Skill Level:

Beginner to intermediate. No experience necessary.


Boys & Girls All Ages

Private Lessons & Guided Trips

We offer custom private lessons & guided trips for individuals, families, or any other group that has the desire to get outside and try something new! From fishing local ponds, fly fishing for smallmouth bass on the Shenandoah River, or riding trails at Pocahontas State Park, let us help you explore the variety of outdoor pursuits we have here in Virginia.

We offer private lessons in conventional fishing and fly fishing in Richmond, Northern Virginia, and Charlottesville.

The type of trips & locations we offer include:

  • Canoeing & Kayaking trips
    • James, Rappahannock, & Shenandoah Rivers
  • Guided Fishing/Fly Fishing trips
    • James River – Smallmouth Bass & Flathead Catfish
    • Shenandoah River – Smallmouth Bass
    • South River – Trout
  • Mountain Biking
    • Richmond & Northern Virginia area trails
  • Hiking
    • Shenandoah National Park

Please contact Ben Garvey, bengarvey@virginiaoutside.com, for more information and pricing on lessons and guided trips.

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What to Bring/Wear

Please download and read through carefully, it is very important that your camper comes prepared!

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Refund Policy

All deposits for camps and any programs or trips are non-refundable. We understand that things happen and we do make exceptions in cases of physical injury that will not allow a camper to attend camp. When working with other programs, we adhere to their refund policies. Please contact us directly if you need to withdraw from any camp, program, or trip.