​ Wake County Parks, Recreation and Open Space Camps

for 2015


For information about upcoming camps at the following parks:
 
 
 
 
 

 
3200 Pleasant Union Church Road
Raleigh, NC 27613
 
To check for space availability, contact the Blue Jay Center for Environmental Education by phone at 919-870-4330 or by emailing bluejaypoint@wakegov.com. To register, you will need to include a completed registration form and payment by mail or in person.
  
For ages 4–5:
 
Eco-Kids Water Wonders (Track 1, homeschool) 
Sept. 14, 16 & 18, 1–3 p.m.
Enjoy lots of watery fun as we conduct experiments and play games to learn about the properties and importance of water on our Earth.
Ages 4–5, $25/child. Includes staff supervision, snacks, crafts and activities.
 
Eco-Kids Fall Follies (Track 4, homeschool) 
Oct. 12, 14 & 16, 1–3 p.m.
Seeds are falling all around us!  Learn about different kinds of fall fruits, who eats them, and how they disperse.  Enjoy the fall weather as we hike through the park in search of nuts, acorns, and other autumn treasures.
Ages 4–5, $25/child. Includes staff supervision, snacks, crafts and activities.
 
Eco-Kids Migration Mania (Track 2, homeschool) 
Nov. 16, 18 & 20, 1–3 p.m.
Learn about different animal groups and where they spend their winters.  Play some cool games to experience “migration” yourself and more.
Ages 4–5, $25/child. Includes staff supervision, snacks, crafts and activities.
 
Eco-Kids Eco Art (Track 1, homeschool) 
Dec. 14, 16 & 18, 1–3 p.m.
Join other kids for fun and games.  Learn to reduce and reuse as we spend these afternoons creating nifty crafts from recycled materials.
Ages 4–5, $25/child. Includes staff supervision, snacks, crafts and activities.
 

 
4709 Ten-Ten Road
Apex, NC 27539
 
To check for space availability, contact Crowder District Park by phone at 919-662-2850 or by email. To register, you will need to include a completed registration form and payment by mail or in person.
 
Crowder’s camps offer your child hands-on history and nature activities including visits with live animals, hikes, crafts, games and more. Each day offers a different theme. There will be two adult staff with the kids at all times. Kids bring their own snacks. Preregistration is required. Camp size is limited, so sign up early!
 
 
Check back for future Crowder District Park camps!
 

 
2112 County Park Drive
New Hill, NC 27562
 
To check for space availability and obtain the camp registration packet, contact Harris Lake County Park by phone, 919-387-4342 or by emailing harris.lake@wakegov.com. Space is limited to 12–16 campers per camp depending on the camp.

 

Check back for future Harris Lake camps!

 


 
4028 Carya Drive
Raleigh, NC  27610
 
To check for space availability, contact Oak View County Park by phone at 919-250-1013 or by emailing oakview@wakegov.com. To register, you will need to include a completed registration form and payment by mail or in person. 
 
Check back for future Historic Oak View camps!
 

 
4620 Lake Wheeler Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
 
To check for space availability, contact Historic Yates Mill County Park by phone at 919-856-6675 or by email. To register, you will need to include a completed registration form and payment by mail or in person.

Yates Mill's camps offer your child hands-on history and nature activities including tours of the old mill, visits with live animals, hikes, crafts, games, and more. Each day offers a different theme. There will be 2 adult staff with the kids at all times. Kids bring their own lunch and snacks. Preregistration is required. Camp size is limited, so sign up early!
 

Check back for future Historic Yates Mill camps!