It’s a challenging time to be a teen — and to be a teen’s parent. This site is here to help by offering clear and accurate information on teens’ responsibilities and rights under Virginia’s law.
If you have heard that your child has participated in Virginia Rules at school or in your community, you can check out this website to see what instructors are teaching and what teens are learning. And you can encourage positive character-building across the Commonwealth, simply by your interest in Virginia Rules.
Virginia Rules Camps
Has your community offered a Virginia Rules camp? Learn more about Virginia Rules summer camps. »
Keeping kids out of gangs
Has your child been approached by a gang member? Is there gang activity in your neighborhood? Read the section on gangs to find out what’s legal and illegal, and how your child can avoid gangs.
Safeguarding prescription drugs
Are you keeping your prescription drugs secure? Prescription drug abuse by children is on the rise — one in four teens has used a prescription drug that was not prescribed to them. Read Virginia Rules’ Prescription Drug unit and watch this short video to learn how to prevent it from happening in your home.