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  1. 4-H Club Programs and Camps
    Through 4-H, young people are encouraged to participate in a variety of activities that emphasize 4-H's "learning by doing" philosophy of youth development. 4-H Programs offers programs for young people ages 5-18. Summer camp available for ages 9-12.

    4-H has lots of projects: photography, technology, leadership, animals, horticulture, health, citizenship, nutrition, clothing, rocketry, woodworking, entomology, and arts and theatre.
    Newport News, VA
    (757) 591-4838
  2. 757 Mayors
    Free youth athletics and performing arts for kids. Open to kids in other areas but located in Chesapeake. Currently offering basketball and drama club.
    Chesapeake, VA 23323
    757-635-6147
  3. Academy of Dance and Gymnastics – Hampton
    Dance ages 2 1/2 and up: Creative Movement, Pre-Ballet, Ballet, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Tap. Beginner Gymnastics, Tumble Cheer, Gymnastics and Musical Theater.
    802 West Mercury Boulevard Hampton, VA 23666
    757-838-3770
  4. Academy of Dance and Gymnastics – Newport News
    Dance ages 2 1/2 and up: Creative Movement, Pre-Ballet, Ballet, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Tap. Beginner Gymnastics, Tumble Cheer, Gymnastics and Musical Theater.
    12877 Jefferson Avenue Newport News, VA 23608
    (757) 874-6260
  5. Academy of Dance and Gymnastics – Yorktown
    Dance ages 2 1/2 and up: Creative Movement, Pre-Ballet, Ballet, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Tap. Beginner Gymnastics, Tumble Cheer, Gymnastics, and Musical Theater.
    5336-A George Washington Memorial Highway Yorktown, VA 23692
    (757) 369-2458
  6. Arts For Learning Virginia
    Arts for Learning Virginia is the leading provider of quality arts-in-education programming in Virginia. They offer an array of arts performances and workshops grounded in the core curriculum, residencies for children of all ages, and professional development in arts-integration techniques that improve students’ literacy skills, motivation to read, and ability to learn. Programs for children with special needs are available. Summer camp available.

    NOTE: Programs are provided online and within school and community programming throughout Hampton Roads.
    Arts for Learning 420 North Center Drive Suite 239 Norfolk, Virginia 23502
    757-466-7555
  7. Arts Inclusion Company
    Arts Inclusion Company is a company where people of All Abilities are welcomed to participate in all aspects of theatrical arts.
    5537 Westward Dr Virginia Beach, VA
  8. Baila Fuzion Dance and Creative Arts Center
    Classes for youth and adults including performing arts (dance and acting), Fashion, Tech, GEN Now (life skills) and more. Dance classes for students with special needs are available.
    2548 Virginia Beach Blvd #106 Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452
    (757) 328-3151
  9. Ballet Virginia
    Dance for ages 18 months and up. Dance with Me, Pre-Ballet, Ballet, Pointe, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Musical Theater and Dance for Special Needs. Summer Programs for all ages.
    700 21st Street Norfolk, VA 23517
    (757) 446-1401
  10. Ballet Virginia – Virginia Beach
    Dance for ages 18 months and up. Dance with Me, Pre-Ballet, Ballet, Pointe, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Musical Theater and Dance for Special Needs. Summer Programs for all ages.
    4314 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach VA 23452
    (757) 446-1401
  11. Centerstage Academy
    Private and group instruction for a wide variety of instruments and voice, as well as ensemble performance and recital programs. Mommy & Me, Preschool programs, Special Needs Programs.
    4030 George Washington Memorial Hwy, Yorktown, VA 23692
    (757) 890-0175
  12. Chesapeake Dance
    Acting, Creative Dance, Pre-Ballet, Hip Hop, Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Tap, Modern, & Contemporary Dance. Programs for boys and girls ages 3 and up. Summer Camps and Classes are available.
    517 D Kempsville Rd #13 Chesapeake, VA 23320
    (757) 361-9400
  13. Chesapeake Parks & Recreation
    Art, Camps, Cooking, Creative Writing, Dance, Gymnastics, Kayaking, Martial Arts, Music, Special Needs, Sports Programs, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Toddler Programs, Summer Camps, Yoga, Special Events & more. Homeschool Activities. After School Care available.
    Various locations in Chesapeake, VA
    (757) 382-6411
  14. Children’s Theatre of Chesapeake
    Quality Music and Dance Chesapeake, is excited to add Children's Theatre of Chesapeake, with musical theater classes and live stage productions to their program line up. Our classes are taught with positive, encouraging teaching styles, by our staff of professional educators who will guide them with patience, creativity, and laughter!
    717 Battlefield Blvd, S. Suite7B Chesapeake, VA 23322
    757-547-1231
  15. Coastal Broadway Collaborative
    Coastal Broadway Collaborative (CBC) is a three-week musical theatre summer intensive. CBC’s innovative musical theatre intensive is a one of a kind pre-professional training program for aspiring theater and musical theater performers ages 10-19. Accepted by audition only.
    254 Granby Street Norfolk, Virginia
    (757) 635-4366
  16. Community Outreach Coalition
    The Community Outreach Coalition is a nonprofit organization that ministers to low-income youth and children with disabilities through academics, athletics, and the arts. Childcare, preschool, before/after care, tutoring, summer camps, science programs, athletics, cooking classes, dance and step, performing arts, vocal lessons & more.
    The Legacy House 4901 Portsmouth Blvd Portsmouth VA 23701
    (757) 998-2309
  17. Copeland Queen School of the Arts
    Dance ages 3 and up: Ballet, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Jazz, Lyrical, Musical Theater, Polynesian, Production, Tap, Tumbling. Private music and/or voice lessons also available.

    Summer programs for Dance and Cheer offered through the Starz Program at this location.
    644 Grassfield Parkway Chesapeake, VA 23322
    (757) 482-2528
  18. Cox Camps
    Camps offered through Cox HS in a variety of sports and activities. See link for current camps.
    Frank W. Cox High School Virginia Beach, VA
    757-648-5250
  19. Creative Music & Entertainment
    Voice & all instruments, drama & art
    Music Lessons Offered:
    Piano, Voice, Guitar, Ukulele, Bass, Drums, Woodwinds, Violin, Brass, Harmonica, Songwriting, Music Theory, Conducting?
    1819 Engle Ave Chesapeake, 23320
    (757) 236-2609
  20. Dance Haven Trimble
    Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Acrobatics, musical theatre, combo, ballet & tumbling tots, class-dancers who are differently abled, teen/adult, homeschool 2+
    63 Wythe Creek Rd Hampton, VA 23666
    (757) 778-5879
  21. Destination Broadway
    Summer Intensives & Private Virtual Lessons
    712 Mobjack Pl Newport News, VA
    (757) 873-0454
  22. Downing Gross Cultural Arts Center
    Cultural arts center offering free and paid events every month including concerts, plays, dance performances, movies, children’s programming and instruction. Summer Camps and Birthday Parties Available
    2410 Wickham Avenue Newport News, Virginia 23607
    (757) 247- 8950
  23. Elevate Performing Arts Center
    Performing arts ages 3 and up, beginner through advanced. Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrica, Pointe, Modern, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre, Tumbling. Homeschool classes available.
    228 N. Lynnhaven Rd. Ste. 122 & 123 Virginia Beach, VA 23452
    757-463-1400
  24. Encore Dance Center
    Classes in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Modern, Contemporary, Musical Theater, Hip Hop and Pilates. Dance classes for toddlers through adult advanced. Homeschool classes offered.

    All Levels Offered - Ages 2.5-Adult. Annual Showcase at Sandler Center for the Performing Arts. Nationally Award-Winning Competition Team. Summer Classes & Camps, All boys Classes, Community Performance Opportunities, Adult Drop-In Classes & More!!!? Musical Theatre, Pointe, Hip Hop, Contemporary Technique & Ultra Barre
    4801C Shore Drive Virginia Beach, VA 23455
    (757) 460-4008
  25. Fox Music
    Music, ukulele, and theatre camps for ages 6-14
    1115 Independence Blvd., Virginia Beach, VA 23455
    (757) 460-8332
  26. Generic Theater for Kids
    Classes in acting, musical theater and acting for television & movies for children ages 5 through 18. Summer camps.
    112 College Place, Norfolk VA
    (757) 409-2646
  27. Governor’s School of the Arts
    Summer Musical Theater Intensive, Visual Arts Camp, Vocal Arts Camp, Dance Camp, Theatre and Filmmaking Camp


    Summer Art Camp for rising 6th-9th graders
    Governor's School of the Arts 254 Granby Street Norfolk, Virginia 23510
    (757) 451-4711
  28. Greenbrier Christian Academy
    Programs begin with infant/toddler child care. School academic programs begin with preschool and run through grade 12.

    Summer Camp Programs include Art, Theater, Basketball, Baseball, Cheer, Football, Softball, Volleyball
    311 Kempsville Road Chesapeake, VA 23320
    757-547-9595
  29. Hampton 4H Programs
    4-H provides “learn by doing” opportunities for youth to receive “hands on” experiences through work or activities. 4-H is for all youth, both boys and girls between the ages of 5-18. Summer Camps available.
    Hampton, VA
    (757) 727-1401
  30. Hampton Academy of Music, Dance, and Drama Inc.
    Instruction in the performing arts is offered to both children (ages 3+) and adults by a staff of professional and committed instructors. Offered: guitar, voice, drum, piano, drama and dance instruction.
    424 Catalpa Ave. Hampton, Virginia 23661
    757-244-8466
  31. Hampton Arts
    Family programming, Homeschool Arts Programs, Arts and Theater Programs for all ages. Summer Arts Camp.
    The American Theatre and The Charles Taylor Visual Arts Center Hampton VA
    757-727-1490
  32. Hampton Parks & Recreation
    Classes and activities for all ages, Before/After Care. Summer Camps. Many free and/or low cost events and festivals offered throughout the year from Hampton Parks and Recreation.
    Hampton, VA
    (757) 727-6348
  33. Harmonia Equestria
    Harmonia Equestrian is a full service equestrian facility including, boarding, training, and lessons for all ages. Camps available.
    832 Copeland Rd Suffolk, Virginia 23434
    (757) 932-0551
  34. Homeschool Plus
    Homeschool Plus is dedicated to encouraging Christian homeschooling families in their commitment to provide the best possible education for their children. Offering a full range of enrichment and academic classes for PreK - 12th grade.
    925 Ingleside Rd Norfolk, VA
    757-466-3477
  35. Honey In The Rock Performing Arts Theater
    Dance and theatre arts for people of all ages - modern to ballet, from hip hop to ballroom, incorporating acting, singing and music. Private lessons available.
    Little Neck Towers 3500 Virginia Beach Blvd. Suites 501 & 502
    (757) 802-6951 or (757) 515-0155
  36. Hurrah Players
    Acting, Dance ages 5+: including African Dance, Contemporary, Jazz, Musical Theater, Tap. Summer Camps available.
    485 St.Paul's Blvd Norfolk, VA 23510
    (757) 627-5437
  37. iDANCE – Inspiration Academy of Dance
    Dance, theatre, musical theatre, private music lessons, group vocal, and art lessons. Summer Camps and Birthday parties available.
    3208 Holland Road Suite 114 Virginia Beach, VA 23453
    (757) 468-5555
  38. King’s Players Community Theatre
    Camps, workshops, classes & more!
    CoVA Church 301 South Newtown Road Norfolk, VA 23502
  39. Kingdom Education for Young Scholars
    Homeschool programs including - Academics, Arts, Concerts, Convocations, Drama Productions, Family Fall Festival, Recreation, Fine Arts Spring Trip, Graduation Ceremony, Ministry Outreach Praise Team District, Regional, and State Music Competitions, Talent Show, Yearbook
    Centerpoint Community Church 253 St. Lukes Church Rd. Chesapeake, VA 23320
    757-718-0472
  40. Mambo Room
    Youth Latin, Ballroom and Zumba classes ages 7+.

    Acting classes for youth.
    400-B West 21st St Norfolk, VA 23517
    (757) 351-6092
  41. Maureen’s School of Dance
    Dance Classes Ages 3 and up: Ballet,Combo, Jazz/Funk, Jazz/Hip Hop, Liturgical, Lyrical, Musical Theater, Pre-Pointe, Pointe, Tap
    4016 Portsmouth Blvd. Chesapeake, VA 23321
    (757) 488-8424
  42. Moving Forward Reaching Back
    Moving Forward Reaching Back is a local, 501c3 non-profit that focuses on three core areas: Literacy, Motivational Productions and Community Outreach. Programs under these core areas will help educate, inspire, and provide youth in all communities opportunities to explore their dreams and passions while gaining life experiences.
    501 Viking Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23452
    757-708-8700
  43. Muse Writers Center
    Creative writing and poetry for kids, youth and teens. Summer camps/programs available.
    2200 Colonial Ave., Suite #3, Norfolk, VA 23517
    (757) 818-9880
  44. Music In Motion
    Dance classes ages 3 years old to adult in Ballet, Pointe, Creative Movement, Pre-Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Tap, Hip Hop, and Pilates. Summer Camps Available

    Summer Camps available!
    629 N. Lynnhaven Rd. Virginia Beach VA 23452
    (757) 340-1534
  45. Music Makers
    Private Music Lessons, Rock School, Dance Classes, Theater Program, and Musical Instrument Sales
    1645 Laskin Rd. #103 Virginia Beach, VA 23451
    (757) 714-2517
  46. Newport News Parks & Recreation
    Programs for youth available in Acting, Basketball, Boxing, Cheerleading, Cooking, Dance, Foreign Language, Gymnastics, Ice Skating, Martial Arts, Music, Sewing, Soccer, Volleyball, Yoga, Zumba. Not all programs may run during all sessions.
    Various locations throughout Newport News, VA
    (757) 926-1400
  47. Norfolk Parks & Recreation
    A variety of programs are available through Norfolk Parks and Recreation including computers, athletics, art, music and more. Afterschool programs available. Birthday Parties available.
    Several locations throughout Norfolk, VA
    (757) 441-2400
  48. Norfolk Therapeutic Recreation Program
    A comprehensive program that gives individuals with disabilities the opportunity to develop functional skills through therapy, acquire leisure skills through leisure education, and enhance leisure lifestyles through recreation participation in the least restrictive environment, based on each individual's needs.
    180 E. Evans Street Norfolk, VA 23503
    (757) 441-1764
  49. Pivot Dance Center
    Dance classes ages 12mos to adult. Mommy & Me, Combo (Tap & Ballet), Technique, Contemporary, Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Pre-Pointe, Pointe, Musical Theater, Hip Hop, Afro-Caribbean, Acro, Latin Fuzion.
    Party and studio rental also available.
    3809 Princess Anne Rd. Ste 109 Virginia Beach VA 23456
    (757) 471-9200
  50. Prodigy Performing Arts Company – Dance Studio
    Prodigy Performing Arts Company offers a variety of instructional classes in several genres of dance at both recreational and competitive levels. PPAC is also an arts school providing Vocal & Acting program year round!
    4330 George Washington Mem Hwy Yorktown, VA 23692
    (757) 528-2091
  51. Push Comedy Theater
    Comedy theater offering acting and improv classes and summer camps for kids/teens.
    763 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23510
    (757) 333-7442
  52. Renaissance School of the Arts (RSA)
    An inclusive, secular homeschooling cooperative in Suffolk, Virginia. We offer classes in the visual and performing arts, along with academics and an exciting S.T.E.M. program.
  53. Rich Theatre
    Offering a variety of Theatre Arts, Camera Acting, Improv, Dance, and Vocal Classes for ages 10+ as well as summer and spring break camps.
    Spring Branch Church, 1500 N Great Neck Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23454
    757-317-1515
  54. RPM Dance
    Dance ages 3 and up: Acro, Creative Movement, Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, Lyrical, Musical Theatre, Pointe, Tap
    3885 Bridge Road Suffolk, VA 23435
    (757) 977-1033
  55. Salvation Army Kroc Center Hampton Roads
    Educational, creative arts, recreational and spiritual activities for all ages. Indoor water park.
    1401 Ballentine Blvd. Norfolk VA 23504
    (757) 622-5762
  56. Shining Stars Dance Academy
    Classes for ages 18 months and up! Styles offered: Mommy & Me, Baby Ballerina/Creative Movement, Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop (including Boys Only Hip Hop), Lyrical, Contemporary, Musical Theater, and Acro/Tumbling. Welcoming and accommodating for students of all abilities. Day time classes available. Homeschool classes available. Summer programs available.
    805 N. Battlefield Blvd. Chesapeake, VA 23320
    (757) 204-4102
  57. Smithfield Little Theatre
    Produces and performs plays and musical productions ​to promote the theater arts through public education and entertainment. Offering multiple performances per year plus summer camp performances.
    210 N. Church Street Smithfield, VA 23430
    757-357-7338
  58. Sobotta Productions Musical Theater
    We Produce 3 Full Length Musical Productions Per season.
    4001 Mintwood Ct, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452
    (757) 338-6435
  59. Speak Life Music Academy
    Speak Life promotes visual, musical, and theatrical art performances with messages to Instruction is available for:
    - Drums
    - Acoustic Guitar
    ?- Bass Guitar
    ?- Keyboard
    ?- Voice
    - Basic Sewing
    ?- Quilting
    - Acting/Theater
    ?- Acrylic Painting
    ?- Basic Sketching

    Homeschool Programs available.
    10606 Suite B Warwick Blvd. ?Newport News, VA 23601
    757-759-7993
  60. Spotlight Productions
    Spotlight Productions believes every child has a natural talent. It is our mission to develop that talent, self-confidence, and self-esteem in a non-stressful environment.

    No required auditions to attend the camp. Every participant has a speaking part and a chance to shine in the production. Exposing every participant to all aspects of stage craft. Providing differentiated instruction in music, dance, acting, and stage craft.
    Virginia Wesleyan University 5817 Wesleyan Drive Virginia Beach, Virginia 23455
    757-453-7088
  61. Straight Up and On Pointe
    Straight Up and On Pointe is a social issue based performing arts program for teens, about teens. It gives teens, a productive outlet to express their hopes, dreams, and fears, through all aspects of performing arts. Ages 13+
    503 Central Dr, Suite 102 Virginia Beach, VA 23454
    (757) 630-1404
  62. Suffolk Center for the Cultural Arts
    Art, Drama, Music, Creative Writing and Dance Classes for Youth. Summer Camps available. Performance Venue.
    110 W. Finney Ave Suffolk VA 23434
    (757) 923-0003
  63. TADA School of Performing Arts
    TADA’s musical theatre program is an
    exciting & educational experience. If you are
    a “seasoned” veteran or new to theatre, we
    have a talented staff that will guide your child
    in all aspects of theatre. Our desire is to help
    children, at an early age, to be comfortable,
    confident, & creative in acting, improv, as
    well as choreography.
    Suffolk VA
    (757) 774-2915
  64. Teens With A Purpose (TWP)
    Local programming for teens including summer camps for kids in 7th grade+.
    700 E Olney Road Norfolk, VA 23504
    (757) 747-2679
  65. The Actors’ Place Inc.
    Classes for actors 12+
    325 East Bayview Boulevard Norfolk, Virginia 23503
    (757) 425-2025
  66. The Summer Institute for the Arts
    The Newport News Summer Institute for the Arts offers an intensive six-week program in dance, theatre arts, music, and visual arts each summer. The Summer Institute for the Arts is intended for rising 8th grade through rising 12th grade students.
    Newport News, VA
    (757) 591-4561
  67. The Venue on 35th
    Performance and Artist Venue offering space, showcases and workshops for writers, singers, musicians, actors, dancers and anyone else interested in exploring their artistic talents. Summer camp available.
    631 W 35th St Norfolk, VA 23508
    (757) 324-3729
  68. Theatrix Productions
    Acting and Theatre Classes and Camps ages 6 and up
    821 Sunnyside Drive Virginia Beach VA 23464
    (757) 523-0876
  69. TLC Puppet Workshops
    TLC PUPPET WORKSHOPS INC is a 501c3 non-profit organization that teaches, learns, and creates the arts for communities that otherwise could not experience them.
    631 West 35th Street Norfolk, Virginia, VA 23508
  70. Total Arts Theatre Company
    Providing arts education and entertainment via mime workshops, performances, puppet shows, and full theatrical stage productions
    Chesapeake, VA
    (757) 828-4268
  71. TRS Kids
    TRS Kids LLC is a Performing Arts Company for children of all ages providing the community with quality and affordable skills training. Acting, Voice and Dance Classes are offered in the Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer and ages for classes are 5 and up.
    Hampton Roads, VA
    (757) 201-2496
  72. Twinkle Toes Performing Arts Company
    Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Acrobatics, Hip Hop and Musical Theatre, as well as Creative Movement, Mommy and Me and Pre-Ballet for young children
    2401 Seaboard Road, Suite 101 Virginia Beach, VA 22456
    (757) 427-6111
  73. Ultimate Edge Dance
    Fun, Positive, Pressure-Free! Dance Classes for Kids! Ages 18 months - 18 years. Full Year Dance Classes, Summer Camps, Dance Parties, & More! Mommy & Me, Tutus & Tap Shoes, Jazz, Hip Hop & Theatre!
    4676 Princess Anne Road, Ste 180 Virginia Beach, VA
    757-527-0999
  74. Virginia Beach School of the Arts
    Music and Art Classes, ages infant to adult. Preschool classes ages 2.5-5yrs old.

    Private instrumental instruction ages 4 - adult on piano, violin, voice, cello, voice, flute, clarinet, & saxophone.

    Preschool & elementary arts-focused theme summer camps. Homeschool Unlimited Programs for grades 1-6.

    Homeschool programs: Biology, Anatomy, Theater, Drama, German, French, Spanish, Art, Piano, Music, Violin, Handwriting classes for homeschoolers
    3083 Brickhouse Ct. Virginia Beach, VA 23452
    (757) 717-7187
  75. Virginia Stage Company
    Virginia Stage offers Educational Matinees, In-School Tours, Workshops, Residencies, Stagedoor and Summer Camp Programs. They also hold family friendly performances throughout the year.
    110 E Tazewell St Norfolk, VA 23510
    (757) 627-6988, x371
  76. YMCA Camp at Fort Monroe
    Summer Camp including traditional outdoor camp activities - boating, fishing, hiking, etc. Specialty camps: cheer & dance, music & drama and team building & leadership.
    8 Ruckman Road Fort Monroe, VA 23651
    757-690-7403
  77. YMCA South Hampton Roads
    Multiple programs for Hampton Roads families including fitness and athletic programs for kids and families, toddler programs, swim lessons, arts and theater programs, preschool programs, before/after school child care, summer and out of school camps, teen leadership programs and more.
    Multiple locations throughout South Hampton Roads, VA
    (757) 962-5555