Photo by Lisa Bass
Kids enjoy themselves at a local scout camp in the New River Valley.

Lisa Bass
Contributing writer

Spring is here. Summer is coming. Montgomery County and Radford Public Schools have announced that May 25, 2018 will be the last day of school.


Parents want to keep their kids from becoming sluggish and inactive during the summer months.

An active summer can be physically healthy and mentally engaging. Where does a parent begin to find a variety of affordable summer camps that will provide unique experiences?

The New River Valley Macaroni Kids webpage provides an enriching list of summer camp programs to empower parents to start planning now. Local recreation programs and businesses are starting to advertise to an overwhelming degree.

The New River Valley is fortunate to have three colleges, Virginia Tech, Radford University and New River Community College that open…



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