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Camp Blue Ridge: A Summer Adventure in Haymarket, VA

Welcome to Camp Blue Ridge, where summer dreams come alive in the heart of Haymarket, VA! Our camp offers an immersive outdoor experience that inspires curiosity, fosters creativity, and builds lifelong memories. If you’re looking for a summer camp program that celebrates the joys of nature, exploration, and friendship, you’ve come to the right place. Let’s explore what makes Camp Blue Ridge the ultimate summer destination for young adventurers in Haymarket 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 Camp Blue Ridge?

Camp Blue Ridge is more than just a summer camp; it’s a gateway to adventure, discovery, and endless possibilities. Here are some reasons why families choose Camp Blue Ridge for their summer adventures:

1. Immersive Outdoor Experience:

Nestled amidst the picturesque landscapes of Haymarket, VA, Camp Blue Ridge offers campers the opportunity to reconnect with nature and explore the great outdoors. From hiking trails to wooded areas, creeks to open fields, our camp provides the perfect backdrop for outdoor adventures and exploration.

2. Engaging Activities and Workshops:

Camp Blue Ridge offers a wide range of activities and workshops designed to spark creativity, encourage physical activity, and inspire curiosity. Whether it’s learning survival skills, building forts, creating nature-inspired art, or participating in team-building challenges, campers are sure to find activities that ignite their passions and interests.

3. Small Group Environment:

To ensure a personalized experience for every camper, Camp Blue Ridge maintains small group sizes and a low camper-to-counselor ratio. This allows our dedicated staff to provide individualized attention, support, and guidance, fostering a sense of belonging and camaraderie among campers.

4. Focus on Character Development:

At Camp Blue Ridge, we believe in the importance of character development and leadership skills. Through hands-on activities, group discussions, and reflection exercises, campers learn valuable life skills such as teamwork, resilience, empathy, and responsibility. These skills not only benefit them during their time at camp but also in their future endeavors.

5. Focus on Environmental Stewardship:

At Camp Blue Ridge, we are committed to instilling a sense of environmental stewardship and appreciation for nature in our campers. Through hands-on experiences, outdoor exploration, and eco-friendly practices, we strive to foster a deep connection with the natural world. Campers have the opportunity to participate in activities such as nature walks, wildlife observation, gardening, and conservation projects.

Camp Blue Ridge Programs:

Camp Blue Ridge offers two age-specific programs tailored to meet the unique needs and interests of campers:

  • CUBS (rising 1st grade and 2nd grade): Young adventurers in the Cubs program embark on a journey of exploration and discovery as they participate in age-appropriate activities and adventures. From nature hikes to scavenger hunts, arts and crafts to outdoor games, there’s never a dull moment in the Cubs program.
  • BEARS (rising 3rd grade – 6th grade): Older campers in the Bears program take on more challenging activities and adventures designed to build confidence, leadership skills, and independence. Whether it’s rock climbing, kayaking, wilderness survival skills, or team-building challenges, Bears campers are sure to push their limits and discover new strengths.

Location and Facilities:

Camp Blue Ridge is located on a sprawling property in the heart of Haymarket, VA, offering ample space for outdoor exploration and adventure. Our facilities include rustic cabins, a dining hall, outdoor amphitheater, sports fields, and nature trails, providing campers with everything they need for a comfortable and memorable summer camp experience.

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 Camper Today:

Don’t miss out on the summer adventure of a lifetime! Enroll your camper in Camp Blue Ridge today and give them the gift of a summer filled with laughter, friendship, and adventure. Spaces fill up fast, so secure your spot now and join us for an unforgettable summer in Haymarket, VA.

Summer Camp Activities in Haymarket, VA

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

No matter if your little one is an inquisitive Cub or a daring Bear, Camp Blue Ridge provides a thrilling assortment of activities and adventures guaranteed to captivate, amuse, and ignite their imagination throughout the entire summer!

Enroll Your Child Today: Last Spots Available!

Ready to learn more about Camp Blue Ridge and how to enroll your camper? Have questions about our programs or scheduling? We’re here to help! Contact us today to speak with a member of our team and start planning your camper’s summer adventure.

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

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