Summer Camps in Roanoke

Roanoke Parks and Recreation hosts summer camps between June and August each year. The dates vary based on the Roanoke City Schools calendar. Due to COVID-19, our camp schedules and offerings have changed. Click below for the latest information about camps for Summer 2021.

2021 Camps

 Outdoor Exploration Camp

MONDAY-FRIDAY| 8:30 A.M. TO 5:00 P.M.

JUNE 21-25, JULY 12-16, AUGUST 9-13

Explore the outdoors through hands-on nature activities and fun-filled outdoor recreation. Your child’s week will be split between nature activities like wilderness survival classes, orienteering, GPS skills, and other nature lessons AND outdoor recreation like hiking, tubing and indoor rock climbing. We will explore several local parks and meet at a different location each day. 

See dates and register for camp

 

Youth Football Camp

Saturday July 10 | 10:00 A.M. TO 1:30 P.M. | FREE

(Ages 6-15) Join us at River’s Edge South for one fun-filled day of football! Participants will learn proper football fundamentals in passing, running, catching, and so much more! At the conclusion of the camp stations, participants will put their knowledge to use in a game of flag football. Registration is online as well as on-site. On-site registration begins at 9:00a.m., camp begins at 10:00a.m.

 

Youth Punt, Pass, & Kick Competition

Saturday July 10 | 2:00 P.M. TO 4:00 P.M. | $5 PER PLAYER

(Ages 6-15) Following this year’s Youth Football Camp, join us for Roanoke’s own Punt, Pass, and Kick Competition! this event will allow participants to test their football skills in three major areas of the game. Registration is online as well as on-site. $5 per player.

*Participation in the Youth Football Camp is not required to compete*

Click here for registration info!

Summer P.L.A.Y. Full-Day Camp

All-Day Summer P.L.A.Y.

(K-5th grade only; must have completed Kindergarten) Join us for a summer packed full of activities! With convenient weekly sessions at three locations, this all-day version of our After-School P.L.A.Y. program includes sports and games, speakers/instructors, and arts and crafts, all with a focus on overall youth development. Qualified, trained, and experienced counselors will initiate fun and challenging activities for all participants.

To register for this camp, visit our offices at 215 Church Ave, SW, Suite 303 or call 540-853-2236. Space is limited and this is contingent upon RCPS school schedule.

  • Registration is taken on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Cost: $80 per week
  • Multiple-child discounts available
  • Participants can register weekly or for the entire summer
Afternoon Adventures

Afternoon Adventures

(K-5th grade only; must have completed Kindergarten) This six-week summer camp is being offered at three locations to children who are interested in a half-day program. Weekly topics will vary, but children will be involved in crafts, snacks, sports, cooking classes, exercises, and more.  

To register for this camp, visit our offices at 215 Church Ave, SW, Suite 303 or call 540-853-2236. Space is limited and this is contingent upon RCPS school schedule.

  • Registration is taken on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Cost: $40 per week
  • 2:00 – 6:00 P.M.
  • Participants can register weekly or for the entire summer