Children’s Summer Camps in the Shenandoah Valley Virginia

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Children’s Summer Camps in the Shenandoah Valley Virginia
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Summer Camps offer the kids opportunity to explore topics in more depth that they may not have the opportunity to do in school. They also can be in an environment that is not possible at their schools.  It also can help solve babysitting issues for parents when the school season is over for the year. For most working parents, close proximity to their home is a must as well as full day programs with after care if necessary is a plus. 

Lord Fairfax Community College is hosting a Summer Camp Fair at the  Alamo Drafthouse Cinema on March 23rd from 9 am – 1 pm. This is the opportunity to interview local Parks and Recreations,

The Shenandoah Discovery Museum is a great place to begin your search.  It is opened registration right now for their June summer camps. These camps give children the chance to leap into art, science, and crafts! Children can expect to get messy as they learn firsthand to see the world with the vision of an artist or scientific explorer. Each camp features artists and instructors who are highly qualified in their field, and have experience working with children. Fee covers the cost of supplies, snacks, and instructors. 

This year’s camps are new and enriched, providing our young explorers ages 3 to 14 with even more hands on opportunities to enhance learning. Focus each day will engender innovative ways for kids to learn, while having a good time — as always! From Ecology to Biology, Art to Music, and everything in between, this year’s camps will provide the area’s children with the most exciting learning opportunities yet.

Offsite camps are available too, so that children can take their learning experience beyond the museum. Our list of partners includes The Smithsonian Conservation Biological Institute in Front Royal and The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley here in Winchester. These specialized experiences will give children unique experiences with animal conservation and environmental awareness. New this year, for the convenience of working parents, are full day camps at the museum that include day trips to the park, splash pad, and much more! Choose the camp that’s right for your family.

The Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum has been a staple of downtown Winchester since 1996, having served over half a million visitors. With a goal to provide childhood educational opportunities, the Museum helps to foster a foundation for a lifetime of future learning. Serving as a regional community museum in the northern Shenandoah Valley, the museum is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and on Sundays from noon -5 p.m. Come visit us today on the walking mall at 54 South Loudon Street, Winchester, VA 22601.

Come enjoy a few days of arts, crafts, and sciences at the museum. Each day will feature a special guest presenter, including: animals from Blue Ridge Wildlife, Pottery, Earth and Star Lab, and even Drumming! Children provide a lunch, and we provide the snacks.

For more information, see http://discoverymuseum.net/special-events/summer-camps-2013/

Or give us a call at: 540-722-2020