Summer Day Camps | Overnight Camp for Scouts | Spring break Camp

Virginia Rep’s fun-filled camps are full of exploration, investigation and imagination. Our unique and fun day camps provide an exciting and comprehensive understanding of professional theatre performance and production for students from preschool through 12th grade. With instruction by some of Virginia’s finest theatre artists and educators, your dramatic student will have a theatrical experience like no other!

We strive to keep the tuition costs affordable for all of our campers. A limited amount of tuition assistance is available for those families with an identified need. The application will be provided to you upon request.

Prices subject to change. Please contact Rai Anne Larkins for the latest information.


Rai Anne Larkins
Education Manager
(804) 783-1688 ext. 1140

Summer Day Camps

Dramatic Adventures Half-Day Camp for Preschoolers

For 3 to 5 year olds

Session two: August 22 - 26, 2016
9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

The ideal first theatre camp for your preschool aged child. Stories come alive through creative drama as we use our bodies, voices, and imaginations to embark on multi-sensory journeys through a different book each day.

2015 Parent - "My girls absolutely love story drama. . . We WILL be back."

Details and Registration

Stage Explorers Camp

For Rising 1st - 6th Graders

Session two: August 29 - September 2, 2016
Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
at Virginia Rep's Children's Theatre at Willow Lawn

From center stage to backstage, no corner of the Children’s Theatre goes unexplored as campers learn about singing, acting, dancing, lights, sound, sets, and everything in between!

Summer 2015 - "Thank you! It's been a wonderful experience for my son!"

Details and Registration

Virginia Rep in Hanover

For rising 1st – 8th graders

Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
at First Baptist Church in Ashland

This camp is cancelled for 2016. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Musical Theatre Skills Intensive - New this year!

For Rising 3rd - 8th Graders

July 25 - 29, 2016
Monday - Friday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
at Virginia Rep’s Children’s Theatre at Willow Lawn

Spend one week focusing on the skills needed to continue growing as a “Triple Threat” performer. Grouped by experience level, students will receive intensive training in acting, vocal performance and dance technique each day.

Musical Theatre Skills Intensive registration has now closed. Thanks to all who have registered! We'll see you at the camp.

If you have questions, please contact Rai Anne Larkins at

Young Performers Institute

For Rising 7th - 10th Graders

Virginia Rep Center downtown

July 11 - 22, 2016
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Young Performers Institute will give your middle or early high school student professional opportunities to dive deep into theatrical performance and design.

Summer 2015 - “. . . LOVED this camp, kudos to you all for putting together an amazing experience for the kids, she has enjoyed the learning parts, the audition feedback, etc.”

Thanks to all who attended!

Summer Showtime! Musical Theatre Day Camp (BY AUDITION)

For Rising 4th - 12th Graders

Virginia Rep's Children's Theatre at Willow Lawn

August 8 - 19, 2016 (performances 8/19 - 8/21)
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuition: $600

Audition: Saturday, April 23

All audition spots have been filled. Thanks to all who've registered.

Summer 2015 - “. . . is beyond loving this camp. Her days are filled with all that she loves the very most in this world and she comes home with stories to share and songs to sing daily. Her love of VA Rep has grown even larger this last week. Thank you for all of your hard work in getting this together :)”


Curtain Up/Lights Out®

Virginia Rep's Children's Theatre at Willow Lawn
A sleepover at the theatre! Now offered exclusively to Girl Scout and Boy Scout groups.

Upcoming options: Junie B. Jones and Buffalo Soldier

Details and Dates

Spring Break Day Camp

For Current Kindergarten through 5th Graders

Virginia Rep's Children's Theatre at Willow Lawn
April 10 - 14, 2017

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (extended day options available)

Tuition: $275 (Each additional sibling: 20% off)

Each day will be filled with creative drama, music and dance in addition to a mix of theatre related arts and crafts inspired by our production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast. On the last day campers will perform selections from the show for family and friends on the Children's Theatre stage!

Registration will open October 1, 2016.

If you have questions, please contact Rai Anne Larkins at

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