​ Wake County Parks, Recreation and Open Space Camps


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.
 
Eco-Kids Night Noises
November 10, 12 & 14, 1–3 p.m.
Ages 4–5 Fee: $25/child (Track 2, traditional, homeschool)
Learn about the haunts and habits of nocturnal animals that are busy at night while you are asleep. Follow up this Eco-Kids by participating in Night Owls and Candle Magic on the evening of November 22 – you can bring the whole family!

Eco-Kids Winter Wildlife Profiles
December 8, 10 & 12, 1–3 p.m.
Ages 4–5 Fee: $25/child (Track 1, traditional, homeschool)
If nesting like a squirrel, snacking like a deer and role-playing beaver family life sounds like fun, this is the camp for you! Discover what makes beavers, squirrels and white-tailed deer so interesting. We will spend a day on each of these common mammals, learning their habitat requirements, their place in the food web, and the way they "make their living."
 

 
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 camps at Crowder District Park!
 

 
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 camps at Harris Lake County Park!
 

 
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 camps at Historic Oak View County Park!
 

 
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 two adult staff with the kids at all times. Kids bring their own lunch. Preregistration is required. Camp size is limited, so sign up early!
   
Check back for future camps at Historic Yates Mill County Park!

  
1400 Aviation Parkway
Morrisville, NC 27560
919-460-3390
 
Check back for future sailing camps at Lake Crabtree County Park!