Haymarket Children's Academy

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Summer Camp in Gainesville, VA: Unleashing Fun and Learning at Camp Blue Ridge

Welcome to Haymarket Children’s Academy’s Camp Blue Ridge, where summertime dreams come alive for children in Gainesville, VA! If you’re searching for an enriching and exciting summer camp experience for your child, you’ve come to the right place. Our summer camp is designed to ignite curiosity, foster creativity, and create lasting memories in a safe and nurturing environment. Let’s dive into what makes our summer camp in Gainesville, VA stand out and why it’s the perfect choice for families in Gainesville and beyond.

Camp Blue Ridge is Haymarket Children’s Academy’s all inclusive, award winning, school-age 4-Season camp program! Open from Monday to Friday from 6:30am – 6:30pm, campers are divided into two groups; Cubs (rising 1st grade and 2nd grade) and Bears (rising 3rd grade – 6th grade), with up to 150 campers a day in our 10,000 sq ft building, and our 2-acre playground, and full size gym for campers to stay active all summer long and throughout the year during holidays.

Why Choose Haymarket Children’s Academy Summer Camp?

At Camp Blue Ridge, we understand that summer is a time for exploration, growth, and fun. Our summer camp is not just a place for children to pass the time; it’s a vibrant community where they can learn, play, and thrive. Here are some reasons why parents trust us with their children’s summer experiences:

1. Comprehensive Programming:

Our summer camp offers a diverse range of activities that cater to the interests and developmental needs of children of all ages. From arts and crafts to sports, STEM projects, nature exploration, and more, there’s something for everyone at Haymarket Children’s Academy. Our carefully curated curriculum ensures that each day is filled with new adventures and opportunities for learning.

2. Experienced and Caring Staff:

Our team of dedicated educators and counselors are passionate about creating a positive and supportive environment where every child feels valued and encouraged to explore their interests. With years of experience in childcare and education, our staff members are committed to ensuring the safety, well-being, and happiness of all campers.

3. Focus on Learning and Growth:

While our summer camp is undoubtedly a lot of fun, we also believe in the power of learning through play. Our activities are designed to promote critical thinking, problem-solving, teamwork, and creativity. Whether it’s building a robot, writing a story, or working on a science experiment, children are constantly engaged in activities that stimulate their minds and spark their curiosity.

4. Full-Time Enrollment:

At Haymarket Children’s Academy, we offer full-time enrollment options tailored to fit your family’s needs. Our full-time program operates Monday through Friday, providing care from 6:30 AM to 6:30 PM. With our comprehensive full-time enrollment, you can trust that your child will receive quality care and education throughout the week, allowing you peace of mind as you manage your busy schedule.

5. Emphasis on Social and Emotional Development:

At Camp Blue Ridge Summer Camp, we understand the importance of nurturing not just academic skills, but also social and emotional intelligence in children. Our program is designed to provide ample opportunities for campers to develop strong interpersonal skills, build friendships, and learn how to navigate various social situations.

Our Summer Camp Programs:

  • CUBS (rising first and second graders): Our camp program has in house activities each day, along with weekly small field trips to local parks and experiences, large field trips to the best fun Northern Virginia has to offer our little learners, and our Cubs group will also alternate between using inflatable water slides at the school, and visiting Atlantis Waterpark for water play each week. Our Cubs campers wear their blue shirts each day for us to easily separate them from the older campers and keep them with their groups.
  • BEARS (rising 3rd graders through rising 6th graders): Just like the Cubs group, bears have on campus activities (STEM, art, cooking) weekly, along with multiple field trips each week. Bears have a weekly water park day, alternating visiting Splash Down Waterpark and Atlantis Waterpark. Bears have green camp shirts that they wear each day to stay together on field trips, and to easily tell them apart from the Cubs campers.

Location and Facilities:

Nestled in the heart of Gainesville, VA, our state-of-the-art facility provides the perfect backdrop for a summer filled with fun and learning. Our spacious classrooms, indoor gymnasium, outdoor playgrounds, and sports fields offer endless opportunities for children to explore, play, and make new friends.

Tuition

  • 5 days per week: $375 / week
  • Registration fee: $100.
  • Parents with two or more children attending Camp Blue Ridge receive a 5% discount on their second child.

Weekly summer tuition includes the cost of all field trips, breakfast, lunch, and snacks. All your camper needs every day is a water bottle, and to be ready to make new friends and great memories!

We require a 5 weeks minimum, with 5 days a week for summer enrollment.

Enroll Your Child Today:

Ready to give your child the gift of a summer they’ll never forget? Enroll them in Haymarket Children’s Academy’s summer camp today! Spaces fill up fast, so don’t wait until it’s too late. Contact us now to learn more about our programs, scheduling options, and enrollment process.

Join the Haymarket Children’s Academy Family:

At Haymarket Children’s Academy’s Camp Blue Ridge, we believe that every child deserves a summer filled with laughter, friendship, and adventure. Join us this summer and watch your child’s imagination soar as they explore new horizons, make lifelong memories, and grow into the best version of themselves.

Camp Blue Ridge Activities

CUBS

Our Cubs group is comprised of 70 rising first and second graders, ready to embark on a summer of fun and adventure! Each day, our Cubs enjoy a variety of in-house activities designed to engage their curious minds and active spirits. Additionally, we organize weekly small field trips to local parks and experiences, as well as exciting large field trips to some of Northern Virginia’s best attractions. Here’s a glimpse into the exciting activities our Cubs campers can look forward to:

In-House Activities:

  • STEM Projects
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Cooking Classes

Weekly Small Field Trips:

  • Long Park
  • Northern Fauquier Community Park
  • Reptile Exhibit
  • Rock Water Park
  • Tae Kwon Do Class
  • Gymnastics Class
  • Catharpin Park

Weekly Large Field Trips:

  • Sky Zone
  • Dinosaur Land
  • Gainesville Multiplex
  • Bounce With Us
  • Hyper Kids Indoor Playground
  • Chuck E Cheese
  • Zoo
  • Billy Beez
  • Drew Blue Shoes the Magician

BEARS

Our Bears group consists of 80 rising 3rd graders through rising 6th graders, ready to tackle new challenges and make lasting memories! Like the Cubs group, our Bears participate in a wide range of on-campus activities every week, including STEM projects, art classes, and cooking workshops. In addition to on-campus fun, Bears enjoy multiple field trips each week, exploring everything from local parks to thrilling attractions. Here’s a glimpse into the exciting activities our Bears campers can look forward to:

In-House Activities:

  • STEM Projects
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Cooking Classes

Weekly Small Field Trips:

  • Long Park
  • Northern Fauquier Community Park
  • Reptile Exhibit
  • Rock Water Park
  • Tae Kwon Do Class
  • Gymnastics Class
  • Catharpin Park

Weekly Large Field Trips:

  • Sky Zone
  • NOVA Ninja Warriors
  • Gainesville Multiplex
  • Lake Arrowhead Beach
  • Bowling
  • Funland of Fredericksburg
  • Museum
  • Monster Mini Golf
  • Drew Blue Shoes the Magician

Whether your child is a curious Cub or a bold Bear, Camp Blue Ridge offers an exciting array of activities and adventures to keep them engaged, entertained, and inspired all summer long!

Contact The Camp Blue Ridge Team Today!

Ready to learn more about our summer camp programs? Have questions about enrollment or scheduling? We’re here to help! Contact us today to speak with a member of our team and take the first step towards an unforgettable summer at Haymarket Children’s Academy.

Phone: 571-261-2020
Email: gmcgregor@haymarketca.com

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