Summer Camp

Summergarden: Early Childhood Summer Camp

Wondering if RWS is holding Summergarden this year? We are too! Submit an inquiry to stay updated in the event that we are able to offer a program based on COVID-19 guidelines and safety considerations. 

Our gentle, nurturing program that provides a healthy balance of indoor and outdoor activities for Children ages 3 1/2 to 6 years old. Following the rhythm of our Early Childhood classrooms, Summergarden gives children the space they need to enliven their imaginations, make friendships, and participate in fun, developmentally appropriate activities all summer long. 


Through a rhythm of structured and unstructured activities, children will engage in: 

     Outdoor play and work
     Drawing and painting
     Practical activities
     Crafts and projects
     Snack (included)
     Singing and circle games
     Story time

Summergarden afternoon (12:30 – 3:30) program includes:

     Lunch (brought from home)
     Rest time
     Outdoor play and work

     Afternoon snack (included)
     Story time

Summergarden Costs:

Cost/ week*

Half Day 8:00 – 12:30:

$200 per week or

$1,600 for full summer

Full Day 8:00 – 3:30:

$300 per week or

$2,400 for full summer


To register your child for Summergarden:

  • Complete Summergarden Application and submit to Richmond Waldorf School via mail or email
  • Pay $50 deposit (applied to your Summergarden balance)
  • You will be contacted by Richmond Waldorf School upon receipt of your application to confirm availability
  • Applications are received on a first come, first served basis
  • Children should be 3 1/2 by July 1. Summergarden is designed for children 3 1/2 years old through rising 1st grade. 
  • A 5% discount will be applied for families who register for 4+ weeks and pay in advance