1. Henricus Summer Camps – Chester – Multiple Dates June Through August
2. Henricus Discovery Days – Chester – Multiples Dates in July and August
3. Chesterfield Library Children’s Activities – Chesterfield County – Ongoing
Henricus Historical Park
Henricus Historical Park will host several week-long summer camps for students ages six through twelve years. Camps will run Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost starts at $150/child; multiple child discounts available. Pre-registration is required and generally closes the Friday before the camp begins; however, spaces fill quickly and early registration is recommended.
In June, Camp Pocahontas will allow campers to explore the environment and life of Pocahontas and the culture of the Powhatan people through demonstrations, activities, and arts and crafts.
Campers at Archeology Camp in July will learn about the tools and strategies used to help locate and excavate sites, join in “practice” excavation techniques and a field laboratory, and take a field trip to an active archaeological site.
August’s James River Camp will explore the environmental and geological features of the historic James River as Virginia Indians and the Colonial settlers would have encountered it 400 years ago.
To register for camps, call 804-318-8797 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For camp details, visit the website.
Henricus Historical Park
Registration is now open for half-day family camps–”Discovery Days”— at Henricus Historical Park. Camps will be held on multiple dates from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and are open to students ages three through twelve, accompanied by an adult. Cost: $15/child; $10/adult. Pre-registration is required; early registration is recommended.
Events include the two-part “Two Lives of Pocahontas,” as well as “Fun & Games,” and “Learning in the 1600s.”
To register for events, call 804-748-8797. For more information, visit the website.
Chesterfield Library is offering a variety of events, activities, and classes for students ages five and older. Registration is required and will remain open until all available slots are filled, although most classes fill quickly. Activities include author visits, acoustic concerts, storytimes, bicycle maintenance, preschool science labs, Minecraft art, rocketry, chess clubs, and new engineering programs highlighting bridge building, simple machines, physics, and chemical engineering.
For more information regarding specific age requirements and class availability, and to register for events, see the website.