2020 Summer Day Camp UPDATE

Rapp Nature Camp will offer a session of five half-days of Nature Immersion, open to campers 8 to 16 years old,
8:30am – 12:30pm, August 3 – 7, 2020.
Discover new places, hike in the Hazel River, pick berries, make music outdoors, spend the days outdoors with your camper friends.
This special session is open only to campers residing in Rappahannock and adjoining counties. So that we may keep tabs on group size and make sure that applicants are fully aware of conditions related to this special session, enrollment application forms are available only by contacting Camp Director at rappnaturecamp@gmail.com.

But save the dates NOW! We want to see you at camp!

Get Involved

Rapp Nature Camp is in need of an Administrative Director to assume duties immediately.

Contract work will include bookkeeping, budgeting, fundraising, mailing lists, website management, oversee enrollment, and designing annual newsletter and other publications. Work will occur year-round, and nearly always can be done any time and place. Interested candidates should contact Lyt Wood, Camp Director at rappnaturecamp@gmail.com, or 540-987-9530.

We are also currently seeking candidates for an Assistant Director internship. Find more information here.


Rapp Nature Camp is a summertime day camp in the mountains of Rappahannock County, Virginia. Established in 1986, the 2020 summer will be our 35th year. 
We are deeply thankful again this year to the Emily Jane Hilscher Passion Award Fund, the people who contribute to the fund, and the Hilscher family for their continued support both for Rapp Nature Camp and the many children for whom they have provided scholarships over the years. Emily’s passion and love of nature lives on in the wonderful and profound experiences of our campers year after year.