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Youth Programs

whitewater rafting on the James

Stay tuned for Spring Program Openings!

Fall Camps

Our Fall Break and Fall Intersession Camps are the perfect way for kids to spend their time out of school... being active with friends in the great outdoors! Each camp includes 5 exciting days of tree climbing, hiking, nature exploration, hands-on environmental education, and good ol’ fashioned camp games.

8:30 - 2:30 daily
Drop-off and pick-up is in Forest Hill Park
Cost is $385
Open to ages 5-12

  • Fall Intersession Camp: Monday, October 10th – Friday, October 14th
  • Fall Break Camp: Monday, October 17th – Friday, October 21st


After school programs

2-hr sessions, once per week
Drop-off and pick-up is in Forest Hill Park
Cost is $120 for the 4-week program

Tree Climbing:                                                                                                                            

Activities include ascending into the tree’s canopy, limb walking, giant swings, and various other climbing elements. Kids take turns climbing (harnessed in and belayed by an instructor) while the rest of the group does activities, nature exploration, and creative games.

  • Mondays (open to 6-9 yr olds) –  Sept 26th, Oct 3rd, Oct 10th, and Oct 17th
  • Wednesdays (open to 9-12 yr olds) – Sept 28th, Oct 5th, Oct 12th, and Oct 19th

*If we need to cancel a day due to weather, we will extend the program by one week as a makeup day.





Sunday Fun Day!

Rafting and Climbing combo

A full day of outdoor fun with our amazing summer camp staff and guides! Start off with a rafting trip on the James River in the morning, followed by a giant tree swing (Flying Squirrel) in the afternoon. The day is rounded out with nature activities and goofy games.

Drop off is at Riverside Outfitters at 9:00 AM; pick up is at 4:00 PM

Cost is $120

3 dates to choose from:

  • September 18th – open to 7-11 yr olds
  • September 25th – open to 12-16 yr olds
  • October 2nd – open to 7-11 yr olds


All Youth Program participants must be to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination must be provided in order to register.

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