Howdy, families! Here’s a full list of all of the virtual camps that JRPS will be hosting this summer. You can register by emailing [email protected], or call us at (804)921-8089!

Wetlands Camp: Wetlands in the James River Parks System provide ripe ground for new adventures and discoveries. The spongy soil, murky waters, and wealth of animal habitat beckon forth new experiences for all who take a moment to stop and appreciate them. This week at virtual camp will provide time for students to engage with the wetlands in James River Park System independently and collaboratively with their households, and through online platforms with their peers and instructors. Through science, creation, and investigation, we’ll explore the river, woodlands, and animals that make up the lifeblood of our fair city. Using materials provided by JRPS staff, written instructions, and online portals, campers will get a full range of camp experiences.

Boxes Available: July 6th- 10th and July 27th- 31st

Dates for Zoom calls: July 13th-17th and August 3rd-7th

Zoom calls are on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the camp week at 1pm

Ages: 6-12

$20 per box

 

All About Animals!: Have you ever wondered what a raccoon dreams about, or where the fish go when the James River freezes? Then this is the camp for you! In this week of self-guided fun, we’ll explore the unique characteristics and habitats of animals in the James River Park System.

Boxes available: July 13th-17th and August 3rd-7th

Dates for Zoom calls: July 20th-24th and August 10th-14th

Zoom calls are on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the camp week at 1pm

Ages: 6-12

$20 per box

 

Build a Birdhouse: Pick up a kit to build a habitat for a bird family! JRPS staff will provide all the materials you’ll need, including a hammer and printed instructions. You can check out our how-to video, posted on our website and on Facebook, and tune in for a live Q & A to troubleshoot any major birdhouse quandaries.

Dates for pickup: 60 birdhouse kits per week, beginning July 13th

Ages: 6-12, with parental supervision

$20 per box

 

RPG Monster Mysteries: A shape changing monster from beyond the stars has invaded the neighborhood. Campers will explore the themes of horror and sci-fi as they document their efforts to seek out a monster who could be hiding in plain sight. Throughout the week, participants will use scientific methods and tools to help inspire collaborative storytelling and artistic expression. Campers will overcome challenges alongside their team, as each day’s adventure will also focus on strengthening one of the core competencies of Social Emotional Learning.

Boxes available: July 20th-24th and August 3rd-7th

Dates: July 27th- 31st and August 10th-14th

This camp will use both Zoom and the online platform, Dischord. Players should be prepared to dedicate approximately 4 hours per day to this camp.

Ages: 13-17

$60 per box

 

RPG Trainer Teams Trainer Team Virtual Camp: Dinosaurs are back, recreated by the mysterious organization known as Diapsid Enterprises. Campers will have the opportunity to create their own prehistoric companions, and embark on an epic adventure through time. Throughout this camp, we will study prehistoric creatures from the early Cambrian through the rise of homo sapien. Along the way, campers will be challenged by a variety of artistic and scientific endeavors, growing alongside their companions as each day’s adventures simultaneously focus on strengthening one of the core competencies of Social Emotional Learning.

Boxes available:  July 13th-17th and July 27th- 31st

Dates: July 20th-24th and August August 3rd-7th

This camp will use both Zoom and the online platform, Dischord. Players should be prepared to dedicate approximately 4 hours per day to this camp.

Ages: 8-14

$60 per box

 

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