Summer Opportunities

4-H is one of the largest youth development programs in the United States involving more than 6.5 million young people and 540,000 youth and adult volunteers. The focus is on helping youth learn leadership, citizenship, and life skills by participating in projects and service.

Fayette County will be hosting a virtual camp sometime in July. Visit their Facebook page for more information and updates.

Adventure Days includes outdoor activities for kids, reading in the park and the Fayette County Bookmobile. Activities will be planned for each Tuesday for the rest of the Summer at the Fayetteville Town Park and each Thursdays at the Collins Park. All activities are from 11-1pm and are free and all children are provided a free lunch to go by Coda Mountain Academy.

TO PARTICIPATE: If you would like to reserve space for your child, please contact one of the individuals below via email. If your group or organization would like to sponsor a children’s activity, please contact us as soon as possible!

Seth Workman: sworkman898@gmail.com

Lauren Floyd: laurenfloyd83@gmail.com  

Active Southern West Virginia is a nonprofit building an ecosystem of physical activity for the residents of southern West Virginia by offering programs led by trained leaders from within the communities they serve. Active SWV will be providing online resources for physical activities that can be done at home. Look for those on their Facebook page, Active SWV Bulletin Board Facebook page and website calendar.

Camp Hope is hosted by Warm Hands from Warm Hearts and will be held from July 13th to July 17th. This is a free camp full of fun and adventures along with crafts and bible lessons daily with a maximum of 75 kids. Ages 5-12 are welcome, and camp is held from 8am to 5:30pm every day.

Registrations will be held on June 8th, 9th, and 11th from 5:30pm to 8pm at The Center of Hope in Oak Hill. Visit their Facebook page for information and updates.  

Camp Royal mission is to provide the best action sports training available, while reaching youth with the Gospel and teaching them how to live in their Identity as children of God. Offering both a day and overnight camp, please click below for more information

Day Camp

Overnight Camp

Coda Mountain Academy is passionate about providing high caliber educational opportunities in a challenging but nurturing environment, promoting valuable character traits and life skills that can open the door for future pursuits in any field, and which equip youth for living productive and fulfilling lives.

Look for updates regarding summer programming during the Coronavirus outbreak on their Facebook page and their website.

Energy Express is a free, half day, 6-week summer reading program for children entering 1st through 6th grades. Our two teams at Scarbro and Beard’s Fork will be trained to use virtual methods to interact

and educate youth. We can also accommodate those without internet service!

From June 22. through July 31. 2020 at Energy Express you will make new friends, explore your creativity through art, writing, and drama activities, be provided a take-home book, every week, and be provided nutritional meals. Complete the enrollment application here.  

Imagine Your Story is hosted by Fayette County Public Libraries. Starting the week of June 29th, 2020, children ages 3 to 12 will receive a logbook to record the titles of books you read this summer. Everyone who completes the program by turning in their logbook will be invited to a final party with certificates and rewards. Explore different themes each week through books, crafts and snacks and if don’t feel comfortable yet then just stop by and pick up our grab and go craft bags.

For more information, call your local library or visit their website for other alternative ways for Summer Reading.

Summit Bechtel Reserve hosts the Justice Scout Camp which is a week-long resident camp for Scout troops and Venturing Crews looking who are looking for challenging advancement opportunities, activity exploration, and Scouting traditions.

For registration information and dates, please visit their website.