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Cub Growl

Jun 19, 2012 5:30pm-7:30pm

Chris Greene Lake Park
The Cub Growl is a mini-camp evening when boys may experience some of the
thrills of Cub Scout outdoor fun. There will be fully-supervised bb shooting and
archery, fishing, hotdogs, games, a raingutter regatta, and fun time spent in
the woods with family and friends.
Bring a friend!
For rising first- through -fifth graders.
$5, for child/adult, includes hotdog supper and all activities.


Diane Benham
434-973-5259



AlbemarleFamily Fun Fair & Camp Expo

Mar 11, 2012 10am-3pm

Doubletree Hotel Charlottesville
Featuring camps for kids & teens from all over the East Coast. The annual AlbemarleFamily Fun Fair & Camp Expo helps parents get a jump on camp shopping. Meet exhibitors from camps offering horseback riding, sailing, sports training, travel, robotics and much more! With entertainment, over $3,000 in great giveaways and special kids' activities!

Lauren Isaacs
(434) 984-4713



10/40 Expedition: Quest for the Lost Window Summer Camp

Aug 8, 2011 - Aug 12, 2011 9am - 12:30pm

201 Monticello Avenue, Charlottesville, VA 22902
10/40 Expedition: Quest for the Lost Window Summer Camp is open to children ages 3-5 years old and in grades K-raising 5th. We will sing, dance, make crafts and learn about Jesus. Come join us for lots of fun. A snack and lunch will be provided.

Kendra Aylor
(434) 466-8851



Summer Sports Camp

Jul 18, 2011 - Jul 21, 2011 6pm - 8:15pm each night

Cale Elementary School
Charlottesville Community Church is hosting this exciting event for all kids who have completed Kindergarten through 5th grade. Children will be able to choose between Soccer, Football, Basketball, and Cheer/Dance as sports specialties and will receive instruction from UVA athletes and other quality coaches each night. Kids who have completed Kindergarten and 1st grade will be exposed to each of the four sports along with playing organized games. The week will conclude on Thursday the 21st with a carnival for the whole family.

Melissa Healy; 434.409.0574


Forensics Day

Jul 16, 2011 10am - 12pm

Virginia Discovery Museum (524 E. Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902)
Forensics Day
Saturday, July 16, 10:00-12:00pm
All Ages With Adult, Especially for 6 & up
Free with Admission or Membership

Become a CSI Expert! See how real scientists use evidence to solve a mystery. Learn how to extract DNA, analyze a soil sample from a suspect's shoe, and identify who wrote a ransom note. Chemists from UVa’s L.E.A.D. program will be on-site to demonstrate and assist with hands-on activities. Call 977-1025 x 9 and ask for Sara or Maggie with questions, or email us at vdmprograms@vadm.org or gallerymanager@vadm.org!


Sara Driskell or Maggie Patton: 977-1025 x 9


Virginia Discovery Museum Summer Mini-Camp: Food Fight!

Aug 15, 2011 - Aug 18, 2011 9am - 12pm

Virginia Discovery Museum (524 E. Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902)
Summer Mini-Camps 2011
VDM is ready for the summer sun with our new Summer Mini-Camps for 2011! Dinos and sea monsters and bugs…oh my! All camps run Monday through Thursday from 9am-12pm and are for children ages 4-7. Camp prices for Members are $115/week, and Non-Members are $140/week. Call 977-1025 x 9 and ask for Sara or Maggie to register, or email us at vdmprograms@vadm.org or gallerymanager@vadm.org!
Food Fight!
-August 15 – 18
Grab a pie and get ready to get messy in the kitchen for this summer camp. Make your own recipe box and stock it with all the fun recipes we learn. Discover the science behind your favorite foods and make your own slimy, sticky, greasy and grimy experiments.


Sara Driskell or Maggie Patton: 977-1025 x 9


Virginia Discovery Museum Summer Mini-Camp: Making Music

Aug 8, 2011 - Aug 11, 2011 9am - 12pm

Virginia Discovery Museum (524 E. Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902)
Summer Mini-Camps 2011
VDM is ready for the summer sun with our new Summer Mini-Camps for 2011! Dinos and sea monsters and bugs…oh my! All camps run Monday through Thursday from 9am-12pm and are for children ages 4-7. Camp prices for Members are $115/week, and Non-Members are $140/week. Call 977-1025 x 9 and ask for Sara or Maggie to register, or email us at vdmprograms@vadm.org or gallerymanager@vadm.org!
Making Music
-August 8 – 11
Tune in to this mini-camp to learn about blues, jazz, rock and more. See demonstrations of musical instruments and then make and play some instruments of your own!


Sara Driskell or Maggie Patton: 977-1025 x 9


Virginia Discovery Museum Summer Mini-Camp: Ocean Life

Aug 1, 2011 - Aug 4, 2011 9am - 12pm

Virginia Discovery Museum (524 E. Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902)
Summer Mini-Camps 2011
VDM is ready for the summer sun with our new Summer Mini-Camps for 2011! Dinos and sea monsters and bugs…oh my! All camps run Monday through Thursday from 9am-12pm and are for children ages 4-7. Camp prices for Members are $115/week, and Non-Members are $140/week. Call 977-1025 x 9 and ask for Sara or Maggie to register, or email us at vdmprograms@vadm.org or gallerymanager@vadm.org!
Ocean Life
-August 1 – 4
Come explore the ocean and all of its wonderful creatures! Try out awesome activities, crafts, and fun facts as we learn about the ocean and animals like sharks, octopi, and more. Grab your ocean gear and get ready to have fun!


Sara Driskell or Maggie Patton: 977-1025 x 9


Virginia Discovery Museum Summer Mini-Camp: Dinosaur Discovery

Jul 18, 2011 - Jul 21, 2011 9am - 12pm

Virginia Discovery Museum (524 E. Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902)
Summer Mini-Camps 2011
VDM is ready for the summer sun with our new Summer Mini-Camps for 2011! Dinos and sea monsters and bugs…oh my! All camps run Monday through Thursday from 9am-12pm and are for children ages 4-7. Camp prices for Members are $115/week, and Non-Members are $140/week. Call 977-1025 x 9 and ask for Sara or Maggie to register, or email us at vdmprograms@vadm.org or gallerymanager@vadm.org!
Dinosaur Discovery
-July 18 – 21
Gather your tools and get ready for the big dig! Learn about the T-Rex, Pterodactyl and many more. Find out how fossils give us clues about the world of the dinosaurs.


Sara Driskell or Maggie Patton: 977-1025 x 9


Virginia Discovery Museum Summer Mini-Camp: Incredible Insects

Jul 11, 2011 - Jul 14, 2011 9am - 12pm

Virginia Discovery Museum (524 E. Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902)
Summer Mini-Camps 2011
VDM is ready for the summer sun with our new Summer Mini-Camps for 2011! Dinos and sea monsters and bugs…oh my! All camps run Monday through Thursday from 9am-12pm and are for children ages 4-7. Camp prices for Members are $115/week, and Non-Members are $140/week. Call 977-1025 x 9 and ask for Sara or Maggie to register, or email us at vdmprograms@vadm.org or gallerymanager@vadm.org!
Incredible Insects
-July 11 – 14vdmprograms@vadm.org or gallerymanager@vadm.org
Can you dance like a bee or leap like a grasshopper? Find out what makes our tiniest neighbors so special in this camp! We’ll learn how to fly, build, and transform just like the insects we see every day, and we’ll celebrate the weird and fun world right beneath our feet.


Sara Driskell or Maggie Patton: 977-1025 x 9


Virginia Discovery Museum Summer Mini-Camp: South American Adventure (Wait List Only)

Jun 27, 2011 - Jun 30, 2011 9am - 12pm

Virginia Discovery Museum (524 E. Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902)
Summer Mini-Camps 2011

VDM is ready for the summer sun with our new Summer Mini-Camps for 2011! Dinos and sea monsters and bugs…oh my! All camps run Monday through Thursday from 9am-12pm and are for children ages 4-7. Camp prices for Members are $115/week, and Non-Members are $140/week. Call 977-1025 x 9 and ask for Sara or Maggie to register, or email us at vdmprograms@vadm.org or gallerymanager@vadm.org!
South American Adventure (Wait List Only)
-June 27 – 30
Learn about the language, cuisine, art, and wildlife of South America! Dance the tango, climb the Andes and sail down the Amazon during this action-packed mini-camp.

Sara Driskell or Maggie Patton: 977-1025 x 9


TJYFL FOOTBALL CAMP

Darden Towe Park lower baseball field
Who: any child born between 1996 and 2003

Cost $50.00 for 10 sessions (no contact)

This summer mini skills camp will be run by local coaches, former NFL and college players. During the course of the camp your child will be give instruction by former NFL and College players. Emphasis will be placed on Preseason conditioning, strength, footwork and 7 on 7 team play. Players will be divided into small groups based on age. No experience needed.


TJYFL 434-293-4558


Welcome to Fairyland Day Camp for girls K-3

Aug 13, 2011 Saturday: 10am - 4pm; Sunday: 10am - 3pm

Aug 14, 2011 Saturday: 10am - 4pm; Sunday: 10am - 3pm

Camp Sugar Hollow
Sugar Hollow Program Center, 6351 Sugar Hollow Rd., Crozet, VA

Saturday-Sunday, August 13-14
10 AM - 4 PM Saturday; 10 AM - 3 PM Sunday

Each little girl has a beautiful fairy deep within her. When you walk into Welcome to Fairyland, magical things happen to transform a dream into reality. But there is much more to being a fairy than just looking like one ... ahhh, you will make all that she wears — wings, rings and other sparkly things — but you must also know the wonderful ways of a true fairy, like how does she act?
What does she eat? What does she know?

Overnight Option: An overnight option is available for a max. of 45 campers and is reserved for participants traveling for this camp. Each overnight group will be assigned a First Aider and trained person. Campers will have air conditioning and access to flush toilets and hot showers. Campers will need to bring a sleeping bag, pillow and personal gear.

Cost
$50 Girl camp fee
$15 Overnight fee
$15 Adult camp fee (covers meals & lodging if staying overnight)
$12 Membership fee for non-Girl Scouts

For more information or to volunteer, contact:
Nancy Kuebler, Camp Director
540-777-5121 or 800-542-5905, ext. 121
nkuebler@gsvsc.org

Nancy Kuebler, Camp Director
540-777-5121 or 800-542-5905, ext. 121



AlbemarleFamily Fun Fair & Camp Expo

Feb 20, 2011 10am - 3pm

The Doubletree Hotel Charlottesville
Mark your calendar for the best event of the new year, Sunday, February 20, from 10am-3pm at the Doubletree Charlottesville! Camps for kids & teens from all over the East Coast! The annual AlbemarleFamily Fun Fair & Camp Expo helps parents get a jump on camp shopping. Meet exhibitors from camps offering horseback riding, sailing, sports training, travel, robotics and much more! With entertainment, giveaways and special kids' activities!

984-4713