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Child Care & Camps

With so many demands on today's families and the increased focus on early childhood development, families need all the support they can get to nurture the potential of youth. We support children by providing a safe and healthy place to learn foundational skills, develop healthy, trusting relationships and build self-reliance through the Y values of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility and faith. At the Y, we believe the values and skills learned early on are vital building blocks for quality of life and future success. That's why our child care programs are staffed with people who understand the cognitive, physical and social development of kids, the need children have to feel connected and supported in trying new things, and the caring and reinforcement parents and families need to help each other.

Program Offerings

Drop-In Care

For up to two hours per day while you enjoy the Y, your kids can enjoy a safe and enriching environment in Stay & Play!

    Parents Morning-Night Out

    Feel confident knowing your child is happy, healthy and entertained while you enjoy a few hours on your own.

    Preschool Child Care

    At the Y, preschoolers learn about the world around them—all with the help of trained and caring youth development staff.

    Before & After-School Programs

    With a focus on safety, health, social growth and academic enhancement, our before- and after-school programs serve children with options to explore and develop their interests and talents.

    Day Camps

    Day camp allows campers to develop strong relationships while enjoying activities like swimming, crafts, sports, field trips and more.

      Overnight Camp

      Camp Silver Beach— the dream camp destination on the Eastern Shore of Virginia and the YMCA of South Hampton Roads exclusive overnight camp offering summer and family camp options.

      Teen Camps

      Teen Adventure Camps for ages 11–14 and Leadership Development Programs for ages 13–17 give teens a summer of friendship and fun.

      Golf Camp at The First Tee

      At The First Tee, campers learn life skills and core values through the game of golf, and have fun making new friends along the way.

      School's Out Camp

      No school? No problem! When school is out, we're here for parents with a full day of care in School's Out Camps. Children will enjoy an action-packed day of fun, games, field trips and activities at the Y.