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Parents and other adults in the neighborhood come together to ensure the children in the community receive quality education and enrichment to help them reach their promise.  The Community Leadership Team leads the way by advising the City of Promise staff, planning events, and supporting program development. 


City of Promise can pay for children in our footprint to attend various camps and activities. Our staff is always available to help

complete applications and enrollment forms.
Need transportation or equipment? Let us know!


Deadline April 7, 2021

Virtual, paid internship for youth aged 14-21.

C'ville Schools and YMCA Power Scholars Academy

June 21 - July 23

K - 5th Grade Full Day hosted by the YMCA. Includes swimming and trips.

Only students invited by principals may attend.

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Soccer, swimming, art, STEM, fishing, and overnight camps.

Storytelling Project for Middle and High Schoolers.

Dates TBD

Teens will do audio recordings as they narrate life in Charlottesville. Includes two paid positions for high schoolers.

PVCC Kids College

Various Dates all summer

For rising 3rd-9th Grade. 

Online and in person.

Parks & Rec

Lessons and Classes


All Ages


Lessons in skateboarding, swimming, gymnastics, dance, art, and fitness!

Fry's Spring Swimming 

Various week-long camps

We have spaces reserved for City of Promise kids aged 3-11. Contact Ashley Freeman:

Triple C Camp for K-10th Graders

Various Dates

Lots of fun outdoor activities at this popular day camp!

Heritage Center

Trailblazer Program

Application Due May 1

Internship runs June 14 - Aug. 13

Paid internship to learn how to offer tours of the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center. Contact Mr. D: 434-421-5635

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Sports, tech, art, swimming, tennis, and day camps! 

Private Group Visit at Discovery Museum

Schedule in advance

Bring your family or host a group of up to 25 children. Contact Ashley Freeman:

Film Academies

Lighthouse Studio

For 3rd Grade and Up

Various Dates/Week-long workshops

In person and virtual workshops to gain skills in creating and editing movies. 

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The Community Leadership Team is Recruiting New Members!

The Community Leadership Team meets once each month to plan events and support City of Promise programs. We are looking for 10 new members to join. Please call or text Crystal Johnson if interested: 434-328-0497


  • Meet new people and learn to lead

  • Participate in special programs

  • $50 payment or gift card per month