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Visit the Park » Camps for Kids
Looking for kids summer camps? Why leave town? These groups offer outstanding wilderness camps for children. There’s no better place to spend the summer than in outdoor camps at James River Park!
James River Park Recreation Programs
James River Park Recreation Programs offer activities including mountain bike skills and kayaking or for brain-building your kids can study the health of the James River. For information about the JRPS staff led camps, see the JRPS Recreation Programs & Schedule »
Passages is a popular summer camp held in the James River Park System, featuring kayaking, rock climbing, and a rockin’ 230-foot zip line over the Belle Isle Quarry Pond. Scholarships are available. Visit Passages’s website »
Maymont summer camps offer outdoor adventures, animal encounters, games, crafts and hands-on activities for young explorers. Visit Maymont’s website »
Riverside Outfitters
Riverside Outfitters also offers great week-long summer camps that feature tree climbing, rafting, snorkeling, and wilderness tracking in the James River Park System. Visit Riverside Outfitters’s website »
Virginia Fishing Adventures

Virginia Fishing Adventures offers an array of summer camps for the young fishermen your life. They’ll be offering 2 biking programs and along with 2 fishing programs. Proceeds benefit the James River Park System. Visit the Virginia Fishing Adventures website »

Connect kids with nature

The James River Park is Richmond’s big back yard! Kids can connect with nature for free. No need to suffer from nature deficit disorder.

Get tips for connecting children and nature at author Richard Louv’s Last Child in the Woods »


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