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​ 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 Incredible Insects Mini-Camp
August 11, 13 & 15, 1–3 p.m.
Ages 4–5 Fee: $25/child  (Track 3, traditional, homeschool)
Ladybugs, butterflies and dragonflies are just some of the amazing insects that live all around us. How are they alike? How are they different? Come explore Blue Jay Point habitats as we seek them out. Listen to creepy-crawly stories, make some critter crafts and enjoy yummy buggy snacks.
 

 
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!
 
Polliwogs: Animals
August 12–14; 9 a.m.–noon
Drop off program for ages 4–5; Fee: $36/child (Track 3, traditional and homeschool)
Join us this week as we explore the animals that live in the park. Collect bugs, slugs and other slimy critters and learn about their habitat. Then meet “Popcorn” our corn snake and other reptiles.
 

 
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.
 
Fun in the Sun Day Camp
August 18–22 (5 days), 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Ages 7–12; $145/child  (Track 2, traditional and homeschool)
Spend a week at Harris Lake County Park exploring the forests, ponds and lake with fun activities and games. Go hiking and canoeing to discover the back roads and hidden coves of the park, fish, take a hayride to the Longleaf Forest and make new friends. Join us for fun in the sun! Campers provide their own lunch and snack.
 

 
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!
 

 
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 Parks!

  
1400 Aviation Parkway
Morrisville, NC 27560
919-460-3390
 
Lake Crabtree's 2014 Sailing Classes will be hosted through Carolina Sailing Foundation. To register, or for more information visit their website. You may also email John Norton with any questions.

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Created at 7/9/2012 11:35 AM by D'Nise Hefner
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