Haymarket Children's Academy



What makes Camp Blue Ridge such an excellent summer camp option? Let’s start with all the  exciting camp activities found right here on our four-acre Haymarket Children’s Academy campus. Our staff will lead your child in a variety of different play and learning opportunities as they enjoy the outdoors and explore our designated building for school-age children, the Outpost.

Some of the activities your child will get to participate in on the HCA campus includes:

  • Playing outside on our age-appropriate playgrounds and jungle gyms
  • Exploring nature as they wander our nature/bike trails, enjoy the garden or discover our outdoor learning center
  • Listening and learning from guest speakers
  • Playing sports, whether it be activities in our full-size gym, the gaga pit or our sports mini-camps


Children can also pick between two different field trip options during select weeks of the year, which give them the freedom to discover the activities that interest them the most. Every week, we provide different destinations, in addition to weekly water park trips, satisfying your child’s desire for adventure and learning. We’re so lucky to live in an area where entertainment opportunities abound.

There are amusing activities in the Gainesville and Haymarket region as well as surrounding areas in Virginia and Washington, D.C. Just a few of the places we will travel this summer include:

  • Burke Lake
  • Movie theatre
  • Burnside Farms
  • Trampoline park
  • Air & Space Museum
  • Laser tag
  • Lake Arrowhead Beach

Prioritizing Safety

We believe the safety of your child is of the utmost importance. That’s why, whether we’re on campus or a field trip, your child is closely supervised by our highly qualified staff.

Age-appropriate Activities

Although our campus hosts programs for nursery and preschool-aged children, our summer camp caters to the interests of school-age kids.


At Camp Blue Ridge, all activities and amenities are included in the cost, so there are no surprise fees. This includes snacks and meals for your child prepared by our on-site chef.


Camp Blue Ridge offers the flexibility for parents to choose which and how many weeks they would like their child to attend. We also offer the options for campers to attend on a full-time or part-time basis.

Our weekly tuition rates are as follows:

  • 5 days per week — $330/week
  • 4 days per week — $290/week
  • 3 days per week — $240/week

There is a registration fee of $90. Parents with two or more children attending Camp Blue Ridge receive a 5% discount on their second child. Additionally, we offer a $150 discount to parents who enroll their children & pre-pay for 6 weeks or more, 45 days prior to the first day of the camp.

Fees are subject to change in August, 2022


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We know how important it is to find the right early education opportunities for your child. We believe that once you visit Haymarket Children’s Academy and learn more about our approach, you'll comprehend the importance of delivering excellence in a happy, healthy, and academic environment.