Manchester Camps

Looking for a summer camp program close to home? Come see what we have for your little camper, right here at the Manchester Family YMCA.

Manchester Camps

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

 

Camp Red Hawk at Manchester

Camp Red Hawk offers a traditional outdoor summer camp day camp experience! Our trained and certified staff will work with each child in a 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 Red Hawk: you belong here!

Ages: Rising K – 5th graders
Times: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Dates: 10 one-week sessions beginning June 17
YMCA Member: $156 per week   Non-Member: $185 per week

  • A fixed weekly payment will be drafted each Monday, one week prior to the start date.
Register Online

Leaders in Training (LIT) at Manchester

The LIT’s of Camp Red Hawk participate in typical camp activities but will also have supplemental projects focused on service and team building.

Ages: Rising 6th – 8th graders
Times: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Dates: 10 one-week sessions, beginning June 17
YMCA Member: $156 per week   Non-Member: $185 per week

  • A fixed weekly payment will be drafted each Monday, one week prior to the start date.
Register Online

Campers in Leadership Training (CILT)

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.
Register Online

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!

Ages: Rising K – 8th grade
Times: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Dates: August 26 – 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).

Register Online

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 summer camps, please contact our Camp Directors:

Camp Director: Chris Saraceni saracenic@ymcarichmond.org
LIT Director: Ayana Butler butlera@ymcarichmond.org
Regional Director:  Syomn Long-Miller longmillers@ymcarichmond.org