Camp Hanover2020-01-15T00:21:28-05:00

“WINNER – Best Overnight Camp for Kids”

Richmond Magazine – Best Of Richmond Awards, August 2014

“VOTED – Favorite Sleep-Away Camp

Style Weekly – Family Favorite Awards, October 2015

“NAMED – Camps That Change The World

McCormick Theological Seminary – Center for Faith & Service, June 2016

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Make this your best summer ever. Let's go to camp!

Camp Hanover offers Christian day and overnight summer camps for Elementary, Middle and High School youth.

Overnight Camps
½-week, 1-week,
and 2-week Sessions

June, July & August

Day Camps
Weekly 5-day Sessions
June, July & August

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Plan your next retreat or event at Camp Hanover.

Since 1957, Camp Hanover has provided a place apart for renewal and growth in an environment of Christian hospitality for youth and adults alike.

Open Year Round, Camp Hanover offers tasty meals and comfortable overnight lodging for groups of up to 200 people.

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Make a difference in a child's life.

Work at Camp.

The hardest job you'll ever love.

Now Hiring. Summer Jobs available for Camp Counselors, Lifeguards and Activity Leaders.

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Become a part of the Camp Hanover family.

Stay up to date on the latest Camp Hanover news.

Find out about upcoming retreats and special events.

Learn about volunteer and service opportunities.

Discover ways you can make a difference, strengthen the ministry of Camp Hanover, and transform the lives of youth and adults.

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A Place Apart…

“Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest.”

Jesus knew the importance of time away, apart from the constant blur of the everyday. Camp Hanover is one of those “quiet places.” Things are different here.

As the Outdoor Ministry of the Presbytery of the James, this is a place where Christ-centered community is nurtured. Where you can experience God's presence in the natural world. And where central Virginians have a unique opportunity to gather in “a place apart.”

Come, your invitation awaits…

TAKE THE JOURNEY

FEATURED UPCOMING EVENTS

fri7feb - 9feb 78:00 pmfeb 9Confirmation Retreat 20208:00 pm - 11:00 am (9) Event Type:RetreatAge Group:YouthRegistration:By Youth Group LeaderProgram Fee:Yes

Event Details

Confirmation Retreat 2020

February 7-9, 2020.

This event is designed to complement any church’s Confirmation program, regardless of where they are in the process. Through keynotes, small group discussion, and time for recreation, youth participants will have the opportunity to interact with others going through the confirmation process. Sign up today!

The cost of $125/person includes lodging, 4 meals, and all program expenses. We'll begin Friday at 8 pm, and wrap up Sunday, February 9 by noon.

For more information, email harry@camphanover.org.

Retreat Leader: Jeremy Cannada

Jeremy is pastor of the Amelia Presbyterian Church, located in Amelia County (about forty miles southwest of Richmond). He has served there for almost nine years. His congregation blessed him with a sabbatical summer in 2017, during which he drove cross-country by himself, stopping along the way to visit various national parks and other places.

When he isn’t at the church, you might find him taking pictures of anything that will be still enough for people to think his photography is “okay.”  And sometimes he travels. Often, he tries to do both at the same time. He is a fan of the Chicago Cubs, of people who enjoy Starbucks, and of those who are willing to engage in conversation about life.

 

 

 

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Only one person per church group needs to register. The person who registers will receive a copy of the the retreat packet with roster, permission / health forms for participants, and other important information.

 

 

Time

7 (Friday) 8:00 pm - 9 (Sunday) 11:00 am

Location

Camp Hanover

3163 Parsleys Mill Road, Mechanicsville, Virginia

sat21mar - 22mar 2111:30 ammar 222020 High School Retreat11:30 am - 11:30 am (22) Event Type:RetreatAge Group:YouthRegistration:By Youth Group LeaderProgram Fee:Yes

Event Details

High School Retreat – March 21 – 22, 2020

at Camp Hanover

This retreat is for youth in grades 9 -12 their adult youth group leaders. Through large group keynotes, small group discussion and fun, youth will explore their faith in a safe, caring environment. The event begins at 11:30 am Saturday morning and concludes by 11:30 am an Sunday.

The cost of $70 per person includes Saturday night lodging, 3 meals and all program materials.

For more information, contact our program director, Harry Zweckbronner, at harry@camphanover.org

Youth Group Leaders: Register Your Group Now

 

Time

21 (Saturday) 11:30 am - 22 (Sunday) 11:30 am

Location

Camp Hanover

3163 Parsleys Mill Road, Mechanicsville, Virginia

MORE UPCOMING EVENTS

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thu20feb7:00 pm- 10:00 pmCommon ChordsFellowship, Live Bluegrass and Gospel Music, & Open Jam7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Event Type:EventAge Group:All AgesRegistration:Not NeededProgram Fee:Free
thu19mar7:00 pm- 10:00 pmCommon ChordsFellowship, Live Bluegrass and Gospel Music, & Open Jam7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Event Type:EventAge Group:All AgesRegistration:Not NeededProgram Fee:Free
thu16apr7:00 pm- 10:00 pmCommon ChordsFellowship, Live Bluegrass and Gospel Music, & Open Jam7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Event Type:EventAge Group:All AgesRegistration:Not NeededProgram Fee:Free
thu21may7:00 pm- 10:00 pmCommon ChordsFellowship, Live Bluegrass and Gospel Music, & Open Jam7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Event Type:EventAge Group:All AgesRegistration:Not NeededProgram Fee:Free

Pssst. Want To Send Your Child To Summer Camp For Free?

Yes, free. How? It's easy. What's the catch? Only a few opportunities are still available.

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Sixty Years of Summer Camp Excellence

Founded in 1957, Camp Hanover offers Christian residential and day camp programs for elementary, middle and high school youth in June, July and August. A fully-accredited member of the American Camp Association, Camp Hanover continues to meet or exceed the summer camping industry's standards for safe operation, employing best practices to maintain a summer camp program of the highest quality.

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“We were blessed to be a part of such a profound ministry this summer!”

“Camp had a wonderful impact on Bryan's character. You are a blessing in our lives and we are grateful to have the opportunity to show others the grace Bryan received at Camp Hanover!” – Mother of a High School Camper

An Ideal Location for Group Retreats and Special Events

Nestled on nearly 600 acres located just 30 minutes from downtown Richmond, Camp Hanover offers a sanctuary for rest, relaxation, recreation, and renewal. Groups searching for retreat facilities will find that Camp Hanover provides uncompromising hospitality, comfortable overnight lodging, savory meals and sacred space for meaningful fellowship and learning.

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WHAT OTHERS SAY ABOUT CAMP HANOVER…

I always feel good about leaving my children at Camp Hanover. In our experience, it has always been a safe, loving and nurturing environment.”
Mother of Middle School Campers
“My daughter enjoyed her first time at camp. You did a great job looking over the campers when dangerous weather moved in.”
Father of a Middle School Camper
“I was so impressed with the personal manner in which my child and her needs were attended to from the very beginning. The counselors were wonderful!
Mother of an Elementary School Camper
“I can’t say enough about how good it was to see counselors playing with the campers, being silly with them in appropriate ways. Loved watching the counselors dive into the mud slide with the campers! Healthy, active, outdoors, silly when appropriate, listening when needed, this is the experience I want my children to have!”
Mother of Elementary School Campers
“I have been singing Camp Hanover's praises since my child came home. Camp was a turning poin in shaping who he is, gaining confidence and realizing his strengths.”
Mother of a High School Camper

Make a Gift To Camp Hanover Today…
…Transform a Child's Life This Summer

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A Place Apart…

A Place Apart...

Since 1957, Camp Hanover has existed to provide a place apart for renewal and growth in an environment of Christian hospitality. Open all year, Camp Hanover is an ideal location for retreats and special events. During the summer months, Camp Hanover offers day and overnight Christian camp programs for elementary, middle and high school age youth.

PHONE
(804) 779-2811

EMAIL
info@CampHanover.org

ADDRESS
3163 Parsleys Mill Road
Mechanicsville, VA 23111

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