top of page

Richmond Summer Camp Guide 2024

Welcome to (almost) summer! We are so thrilled to bring out our top picks for summer camps in and around the Richmond Area! Whether your kids are in to sports, theater or STEM, this guide will steer you in the right direction. Register soon before they fill up, and tell them Ladies Lifestyle Network network sent you for special promotions :)

Mosley Music Summer Camps

From Preschool Music Explorers to Show Choir, Songwriting to Percussion, we have something for every musician at Mosley Music's Summer Camps! Taught by the best music teachers around, your child will love making music each day! We are extra excited to produce our first musical this year: Annie, Kids! Our new expanded location provides more space for music making, and is conveniently located right off the Atlee exit. 

Ages: Age 3 through 12th grade

Address: 9545 Kings Charter Drive, Ashland, VA 23005 (Atlee)

Instagram: @mosleymusichanover

Mathnasium of Tuckahoe: Summer Program

Avoid the “Summer Slide” and build your child’s math skills this summer at Mathnasium! We make math fun, whether your child is attending in person or online.

Our Summer Program includes a customized learning plan that will help your child learn math in the way that makes sense to them, and we have flexible options to fit any schedule. Mathnasium’s Summer Program is available for rising 1st grade to 12th grade students at all 6 locations in the Greater Richmond Area.

Phone number: (804) 368-1592


Virginia Repertory Theatre

Virginia Rep’s fun-filled camps are full of creative exploration and imaginative play. Our unique theatre camps provide exciting performance opportunities for students K - 12. These camps are designed with the novice and seasoned performer in mind. With instruction by some of Virginia’s finest theatre artists and educators, your dramatic student will have a theatrical experience like no other!

One-Day Camps, for current Kindergarten - 5th Graders. Each day includes drama, music, dance and a production craft taught by Virginia Rep's theatre professionals and educators.

$75 per camper

Dramatic Adventures - 1 week camp

June 24 - 28, 2024

For 5 & 6 year olds, $225 per camper

The ideal first theatre camp for your preschool aged child. Through creative drama the campers learn how to use their Performers Tools: bodies, voices, and imaginations to tell stories. Each morning includes story drama, music & movement and a craft. The campers will have the opportunity to share what they

learned throughout the week with family and friends on the last day at 11:30.

Stage Explorers - 2 week camp

June 3 - 14, 2024 + July 8 - 19, 2024

For rising 1st - 6th graders.

Each day includes drama, music, dance and a production craft taught by Virginia Rep's theatre professionals and educators. The experience will encourage and support both the novice and the seasoned performer.

$650 per camper

Young Performers Institute - 2 week camp

July 22 - August 2, 2024

For rising 7th-12th graders , $675 per camper

Each day, participants will rotate through performance courses, allowing students to connect with one another and their instructors to build a strong and dynamic ensemble. Courses include: Acting, Singing, Dancing, Improv, Film-making and Storytelling on Stage. These courses are provided by working professionals in the theatre industry. Participants are encouraged to participate in a mock audition in front of Virginia Rep casting directors to receive helpful feedback. The Young Performers Institute Camp is packed with rigor, but is fun for young performers.The price of tuition includes a ticket for a performance of Virginia Rep’s mainstage summer musical!

Summer Showtime: Broadway Jr. Musical - 2 week camp

August 5 - 16, 2024

For rising 5th - 12th graders, $675 per camper

This audition based camp is structured to support cast members as they rehearse the songs, choreography and scene work for a fully staged Broadway Jr musical in preparation for public performances.

We offer a 20% Sibling Discount as well as financial assistance. Please contact the education department to apply for financial assistance.

Richmond Debate Institute

Summer camp is back at Richmond Debate Institute – a residential summer program based at VCU for students ages 13+.

Experience 8 days and 7 nights of the true collegiate experience – learn from top instructors, meet professionals in law and politics who use these skills in their careers, and hang out with friends on the VCU campus. If your child is looking for academic enrichment and their first foray into college-style learning, this is the summer camp for you!

Richmond Debate Institute  is a nationally recognized speech and debate summer camp program for middle and high school students. Our community of seasoned coaches, PhD lecturers, and resident assistants make our camp a lively and engaging summer experience. We are dedicated to making our camps an inclusive community, where students can make lifelong friends and express their curiosity.

Ages 13+ are registering FAST for our week long residential camp held at VCU. If you are looking for the perfect summer camp for your passionate teen, this is the camp for you! Learn more about our approach to debate, safety, and our transformative experience at 

Cultural Arts Center, Glen Allen

At the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, each camp is small and specialized with a maximum of 24 campers per session. Young campers will find "birds of a feather" in the Arts and have immeasurable opportunities to focus on their craft. In fact, many of the same campers and families return each year, building the next generation of artists.

Art Safari is for the 7-10 age group that loves both animals and art! There will be large fossil reproductions and animal taxidermy for the students to draw, paint and watercolor. At the end of the week, families are invited to an Art Exhibit with their campers' artwork. At the ARTventurous Camp for ages 11-15, campers will collaborate together on a Year of the Dragon mural! In addition, they will create mandala rock paintings, some fun DIY fashion, and experience plein air painting with a professional artist. 

Get ready for some Dramarama! These 7 to 10-year-old campers will learn and play through daily improv games and be cast in a performance for family and friends. For ages 11-15, Triple Threat Theatre offers the experience of classes in voice, dance and acting with people in the profession. In addition, all campers will be cast in a Theatre Showcase that will makes its debut on stage at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen.

For online descriptions and registration, check out Summer Camps 2024 (

Please feel free to share this guide with your friends, neighbors and family! If you own or have a favorite camp that you think should be listed, email Gianna at


bottom of page