Therapeutic Sports & Recreational Camps

 DWPS provides sports & recreational camps for at risk children who may be struggling with emotional,   behavioral issues and or foster care. Campers will gain confidence within them-selves, receive encouragement, learn selfdiscipline control, self- respect and team work while having fun in a safe nurturing environment. Campers will learn who they are in-spite of life issues or challenges they may be facing.

*These unique camps have been customized to support children during the most crucial time of their lives. 

General Camp Benefits

Campers will have Fun!  Relaxing environment Increased independence by gaining or developing skills for daily life Increased overall activity level.

Social Benefits 

Opportunity to find and build relationships

Prevention of social isolation 

Development or maintenance of social skills

Better connections with family through fun activity 

 Emotional Benefits 

 Relaxation and stress reduction 

 Opportunity for increased self esteem 

 Encouragement to set and achieve new goals

Reduced depression 


Camp Fun Time- Flag Football/Soccer outdoor camp (Boys Ages 5-9)    

A fun filled 4 day camp teaching fundamentals introduces boys to football/soccer by teaching Basic skills in a FUN and energetic environment, our staff use a series of drills to show passing, catching and running skills in a non-contact setting. Camp is designed to maximize growth and increase team building skills To assist with focus development in a structured environment while introducing a new skill set. 

Camp Achievable Dreams- Football/Soccer/Baseball outdoor camp (Boys 10-13)  


3-4 Day camp inclusive social and athletic skill camp, this camp combine elite sport specific instruction with  Physical and mental conditioning for all-around development campers will improve balance, concentration, confidence and flexibility and strength. This camp is specifically designed to assist children build mental discipline, player confidence, superior focus, team building skills, improved attitude.   

Camp Arise Above All –Football outdoor camp (Boys Ages 14-17)  


1 Day camp Saturdays 9am -12pm we combine sport specific instruction with physical and mental conditioning for all around development, campers will learn new skills, while having FUN!! This camp was specifically designed to reduce stress levels and anxiety.

  • All campers are required to have updated health physical and proof of health insurance is required

  • Lunch/Snacks served to all campers

  • All Camps are held outdoor at Chesterfield Food Bank 12211 Iron Bridge Rd. Chester VA. 23831