Petersburg Camps

Looking for a camp program for your little camper? Check out our awesome camp programs at the Petersburg Family YMCA!

Petersburg Camps

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


Camp Petersburg Summer Adventure

Camp Summer Adventure 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 Summer Adventure – you belong here!

A typical day at Camp Petersburg is packed with fun, learning, and creativity from start to finish. It goes a little something like this:

  • Creative Arts: Explore your creative side with painting, drawing, building, and so much more.
  • Target Sports: Archery, and Slingshots
  • 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!
  • Stem: Educational lesson using motorized Legos
  • Sports: Basketball, Football, Soccer… to name a few!
  • Team-building 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 Members: $111 per week  Non-Member: $125 per week

DSS accepted and financial assistance available.

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

The LITs of Camp Petersburg 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 grade
Times: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Dates: 10 one-week sessions beginning June 17
YMCA Member: $111 per week   Non-Member: $125 per week

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

DSS accepted and financial assistance available.

Register Online

Camper In Leadership Training (CILT) at Petersburg

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

DSS accepted and financial assistance available.

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

Sports Camp

Check out some of our amazing sports camps for your child this summer.

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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).

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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 camps, please contact our Camp Directors:

Camp Director: Markisha Campbell
LIT & CILT Director: Kennard Curtis
Regional Director: Suzanne Huffine