Camp Chanco - Surry Virginia - Information, Reviews, Ratings
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Camp Chanco

5 Stars based on 1 reviews (review)

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Camp Location: P.O. Box 378, Surry, Virginia, 23704, United States
Ages: 8-18
Gender: Male and Female
Camp type:Overnight
Session dates: June 22, August 24
Cost (range): about $55 a day
Contact Person: Ann Tansey (Director of Hospitality)
Phone: 888.724-2626
Fax: 757.294.0727
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Camp's Description

No Child Left Inside! Chanco on the James has enjoyed a long trusted reputation as one of the most successful youth camping programs in Virginia. It has operated continuously for 40 years, since it’s founding in 1968. Camp Chanco is a residential camping experience for boys and girls 8-18 years old as an outdoor, age-appropriate program of the Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia. It offers young people an enjoyable camping experience in a beautiful outdoor setting within a supportive, fun-loving community. The residential camp program offers: climbing-skill classes on our ropes course developed by professors at the College of William & Mary waterfront and pool activities including swimming, canoeing, kayaking, and sailing instruction nature photography instruction arts and crafts classes archery classes introductory golf classes basketball, volleyball, botcci ball, etc. Chanco has developed a variety of trips off-site to challenge the adventure seeking camper. Camp Chanco is a community of fun and faith. It is a place to dream a dream; to take a risk; and dare to make a friend. Are you ready for an adventure this summer? Are you ready to meet new people, see new sights, and experience new things? We offer online registration so that you can join us in the woods and on the river at Chanco on the James! The Camp Chanco Parent Encouragement Program: Our camp fees are approximately $55 a day, but there are ways to make that even more affordable for anyone... 1. $50 off for hosting a Chanco Open House of a minimum of 10 families and/or potential campers. 2. $50 off for each new camper referred and registered. (no maximum) 3. $100 off tuition for the second sibling enrolled and $150 off for the third. 4. Advanced payment for future years will freeze the price of tuition based on the year of payment. Any increase in tuition year to year will be deferred. 5. $25 off for completing a personal questionnaire on the website. 6. $200 discount for Chanco Parish Representatives who hold a camp Open House at their parish and serve as the Chanco liaison in their congregation. Inclusion statement Camp Chanco welcomes all campers & staff regardless of sex, race, religious creed, color, or national origin. Green Pledge Chanco on the James is now making a public pledge to conserve water and energy, maintain our natural setting, reduce waste, recycle materials, and make environmentally conscientious food preparation and disposal decisions. Our “Green” environmental impact statement commits to over two dozen specific eco-policies, each one carefully balanced against business demands and standards to leave a light footprint on the earth.

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Excellent residental camp March 14, 2009
Reviewer: Jr from
5 Stars 2 of 3 people found this review helpful

This was the first overnight camp. He stay there for 12 days and love every minute of it. He has been looking forward to go back for an whole year. He is counting the days down to returning. The staff at Camp Chaco is loving and caring people. Excellent camp. And it only cost 58.00 per day for 13 days.....I strong recommend this camp. My only dislike was the pick up time and it was on a odd day. But, this has been adjusted this year.
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