Chickahominy Camps

Are you READY for summer? Get SET, because the Chickahominy Family YMCA is ready to CAMP! From child care to youth sports to a more rustic experience, there is a camp for you! At the Chickahominy Family YMCA, we believe in building strong kids, strong families and strong communities through programs that encourage a healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

Chickahominy Camps

Registration for YMCA members begins February 1 and for non-YMCA members on February 15.

 

Camp Chickahominy

Camp Chickahominy offers a traditional outdoor summer camp day camp experience! Our trained and certified staff will work with each child in a small group setting. They will build relationships, foster a sense of belonging and create opportunities for each of our campers to achieve and learn.  We offer a wide range of engaging specialist activities, 30 minutes of reading every day, as well as character development and swim lessons. Every week has a fun and exciting theme with an educational focus and exciting twist. YMCA Camp Chickahominy you belong here!

A typical day at Camp Chickahominy might include:

  • Creative Arts: Explore your creative side with painting, drawing, building, and so much more.
  • Target Sports: Archery, Slingshots, and Riflery (rising 5th and up)
  • WOW (Wonders of Wilderness): A mixture of nature and science activities.
  • MAD (Music and Drama): Songs, Skits, Music, Dance, and Drama.
  • Daily Swim lessons and free swim Fridays!
  • Sports: Basketball, Football, Soccer… to name a few!
  • Teambuilding activities to build confidence, cooperation, communication, and more.
  • 30 minutes of reading daily.

Ages: Rising K – 5th graders
Times: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Dates: 10 one-week sessions beginning June 17
YMCA Member: $125 per week   Non-Member: $156 per week

  • A fixed weekly payment will be drafted each Monday, one week prior to the start date.
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Chickahominy Leaders In Training

The LITs of Camp Chickahominy participate in typical camp activities but will also have supplemental projects focused on service and team building. The LIT staff use an experiential learning approach to leadership development. Lessons focus on the progression from personal development and exploring many leaderships styles and learning what works for you.

Ages: Rising 6th – 8th graders
Times: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Dates: 10 one-week sessions beginning June 17
YMCA Member: $125 per week   Non-Member: $156 per week

  • A fixed weekly payment will be drafted each Monday, one week prior to the start date.
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Camper In Leadership Training (CILT) at Chickahominy

The Camper in Leadership Training (CILT) program is designed to teach and inspire rising 9th and 10th graders. Hands-on training experiences and professional development workshops provide the foundation of the program. Participants will learn basic safety, group control, games, camp best practices and engage in activities that provide valuable employment skills, healthy relationship and opportunities to lead.

Ages: Rising 9th – 10th grade
Times: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Dates: 4 two-week sessions beginning July 1
YMCA Members: $180 per session   Non-Members: $199 per session

  • A fixed weekly payment will be drafted each Monday, one week prior to the start date.
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Chickahominy Sports Camps

From wiffleball to soccer to flag football and more, your child will love our sports camps this summer.

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Highland Springs Achievable Dream Summer School

Join the YMCA after your summer school day ends and enjoy our camp activities.  Students must be enrolled in the Achievable Dream Summer School at Highland Springs Elementary School. Transportation is provided to the Chickahominy Family YMCA.

Ages: Rising 1st – 7th grade
Times: End of School Day – 6 p.m.
Dates: 4 one-week sessions beginning July 8
YMCA Members: $76 per session   Non-Members: $86 per session

  • A fixed weekly payment will be drafted each Monday, one week prior to the start date.
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Power Scholars Academy After Care

After spending the day in Power Scholar Academy, join us at the Chickahominy Family YMCA and participate in camp activities.  Must be enrolled in the Power Scholars Academy.

Ages: Rising 1st – 7th grade
Times: 3:30 – 6 p.m.
Dates: 6 one-week sessions beginning June 24*
YMCA Members: $30 per session   Non-Members: $40 per session

  • Weeks of July 1 and August 29 only run Monday – Wednesday, and only cost $20/$30 for YMCA Members/Non-Members
  • A fixed weekly payment will be drafted each Monday, one week prior to the start date.
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FINAL FOUR at YMCA CAMP THUNDERBIRD

Final Four is our post-camp experience* that happens the week after camp ends and before school begins. It runs Monday through Thursday at Camp Thunderbird!  We offer bus stops at Tuckahoe, Shady Grove, Downtown, Midlothian and Manchester. Come celebrate the end of summer at Camp Thunderbird with swimming, fishing, gaga, crafts, reading and a few more surprises!

THIS CAMP IS LOCATED AT YMCA CAMP THUNDERBIRD

Ages: Rising K – 8th grade
Times: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Dates: August 26 – August 29
YMCA Members: $180   Non-Members: $209

*Camp activities and availability will be adjusted due to staffing during this week.  

Bus Pick-Ups available at the Shady Grove Family YMCA, Tuckahoe Family YMCA and Millworks Center (across Woolridge Rd from the Midlothian Family YMCA).

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Camp Forms

Most information is now collected during the registration process.  But for the small number of additional forms needed, you can find them on our Camp and Child Care Forms page.

 

For information about our summer camps, please contact our Camp Directors:

Camp Director: Stephanie Newman newmans@ymcarichmond.org
CILT Director: Stephanie Davis  daviss@ymcarichmond.org
Regional Director: Denise Moore moored@ymcarichmond.org