Youth Programs

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There are a variety of youth programs being offered in Appomattox County.  The programs require pre-registration for classes.  Some of the programs ask for payment ahead of time.  If you find an activity you are interest in, the link you click on will tell you where to sign up at, when, & how to pay. 

For any activities held at the Appomattox Recreation Department feel free to call Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at 434-352-5996.

2018 Summer Karate Classes

Karate classes are taught at the Appomattox Community Center year round.  The class is for ages 6 & up on Wednesday evenings & will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. during the summer.  The instructor is Kim Magruder, Ms. Magruder is a Certified Instructor with a Second Degree Black Belt.  Fee: $25.00 per month, must be paid in advance to the Appomattox Recreation Department.  For more information call 434-352-5996.

2018 Civil War Summer Day Camp For Kids

Camp for ages 8 to 10 years old will be on June 18 & 19, 2018 & Camp for ages 11 to 13 years old will be on June 20 & 21, 2018.  Each camp is a two day event from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Participants will meet at the American Civil War Museum in Appomattox on the first day & at the National Historical Park on the second day.  Bring water, bag lunch, sunscreen, insect repellent & walking shoes.  The cost for each camp is $10 per participant.  A fillable registration form is available online at apco/learn/kidsyouth/upload/2018-Summer-Day-Camp-Form-fillable.pdf.  For more information please contact Josie Butler at or Brandon Chamberlain at

Appomattox Sports Camp

The Appomattox Baptist Association will sponsor a summer sports camp June 20, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  The camp is free & open to children ages 5 to 5th grade.  For more information, call 434-352-5806.

Appomattox Youth Sports Cheerleading & Football Sign-Ups

A.Y.S. will be hold their Cheerleading & Football Sign-Ups at the Appomattox Community Center on the following date: Thursdays, July 12, 19, & 26 from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. & on Saturdays, July 14, 21, & 28 from 10:00 a.m. until 12 noon.  For more information you can contact Diamond at 434-426-6079 for Cheerleading & Luke at 434-352-7431 for Football.

Spanish Classes

Spanish Classes will be offered from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Thursdays for ages 8 - 12 starting in March.  The cost for each class is $8.00.  For more information, please contact Jane Raymond at 434-941-6416.  

 Pre-School Story & Craft Time

Join the Jamerson Memorial Library staff for pre-school Story & Craft Times on Wednesdays starting at 11 a.m.  A staff member will read a simple story to be followed by a craft project that reflects the story.  This is a great way to introduce your toddlers to reading & help them gain the skills they will need to enter daycare or kindergarten, teaching them the basics of sharing, socialization & setting up a love of reading & education.  Once a month we will try & host a "Mommy & Me Math Moment", as math plays a huge role in learning to read.  Be sure to follow us in the local newspapers & on our Facebook page for upcoming events like Story & Craft Time, photos of past events, or the latest announcements.

Hunter's Education Class

To find a Hunter's Education Course close to you, you can visit or call 1-888-516-0844, Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.  

 Archery Program

Appomattox Christian Academy will be offering archery classes.  For more information call A.C.A. at 434-352-7373.

The New Geneva Christian Leadership Academy

The New Geneva Christian Leadership Academy offers many extra curricula classes & various alternative educational programs for the community throughout the year.  Options include music & art programs & exhibitions, history, theology, literature, Christian economics, math tutoring & more.  Special speakers & events are periodically arranged.  Homeschooling families are encouraged & welcomed! 

Student ages range from pre-K through college level.  Class times vary, including some after school hours.  Many high-school & college-level courses are available on-campus or live on-line.  New programs are now being formulated for the fall.

Stay up to date with what's being offered by stopping by at 222 Harrell Street in downtown Appomattox, or by contacting Jane Raymond: email -, phone - 434-941-6416. The New Geneva Christian Leadership Academy.

AJ Skateworld

AJ Skateworld offers skating on Friday nights from 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m., Saturdays from 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. & on Sundays from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Admission is $6.00 with $1.00 skate rental for each session.  AJ Skateworld offers Fund Raising events, Birthday Party Packages, Special group rates for private rental & Learn to Skate Lessons.  For more information call 434-534-7055 or 703-623-7354 or you can e-mail

Tutoring Classes By Sylvan

Sylvan Learning is opening a Satellite Learning Center in Appomattox. Utilizing academic space on the campus of Appomattox Christian Academy, 1916 Redfields Road, located behind the rescue squad. Sylvan will provide instruction on Tuesday & Thursday afternoons & Saturday mornings. Led by Sylvan's licensed instructors & using our new digital learning platform with iPad technology, each student's interactive lesson keeps them engaged & focused. It also makes learning cool. All Sylvan programs are open enrollment, allowing a family to begin or end a program at any time. Competitive & assessment scholarships are available. Initial programs include: Academic Reading (2nd grade through 12th grade), Math Essentials: (2nd grade through 7th), Math Essentials for Pre-Algebra: (6th & 7th grade), Sylvan Advanced Math: (support for Algebra 1). For information call 434-832-1000 or visit Sylvan Learning Center. 

Appomattox Soccer Association 

For information on the Appomattox Soccer Association visit their web site at or call contact Cathy Zdgiebloski at 434-390-8476.

Appomattox Youth Sports

The Appomattox Youth Sports over sees Girls Softball, Dixie Baseball, Fall Baseball, Basketball, Football, Cheerleading & Wrestling.  For any contact information on any of these sports call 434-352-5996 or you can look up the Appomattox Youth Sports on their facebook page. 

Cub Scouts

We are seeking new Cub Scouts in grades K-5.  Cub Scout Pack 545 will meet at the Memorial United Methodist Church on Mondays from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  For more information contact Ed or Danielle Ferron at or call 804-833-2460.

Boy Scouts

Join Boy Scout Troop 546 on Monday nights at St. Anne's Church on Oakleigh Avenue.  The troop is open to boys ages 11-17.  For more information call 434-352-0362 or e-mail

Horseback Riding Lessons

Western horseback riding & Horsemanship classes.  Whether you are a beginner or advanced student, preparing for shows, pleasure riding or eventing we can help you reach your goals.  Horses & tack provided or coaching for you & your personal horse.  Please contact Ellen at Holiday Ranch for more information, 434-610-0735/434-664-7423 or email to