James River Camp
Discover the environmental and geological features of the historic James River as Powhatans and the Colonial settlers would have encountered it 400 years ago.
Dates: August 3-5
Registration Deadline: Registration is closed. Call 318-8797 to join the waitlist.
Cost: :$145/child, $135/multiple children (same family)
Henricus Members: $110/child
Registration Cancellations: Full refunds are available for canceled registrations until July 6, 2021. Half refunds are available from July 6- July 20, 2021. No refunds after July 20, 2021.
- Paddle a kayak and identify how the plants and animals of the river were hunted, gathered, and used throughout history
- Understand the course changes made at Dutch Gap during the Civil War and see how it is used today
- Conduct science experiments relating to water purification
- Meet the historic peoples who lived along the banks of the James River and see how they used the river to meet their daily needs