Campers will have the time of their lives creating summer memories at the spectacular James River Campground. The camp experience is crazy-fun and high energy – packed with team activities, games, and powerful, life – impacting services.

Camp options for both Junior High and Senior High.

Limited space available.

Camp Dates:

CAMP 1 June 25th-29th (8th-12th)

CAMP 2 July 2nd-6th (6th-7th)

CAMP 3 July 9th-13th (8th-12th)

CAMP 4 July 16th-20th (6th-7th)

CAMP 5 July 23rd-27th (7th-10th)

*Check-in will be 3:00pm

Participants will register for the grade completed in Spring 2023.

Spots will fill up fast, so sign up today!!

The Safety of the campers is a top priority. There is 24 hour onsite security and trained adult supervision along with certified water safety teams.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the prices for camp?

Regular Registration: $299

Onsite Rate: $304

How many students and leaders are on a team?

Students are placed on a team of approximately 20-25 students. Each team will have 2-4 trained and approved volunteer leaders.

How are leaders selected?

Every camp leader and volunteer has completed a comprehensive process that includes:
– Completed and approved volunteer application
– Criminal background check
– Mandatory Youth Camp orientation

What is the food like?

A professional and caring food team prepares three delicious, healthy size meals every day. We also feature a “Snack Shack” where students are able to purchase items such as candy, chips, sno-cones, soft drinks, etc.

What is there to do at summer camp?

In addition to the team competitions and the evening services, James River Youth summer camp gives students an opportunity to hangout with friends in a safe environment. The camp ground features:
– Outdoor pavilion that includes multiple basketball courts
– Full size lake: Equipped with canoes, paddle boards, life vests and fishing areas
– Swimming Pool
– Beautiful property with trails, seating areas, and a frisbee golf course
– Mud Mountain! *During team competitions, students will experience running through our mud mountain obstacle as they race to bring their team to victory!

Will there be swimming?

We have a beautiful lake and a pool with plenty of water activities throughout the week. Before students are allowed to swim, they must pass a swimming test and will receive a wristband to identify their completion of the test. There is a trained life-guard posted at each station during all swimming activities. *All swimmers at the lake are required to wear a life jacket.

What do I need to pack?

Packing List

-Bedding (pillow, twin sheets, blanket or sleeping bag)
-1 towel for swimming, 1 towel for showering
-1 rec/play outfit per day for team activities (t-shirt and shorts)
-1 mud day outfit and mud day shoes (will get muddy)
-1 water day outfit (no white shirts or shorts)
-Clothing for evening services (for each day)
-Swimsuit (girls – no two-piece allowed)
-Underwear (two sets per day)
-Closed-toed shoes for team activities
-Flip flops or shower shoes
-Casual shoes for services and free time
-Bible/notebook/pen (if you do not have a bible, we will have one available)
-Bug spray and sunscreen
-Spending money for snack shack/merch (optional)

Things to Leave

-Cell phone or other person electronics
-Inappropriate Clothing
-Firearms, knives, fireworks, or explosives
-Water guns or Water balloons

Any student found with illegal drugs, drug paraphernalia, improper use of prescription drugs, alcohol, vapes, fireworks or weapons of any kind will be immediately sent home at their parent’s expense.

When/Where will I drop off and pick up my child?

Check-In will be at 3pm in the James River Church SOUTH CAMPUS MAIN ATRIUM (Door 1 Entrance) on the first day of each camp.

Campers will return at approximately 4pm at the James River Church SOUTH CAMPUS MAIN BUILDING

Where can I find the Medical Provider Permission form?

You can download the Medical Provider Permission Form: Here

How can I turn in the Medical Provider Permission form?

Once you have downloaded and completed the Medical Provider Permission form, you can upload that document here.

Are scholarships available?

Our desire is to see every student experience JRYouth Camp this summer! We have two options to serve families who are in need of financial assistance – camp payment plan and scholarships. You can apply for a JRYouth Camp scholarship by clicking here.