Summer Camp Program

AstroCamp 1-Week Summer Camp Ages 8-14

Experience the summer camp of a lifetime at AstroCamp, one of Virginia’s finest residential science and traditional summer camps for ages 8-14. Space exploration, science, adventure, memories, friendships and FUN are in store at one of our six exciting one-week sessions. Explore the night time skies with our array of state-of-the-art telescopes, build and launch rockets, swim, canoe, enjoy lake front activities and learn to drive on our kart and off-road tracks. At AstroCamp, you will also experience an amazing social community of campers and staff from around the world!


Morning Core Activities
Each morning campers participate in 2 activity periods, each lasting 90 minutes. These programs are specialized and designed for the cabin groups. AstroCamp aims to give campers a taste of all the amazing activities our camp offers.


Elective Afternoon Activities
During the afternoon, campers ages 8 to 9 have set activities while campers ages 10 to 14 choose two periods of electives, each lasting 90 minutes. These activities are designed for each individual camper and are fun and unique. Electives change each afternoon, and each activity is offered multiple times throughout the session.


Night Social Activities
Each and every night, we’ve planned some amazing summer fun. These activities are designed for campers to hang out with kids in their age group and together as a community. All of the night programs are social, fun, interactive and engaging. At the end of each day, camp will come together for a closing campfire, where campers and staff will perform songs, skits and bring an end to the exciting day.

Summer Adventure

Karting  –  Archery  –  Kayaking  –  Giant Swing  –  Wilderness Survival  –  Hiking  –  AND MORE!


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 Exploring Science

Telescopes & Star Nights  –  Atmosphere & Gases  –  Lights & Lasers  –  Cosmic Lander  –  Building & Launching Rockets  –  Advanced Rockets  –  Fundamental Forces  –  Whirling Windmills  –  Solar Studies  –  Neutral Buoyancy  –  Electricity & Magnetism  –  Craters  –  AND MORE!


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Arts & Crafts & Imagination

Culinary Arts  –  Jewelry Making  –  Space Art  –  Tie-Dye Shirts & Screen Printing  –  Street Art  –  Dungeons & Dragons  –  LARPing  –  AND MORE!


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Summer Camp Fun

Lake Parties  –  The Blob  –  Campfires  –  Our Country Fair  –  Giant Slip & Slide  –  Pool Parties  –  Songs & Skits  –  Gaga Ball  –  Campouts  –  AND MORE! 

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