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Virginia’s Premier Sleepaway Summer Camp

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Ready for a summer of Science & Adventure?

AstroCamp Virginia is a physical science and adventure sleepaway summer camp located in Clover, Virginia. Campers come each summer to make memories, have fun, and get hands-on science and astronomy training while participating in a variety of activities from the scientific to the fun!

AstroCamp is a STEM program that pushes campers to deepen their understanding of science by participating in space exploration, playing in our state-of-the-art labs, building and launching rockets, and searching the night sky with our large array of telescopes.

Join one of our five fun-filled one-week sessions and have an experience of a lifetime exploring the outdoors and challenging yourself to live outside your comfort zone.

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Tour Our Facility

AstroCamp is located among the rolling hills in Halifax County, Virginia about two hours north of Raleigh, North Carolina. Our beautiful 406-acre facility and labs offer state of the art equipment for exploring physical sciences, the natural world, and outer space.  We have designed our program areas to maximize summer fun and hands-on learning to help campers build crucial communication, teamwork, and problem-solving skills.

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Outdoor Adventures

Outdoor adventuresAstroCamp is a place where campers can safely test their physical and mental limits through outdoor adventure activities. In a challenge by choice environment every camper is supported to try activities such as swimming, canoeing, go-karting, or the giant swing.  At AstroCamp, you will also experience an amazing social community of campers and staff from around the world!

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Exploring Science

Our state-of-the-art labs and observatory enable us to create an environment that enlivens the senses and builds an even greater thirst for knowledge within each camper. Whether its building and launching rockets or crashing a cosmic lander, campers are engrossed in fun hands-on experiential learning.

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Summer Camp Fun

In addition to the core activities and elective programs, every evening we plan events to build friendship and community. These programs are social, interactive, and engaging and can include campfires, team building, and treats.

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From Campers & Parents:

Shawna R.Parent

“My daughter can't stop talking about what an amazing time she had!!! She had fun learning, and made great new friends. She said the counselors were awesome and made camp fun. Thank you AstroCamp!!!!”

Ann W.Parent

“Everyone was very friendly and the grounds were awesome very well maintained! I really wish I could have seen where my son was going to sleep but that was not an option.”

Hilary O.Parent

“Our son had an amazing week at Astrocamp this summer. We were so impressed with the camp, staff, programs, daily photos... the entire experience was awesome!”

Maggie S.Parent

“A once in a life time experience from 8yrs to 14yrs. Or can be part of your summer holidays educational fun... every year .....for the next 10 years at least.. Astronomy can shape your life... & your future.”

Cindy R.H.Mom

“My children attended camp for 2 days with their school and absolutely loved it. Not only did they really enjoy all of the fun activities but they talked a lot about how awesome and kind the staff was while they were there. Thank you all!!!”

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Do you have questions or want to speak with the camp director? We would love to connect with you, just complete the information request form in the link below:

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