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Featured Camps! YMCA South Hampton Roads

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Summer Camp with YMCA South Hampton Roads!

More than just a break from routine, YMCA summer camp provides unforgettable experiences, personal growth, and a sense of community.

One of the hallmarks of summer camps is the wide array of programs tailored to suit every interest and age group. From outdoor adventure camp with hiking, the alpine tower, and archery to activities such as arts and crafts, swimming and active play — there’s an enriching experience awaiting every camper.

Camp sessions are filling up fast! Reserve your child’s summer fun now: Register Here! 

KINDER CAMP, Ages 4–5  (Currituck Family YMCA, Effingham Street Family YMCA, James L. Camp Jr. Family YMCA, Suffolk Family YMCA)
Kinder Camp is for young campers who are ready for an all-day program. Campers will explore nature, try new activities, gain independence, and make lasting memories. Activities may include themed-based weeks, music & dance, arts & crafts, sports, outdoor play, recreational swimming, and more.

ACTIVITY CENTRAL, Ages 5–9  (17 different YMCA locations)
Capture the essence of traditional camp in our Activity Central Camps! Campers ages 5 to 9 will enjoy active play, creative arts, swimming, and more, all set around weekly themes.

Camp sessions are filling up fast! Reserve your child’s summer fun now: Register Here!

TWEEN CAMP, Ages 10–12  (15 different YMCA locations)
Tween campers have a style and pace all their own, so we’ve designed activities to meet their needs and interests. Separate from Activity Central, tweens ages 10 to 12 will enjoy core camp activities, ensuring your tween will make lifelong memories this summer.

ADAPTIVE CAMP, Ages 5–12 (YMCA at JT’s Camp Grom)
Adaptive Camp is designed for campers ages 5 to 12 whose physical, social and emotional abilities require additional assistance when participating in camp activities.

FIRST CAMP, Ages 5–6  (YMCA at JT’s Camp Grom, YMCA Camp Arrowhead, YMCA Camp Red Feather)
First Camp provides an introductory experience for new-to-camp kiddos. First campers learn about friendship, responsibility, and caring and follow a structured schedule filled with age-appropriate activities and travel as a family group with their counselors to and from all activities.

Camp sessions are filling up fast! Reserve your child’s summer fun now: Register Here!

DISCOVERY CAMP, Ages 6-7 (YMCA at JT’s Camp Grom, YMCA Camp Arrowhead, YMCA Camp Red Feather)
In Discovery Camp, campers grow in responsibility, independence, and healthy relationships and discover the natural world through traditional camp activities. As camp begins, campers join family groups with other kids of the same age and have a dedicated counselor who guides them through the day and facilitates camp activities.

EXPLORERS CAMP, Ages 8-9 (YMCA at JT’s Camp Grom, YMCA Camp Arrowhead, YMCA Camp Red Feather)
Explorers join family groups with campers of the same age, with a dedicated counselor who guides them through the day, facilitating fun activities. Campers participate in activities as a group and will also have the freedom to choose their own activity during favorite activity time.

PATHFINDERS CAMP, Ages 10-12  (YMCA at JT’s Camp Grom, YMCA Camp Arrowhead, YMCA Camp Red Feather)
Pathfinders Camp is for campers ages 10 to 12 who want to strengthen and develop friendships, challenge themselves, and grow their strengths. Counselors in Pathfinder Camp passionately help campers develop healthy relationships, navigate challenges and build self-confidence. Pathfinders help cultivate new camp traditions, bridge bonds between camp groups, and always bring the thunder to assemblies!

Camp sessions are filling up fast! Reserve your child’s summer fun now: Register Here!

TRAILBLAZERS CAMP, Ages 13-14  (YMCA at JT’s Camp Grom, YMCA Camp Arrowhead, YMCA Camp Red Feather)
Trailblazers Camp is a leadership development camp for ages 13–14. Trailblazers enjoy favorite camp activities and team building challenges. They also have the opportunity to shadow camp counselors, learn facilitation skills and participate in service projects.

COUNSELOR INTERNSHIPS, Age 15 (YMCA Camp Red Feather)
The camp environment provides a unique opportunity for youth age 15 to build leadership skills, particularly in assisting counselors with younger campers. Participants develop and practice the leadership skills they need to become camp counselors.

Camp sessions are filling up fast! Reserve your child’s summer fun now: Register Here!

HALF-DAY GOLF CAMP, Ages 5–7  (First Tee — Hampton Roads)
Campers will learn golf and valuable life skills, have fun through creative games and make new friends.

FULL-DAY GOLF CAMP, Ages 5–15  (First Tee — Hampton Roads)
Campers will learn golf and valuable life skills, have fun through creative games and make new friends.

YMCA summer camps stand as more than just a seasonal retreat; they are experiences that leave an impact on the lives of those who participate. From the diverse range of programs to the emphasis on community, inclusivity, and character development, camp offers something for everyone!

Camp sessions are filling up fast! Reserve your child’s summer fun now: Register Here!