VCU Rice Center Nature Camps

3701 John Tyler Memorial Highway, Charles City, VA, United States
3400 Eastbury Lane Charles City Virginia 23030 US

The VCU Outdoor Adventure Program and the Rice Rivers Center have partnered to present exciting new summer programs for youth of the greater Richmond community. We explore the lower James River watershed through outdoor adventure and environmental science.

Nature Camp

Our summer Nature Camp at the Rice Rivers Center returns! We will explore the natural world through hands on science at VCU’s river campus and spend plenty of time adventuring outdoors. Along with learning about the James River watershed, we will meet researchers from the prothonotary warbler team (Team Warbler) and the Virginia Oyster Shell Recycling Program. Join us at our beautiful 350 acre campus on the James River.

For rising 6-8th grade students
Dates: June 17-21; July 15-19, 2019

Day camp logistics:

Hours:
Camps are at Rice Rivers Center and begin promptly at 9 a.m. and will end at 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Transportation:
A courtesy shuttle will be available between the Monroe Park campus and Rice Rivers Center. Students can be dropped off at Monroe Park at 8:00 a.m. be transported to Rice Rivers Center, and will leave the center at 3:00 p.m. to return to the Monroe Park campus by 3:45 p.m.

Early drop off/late pick-up:
Arrangements are available to provide parents access to drop their camper off as early as 7 a.m. and pick them up as late as 5 p.m.

Registration will begin early spring 2019.

For more information visit https://recsports.vcu.edu/programs/outdoor-adventure-program/rice-rivers-center/

or email Katie Schmidt at outdoors@vcu.edu

The VCU Outdoor Adventure Program and the Rice Rivers Center have partnered to present exciting new summer programs for youth of the greater Richmond community. We explore the lower James River watershed through outdoor adventure and environmental science.

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Jr. Nature Camp (NEW!)

By popular demand, we are able to offer the same summer Nature Camp at the Rice Rivers Center to younger aspiring scientists! We will learn about plants and trees in our watershed, check out bald eagle and osprey nests, and learn to explore by canoe.

For rising 4-5th grade students
Dates: June 24-28, 2019

Day camp logistics:

Hours:
Camps are at Rice Rivers Center and begin promptly at 9 a.m. and will end at 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Transportation:
A courtesy shuttle will be available between the Monroe Park campus and Rice Rivers Center. Students can be dropped off at Monroe Park at 8:00 a.m. be transported to Rice Rivers Center, and will leave the center at 3:00 p.m. to return to the Monroe Park campus by 3:45 p.m.

Early drop off/late pick-up:
Arrangements are available to provide parents access to drop their camper off as early as 7 a.m. and pick them up as late as 5 p.m.

Registration will begin early spring 2019.

For more information visit https://recsports.vcu.edu/programs/outdoor-adventure-program/rice-rivers-center/

or email Katie Schmidt at outdoors@vcu.edu

Types
Day Camps
Activities
Academic, Multi-Activity, Outdoors
Location
Richmond City
Grade Level
Elementary School, Middle School