Camp Chanco Registration is LIVE! Join us at the “Best Summer Camp” in Virginia!

Don’t wait to register for the summer camp session of your choice!  Summer camp registration is live and with registrations pouring in since fall 2015, you don’t want to wait to register for the summer camp session of your choice! Mariner’s Camp is already full with a wait list (and a possible second Mariner’s Camp session being added), a third annual Family Camp session enjoyed by many last year, and Rope Course specialty camp session being offered for the second time, the choices are many! DSC_0020

As always, our long loved traditional one-week and two-week residential summer sessions are also available.  With so many options, you won’t want to wait to secure your place in the session of your choice.   Last year, camp registration numbers were as high as any summer in the last nine years.  With a couple sessions filled to capacity and several sessions close to capacity last summer, NOW is the time to register for the summer memories of a lifetime!  With one-week, two-week, and specialty sessions available, there is a program perfect for your camper!

Chanco on the James Dates and Rates for Camp Schedule 2016
Chanco on the James Dates and Rates for Camp Schedule 2016

Click here to register now! Call us at 888-7CHANCO (888-724-2626) for more information or email Executive Director Gareth Kalfas at director@chanco.org.

 

 

NEW! Join us for Winter Camp

Many of our campers grades 6-12 enjoy returning to Chanco during the school year for events such as October Weekend, Happening, November Weekend, and May Weekend.  However, until now there has been no opportunity for our youngest campers to return to Chanco during the school year!  We are now offering Winter Camp for our youngest… Continue Reading

Family Camp – Camp Chanco fun for all ages!

Family Camp – an affordable vacation for all ages Are you looking for an affordable family vacation this summer? Maybe you were planning a long weekend trip to the Outer Banks but, once you added up $1,050 for the hotel for three nights, $300 for meals in restaurants, $276 to rent kayaks, $176 for a… Continue Reading

The time to register for Camp Chanco 2015 is now!

A session at Chanco is more than just a good time in the woods. Yes, there is laughter, singing, bonfires, silly skits and amazing outdoor activities including swimming, boating, the ropes course and zip lining. But there is more. Through time spent in Christian community and lessons taught by our chaplains who are youth ministry… Continue Reading

Camp Chanco Open House Dates

Have you been hearing about Camp Chanco from your friends and wondered what all the buzz is about? Come see for yourself! Chanco has two open house dates upcoming and the events are free and open to the public.  Visit us on March 4 or May 7 from 1 – 5 pm and meet camp… Continue Reading

Women’s Lenten Retreat Day – March 25th

Please join us at Chanco on the James for a Women’s Retreat Day “A Lenten Passage in the Celtic Spirit” on March 25th. This retreat will be a time of prayer, music, fellowship and reflection informed by the Celtic tradition.  This retreat will take place from 9 am – 4 pm on Saturday, March 25th… Continue Reading

Winner of Free Camp!

              Thank you to all our friends who participated in our 2016 Camp Chanco survey. We are pleased to announce that Hunter Crum won the free camp session during our drawing of names of participants in the survey at Winter Camp! Congrats Hunter and we look forward to welcoming you back to camp in… Continue Reading

Chanco is not just for kids – spring Cursillo weekend

Maybe your child came home from camp talking about the “magic” of Chanco. Maybe you are feeling a little bit “zapped” spiritually and are looking for new ways to pray in your ever-busy life. Maybe you are searching for new tools to deepen your relationship with God and actively live your Christian faith more intentionally.… Continue Reading

2016 Chanco Annual Fund Exceeded Goal!

  “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” – Matthew 6:21  Fantastic news!   With your loving support, prayers and generous contributions, Chanco exceeded its $90,000 Annual Fund goal with just over $93,000 donated in 2015! Thank you.  Your generous support is helping Chanco thrive into the next generation of Chanco campers… Continue Reading

Your gift to Chanco transforms lives – Annual Fund

Chanco changes lives. Your gift makes the difference.  Each year hundreds of campers experience God’s love in Christian community in our summer camp programs while challenging themselves with new experiences, making new friends and having fun. Retreat participants at EYC events, Happening, Cursillo, parish retreats, vestry retreats and more deepen their relationship with God and… Continue Reading

Join us for second annual Winter Camp

Many of our campers grades 6-12 enjoy returning to Chanco during the school year for events such as October Weekend, Happening, November Weekend, and May Weekend.  However, now there is an opportunity for our youngest campers to return to Chanco during the school year!  Last year, this weekend was so popular we are again offering… Continue Reading

Holiday Youth Lock-In at Chanco

What’s even more fun than a lock-in?  A lock-in at Chanco! Come with your parish youth group, or by yourself, or make plans to reunite with favorite camp friends from all over the diocese at this fantastic youth event for teens in grades 6-12.  Friday, December 2nd through Saturday December 3rd, 2016, we will be… Continue Reading