Harris Lake Camps

Group of kids playing "Snakes and Ladders" jumbo game on a large play mat

Camps are more extended programs offered by park staff during the summer months. You can learn more about the camps offered below.

General Day Camp Information

A photo of four kids at day camp looking in various tubs and plastic containers at aquatic critters gathered during a pond study program
  • Camps for the upcoming season will be announced here, usually in January.
  • Camp registration is online. Spaces are limited and tend to fill quickly, so register early!
  • Campers will have two staff with them at all times.
  • All camps meet at the Cypress Shelter.
  • Campers bring their own lunch and snack.
  • A registration packet, including a health history form, will be emailed before the start of camp.
  • A parent letter containing important information and a basic schedule of activities will be emailed the week before the start of camp.

Camp Offerings

Kurious Kids

Photo of a boy at day camp holding a dragonfly

June 21–23, 2022 (Tuesday–Thursday)
9 a.m.–noon
For ages 4–6

*This camp is full. Please join the wait list.

Kurious Kids will discover the natural world of Harris Lake County Park through short hikes, themed crafts and games, fishing, dip-netting in the pond and meeting our program animals. Make new friends and have lots of fun as we explore the park together.

Nature Explorers

Photo of two campers in a canoe on the fishing pond

July 11–15, 2022 (Monday–Friday)
9 a.m.–1 p.m.
For ages 7–11

*This camp is full. Please join the wait list.

Each day will be a new adventure! Go fishing and canoeing, take a wagon ride to our Longleaf Forest, scoop in the pond to see who lives there, create themed crafts, play games and explore nature as you meet new friends.

Nature Explorers Mini Day Camp

A photo of a female camper holding a catfish she just caught

Aug. 9–11, 2022 (Tuesday–Thursday)
9 a.m.–1 p.m.
For ages 7–11

*This camp is full. Please join the wait list.

A mini-version of the full week: go fishing and canoeing, take a wagon ride to our Longleaf Forest, scoop in the pond to see who lives there, create themed crafts, play games and explore nature as you meet new friends.