Youth Services

Williamsburg-James City County Youth Services Programs

Join Us For Our Summer Camps!  Track & Field and Basketball Summer Camps will be offered this summer at the James City County Recreation Center.

Camp Dates, Times & Fees:

  • Track & Field Camp – July 6 & 7 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.: $30 per youth
  • Basketball Camp – July 10 – 14 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.: $65 per youth
  • Basketball Camp – July 24 – 28 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.: $65 per youth
  • Basketball Camp – August 7 – 11 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.: $65 per youth

Register Today:

  • James City County Recreation Center – 5301 Longhill Road, Williamsburg


imageGreen Team Community Gardens: A project for the purposes of nutrition, food security, and community improvement in the target communities that face a food desert everyday. Families will engage in building community gardens. They will transform a piece of land that will be gardened collectively by the group into a food producer for the community. The community garden will provide access to fresh produce and herbs as well as access to satisfying labor, neighborhood improvement, sense of community and connection to the environment. These gardens will be nurtured communally and the bounty shared. Fresh produce will also be shared with non-profit food providers like FISH and Grove Community Outreach Center.


imageNEIGHBORHOOD BASKETBALL LEAGUEA program that provides a safe, fun environment that cultivates a sense of community through organized sports. The league strives to provide a program in which youth can succeed in all their endeavors by building on their strengths and developing their weaknesses.
Program discourages youth’s involvement with risky behaviors. Games are held on Friday and Saturday evenings between the months of March and June. This program allows youth to engage in constructive activity supervised by background checked caring adult volunteers



imageProject Discovery, an educational outreach program, operates year-round and is designed to encourage middle and high school students to prepare early for life after high school. Project Discovery prepares students for college via weekly workshops, community service projects, culturally enriching activities and college visits.
The students attend workshops on Financial Aid, College Admissions, SAT Preparation, Self-Esteem, Career Exploration, Resume Writing, School Violence, Life Planning/Goal Setting, Study Skills, Test Taking, Budgeting, Anger Management, Conflict Resolution, Critical Thinking and on How To Choose A College.  Project Discovery serves 68 students between the ages of 12 and 18 at the following locations:

Middle Schools
Berkeley Middle School
Lois S. Hornsby Middle School
Toano Middle School

High Schools
Jamestown High School
Lafayette High School
Warhill High School

Lafayette Square Apartments

Click here for an online application.

For more information on programs for youth, please contact Mrs. Linda Wallace-Cody, Community Services Coordinator, at 757-229-9332.