2021 Camps Magazine - Page 8

CAMP DESCRIPTIONS

Camp Hilbert
Camp Hilbert has been the home of happy campers for the past 74 years . Nestled in the heart of Goochland County , our beautiful 110-acre site is the ideal day camp setting for exploring the outdoors , building and developing new skills , and forging lifelong friendships . Campers in grades K-10 enjoy a wide range of activities from boating on our serene Lake Rosalie , to team building on our low-ropes course , and playing a Camp Hilbert favorite : Ga-Ga . Camp Hilbert offers the classic camp experience complete with late-nights , theme days , and Color War ( Maccabiah ). Join us for the best summer ever , and memories that will last a lifetime !
Specialty Camps
Specialty Camps is an 11-week program of pure fun and excitement . Does your child ever dream of creating LEGO masterpieces , becoming a star athlete , or building robots ? Specialty Camps has all those interests and more ! Our camps provide professional and focused instruction which result in fun with learning mixed in . Our goal is to provide an interactive and safe environment that ensures every camper ’ s physical , mental , and social development needs are met . Every week brings new adventures !
Camp Ganim
Camp Ganim offers educational and safe opportunities for children ages 2-5 to interact with nature . They run , climb , dig , collect , pretend , take risks and create , while exploring sand , mud , flowers , insects and the great outdoors ! Add swimming , art , water play , gardening , and caring counselors , and what a perfect summer your child will have !
Teen OPPORTUNITIES
Our teen camps are excellent volunteer opportunities designed to help participants in grades 7-12 meet their school ’ s community service requirements , while still having an exciting , fun and meaningful summer experience . These “ peer camper ” opportunities in the CIT program , where counselors will practice their skills working with campers at either Specialty Camps or Camp Hilbert , or with Voices Together working with young campers and / or those with disabilities , all involve assisting the counselors and learning valuable skills through working with young campers and / or those with disabilities .
Instructional Swim
With our state-of-the-art Aquatics Center at Camp Hilbert and the Weinstein JCC recreational pool used for Camp Ganim , our Instructional Swim Program features everything to ensure our campers gain swimming competence to last a lifetime . As the summer progresses , the campers attain new skills and move up to the next level to gain confidence in all areas of swimming .
Voices Together
Voices Together is a safe and structured day camp for children on the Autism Spectrum . Campers participate in both indoor and outdoor activities that keep them engaged and entertained , including art , music , swimming , science and classroom and gym games . The professional staff and teen volunteers make this an experience your child will not forget !
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Kids Place Camp
Kids ’ Place Camp is an exciting end-of-summer experience with fun-filled programs and activities . Kids will enjoy sports , craft projects and having a blast together … because the summer might be winding down , but the fun never stops in Kids ’ Place !