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.

Story & Craft Time

Join Jeannette Brady for a fun filled time at the Jamerson Memorial Library for story & craft time every Wednesday from 11:00-12:00 noon.

2019 Summer Swimming Classes

Swimming classes are being held at the Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center this summer starting in June.  For a schedule, to pre-register or for more information you can visit their website at or call them at 434-248-5444.

Longwood College Youth Baseball Camp

Longwood University will be holding a baseball camp July 22-25, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at Charles Buddy Bolding Stadium.  The camp is open to all students grades K-8th.  Develop your hitting, fielding & throwing skills with the Longwood Coaching Staff.  The day camp will end with a game between campers.  The cost is $125.00 per camper.  For more information, contact Coach CJ Rhodes at

Camp Loud & Clear

South Central Virginia's Overnight Summer Camp for Deaf/Hard of Hearing Children & Youth is a weekend of fun & adventure.  Camp will be July 26-28, 2019 & open to children ages 8-13.  The cost is $115.00 per camper & partial scholarships may be available.  For more information contact Jake Morgan at or 434-392-4246 or Jennifer Bowen at or 434-738-6191 ext.4371.  

2019 Karate Classes

There will be no summer karate class for 2019.  The class will resume on September 1, 2019 for the new school year. Call the Appomattox Recreation Department for more information if you are interested in participating in the fall.  434-352-5996.

Raider Wrestling Club

The Appomattox Raider Wrestling Club will hold off season wrestling for all ages through October.  Please reference the team Facebook page for details,  Registration nights for Elementary Wrestling in September will take place at our facility located at 567 Patricia Ann Ln.  The registration dates will be posted on the team's Facebook page & sent to the Times Virginian.  Registration fees for children in grades K-5 are $35 plus the USA Wrestling Membership fee ($15).  If you have any questions about Elementary Wrestling RWC please email us at 

Trail Life USA

Trail Life troop VA-1709 wants YOU!  Open to boys age K-12th grade.  Founded in 2013, Trail Life USA is a faith-based, outdoor adventure organization that provides youth mentorship & service opportunities, encourages civic responsibility & develops character & leadership for more than 26,000 boys in the United States.  Operating from troops that are chartered through local churches, the program centers on outdoor experiences that builds a young man's skills & allows him to grow on a personal level, as a role model for his peers & as a generational leader.

Come join us for an adventure like no other!  We meet the first three Tuesday nights of each month from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Ministry Center (upstairs) at Liberty Baptist Church.  We also have a Hit the Trail excursion one Saturday a month, getting us out in nature to enjoy God's creation. 

For more information, contact Tim Webb, Troop Master at 434-352-5271 or e-mail .

Cub Scouts Pack 545 & Boy Scout Troop 545

Cub Scout Pack 545 & the newly formed Boy Scout Troop 545 will have a recruiting night at their regularly scheduled meeting time of Monday, August 12, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at Grace Hills Baptist Church.  We are happy to welcome new boys from Kindergarten to age 17.  Call Danielle Ferron at 804-833-2460 or email at for more information.   

 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.  

Self study books are available at the Appomattox County Administration Office, located at 153-A Morton Ln., Appomattox.  

 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 for any concerns, questions or comments feel free to contact A.S.A. by calling 434-352-1740, mail to P.O. Box 734, Appomattox, Va.  24522 or Email to  

The Appomattox Soccer Association will hold it's fall registration on Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until 12 noon & again on Thursday, August 1 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Appomattox Community Center located at 220 Community Lane. 

Appomattox Youth Sports

The Appomattox Youth Sports over sees Girls Softball, Dixie Baseball, Fall Baseball, Basketball, Football & Cheerleading.  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. 

Appomattox Youth Sports will hold Football & Cheerleading sign ups for the 2019 season on the following Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. until 12 noon, July 20, 27 & August 3 & also on the following Thursdays from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., July 18, 25 & August 1 at the Appomattox Community Center located at 220 Community Lane.  For more information you can contact Diamond Lawing at 434-426-6079.

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