2019 Virginia Rules Camp
Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office is hosting our 3rd Annual Virginia Rules Camp. This is a statewide, law-themed summer day camp that is sponsored by the Office of the Attorney General and hosted by law enforcement agencies throughout Virginia. It offers young people a fun and healthy week learning about Virginia laws and building positive relationships with law enforcement officers in their community.
This free camp is offered to 60 middle school participants and includes outdoor experiences, companionship, an opportunity to make better decisions and build new relationships with students from other Chesterfield County middle schools.
What is a Virginia Rules Camp?
Virginia Rules Camp is a statewide, law-themed summer day camp that is hosted by Virginia law enforcement agencies. It offers young people a fun and healthy week learning about Virginia laws and building positive relationships with law enforcement officers in their community.
This free camp offers participants outdoor experience, companionship, an opportunity to build new relationships with students from other Chesterfield County middle schools and make better decisions.
How do I apply?
We are now accepting applications! Parents and guardians may submit an application if you have a student who is a 6th through rising 8th grader and attends any Chesterfield County middle school.
Obtain an application from school counselors at the middle school your student attends or download the application. Applications will be evaluated on a “first come first serve” basis. A maximum of 60 students will be accepted into the camp.
Be sure that all forms within the application are reviewed/completed carefully and signatures are present on all forms that require it. Incomplete applications may prevent your student from attending.
Complete the application in its entirety and return it to the school counselor or mail it to:
Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office
c/o Virginia Rules Camp
9500 Courthouse Road
Chesterfield, VA 23832
Parent/guardian will receive a call from a member of the Sheriff’s Office staff if your student has been selected for the camp.
Once a student’s attendance has been confirmed, parents/guardians will receive additional information about drop off/pick up points, dress code, student behavior expectations, etc.
What does our camp provide?
- The camp is one week long and free of cost to the parent/guardian
- Breakfast and lunch are provided daily
- Transportation is provided to and from designated pick up/drop off locations
- Interaction with sworn Deputy Sheriffs who serve as Team Leaders and Coordinators of the camp
- Volunteer opportunities for past participants who may have aged out of eligibility
- Lots of fun and educational opportunities
What activities are included?
- Jail tours
- Court tours
- Team building activities
- Driving demonstration
- And more…