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! 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!
We appreciate your interest and support in the Jimmy James Adventure Day Camp. Spaces have filled up incredibly fast, so in response, we are actively planning for increased availability. Please contact us to make sure that your child is on the waiting list for the appropriate week of interest. Thank you again for your vested interest in the Jimmy James Adventure Day Camp.
Session 1 June 18-June 22 Under the Big Top (Filled - Please Call to be placed on the Wait List)
Session 2 June 25-June 29 Superheroes (Filled - Please Call to be placed on the Wait List)
Session 3 July 2-July 6 Holidaze (no camp July 4th - pro-rated week)
Session 4 July 9-July 13 Olympics (Filled - Please Call to be placed on the Wait List)
Session 5 July 16-July 20 Sense-Sational Science (Filled - Please Call to be placed on the Wait List)
Session 6 July 23-July 27 Treasure Hunters (Filled - Please Call to be placed on the Wait List)
Session 7 July 30-August 3 H2Overload (Filled - Please Call to be placed on the Wait List)
Session 8 August 6-August 10 Once Upon a Time (Filled - Please Call to be placed on the Wait List)
Session 9 August 13-August 17 Star Wars (Filled - Please Call to be placed on the Wait List)
Session 10 August 20-August 24 Zootopia (Filled - Please Call to be placed on the Wait List)
Summer 2018 RATES
2018 Jimmy James Adventure Day Camp rates are $160/week! 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
2:00 Activity Three
2:30 Activity Four
3:30 Snack/Flag Lowering/Awards
5:30 PM Program
4-H Junior Camp
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
Week 1: June 18-22: Chesterfield
Camp is full.
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: Christina Ruszczyk-Murray (804) 785-5979
King William: Christina Ruszczyk-Murray (804) 769-4955
Week 4: July 9-13: Goochland/Hanover/Powhatan
Camp is full.
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
Camp is full.
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: (804) 758-4120
Newport News: (757) 591-4838
Richmond City: Brittany Council, [email protected], (804) 786-4150