Virginia Beach: Animals & Nature

Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Museum

Description: Seasonal. Art & artifacts documenting the migratory birds that pass through this area of Eastern Virginia.
Phone: (757) 437-8432

Discover Virginia Outdoor Adventure Camp

Description: Affordable, Eco-Tours for small groups of KIDS, 6 to 12, EVERY DAY, EVERY WEEK, ALL SUMMER, Kayaking, Swimming, Crabbing, Fishing, Hiking and MORE! Fun Outdoor Learning ALL DAY, EVERY DAY- In our 25th Year! Kids come home HAPPY & TIRED! Professional, Attentive Staff Where Learning is FUN! Reserve Your Spot Now!
Phone: (757) 721-9668

Ebbing Tides

Description: Based out of Virginia Beach, Ebbing Tides provides Stand-Up Paddleboards (SUP) sales, rentals, lessons, and tours in the Chesapeake Bay, Lynnhaven Inlet, and the Atlantic Ocean.
DISCOVER VB's coastal ecology on a SUP during our week long day camps.
Phone: 757-567-4601

False Cape State Park

Description: Wildlife, Hiking, Biking, Boating, Educational Programs.
Phone: (757) 426-7128

First Landing State Park

Description: Swimming, trails, wildlife, children's programming
Phone: (757) 412-2300

Hampton Roads Nature Club

Description: Family Nature Clubs worldwide are dedicated to helping people get time in nature back on the family calendar by providing regular opportunities to engage in hikes, paddles, camping trips and other fun outdoor family activities.

Hunt Club Farm

Description: Petting Farm with many children's activities. Birthday parties. Special Events.

Phone: (757) 427-9520

Lake Lawson Lake Smith Natural Area

Description: 42-acre preserve with more than 12,000 feet of shoreline. Boating, fishing, playground and more.
Phone: (757) 385-0400

Nature Matters

Description: Nature activities for children and teens with a focus on 1. Having FUN outdoors!
2. Learning about the natural world
3. Getting environmentally INVOLVED. Open to all families in Hampton Roads, meetings take place in Virginia Beach
Phone: (757) 288-9595 (text preferred)

Taylor Farm

Description: Petting farm. Closed until Spring 2020.
Phone: (757) 427-6461

The Bunny Hutch

Description: A zoo that isn't a zoo! The Bunny Hutch combines elements of a zoo, animal adoption, nutrition, pet sitting, animal rehabilitation, grooming, birthday parties, pet walkers, conditioning, community outreach, classes, habitat enrichment, conservation and fun. Summer Camps and Birthday Parties available.
Phone: (866) 488-4248

Tinkergarten

Description: Tinkergarten® provides the best early childhood education in the healthiest classroom of all—the outdoors. We match families with leaders in their local community who offer activity-based kids classes that help them develop the skills that matter most—all while having fun! Ages 18 months and up.

VB Sea Camp

Description: Presented by the Oyster Reef Keepers of Virginia. We use our child-sized kayaks, stand up paddleboards, surfboards, nets and explore our local estuarine habitats on every
Sea Camp. All camps are 9 AM – 4 PM. Proceeds support our award winning student oyster restoration program with
local schools.
Phone: (757) 323-4212

Virginia Aquarium

Description: Hands-on exhibits, outdoor aviary, nature trail, and marshlands. 3D IMAX® Theater. Boat trips, tours, children's programs. Birthday parties and summer camps available.
Phone: (757) 385-3474

Virginia Beach 4H Programs and Camps

Description: 4-H is the youth development program of the Virginia Cooperative Extension Service conducted by Virginia Tech and Virginia State Universities. It is an informal, hands-on education approach focusing on building lifelong learning skills that develop youths' potential through community clubs, special-interest groups, camps and in-school programs. Projects cover subjects ranging from citizenship, foods and health, to animal sciences. These are "learn-by-doing" programs for youth ages 5-19.? Overnight Camp available.
Phone: (757) 385-4769

Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation

Description: Classes, sports and activities for all ages. Many free special events open to the community. Summer Camps and Birthday parties available.
Phone: (757) 385-0402

Virginia Beach Planetarium

Description: Planetarium with $3 shows for the public, reservations required.
Phone: (757) 648-4940

Virginia Beach SPCA

Description: Local SPCA chapter. Birthday party venue. Tours, Special Events, Volunteer Opportunities and Summer Camps offered.
Phone: (757) 427-0070

Virginia Outside

Description: Fishing and outdoor adventure camps ages 7-14.


Phone: 804-272-6362

What The Farm Kids Camp

Description: What The Farm Kids Camp is a summer, week-long full-day program for children ages 5-12 years old. Campers will work with our experienced farm staff to learn about sustainable agricultural practices, such as caring for our farm animals, collecting eggs, turning compost, planting, weeding, irrigating, harvesting, studying bees and pollinators, and making homemade foods. What The Farm is all about fostering a child’s creativity, natural curiosity, and appreciation for the outdoors… oh, and lots of ORGANIC fun!
Phone: 757-685-7321
 
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