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American Shakespeare Center Theatre Camp
Address: 20 S. New Street, Fourth Floor
Staunton, VA
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Twice every summer, The ASC Theatre Camp (ASCTC) plunges 39 high-school students into three weeks of intensive, immersive, incomparable programming in the Shakespearean Shangri-La of Staunton, Virginia – home of the American Shakespeare Center and the world’s only recreation of the Blackfriars Playhouse, Shakespeare’s indoor theatre.

At ASCTC, we transport students out of their normal lives and beyond their comfort zone. We challenge them to explore the limits of their infinite potential in a safe, stable, supportive environment, and they emerge not only with finer control over their craft and better preparation for college, but also with more confidence, more capability, and more capacity for growth and change.

ASCTC participants preview the college experience by living and working on the residential campus at Mary Baldwin University. They live in dorms, work in university classrooms and performance spaces, and eat in the dining hall. They spend their days rehearsing with professional directors, training with professional actors, and learning from professional academics: ASC actors, MBU graduate-level faculty, preeminent scholars, and (of course) each other. They spend their evenings at the Blackfriars Playhouse, spellbound by Shakespeare’s stagecraft.

Students can enroll in the college credit companion course and earn three college credits from Mary Baldwin University, transferable to other institutions. They can elect to stay for an extended week of internship experience, getting hands-on practice working with a professional theatre company. But all work and no play makes camp a dull sport – even when working feels like playing. Mornings off bring sleeping in and brunching at the local Farmer’s market. Days off bring trips to the lake, water balloon fights, dance parties, and well-earned opportunities to luxuriate in languorous laziness.

Three weeks of this chimeric, collaborative creativity culminates in the Final Performance Festival, where campers mount their final productions (for a packed house) on the Blackfriars Playhouse stage.

ASCTC 2019 Season

SESSION 1 Romeo & Juliet Measure for Measure Gallathea by John Lyly

SESSION 2 Richard III The Taming of the Shrew The Roaring Girl by Thomas Dekker and Thomas Middleton

Tuition is $3,625 per three-week session. Campers attending both sessions receive a 10% discount on their total session tuition cost.

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Session Dates
Session 1: June 16 – July 7

Session 2: July 14 – August 4

Attendance at ASCTC is by acceptance only. Prospective campers can apply here:

Applications are rolling until filled. Once accepted, campers and their parents/guardians will receive a link to their custom registration form. Registration requires a $150 tuition deposit and guarantees your spot in the accepted session.

Business Phone Number: 540.885.5588
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Blue Ridge Children’s Museum and Project GROWS
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Adventures on the Parkway:

BRCM Adventure on the Parkway is a day camp for children ages 5-8 that is located on the historic and beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway. The camp provides an exciting, fun, and enriching outdoor experience to create lifelong outdoor lovers.

BRCM Adventure on the Parkway provides a mix of outdoor exploring and hiking, crafts and games, learning about animal and plant life, experiencing the history and culture of the parkway through old fashioned toys, games, and music with live musicians, and even working on the farm. Each day is filled with new experiences and opportunities to form a deeper understanding of and connection with nature while creating lasting camp memories and friendships.

Little GROWers:

Join us for an exciting week of summer camp at the Project GROWS farm as we experience the journey of a vegetable from farm to table! Little GROWers will work together to make delicious snacks from vegetables they harvest themselves, taste-test a variety of produce, and spend time tending the garden. We’ll also go on scavenger hunts and play games to explore the many colors of the farm. Learn about our amazing pollinator friends like bees that make farming possible, the mystery of soil and compost, and the benefits of farm animals like chickens. With help from camp staff, Little GROWers will complete a Five Day Challenge to prepare and eat a healthy snack every day themselves. Campers will leave with recipes, gardening and food preparation skills, and an appreciation of where our food comes from!

Type of Camp: Day

Age Range: 5-8

Program Dates:

Adventures on the Parkway: June 24-27
Little GROWers: July 8-12

Adventures on the Parkway: $175 Little GROWers: $100


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Camp Alleghany for Girls, and Camp Alleghany Family Camp
Address: 2700 Stonehouse Road
Lewisburg, WV
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A nearly 100-year-old traditional outdoor girls camp with a personalized touch that nurtures each camper’s summer goals in areas of head, heart, and hands. Inclusive mentorship culture and a “no mean girls” ethos. A spirited camp life includes campfires, singing, activities, nature, friendship. Screen-free, outdoor living. Overnight session of one-week for the youngest Mini Campers (rising 2nd-rising 5th grade); Three-week Term Camp for rising 2nd-rising 11th graders; Six-week Leaders-In-Training Program for 16-year-olds. Weekend Mother-Daughter camp, and one-week Family Camp for all ages and for dads, grandpas, & brothers, too! Inspiring growth through honor, loyalty and friendship. Picturesque river valley flanked by mountains and near the bustling and hip Southern charm of historic Lewisburg, West Virginia. Near to The Greenbrier.

Join us for our 98th summer! Links – Website:

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Ages – Grades 1-10 for main sessions, ages 5-10 for Mother-Daughter, all ages for Family Camp

2019 Summer Dates – June 16-August 3 for main sessions, June 14-16 for Mother-Daughter, August 4-11 for Family Camp

Pricing – Mother-Daughter Weekend: $350 per pair Mini Camp (1 week): $1400 Term Camp (3-week sessions): $4000 Family Camp: $80/night for adults, $40/night for children 12 and under

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Business Phone Number: (877) GHNY-GRL
Camp Friendship
Address: 573 Friendship Way
Palmyra, VA
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Camp Friendship sets the benchmark for an exceptional summer camp experience. Established in 1966, we are a family-owned business that values your trust and works hard to earn it. Campers create their own adventure each week, selecting from over 35 exciting activities. For horse crazy kids, the Camp Friendship Equestrian Center is the perfect home away from home, with trail rides, games on horseback and bareback river rides being some of our favorite activities! Surrounded by over 600 acres of scenic fields and forests, Camp Friendship is the perfect place for campers to explore, discover and grow – naturally!


Ages Range- Ages 7-16

2019 Dates – June 16 – August 17

Pricing – $1300 – $1500

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Business Website Address: Link to Registration
Business Phone Number: 1-800-873-3223
Camp Mont Shenandoah
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We are a traditional, overnight, camp for girls located in Bath County. Virginia – less than an hour west of Staunton. Our girls enjoy the many activities offered, including swimming in the emerald green waters of the Cowpasture River, canoeing, horseback riding, tennis, archery, arts & crafts, drama, sports and more! Girls live in rustic yet cozy screened cabins. We have a well trained, mature, and responsible counseling staff that teach the activities and live in the cabins with the campers. This group is primarily comprised of young women who were once campers with us. We are honored to say that we have an annual 80-85% return rate of campers for our Three & Six Week sessions with that rate reaching 88% for 2019! In 2016 we were listed on the National Register of Historic Places and the Virginia Landmarks Registry. As an older camp, we are steeped in rich tradition and values. Girls depart Camp Mont Shenandoah each summer with many skills, lifelong friends, and the courage and confidence to become resilient, competent, and successful young women.

Camp Type: Overnight

Age Range: Our three and six week sessions are for girls between the ages of 7-15. Roots & Shoots is for girls between the ages of 7-12.

Summer 2019 Dates: Six Weeks: June 22- August 3First Three Weeks: June 22 – July 13, Second Three Weeks: July 14 – August 3, Roots & Shoots: August 4 – 10

Pricing: Six Weeks: $7,625 Three Weeks: $4,395 Roots & Shoots: $1,550

For more information, please visit our website at To register your daughter, simply click on “Register Now – New Families”. You may also contact us at 540-997-5994.

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Business Phone Number: 540-997-5994
Covenant Developmental Preschool
Address: Staunton, VA
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Covenant is a half day Christian based preschool program with an Extended Day option. Our philosophy is a developmental approach to learning. Our program includes many enrichment opportunities as well as play time. We have several program options depending on your needs and age of the child.

Ages: 2-5

If you would like to take a tour or inquire about enrollment please email

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Fishburne Military School Summer Experience
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Raise your grade point average by repeating up to two required classes, or take one new class to get ahead.

Earn full credit for LET I or LET II by enrolling in our Army JROTC summer program! One of few sanctioned in the US to give full credit during the summer! Try something new from our various electives such as Outdoor Adventure, 3D Modeling and Design, Coding, Cyber Security, SAT Prep, and Study Skills, and Tech Skills. Exciting afternoons offer intramural sports such as Football strength and conditioning, basketball, soccer, swimming running, tennis golf or Rifle.

Learn to fly by joining our Flight Training Program through Eagles Nest Airport and enjoy an array of great weekend excursions!

Camp Type: Overnight

Age Range: Rising 7th – rising 12th grades

Dates: June 22 – July 27

Pricing Details:

Boarding -3980.00 5 Day Boarding – 3500.00

Day Student – 1500.00 $250.00

Required Student Services Account for all students. Unused is refunded.

Fishersville United Methodist Church Child Development Center
Address: Fishersville, VA
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Fishersville United Methodist Church Child Development Center (FUMC Child Development Center or “the school and camp”) provides a Christian learning environment that assists children in growing spiritually, socially, emotionally and intellectually. The program is biblically based with the goal of sharing Christ with all of the children we serve. FUMC CDC provides a developmentally appropriate program that assists children with the readiness skills needed to meet the academic and social challenges of Kindergarten. When FUMC Child Development Center closes its academic doors in May, those same doors quickly re-open to welcome campers to a 13 week Summer Camp. This program is available to children 2 to 10 years of age. Each week has a different theme of exploration, learning, and play. Every session will include water play, arts and crafts, outdoor adventures, games and much, much more.

Ages: 2-5 Academic Year, 2-10 Summer Camp

Enrollment forms can be obtained at FUMC CDC or online. Requirements for enrollment are a completed enrollment form, registration fee, copy of birth certificate and immunization records. These can be mailed or dropped off at the Center at any time.


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Fun Art Night &  Fun’dudle Art Camp
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Fun’dudle Art Camp – Waynesboro
July 15-19

Wayne Hills Baptist Church
877 Ladd Rd, Waynesboro, Virginia 22980

In this intensive, yet very fun camp, participants will learn and perfect the concepts of intentional doodling to create high quality, beautiful works of art! This camp is on it’s 7th year. So, we will be adding some additional art projects and mediums this year! We will focus the morning on Doodling. The afternoon on painting another beautiful artworks! The end of the week, our participants will have created several very high quality artworks and have their choice of a bigger project to be the star in our Art Show!

Your child will create multiple quality art pieces that you will be very proud to show off or even give as gifts!

All Day (9-4) – This is the only session who will create a 3-D art project – $200
Half Day AM (9-12) – $100

This camp is intended for kids with an interest in art. This is not a childcare program.

*Art supplies will be provided by parents. The supply list will be sent out 1 month in advance. Supplies could include (but not limited to) Drawing pad, marker set, shirt, etc.*


Fun Nite Art offers guided painting activities at fun public venues. Check out the calendar for a listing of their events.

They also do private parties, birthday parties, corporate retreats and more.

Kids Night is a perfect opportunity to fulfill their need to create while you get some needed things done! Kids Night is for school aged kids of ALL ages! (even Teens) We allow kids to create at their level. Sign them up because, well… art is like everything else: Practice makes perfect! We also have Art Camp in the summer!

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Girl Scouts of VA Skyline
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Bring your girl somewhere safe, enriching, and filled to the brim with opportunities- girl her the change to ♡ Camp! Girls can discover the wonders of the great outdoors, try new things, play games, make friends, and so much more- all while learning critical life skills every step of the way!

Camp Type: Day and Overnight options

Ages: Girls rising 1st graders thru 12th grade

Summer 2019 Dates: Various dates in June, July


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