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Camp Happyland is an ACA accredited camps owned and operated by The Salvation Army Potomac Division. For more than 100 years, The Salvation Army has recognized the value of camping and has witnessed the difference it can make in people’s lives.

The traditional residential camp program consists of one-week programs for school-age children and teens from underserved communities from Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and DC, and our Corps. Specialty programs focus on the arts, STEAM, competitive team sports, outdoor education, and leadership development. MusiCamp is a themed one-week session for those interested in band, choir, theatre, and dance.

The camp is also used during the year for weekday and weekend youth, adult and family programs.

For camp registration, please contact your local Salvation Army.

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Camp Happyland

21457 Happyland Dr. Richardsville, VA 22736

Located about 70 miles south of Washington, D.C. in Richardsville, Virginia (Culpeper County), Camp Happyland, is a summer destination for youth from communities that the Salvation Army serves in the Washington, D.C. metro area, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. Children learn about their faith through an enjoyable outdoor camping experience.

If you need to reach the camp office, please call (540) 399-1197.

This ACA accredited* camp offers swimming, hiking, outdoor skills training, crafts, and much more. Friendships and memories from summer camp last a lifetime.

This summer, Camp Happyland will provide the federally funded Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all eligible children free of charge.

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