Summer Camps

kids playing at summer camp


Camp registration opening dates:

  • March 6, 10:00 am for City Residents
  • March 20, 10:00 am for Non-Residents

Summer Day Camp Information

Our summer camp program includes weekly trips to the pool and a field trip to an exciting destination. A nutritious breakfast and lunch are provided through the USDA Summer Food Service Program. The registration deadline is 7 days before the start of a new week. There is no camp July 4.

  • June 20 – July 28
  • 7:30 am – 5:30 pm
  • Weekly fee of $75.00 residents and $95.00 for non-residents. Financial assistance is available through our Scholarship Program.

NEW! Ultimate Adventure Camp Information 

Are you looking for a great way to end your summer? Ultimate Adventure Camp will give your camper the opportunity to enjoy their last few days of summer as we jam-pack the week with field trips! Campers can participate in many different activities as they “ad-venture” out into the Charlottesville community and beyond. The schedule and parent packet will be emailed to all participants in mid-July. The camp fee includes field trip admission, field trip transportation, and a camp t-shirt. This camp does not provide transportation for campers to and from camp.  

  • July 31 – August 11
  • 7:30am – 5:30pm
  • Weekly fee of $125.00 residents and $145.00 for non-residents. Financial assistance is available through our Scholarship Program.


As of now transportation to and from camp is not available. If transportation becomes available participants will be notified.


City residents in need of financial assistance may apply for our scholarship program by mail or online. Scholarship applications must be submitted and approved prior to registration. Scholarship processing takes 7-10 business days.

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inclusion summer camp

Inclusion Program 

Our inclusion program provides extra support to campers with disabilities. Campers should have the ability to function with occasional assistance as a member of a group of 10 or more campers. We are not able to provide one-to-one assistance. With your registration, please indicate if you will need accommodations when prompted. A three-week notice is requested in order for the Department to make reasonable accommodations based on individuals needs for successful inclusion.

  1. Camp Shenandoah
  2. Camp Blue Ridge
  3. NEW! Ultimate Adventure Camp

Ages 6-9 (Must be 6 years old on or before 9/30/23) (Rising 1st through 4th Graders)

Create memories that will last a lifetime at Camp Shenandoah! Campers will enjoy the benefits of outdoor activities, sports, nature discoveries, interactive games, enrichment activities for learning and building new skills, and participate in hands-on arts and crafts projects. Each week will feature a new theme and creative projects designed to keep campers engaged and having fun this summer while making new friends!  This camp is for rising first through fourth graders.

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Please contact Adaptive Recreation for more information about camp inclusion for persons with disabilities.

  1. How will I stay informed?
  2. How do I contact staff?
  3. Are meals provided?
  4. Is transportation provided?
  5. What is the daily schedule?
  6. What are the weekly themes?
  7. Are there field trips at camp?
  8. What if my child takes medication?

Emails will be sent to the address that is listed on the primary member’s account in WebTrac. On the Friday before each new week you will receive important information regarding schedules, group assignments, special announcements, etc. If you are not receiving emails, please check your spam folder or verify your account information through WebTrac.