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 elementary school.
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). Balance due the Friday prior to the starting Monday of each camp. 10 weeks to choose from. KIC will not meet Monday, May 27th or Thursday, July 4th due to the holiday's. Every F...
There’s no way your kids will be bored this summer, when they sign up for full
day camp at Green Ridge! This program combines the ‘healthy fun’ of Green
Ridge Recreation Center and Splash Valley Water Park, with the excitement of
organized activities from our experienced staff. Your camper’s week will be filled
with arts, crafts, sports, games, swimming at Splash Valley and indoor pool, field
trips and more. All activities and two daily snacks are included in the weekly
fee. Campers must p...
Do you want to build a snowman? Make snow, do cute Frozen-themed crafts, play Frozen-themed games, make ice cream and sno-cones. Thursday will be dress-up day so come dressed as your favorite character and we will have dramatic play and games that day! Must be fully potty-trained.
Ahoy mates! Calling all boys and girls who want to have some fun dressing up like pirates, make treasure chests, and dig in the sand for buried treasure. Every child receives a pirate hat to take home. Children must be fully potty-trained.
It is adventure time! Save the toys and play silly games! Use a lasso, do a Buzz Lightyear training course, Bullseye target training, and more! Your kid will have a blast in this fun Toy Story-themed camp! Must be fully potty-trained.
You can’t gallop until you learn to trot. Get started on the right hoof with the equine experts at Explore Park’s Niagara Ranch, operated by Reba Farm. Saddle up for a week of adventures on horseback, with no previous experience needed. the mechanics of horsemanship - both physically and behaviorally. Good for anyone who wants to really work with, ride, and understand horses. Work with different horses and breeds daily while learning life’s lessons from a 1000 pound teammate. Participants must ...
Would you like your child to learn a sport they will be able to play for the rest of their life? If so, send them to a series of weekly one day clinics led by PGA Golf professionals from local golf courses where they will learn the proper fundamentals needed to begin playing golf. The clinics will focus on learning the grip, swing, putting, chipping, golf etiquette, and life skills. Campers are required to bring their own age appropriate equipment to camp. A limited number of prearranged loaner ...
Be a princess for a week! Wear your favorite princess attire and join the royal court for week of fairytale crafts and games. Each day we will create a princess craft, dance and sing to princess music, play princess games and read fairytales. Children must be fully potty-trained.
Paw Patrol, Paw Patrol, We will be there on the double! No job is too big, no pup is too small! We will have fun doing role play "rescue missions" as Skye, Chase, Marshall and the other Paw Patrol characters. Kids will help problem solve to find solutions, play games, and more! They also will have the opportunity to meet some real-life heroes! Thursday will be Sea Patrol day so please dress in swimsuit that day and don’t forget a towel and a change of clothes for afterwards! Must be fu...
In this exciting Bricks 4 Kidz camp, we use LEGO® bricks and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) principles to build amazing worlds of fun in a variety of different themes each day. Sample themes include models based on popular themes including Minecraft, Superheroes, Pokeman, Star Wars, The Lego Movie 2, How to Train your Dragon, Toy Story and more! Your child will enjoy building LEGO mosaics, 3D LEGO Builds and motorized LEGO projects. Each camper will build a custom mini-f...