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Featured Camps! YMCA South Hampton Roads

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At YMCA summer camp, your kids will make new friends and have tons of fun as they explore new adventures every day. From half-day and full-day camps to overnight camps, you can choose how your camper spends their time this summer!

The Y has so many options to provide a fun, safe camp experience for your child. Daily activities and weekly themes keep camp fun and fresh. Don’t wait, 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, 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, field trips, 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  (16 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.

NERF CAMP, Ages 5–12 (13 different YMCA locations)
Campers spend three hours of their camp day developing teamwork, problem-solving, and sportsmanship while putting strategy into practice through games of Nerf tag, challenges, and scenarios. The Y supplies the space, obstacles, coordination, supervision, and FUN! The rest of the day is spent in traditional fun camp activities.

SPORTS CAMPS, Ages 5–12  (Taylor Bend Family YMCA, YMCA Camp Arrowhead)
Campers will learn the basics of basketball, football or soccer as well as perform individual and team drills. Scrimmages allow them to practice what they have learned. Campers will also participate in fun traditional camp activities.

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

TEEN CAMP, Ages 13–14 (Currituck Family YMCA, Great Bridge/Hickory Family YMCA, Greenbrier Family YMCA , Mt. Trashmore Family YMCA, Taylor Bend Family YMCA, YMCA of Portsmouth)
Camp designed specifically for teens will give 13 and 14-year-olds the ultimate summer camp experience! Campers will participate in some of their favorite camp activities, community service projects, weekly field trips, and more! Self-confidence, problem-solving, critical thinking, role modeling, and taking initiative are just a few skills teens will strengthen in Teen Camp!

OUTDOOR ADVENTURE CAMP – 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.

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.

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

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 at JT’s Camp Grom, 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.

GOLF CAMP, & 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.

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