Art, science, sailing and more: Peninsula-area summer camps for each interest
April 15, 2018 - summer camp
Summer is fast coming and now is a time to start formulation ways to keep your kids bustling while they aren’t in school. Enrolling a child in a summer stay is an choice interjection to internal organizations charity camps that fit roughly each interest.
From art and song to history, animals or something else, here’s a list of summer camps function this year on a Peninsula.
Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center: Rising second- by ninth-graders can enroll in museum stay during Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center, 2410 Wickham Ave. in Newport News. The eight-week behaving humanities stay is themed to “The Lion King Experience” and includes educational opportunities in a areas of dance, music, acting, set pattern and dress design. The stay is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday with 50 spots available. No knowledge or try-out is required. Registration is $50 per week and contingency be finished by 4 p.m. Jun 9. Extended child caring will be charity for an additional cost. More info: downinggross.org or 757-247-8950.
Peninsula Fine Arts Center: The core offers nine weeks of art-focused summer camps weekly Jun 26-Aug. 31. The camps are open to ages 5-12. Early drop-off and late pick-up are accessible for an additional cost and half- or full-day camps are being offered. Prices operation from $125-$210. PFAC is located during 101 Museum Drive in Newport News. More info: pfac-va.org/summeratpfac or 757-596-8175.
Virginia Air and Space Center: The core hosts mixed scholarship camps with themes including robotics, Earth, flight, space engineering and more. Each stay is divided by class levels (K-1, 2-3, 4-5, 6-8) and requires 10 campers minimum. Camps are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday and cost $250 per week for non-members and $235 per week for members. Camps run weekly Jun 25-Aug. 13. Kids should be purebred by a class they are entering for a 2018-2019 propagandize year. Registration closes noon Friday before a stay starts. Before care, after caring and lunch will be accessible during an additional cost. The museum is located during 600 Settlers Landing Road. More info: vasc.org/parent-connection/camps or 757-727-0900.
Virginia Living Museum: Explore inlet and space during a Virginia Living Museum (524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News) by a full-day summer camps 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily Jun 25-29 for children ages 4 by fifth grade. Before and after caring available. The camps are $265 for non-members and $235 for members. Full-day camps but before or after caring are 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jul 16-20 and cost $265 for non-members and $235 for members. The museum also offers half-day summer camps on name dates. More info: thevlm.org or call 757-595-1900.
Thomas Nelson Community College: TNCC offers scholarship stay for center and high propagandize students 8 a.m. to noon Jul 23-26 on a Hampton campus. Students can request for a specific stay online and many stay applications are due in May. Camp fees operation from giveaway to $99. More info: tncc.edu/summer-camps or 757-865-3122.
Watermen’s Museum: Multiple seven-week summer camps are charity for kids grades K-12. Camp themes embody vessel building, exploring a museum, archaeology, sea life and more. Activities embody colonial games, bandit crafts and troops drills. Camps start a week of Jun 25, and a final week starts Aug. 20. Camps are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday during a Watermen’s Museum, 309 Water St. in Yorktown. More info: watermens.org/summer-fun or 757-887-2641.
American Revolution Museum during Yorktown and Jamestown Settlement: The ancestral areas horde countless two- and three-day camps commencement Jun 18, with educational activities associated to story for children age 4 to eighth grade. Costs and length of camps vary. Registration is accessible online and is required. More info: historyisfun.org or 757-253-4732.
Hampton Yacht Club: The bar is charity mixed camps that incorporate sailing with games and sea science. The camps are a partnership with a Virginia Air and Space Center and are open to children ages 8-18. Each stay is distant by age organisation and prices vary. Sessions run Jun by August. There is an informational assembly 6:30 p.m. May 23 during Hampton Yacht Club, 4707 Victoria Blvd. More info: hamptonyc.com/summer-sailing-program or 757-722-0711.
Parents can register their children ages 9-13 for 4-H camp. The journey stay starts in Jun and includes countless activities led by volunteers. More info: airfieldconference.com or 757-899-4901.
Girl Scouts of a Colonial Coast will reason one-week summer camps Sunday-Friday Jul 8-July 27 during Camp Skimino in Williamsburg. Camp is open to girls in grades 2-12 and fees operation from $100-$345. More info: gsccc.org or 757-547-4405.
Parks and Recreation
Hampton: Ten week full- and half-day camps for kids and teenagers commencement in June. Camps embody activities such as swimming, art, sports and margin trips depending on a theme. Lunch and break are provided. Prices vary. More info: hampton.gov/2456/Summer-Camps or 757-727-8311.
Isle of Wight: Kids ages 5-12 can enroll in mixed summer stay programs, that run Jun 25 to Aug. 16, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Thursdays. Camps embody outside recreational activities, games, crafts and more, for $60 per week. Children contingency have finished kindergarten to register. More info: co.isle-of-wight.va.us or 757-357-2291.
James City County: Part-time and full-time summer camps featuring margin trips, recreational activities and preparation for facile and center propagandize students. Registration for part-time camps start during $85 per week and full-time camps start during $105. More info: jamescitycountyva.gov/664/REC-Connect or 757-259-5351.