General Camp Questions

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How many campers are in a group? How many counselors?

Groups typically consist of five or six boys, five or six girls, a male counselor and a female counselor. In a typical summer, we plan for 10 to 12 groups (around 120 campers) each week, and employ 30 to 40 paid and volunteer staff. Campers are placed with peers who are in the same range [...]

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What should I pack for camp? What should I leave at home?

IT'S YOUR LUCKY DAY! We just happen to have a handy-dandy checklist of what to bring and what to leave at home for you to use when you are packing for your time at camp. You can even print it out. In general, special items are not needed for a week of summer camp. Campers wear [...]

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What day do camps begin and end?

Most one-week and two-week camps begin on Sundays with check-in from 3:30pm to 5:00pm. These camps end on Saturdays with pick-up at 9:00am. The starting and ending days for shorter-term camps, camps offered during the week of July 4th, Pathfinder camps and other specialty camps can vary. We will notify you of check-in and pick-up times [...]

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When are camp fees due?

We believe signing up for summer camp should be easy and worry-free. During our pre-registration and early-registration periods, you can save your spot without having to pay anything when you sign up. That's right, no deposit, no strings, no hoops, no hassles. Get signed up, and you'll make your first payment in April. You'll have [...]

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Can I volunteer at camp?

YES! Volunteers play an integral role at camp. There are many opportunities for you to use your skills and talents all year to support Camp Hanover's mission. During Summer Camp especially, volunteers can serve in various ways: On Sundays, assisting with camper arrivals and check-in In the kitchen, preparing meals or washing dishes In the [...]

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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.

(804) 779-2811


3163 Parsleys Mill Road
Mechanicsville, VA 23111

Where To Find Us…

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