Director:
At least 18 years old and one year out of high school. Directs daily program of crafts and recreation for campers of various ages, maintains supplies and inventory. Salary: $220/week

Digital Media:
At least 18 years old and one year out of high school. Responsible for taking daily photographs and video footage of camp, including group pictures for the week, compiling and editing footage for weekly dvd/cd's. Salary: $220/week

For all positions at Makemie Woods, room and board is valued at $180/week. Applicants with Makemie Woods Summer Staff experience receive additional remuneration. All staff will be required to have Red Cross Standard First Aid and CPR Certification prior to the start of the staff training. Travel reimbursement for persons who come from more than 65 miles away up to $75.

For more specifics about the Makemie Woods Summer Camp Program, visit our website at the link below or call our camp office!

Please visit: Our Camp Website Link: www.makwoods.org

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New Meadow Farm Riding Camp
Steeles Tavern, Virginia

Visit Our New Meadow Farm Riding Camp Website
610-825-9838 (September-mid June) 540-377-9474 (mid June-August)
newmeadowfarm[AT]msn.com
863 Lotts Road
Steeles Tavern, Virginia 24476

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
PO Box 586
Lafayette Hill, PA 19444

CAMPER AGES: 7-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): All Boy Campers. All Girl Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Weightloss, Soccer, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: We are located 4 miles off of Interstate 81 between Staunton and Lexington, VA in the Shenandoah Valley area.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have 3 cabins with bunk bed accomodations, 2 bathhouses with hot water showers, outdoor swimming pool, arts & crafts center, leisure center, 2 large riding arenas, a cross country course, wooded trails with foxhunting jumps, and close by to local restaurants/drive in movie theaters, and state parks for field trips.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: We are a family run riding camp that specializes in keeping our program small in order to provide excellent instruction in riding and horsemanship from beginner to advanced levels. Many of our students have gone on to become equine professionals and even run their own barns and competed at the grand prix level.

We strive to teach all levels of riders to become knowledgable horsemen and women in a safe, friendly, and fun environment.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: CIT program available to veteran campers age 16 & 17.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: There is a scholarship program offered, the Nan Scholarship Fund. Information on how to apply is available on our website.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Riding lessons, trail rides, and weekend vacations are available at New Meadow year round by appointment.

OTHER CAMP INFO: New Meadow is a working horse farm all year round, not just a summer camp. There are lessons & trail rides, a training program, and boarding opportunities at our facility.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
We run an 8 week program, with a 4 week, 3 week, 1 week, 7 or 8 week sessions.

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Wilderness Adventure at Eagle Landing
New Castle, Virginia

Visit Our Wilderness Adventure at Eagle Landing Website
1-800-782-0779 540-864-6792
info[AT]wilderness-adventure.com
11176 Peaceful Valley Road
New Castle, Virginia 24127

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CAMPER AGES: 8 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. 1-, 2- and 3- week overnight sessions

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: An expedition program for youth to build confidence, leadership skills, and teamwork through adventure activities. Participants backpack, canoe, rock climb, mountain bike, zip line, and more during the days and camp out under the stars at night. Leaders are outdoor professionals in their mid-twenties. All gear is provided and no experience is necessary!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Team Sports, Academics, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Adventure Sports Offered: Rock Climbing, Mountain Biking, Caving, Kayaking, Canoeing, Backpacking, Hiking, Camping

Specialty Trips Offered: Go With The Flow (river Trip); Mountain Biking; Rock Climbing; Rock, Roll & Flow (rock Climbing, Mountain Biking & River Trip) & Wilderness Leadership Course.

Wilderness Adventure at Eagle Landing is a Top Leadership Summer Camp located in New Castle Virginia offering many fun and educational Leadership and other activities, including: Wilderness/Nature, Team Sports, Adventure and more. Wilderness Adventure at Eagle Landing is a top Leadership Camp for ages: 8 - 17.
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CAMP LOCATION: We are located 45 Minutes northwest of Roanoke, Virginia in the Beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. We have a 500 Acre Base Camp that shares a property line with the Thomas Jefferson National Forest. Please visit our website for more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.wilderness-adventure.com.

CAMP FACILITIES: Our Base Camp Has 10 Campsites for our summer youth program, a pond for swimming and Kayaking, 900 foot Zipline, 50' climbing wall, high ropes course, 2 low ropes courses, a bathhouse, bike & boat shop, and a creek that runs around the property. Please visit our website for more information at Our Camp Website Link: www.wilderness-adventure.com

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Our camp offers single and multiple week excursions into the wilderness. The trips are backpacking based, so you will live out of your backpack, sleep in a tent, cook your own meals, and also get to do a lot of amazing activities like backpacking, climbing, canoeing, kayaking, zip-lining, high ropes, caving, fun games and much more. Please check out our summer program at Our Camp Website Link: www.wilderness-adventure.com. We also strive to have the best staff. Our staff comes from a year-round professionally trained core group, Since we are open all year long and we do these jobs all year. Our company has also been on Outside magazines "Best Places to Work" for the last four years. Learn more about our staff and what motivates them at Our Camp Website Link: www.wilderness-adventure.com.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: LEADERSHIP TRAINING COURSE -(7 day training + summer apprenticeship) Many of our participants come back year after year as campers, aspiring to one day join the ranks of the amazing Wilderness Adventure staff. The leadership training course provides participants ages 17 and up the chance to transition with this apprenticeship program. Participants will go through a thorough one week training where they will be evaluated on their dedication and motivation. If they are deemed ready for our apprentice program then they will have the opportunity to shadow activity instructors of their choice and even potentially co-lead a summer trip.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Wilderness Advenure at Eagle Landing operates a year-round camp, conference and retreat center with a focus on team building and adventure experiences. Our elegantly rustic lodges are equally suited to host weeklong field trips and/or Corporate groups. Food service and adventure experiences are available, contact us today to plan your next adventure! 540-864-6792

OTHER CAMP INFO: Wilderness Adventure at Eagle Landing designed specialty trips for our campers who were looking for the next challenge. Many of our participants had started out getting comfortable with camping on our Outdoor Discovery and worked their way up to the more challenging Classic Adventure. Our specialty trips allow participants to focus on their favorite adventure activity. These trips allow them to really focus in on learning more technique, improving their knowledge, and gaining strength and ability. All of our specialty trips are taught from a beginner level, however, if you do have prior experience, our instructors and leaders can provide special challenges just for you. With a new lower rate they are more affordable than ever. Check them out here Our Camp Website Link: www.wilderness-adventure.com.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please check out our dates, tuition, and trips on our website at Our Camp Website Link: www.wilderness-adventure.com.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Accepting applications for trip leaders (18+, 21+ preferred).  Please email info[AT]wilderness-adventure.com for more information.

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