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Tuckahoe Camps

From Soccer to Cheerleading to American Girl Doll camps, the Tuckahoe Family YMCA has a wide variety of camps. Check out all of our options here!

Tuckahoe Camps

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

 

Camp Tuckahoe

Camp Tuckahoe 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 Tuckahoe, you belong here!

A typical day at Camp Tuckahoe may include:

  • Camp Arts: creative arts, camp songs & skits, music, drama & dance
  • Outdoor Sports: archery (basic and advanced), sports & field games, gaga ball, low ropes course
  • Outdoor Education: outdoor education & survival
  • Aquatics: swim lessons, free swim

Ages: Rising K – rising 5th graders
Times: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Dates: 10 one-week sessions beginning June 15
YMCA Member: $204 per week   Non-Member: $260 per week

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

Weekly Themes:
Week 1: Blast Off Into Summer
Week 2: Animation Domination
Week 3: Holidaze (no camp on July 3rd)
Week 4: Wacky Tacky
Week 5: Jungle Fever
Week 6: Spirit Week
Week 7: Olympics
Week 8: Carnival
Week 9: Under the Sea
Week 10: Blast From the Past

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Camp EDGE at Tuckahoe (Previously LIT)

Explain, Demonstrate, Guide, and Enable. The Camp EDGE program focuses on personal development, goal setting and learning to work as a member of a group. The program prepares campers for leadership roles at camp and in their communities. The campers participate in typical camp activities but will also have supplemental projects focused on service and team-building. Each camper has one field trip and one service task per week.

Ages: Rising 6th – rising 8th graders
Times: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Dates: 10 one-week sessions beginning June 15
YMCA Member: $204 per week   Non-Member: $260 per week

  • A fixed weekly payment will be drafted each Monday, one week prior to the start date.
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Leaders in Training at Tuckahoe (Previously CILT)

The Leaders in Leadership Training (LIT) 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. Each session contains one association wide meet-up that engages all of our LIT’s from all of our camps into one day of leadership development and fun. While at camp, campers engage in all day camp activities but also get to observe and help counselors, specialists, and leadership staff.

Ages: Rising 9th – rising 10th grade
Times: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Dates: 4 two-week sessions beginning June 29
YMCA Members: $187 per session   Non-Members: $206 per session

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

For teens looking for a fast-paced, fun program that combines a variety of exciting outdoor activities, Teen Extreme has it all. The group will participate in field trips that include team-building, character development and leadership opportunities like Ropes Course, tubing down the James River, water parks, paintball, and more.

Ages:   rising 8th – rising 10th grade (MUST be 13 years old by July 6, 2020)
Times: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Dates: 6 one-week sessions beginning July 6
YMCA Member: $255 per week  Non-Member: $335 per week

  • A fixed weekly payment will be drafted each Monday, one week prior to the start date.
  • Teen Extreme campers go to Kings Dominion one time every week. Each camper must have his/her own season’s pass OR a ticket can be pre-purchased through the YMCA. Please contact Ryan Corbin for more information. Corbinr@ymcarichmond.org

Weekly Field Trips: (subject to change due to weather and other circumstances)

Week of July 6th: Launch Trampoline Park, Kings Dominion, Marine Corp Museum, Colonial Beach, Rudee Rocket

Week of July 13th: Cobblestone, Kings Dominion, Thunderbolt Karts, iFly – STEM, Tubing on the James

Week of July 20th: Challenge Discovery, Kings Dominion, Skycoaster/VA Beach Boardwalk, Yorktown Beach, Skyzone

Week of July 27th: Bear Creek Lake, Kings Dominion, Drive Shack, Lake Anna, Colonial Beach

Week of August 3rd: Pocahontas State Park, Kings Dominion, Massanutten Waterpark, Ocean Breeze, Buckroe Beach

Week of August 10th: Splashdown, Kings Dominion, Richmond Raceway Pace Car Ride, Pontooning, Splat Brothers Paintball.

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Sports Camps

From rock climbing to gymnastics, soccer to flag football, we have a sports camp for your camp to stay active all summer long.

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Specialty Camps

We have a wide variety of specialty camps that will be perfect for your child this summer.  Check out what we have to offer.

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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! Come celebrate the end of summer at Camp Thunderbird with swimming, fishing, gaga, crafts, reading and a few more surprises!

Ages: Rising K – rising 8th grade
Times: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Dates: August 31 – September 3
YMCA Members: $182   Non-Members: $211

*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 summer day, sport, teen or specialty camps, please contact our Camp Directors:

Camp Tuckahoe Director: Stacie Pickral pickrals@ymcarichmond.org
Camp EDGE & LIT Director: Rashi Branche brancher@ymcarichmond.org
Teen Extreme Director: Ryan Corbin corbinr@ymcarichmond.org
Regional Director: Jean Finney finneyj@ymcarichmond.org
Sports & Specialty Camps: Steve Sgritta sgrittas@ymcarichmond.org and Rebecca Turnbull turnbullr@ymcarichmond.org