Campers ages 9 to 12 years old, of all outdoor experience levels, are eligible.
2018 Sessions: July 9th-13th and July 16th-20th. Only 12 campers per session.
Drop-Off and Pick-up at RRC Headquarters: 8-8:30 AM and 4:00 to 4:30 PM
Cost: $480 for registrations on or before February 14th; $550 after February 14th
Camp participants explore the great outdoors through kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, hiking, and rock climbing. Every day the campers head out to a new destination. They will discover the natural wonders that central Virginia has to offer, from the Rivanna River to the rocky crags atop the Blue Ridge Mountains. Watershed Adventures meets participants at any experience level and builds solid skills and know-how, giving each camper newfound confidence in outdoor adventure.
In addition to kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, and hiking, the camp includes an overnight campout on Thursday atop the Blue Ridge Mountains, followed by a day of rock climbing led by experienced instructors.
Campers take a break from the digital age to experience both meanings of watersheds. First, they explore our local geography and ecology in a hands-on way, cultivating wonder for the natural world. Second, they experience personal watershed moments, developing new perspective and independence. Through Watershed Adventures camp, they gain awareness of activities that can become lifelong sources of inspiration, camaraderie, and good health.