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TABLE OF CONTENTS Day Camps Chart.......................................................................................................................................................................2 Chester Family YMCA (CH) . ....................................................................................................................................................3 Chickahominy Family YMCA (CK) ...........................................................................................................................................4 Downtown YMCA (DT) .............................................................................................................................................................4 Goochland Family YMCA (GO) ........................................................................................................................................... 5-7 John Rolfe Family YMCA (JR) ..................................................................................................................................................7 Manchester Family YMCA (MN) .............................................................................................................................................8 Midlothian Family YMCA (MD) .......................................................................................................................................... 8-9 YMCA Camp Thunderbird Outdoor Center (CTB)...................................................................................................... 10-11 North Richmond Family Community Center (NR)............................................................................................................. 12 Patrick Henry Family YMCA (PH).................................................................................................................................. 12-13 Elizabeth Randolph Lewis Powhatan Family YMCA (PO)......................................................................................... 13-14 Shady Grove Family YMCA (SG) ................................................................................................................................... 14-15 Southside Virginia Family YMCA (SS) ............................................................................................................................... 16 Tuckahoe Family YMCA (TK).......................................................................................................................................... 16-19 Registration Information .................................................................................................................................................... 19

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CTB CH CK DT GO JR MD MN NR PH PO SG SS TK Preschool-Age Day Camp 3 3 3 3 School-Age Day Camp 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 Preschool-Age Summer Child Care 3 3 3 3 School-Age Summer Child Care 3 3 3 3 3 3 The Babysitters’ Club 3 Baseball/T-Ball Camp 3 3 3 Basketball Camp 3 3 3 3 3 3 Counselors In Training (CIT) 3 3 3 3 Dance/Cheerleading Camp 3 3 Enrichment Theme Camp 3 3 EveryBuddy Special Needs Camp 3 3 3 Field Hockey Camp (female) 3 Flag Football Camp 3 3 3 3 Guitar Camp 3 Gymnastics Camps 3 3 Junior CIT Camp 3 Junior Counselor Camp 3 Kreative Kitchen Cooking Camp 3 Leadership Camp 3 3 3 Nature/Arts Camp 3 3 Outdoor Camps 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 Overnight Camp 3 Pee Wee Sports Camp 3 3 Rock Wall Climbing Camp 3 Science Camp 3 Soccer Camp 3 3 3 3 3 3 Sports Combo Camp 3 3 3 3 Explorers Camp 3 3 3 3 3 Teen Adventure or Service Camp 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 Tennis Camp 3 Traveling/Field Trip Day Camp 3 3 3


www.ymcarichmond.orG/camp Chester Family YMCA 3011 W. Hundred Road Chester, VA 23831

For questions, please contact the child care director at (804) 414-0469 Camp Red Feather (Half or Full Day) A unique and safe outdoor traditional day camp on 23 beautiful acres featuring age-appropriate and fun day-camp activities such as crafts, boating, songs, fishing, outdoor education, sports, archery and swim lessons! Bi-weekly field trips are included. Ages: Rising K-6th graders Times: 7 a.m.- Noon OR 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Dates: 10 one-week sessions First session begins June 20, Last session begins August 22 Facility Members: $90 half day; $155 full day Community Members: $110 half day; $205 full day Teen Extreme Staff focuses on teamwork and leadership skills through a variety of activities such as archery, swimming, sports and more. Weekly field trips include kayaking, tubing and hiking as well as service-learning projects in the community. Ages: Rising 7th-10th graders Times: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Dates:10 one-week sessions First session begins June 20, Last session begins August 22 Facility Members: $180 Community Members: $230

Parent/Child Soccer Camp Designed for families who want to have fun together while learning the basics of soccer. Sessions will be led by an experienced soccer coach. Parents are required to have fun and participate! Ages: 3-6 years old Date: July 25-29 Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Facility Members: $35.00 Community Members: $55.00 Youth Basketball Camp Learn to shoot, pass and dribble or improve your skills in basketball. Ages: 6-14 years old Times: 9 a.m.- Noon Dates: July 11-July 15 Facility Members: $45.00 Community Members: $90.00 Youth Soccer Camp Prepare for the fall season by improving your soccer skills and technique. Ages: 6-14 years old Times: 9 a.m.-noon Dates: August 1-August 5 Facility Members: $45.00 Community Members: $90.00 Camping Opportunity If you would like your child to participate in our Camp Red Feather program after basketball or soccer camp, please call our camp director at 414-0469 for information.

Starry Overnight Overnight for rising 4th-8th grade campers. Look for more information about overnights in the day camp newsletter. Facility Members: $30 Community Members: $40 Pre-School Sports Camps Learn the basics of T-ball, soccer and basketball in a fun setting. Ages: 3-5 years old Date: June 20-June 24 OR July 18-22 Time: 9 a.m.- noon Facility Members: $35.00 Community Members: $55.00

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www.ymcarichmond.org/camp Chickahominy Family YMCA 5401 Whiteside Road Sandston, VA 23150

For questions, please contact the child care office manager at (804) 737-9622. Camp Chickahominy Each camper will learn team building and leadership skills through daily activities with their group and others. All campers will be served a nutritious afternoon snack. Activities include field games, music, drama, swimming lessons, archery, arts, crafts, outdoor education and family nights. Your child may come all summer or choose any session. Deposit required for each camper. Ages: 4 years 9 months -13 Times: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Dates: Ten one-week sessions First session begins June 20, Last session begins August 22 Facility Member: $105 Community Member: $115 Counselor in Training (CIT) This camp teaches enthusiastic young people leadership skills and the fundamentals of working with children. CIT are paired with a counselor to develop skills in areas such as implementing daily camp activities, discipline, first-aid and child relations. Participants build character and grow as they work with children and their peers. Deposit required for each camper. Ages: 13-16 years old Times: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Dates: Ten one-week sessions First session begins June 20, last session begins August 22 Facility Member: $80 Community Member: $95 Basketball Camp Improve your dribbling, passing and shooting while having fun with players your own age. Ages: 4-12 Times: 10 a.m.-Noon Dates: June 27-July 1 Facility Member: $40 Community Member: $55

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Soccer Camp Practice and learn new skills, while having fun with other players the same age. Ages: 4-12 Times: 10 a.m.-Noon Dates: July 18-22 Facility Member: $40 Community Member: $55 Flag Football Work on passing, receiving and defending, while having fun with other players the same age. Ages: 4-12 Times: 10 a.m.-Noon Dates: August 15-19 Facility Member: $40 Community Member: $55 Cheerleading Learn new cheers and routines while having fun with your peers. Ages: 4-12 Times: 10 a.m.-Noon Dates: August 15-19 Facility Member: $40 Community Member: $55

Downtown Family YMCA 2 W. Main Street Richmond, VA 23220

For questions, please contact the child care director at (804) 783-9622. Preschool-Age Summer Child Care Our summer program is packed with fun and learning for your active preschooler. Our teachers utilize weekly themes in coordination with our center’s curriculum to create a fun and safe learning environment. Children enjoy arts and crafts, music and movement, learning and much more. Ages: 2½-5 years old Times: 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Dates: 10 one-week sessions. First session begins June 27, Last session begins August 26 Facility Member: $105 Community Member: $115


www.ymcarichmond.orG/camp School-Age Summer Child Care This theme-based summer program offers campers entertainment and learning opportunities. Our trained staff members work with children to instill our core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility in a safe and fun learning environment. Weekly sessions include arts and crafts, music and drama, swimming, computer lab, games, sports and more! Ages: 5-12 years old Times: 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Dates: 10 one-week sessions. First session begins June 27, Last session begins August 26 Facility Member: $125 Community Member: $135

Kinder Camp - Full or Half Day Designed specifically for preschoolers, this program offers swimming, socializing, learning new outdoor games, singing camp songs, making crafts, special guests and family events. We’ll provide the picnic setting so don’t forget to bring your snack and lunch each day! Following afternoon rest time, the fun continues with outdoor play, water games and exploring nature. Kinder Camp has eleven themed weeks that keep children engaged, happy and learning through the summer. Ages: 3-5 Times: 8 a.m.- Noon (half day); 7:30 a.m.- 6 p.m. (full day) Dates: 11 one-week sessions First session begins June 6, Last session begins August 15 Facility Members: $83 (half day); $137 (full day) Community Members: $103 (half day); $157 (full day)

Goochland Family YMCA

Counselors In Training (CIT) The CIT program is a week-long educational and training program that teaches teen leadership skills and the fundamentals of working with children. Participants are paired with camp counselors in a YMCA camp and assist in the management of children ages 6-13 years old. All CIT receive a certificate of achievement upon successful completion. Ages: 14-17 Times: 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. or 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Dates: 11 one-week sessions First session begins June 6, Last session begins August 15 Facility Members: $65 Community Members: $85

1800 Dickinson Road Goochland, VA 23063

For questions, please contact the child care director at (804) 556-9887. Pre/Post Program Extended Care is Available Children will have the opportunity to enjoy camp activities before and after specialty camps at Kinder Camp or Camp Gooch. Includes transportation to and from Goochland YMCA to Goochland Middle School for gymnastics and dance camps. Drop off/pick up will be located at the Goochland Family YMCA for extended care participants only. Schedules and pricing are located with each camp description. Camp Gooch Camp Gooch is a joyful experience that builds selfesteem, lasting friendships and treasured memories. Each day is filled with activities that foster caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Children participate in arts, crafts, sports, games, learning activities, swimming and field trips. Camp Gooch offers kids a summer of self-discovery, adventure, fun and learning that will last a lifetime. Ages: 6-13 Times: 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Dates: 11 one-week sessions First session begins June 6, Last session begins August 15 Facility Members: $137 Community Members: $157

Ballerina Camp Children will be introduced to the wonderful world of dance as they tap and turn to their favorite fairy tales, participate in dance-related arts and crafts and hold a special performance on the last day. Ballet slippers, tap shoes and a snack for your dancer are required. Ages: 3-5 Times: 9 a.m.- Noon Dates: August 1-August 5 Location: Goochland Middle School Facility Members: $85 Community Members: $115 Pre/Post Program Extended Care: 7:30-9 a.m. and Noon - 6 p.m. Facility Members: $95 Community Members: $105

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www.ymcarichmond.org/camp Goochland Family YMCA Continued Flavor of Dance This contemporary camp covers ballet, tap, jazz and hip hop fundamentals and stagecraft exploration. An original performance will be held on the last day of camp. Ballet slippers, tap shoes, a daily snack and lunch are required. Ages: 6-12 Times: 1-4 p.m. Dates: August 1-5 Location: Goochland Middle School Facility Members: $95 Community Members: $115 Pre/Post Program Extended Care: Ages: 6-12: 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. Facility Members: $95 Community Members: $105 Dance Company Camp This fun contemporary camp will cover ballet, tap, jazz and hip hop fundamentals and stagecraft exploration. An original performance will culminate this camp on Friday at 12:30 p.m.. Please bring a healthy snack and lunch for your dancer. Ballet slippers and tap shoes are required. Ages: 11-18 Time: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Date: June 13-17 Location: Goochland Middle School Facility Member: $95 Community Member: $115 Nature-Art Camp This camp offers youth a chance to explore nature and their creativity. Campers will experience horseback riding and attend a horse show, learn to paint with local artist Robin Casperi, make pottery at All Fired Up, enjoy a day of nature at the farm, visit a recording studio and record their own music. Ages: 8-14 years old Times: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dates: June 20-June 24 Facility Members: $195 Community Members: $205 Pre/Post Program Extended Care: 7:30-9 a.m. and 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Facility Members: $40 Community Members: $50

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Inch Worms Gymnastics Camp Children will learn the basics of gymnastics in a fun environment. Fun games, arts and crafts, tumbling, balancing acts and jumps will foster a passion for sports within each child. Ages: 3-5 Times: 9 a.m.-Noon Dates: July 4-8 & July 18-July22 Location: Goochland Middle School Facility Members: $85 Community Members: $105 Pre/Post Program Extended Care: 7:30-9 a.m. and Noon-6 p.m. Facility Members: $95 Community Members: $105 “All Star” Gymnastics Camp Through games using the floor, balance beam, parallel bars, single bar, mini trampoline, and vault, children will learn the fundamentals of gymnastics while building strength, flexibility, coordination and balance. Ages: 6-12 Times: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Dates: June 27-July 1; July 11-15 Location: Goochland Middle School Facility Members: $95 Community Members: $115 Pre/Post Program Extended Care: 7:30-9 a.m. and 1-6 p.m. Facility Members: $95 Community Members: $105 British Soccer “First Kicks” Camp This camp is a friendly, low-key introduction to the fundamentals of soccer. Campers will enjoy games, stories and fun. Ages: 3-4 Times: 9-10 a.m. Dates: June 20-June24 Facility and Community Members: $86 Pre/Post Program Extended Care: 7:30-9 a.m. and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Facility and Community Members: $115 British Soccer “Mini” Camp Great games, basic technical practices and lots of fun! Ages: 5-6 Times: 10:15-11:45 a.m. Dates: June 20-June24 Facility and Community Member: $102 Pre/Post Program Extended Care: 7:30-10:15 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.-6 p.m. Facility and Community Member: $110


www.ymcarichmond.orG/camp British Soccer Half-Day Emphasis is placed upon individual skill development, mastery of the core techniques and fundamental tactical awareness. Ages: 6-14 Times: 1-4 p.m. Dates: June 20-June24 Facility and Community Member: $126 Pre/Post Program Extended Care: 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. Facility and Community Member: $95 British Sports Sampler Camp Challenger's team of British coaches will provide campers with a week of non-stop action, offering fun and competition with a British twist. Children will learn new British sports and develop new skills with team-building activities. They will also learn sportsmanship and leadership, while playing hard, having fun and making new friends. Ages: 6-9 Times: 9 a.m.-Noon Dates: July 25-29 Facility and Community Member: $125 Ages: 10-13 Times: 1-4 p.m. Dates: July 25-29 Facility and Community Member: $125 Teen Extreme Summer Camp Face your fears and stretch your limits at Teen Extreme Summer Camp! Experience the thrills of theme parks, swimming, rock climbing, canoeing, tubing, hiking, service projects, sports and low ropes challenge courses. Ages: Rising 7th - 10th graders Times: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Dates: 4 one-week sessions First session begins July 11, last session begins August 1 Facility Members: $150.00 Community Members: $225.00

John Rolfe Family YMCA 2244 John Rolfe Parkway Henrico, VA 23233

For questions, please call the John Rolfe Family YMCA at (804) 360-8767. Kreative Kitchen Little hands will experience the joy of making their own healthy food creations and fun kitchen crafts. Ages: 2-5 and 5-8 Times: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Dates: July 18-21: Ages 2-5 July 25-28: Ages 5-8 Community and Facility Members: $85 The Babysitters’ Club Babysitters-in-training learn how to care for younger children safely and playfully. Campers will create a Kids Care Manual filled with information to use while babysitting including safety issues, games, songs, crafts and snacks. Campers will also receive hands-on training in our Child Watch program. Ages: Rising 4th-8th graders Times: 9 a.m.-Noon Dates: June 27-30 Community and Facility Members: $65 Fizzle, Sizzle, Pop Join the exciting science fun with hands-on experiments, demonstrations, and chemistry “magic tricks.” Ages: Rising 1st-5th graders Times: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Dates: August 8-11 Facility and Community Members: $85 Who says you can’t play with your food? Children will learn to decorate cup cake masterpieces, make funky fruit arrangements, bake bread in a can, create Bento box lunches and more! Ages: 8-12 Times: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Dates: August 1-4 Community and Facility Members: $85

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www.ymcarichmond.org/camp Manchester Family YMCA 7540 Hull Street Road Richmond, VA 23235

For questions, please call the child care director at (804) 276-9622. Summer Explorers Summer Explorers provides a safe, balanced and fun summer. Arts and crafts, science projects, outside play, swimming, and weekly field trips are just some of the activities campers will enjoy under the supervision of highly-trained camp staff. Deposit required for each camper. Ages: Rising K-5th graders Times: 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Dates: 10 one-week sessions. First session begins June 20, Last session begins August 22 Facility Member: $120 Community Member: $150 Teen Extreme This adventure camp keeps teens active and engaged while developing interpersonal and leadership skills. Participants are given the opportunity to experience activities such as rock climbing, camping, hiking, swimming, sports, and service-learning projects. Deposit required for each camper. Ages: Rising 6th-9th graders Time: 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Dates: 10 one-week sessions. First session begins June 20, Last session begins August 22 Facility Member: $150 Community Member: $180

Sports Camps Campers will learn fundamental skills involved in playing each sport with emphasis placed on practicing proper sportsmanship while having fun. Campers will participate in safe and exciting drills, games and contests. Whether learning how to play a new sport or refining old skills, each child is a winner at the Manchester Family YMCA! Ages: 5 years-rising 5th graders Times: 8:30 a.m.-Noon Dates: Seven one-week sessions: June 27-July 1: Basketball July 4-8: Sports Sampler July 11-15: T-ball/Baseball August 1- 5: Soccer August 8-12: Basketball August 15-19: Soccer Facility Member: $50 Community Member: $65 Sports Camp/Child Care Combo Your child will participate in Sports Camp in the morning and Summer Explorers in the afternoon. Facility and Community Members: Weekly summer camp fee plus $30.00

Midlothian Family YMCA 737 Coalfield Road Midlothian, VA 23114 For questions, please contact the child care director at (804) 379-5668. Camp Saponi Camp Saponi offers children a traditional outdoor day camp experience in a rustic, 25-acre setting. Activities include outdoor education, music and drama, arts and crafts, archery, low ropes course, field games and swimming lessons. Special events include themed family nights and our annual carnival. Campers are grouped by age and gender. Ages: Rising 1st-6th graders Times: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Dates: 10 one-week sessions. First session begins June 20, Last session begins August 22 Facility Member: $150 Community Member: $195

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www.ymcarichmond.orG/camp Summer Explorers Camp Summer Explorers is an indoor alternative to our traditional outdoor day camp. Children enjoy arts and crafts, drama and theater, environmental studies, cooperative games, field trips and guest speakers. Swimming indoors or playing in the outdoor water park are daily occurrences, weather permitting. Ages: Rising K-5th graders Times: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Dates: 11 one-week sessions. First session begins June 20, Last session begins August 29 Facility Member: $150 Community Member: $195 Teen Extreme Camp Teens build friendships while developing interpersonal and leadership skills. Staff focus on encouraging team work and character development during fun activities such as rock climbing, kayaking, tubing, hiking, splash parks, laser tag, swimming, sports, the low ropes course and a trip to Kings Dominion! Ages: Rising 7th-10th graders Times: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Dates: 10 one-week sessions. First session begins June 20, Last session begins August 22 Facility Member: $185 Community Member: $215 EveryBuddy Special Needs Camp We proudly serve children with special needs. Campers participate in traditional camp activities and benefit from a schedule that is balanced to offer both small and larger group times. To maintain a nurturing 1:3 counselor-to-camper ratio, we can only accept six campers per session. Please contact our camp director with questions or concerns or to set up a consultation. Ages: 5-12 Times: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Dates: 10 one-week sessions. First session begins June 20, Last session begins August 22 Facility Member: $260 per session Community Member: $330 per session

Soccer Camp We want to give your child the opportunity to enhance his or her skills in the game of soccer. Ages: Rising 1st-5th graders Times: 8:45 a.m.-Noon Session 1: June 27-July1 Session 2: July 11-15 Facility Members: $99 (combo with Camp Saponi $25) Community Members: $129 (combo with Camp Saponi $35) Basketball Camp Learn the proper way to shoot, dribble, develop through drills and become a better player. Ages: Rising 1st-10th graders Times: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Session 1: June 20-24 Session 2: July 18-22 Facility Members: $185 Community Members: $205 After Summer School Camp Transportation is provided from local schools to the Y. After lunch, children join campers in Camp Saponi and all of its fun activities. Ages: Rising 1st-6th graders Times: Noon-6 p.m. Dates: July 5-August 4 Facility Member: $90 Community Member: $117 Soccer Goalkeeper Camp This camp will work on goalkeeper skills and perfecting your technique. If you are a goalkeeper in elementary through high school, or a recreation league, this is the camp for you. Work with current and former collegiate players to enhance your skills! Open to any skill level. Grades: Rising 2nd-12th graders Times: 5-8:00 p.m. Dates: July 12-July 14 (Tuesday - Thursday) Facility Member: $99 Community Member: $129

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YMCA Camp Thunderbird Real summer camp. Real summer fun. 9300 Shawonodasee Road Chesterfield, VA 23832 For questions, please call the day camp office at (804) 748-6714. The Classic Camp Experience 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. Upon arriving, campers will notice: • Fishing docks • Athletic fields • Pony trails • Four amphitheaters • Outdoor pools • Nature trails • Water playground • Rustic cabins (17) • Basketball courts • Zip Lines (2) • “Three More Moves” Alpine Tower YMCA Day Camp At YMCA Camp Thunderbird, supervised summer fun starts as soon as campers step onto the bus, excited about the day that awaits. Once at camp, morning devotion sets the tone for a day of fun-filled activities that promote age-appropriate relationships in an exciting yet structured setting.

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A typical day at YMCA Camp Thunderbird may include: • Archery • Pony trail rides • Arts & crafts • Riding the Zip lines • Boating & canoeing • Climbing the “Three More • Fishing Moves” Alpine Tower • Fort building • Swim Lessons • Hiking • Outdoor education • Music and drama • Marksmanship • Petting farm • Team building Ages: Rising K-8th graders Times: 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m. (drop-off and pick-up times vary by bus stop location) Dates: One- or two-week sessions. First session begins June 20, Last session ends August 26 Facility Member: $200 (one week); $340 (two weeks) Community Member: $225 (one week); $365 (two weeks) YMCA Leaders-in-Training Designed for rising 9th and 10th graders, YMCA Leaders-in-Training builds future leaders through mentorship and responsibility. Activities and field trips vary by week. Ages: Rising 9th & 10th graders Times: 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m. (drop-off and pick-up times vary by bus stop location) Dates: One-or two-week sessions First session begins June 20, Last session ends August 26 Facility Member: $220 (one week); $340 (two weeks) Community Member: $230 (one week); $365 (two weeks)


www.ymcarichmond.orG/camp A Place for EveryBuddy Our EveryBuddy curriculum helps special needs children experience camp. Due to the low camper-to-staff ratio of 3:1, space is limited to only twelve campers per two-week session. EveryBuddy campers must use the YMCA Camp Thunderbird drop-off and pick-up option. Ages: Rising kindergarten-17 year olds Times: 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Dates: Two-week sessions First session begins June 20, Last session begins August 15 Facility Member: $340 Community Member: $365 Camper Lunch is included! Take a break from packing lunches! We provide daily hot meals in our air-conditioned Navas Lodge for all campers at no additional cost. We Pick Up & Drop Off Free of Charge! YMCA Camp Thunderbird is truly a unique experience, and we want to serve as many kids as possible. We provide FREE bus stops throughout the Greater Richmond community.

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“TB” (NO BUS—Drop Off/Pick Up by Parent at Camp) #1 Shady Grove Family YMCA #2 Woodlake United Methodist Church #3 Midlothian Family YMCA #4 Fox Elementary School #5 Tuckahoe Family YMCA #6 John Rolfe Middle School #7 Powhatan High School #8 Bon Air Baptist Church #9 Manchester Family YMCA #10 Chester Family YMCA

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4:30-6:30 pm* 5:15-6:30 pm* 5:30-5:45 pm 5:15-6:30 pm* 5:15-5:30 pm 5:30-5:45 pm 5:30-5:45 pm 5:30-5:45 pm 5:30-5:45 pm 5:30-5:45 pm 5:30-5:45 pm

* Post-camp extended care will be provided (at no extra charge) at the Shady Grove and Midlothian Family YMCAs from 5:15-6:30 p.m. and at YMCA Camp Thunderbird from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Children will be fully supervised, and camper activities will be available during these times. Kid-friendly Staff Day camp staff is dedicated to making your child’s summer safe, productive and fun! All employees are subject to random drug testing as well as background checks through VA State Police and Child Protective Services. In addition, camp staff complete an average of 45 hours of pre-camp training, including first aid, AED and CPR certifications.

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www.ymcarichmond.org/camp North Richmond YMCA Community Center 4207 Old Brook Road Richmond, VA 23227

For questions, please contact the child care director at (804) 329-9622. Little Explorers Give your preschooler the ultimate summer experience! Educational activities combined with field trips, swimming, art and science programs. Campers are encouraged to explore ways to work as individuals and together as a team to resolve problems, build relationships and have fun! Ages: 2 1/2-5 Times: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Wrap-Around available 7-8:30 a.m., 5-6 p.m. Dates: 10 one-week sessions First session begins June 20, Last session begins August 22 Facility Member: $115 Community Member: $130 Wrap-Around: $10 per camper per week Y Adventure Camp Swimming, field trips, arts and sports – this will be a summer of adventure for your school-age child. Open up your child’s world to new adventures and experiences. Ages: 5-12 Times: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Wrap-Around available 7-8:30 a.m., 5-6 p.m. Dates: 10 one-week sessions. First session begins June 20, Last session begins August 22 Facility Member: $110 Community Member: $150 Wrap-Around: $10 per camper per week Teen Xtreme Camp Give your teen an enriching summer experience building confidence and leadership skills through service-learning projects, field trips and special events. Ages: 13-17 Times: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Wrap-Around available 7-8:30 a.m., 5-6 p.m. Dates: 10 one-week sessions. First session begins June 20, Last session begins August 22 Facility Member: $135 Community Member: $175 Wrap-Around: $10 per camper per week

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Patrick Henry Family YMCA 217 Ashcake Road Ashland, VA 23005

For questions, please call the child care and camp director at (804) 798-0057. Junior Camp Winnipeg This camp is centered on weekly themes. Campers will enjoy arts and crafts, small and large group games, outdoor education, character development, daily swimming and the occasional field trip. Provide your camper with a healthy lunch along with a healthy morning and afternoon snack. Your camper will also need to bring a water bottle each day. Ages: Rising K-3rd graders Times: 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Dates: 10 one week sessions. First session begins June 20, Last session begins August 22 Facility Members: $130 Community Members: $150 Senior Camp Winnipeg Also centered on weekly themes, campers enjoy more advanced arts and crafts, small and large group games, outdoor education, character development, service learning, daily swim time and weekly field trips. Provide your camper with a healthy lunch along with a healthy morning and afternoon snack. Your camper will also need to bring a water bottle each day. Ages: Rising 4th-6th graders Times: 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Dates: 10 one week sessions. First session begins June 20, Last session begins August 22 Facility Members: $135 Community Members: $155


www.ymcarichmond.orG/camp Camp Tonkawa (Teen Camp) Campers will enjoy a different field trip every day and also engage in weekly community service activities. Provide your camper with a healthy lunch along with a healthy morning and afternoon snack. Your camper will also need to bring a water bottle each day. Ages: Rising 7th-9th graders Times: 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Dates: 10 one week sessions. First session begins June 20, Last session begins August 22 Facility Members: $165 Community Members: $185 Counselor in Training (CIT) CITs shadow a camp counselor during the day and learn the appropriate skills and knowledge needed to become a day camp counselor. CITs learn and project the YMCA’s core values throughout the camp day. CITs will meet weekly with YMCA staff to receive support and guidance on their camp experience. Ages: Rising 9th-12th graders Times: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dates: Five two-week sessions. First session begins June 20, Last session begins August 15 Facility Members: $165 Community Members: $185

Junior Counselor in Training (JCIT) Teens aspiring to be future Summer Explorers staff members work with counselors, attend field trips, assist with swimming activities, meet with the center supervisor and receive supportive supervision and evaluation. Participation does not guarantee a staff position, but is looked upon favorably. Those interested must complete a JCIT registration packet. Ages: Rising 7th-9th graders Times: 7 a.m.–6 p.m. Dates: Eleven one-week sessions. First session begins June 20, Last session begins August 29 Facility Members: $100 Community Members: $120 Half Day Sports Combo Camp Campers learn a variety of sports such as whiffleball, soccer, basketball, ultimate Frisbee and flag football. Campers will also have an opportunity to meet and play soccer with Richmond Kickers soccer players! Must bring a water bottle, lunch and closed-toed shoes. Ages: K-5th graders Times: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Dates: Three one-week sessions. June 20-June 24, July 11-15 and August 8-12 Facility Member: $70 Community Member: $80

Elizabeth Randolph Lewis Powhatan YMCA 2269 Mann Road Powhatan, VA 23139

For questions, please contact the child care director at (804) 598-0250. Summer Explorers Summer Explorers builds spirit, mind and body through activities such as arts and crafts, drama, environmental studies, games, weekly values discussions, and swim lessons on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. There are two prescheduled and field trips and guest speakers on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Ages: 5-12 Time: 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Dates: 11 one-week sessions. First session begins June 20, Last session begins August 29 Location: One of three Powhatan County Elementary Schools Facility Member: $128 Community Member: $154

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www.ymcarichmond.org/camp Elizabeth Randolph Lewis Powhatan YMCA Continued Half Day Preschool Camp Each week your child will have many different choices of activities to participate in such as art, nature, science, outdoor games, reading, puzzles and fine motor skill development. Water bottle, lunch and close-toed shoes required. Ages: 3 year olds: Tuesday, Thursday 4 & 5 year olds: Monday, Wednesday, Friday Times: 9 a.m.-Noon Location: Powhatan Elementary School Dates: Six one-week sessions. First session begins June 6, Last session begins July 18. No camp 4th of July week Facility Member: $32 (3 year olds), $45 (4 & 5 year olds) Community Member: $52 (3 year olds), $65 (4 & 5 year olds) Teen Excursions Sign up for our Teen Excursions program, which provides daily field trips to Kings Dominion, Colonial Williamsburg, Hadad’s Lake, Virginia Living Museum, Skate Nation, Cobblestones Water Park, and Skateland/CiCi’s Pizza. This is a great opportunity to spend time with friends, make new ones, and have the best summer yet! Ages: Rising 7th-10th grades Times: 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Dates: Three one-week sessions July 18-22, July 25-29, and August 1-5 Facility Member: $135 Community Member: $170

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Shady Grove Family YMCA 11255 Nuckols Road Glen Allen, VA 23060

For questions, please contact the child care director at (804) 270-3866. Kinder Camp Kinder Camp is a week of art, singing, games, learning centers, cooking and outdoor play around weekly themes. Bring your lunch and a snack. We provide a peanut and tree nut free environment, as well as curbside service. Campers must be independently potty trained. Ages: 3-6 Times: 8:50 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Dates: 10 one-week sessions First session begins June 20, Last session begins August 22 Facility Members: $90 Community Members: $145 Sports Camps Campers learn fundamental skills for each weekly sport with an emphasis on FUN through developmental drills, games and contests. Our co-ed sessions include basketball, baseball, soccer, flag football and sports unlimited. Campers need tennis shoes, outdoor clothes, water bottle, bagged lunch, sunscreen and a hat. Ages: 5 years-5th graders Times: 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Dates: 9 one-week sessions First session begins June 20, Last session begins August 15 Facility Members: $90 Community Members: $145 Combine a Sports Camp with Camp Kanawha or Summer Explorers for only $30 per week


www.ymcarichmond.orG/camp Summer Explorers An alternative to traditional camps, Summer Explorers allows your child to enjoy a program that concentrates on indoor activities including arts & crafts, drama & theater, club activities, environmental studies, cooperative games, free swim, field trips, special events and guests. Attend all summer or just a few one-week sessions. Campers should bring a bagged lunch. Ages: Rising 1st-5th graders Times: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Dates: 10 one-week sessions First session begins June 20, Last session begins August 22 Facility Members: $150 Community Members: $210 Camp Kanawha This traditional outdoor summer day camp gives your child the experiences of summer fun including swimming lessons, archery, ropes course, arts & crafts, nature, special events and guests. Attend all summer or choose from among 11 one-week sessions. Campers should bring a bagged lunch. Ages: Rising 1st-5th graders Times: 7 a.m.- 6 p.m. Dates: 11 one-week sessions First session begins June 20, Last session begins August 29 Facility Members: $150 Community Members: $210 Camp E.D.G.E. (Educate, Develop, Give, Experience) Each session rising 6th-9th graders will plan and execute a community service project, participate in hands-on, real-world learning experiences and work as teams to win wild camp events from Camp Olympics to Fear Factor to Spirit Wars! Teens earn a minimum of three volunteer hours per session. A great option for students needing community service hours for school! Ages: Rising 6th-9th graders Times: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Dates: 11 one-week sessions First session begins June 20, Last session begins August 29 Facility Members: $150 Community Members: $210

Teen Extreme Adventure Camp This traveling adventure camp focuses on teambuilding and character development through field trips and service projects including visiting state parks, hiking, tubing, swimming, camping, rock climbing, Meals on Wheels and more! Ages: Rising 7th-10th graders Times: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Dates: 11 one-week sessions First session begins June 20, Last session begins August 29 Facility Members: $185 Community Members: $285 Guitar Camp Calling all rock stars! Learn new chords, scales, solos and songs. End the week by recording your own CD! Students must bring their own guitars. A limited number of guitars are available for campers to borrow. Ages: Rising 7th-10th graders Times: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Dates: August 15-19 Facility Members: $100 Community Members: $140 Film-making Boot Camp Lights! Camera! Camp! In this half-day program, campers will learn the basics of creating, writing, acting, shooting, editing and other processes involved with filmmaking. A take-home DVD will be available at the end of the week with the finished products. Ages: Rising 6th-10th graders Times: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Dates: August 8-12 Facility Members: $100 Community Members: $140

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www.ymcarichmond.org/camp Southside VA Family YMCA

Tuckahoe Family YMCA

For questions, please contact Child Care Director Denise Tatum at (804) 733-9333.

For questions, please contact the camp leadership team at (804) 740-9622.

Preschool Child Care Children will have a blast in this summer child care program packed with fun and learning for your active preschooler. Centered around weekly themes, children enjoy arts and crafts, music and movement, reading, counting, dramatic play, devotions, nature activities, character development and swimming lessons. Lunch is provided for most weeks; ask camp director for specific lunch details. Ages: 3 years, 11 months-4 Times: 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Dates: 10 one-week sessions First session begins June 21, Last session begins August 22 Rates: Sliding scale rates available. Please contact the Southside YMCA for information.

Camp Tuckahoe Camp Tuckahoe is a diverse program committed to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility. Themed weekly camp activities include arts and crafts, singing, sports and games, cooking, outdoor education and more. Activities are age-appropriate and taught by carefully selected camp counselors that make every child’s experience exceptional.

120 N. Madison Street Petersburg, VA 23803

School’s Out Safe, well-supervised activities such as swimming lessons, reading, math, music, drama, theme sessions, devotions, creative arts, arts & crafts, science and nature activities, character development, and indoor and outdoor gross-motor activities build new skills, promote diversity in learning and lead to a well-rounded summer experience. Weekly fieldtrip fees are not included in session fee. Lunch is provided for most weeks; ask camp director for specific lunch details. Ages: Rising K-5th graders Times: 7a.m.-6 p.m. Dates: 10 one-week sessions First session begins June 21, Last session begins August 22 Location: Southside YMCA 120 N. Madison St., Petersburg, VA Rates: All rates are based on income. Please contact the Southside YMCA for information.

9211 Patterson Avenue Henrico, VA 23229

The new Kinder Camp program offers swimming lessons, group activities and afternoon rest time. Junior Campers also receive swim lessons and attend a weekly field trip. Senior Campers experience two field trips a week as well as archery, teambuilding and free swim. The new Tween Camp program is designed for those kids transitioning from grade school to middle school. Tween campers experience the joy of Camp Tuckahoe activities with a bit more competition and the privileges of the older Camp Adventure experience. Kinder Camp Ages: Rising K-1st graders Junior Camp Ages: Rising 1st-2nd graders Senior Camp Ages: Rising 3rd-4th graders Tween Camp Ages: Rising 5th-6th graders Times: 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Dates: 11 one-week sessions First session begins June 20, Last session begins August 29 Facility Members: $177 Community Members: $217 EveryBuddy Camp Tuckahoe This camp is designed for elementary school-aged children who function best in groups with a low camper to counselor ratio. Activities are geared to a small group with opportunities for interaction in large group settings. To maintain a nurturing 1:3 counselor-to-camper ratio, only nine campers can be accepted per session. Please contact our camp director to set up an orientation before registration. Ages: 5-12 Times: 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Dates: Five two-week sessions First session begins June 20, last session begins August 15 Facility Members: $434 per session Community Members: $514 per session

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www.ymcarichmond.orG/camp Teens in Leadership Training (TILT) TILT is a summer program for rising eighth through tenth graders who want to gain or improve leadership skills. TILT participants will focus on communication, team building and leadership skills by participating in fun and enriching activities. This program will work alongside the Camp Tuckahoe program allowing teens an opportunity to serve as responsible role models for younger camp participants. Ages: Rising 8th-10th graders Times: 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Dates: Three three-week sessions First session begins June 27, second session begins July 18, third session begins August 8 Facility Members: $265 per session Community Members: $300 Hours logged in the TILT program may count toward HCPS requirements Counselor in Training (CIT) Teens aspiring to be future camp staff-members have the opportunity to get advanced training. Each week, CITs work with counselors, meet with their administrative coordinator and receive supportive supervision and evaluation. Those interested must complete both a camper and CIT application. Potential CITs will then be contacted to attend a group interview before being accepted into the program. This is a very selective program. Experience is preferred. Ages: 13-17 Times: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dates: 11 one-week sessions First session begins June 20, Last session begins August 29 Hours logged in the CIT program may count toward HCPS requirements Camp Adventure – Traveling Teen Camp at the Tuckahoe Family YMCA Campers participate in daily trips that teach character development, teamwork, fitness and volunteerism. Various trips incorporate service projects, social activities, outdoor experiences and educational measures. Ages: Rising 7th-10th graders Times: 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Dates: 11 one-week sessions First session begins June 20, Last session begins August 29 Facility Members: $184 Community Members: $207

Sports Combo Camp Campers will participate in developmental drills, games and fun activities. Sports Combo Camp teaches the fundamentals of baseball, basketball, flag football, ultimate Frisbee and soccer. Ages: 6-10 years old Times: 9 a.m.-Noon Dates: Three one-week sessions: Session 1 – July 11-15 Session 2 – July 25-29 Session 3 – August 8 -12 Facility Member: $99 Community Member: $130 Football Camp Campers will participate in developmental drills, games and fun activities. Flag Football Camp teaches the fundamentals of the game of football, with an emphasis on offensive and defensive skills. All games will be played in a flag football format. No pads or equipment is required. Ages: 7-15 Times: 9 a.m.-Noon Dates: Two one-week sessions: Session 1 – June 27-July 1 Session 2 – August 15-19 Facility Member: $99 Community Member: $130 Pee Wee Sports Camp Experience the world of sports including T-Ball, basketball, soccer and kickball using our indoor basketball gym, outdoor baseball field and full-size outdoor soccer field. Ages: 4-6 Times: 9-11 a.m. Dates: Three one-week sessions: Session 1 – July 11-15 Session 2 – July 25-29 Session 3 – August 8 -12 Facility Member: $82 Community Member: $102

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www.ymcarichmond.org/camp Tuckahoe Family YMCA Continued Richmond Kickers 1st Kick’s Soccer Camp Current players for the Richmond Kickers soccer organization will teach your child the fundamentals of soccer including passing, dribbling and shooting! Ages: 4-6 Times: 9-10 a.m. Dates: Two one-week sessions: Session 1 – June 20-24 Session 2 – August 1-5 Facility Member: $65 Community Member: $75 Richmond Kickers Recreational Soccer Camp Players for the Richmond Kickers soccer organization teach your child the fundamentals of soccer including passing, dribbling, ball control, field management and proper shooting! Ages: 7-15 Times: 9 a.m.-Noon Dates: Two one-week sessions: Session 1 – June 20-24 Session 2 – August 1-5 Facility Member: $130 Community Member: $150 Tennis Camp Learn proper ground strokes, volleys and serves. Skills are reinforced through games and drills. Ages: 8-13 Times: 9-11 a.m. Dates: July 18-22 Facility Member: $92 Community Member: $122 Girls Field Hockey Camp Head VCU Field Hockey Coach Kelly McQuade and VCU players offer knowledge and expertise to teach the fundamentals of the game such as stick handling, ball control, shooting technique and skills games. Ages: 8-15 Times: 9 a.m.-Noon Dates: July 18-22 Facility Member: $110 Community Member: $125 Itty Bitty Camp Designed as a first-time camp experience. Theme-based sessions include gymnastics, creative movement, simple crafts, songs, games, stories and snack time. Parent does not participate, but must remain on premises. Ages: 2-3 Times: 9:30-10:45 a.m. Dates: Two four-day sessions First session begins May 31, second session begins June 6 Facility Member: $50 Community Member: $70

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Mini Gym & Sports Camp Learn gymnastic skills through the use of obstacle courses and basic gymnastic equipment. Also participate in a variety of sports like soccer, T-ball, and basketball. Ages: Session 1: 3-5; Session 2: 4-6 Times: Session 1: 9:30-11:30 a.m.; Session 2: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Dates: Two four-day sessions First session begins May 31, Second session begins June 6 Facility Member: $77 (Session 1); $107 (Session 2) Community Member: $107 (Session 1); $137 (Session 2) Camp Explorer A theme-based camp with a unique mix of gymnastics and rockwall climbing. Children learn basic gymnastic skills on the uneven bars, balance beam, floor exercise and vault. Ages: 4-10 Times: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Dates: Two four-day sessions First session begins June 27, Second session begins July 18 Facility Member: $107 Community Member: $137 Mini Camp Explorer All the fun of Camp Explorer but for a younger camper! Ages: 3-6 Times: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Dates: Two four-day sessions Session 1: June 13, Session 2: August 1 Facility Member: $77 Community Member: $107


www.ymcarichmond.orG/camp Gymnastics, Cheerleading & Dance Camp Learn basic cheering skills and dance techniques with an emphasis on gymnastic skills. Ages: 7-14 Times: 9:30-11 a.m. Dates: August 1-4 Facility Member: $59 Community Member: $89

Gymnastics & More Camp Your child will continue to work on their gymnastics skills plus add a twist of games, cheerleading and dance. Ages: 3-10 Times: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Dates: July 11-14 Facility Member: $77 Community Member: $107 Gymnastic Camp Participants of all skill levels learn gymnastics on a variety of equipment. Ages: 8-15 Times: Regular day: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Times: Extended day: 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Dates: July 11-14 Facility Member: $107 (regular day); $149 (extended day) Community Member: $137 (regular day); $179 (extended day) Summit Camp Campers will learn basic skills for rock climbing and participate in team-building skills and games. Ages: 6-15 Time: 9 a.m.-Noon Dates: Five four-day sessions Sessions begin: June 20, July 18 and 25, and August 8 and 15 Facility Member: $120 Community Member: $155

Register for YMCA Camps Campers need to be Y Members All campers must have a current YMCA Facility or Community Membership. The yearly Community Member fee is $25 per child or $50 per family and allows registration for most YMCA programs. Call your local branch or visit www.ymcarichmond.org/affordable for additional membership information. Make a camp reservation Once you have determined which camp your child will attend, there are two ways to register: • Register in Branch – A straightforward way to register for camp. Simply visit the membership desk of your local Y to register for any camp offered throughout the YMCA of Greater Richmond. The membership staff member will guide you through the reservation and payment process. • Online Reservation – Visit www.ymcarichmond.org/camp to reserve a spot for your child in camp. When you register and pay online, there are supplemental registration forms that you need to download, fill out and bring back to the Y. All forms must be returned to the Y two weeks prior to the start of the camp. Registration Fees An annual $25 registration fee applies to each child attending camp, and must be included with registration. If a child attends multiple camp sessions, the fee only needs to be paid once.

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www.ymcarichmond.org/camp Non Profit US Postage PA I D Permit No. 2077 Richmond, VA

YMCA of Greater Richmond 2 W. Franklin St., Richmond, VA 23220 P 804.649.9622 www.ymcarichmond.org

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1. Chester Family YMCA 11 2. Chickahominy Family YMCA 3. Downtown YMCA 4. Goochland Family YMCA Amelia County 5. James Center YMCA – no camps 6. John Rolfe Family YMCA 7. Manchester Family YMCA 8. Midlothian Family YMCA 9. North Richmond YMCA Community Center 10. Patrick Henry Family YMCA 11. Elizabeth Randolph Lewis Powhatan YMCA 12. Shady Grove Family YMCA 13. Southside Virginia Family YMCA 14. Tuckahoe Family YMCA 15. YMCA Camp Thunderbird Outdoor Center

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YMCA Summer Camp Magazine 2011