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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 2017

Session 1 June 19-June 23 Tropical Paradise
Session 2 June 26-June 30 Animal Planet
Session 3 July-July 7 Wild, Wild, West (no camp July 4th - pro-rated week)
Session 4 July 10-July 14 Superheroes
Session 5 July 17-July 21 Storytellers
Session 6 July 24-July 28 Star Wars
Session 7 July 31-August 4 Fun & Fitness
Session 8 August 7-August 11 Music Makers
Session 9 August 14-August 18 Treasure Hunters
Session 10 August 21– August 25 Build & Create

Summer 2017 RATES

One Session (Monday-Friday) $150 Before Care 7:30-8:30 $25 After Care 4:30-5:45 $25 Both Before and After $40

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.


2017 4-H Junior Camp Schedule

Ages 9-13

Week 1: June 19-23: Gloucester

Camp is full.

Krista Gustafson, kgustaf@vt.edu, (804) 693-2602

Week 2: June 26-30: Chesterfield

Camp is full.

Bethany Eigel, EigelB@chesterfield.gov, (804) 751-4401

Week 3: July 3-7: Essex, James City

Camp is full.

Essex County: Stephanie Stiles, sestiles@vt.edu, (804) 443-3551

James City County: Sally Brooks, saupton@vt.edu, (757) 564-2170 Click here for their website.

Week 4: July 10-14: Henrico

Camp is full.

Kendra Young, kekyle@vt.edu, (804) 501-5160

Kristina Yager, yagerk@vt.edu, (804) 501-5160

Week 5: July 17-21: Goochland, Hanover, Powhatan

Camp is full.

Goochland County: Sarah Crews, sarahc89@vt.edu, (804) 556-5341

Hanover County: Rita Schalk, rjschalk@vt.edu, (804) 752-4310

Powhatan County: Cathy Howland, chowland@vt.edu, (804) 598-5640

Week 6: July 24-28:  Hampton, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond County, Westmoreland

Hampton: Karen Baker, kllucas@vt.edu, (757) 727-1401

Lancaster County: Tara Brent, tbrent@vt.edu, (804) 462-5780

Northumberland: Tara Brent, tbrent@vt.edu, (804) 580-5694

Richmond County: Wendy Herdman, wherdman@vt.edu, (804) 333-3420

Westmoreland County: Wendy Herdman, wherdman@vt.edu, (804) 493-8924

Week 7: July 31-August 4:  York/Poquoson

Camp is full.

Sally Brooks, saupton@vt.edu, (757) 890-4940 Click here for their website.

Week 8: August 7-11: Charles City, New Kent, Richmond City, Newport News

Charles City: Carl Frick, chf70@vt.edu, (804) 652-4743 -  Charles City  is full.

New Kent: Carl Frick, chf70@vt.edu, (804) 966-9645 - New Kent is full.

Newport News: Tiara Davulco, tiarad89@exchange.vt.edu, (757) 591-4838

Richmond City: Brittany Council, bcouncil@vt.edu, (804) 786-4150 - 6 Male/10 female spots open.

Week 9: August 14-18: Mathews, Middlesex, King William, King & Queen

Mathews County:  (804) 725-7196

King and Queen: Rachael Winston, winston5@vt.edu, (804) 785-5979

King William: Rachael Winston, winston5@vt.edu, (804) 769-4955

Middlesex: Karlee Steffey, skarlee6@vt.edu, (804) 758-4120