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Day Camp

Ages 6-11

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 registration is now closed for Summer 2020. Please call the office to be placed on a waiting list. 757-253-4931

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 6-12 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 8:30 AM each morning and ends at 4:30 PM 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!

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 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.


2020 4-H Junior Camp Schedule

Ages 9-13
Week 1: June 15-19: Chesterfield
Bethany Eigel  [email protected]
Week 2:  June 22-26: Gloucester 
Krista Gustafson, [email protected], (804) 693-2602
Week 3: June 29-July 3 King William/King Queen/New Kent/Charles City/Essex 
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
Essex County: Stephanie Stiles, [email protected], (804) 443-3551
Week 4: July 6-10: Newport News/Hampton/Middlesex/Mathews
Hampton: Karen Baker, [email protected], (757) 727-1401
Mathews County: Rachael Morris, [email protected], (804) 725-7196
Middlesex: Mary Rachael Miller, [email protected],(804) 758-4120
Newport News: Jessica Soffee  [email protected]  (757) 591-4838
Week 5: July 13-17:
Lancaster/Northumberland/Richmond County/Richmond City/Westmoreland
Richmond City-Brittany A. Council-Morton [email protected]
Week 6: July 20-24: James City County 
(757) 564-2170
Week 7: July 27-31: Goochland/Powhatan/Hanover
Goochland County:(804) 556-5841
Hanover County: (804) 752-4310
Powhatan County: Cathy Howland, [email protected], (804) 598-5640
Week 8: August 3-7: York/Poquoson
 (757) 890-4940
Week 9: August 10-14: Henrico
Kendra Young, [email protected], (804) 501-5160
Carter Humphries, [email protected]