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YMCA Camp Silver Beach – Outdoor Education
Camp Silver Beach is located on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. We offer the option of a 3-5 day program for our Overnight Outdoor Education program open to 5th and 6th grade classrooms. At Camp Silver Beach we offer a customized program to best suit your school’s needs with class offerings in the categories of Science and Adventure Leadership. Our curriculum is aligned with SOL and NGSS and provides hands on field based activities that bring the science classroom to life. The program is designed for students to build on critical thinking and collaboration skills.

Program Features:

  • Modern facilities situated on 150 acres of the Chesapeake Bay
  • Programs that address academic content, Standards of Learning, and Next Generation Science
  • Standards (NGSS)
  • Open to 5th and 6th graders
  • Passionate Experiential Educators with college degrees who are First Aid and CPR certified
  • Parent information night with Q&A for parents and teachers alike (upon request)
  • Meals are served buffet style in our dining hall
  • Group size minimum is 15 students and maximum is 100.
  • Schools provide chaperones for overnight supervision
  • Camp Silver Beach is accredited by the American Camp Association (ACA)

Program Fees:

  • 3 day/2night program (M-W or W-F) - $115 per student
  • 4 day/3night program (M-R or T-F) - $156 per student
  • 5 day/4 night program (M-F) - $202 per student

View our offerings here. (PDF)

No fee for adults up to a 1:8 student ratio. YMCA Camp Silver Beach is currently booking for the 2017/2018 Academic School Year, book soon for priority dates.
Contact Liz Lomba, Program Director at Camp Silver Beach for more information: 757-442-4634 or liz@campsilverbeach.org.

The YMCA of South Hampton Roads is dedicated to putting Judeo-Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.