At Camp Chanco’s residential camp – No Child is left inside!
Chanco on the James has one of the most successful youth camping programs in Virginia. It has operated continuously for more than 40 years.
Camp Chanco is the residential camp for boys and girls ages 8 to18 years old. It is a place for fun, making new friends, trying new things, enjoying God’s great outdoors and learning. Our residential camp program offers:
- Climbing (Our ropes course was developed by professors at the College of William & Mary)
- Swimming, canoeing, kayaking, tubing and sailing instruction
- Arts and crafts
- Archery instruction
- Basketball, volleyball, botcci ball, other sports
- Nature classes
Chanco has a variety of off-site adventure trips that include rock-climbing, white-water rafting, caving, horseback riding and sailing.
Questions? Click here for the answers to our most asked questions about camp.
Are you ready for an adventure this summer? Are you ready to meet new people, see new sights, and experience new things? We offer online registration so that you can join us in the woods and on the river at Chanco on the James!
Camp Chanco is one of the most affordable camps in the area. However, there are a few ways to further reduce the cost of camp. Click here to learn how.
Camp Chanco is ACA accredited by the American Camping Association and a ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia.
Camp Chanco welcomes all campers & staff regardless of sex, race, religious creed, color, or national origin.