Camp Thunderbird

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Phone, Address, and Hours
  • Phone & Email

    804.748.6714
    Email
  • Address

    9300 Shawonodasee Road, Chesterfield, VA 23832

    Directions
  • Hours

    General Facility Hours

    Monday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Thursday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Friday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Saturday: CLOSED
    Sunday: CLOSED

    Holiday Hours

    New Year's Day: CLOSED
    Easter Sunday: CLOSED
    Memorial Day: CLOSED
    Independence Day: CLOSED
    Labor Day: CLOSED
    Thanksgiving Day (and following Friday): CLOSED
    Christmas Eve: CLOSED
    Christmas Day: CLOSED
    New Year's Eve: CLOSED
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Camp Thunderbird Amenities

Whether you're here for summer camp, a Y-Guides/Y-Princesses excursion, or just looking to spend some time in the great outdoors, YMCA Camp Thunderbird has just want you're looking for.

Camp Thunderbird Amenities

YMCA Camp Thunderbird sits on 103 acres of land, and backs up to Pocahontas State Park.  Thunderbird was originally a Boy Scout camp. Established as a YMCA camp in 1966, Camp Thunderbird boasts breathtaking natural beauty while providing a structured camp environment full of all the amenities a camper could ever want. Pristine woods encompass a six-acre Lake George and many camp attractions including swimming pools, rustic cabins, trails, and more!
Here are is what Camp Thunderbird has to offer on our campus:

  • Camp Office and Residence
  • Beautiful 6-acre lake
  • 2 Outdoor Pools (for summer camp participants only)
  • Splash Park
  • Wooded area and Fields
  • Climbing Alpine Tower
  • Two Zip Lines that travel over the lake
  • Archery and Rifle Ranges
  • Large Conference Building for dining or meeting
  • Covered Pavilions and Buildings for meeting spaces
  • 6 Bathroom Facilities
  • 15 Primitive open-air cabins
  • 3 large outdoor amphitheaters

All areas are off limits to the public and are not open for use for YMCA members unless participating in a Camp Thunderbird sanctioned program.  Using these facilities without prior permission is prohibited.