Family Art JAMS: Hands-on activities for young artists, ages 5-12. These experiences are designed for the whole family to participate.
Kid's College: Every June the Fralin Museum of Art welcomes the children of U.Va. Alumni to enjoy a variety of fun art activities while their parents participate in Reunion Weekend events.
Marching Band Summer Camp: High school drum majors, color guard members, feature twirlers, and student musicians will learn alongside U.Va. faculty and students at this one-of-a-kind camp. Sponsored by the Cavalier Marching Band.
Virginia Festival of the Book: Share your love of books with some of the world's greatest living authors. Programs for young people and school groups are available.
Writer's Eye Program: Show off your poetry or prose in an annual writing competition organized by the U.Va. Art Museum and open to area students from grades 3 to 12.
Young Writers Workshop: For rising 9th graders to rising college freshman, YWW provides a comprehensive program for young writers to discover their talents.
Leadership & Learning
4 Star Camps: Discover exciting careers, get a head start on reaching your college goals or just learn something new this summer!
Community Scholar Program: Want to take a course at U.Va.? Here's your chance! High school and home school students at the junior or senior level (minimum age 16) with a 3.00 GPA can take one course per semester at U.Va.
High School Leaders Program: The Sorensen Institute for Political Leaders offers concentrated study in Virginia politics and government for high school students from across the Commonwealth.
Upward Bound Program: U.Va. assists college-bound high school students in developing the skills required to graduate from college.
U.Va. Advance is a four-week summer residential program for highly-motivated, rising high school juniors and seniors. The program offers students an exceptional set of opportunities for growth and a head start on their undergraduate studies.
U.Va. Historical Tour: Walk in the footsteps of Thomas Jefferson and learn about the rich history of the University he created. Large group and private tours for kids are available.
Blandy Experimental Farm: A visit to the State Arboretum of Virginia is more than just a tour or field trip; it's a chance to get excited about science and the natural world!
iD Tech Camps: Dreaming of a career in computers and game design? Kids 7-18 can attend the best tech camp on the planet at U.Va. It's a great place to make new friends and get a head start on an exciting future. (Ask about the U.Va. Faculty and Staff discount.)
Public Nights at U.Va. Observatories: See the stars and planets through our McCormick and Fan Mountain telescopes. Launch a lifetime love of the heavens with the help of U.Va.'s resident astronomers.
Science Camp: The ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp is a free academic program of the Harris Foundation that helps to educate middle school, high school and college students in the disciplines of science, mathematics, and engineering.
Zumba at the Go Girls Support Group: A free support group at UVA for girls ages 7-18 who may not love team sports or school gym class but still need physical activity. The Go Girls Support Group meets for an hour every week but not to just talk about exercise and health. They spend most of their meetings doing Zumba, an aerobic workout that combines many styles of dance and other forms of movement, often with friends and family members who come to support them.