• Westview on the James


    Camps / RetreatsNot For Profit

    About Us

    The United Methodist Church has long supported Outdoor Ministry and specifically, Christian Camping. In 1966, Westview on the James was founded in order to offer a “place apart” where children can experience and grow deeper with God. In this busy, often stressful world, Christian camps offer children a sacred space in the natural world where they can encounter God, enjoy Christian hospitality and community, nurture their faith and discipleship, and learn creation care and appreciation. Oh, and have lots of fun! Leaving behind their normal routines and distractions, Westview campers can enjoy water sliding, zip lining, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, biking, hiking, music, crafts, a new bouldering wall and high ropes course, worship, and more!

    A fully-accredited member of the American Camp Association, Westview on the James continues to meet or exceed the summer camping industry’s standards for safe operation, employing best practices to maintain a summer camp program of the highest quality.

    Beautifully located on 780 acres of rolling hills and fields, including an 18-acre lake and 1 mile of riverfront, in Goochland, Virginia, Westview on the James is easily accessible from I-64. Westview on the James is an ideal location for summer camp, retreats, gatherings, and special events.

  • Goochland County Chamber of Commerce Calendar of Events and postings to Social Media from the Calendar of Events contains events that are being hosted by the Goochland County Chamber of Commerce and its Members.  A Third Party (someone not associated with Goochland County Chamber of Commerce) may request to add their event to our Calendar of Events.  The event will be permitted only if it is deemed relevant to Goochland County Chamber of Commerce Members and Goochland County Residents.  Each event is reviewed for accuracy.  While every attempt is made to ensure that all information is accurately referenced, we do not guarantee the accuracy, timeliness or quality of the content of every source.  The views and opinions expressed during the events that are listed on the Calendar of Events are the views and opinions of those who are hosting the event and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Goochland County Chamber of Commerce.  The Goochland County Chamber of Commerce strives to be a Non Partisan Organization.

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