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Summer Camps

Day Camp

Ages 5-10

Adventure Day Camp at the Jamestown 4-H Educational Center is a perfect place for your child’s summer. Our professional staff provide a safe, fun environment where children can learn and grow.

4-H Junior Camp

Ages 9-13

We offer 9 weeks of 4-H Junior Camp for children ages 9-13. To Register your child, please contact your local 4-H Extension Agent.

Jimmy James Adventure Day Camp

Adventure Day Camp at the Jamestown 4-H Educational Center is a perfect place for your child’s summer. Our professional staff provide a safe, fun environment where children can learn and grow. Boys and Girls ages 5-10 participate in age-appropriate activities that encourage leadership, independence and friendship. The Jamestown 4-H Educational Center provides the perfect location for children to make new discoveries and learn new skills. Campers participate in one hour of swimming daily along with three other activities. Each week has a Theme and Friday’s are our BIG Camp DAY! Families are invited every Friday evening for our closing campfire and family cookout! Day Camp begins at 8:30AM each morning and ends at 4:30 every afternoon. We also provide early AM programs and PM programs for working moms and dads! This special time of the camp day allows campers to try new activities that spark their interest and ignite their imagination!

Summer 2018 RATES

Early Bird Camp Registration will open on January 1, 2018

Camp includes all programming. Children are placed in Tribes according to ages with two adult counselors (18 or older).

Our professional dining hall staff serve a hot lunch each day and an afternoon snack. Menus will be posted weekly and families are welcome to pack their camper’s lunch.


Day Camp Schedule

7:30-8:30 AM Program

8:30 Arrival and Welcome

8:45 Flag Raising/Opening Ceremony

9:00 Activity One

10:00 Activity Two

11:00 Wacky and Wonderful

11:15 Lunch

12:00-12:30 Siesta

12:45-2:00 Swimming

2:00 Activity Three

2:30 Activity Four

3:30 Snack/Flag Lowering/Awards

4:30 Departure

5:30 PM Program

4-H Junior Camp

9 weeks of camp for children ages 9-13

4-H Junior Camp has a rich history of providing educational programming to thousands of youth annually through hands-on, experiential learning. 4-H camping teaches youth to make their own decisions, solve problems, and manage their resources without the help of family. 4-H Junior Camp provides a unique opportunity for children to learn, grow and make memories that last a lifetime.

Programs May Include:

  • Aquatics: Swimming and Boating (sailing, canoeing, kayaking, and stand up paddleboarding)
  • Outdoor/Environmental Education: Wildlife, Forest and Marine Ecology, Outdoor Living Skills
  • Teambuilding: Group Games/Initiatives and low ropes Challenge Course
  • Target Sports: Archery, Air Rifles
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics): Multimedia, Maker Program
  • Creative Arts: Arts and Crafts, Music, Performing Arts, Woodworking
  • Athletics: Court and Field Sports
  • Campfires, Evening Programs, Special Events plus more!

To register for week of Junior Camp, please contact the appropriate 4-H Extension staff in your county.


2018 4-H Junior Camp Schedule

Ages 9-13


Week 1: June 18-22: Chesterfield

Bethany Eigel, [email protected], (804) 751-4401

Week 2: June 25-29: Gloucester

Krista Gustafson, [email protected], (804) 693-2602

Week 3: July 2-6: Charles City/New Kent/King & Queen/King William

Charles City: (804) 652-4743

New Kent: (804) 966-9645

King and Queen: (804) 785-5979

King William: (804) 769-4955

Week 4: July 9-13: Goochland/Hanover/Powhatan

Goochland County: Sarah Crews, [email protected], (804) 556-5341

Hanover County: Rita Schalk, [email protected], (804) 752-4310

Powhatan County: Cathy Howland, [email protected], (804) 598-5640

Week 5: July 16-20: James City County/Essex

Essex County: Stephanie Stiles, [email protected], (804) 443-3551

James City County: Carl Frick, [email protected], (757) 564-2170

Week 6: July 23-27:  Hampton/Lancaster/Northumberland/Richmond County/Westmoreland

Hampton: Karen Baker, [email protected], (757) 727-1401

Lancaster County: Tara Brent, [email protected], (804) 462-5780

Northumberland: Tara Brent, [email protected], (804) 580-5694

Richmond County: Wendy Herdman, [email protected], (804) 333-3420

Westmoreland County: Wendy Herdman, [email protected], (804) 493-8924

Week 7: July 30-August 3:  York/Poquoson

Carl Frick, [email protected], (757) 890-4940

Week 8: August 6-10: Henrico

Kendra Young, [email protected], (804) 501-5160

Kristina Yager, [email protected], (804) 501-5160

Week 9: August 13-17: Mathews/Middlesex/Newport News/Richmond City

Mathews County: Rachael Winston, [email protected], (804) 725-7196

Middlesex: Rachael Winston, [email protected], (804) 758-4120

Newport News: Tiara Davulco, [email protected], (757) 591-4838

Richmond City: Brittany Council, [email protected], (804) 786-4150