Burke Lake Survival Camp (9-13 yrs)-Spring

(9-13 yrs.) Spend the week with Virginia Outside learning outdoor survival skills. Through teambuilding activities, fun games and challenging tasks campers will participate in fishing, shelter building, water navigation and paddling, fire building, wilderness first-aid, orienteering and campsite preparation. Put your new skills to the test with skits and scenarios throughout the week and stay late Thursday for a campfire dinner (camp ends at 8 p.m. Thursday). Once registered, download camp forms from website.


Mapping the Past for Homeschoolers

(7-13 yrs.) Supplement your historical studies with a fun day of exploring, interpreting and making maps. Try your hand at orienteering, learn about different types of maps from around the world, and take home a personalized map of your life.


Orienteering Workshop (8-Adult)

(8-Adult) Orienteering is the sport of navigation with map and compass. It's easy to learn, but always challenging. Participants learn how to use a compass, read a topographic map and navigate orienteering courses. Compass required.


Pioneer Adventure Skills Camp(6-11yr)

(6-11 yrs.) What skills did early settlers need to survive when Virginia was still a frontier country? Join Park naturalists for an outdoor adventure to develop problem solving and orienteering skills and basic wilderness survival skills. Become a prospector and search for gold, hand-dip candles, hand-crank ice cream, play games and much more. Daily challenges and exciting activities turn us into pioneers. Once registered, download camp forms from website.


Riverside Connection (11-21 yrs)

This four-week adapted recreation series introduces teens to hiking, fishing, orienteering and kayaking in our safe and accessible sit-on-top kayaks. Our experienced instructors focus on safety and fun for students who may have never enjoyed the great outdoors quite like this. Parents must be accessible during the program. Students are responsible for personal care during the length of each class.


VA Outside Adventure Camp (10-14 yrs)

(10-14 yrs.) Outside Adventurers- Join Virginia Outside for a week of guided outdoor adventures! Activities include (dependent upon the weather) outdoor survival skills, geocaching/orienteering, teambuilding, backcountry hiking, swimming, rafting, paddling and tubing. No camp June 20 and July 4. Once registered, download camp forms from website.


VA Outside Adventure Camp (6-9yr)

Young Adventurers- Join Virginia Outside for a week of guided outdoor adventures! Activities include (dependent upon the weather) outdoor survival skills, geocaching/orienteering, teambuilding, backcountry hiking, swimming and charter fishing. Come discover all the region has to offer! No camp June 20 and July 4. Once registered, download camp forms from website.


VA Outside Survival Camp (9-14yrs)

(9-14 yrs.) Spend the week with Virginia Outside learning outdoor survival skills. Through teambuilding activities, fun games and challenging tasks, campers will participate in fishing, shelter building, water navigation and paddling, fire building, wilderness first-aid, orienteering and campsite preparation. Put your new skills to the test with skits and scenarios throughout the week and stay late Thursday for a campfire dinner (camp ends at 8 p.m. Thursday). No camp July 4. Once registered, download camp forms from website.


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