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Contents Athletics Camps - Pages 4-7 Themed Camps Preschool - Pages 8-9 Themed Camps Youth - Pages 10-12 Themed Camps Teen - Page 12

THREE WAYS TO REGISTER FOR CAMP 1 - Register Online - at RoanokeCountyParks.com, Click on the Register Online icon shown below. Type the course code of the camp you want in the search box, or click on the Programs & Activities tab, and select Camps on the left. *

Overnight Camps - Page 3 Full-Day Camps Youth - Pages 13&14 Full-Day Camps Teen - Page 15

2 - Register By Phone - Call us at (540) 387-6078 ext 0 * 3 - Register In Person - Visit the Brambleton Center at 3738 Brambleton Ave, Green Ridge Recreation Center at 7415 Wood Haven Rd in North County, or our Administrative Offices at 1206 Kessler Mill Rd in Salem. *

Super Size Your Childrens Fun! See the insert for more details on this great opportunity!

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* HEALTH FORMS - Every camper must have a current year health form on file with us to participate in any program in this guide. A 2013 Roanoke County Health Form is required at least one full week before your program starts. Your registration is not considered complete until the form is received. Visit www.RoanokeCountyVA.gov/campforms

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Traditional outdoor programs.

For all Camp Roanoke programs, tuition includes all meals, transportation, gear, lodging, and activities.

Camp Roanoke Explorer *

Want to create the memories of a lifetime? The Explorer program provides a safe and fun co-ed, residential experience in a pristine outdoor environment. Your days will be spent canoeing, hiking, climbing our rock wall, playing field games, making arts and crafts projects, learning about the environment, archery, and many more exciting camp activities!

Camp Roanoke Adventure

Take your summer excitement to the next level with this program designed for new and veteran campers alike. Throughout the week, campers will experience activities such as: high and low ropes course, zip line, kayaking, tent camping, environmental education, rock climbing, hiking, and more. Participants will also travel to West Virginia for a three day, two night camping excursion.

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Dates

Days

Fee

Grades

Runs

Dates

Days

Fee

Weekly

Jun16-Aug 9

Sun- Fri

$425

Rising 8 & 9

Three Times

Jun16-21, July 21-26 August 4-9

Sun- Fri

$485

Camp Roanoke Pioneer

Designed for kids with a passion for the environmental sciences, this program takes a hands-on approach to learning and fun! Experience the latest in green technology with an on-site learning lab, and learn about the natural world with an emphasis on environmental sustainability. Your days will also be filled with fun camp activities like canoeing, crafts, field games, campfires, archery, the low ropes course and much more. Grades

Runs

Dates

Days

Fee

Rising 5 & 6

Weekly

Jun16-Aug 9

Sun- Fri

$435

Camp Roanoke Voyager

Looking for real summer adventure? The Voyager program is an exciting co-ed residential experience that engages children in activities ranging from canoeing to rock wall climbing. Campers will also participate in: arts and crafts, environmental education, mountain boarding, creeking, hiking, horseback riding (optional for additional fee), and more. Grades

Runs

Dates

Days

Fee

Rising 6 & 7

Weekly

Jun16-Aug 9

Sun- Fri

$455

Camp Roanoke Outpost

Geared toward campers looking for a backcountry wilderness experience, Outpost is guaranteed to be rewarding and fun! Campers will start the week at Camp Roanoke participating in the high and low ropes courses and then venture off-site to experience three nights of tent camping, a day on the river, overnight backpacking, rock climbing, and outdoor living skills. Leave no trace principles and environmental awareness are incorporated into all aspects of this program. Grades

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Dates

Days

Fee

Rising 9 & 10

Once

Jul 7-12

Sun- Fri

$505

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Camp Roanoke Trek

Join us on our trip to wild and wonderful West Virginia! ThisTrek is an extreme experience not to be missed. Campers will begin their trip at Camp Roanoke going through the low ropes course as well as climbing on our rock wall. They will then journey to West Virginia and experience tent style living, whitewater rafting, rock climbing, hiking and environmental education in the beautiful and historic New River Gorge. This camp is too awesome to miss! Space is limited to only 10 campers. No experience needed. Trek New River

*Not ready to spend the night? See page 14 for Camp Roanoke’s full-day options for rising K-5th gaders.

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Grades

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Dates

Days

Fee

Rising 9 - 11

Twice

July 14-19, July 28-Aug 2

Sun- Fri

$575

For information about programs on this page, call (540) 387-6114 or visit us at CampRoanoke.com

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*Please note: You must have a 2013 Roanoke County Health Form on file for your athletic summer camp registration to be complete.

Sports focused camps, clinics & programs Archery Camp

Roanoke County’s Archery program is designed to open the world of archery to children in a safe and fun environment. The camps core content includes archery history, safety, technique, equipment, mental concentration, and self-improvement. All instructors are certified by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF) and have undergone a certification program referred to as BAI, ‘Basic Archery Instructor.’ The program is the perfect opportunity to open the world of archery to children. Please note that this program will focus on the skills of archery, not hunting. Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

8-14

Jun 24-26

M-W

9:00am-12:00pm

William Byrd Middle

22562

$85

8-14

Jul 8-10

M-W

9:00am-12:00pm

Glenvar Middle

22563

$85

8-14

Jul 15-17

M-W

9:00am-12:00pm

Northside High

22564

$85

8-14

Jul 22-24

M-W

9:00am-12:00pm

Hidden Valley Middle

22566

$85

8-14

Jul 29-31

M-W

9:00am-12:00pm

Cave Spring Middle

22561

$85

Archery Camp - Level ll

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Archery Camp Level II is designed for students who have successfuly completed multiple Level I classes. The campers in Level II camp will shoot from further distances, at smaller targets. The camps core content includes archery history, safety, technique, equipment, mental concentration, and self-improvement. All instructors are certified by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF) and have undergone a certification program referred to as BAI, ‘Basic Archery Instructor.’ Please note that this program will focus on the skills of archery, not hunting.

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Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

10-14

Jul 22-24

M-W

1:00pm-4:00pm

Hidden Valley Middle

23040

$85

10-14

Jul 29-31

M-W

1:00pm-4:00pm

Cave Spring Middle School

23041

$85

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Basketball Camps

Does your child love basketball or have aspirations to play middle school basketball? If so, we provide the perfect opportunity for them to spend a week with area varsity basketball teams honing the skills they will need to play organized basketball. Campers will be instructed on the basics of shooting, dribbling, and defending with special attention paid to proper fundamentals. This popular camp always fills up early so don’t delay with your registration! Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

6-13

Jun 10-13

M-Th

9:00am-12:00pm

Hidden Valley High

22543

$85

6-13

Jun 17-20

M-Th

9:00am-12:00pm

Northside High School

22544

$85

Basketball Camp for Girls Only!

Are you looking for positive female role models for your daughter? If so, send your daughter to Roanoke County’s GIRLS ONLY basketball camp lead by an area varsity girls basketball coaching staff and several college and high school players. Campers will experience the same level of coaching as our popular basketball camp but in a comfortable environment where they can experience and learn the fundamentals of the game. Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

6-14

Jun 17-20

M-Th

9:00am-12:00pm

Hidden Valley High

22569

$85

Basketball Camp for Little Dribblers

A similar program to our very popular basketball camp yet designed specifically for children ages 5 to 8 with limited or no previous basketball experience. The camp will feature 75% basketball instruction and 25% organized non-basketball play to ensure that campers are having a fun and active time. Ages

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Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

5-8

Jul 15-18

M-Th

9:00am-12:00pm

Hidden Valley Middle

22582

$85


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Sports focused camps, clinics & programs Soccer Camps

For over a decade, Roanoke County’s most popular camp has been improving the skills and knowledge of one of the Valley’s most popular sports, Soccer! Lead by a collection of area college and high school coaches and players, these camps are sure to help your child expand on the skills needed for organized soccer. The format of the camps is based on the National Soccer Coaches Association of America’s youth developmental guidelines that focus on the fundamentals of the games in a fun and safe atmosphere.

Full Day Soccer Camps for Advanced Players

A dedicated soccer player in the family? If so, this camp is the perfect opportunity for them to immerse themselves in soccer for a week. The camp will focus on the nuances of the game with special attention paid to game strategy and advanced techniques. Each camper should have a solid understanding of the game and fundamentals. Campers are suggested to have a minimum of 3 years of soccer experience before registering. Due to the competitive level of this program, age exceptions are not made.

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Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

6-14

Jun 10-13

M-Th

9:00am-12:00pm

Bonsack Elementary

22552

$100

8-14

Jun 24-27

M-Th

9:00am-4:00pm

Cave Spring Middle

23042

$175

6-14

Jun 24-27

M-Th

9:00am-12:00pm

Cave Spring Middle

22553

$100

6-14

Jul 8-11

M-Th

9:00am-12:00pm

Burlington Elementary

22554

$100

6-14

Jul 22-24

M-W

9:00am-12:00pm

Hidden Valley Middle

22555

$100

Lacrosse Camps

Full Day Soccer Camps

Let your child spend a week with 11-1 Inc., a collection of area college coaches and players, sharpening their soccer skills for the upcoming recreation season. The format of the camps is based on the National Soccer Coaches Association of America’s youth developmental guidelines. The guidelines focus on the fundamentals of the games in a fun and safe atmosphere. The full day camps are perfect for those dedicated soccer fanatics! Register by April 8 and save $10 off this full day camp! Ages

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Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

6-12

Jun 24-27

M-Th

9:00am-4:00pm

Cave Spring Middle

22576

$175

Does your child love sports but wants to try something new? If so, we have the perfect camp for them! Our youth lacrosse camp is a great place for any young lacrosse player to improve their skills, get great exercise, make new friends, and most importantly to have fun! Our camps are designed to give players the opportunity to acquire the skills necessary to compete in lacrosse on a recreational level. Every aspect of the game is covered from rules to teaching your child the proper fundamentals and skills needed to become a valuable team player. The camp is ‘’non contact’’ lacrosse so there is no need for pads. Helmets will be provided. Please bring a lacrosse stick. Ages

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Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

7-12

Jul 15-18

M-Th

9:00am-12:00pm

Hidden Valley Middle

22609

$85

Soccer Camps for Little Strikers

A budding soccer player in the family? If so, get them off on the right foot with a specially designed camp for kids ages 4 to 6. The miniature version of our popular soccer camp, this camp will help children develop the basic soccer skills (kicking, trapping, running and agility) that are needed to participate in organized soccer. The camp is lead by 11-1 Inc., a collection or area college coaches who format their camps based on the National Soccer Coaches Association of America’s youth developmental guidelines, which focus on the fundamentals of the game in a fun and safe atmosphere. Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

4-6

Jun 10-13

M-Th

9:00am-11:00am

Bonsack Elementary

22556

$85

4-6

Jun 24-27

M-Th

9:00am-11:00am

Cave Spring Middle

22557

$85

4-6

Jul 8-11

M-Th

9:00am-11:00am

Burlington Elementary

22558

$85

4-6

Jul 22-25

M-Th

9:00am-11:00am

Hidden Valley Middle

22559

$85

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Sports focused camps, clinics & programs

Golf Camps at The First Tee of Roanoke

Do you want your child to learn a sport they will be able to play for the rest of their life? If so, send them to a weeklong camp led by Golf Professionals from The First Tee where they will learn the proper fundamentals needed to begin playing golf. The first three days of the camp will focus on learning the basic club grip, swing, putting, chipping, golf etiquette, and life skills. The last day campers will have the opportunity to compete for special awards and prizes. Campers are required to bring their own age appropriate equipment to camp. A limited number of loaner clubs are available at no charge. Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

8-12

Jun 10-12

M-W

9:00am-12:00pm

First Tee Golf Course

23129

$100

8-12

Jun 17-Jul 15

M

5:30pm-7:00pm

First Tee Golf Course

23130

$100

Golf Camps for Little Chippers

A similar program to our popular Golf Camp at The First Tee of Roanoke yet designed specifically for youth ages 5 to 7 with little or no previous experience. Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

5-7

Jun 7-Jul 12

F

9:00am-9:45am

First Tee Golf Course

23125

$50

5-7

Jul 19-Aug 23

F

9:00am-9:45pm

First Tee Golf Course

23126

$50

Golf Camps for Girls Only!

Does your daughter or granddaughter want to tag along when you go play golf or are you looking to find something that you can do for several years together? If so, allow LPGA Professionals from The First Tee of Roanoke spend the week teaching her the grip, basic swing, putting, chipping, golf etiquette, and life skills. The last day campers will have the opportunity to compete for special awards and prizes. Campers are required to bring their own age appropriate equipment to camp. A limited number of prearranged loaner sets are available for free by calling (540) 387-6078. Ages

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Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

7-12

Jun 18-20

Tu-Th

9:30am-12:30pm

First Tee Golf Course

23128

$100

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Junior Golf Camp at Hanging Rock Golf Course

Hanging Rock’s Junior Golf Camp is designed to teach players of all experience levels how to move from the practice range to the golf course. To make this possible, instructors will work at a ratio of 1:4 on the campers swing mechanics and fundamentals to ensure they have the skills needed to move on to the course. Once campers have the confidence in their swing as well as an understanding of basic rules and golf etiquette, campers will receive a coupon for a free round of golf to be played later. Registration fee includes all instruction, range balls and lunch. Campers are expected to have their own age appropriate golf clubs. A limited number of loaner sets are available if prearranged. Instructor: . Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

7-12

Jun 10-13

M-Th

8:00am-12:00pm

Hanging Rock Golf Course

23111

$200

7-12

Jul 29-Aug 1

M-Th

8:00am-12:00pm

Hanging Rock Golf Course

23112

$200

Volleyball Camp

Have a child who is interested in playing volleyball yet have no idea where to begin? If so, this camp is perfect for them. Each camper will be schooled on the basics of volleyball including passing, serving, setting, spiking, digging, blocking and court positioning from high school coaches. The camp is designed specifically to give beginner or intermediate level players the skills needed to try out for middle school and Junior Varsity Volleyball. Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

8-13

Jun 24-27

M-Th

9:00am-12:00pm

Northside High

22610

$85

8-13

Jul 8-11

M-Th

9:00am-12:00pm

Hidden Valley Middle

22612

$85

8-13

Jul 29-Aug 1

M-Th

9:00am-12:00pm

William Byrd Middle

22613

$85

Cheer Camp

Let your daughter have a blast discovering what cheerleading is really all about. Your daughter will spend the week with an area high school cheerleading team to offer a four day cheerleading camp that will cover all aspects of cheering. Topics include jumps, tumbling, pom pom routines, yelling and safety with special attention paid to proper fundamentals. Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

6-14

Jul 15-18

M-Th

9:00am-12:00pm

Northside Middle

22581

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Sports focused camps, clinics & programs Tennis Camps

This fun and exciting camp is great for all level of junior players who are looking to get started in tennis or develop their young games. The camp is lead by 11-1 Inc., a collection of area college coaches and players who will instruct campers on the basics of the tennis stroke, court positioning and scoring system. Registration is limited to allow for adequate court time and personalized instruction for all participants. This program is perfect for improving children’s coordination, agility, and fitness.

Softball Camps

Our youth softball camps are designed to teach fundamental softball skills in a fun and exciting environment. Campers will be instructed on the basics of hitting, infielding, and base running with special attention paid to proper fundamentals. Each camp is lead by the Virginia Extreme Force travel softball coaches with numerous players from local middle and high schools acting as counselors for the week. The registration fee includes a tee shirt, drinks, snacks and prizes throughout the week.

Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

7-14

Jun 10-13

M-Th

9:00am-12:00pm

Garst Mill Park

22545

$100

6-12

Jul 8-11

M-Th

6:00pm-8:00pm

C. Darrell Shell Park

22579

$65

6-12

Aug 5-8

M-Th

6:00pm-8:00pm

Northside High School

22580

$50

7-14

Jun 17-20

M-Th

9:00am-12:00pm

C.Darrell Shell Park

22547

$100

7-14

Jun 24-27

M-Th

9:00am-12:00pm

Walrond Park

22546

$100

7-14

Jul 8-11

M-Th

9:00am-12:00pm

Garst Mill Park

22549

$100

7-14

Jul 15-18

M-Th

9:00am-12:00pm

Roanoke College

22548

$100

7-14

Jul 22-25

M-Th

9:00am-12:00pm

C.Darrell Shell Park

22551

$100

Salem Red Sox Baseball Camp

Tennis Camps for Tots

A similar program to our popular youth tennis camp yet designed specifically for youth ages 4 to 6 with little or no previous tennis experience. Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

4-6

Jun 17-20

M-Th

6:00pm-7:30pm

C.Darrell Shell Park

22570

$50

4-6

Jun 24-27

M-Th

6:00pm-7:30pm

Walrond Park

22571

$50

4-6

Jul 8-11

M-Th

6:00pm-7:30pm

Garst Mill Park

22572

$50

4-6

Jul 15-18

M-Th

9:00pm-10:30am

Roanoke College

22573

$50

Baseball Camp

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

6-12

Jun 17-20

M-Th

9:00am-12:00pm

Hidden Valley High

22568

Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

7-13

Jul 8-10

M-Th

9:00am-12:00pm

Salem Stadium

22709

Salem Red Sox One Day Mini-Camp

Fee $120

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This Adult/Child Camp is a chance for children and an adult (parents, grandparents, brothers, sisters, etc.) to learn baseball skills and drills to take home together. Children must be accompanied by an adult (18+). We hope the adults will continue to practice these drills with the children after the camp is finished. Each camper and adult will be recognized at the Awards Ceremony. Camp includes lunch, an autograph session, and a free ticket to a Red Sox game during the camp session.

Did your son enjoy the recreation baseball season and wanted it to never end? If so, we have the perfect camp that will allow them to spend a week with an area varsity baseball team improving their baseball skills. Each camper will be instructed on the basics of hitting, fielding, pitching and base running with special attention paid to proper fundamentals. Ages

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Join players and coaches from the Salem Red Sox for three days of in-depth baseball training. The first two days concentrate on baseball fundamentals. The final day of camp features a game for each age group and an awards ceremony. Camp includes lunch, an autograph session, and a free ticket to a Red Sox game during the camp session.

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Day

Time

Place

Course

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Jul 27

Sa

9:00am-12:00pm

Salem Stadium

22710

Fee $55

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*All Preschool campers must be fully potty trained to participate. These programs all have at least two staff per camp to supervise activities!

Half day programs for preschoolers ages 0-5 * Creative Starts Summer Music Blast!

Come and join us for a week of musical beach fun! We will spend each class singing, playing instruments (provided), moving and exploring books to music all to the tune of an ocean groove. Each child will also get to make ocean crafts during the week to take home. This is a parent and me camp. Instructors: Angie Yates and Stephanie Morrell from Creative Starts. Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

18mo-4

Jul 15-19

M-F

10:00am-10:45am

Green Ridge

22814

$75

A Camping We Will Go

Let’s go camping! Children will create a campground complete with tents, sleeping bags, flashlights, and a pretend campfire. Tell campfire stories, go on a bear hunt, and have a special s’mores snack. Every child receives a lantern to take home. Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

3-5

Jul 29-31

M-W

3-5

Aug 5-7

M-W

9:00am-12:00pm

Brambleton

22432

$75

9:00am-12:00pm

Craig Center

22431

$75

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Land Before Time Camp

Roar! Join Little Foot and his friends in this fun dinosaur camp. We will have a roaring good time being dinosaurs through games, activities and crafts. Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

3-5

Jun 17-21

M-F

10:00am-12:00pm

Green Ridge

22647

$75

Lil Monsters Camp

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Romp, Stomp, Roar!!! Do you have a favorite Lil Monster? Have she or he join other lil monsters in this fun camp where imagination is a must! They will create their own monsters in a monster world and play monster games with monster-like snacks, crafts and activities. Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

3-5

Jul 1-5

M-W, F

10:00am-12:00pm

Green Ridge

22648

$75

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Super Hero Camp

Facepainting, games, crafts and snacks for superheroes! The kids will have a blast in this superhero camp that gives them a chance to show off their own superhero skills through obstacle courses and games. Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

3-5

Jul 8-12

M-F

10:00am-12:00pm

Green Ridge

22649

$75

Colors for Kids Art Camp

ROY G. BIV! Learn all the colors of the rainbow and have fun creating cute art projects. Children will explore colors and the creations they can become by mixing them up together. We will create art projects with paint, clay, watercolors, and crayons. Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

3-5

Jul 29-Aug 2

M-F

10:00am-12:00pm

Green Ridge

22663

$75

Once Upon a Story Camp

Once Upon A Time...There was a fun story book camp! Let’s explore the worlds of Eric Carle, Laura Joffe Numeroff, Dr. Seuss, and many more popular authors’ books. We will have fun with themed days, crafts, and activities for each authors’ series of books. Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

3-5

Jul 15-19

M-F

10:00am-12:00pm

Green Ridge

22662

$75

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Up, Up and Away Camp

We will explore the world of airborne fun in this camp. We will play with balloons, planes, gliders, and more! Every day your child will take home an airborne toy. Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

3-5

Aug 12-16

M-F

10:00am-12:00pm

Green Ridge

22664

$75

Princess Tea Party

Come play with princess in this fun camp! Girls will be able to play dress-up, learn princess manners, and participate in princess activities. All girls will go home with their own tiara. Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

3-5

Jun 24-28

M-F

10:00am-12:00pm

Green Ridge

22521

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Half day programs for preschoolers ages 0-5. * Bob’s Construction Zone

Can we build it? Yes we can! Learn about construction trucks and tools this week. Create cities in the sand using construction blocks, diggers, bulldozers and dump trucks. Children will enjoy reading the story of the three pigs. Every child will receive a toy construction truck to take home. Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

3-5

Jul 8-10

M-W

3-5

Jul 15-17

M-W

9:00am-12:00pm

Brambleton

22443

$75

9:00am-12:00pm

Craig Center

22442

$75

Little Dippers Camp

This is the opportunity for young preschool children to experience water safety and learn swimming skills through a series of fun and interactive activities. Children will have a group swimming lesson, crafts, water safety lesson, and exploratory play in a structured environment led by certified Water Safety Instructors.

Pirate Adventure

Ahoy mates! Join us this week for some pirate fun! Dress up like a pirate, make treasure chests, and dig in the sand for buried treasure. Enjoy outdoor water play and make swords. Every child receives a pirate hat to take home. Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

3-5

Jun 24-26

M-W

9:00am-12:00pm

Craig Center

22410

$75

3-5

Jun 17-19

M-W

9:00am-12:00pm

Brambleton

22412

$75

Creepy Crawly Critters

Bzzzz! Come explore the world of bugs. Children will go on a bug hunt, read stories about insects, learn about earthworms, and catch butterflies or grouchy lady bugs. Crafts include making very hungry caterpillars, butterflies and grouchy ladybugs. Every child receives a toy bug to take home.

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Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

3-5

Jun 10-14

M-F

10:00am-12:00pm

Green Ridge

22495

$95

3-5

Jul 8-10

M-W

9:00am-12:00pm

Craig Center

22416

$75

3-5

Jul 22-26

M-F

10:00am-12:00pm

Green Ridge

22496

$95

3-5

Jul 15-17

M-W

9:00am-12:00pm

Brambleton

22417

$75

3-5

Aug 5-9

M-F

10:00am-12:00pm

Green Ridge

22497

$95

Space Station

Hawaiian Luau

Come enjoy the sun and sand on our Hawaiian vacation! Children will enjoy sand and water play, explore seashells and make waves. Create leis and grass skirts, and help build a working volcano. Each child receives a beach ball to take home. Ages

Date

Day

Time

5,4,3,2,1, Blast off! In this camp, we will explore outer space and learn about rockets astronauts, stars and planets. We’ll paint a moon landscape, investigate Mars mud and much more. Take home an alien, rocket ship or astronaut figurine. Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

Place

Course

Fee

3-5

Jul 22-24

M-W

9:00am-12:00pm

Craig Center

22421

$75

3-5

Aug 5-7

M-W

9:00am-12:00pm

Brambleton

22420

$75

3-5

Jun 24-26

M-W

9:00am-12:00pm

Brambleton

22427

$75

3-5

Jun 17-19

M-W

9:00am-12:00pm

Craig Center

22428

$75

It’s the Wild West

In this fun course, your child will explore the world of the wild west. The true west is not just about guns, bow and arrows and circling covered wagons. Boys and girls will have fun making crafts and playing dress up. Everyone will receive a cowboy keychain to take home! Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

3-5

Jul 22-24

M-W

9:00am-12:00pm

Brambleton

22415

$75

3-5

Jul 29-31

M-W

9:00am-12:00pm

Craig Center

22414

$75

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Themed Camps

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Half day programs for youth ages 5-12. Lego Camp

Build something cool this summer! Children will work on several Lego projects this week using kits and imagination to create their Lego masterpieces! Every day will be a different Lego theme.

New!

Hello Kitty Camp

Do you like playing Hello Kitty? This camp is for you! We will make crafts, play games, and do all sorts of fun Hello Kitty-themed activities! We will explore Hello Kitty through the years and the changes she has experienced.

Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

5-9

Jul 1-5

M-W, F

1:00pm-4:00pm

Green Ridge

22504

$75

6-8

Jun 10-14

M-F

1:00pm-4:00pm

Green Ridge

22645

$100

5-9

Jul 15-19

M-F

1:00pm-4:00pm

Green Ridge

22508

$100

G.I. Joe Camp

New!

Star Wars Camp

Be one with the Force! Do battle with the dark side and restore the Jedi order. Make light sabers, reenact scenes, play Star Wars trivia, design costumes and much, much more. All materials provided. Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

6-8

Jul 29-Aug 2

M-F

1:00pm-4:00pm

Green Ridge

22651

$100

Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

6-8

Jun 17-21

M-F

1:00pm-4:00pm

Green Ridge

22674

$100

Boy Bands!

Super Size the Fun

When you see the sun icon next to a Themed Camp, you may want to consider pairing it with the new “Themed Camp Add-On Program.” Great for working parents, this allows your child to add variety to their summer schedule while still receiving a complete day of care. SEE PAGE INSERT FOR INFO...

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New!

G.I. Joe - a real American hero! We will make ourselves GI Joes with tie-dyed camouflage t-shirts, our own dog tags, and facepaint! Also, we will play GI Joe themed games and all participants will graduate from an ‘army training’ camp.

New!

Love Justin Bieber and One Direction? Then this camp is the one for you! Learn the dance steps to your favorite boy band songs! You will also get the chance to create your own boy band fan t-shirts and sport your look everywhere you go! Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

7-10

Jul 29-Aug 2

M-F

1:00pm-4:00pm

Green Ridge

22677

$100

New!

Wacky Olympics

Jamaican Javelin and other silly ‘Olympic’-style games await you in this fun wacky camp. Be prepared to get active and have fun! Medals will be awarded at the end of the camp week in our own Olympic Ceremony! Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

7-10

Jul 29-Aug 2

M-F

1:00pm-4:00pm

Green Ridge

23102

$95


Themed Camps

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Half day programs for youth ages 5-12. Artful Cooking Camp

New!

In this yummy camp we will make art that you can eat after you make it. Instructor Debbie Harrris will teach you to make food from scratch such as home-made ice cream, smoothies, pizza, cookies and lots more!

Drawing & Painting Camp

Learn how to sketch, learn various drawing techniques and use different drawing materials. Students will also paint with watercolors and experiment with various watercolor techniques. Oil pastels, tempera paints and chalk will also be used. Instructor: Debbie Harris.

Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

7-11

Jun 24-28

M-F

10:00am-12:00pm

Brambleton

22440

$75

5-12

Jul 15-19

M-F

10:00am-12:00pm

Brambleton

22436

$75

Junior Scientist Camp

Splash Camp

New!

Physics, Chemistry, Biology-oh my! Create gooey silly putty, explore gravity through experiments, and much more! Each day your child will bring home two very cool experiments. Ages 8-11

Date Aug 5-9

Day M-F

Time 1:00pm-4:00pm

Place Green Ridge

Course 23119

Fee $100

Craft-tastic Camp

Mix it up and join us for a creative explosion! We will use many different forms of art including painting, paper art, t-shirts and more to create cool art projects. Every day your child will get to take home a cool craft. Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

6-8

Jul 8-12

M-F

1:00pm-4:00pm

Green Ridge

22517

$100

9-12

Aug 12-16

M-F

1:00pm-4:00pm

Green Ridge

22518

$100

This is your chance to experience all the aquatics features Roanoke County has to offer. Camp participants will spend time enjoying both our indoor and outdoor water parks, water games, crafts, and activities under the direct supervision of American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors. Participants should be comfortable in the water and life jackets are available. Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

6-12

Jun 10-14

M-F

1:00pm-4:00pm

Green Ridge

22498

$95

6-12

Jul 22-26

M-F

1:00pm-4:00pm

Green Ridge

22499

$95

6-12

Aug 5-9

M-F

1:00pm-4:00pm

Green Ridge

22500

$95

Camp American Girls

Bring your American Girl doll (or favorite doll) to summer camp! Each day we will have a new theme for you and your doll. Over the course of the week, we’ll have an American Doll day at the beach, a birthday party, a fashion party, and a slumber party. We will make art projects for both the dolls and the owners as we paint, stamp, sculpt, collage and draw. Take home projects each day. Bring your favorite doll and come to play! Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

8-10

Jul 8-12

M-F

1:00pm-4:00pm

Green Ridge

23117

$100

5-7

Jun 24-28

M-F

1:00pm-4:00pm

Green Ridge

22514

$100

Baton Camp

Always wanted to learn Baton but didn’t know where to go? Sign up now for Pizzazz baton summer camp ages 4 and up. Have fun learning the basic skills you will need to twirl the baton from 7 time World Twirling Champion Tara Duus Rader. Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

5-12

Jun 17-21

M-F

1:00pm-3:00pm

Green Ridge

23110

$125

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Themed Camps

Themed Camps

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Half day programs for tweens ages 9-12.

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Half day programs for teens ages 11-15.

Lego Camp for Tweens

Watch your Legos come to life! You will have a blast creating fun Lego creations and adding a robotics component to your robots. We will use Lego Technic Sets as well as Mindstorms in this fun lego camp. Register early because spots are limited. Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

9-12

Jun 17-21

M-F

1:00pm-4:00pm

Green Ridge

23118

$125

Kitty Cat Art Camp

If you love kitty cats, then this camp is for you. Spend the week with instructor Debbie Harris creating paper mache cats, cat collages, paintings of cats and lots more! Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

9-12

Jul 8-12

M-W, F

10:00am-12:00pm

Brambleton

22438

$75

Friends Forever Camp

Art Through the Ages

New!

Ancient Egypt, Italian Renaissance, Pop Art and more will be explored this week. Teens will have an opportunity to not only learn about art history but also create art projects using various art techniques and materials. Teens will bring home an appreciation for art and history and one complete project each day. Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

11-15

Jun 24-28

M-F

1:00pm-4:00pm

Green Ridge

22675

$100

Lego Camp for Teens

We have expanded our Lego Camp this year! Not only will we have fun adding a robotics component to your robots, but we will also explore architect and technic sets as well! Register early because spots are limited. Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

11-15

Jul 15-19

M-F

1:00pm-4:00pm

Green Ridge

22511

$125

Come and spend the week meeting new friends and having fun with instructor Debbie Harris making home-made pizzas, mosaic coasters, recycled bowls, stencil post cards and lots more! Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

9-12

Jun 17-21

M-F

10:00am-12:00pm

Brambleton

22439

$75

Super Size the Fun

When you see the sun icon next to a Themed Camp, you may want to consider pairing it with the new “Themed Camp Add-On Program.” Great for working parents, this allows your child to add variety to their summer schedule while still receiving a complete day of care. SEE PAGE INSERT FOR INFO...

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Summer fun options for children with working parents.

K.I.C. (Kids in Camp)

Activities include arts & crafts, cooking, games, swimming, field trips and much more each week. All field trips, activities and two daily snacks are included in weekly fee. Our energetic, experienced staff will lead your children in a summer of F-U-N! Enjoy games, crafts, playground time and personal attention from a dedicated staff. One day per week, campers will visit Splash Valley Water Park. Please remember to bring a bag lunch (no glass containers, please). A $25 deposit per child per week due at registration, with the balance due one week prior to the starting date of each camp week. All fees are non-refundable. Ten weeks to choose from. KIC will not meet Thursday, July 4th due to the holiday. Participants must have completed a year of Kindergarten. Fee

Green Ridge Summer Day Camp

Green Ridge Recreation Center’s most popular summer day camp! Your child will spend the summer or just a couple of weeks (eleven to choose from) with us enjoying all that Green Ridge and the Roanoke Valley have to offer. Your camper’s week will be filled with arts, crafts, sports, games, swimming at Splash Valley and the indoor pool, field trips and more. They are sure not to get bored! All activities and two daily snacks are included in the weekly fee. Campers must pack a daily lunch, swimsuit, towel and athletic shoes. A $25 per week deposit is due at time of registration and the remaining balance will be scheduled through automatic draft of your bank card. Green Ridge members receive an additional discount per week. Participants must have completed a year of Kindergarten.

Rising Grades

Dates

Day

Time

Place

Course

Rising Grades

Dates

Day

Time

Place

Ages 5-8

Ages 9-12

1-5

Jun 10-14

M-F

7:30am-6:00pm

Penn Forest ES

22379

$175

1-5

Jun 10-14

M-F

7:30am-6:00pm

Green Ridge

22453

22463

Fee $175

1-5

Jun 17-21

M-F

7:30am-6:00pm

Penn Forest ES

22380

$175

1-5

Jun 17-21

M-F

7:30am-6:00pm

Green Ridge

22454

22464

$175

1-5

Jun 24-28

M-F

7:30am-6:00pm

Penn Forest ES

22381

$175

1-5

Jun 24-28

M-F

7:30am-6:00pm

Green Ridge

22455

22465

$175

1-5

Jul 1-5

M-W, F

7:30am-6:00pm

Penn Forest ES

22382

$150

1-5

Jul 1-5

M-W, F

7:30am-6:00pm

Green Ridge

22456

22466

$150

1-5

Jul 8-12

M-F

7:30am-6:00pm

Penn Forest ES

22384

$175

1-5

Jul 8-12

M-F

7:30am-6:00pm

Green Ridge

22457

22467

$175

1-5

Jul 15-19

M-F

7:30am-6:00pm

Penn Forest ES

22385

$175

1-5

Jul 15-19

M-F

7:30am-6:00pm

Green Ridge

22458

22468

$175

1-5

Jul 22-26

M-F

7:30am-6:00pm

Penn Forest ES

22386

$175

1-5

Jul 22-26

M-F

7:30am-6:00pm

Green Ridge

22459

22469

$175

1-5

Jul 29-Aug 2

M-F

7:30am-6:00pm

Penn Forest ES

22387

$175

1-5

Jul 29-Aug 2

M-F

7:30am-6:00pm

Green Ridge

22460

22470

$175

1-5

Aug 5-9

M-F

7:30am-6:00pm

Penn Forest ES

22388

$175

1-5

Aug 5-9

M-F

7:30am-6:00pm

Green Ridge

22461

22659

$175

1-5

Aug 12-16

M-F

7:30am-6:00pm

Penn Forest ES

22389

$175

1-5

Aug 12-16

M-F

7:30am-6:00pm

Green Ridge

22462

22471

$175

1-5

Aug 19-23

M-F

7:30am-6:00pm

Green Ridge

22472

22472

$175

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Full Day

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Special Interest Camps for youth ages 6-12. *

Explore the world of Greek and Roman mythology. This camp will take you back in time to explore mythology through art, games, and drama. We will even create our own myths! Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

7-10

Jun 10-14

M-F

9:00am-4:00pm

Walrond Park

22665

$175

Treasure Island Camp

Do you like scavenger hunts and searching for treasure? Then you will surely love this camp! We will spend the week using all different types of scavenger hunts to search for cool items that are themed for the hunt. We will use maps, clues, coded messages, and more! Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

7-10

Jun 24-28

M-F

9:00am-4:00pm

Walrond Park

22666

$175

Super Soakers Camp

Get ready to experience WATER! Participants will be transported to different locations in Roanoke and the New River Valley to become exposed to different types of aquatic environments. Trips may include Smith Mountain Lake, New River, and of course SPLASH VALLEY! Activities will include swimming, tubing, snorkeling, and water safety. Participants should have passed Level 2 swimming class. Early drop off and late pick up available for this camp. Please call 777-6315 to sign up for this extended option. Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

8-10

Jul 29-Aug 2

M-F

9:00am-4:00pm

Green Ridge

22523

$200

Full Day Soccer Camps

Let your child spend a week with 11-1 Inc., a collection of area college coaches and players sharpening their soccer skills for the upcoming recreation season. The format of the camps is based on the National Soccer Coaches Association of America’s youth developmental guidelines. The guidelines focus on the fundamentals of the games in a fun and safe atmosphere. The full day camps are perfect for dedicated soccer fanatics! Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

6-12

Jun 24-27

M-Th

9:00am-4:00pm

Cave Spring Middle

22576

Fee $175

Do you enjoy snapping photos? In this camp, we will use our cameras to explore different settings and modes available to create cool pictures. We will also use photographs that were taken to create art projects. Please bring your own digital camera that is fully charged daily with a memory card that has at least 4GB of space. Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

7-11

Aug 5-9

M-F

9:00am-4:00pm

Walrond Park

22671

$175

Wild, Wild West Camp

Attention all cowboys and cowgirls, Join us for a wild west adventure! We will make western crafts, learn about Indians and play games like children did in the wild west. Also, we will learn to lasso, make s’mores, set up camp, pan for ‘gold’ and much more just like in the ol’ wild west! Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

6-8

Jul 22-26

M-F

9:00am-4:00pm

Walrond Park

22670

$175

Let’s Go Camping

Explore the lighter side of camping fun during the daytime! We will explore leave no trace techniques, first aid, and survival skills. Also, we will make s’mores, cookout, and pitch a tent. It’s camping minus the cold nights and mosquitoes! Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

6-8

Jul 15-19

M-F

9:00am-4:00pm

Walrond Park

22667

$175

Camp Roanoke Discovery

Ages 5-10. Looking for an outdoor adventure-based day camp experience? Participants will be introduced to a wide range of activities that include: archery (ages 7 & up), arts and crafts, field games, social development, rock wall climbing, hiking, creeking, special events, a trip to Splash Valley Water Park, and much more! A hot lunch and snacks are provided daily. Free satellite transportation is available from Tanglewood Mall.

CA

O

R

Ages

New!

Photography & Art Camp

MP

E

New!

Mythology Camp

A NOK

Est. 1925

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Dates

Days

Runs

Times

Place

June 17-Aug 9

M-F

Weekly

9:00am-4:00pm

Camp Roanoke

Fee $220


Full Day

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* For ALL Special Interest Camps on pages 14&15, please bring a sack lunch daily. There are no early drop offs for these camps.

Special Interest Camps for teens ages 11-15. * Super Soakers Camp for Teens

Get ready to experience WATER! Participants will be transported to different locations in Roanoke and the New River Valley to become exposed to different types of aquatic environments. Trips may include Smith Mountain lake, New River, and of course SPLASH VALLEY! Activities will include swimming, tubing, snorkeling, and water safety. Participants should have passed Level 2 swimming class. Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

11-15

Jul 1-5

M-W, F

9:00am-4:00pm

Green Ridge

22522

$175

11-15

Aug 12-16

M-F

9:00am-4:00pm

Green Ridge

22524

$200

Survival Adventure Camp

Compete against each other in survivor-like games. Teens will compete using critical thinking, physical endurance and teamwork. Create alliances to help you succeed in your quest. Make it to the end of camp and receive your reward!

Teen Travel Camp

Need a little fresh air and some adventure with other teens. Join us on our ever-popular teen travel camps! The week of June 10 we will explore several area outdoor sites so make sure you bring shoes for the outdoors and wear your sunscreen! July 15 week will include an Amazing Race theme where teens will be competing throughout the Roanoke Valley. Be ready to have some fun friendly competition with other teens! July 22 week we will give back to our community. We will visit a nursing home, help out in a local soup kitchen and more. At the conclusion, teens will receive a certificate of hours spent serving the community and a warm heart for having the opportunity to give back with like-minded teens. Finally, August 5 week will be spent exploring Virginia State Parks. We will visit area state parks so make sure you bring your swimsuit, towel, sunscreen and outdoor shoes! Space is limited so register early! Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

11-15

Jun 10-14

M-F

9:00am-4:00pm

Green Ridge

22525

$200

11-15

Jul 15-19

M-F

9:00am-4:00pm

Green Ridge

22678

$200

Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

11-15

Jul 22-26

M-F

9:00am-4:00pm

Green Ridge

22679

$200

11-15

Jun 17-21

M-F

9:00am-4:00pm

Walrond Park

22516

$175

11-15

Aug 5-9

M-F

9:00am-4:00pm

Green Ridge

22680

$200

Babysitting Camp

Learn First Aid and CPR for adult, child, and infant, as well as games and activities to do with children while babysitting. We will also explore the business side of babysitting by creating your own business cards and flyers to take with you!

Eco-Challenge Camp

New!

Take the eco-challenge! We will explore the park like a naturalist and learn about wetlands and local birds, make compasses, do an ‘amazing race’ like day with challenges. Also, we will learn ways to conserve and protect our natural environment.

Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

Ages

Date

Day

Time

Place

Course

Fee

11-17

Jul 8-12

M-F

9:00am-4:00pm

Walrond Park

22520

$175

11-14

Jul 29-Aug 2

M-F

9:00am-4:00pm

Walrond Park

22673

$175

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Camp Roanoke - Summer 2013 Guide  

Guide to Camp Roanoke's summer 2013 programs.