About Us | YMCA Camp Silver Beach

About Us

YMCA Camp Silver Beach is located in Jamesville, Virginia and is part of the Eastern Shore community. Set on 151 acres of forest, field and wetland, YMCA Camp Silver Beach also provides activities on 1,200 feet of shoreline along the Chesapeake Bay. Summers are dedicated to providing the best overnight camp experience where kids ages 8–16 realize who they are and what they can achieve. In the off-season, YMCA Camp Silver Beach provides outdoor education programs for 5th and 6th graders and hosts events like corporate retreats, family reunions and sporting events. Additionally, YMCA Camp Silver Beach provides the opportunity for over 300 children to attend summer camp each year through through our annual giving campaign, which raises funds to make sure that every child has the opportunity to benefit from overnight camp.

Facility & Location


YMCA Camp Silver Beach is located in Jamesville, Virginia about 10 miles west of Rt. 13 on the western coast of Virginia's Eastern Shore.

6272 YMCA Lane
Jamesville, VA 23398
(757) 442-4634

    Meet the Staff


    Camp Silver Beach employs 80+ team members from all over the world to work and play with children in this coastal camp environment. Our year-round staff and summer counselors are highly motivated, dedicated and willing to spend their summer providing a great experience for children.

    Health & Safety


    Health and safety are top priorities at YMCA Camp Silver Beach. That's why we have specially trained staff at ​the ​activities at the ​Alpine Tower, sailing center, archery, riflery range, pools​, ​bayfront  ​and more​​.​ ​Also, all CSB staff are ​trained in ​CPR, AED and ​First  ​A​id.

    Parent Resources


    It is our goal to keep parents informed on our overnight camping program. Please see the resources available to you so you stay current on health documentation, our staff role models, programming expectations and more.

      Annual Campaign


      The annual giving campaign supports YMCA Camp Silver Beach’s promise to ensure no child is ever denied the golden experience of a fun-filled week of summer camp due to his or her financial situation. We're able to provide this assistance, thanks to generous donations to our annual giving campaign.