University of Richmond Summer Youth Programs

Registration is closed for 2022. Dependent verification is under way for employees who registered prior to the March 4 deadline.

If additional spots become available, UR employees will be notified by SpiderByte.


Program Descriptions

The University’s Summer Youth Program offers week long camps for children (rising Kindergarten – rising 6th grade) of full-time employees. These programs, which are educational in nature, will be administered by Little Scholars.

Programs will run from June 20 - August 12, 2022 and will operate from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. each day camp is in session. No camps will take place the week of July 4.

View program descriptions here.

Little Scholars hosted a virtual information meeting on 2/23. To view a recording of the session and hear answers to several FAQs, please click here.


To ensure a smooth registration, please make sure that your eligible dependents are listed in Benefit Express. Enrollment in the Summer Youth Programs will not be processed without the required documentation.   

To verify a dependent child:

  • Go to Benefit Express, upload documents
  • Contact URHR once documents are uploaded, and we will ensure Benefit Express verifies your dependent

For questions contact Benefit Express at 833-695-8747, 8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

There is no cost to employees for enrollment in these programs, but registration for each child using the Little Scholars online registration portal is required.

Employees must use their University email address for registration.

Enrollment in these programs does not use tuition remission credits.

Cancellation Fees

If your child is enrolled in a camp and will be unable to attend, please notify Little Scholars as soon as possible. This will allow those who are on the wait list to take advantage of the vacated spot. Please see below for important information regarding applicable cancellation fees.

  1. No additional fee will be charged if you cancel a camp by Friday, April 29, 2022.
  2. An administrative fee of $50 per child, per week will be charged if you cancel a camp after Friday, April 29. This fee will be deducted from the employee’s next paycheck.
  3. If a participant does not provide cancellation notice prior to the start of a program and the participant does not attend the program, a no-show fee of $100 per child per week will be deducted from the eligible employee’s next paycheck. Exceptions will be made for a child’s illness if a legitimate doctor’s note is provided.

This cancellation policy does NOT apply to Before and After Care.


Programs: Nicole Brown, at 804-447-4095 or

Logistics: TBD
Eligibility: URHR at 804-289-8747 or

The University is currently in the Lime Stage of our Physical Distancing Framework. The University reserves the right to cancel the Summer Youth Programs at any time for the safety of our campus community.

Read the full interim policies for events on campus here.