Hope Haven nurtures kids and strengthens families through summer camps for low-income children, respite care for families that have children with special needs, and through our children’s home for kids who need long term love and care. Hope Haven is a nonprofit organization dedicated to showing God’s love to every child and family that comes on our campus. Please read the options below or check out Hope Haven’s official website to find out how you can be involved at Hope Haven!


Hope Haven has many financial needs. Donate money to our children’s home or sponsor a child’s week of summer camp by clicking the donate button below. Anything makes a difference. If you would like to donate needed items follow this link to our needs page.

Volunteer at Hope Haven

Get involved at Hope Haven by volunteering with the children at Recharge Respite, working at Camp Hope Haven in the summer, or volunteering your time working on campus projects.

Camp Hope Haven

Camp Hope Haven is a non-denominational Christian camp that strives to meet children’s spiritual, physical, and emotional needs. Campers participate in a variety of fun activities such as pony rides, swimming, arts and crafts, and Bible and nature classes, while enjoying the fresh air on our fifty-four acre campus in Virginia Beach. Camp is available for boys and girls ages 8-12 and teens ages 13-15. It is a week long summer camp. Follow this link to look at camp dates and register a child for the summer.

Recharge Respite

Recharge Respite is a weekend day camp where children and teens with special needs along with their siblings for a day at camp. We fill the time with games, crafts, toys, an inflatable slide, farm animals, sensory activities, and Bible stories. Each special needs child is paired with a buddy for the day to ensure that they will receive specific attention and have a fun filled day. For more information, follow the button link below.

Diana Johnson