Specialty Sessions

Specialty sessions offer opportunities in many different subjects and grade levels. Each session is designed to enhance learning in a fun environment. After all, it’s summer! 
All camps are Co-ed!

Make it a Full Day at Summer Saints!

Mix and match morning and afternoon camps to create a full day with lunch included. Explore: Specialty, Athletics or Day Camp!

June 12 - 16

List of 9 items.

  • Digging for Fun Archaeology Camp

    Rising 4th - 7th Grade
    June 12 - 16
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    $225
    Beyond the pages of history, our past can also be discovered by examining the things people have left behind.  During our week of exploration and examination in archaeology camp, we will get our hands dirty identifying objects ranging from 80 to 8,000 years old.  After carefully handling actual spear points, we will attempt to manufacture our own stone tools using ancient techniques.  From studying soils and excavating, to manufacturing and using ancient weapons, we will learn about the past with our hands and our minds.  Like Indiana Jones, along with your Fedora hat and bullwhip, bring your curiosity and good energy as you spend a week training in the techniques and methodologies of an archaeologist.

    Rob Horne, St. Christopher's Middle School History Teacher
  • Driver's Education

    9:00 am - 4:00 pm 
    June 12 - 16
    St. Christopher's School 
    $350
    Instructors will guide soon-to-be drivers through the classroom portion of driver’s education for four days in June. The class will include the Virginia Department of Education certified 11-module driver’s education curriculum. Attendance at all sessions is mandatory. The seven required behind-the-wheel sessions can be scheduled after the students complete the classroom course. (Behind-the-wheel scheduling and payment will be coordinated with RVA Driving Academy.) 

    RVA Driving Academy 
    RVA Driving Academy has been serving the Richmond area for over 15 years. Our mission is to deliver the #1 consumer rated commercial driver education program in the Metro Richmond area - utilizing state certified curriculum and instructors in a safe, considerate, and compassionate environment.

    *Lunch at St. Christopher's School is included!
  • Fiber Fun with ArtHaus

    Rising K - 5th Graders
    June 12 - 16
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    In this weeklong camp exploring fiber arts your child will create beautiful works of art while weaving, sewing, using fabric in collage, and so much more! We may macramé or embroider dynamic masterpieces! Our inspiration will be contemporary quilters & icons like Mariam Shapiro and Bisa Butler. This is sure to be a wonderful way for your child to explore a variety of ideas through color and fabric design!

    Meg Foster/ArtHaus, St. Christopher’s Lower School Art Teacher, Owner of ArtHaus Studio 
     
  • Kings Dominion Fun

    Rising 4th - 8th Graders
    June 12 - 16
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    $325 *This does not include the cost of your Season Pass
    Join us for the thrill of a 5 day Kings Dominion adventure. Including rides, shows, attractions, a kids area, and a waterpark; Kings Dominion camp has amazing fun for everyone. The trip will include transportation to and from the park and lunch. Campers will be responsible for their own admission pass for all 5 days of the camp. A season pass starts as low as $89!

    Jack O’Donnell, St. Christopher’s Lower School Teacher of Physical Education and Coach
  • Plant and Paint Art Camp

    Rising 1st - 5th Grade
    June 12 - 16
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    $225
    If you love nature and painting, this is the art camp for you! We will plant flowers together in recycled planters and use them as our inspiration for our awesome artwork. A variety of painting techniques and different materials will guide our 2D and 3D art projects. At the end of the week, each student will bring their art work and flowers home! All materials are provided. 

    Claire Berry, St. Christopher’s Extended Day Art and Build
  • Instrument Sampler

    Rising 1st - 5th Graders
    June 12 - 16
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    Find your new passion in this week-long adventure through the world of music. Designed for those who are new to music, students will experiment with various instruments, and experience various music styles. In-class use of piano, guitar, ukulele, and percussion are included in this camp.  Learn basic music theory, ear training and rhythm while finding your musical voice! Parents can visit on the final day of camp for simple demos. (No experience necessary).

    Greater Richmond School of Music - Where Music Comes to Life!
  • Brilliant Builders

    Rising 2nd - 5th Grade
    June 12 - 16
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    Campers will use awesome technology tools such as: LEGO®, Makey Makeys, Ozobots, Little Bits, Dash robots, and/or LEGO® Spike Prime Robotics to examine the design process in order to solve real-world problems. This camp explores a unique combination of great challenges and fun for all budding engineers!

    Gail Warren, St. Christopher’s Lower School Technology Coordinator and Learning Commons
     
     
  • Ultimate LEGOs®

    Rising 1st - 5th Graders
    June 12 - 16
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    Become a LEGO® brickmaster! Use your imagination to build freestyle using our massive LEGO® collection or choose from our vast array of pre-designed sets. One of our most popular sessions, campers love to be creative while strengthening their math and strategic problem-solving skills without even realizing it. Sky’s the limit for this camp!

    Bee Schnell, St. Christopher’s Lower School Science Teacher
  • Brilliant Builders

    Rising 4th - 7th Grade
    June 12 - 16
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    $225
    Campers will use awesome technology tools such as: LEGO®, Makey Makeys, Ozobots, Little Bits, Dash robots, and/or LEGO® Spike Prime Robotics to examine the design process in order to solve real-world problems. This camp explores a unique combination of great challenges and fun for all budding engineers! 

    Gail Warren, St. Christopher’s Lower School Technology Coordinator and Learning Commons

June 20 - 23

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  • ArtHaus From the Heart of Africa

    Rising K - 5th Graders
    June 20 - 23 (Camp Closed Monday, June 19)
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $195
    The African people think of their art as a language from and for their souls. Because art is so interwoven into the lives of these amazing cultures, we will take note, and weave soulful works ourselves. From the beautiful Massaii people of the Savannah, to the unusual geometric homes and jewelry of the Ndebele, we will come to understand why so many contemporary artists have carried the beauty of this culture into their modern works. From Romare Bearden to Kehinde Wiley we will explore the connections that will live on in our hearts as well. The animals will win us over as we create big cats and long giraffes! The Nile is sure to inspire and the week will be full of the beauty of this incredible continent. All materials provided. 

    Meg Foster/ArtHaus, St. Christopher’s Lower School Art Teacher, Owner of ArtHaus
  • Digging for Fun Archaeology Camp

    Rising 4th - 7th Graders
    June 20 - 23 (Camp Closed Monday, June 19)
    1:00 pm - 4:00pm 
    $195
    Beyond the pages of history, our past can also be discovered by examining the things people have left behind.  During our week of exploration and examination in archaeology camp, we will get our hands dirty identifying objects ranging from 80 to 8,000 years old.  After carefully handling actual spear points, we will attempt to manufacture our own stone tools using ancient techniques.  From studying soils and excavating, to manufacturing and using ancient weapons, we will learn about the past with our hands and our minds.  Like Indiana Jones, along with your Fedora hat and bullwhip, bring your curiosity and good energy as you spend a week training in the techniques and methodologies of an archaeologist.

    Rob Horne, St. Christopher's Middle School History Teacher
  • Great Saints Bakeoff!

    Rising 5th - 8th Graders
    June 20 - 23 (Camp Closed Monday, June 19)
    1:00 pm - 4:00pm
    $195
    Come bake with Ms. Williams. We will make new recipes and learn new techniques. You will also get to eat your creations! The last day we will put all your newfound knowledge to use and have a friendly baking competition.

    Cara Williams, St. Christopher's Middle School Librarian
  • Hike, Explore & So Much More!

    Rising 2nd - 5th Graders
    June 20 - 23 (Camp Closed Monday, June 19)
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $185
    Join us as we hike the “wild” outdoors of Richmond. Staying within a 20 mile radius of St. Christopher’s School, boys and girls will connect with nature while learning more about themselves. We will have a great time and challenge ourselves. Our trips are safe, fun, and full of adventure!

    Jack O’Donnell, St. Christopher’s Lower School Teacher of Physical Education
  • It's All Fun & Games

    Rising 4th - 7th Graders
    June 20 - 23 (Camp Closed Monday, June 19)
    1:00 pm - 4:00pm 
    $195
     
    Come explore, experience, learn and play games of strategy this week! Play and discover different games throughout the week through puzzles, hands-on activity challenges, integrating technology, and other strategy games with Ms. Warren. Teamwork, cooperation, and sportsmanship are always a focus during this week of fun and games.

    Gail Warren, St. Christopher’s Lower School Technology Coordinator and Learning Commons
  • It's All Fun & Games

    Rising 2nd - 5th  Graders
    June 20 - 23 (Camp Closed Monday, June 19)
    9:00 am - 12:00pm 
    $195
     
    Come explore, experience, learn and play games of strategy this week! Play and discover different games throughout the week through puzzles, hands-on activity challenges, integrating technology, and other strategy games with Ms. Warren. Teamwork, cooperation, and sportsmanship are always a focus during this week of fun and games.

    Gail Warren, St. Christopher’s Lower School Technology Coordinator and Learning Commons
  • Piano Adventure

    Rising 1st - 5th Graders
    June 20 - 23 (Camp Closed Monday, June 19)
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $195
     
    Boys and girls will each have their own keyboard during this camp as they learn to read, write, and play music notes and symbols. They will build rhythm and note reading skills, do ear training exercises, as well as receive individual coaching each day. It’s time to have fun exploring the wonderful sounds of the piano! There will be an informal recital on the final day of camp. (No experience necessary).

    Greater Richmond School of Music - Where Music Comes to Life!
  • Under the Sea

    Rising JK - K
    June 20 - 23 (Camp Closed Monday, June 19)
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    $195
    Let’s dive in! We will explore all there is to know about our favorite ocean animals! Throughout the week we will create different ocean animals using a variety of mediums! We will investigate the differences between saltwater and fresh water, what seashells do in vinegar, and what ocean waves look like in a bottle! We will create our own edible fish sensory bins as a fun discovery activity and a tasty snack! Lastly, we will create sand and sea sensory bags and build a coral reef using playdoh! A week of discovering much more than “thing-a-ma-bobs” and “whatchamacallits”!

    Kaylee Squires, St. Christopher's Little Saints Teacher 

    Campers must be 4 years old on or before June 1, 2023 and fully potty trained to attend camp.
  • Young Paleontologists

    Rising JK - K
    June 20 - 23 (Camp Closed Monday, June 19)
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $195
    Are you a dinosaur enthusiast who wants nothing more than to dive into a prehistoric world?! Join your fellow young paleontologists for a journey back in time to learn about the lives of your favorite extinct animals. Through hands-on activities, campers will explore everything about dinosaurs and fossils, along with various other dinosaur themed activities. If you dig dinosaurs, join us! 

    Drake Dragone, St. Christopher’s Co-Teacher 
    Grace Cuevas, St. Christopher’s Teacher 

    Campers must be 4 years old on or before June 1, 2023 and fully potty trained to attend camp.
  • Uke ‘n’ Roll®

    Rising 2nd - 5th Graders
    June 20 - 23 (Camp Closed Monday, June 19)
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    $195
     
    Learn to play classic songs on the ukulele in just 1 week-- the newest instrument craze to hit the US! During this week, campers will be singing along to their uke while learning music fundamentals. There will be some individual as well as some group strumming each day, and the kids will also be learning about rhythm, music appreciation and music theory. There will be an informal recital on the final day of camp. (No experience necessary).

    Greater Richmond School of Music - Where Music Comes to Life!
  • Ultimate LEGOs®

    Rising 1st - 5th Graders
    June 20 - 23 (Camp Closed Monday, June 19)
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $195

    Become a LEGO® brickmaster! Use your imagination to build freestyle using our massive LEGO® collection or choose from our vast array of pre-designed sets. One of our most popular sessions, campers love to be creative while strengthening their math and strategic problem-solving skills without even realizing it. Sky’s the limit for this camp!

    Bee Schnell, St. Christopher’s Lower School Science Teacher

June 26 - 30

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  • All About Bugs

    Rising JK - K
    June 26 - 30
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    $225
    Have you ever tried stretching like a grasshopper, moving like a caterpillar, or laying like a ladybug? We will learn all about bugs through fun and simple yoga poses. Throughout the week we will enjoy crafting our own very hungry caterpillar, butterfly suncatchers, and our favorite food the very hungry caterpillar ate on its journey! Lastly, we will discover all about bugs through sensory playdoh build a bugs and bug fossils! What a week of learning about a bug’s life!

    Kaylee Squires, St. Christopher's Little Saints Teacher

    Campers must be 4 years old on or before June 1, 2023 and fully potty trained to attend camp.
  • ArtHaus Americana

    Rising K - 5th Graders
    June 26 - 30
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    This week will be a celebration of our country’s birthday and is sure to be filled with the hues of red, white, and blue! We will paint the beautiful shades of America in a week full of sculpture, fiber, and rock and roll! The work of Claes Oldenberg, Keith Haring, and Jasper Johns will have us whistling more than dixie! Hang on to your hat Uncle Sam, this week is sure to ignite your young artists’ imaginations! All art materials are included.

    Meg Foster/ArtHaus, St. Christopher’s Lower School Art Teacher, Owner of ArtHaus
  • Creative Coders, Programmers & Builders

    Rising 1st - 2nd Graders
    June 26 - 30
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    $225
    Our brilliant builders will use technology tools and applications to become creative coders and engineers. From Makey Makeys, to Ozobots, to Dash to Scratch Jr. and more, our brilliant builders will explore a unique combination of great challenges and fun!

    Gail Warren, St. Christopher’s Lower School Technology Coordinator and Learning Commons
  • Creative Coders, Programmers & Builders

    Rising 1st - 2nd Graders
    June 26 - 30
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    Our brilliant builders will use technology tools and applications to become creative coders and engineers. From Makey Makeys, to Ozobots, to Dash to Scratch Jr. and more, our brilliant builders will explore a unique combination of great challenges and fun!

    Gail Warren, St. Christopher’s Lower School Technology Coordinator and Learning Commons
  • Escape Room

    Rising 4th - 7th Graders
    June 26 - 30
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    Do you enjoy puzzles and codes? Do you like working with a group to solve problems? We'll spend the week learning about and solving escape rooms as we develop problem solving and critical thinking skills. Campers will get to escape from various themed rooms each day, and we will learn and practice common codes and ciphers. Do you think you have what it takes?

    Caroline Lockerby, St. Christopher's 3rd grade Teacher
  • Geek Out on Games!

    Rising 5th - 8th Graders
    June 26 - 30
    1:00 pm - 4:00pm
    $225
    Do you like playing games? We will spend the week learning how to play new games and revisiting old favorites. We will play board games, card games, strategy games, and even some outdoor games. You’ll get to work with teammates and get to share your favorite games as well.

    Cara Williams, St. Christopher's Middle School Librarian
  • How to Lay Down Tracks with Music Makers

    Rising 3rd - 8th Graders
    June 26 - 30
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    Music Makers is going to be fun! The goal is to dive into the process of recording and help students express and organize their own songs. By the end, we will have a Google Drive folder with our final products that families can enjoy and share to the degree that they feel comfortable. We will explore every aspect of music making including chord progression/beat-making, developing a melody, writing lyrics, and recording!

    Derek Porter, St. Christopher's Middle School Teacher of History and Music
    Drake Dragone, St. Christopher's Lower School Co-Teacher
  • Kids in the Kitchen

    Rising 4th - 7th Graders
    June 26 - 30
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    Meatballs, pasta and kebobs, oh my! Calling all Chefs! Join us for a week of hands-on fun in the kitchen creating sizzling surprises. As we learn our way around the kitchen each day, we will create different culinary delights and favorite dishes. St. Christopher’s School has a peanut and tree-nut free kitchen.

    Mark Worsley, Flik Independent Dining Chef, St. Christopher’s School
  • Monster Mash

    Rising JK - K
    June 26 - 30
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    After reading lots of silly (not scary) monster books, we’ll make our own monsters out of recycled materials, create edible monsters from fruits & veggies, and paint beautiful monster-inspired art. We’ll also practice our ABCs and 123s while playing some fun monster games, and of course, we’ll have a “Monster Mash” dance party!

    Debbie Brown, St. Christopher's Junior Kindergarten Teacher

    Campers must be 4 years old on or before June 1, 2023 and fully potty trained to attend camp.
  • Painting with Watercolors

    Rising 1st - 5th Graders
    June 26 - 30
    1:00 pm - 4:00pm
    $225
    This art camp is all about exploring watercolor techniques and having fun! Watercolors can be challenging but also oh-so fun. Learn how to turn mistakes into happy accidents as we learn about glazing, wet on wet and many more watercolor techniques, salt and plastic wrap will be used to create textures on our watercolor paintings. We will paint amazing abstracts and lovely landscapes throughout the week together. All materials are provided.

    Claire Berry, St. Christopher’s Extended Day Art and Build
  • Entrepreneurship: Spark It

    Rising 4th - 5th Graders
    June 26 - 30
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    $250
    Spark It is an introductory program that invites youth to learn business basics and to “spark” an entrepreneurial mindset. Participants will go from business idea to customer #1 this summer! Offered by Founders Mark, a local organization that invests in youth by preparing them with life-ready and leadership skills for future success. Their mission is to empower bright, talented youth to make a positive impact on the world around them. For more information please visit Founders Mark.
  • Mother Goose Musical

    Rising JK - 1st Graders
    June 26 - 30
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    With NEW MUSIC each year, this camp will feature some of your favorite Mother Goose rhymes and is designed for the young, budding performer. It will incorporate singing, dancing, acting and a whole ton of fun! There will be a special performance for family and friends on the last day of camp that you won’t want to miss.

    Greater Richmond School of Music
    - Where Music Comes to Life!

    Campers must be 4 years old on or before June 1, 2023 and fully potty trained to attend camp.
  • Club SciKidz at Summer Saints

July 10 - 14

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  • Amazing Animals

    Rising JK - K
    July 10 - 14
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    Can you run as fast as a cheetah? We’ll measure our running speed and compare it to the fastest animals on Earth. Just how big is a blue whale? We’ll draw a life-sized one with chalk in the parking lot to find out! What’s the most venomous animal in the world? How about the most colorful animal? With fun art projects and lots of activities, we’ll explore some of the world’s most amazing animals.

    Debbie Brown, St. Christopher's Junior Kindergarten Teacher

    Campers must be 4 years old on or before June 1, 2023 and fully potty trained to attend camp.
  • ArtHaus Art & Virginia Wildlife

    Rising K - 5th Graders
    July 10 - 14
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    This is truly a special camp and always fills quickly! We will have many animals visit us from the A.W.A.R.E wild animal rescue organization. Our young artists are encouraged to bring cameras to document their interactions with the animals and find inspiration for their paintings, clay, & paper mache works of art. This will be the highlight of our summer and we are so excited to share it with your child! Register quickly to save your spot! All new lessons. All art materials are provided.

    Meg Foster/ArtHaus, St. Christopher’s Lower School Art Teacher, Owner of ArtHaus
     
  • Creative Coders, Programmers & Builders

    Rising 1st - 2nd Graders
    July 10 - 14
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    Our brilliant builders will use technology tools and applications to become creative coders and engineers. From Makey Makeys, to Ozobots, to Dash to Scratch Jr. and more, our brilliant builders will explore a unique combination of great challenges and fun!

    Gail Warren, St. Christopher’s Lower School Technology Coordinator and Learning Commons
  • Design, BUILD & Innovate

    Rising 3rd - 6th Graders
    July 10 - 14
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    Do you like building things? BUILD Camp is the perfect way to learn science and mathematical concepts through hands-on experiments.This camp will allow students to experiment with different materials, such as PVC and wood to make catapults, mouse trap cars and invent fun games using LEGO robots. We hope this camp will capture the love of learning especially in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. We will design, build and test our ideas to accomplish various goals throughout the week. Let’s go!

    David Shin, St. Christopher's Middle School Teacher of Science, BUILD and Robotics
  • Entrepreneurship: Build It!

    Rising 6th - 8th Graders
    July 10 - July 21 (This is a 2-week program.)
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $500
     
    Business Builders is a unique program that invites Middle School age youth to learn business basics and to spark their entrepreneurial mindset. Participants will go from business idea to customer #1 this summer! Offered by Founders Mark, a local organization that invests in youth by preparing them with life-ready and leadership skills for future success. Their mission is to empower bright, talented youth to make a positive impact on the world around them. For more information please visit Founders Mark.
  • If you like it, SPIKE IT!

    Rising 4th - 7th
    July 10 - 14
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    $225
    Ever heard of Spikeball!? This intense backyard game makes its way to Summer Saints as a NEW addition to our program! In this camp, students will take a deep dive into the up and coming sport of Spikeball, acquiring skills in serving, setting, hitting, defense, and the basic strategies of the game. Students’ skills will culminate in their first ever tournament on the last day of camp, with opportunities to win exciting prizes!

    Adin Klassen, Spikeball Ambassador and Coach
  • Instrument Sampler

    Rising 1st - 5th Graders
    July 10 - 14
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    Find your new passion in this week-long adventure through the world of music. Designed for those who are new to music, students will experiment with various instruments, and experience various music styles. In-class use of piano, guitar, ukulele, and percussion are included in this camp.  Learn basic music theory, ear training and rhythm while finding your musical voice! Parents can visit on the final day of camp for simple demos. (No experience necessary).


    Greater Richmond School of Music - Where Music Comes to Life!
  • Ooey, Gooey, let’s get Slimy!

    Rising 2nd - 6th  Graders
    July 10 - 14
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 
    $225
    This week we will make all things slimy: by making slime! Every day we will focus on a different kind of slime to create and by the end of the week we will have a fun and slimy project for all to enjoy.

    Jennifer Dortch, St. Christopher's Extended Day Teacher
    Rebecca Wickham, St. Christopher's Extended Day Teacher

  • Read, Write, Ready!

    Rising 1st - 2nd Graders
    July 10 - 14
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    Calling all bookworms! This week will be focused on developing campers’ language arts skills, including reading strategies to build familiarity and confidence, and writing activities to express creativity. Campers will get to explore literature and writing in centers, create their own stories, and participate in fun book-related art activities and games.

    Laura Smith, St. Christopher's Extended Day Teacher
  • Young Yogis

    Rising 3rd - 6th Graders
    July 10 - 14
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    Let’s breathe, bend, stretch, and find our inner strength! Beginners to yoga as well as yoga enthusiasts are welcome for this week long camp. We will explore the basic principles of yoga, challenging our strength, flexibility, and balance in a fun group environment. In addition, campers will learn and practice mindfulness techniques, tapping into how they are feeling in order to develop important strategies for self regulation. We will also get creative making yoga bracelets and yoga music.

    Jessica Healy, St. Christopher's Middle School Teacher 
  • Dessert Day Everyday!

    Rising 3rd - 6th Graders
    July 10 - 14
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    Do you love food? Want to learn your way around a kitchen and bake yummy treats? Join us for a week of fun and hands on cooking and baking with a new theme each day. Cookies, Breads, Pizza, Cupcakes, Frosting and so much more. St. Christopher’s School has a peanut and tree-nut free kitchen. 

    Caroline Horiuchi, Flik Independent Dining Sous Chef, St. Christopher’s School
  • Club SciKidz at Summer Saints

July 17 - 21

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  • Artful Jungle Animals Art Camp

    Rising 1st - 5th Graders
    June 17 - 21
    1:00 pm - 4:00pm
    $225
    During this week-long art camp, we will transport our imaginations to the jungle! Explore different animals living in the jungle to create 2D and 3D animal inspired art. Chameleons, tree frogs, snakes and toucans will guide our mixed media art projects. All materials are provided. 

    Claire Berry
    , St. Christopher’s Extended Day Art and Build
  • ArtHaus North of the Border

    Rising K – 5th Graders
    July 17 - 21
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    From the Pacific Northwest coast, up through Alaska and Canada, our campers will find inspiration from indigenous artisans, contemporary artists, and natural landscapes. Clay, paint, collage, and more will be our focus as each young artist finds their artistic voice in every unique piece they create. All art materials are provided.
    Meg Foster/ArtHaus, St. Christopher’s Lower School Art Teacher, Owner of ArtHaus
     
    Meg Foster/Arthaus Visual Arts Studio, St. Christopher’s Lower School Art Teacher, Owner of ArtHaus Visual Arts Studio
  • Bon Voyage! Journey to France

    Rising 3rd – 6th Graders
    July 17 - 21
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 
    $225
    Pack your suitcase and get your passport ready for an adventure of a lifetime! For this week-long ‘journey’ to France, campers will get a sampling of what makes France - the country, culture, and language so iconic and known the world over. Each day campers will be exposed to the French language learning basic greetings, numbers, colors, and more. We will go on virtual field trips to major Parisian landmarks and museums. Campers will get to try their hand at artistic and architectural movements, recreating impressionist masterpieces as well as cathedral stained glass. Finally, our pallets will also go on a journey as we sample some of France’s culinary delights in addition to being sous-chefs ourselves. Bon voyage!

    Jessica Healy, St. Christopher's Middle School Teacher of French
  • Dessert Day Everyday!

    Rising 3rd - 6th Graders
    July 17 - 21
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    Do you love food? Want to learn your way around a kitchen and bake yummy treats? Join us for a week of fun and hands on cooking and baking with a new theme each day. Cookies, Breads, Pizza, Cupcakes, Frosting and so much more. St. Christopher’s School has a peanut and tree-nut free kitchen. 

    Caroline Horiuchi, Flik Independent Dining Sous Chef, St. Christopher’s School
  • Entrepreneurship: Build It!

    Rising 6th - 8th Graders
    July 10 - July 21 (This is a 2-week program.)
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $500
     
    Business Builders is a unique program that invites Middle School age youth to learn business basics and to spark their entrepreneurial mindset. Participants will go from business idea to customer #1 this summer! Offered by Founders Mark, a local organization that invests in youth by preparing them with life-ready and leadership skills for future success. Their mission is to empower bright, talented youth to make a positive impact on the world around them. For more information please visit Founders Mark.
  • Guitar Fundamentals

    Rising 2nd – 5th Graders
    July 17 - 21
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    $225
    Get started with the fundamentals of guitar, music and rhythm in one week! This camp features fun activities, group practice and other introductory lessons in guitar. Participants will learn to play together, performing songs as an ensemble. Other topics covered include music appreciation, rhythm essentials, and music theory. There will be an informal recital on the final day of camp. (No experience necessary).

    Greater Richmond School of Music - Where Music Comes to Life!

    Campers can bring their own guitar or rent one for the week. 
  • How to Lay Down Tracks with Music Makers

    Rising 3rd - 8th Graders
    July 17 - 21
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    Music Makers is going to be fun! The goal is to dive into the process of recording and help students express and organize their own songs. By the end, we will have a Google Drive folder with our final products that families can enjoy and share to the degree that they feel comfortable. We will explore every aspect of music making including chord progression/beat-making, developing a melody, writing lyrics, and recording!

    Derek Porter, St. Christopher's Middle School Teacher of History and Music
    Drake Dragone, St. Christopher's Lower School Co-Teacher
  • It's All Fun & Games

    Rising 2nd - 5th Graders
    July 17 - 21
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    Come explore, experience, learn and play games of strategy this week! Play and discover different games throughout the week through puzzles, hands-on activity challenges, puzzles, integrating technology, and other strategy games with Ms. Warren. Teamwork, cooperation, and sportsmanship are always a focus during this week of fun and games.

    Gail Warren, St. Christopher’s Lower School Technology Coordinator and Learning Commons
  • Kids in the Kitchen

    Rising 4th - 7th Graders
    July 17 - 21
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225

    Meatballs, pasta and kebobs, oh my! Calling all Chefs! Join us for a week of hands-on fun in the kitchen creating sizzling surprises. As we learn our way around the kitchen each day, we will create different culinary delights and favorite dishes. St. Christopher’s School has a peanut and tree-nut free kitchen.

    Mark Worsley, Flik Independent Dining Chef, St. Christopher’s School
  • Lights! Camera! Action!

    Rising 4th – 7th Graders
    July 17 - 21
    1:00 pm - 4:00pm
    $225
    Come join Ms. Warren for an exciting week where campers will get a chance to express their creativity as they create and develop script scenes, direct their figures, and watch their movie come to life. Campers learn video editing techniques like voice-overs, transitioning and green-screening. Campers will learn using WeVideo and the excitement of stop-motion animation as they bring their imagination to life.

    Gail Warren, St. Christopher’s Lower School Technology Coordinator and Learning Commons
  • Oobleck, Slime and Moonsand!

    Rising 2nd – 6th Graders
    July 17 - 21
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    $225
    This week we’re getting messy and having so much fun with science! What’s an activator? How can a liquid turn into a solid then reverse back into a liquid? The answers to these questions and much more through fun- yet messy- experiments!

    Jennifer Dortch, St. Christopher's Extended Day Teacher
    Rebecca Wickham, St. Christopher's Extended Day Teacher
  • Phonics, Food & Fun!

    Rising 2nd - 3rd Graders
    July 17 - 21
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    $225
    Are you ready for some Phonics Fun? Students will engage in a week of fun playing with words and sounds, targeting and building the foundational skills that are necessary to become a successful reader.
     
    This literature based camp will provide students with an opportunity to develop their early reading skills through play based learning while also while also exploring fun with food and friends. See how much fun phonics can be with various read alouds, BUILD projects, and hands on activities!

    Ashley Gallienne, St. Christopher’s Kindergarten Teacher

    Jen O'Ferrall, 
    St. Christopher's Lower School Co-Director of Student Life and Reading Specialist
  • Phonics, Food & Fun!

    Rising K - 1st Graders
    July 17 - 21
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    Are you ready for some Phonics Fun? Students will engage in a week of fun playing with words and sounds, targeting and building the foundational skills that are necessary to become a successful reader.
     
    This literature based camp will provide students with an opportunity to develop their early reading skills through play based learning while also while also exploring fun with food and friends. See how much fun phonics can be with various read alouds, BUILD projects, and hands on activities!

    Ashley Gallienne, St. Christopher’s Kindergarten Teacher

    Jen O'Ferrall, 
    St. Christopher's Lower School Co-Director of Student Life and Reading Specialist
  • Ultimate LEGOs®

    Rising 1st – 5th Graders
    July 17 - 21
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    Become a LEGO® brickmaster! Use your imagination to build freestyle using our massive LEGO® collection or choose from our vast array of pre-designed sets. One of our most popular sessions, campers love to be creative while strengthening their math and strategic problem-solving skills without even realizing it. Sky’s the limit for this camp!

    Bee Schnell, St. Christopher’s Lower School Science Teacher
  • Piano Adventure

    Rising 1st - 5th Graders
    July 17 - 21
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    Boys and girls will each have their own keyboard during this camp as they learn to read, write, and play music notes and symbols. They will build rhythm and note reading skills, do ear training exercises, as well as receive individual coaching each day. It’s time to have fun exploring the wonderful sounds of the piano! There will be an informal recital on the final day of camp. (No experience necessary).

    Greater Richmond School of Music - Where Music Comes to Life!
  • Club SciKidz at Summer Saints

July 24 - 28

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  • Bugging Out - Art & Craft Camp

    Rising 1st - 5th Graders
    July 24 - 28
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    $225
    During Buggin’ Out Art and Craft Camp we’ll use photos of bugs and insects to inspire our colorful pieces of artwork. We’ll study symmetry, line types and shapes throughout the week together. Each student will complete daily projects in 2D or 3D pieces of mixed media artwork. Campers will also make a light up lantern with pretend bugs and insects.
    All materials are provided. 

    Claire Berry, St. Christopher’s Extended Day Art and Build
  • Dessert Day Everyday!

    Rising 3rd - 5th Graders
    July 24 - 28
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    Do you love food? Want to learn your way around a kitchen and bake yummy treats? Join us for a week of fun and hands on cooking and baking with a new theme each day. Cookies, Breads, Pizza, Cupcakes, Frosting and so much more. St. Christopher’s School has a peanut and tree-nut free kitchen. 

    Caroline Horiuchi, Flik Independent Dining Sous Chef, St. Christopher’s School
  • It's All Fun & Games

    Rising 4th - 7th Graders
    July 24 - 28
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    $225
    Come explore, experience, learn and play games of strategy this week! Play and discover different games throughout the week through puzzles, hands-on activity challenges, puzzles, integrating technology, and other strategy games with Ms. Warren. Teamwork, cooperation, and sportsmanship are always a focus during this week of fun and games.

    Gail Warren, St. Christopher’s Lower School Technology Coordinator and Learning Commons
  • Jump into Kindergarten

    Rising K
    July 24 - 28
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $225
     
    Kindergarten here we come!  Whether you are new to StC or veteran StC JK student, join us as we play games, build together, and explore the exciting world of reading, writing, and math in Kindergarten. We’ll tour the Lower School and even play on the giant “big boy” playground! Enjoy this opportunity to make new friends and learn the ropes before school starts!

    Ashley Gallienne, St. Christopher’s Kindergarten Teacher
  • Kids in the Kitchen

    Rising 4th - 7th Graders
    July 24 - 28
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    Meatballs, pasta and kebobs, oh my! Calling all Chefs! Join us for a week of hands-on fun in the kitchen creating sizzling surprises. As we learn our way around the kitchen each day, we will create different culinary delights and favorite dishes. St. Christopher’s School has a peanut and tree-nut free kitchen.

    Mark Worsley, Flik Independent Dining Chef, St. Christopher’s School
  • Let's Go Camping!

    Rising JK - K
    July 24 - 28 
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    Who’s hungry? S'mores are a scrumptious snack that we will make during our week of camping! We will explore all about the fun and safety of camping. Friends will enjoy working together to build shelter (tents), going fishing (in a sensory bin), crafting a campfire (with art materials), and identifying animal tracks, all while keeping a focus on staying safe in our outdoor environments! Looking forward to a week full of happy campers!

    Kaylee Squires, St. Christopher's Little Saints Teacher

    Campers must be 4 years old on or before June 1, 2023 and fully potty trained to attend camp.
  • Mini Musical Theatre

    Rising 2nd - 8th Graders
    July 24 - 28
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    Using NEW MUSIC each year, students will create their own musical by taking scenes from multiple musicals and putting them together for a performance on the final day of camp. Campers will work on vocals, acting and stage presence, focusing on one area each day, incorporating fun exercises and games. To top it off, they will also work on creating costumes.

    Greater Richmond School of Music - Where Music Comes to Life!


  • Surfs Up Summer

    Rising JK - K
    July 24 - 28 
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    $225
    Splash into summer fun with Surfs Up Summer! This week campers will explore the ocean and its animals through arts and crafts, fun water games and so much more. Come hang ten!

    Drake Dragone, St. Christopher’s Co-Teacher 
    Grace Cuevas, St. Christopher’s Teacher 

    Campers must be 4 years old on or before June 1, 2023 and fully potty trained to attend camp.
  • Ultimate LEGOs®

    Rising 1st - 5th Graders
    July 24 - 28
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    Become a LEGO® brickmaster! Use your imagination to build freestyle using our massive LEGO® collection or choose from our vast array of pre-designed sets. One of our most popular sessions, campers love to be creative while strengthening their math and strategic problem-solving skills without even realizing it. Sky’s the limit for this camp!

    Bee Schnell, St. Christopher’s Lower School Science Teacher
  • What? Edible slime! Who Knew?!

    Rising 2nd - 5th Graders
    July 24 - 28
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    $225
    What’s more fun than playing with your food? The answer is when it’s also fun to MAKE! Your child will have fun making a different edible slime each day and having a Friday Feast of their favorites with a Slime Sundae bar! 

    Jennifer Dortch, St. Christopher's Extended Day Teacher
    Rebecca Wickham, St. Christopher's Extended Day Teacher
  • Young Yogis

    Rising 3rd - 6th Graders
    July 24 - 28
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 
    $225
    Let’s breathe, bend, stretch, and find our inner strength! Beginners to yoga as well as yoga enthusiasts are welcome for this week long camp. We will explore the basic principles of yoga, challenging our strength, flexibility, and balance in a fun group environment. In addition, campers will learn and practice mindfulness techniques, tapping into how they are feeling in order to develop important strategies for self regulation. We will also get creative making yoga bracelets and yoga music.

    Jessica Healy, St. Christopher's Middle School Teacher 
  • Zootopia with ArtHaus

    Rising K - 5th Graders
    July 24 - 28
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    The Washington Zoo will inspire our daily art projects while we take virtual visits to the Monkey House, tune in to the Cheetah and Bear Cub Cams, The Panda Bamboo Forest, and more! These beautiful animals will inspire our creative masterpieces and colorful habitats. Clay, paint, mixed media, and more are sure to make your child's imagination soar!

    Meg Foster/ArtHaus, St. Christopher’s Lower School Art Teacher, Owner of ArtHaus
  • Lights! Camera! Action!

    Rising 2nd - 5th Graders
    July 24 - 28
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    Come join Ms. Warren for an exciting week where campers will get a chance to express their creativity as they create and develop script scenes, direct their figures, and watch their movie come to life. Campers learn video editing techniques like voice-overs, transitioning and green-screening. Campers will learn using WeVideo and the excitement of stop-motion animation as they bring their imagination to life.

    Gail Warren, St. Christopher’s Lower School Technology Coordinator and Learning Commons
  • Club SciKidz at Summer Saints

July 31 - August 4

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  • Be an Architect Art Camp

    Rising 1st - 5th Graders
    July 31 - August 4
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    $225
    Ever wonder how a building is designed or how a tree house fits in a tree? Learn how to design your own building by drawing 2D floor plans and bring your creation to life through a one point perspective drawing and 3D models. We will look at famous buildings, structures and architects from our city of Richmond to all around the world! At the end of the week your architect will have their own amazing portfolio. All materials are provided.

    Clarie Berry, St. Christopher's Extended Day Art & BUILD
  • Bird's Eye View of 1st Grade

    Rising 1st
    July 31 - August 4
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
     
    This camp is for the birds! Rising first graders will practice reading, writing, math, and STEM skills all while learning some amazing facts about birds. Did you know that chickens are the closest relative to dinosaurs? Have you ever heard a bird talk exactly like a human? And how do different birds build their nests? We’ll learn all about these interesting creatures with fun art projects and activities!

    Laura Smith, St. Christopher's Extended Day Teacher
  • Brilliant Builders

    Rising 2nd - 5th Graders
    July 31 - August 4
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    Campers will use awesome technology tools such as: LEGO®, Makey Makeys, Ozobots, Little Bits, Dash robots, and/or LEGO® Spike Prime Robotics to examine the design process in order to solve real-world problems. This camp explores a unique combination of great challenges and fun for all budding engineers!

    Gail Warren, St. Christopher’s Lower School Technology Coordinator and Learning Commons
  • Creative Coders, Programmers & Builders

    Rising 1st - 2nd Graders
    July 31 - August 4
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    $225
    Our brilliant builders will use technology tools and applications to become creative coders and engineers. From Makey Makeys, to Ozobots, to Dash to Scratch Jr. and more, our brilliant builders will explore a unique combination of great challenges and fun!

    Gail Warren, St. Christopher’s Lower School Technology Coordinator and Learning Commons
  • Get a Jump Start! 2nd Grade Preview

    Rising 2nd Graders
    July 31 - August 4
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
     
    With summer nearing the finish line, let’s jump into a variety of reading, writing, and math activities. We’ll brush up on the skills you mastered last year, and take a sneak peek at all the exciting learning that’s headed your way this fall. We’ll use fun, interactive games to strengthen your reading, writing, and math skills. 

    Amy Buerlein, St. Christopher’s School 2nd Grade Teacher
  • Get a Jump Start! 2nd Grade Preview

    Rising 2nd Graders
    July 31 - August 4
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    $225
    With summer nearing the finish line, let’s jump into a variety of reading, writing, and math activities. We’ll brush up on the skills you mastered last year, and take a sneak peek at all the exciting learning that’s headed your way this fall. We’ll use fun, interactive games to strengthen your reading, writing, and math skills. 

    Amy Buerlein, St. Christopher’s School 2nd Grade Teacher
  • Get on Track for 3rd Grade

    Rising 3rd Graders
    July 31 - August 4
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
     
    Rev up those engines with a comprehensive reading, language arts, and math review. With summer nearing the finish line, let’s work together to practice a variety of key skills that will help you start off the coming year on the right track. Get ready to head to the front of the pack!

    Alisa Pava, St. Christopher’s Lower School 3rd Grade Teacher
  • Kids in the Kitchen

    Rising 4th - 7th Graders
    July 31 - August 4
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    Meatballs, pasta and kebobs, oh my! Calling all Chefs! Join us for a week of hands-on fun in the kitchen creating sizzling surprises. As we learn our way around the kitchen each day, we will create different culinary delights and favorite dishes. St. Christopher’s School has a peanut and tree-nut free kitchen.

    Mark Worsley, Flik Independent Dining Chef, St. Christopher’s School
  • Kindergarten Kickoff!

    Rising K
    July 31 - August 4
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    Kindergarten here we come!  Whether you are new to StC or veteran StC JK student, join us as we play games, build together, and explore the exciting world of reading, writing, and math in Kindergarten. We’ll tour the Lower School and even play on the giant “big boy” playground! Enjoy this opportunity to make new friends and learn the ropes before school starts!

    Hayden Vick, St. Christopher’s Teacher
  • Magical Medieval Mayhem with ArtHaus

    Rising K - 5th Graders
    July 31 - August 4 
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    Your child’s imagination will find a destination through clay, paper mâché, paint, pastels, and more for a magical week of merriment!  We may create dueling dragons, medieval wizards, unusual unicorns or paupers, and princesses. From Fairies to Mythical Beasts each lesson will be as unique as your child’s own creative energy. All materials are provided.

    Meg Foster/ArtHaus, St. Christopher’s Lower School Art Teacher, Owner of ArtHaus
  • Summer Jam

    Rising 5th - 8th Graders
    July 31 - August 4
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    Jam with your peers while expanding your musical knowledge and having fun as a band! Students will learn how to put on a successful performance of songs they choose, as well as the importance of collaboration in music, in preparation for an informal recital on the last day of camp.

    Greater Richmond School of Music - Where Music Comes to Life!
  • Dessert Day Everyday!

    Rising 3rd - 5th Graders
    July 31 - August 4
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    Do you love food? Want to learn your way around a kitchen and bake yummy treats? Join us for a week of fun and hands on cooking and baking with a new theme each day. Cookies, Breads, Pizza, Cupcakes, Frosting and much more. St. Christopher’s School has a peanut and tree-nut free kitchen. 

    Caroline Horiuchi, Flik Independent Dining Sous Chef, St. Christopher’s School
  • Club SciKidz at Summer Saints

August 7 - 11

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  • All About Fun & Games

    Rising 2nd - 5th Graders 
    August 7 - 11
    9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    $225
    Summer is coming to a close, so let’s have some FUN! Join us for all types of awesome recreational games. We will play Big Ball, Capture the Flag, Kickball, and much, much more. While fun is our #1 priority, we will also learn important skills like teamwork, sportsmanship, and safety. Come out and play!

    Charlie Hudson, St. Christopher’s Lower School Physical Education Teacher and Junior Varsity Soccer Coach
  • ArtHaus Rad with Reptiles

    Rising K - 5th Graders
    August 7 - 11
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    Whether imaginary or real, the reptiles we create through clay, paint, collage, and a variety of mixed media are sure to captivate your child’s creative energy and imaginations! Chameleons, dragons, or dinosaurs will take on a colorful and whacky look that only your artist can dream up! All materials provided.

    Meg Foster/ArtHaus, St. Christopher’s Lower School Art Teacher, Owner of ArtHaus
  • Bon Voyage! Journey to France

    Rising 3rd - 6th Graders
    August 7 - 11
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    Pack your suitcase and get your passport ready for an adventure of a lifetime! For this week-long ‘journey’ to France, campers will get a sampling of what makes France - the country, culture, and language so iconic and known the world over. Each day campers will be exposed to the French language learning basic greetings, numbers, colors, and more. We will go on virtual field trips to major Parisian landmarks and museums. Campers will get to try their hand at artistic and architectural movements, recreating impressionist masterpieces as well as cathedral stained glass. Finally, our pallets will also go on a journey as we sample some of France’s culinary delights in addition to being sous-chefs ourselves. Bon voyage!

    Jessica Healy, St. Christopher’s Middle School Teacher of French
  • Instrument Sampler

    Rising 1st - 5th Graders
    Aug 7 - 11
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    Find your new passion in this week-long adventure through the world of music. Designed for those who are new to music, students will experiment with various instruments, and experience various music styles. In-class use of piano, guitar, ukulele, and percussion are included in this camp.  Learn basic music theory, ear training and rhythm while finding your musical voice! Parents can visit on the final day of camp for simple demos. (No experience necessary).


    Greater Richmond School of Music - Where Music Comes to Life!
  • Virtual Reality

    Rising 5th - 8th Graders
    August 7 - 11
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    $225
    Are you interested in virtual reality? Do you want to learn how to work with video editing software? VR Camp is the perfect way to learn more about virtual reality technology and 360 video recording through hands-on experiments.This camp will allow students to record 360 videos, create immersive environments and experience those environments using Oculus VR headsets. This camp is designed for upper elementary and middle school students from grades 5 through 8. We will begin by experimenting with a few science applications in VR. We will then begin to record POV type videos using 360 video cameras. We will view the edited videos through VR. We hope this camp will capture the love of learning and cultivate the innovative spirit, especially in the areas of VR technology and video editing. Join us!

    David Shin, St. Christopher’s Middle School Teacher of Science, BUILD and Robotics
  • Club SciKidz at Summer Saints

August 13 - 20

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  • Driver’s Education

    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm 
    Sunday, August 13 - Sunday, August 20 
    St. Christopher's School 
    $335
    Instructors will guide soon-to-be drivers through the classroom portion of driver’s education for eight days in August. The class will include the Virginia Department of Education certified 11-module driver’s education curriculum. Attendance at all sessions is mandatory. The seven required behind-the-wheel sessions can be scheduled after the students complete the classroom course. (Behind-the-wheel scheduling and payment will be coordinated with RVA Driving Academy.) 

    RVA Driving Academy 
    RVA Driving Academy has been serving the Richmond area for over 15 years. Our mission is to deliver the #1 consumer rated commercial driver education program in the Metro Richmond area - utilizing state certified curriculum and instructors in a safe, considerate, and compassionate environment.