Camps & After School

Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism is one of the area's largest providers of youth enrichment year round!

In the Summer
Looking for summer fun? We offer over 200 weeks of summer camps for ages 3 to 17. Choose from half-day, full-day and overnight programs with themes such as art, music, dance, travel, athletics, swimming, pop culture and outdoor education. You DON'T have to be a County resident to sign up!

During the School Year
While school is in session, we operate an after school program on-site at 13 Roanoke County elementary schools. After School for Kids is an enrichment program for grades K-5 offering daily age-appropriate activities that foster physical, social emotional and cognitive development. At Green Ridge Recreation Center, our Ridge Kids after school program is open to grades K-5, with transportation from Glen Cove and Fort Lewis elementary schools.


Summer Camps
After School for Kids
Ridge Kids
  1. Jun 11
  2. Camp Roanoke- Adventure Boys & Girls (Ages 13-15)

    Take your summer excitement to the next level with this program designed for new and veteran campers alike. Throughout the week, campers will experience activities such as: high and low ropes course, zip line, kayaking, environmental education, rock climbing, hiking and more! The session will begin at Camp Roanoke and then travel to West Virginia for a three day, two night camping trip. Registration is limited to 12 campers per week. Tuition includes all meals, camping fees, equipment, and trans...
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  3. Camp Roanoke- Explorer Week Boys & Girls (Ages 8-10)

    Want to create memories of a lifetime while enjoying a pristine outdoor environment? The Explorer program provides a safe and fun co-ed, residential experience for campers entering 3rd and 4th grades. Your days will be spent: canoeing, hiking, climbing our rock wall, playing field games, making arts and crafts projects, learning about the environment, archery, and many more exciting camp activities! Limited to 12 campers per week. Tuition includes all meals and lodging. PLEASE NOTE: You must al...
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  4. Camp Roanoke- Pioneer Boys & Girls (Ages 10-12)

    Designed for kids with a passion for the natural world, this program takes a hands-on approach to learning and fun! Experience what it is like to venture through the woods, enjoying all that nature has to offer. Learn how people interact with the environment, focusing on sustainability. Your days will also be filled with exciting camp activities like canoeing, orienteering, archery, field games, campfires, the climbing tower, arts and crafts, and much more! Whether you're a budding environmental...
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  1. Jun 12
  2. Community Service Camp (Ages 11-15)

    Give back to your community! We will help out organizations like The SPCA, Feeding America, Friendship Manor and more. At the end of the week, teens will receive a certificate for their participation. Please make sure teens pack a lunch daily. Friday afternoon will be a well-earned fun day at Splash Valley Waterpark after a week of hard work. PLEASE NOTE: You must also have a 2017 Roanoke County Health Form on file for your summer camp program registration to be complete.
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  3. Camp Roanoke- Discovery Boys & Girls (Ages 4-11)

    Looking for a day camp experience focused on outdoor adventure and fun? The Discovery program introduces campers to a wide range of activities that include: archery (ages 7+), arts and crafts, field games, the climbing tower, hiking, creeking, special events, a trip to Splash Valley Water Park and much more! A hot lunch and two snacks are provided daily. Free satellite transportation is available from Tanglewood Mall with camper drop-off from 8AM-8:20AM and pick-up from 4:40PM-4:50PM. Program ru...
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  4. KIC (Kids In Camp) (Ages 6-12)

    Energetic, experienced staff will lead children in a summer of F-U-N with activities including arts & crafts, cooking, games, swimming, field trips and much more each week. Three field trips a week, activities and 2 daily snacks are included in weekly fee. Campers must bring a bag lunch (no glass containers, please). A $25 deposit per child per week due at registration; balance due 1 week prior to the starting date of each camp week. All fees are non-refundable. 9 weeks to choose from. KIC w...
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  1. Jun 26
  2. Bricks 4 Kidz Robotics Camp (Ages 9-15)

    The Bricks 4 Kidz Robotics camp offers all the fun of building with LEGO® Bricks, plus the challenge of computer programming! How would you like to turn your next LEGO® creation into a robot, programmed to do exactly what you tell it to do? This fun, action-packed week combines real life skills with real kid fun, using the principles of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Each camper will build a custom mini-figure to take home at the end of the week, as well as receive a Bricks 4 ...
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  1. Jul 6
  2. Gentle, Flowing Restorative Yoga (Ages 18+)

    Are you interested in learning about Yoga but don’t know where to begin? This class combines a variety of forms including Osteo, Restorative, and Hatha Yoga to allow your body to stretch with a flowing movement and ease. This is an excellent class for those starting out in Yoga or for those who enjoy a slower, gentler, stretch. Ten week program. Instructor: Trudi Mardian.
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