Watch for these Summer Camps! Registration is now open with Shenandoah County Parks and Recreation.
Help advertise these events! Download and print a flyer about our Camps, Workshops, and Lectures
North Fork Explorers Summer Camp
Cost: $75.00 per student; When: June 19-23, 2017
Rising 9th through current 12th graders can attend this environmental education experience that includes backpacking, hiking, wilderness camping, orienteering, cave and stream exploration and ecology, mountain geology, teambuilding initiatives, survival skills, and kayaking. The camp will be at these locations:
- June 19th – 22st, 4 days and 3 nights camping near Spruce Knob Mountain Center, Circleville, WV;
- June 23, Kayak Trip on the North Fork of the Shenandoah River in Shenandoah County, VA.
Click here for a flyer with more details on the Explorers Camp.
Shenandoah River Players Summer Camp
Cost: $35.00 per student; When: June 26-30, 2017
Time: 9:00 am -3:00 pm (Field trip day may be longer); Location: Woodstock, VA
This summer enrichment environmental education day camp is offered by Friends of the North Fork of the Shenandoah River for rising 1st-3rd graders. It is designed to instill a love of nature and outdoor play while teaching stewardship and caring for the environment. Students will learn about animals, trees, soil, plants,
and water. They will learn and play in outdoor classrooms, visit the North Fork of the Shenandoah River,
and spend a day at Passage Creek on the Lion’s Tale Trail in the George Washington National Forest.
Nature Rangers Summer Camp
Cost: $55.00 per student; When: July 17-21, 2017
Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm; Location: Shenandoah County Government Building, Woodstock, VA
Shenandoah County 4-H and Friends of the North Fork are holding a joint summer camp this year for
ages 9-14. Activities will include kayaking the river, stream ecology, forestry, wildlife biology,
hiking and other environmental and conservation themed activities.
Thanks for the support! We can offer these camps at tremendous discounts thanks to outside funding. Our 2017 camps are supported through a generous grant from the Chesapeake Bay Restoration Fund. When you buy a Virginia Bay Plate, you support environmental programs across the Commonwealth.Additional support comes from our many members.