Summer Programs

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Nestled within 700 acres of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, Camp Roanoke is conveniently located just off Interstate 81 exit 132. Since 1925, our campers have enjoyed outdoor adventures such as canoeing, field games, hiking, campfires and a challenge course complete with a 44-foot climbing tower. Older campers will enjoy off-site excursions like rock climbing and caving. Younger campers can stay for just the day with free satellite transportation. All or our programs are accredited by the American Camp Association.

Day Camps

Discovery - Day program for campers entering K - 5th grades.

An enriching outdoor adventure day camp, the Discovery program is where exploration and fun happens every day! During the week, campers will engage in a wide range of activities, such as: rock climbing, archery (ages 7+), team building activities, environmental education, canoeing (ages 9+), arts and crafts, hiking, field games, special events, a Friday trip to Splash Valley Water Park and much more! A hot lunch and two snacks will be provided daily. Satellite transportation is also available from Tanglewood Mall with camper drop-off from 8AM-8:20AM and pick-up from 4:40PM-4:50PM. This program runs Monday through Friday 9AM-4PM.

  • Runs weekly (M-F) from June 1 through August 7
  • Tuition is $245 / Save an additional $25 when you register 60 days or more before camp starts
  • Register Online Here

Discovery Plus (NEW) - Day program for campers entering 6th & 7th grades.

Our popular day camp program is now available for older campers! Discovery Plus is designed to provide a higher level of challenge and excitement specifically for rising 6th and 7th graders. Campers will get to experience the high ropes course and zip line, giant swing, canoeing, archery, outdoor living skills, climbing tower and many other traditional camp activities such as: teambuilding, environmental education, field games, arts and crafts and a trip to Splash Valley Water Park. A hot lunch and two snacks will be provided daily. Satellite transportation is also available from Tanglewood Mall with camper drop-off from 8AM-8:20AM and pick-up from 4:40PM-4:50PM. This program runs Monday through Friday 9AM-4PM.

  • Runs weekly (M-F) on weeks of June 29 and August 3
  • Tuition is $250 / Save an additional $25 when you register 60 days or more before camp starts
  • Register Online Here


Overnight Camps

Explorer - Residential program for campers entering 3rd & 4th grades.

Want to create memories of a lifetime while interacting with nature? The Explorer program provides a fun, co-ed, residential experience for campers entering 3rd and 4th grades. Enjoy exciting daily activities, such as: canoeing, hiking, the rock climbing tower, field games, arts and crafts projects, learning about the environment, archery, and much more! Tuition includes all meals and lodging. Registration is limited to 12 campers per week.

  • Runs weekly (Su-Fri) from June 7 through July 31
  • Tuition is $460/ Save an additional $25 when you register 60 days or more before camp starts
  • Register Online Here

Pioneer - Residential program for campers entering 5th & 6th grades.

Experience what it is like to venture through the woods, and enjoy all that nature has to offer. During the Pioneer program, campers will take a hands-on approach to learning outdoor living skills, Leave No Trace principles, and environmental education. Days will also be filled with exciting camp activities such as: canoeing, orienteering, archery, field games, campfires, the rock climbing tower, arts and crafts, and much more! Tuition includes all meals and lodging. Registration is limited to 12 campers per week.

  • Runs weekly (Su-Fri) from June 7 through July 31
  • Tuition is $460/ Save an additional $25 when you register 60 days or more before camp starts
  • Register Online Here

Voyager - Residential program for campers entering 6th & 7th grades.

In this adventure packed week, join new friends for exciting new challenges! The Voyager program is a co-ed residential experience that engages youth in experiential learning, whether it’s on the archery range, in a canoe, or in an outdoor living skills workshop. Campers are also empowered to push their limits in a “challenge by choice” setting on our zip line, climbing tower and high ropes course. Other activities will include: teambuilding, arts and crafts, environmental education, hiking and fun-filled nightly events! Tuition includes all meals, lodging, and transportation. Registration is limited to 14 campers per week.

  • Runs weekly (Su-Fri) from June 7 through July 31
  • Tuition is $475/ Save an additional $25 when you register 60 days or more before camp starts
  • Register Online Here

Adventure - Residential program for campers entering 8th & 9th grades.

Take your summer excitement to the next level with this program designed for new and veteran campers alike. The Adventure program will begin at Camp Roanoke and then travel to West Virginia for a three day, two night camping trip. Throughout the week, campers will experience activities such as: high and low ropes course, zip line, kayaking, environmental education, rock climbing, hiking and more! Tuition includes all meals, camping fees, equipment, and transportation. Registration is limited to 12 campers per week.

  • Runs select weeks (Su-Fri) from June 7 through July 31
  • Tuition is $505/ Save an additional $25 when you register 60 days or more before camp starts
  • Register Online Here

Outpost - Residential programs with offsite trips for campers entering 9th - 11th grades.

Geared toward teens looking for a backcountry wilderness experience, Outpost is guaranteed to be both rewarding and fun! The week will start at Camp Roanoke to allow for hard skill development and group orientation then, travel offsite for a multi-adventure week. Activities include: camping, backpacking, canoeing (flat and moving water), outdoor living skills, ropes course, caving, and more!  Leave No Trace principles and environmental awareness are incorporated into all aspects of this program. Tuition includes all meals, camping fees, equipment, and transportation. Registration is limited to 8 campers.

  • Runs weekly (Su-Fri) on the week of July 12
  • Tuition is $525/ Save an additional $25 when you register 60 days or more before camp starts
  • Register Online Here

Beach Trek - Off-site trip for campers entering 9th - 11th grades.

Grab your swimsuit and join us for an adventuresome week at the beach! This Trek will travel to Virginia Beach and set up base camp right next to the ocean. Days will be spent learning to surf, sea kayak, and stand up paddleboard, as well as exploring unique local habitats. There will also be plenty of beach time, swimming, evening sunsets, and campfires. Come make new friends and have the best week of your summer! No coastal experience necessary. Tuition includes all meals, trip fees, transportation and equipment. Registration is limited to 10 campers.

  • Runs weekly (Su-Fri) on the week of July 21
  • Tuition is $610/ Save an additional $25 when you register 60 days or more before camp starts
  • Register Online Here

New River Trek - Off-site trip for campers entering 9th - 11th grades.

Join us on our trip to wild and wonderful West Virginia! This Trek is an exciting experience not to be missed. Campers will begin their trip at Camp Roanoke going through the ropes course as well as climbing on our rock wall. They will then journey to West Virginia and experience tent style living, whitewater rafting, rock climbing, hiking and environmental education in the beautiful and historic New River Gorge. This program is too awesome to miss! Tuition includes all meals, trip fees, transportation and equipment. Registration is limited to 10 campers.

  • Runs weekly (Su-Fri) on the week of August 2
  • Tuition is $585/ Save an additional $25 when you register 60 days or more before camp starts
  • Register Online Here


Information and Registration
If you have any questions or would like more details about Camp Roanoke's programs, please call us at (540) 387-6114. Please note that in order to complete your registration, you must fill out a health form at least one week prior to camp.