Summer has almost arrived which means kids will be out of school until autumn in Stafford, VA.  You may be considering an expensive vacation or a long road trip just to get the kids (and yourself) out of the house. However , there’s no need to travel or break the bank if you live in Stafford, Virginia. Stafford family activities and summer camps will keep your entire family entertained all summer long.  

Stafford Family Activities in Virginia.

Recreational Summer Camps, Stafford

The Stafford community really does their best to keep children active and healthy while still having fun! There are several day camps for children ages 3 1/2 – 14 that include both  indoor and outdoor activities. Indoor summer camps often include arts and crafts, games, and nature studies. In outdoor camps, children will be able to learn recreational activities like canoeing, archery, fishing, and much more.

Stafford also provides several sports camps for children during the summer including baseball, basketball and gymnastics camp. To see a complete list and register your child, you can visit The Stafford County Parks and Recreation website, where you can register your children for any of these summer camps and find the dates, times and fees for each camp.

Stafford Adult and Family Recreation

In Stafford, it’s easy to find events and activities that the whole family can enjoy.

If you are interested in exploring nature, there are several outdoor programs available throughout the summer. Some of the programs available include:

  • Kayaking through the Crow’s Nest Natural Area Preserve (ages 18+)
  • Intro to canoeing/kayaking (ages 8 and up)
  • Archaeology Adventures (ages 5-10).

There is also a community recreation program that includes sports and activities for all ages. To list a few:

  • Pickleball Tournament (ages 21+)
  • Japanese Karate (ages 8+)
  • RAD for Women and Young Girls (Ages 12+)
  • Ballroom Dance (ages 16+)

If enjoying a relaxing summer evening with music is more your style, Stafford is the place! It hosts a Songfest on select Sundays at John Lee Pratt Memorial Park. It’s $4 per person or $10 per car from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Concessions will be available.

To register for any of these events or activities you can visit The Stafford County Parks and Recreation website.

Stafford, Virginia is the family-friendly community you’ll want to spend your summer in.  If you are interested in moving or finding a new home, please contact us and we would be happy to help!