Camp Information

YMCA Camp Cheerio

  • Program Address:

    1430 Camp Cheerio Rd
    Glade Valley, NC 28627, U.S.A.

    Phone: 336-363-2604
  • Winter Address:

    1430 Camp Cheerio Rd
    Glade Valley, NC 28627, U.S.A.

Directors: Michaux Crocker and Jim Hussey

Located high atop the Blue Ridge Mountains of northwest North Carolina, YMCA Camp Cheerio is the ideal place for persons of all ages to enjoy a camping or retreat experience. Cheerio offers many challenging programs, from summer resident (sleepover) and coed adventure camps. With over 20 activities to choose from there is something for everyone.

Founded in 1960 by the YMCA of High Point, North Carolina, Camp Cheerio seeks to provide campers with a sustained, creative, and educational experience in the out-of-doors. Through the use of natural surroundings, and under the Christian guidance of trained leadership, YMCA camping seeks to help campers achieve their fullest potential in terms of mental development, physical well-being, social growth, and spiritual awareness.

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  • Directors:
    Michaux Crocker and Jim Hussey
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  • Nearest city:
    Charlotte, NC
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  • Season opens:
    June 5, 2022
  • Season closes:
    August 19, 2022


  • Assorted Adventures
  • Backpacking
  • Canoeing
  • Caving
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Boarding
  • Mountaineering
  • Orienteering
  • Rappelling
  • Rock Climbing
  • Ropes Course
  • Sailing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wilderness
  • Model Rocketry
  • Travel/Trips
  • Archery
  • Baseball and Softball

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