Summer Camps

Camp doesn’t have to be so far from home. The YMCA has a summer camp program near you, no matter where you live in the Richmond area. From Powhatan to Sandston, Petersburg to Ashland, YMCA Day and Specialty camps are perfect summer time fun. Don't see your branch listed? Don't worry! We have camps nearby to serve you.

Summer Camps

Parent Guide to Camp

YMCA Day Camp is a great way to spend the summer. Find out details to make your summer camp experience one to remember!

Camp Thunderbird

Established in 1966, YMCA Camp Thunderbird boasts breathtaking natural beauty while providing a structured camp environment full of all the amenities a camper could ever want. One hundred acres of pristine woods encompass six-acre Lake George and many camp attractions including swimming pools, rustic cabins, trails and more!


Chester Camps

Located on 25 acres of land, including a large pond for canoeing and fishing, our well-trained staff provide a safe, nurturing atmosphere through leadership and mentoring opportunities in a beautiful, natural environment.

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.

Midlothian Camps

Nothing says summer like camp! And we have a huge variety of camp programs for your little camper to choose from.

Northside Camps

Looking for a great camp experience in the city? The Northside Family YMCA has what you need!

Patrick Henry Camps

We're all about camp! At the Patrick Henry Family YMCA, we have just the camp for your little camper, from specialty and sports camps to the traditional Camp Winnipeg.

Petersburg Camps

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

Shady Grove Camps

Whether your camper is in preschool or heading for high school, we have amazing camp experiences to suit you!

Swift Creek Camps

Are you ready to amplify, intensify, and electrify your summer? Swift Creek Family YMCA’s summer day camp provides 10 one-week sessions that will take summer to a new level.

Tuckahoe Camps

From Soccer to Cheerleading to traditional day camp, the Tuckahoe Family YMCA has a wide variety of camps. Check out all of our options here!