CharacterWorks Spectacular Summer!

Summer is best spent with CWorks! We have a jam-packed summer planned for campers ages 6-19. The best place to explore theatre and grow with friends and camp leaders is at CharacterWorks, where summer isn’t just sweet – it’s Spectacular!

Registration for 2019 summer camps opens on Sunday, February 3, 2019 at 5:00PM. Masters Camp registration for students who are currently an junior or senior in high school will begin online three hours earlier at 2:00PM on Sunday, February 3, 2019.

See below for information about CWorks summer camp offerings.

Spectacular Kids Camp (ages 6-11)

Spectacular Kids Camp is a week-long musical theatre summer day camp, with multiple weeks and locations throughout Richmond. At Spectacular Kids Camp, campers join a team for the week and participate in team competitions, a daily Bible-based devotional, and rotations through drama, dance, singing, and craft classes. The week ends with a spectacular 30-minute showcase for family and friends. Past themes have included Disney's The Jungle Book KIDS, Seussical KIDS, and Disney's Aladdin KIDS, among others. 

Spectacular Kids Camp is $240 per camper and includes a camp t-shirt, personal show script, craft materials, and daily snacks. Camp runs Monday-Friday from 9:30-3:30 each day.

Broadway Camp (FULL - ages 10-13)

Broadway Camp is a one-week-only musical theatre extravaganza in Richmond’s West End. In this week-long camp, campers will compete in team competitions, learn in Bible-based devotions, and rotate through workshops in drama, dance, singing, and crafts, working toward putting together an end-of-week musical review for friends and families. Past camps have included revues from Disney's Newsies, Disney's Mary Poppins, Frozen, and Wicked

Broadway Camp is $240 per camper and includes a camp t-shirt, craft materials, and daily snacks. Camp runs Monday-Friday from 9:30-3:30 each day.

Show Camp (ages 11-13)

Kick it to the next level with Show Camp! This two-week performing arts camp is dedicated to producing a fully-staged musical featuring every student in camp. At Show Camp, campers spend a week in show rehearsals, Bible-based devotions, and intense team competitions, before coming back for a second week to put the show on stage for a three-performance weekend. Featuring sets, lights, mics, costumes, props, and of course, campers, a Show Camp musical is an amazing August event that builds performance skills, confidence, and lifelong friendships. Past shows have included Junie B. Jones The Musical JR., Disney's Mulan JR., and You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown, among others.

View 2018's Show Camp schedule

Masters Camp (ages 14-19)

Masters Camp is the capstone of the CWorks summer camp program. In this 2-1/2-week performing arts camp, students master their musical theater skills, including singing, dancing, and acting, while working toward a four-performance weekend of a full-length, fully-stage musical in the beautiful Lora M. Robins Theatre at The Steward School. Featuring team competitions, Bible-based devotions and testimonies, and a rigorous but rewarding rehearsal schedule, Masters Camp shows students just how spectacular they can be by honing their performance skills, building their confidence, fostering lifelong friendships, and showing them the value they have in Jesus Christ. Past Masters Camps have performed Hairspray, West Side Story, and Godspell, among others.

Registration will begin online at 2:00pm on Sunday, Feb 3, 2019 for students who are currently a junior or a senior in high school. Registration for those who are currently a sophomore, freshman or rising freshman in high school will begin on Sunday, Feb 3 at 5:00pm.

View 2018's Masters Camp Schedule

Viewpoint Camp (High School)

Viewpoint Camp is a four-day, three-night camp retreat for students ages 14-19. Go all-out in water games, mountain hiking, pool time, camp-wide night wars, and intense team-building games in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Plus, spend time in worship, devotions, Bible-teaching specially curated for high school students, as well as theater workshops culminating in an inspiring musical showcase on the last day. Filled with fellowship and fun, Viewpoint Camp is the ultimate CWorks getaway. 

Viewpoint Camp is held at Crossroads Camp and Conference Center in Lowesville, VA.

"Thank you for a wonderful camp week! My daughter can't stop talking about how much she loved it. Friday's production was impressed with what the kids learned in a short amount of time!!"

Claire D., CWorks Parent

Scholarships and Refund & Weather Policy

Financial assistance or partial scholarships are available for those in need, and sibling discounts are available to families for class tuition. Email with questions regarding the availability of a scholarship.

For information regarding withdrawing from a class or camp our about our weather policy, please read our Refund & Weather Policy below.

Summer Camps FAQ

Have questions about any of our 2018 summer camps? Read our FAQ, and feel free to reach out to us with any additional questions.