Summer Camp operations will be guided by the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the American Camp Association (ACA), and by the requirements put in place by the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Virginia Department of Health (VDH). You can find more details about our protocols and practices on our COVID-19 Information [...]
We offer week long Day Camps at Camp Hanover and at various locations throughout Virginia for children entering grades 1 through 6. We offer 1-week and 2-week overnight Summer Camps for children entering grades 2 through 12. We offer a 2-night, 3-day Winter Camp for children entering in grades 5 through 12. We offer inter-generational [...]
YOU SURE CAN! We welcome persons of every race, color, gender, religion, nationality and physical ability. Campers of many faith traditions, as well as campers who have never been to church before, attend and enjoy Camp Hanover’s summer camp program. As a Christian camp, we seek to build a Christ-centered community of trust, openness, sharing [...]
ABSOLUTELY! An atmosphere of acceptance of and caring for others is a key aspect of the community we build at camp. It's a community where campers learn to appreciate and value one another. We strive to create an environment where campers and staff feel comfortable, loved, and can have fun talking about, exploring and practicing their faith. [...]
You can check up-to-the-minute availability of all camps we currently offer using our online registration system.
TRICK QUESTION! There isn't one. You should plan to sign up early. We accept registrations on a first-come, first-serve basis, up until the day a camp starts or all available spaces are filled. We maintain a waiting list for camps that reach capacity. Occasionally, additional camps are added to or removed from our schedule as registration [...]
YES! Call (804) 779-2811 or email info@CampHanover.org to arrange a tour. We'll be happy to show you around! To get a “taste” of what summer camp is like, plan to attend our Camp Hanover Fun Day. Enjoy a hayride, hike a trail and sample some campfire cooking! Fun Days are free events open to all, [...]
YES. As an accredited camp, Camp Hanover meets or exceeds the summer camp industry’s accepted standards and best practices for safety and program quality. Nationally, only 1 camp in 5 can say that. And get this... we have maintained our accreditation consistently for over 50 years. To learn more about why accreditation is an important [...]
YES! To be in the same group as your friend, provide his or her name when you enroll. While we cannot guarantee that every request will be filled, we will make every effort to do so. You may only request to be placed with one friend, and that friend must also request you when he [...]
Everyone finds out who their counselors are when they arrive at camp and check in. The Christian men and women who comprise our staff are often former campers, while others are recruited from local churches and area colleges. We also employ a handful of talented young people from countries all over the world.