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FEATURED SUMMER CAMPS
CHAPEL HILL, CARRBORO,
HILLSBOROUGH, DURHAM & CARY NC
2017 Durham Bulls Baseball Camp
The Durham Bulls popular baseball
camps are back for the summer of 2016! Register your child (ages
7-14) for three days of baseball fun with the Bulls.
place on the playing field of the Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
At the beginning of each camp, kids are divided into age groups and
coached by Bulls players in pitching, fielding and hitting. After a
lunch break, each age group plays a game. The
registration fee includes lunch and a
Pepsi Durham Bulls Baseball Camp
Durham Bulls Baseball 2017 Camp
Dates & Times
Camp is from 9:00 AM-2:00 PM on the following dates:
Camp #1 June 22, 23, 24
Camp #2 July 5, 6, 7
Camp #3 August 8, 9, 10
Click for more
Durham Bulls Baseball Camp Registration Information
or call the Baseball Camp Hotline at
Create with Make
Looking for something fun and challenging
for your child this summer? Camp Create is a great opportunity
for kids to explore many creative mediums and skills and have a
great time doing it. Painting, weaving, string art, clay and more!
Your child will bring home pinterest worthy works of art. This is a
4 day camp from 9 am to 12 pm.
We have 2 sessions in June. Visit our
website for more info.
Chapel Hill Tennis
Club Summer Camps - Tennis & Swimming!
Chapel Hill Tennis Club (CHTC) is one of
the major tennis, swim, fitness and recreational facilities in North
Carolina operating as a non-profit, member-owned organization. CHTC
consists of a beautiful Clubhouse and expansive grounds, 29 Tennis
Courts, 4 Indoor Tennis Courts, 2 Platform Tennis Courts, a Fitness
Center, Fitness Programming, an Olympic Pool, Aquatics Programming,
a Super-Loop Waterslide, Pool, Clubhouse Slice Bar Cafe, a full
service Pro Shop and an awesome Calendar of Events / Programming.
Chapel Hill Tennis Club has an exceptional and experienced staff of
experts relentlessly dedicated to your family's year-round fun.
Summer and Year-Round Memberships Available.
Chapel Hill Tennis Club Summer 2016 options and schedules
403 Westbrook Dr., Carrboro, NC 27510
Immersion Island Summer Camps
Spanish Immersion Camps for Kids and Adults!
A full range of
day, overnight and "hybrid" camps during summer, winter, spring
break for kids (and weekends throughout the year for adults too)
held at New Hope Camp in North Chapel Hill! All the
fun of a camp while immersed in Spanish: conversation, role play ,
culture, song, dance, food, amigos and much more!
languages services available too!
1870 Farm offers an amazing farm experience
for children 5-13. They will care for and play with the Sheep, Baby
Goats, Donkey, Chickens and Alpaca, and kids may choose from outdoor
activities and many electives indoors on those hot summer days.
Children 10 and over will have the chance to work on creating
products on the farm to sell, and learn what it takes to be an
A day in the life of 1870 Farm Summer
A typical summer day at 1870 Farm will include a morning
meet-up after which camp groups might choose from a variety of farm
activities: animal care, garden work, hiking, construction, making
goat soap or pickles, or fishing in the pond! Farm care time is
followed by electives. Campers might visit the art space and get
creative, engage in a good ol’ game of capture the flag, explore the
forest and build forts, try their luck at gem mining or archery, or
even embark on a historical scavenger hunt. Once campers have worked
up an appetite, the groups gather again for snack and stories.
Afternoons at 1870 Farm are filled with electives such as
photography, theater, visual art, engineering, tinkering, water
explorations and more. Lunch, organized group games and ongoing,
long term farm activities fill our afternoons until parents arrive.
Every week includes animal care, gemstone mining, photography, art,
creative construction and outdoor games. Campers 10 and over will
get an opportunity to participate in our Entrepreneurs Club to
design, create and earn “farm dollars”!
1870 Farm to learn more!
1224 Old Lystra Road
Hill, NC 27517
Camp Chestnut Ridge offers both Day
Camps and Overnight Camps with so many fun electives and activities!
Many camp theme choices are available for students from Kindergarten
through High School, as well as 1/2 day camps for pre-schoolers.
Day Camp Transportation is available from Chapel
Hill off of Hwy 15-501.
Day Camp at Chestnut
Ridge offers campers a great choice of electives for what they do
each day, choosing from among fun outdoor activities like climbing,
swimming, canoeing, the farm, zipline, hayrides, crafts, and much
more! A dedicated summer camp staff plays with the campers and
actively engages them in the life of the community, making every day
fun and memorable. Your camper will have lots to tell you at the end
of each day about their adventures at Chestnut Ridge!
Resident Camp is the very best experience Chestnut Ridge offers.
Campers choose the elective activities they do each day, from great
outdoor adventures like climbing, swimming, canoeing, the farm,
zipline, hayrides, crafts, and more! Resident Campers also get to
participate in spectacular evening activities like Capture the Flag,
Amazing Race, Home in the Woods, Talent Show, Pool Party, and Lake
walk – all activities reserved exclusively for resident campers.
http://campchestnutridge.org/summer-camp/ to learn more!
Year round diving lessons for all ages and
abilities, offering the following programs:
Year round learn to dive running through the school year.
Summer diving lessons & friendly competition league (June-August)
• Summer Diving camps (day and
Duke Diving Club offers free trial
For more information visit
Hollow Rock Tennis Summer
Hollow Rock Tennis offers comprehensive
summer camps focused on improving the health and wellness of your
child! By becoming more active and participating in activities such
as tennis and swimming, your junior has the opportunity to improve
their problem solving, positive-thinking, and decision-making
skills. Tennis is also a total-body workout that burns more calories
than inline skating, cycling, and aerobics. Hollow Rock Tennis camp
is open to children ages 5 and above, and includes all levels of
play; from beginners who have taken up an interest in tennis, to
tournament level kids 18 and under. Take advantage of Hollow Rock's
one-of-a-kind camp run by the McDonald Group at Hollow Rock that
will get your child on the right path to success!
Hollow Rock Tennis Summer 2015 options and schedules
5100 Erwin Rd. Durham, NC 27707
Emerson Waldorf Pre-School Magic / Kindergarten Summer Program
The Pre-School / Kindergarten Magic Summer Program for ages 4-6 at
the beautiful kindergarten of the Emerson Waldorf School includes
crafts and artistic activities, nature walks, indoor and outdoor
play, dress-up, acting, water play, storytelling and puppet shows
with Waldorf Kindergarten teachers.
One-week sessions available with limited enrollment; camps fill up
quickly! Contact EWS for more info.)
Emerson Waldorf School Pre-K-12, 6211 New Jericho Road, Chapel Hill,
(Read our BLOG about the Preschool Magic Camp)
Emerson Waldorf Summer Camps
The Emerson Waldorf School offers a wide range of Specialty Camps
for children ages 4 - 18. Active, healthy, summer days filled with
music, drama, fort-building, woodwork, crafts, art, nature
exploration, creativity and imagination on 54 acres of fields,
forest and farm.
info & Registration
Emerson Waldorf School Pre-K-12, 6211 New Jericho Road, Chapel Hill,
Bouncing Bulldogs Rope Skipping Camp
Summer Camp is a great introduction to a life-long, healthy, fun sport.
A wonderful summer day camp for boys and girls ages
5-16, emphasizing building self-confidence in children. Especially fun is the
jump roping show that parents are invited to attend on the last day of each
camp, including amazing feats by some of the Bulldogs' best (ALL of the jumpers,
all ages, are amazing)! It is incredible how quickly even the littlest jumpers
learn tricky jump-roping moves under the close direction of the very experienced
and friendly camp counselors.
Coach and Camp
Director Ray Frederick is nationally and internationally renowned, and under his
direction the Bouncing Bulldogs travel and compete around the world. The
Bouncing Bulldogs performed in China during the Summer 2008 Olympics, and they
have been all over the country (including performing at the White House!), and
all around the world including places such as Sri Lanka and Tibet among many
The Bouncing Bulldogs jump roping team are 7-Time
Attend a Bouncing
Bulldogs demonstration and prepare to be amazed. Kids perform astonishing,
seemingly gravity-defying jump roping feats as a team, and they gain tremendous
self-esteem and confidence.
Bouncing Dogs Jump Rope Camp
Conveniently located in Ram's Plaza,
1728 North Fordham Blvd., Chapel Hill 27514
- Creative Clay Camp for Kids Ages 5 - 13
Working with clay develops coordination, concentration, and teaches
kids how to transform ideas into creative expression. Our students
will learn such techniques as: pinching, coiling, slab work,
cartooning, abstract work, various textured applications, extruding,
free-form, press-molding, and relief carving. We will also be
providing textile design instruction and jewelry making to our
classes. We will be working with dyes, fabrics, beads, glazes,
acrylics, and watercolors. During each class they will be gaining
knowledge about studio materials. Tuition includes materials, studio
fees, firings, glazes, beads and paints. No experience is necessary.
205 W. Main St, Suite 104, Carrboro
(map and directions)
Savvy Soul Kids Yoga, Art,
and Nature Exploration Camps
This unique summer camp integrates the benefits of Yoga with more
traditional camp activities such as art, music, games and nature
exploration. Our goal is that each child will leave camp feeling
calm, balanced, and respected as well as mentaly and physically
June 19-23, 2017 in Chapel Hill.
For more information call Sandy Delgado at 336-567-5653.
4805 NC-86 South
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Blue Skies of Mapleview Horsemanship
Summer Day Camp
Blue Skies of Mapleview offers
week-long Summer Day Camps where campers learn about horsemanship, go on trail
rides, play games, work on horse-theme crafts projects, swim in the pool, and
have a wonderful time! Here is a description of a day at Blue Skies of
Mapleview Summer Day Camp from Deborah Pearson-Moyers (Owner/Instructor):
We gather in the morning to
learn about the theme of the day such as balance, horse body language,
equine massage and stretching, or trail riding rules of the road. Then, in
teams, we catch, groom, tack up our horses and focus on riding skills. In
addition, each team masters an important aspect of on-the-ground
horsemanship. After a cool break on the porch for lunch and a little
downtime, we begin an artistic activity designed to help us really look at
and understand horses. We end the day with games and a refreshing dip in the
pool. Our emphasis is on fun and safety for the riders and the horses, skill
development, building self-esteem, and nurturing our respect and love for
these beautiful animals.
Why We LOVE Blue Skies of Mapleview Camp
Read our blog about Blue SKies of Mapleview Horse Camp
3609 Pasture Rd., Hillsborough, NC
Located near the original Mapleview Ice Cream (from Chapel Hill Homestead Rd./MLK
Historic Airport Rd. intersection go straight on Homestead all the way to
Mapleview Ice Cream; Blue Skies of Mapleview is only a few minutes away from
Mapleview Ice Cream.) See
MapQuest Directions from Chapel Hill Homestead Rd./MLK-Historic Airport Rd.
Language Immersion Summer Camps - Spanish, Chinese, and French
Flip4Kids offers language immersion summer camps, as well as
language immersion classes 6 months - 11 years throughout the year.
Using the Language Workshop For Children's Thibaut Technique,
Flip4Kids offers children all the fun of a traditional summer camp
in a full immersion setting. Week-long camps are available for four
weeks of the summer, with each week offering exciting and fun
activities. All camps incorporate a spiral review and repeated
opportunities for learning the new vocabulary so children can easily
transition in and out of camp without missing a beat! Appropriate
for all levels; individual attention; flexible time for busy
families (morning, afternoon or full day camps; 2, 3 or 5 days a
English as a Second
Language Camps - Flip4Kids is also offering an afternoon ESL
summer camp for students in grades 2 - 5. This four week, two-hour a
day program will focus on reading fluency, reading comprehension,
and narrative writing in English. Your child may attend as many
weeks of camp as you like and the weeks do not need to be
consecutive. Students will leave camp with improved reading decoding
skills, richer vocabulary skills, and stronger grammar and writing
skills to give them a head start for the next school year.
Meadowmont Village, Chapel Hill, NC
KOTOX TaeKwonDo America
- Taekwondo Summer Camp!
TaeKwonDo Summer Camp features:
* Korean Culture & Language
* Arts & Crafts
* Dancing & Music
* Reading & Writing
* Indoor & Outdoor Activities
KOTOX also offers classes in
the Korean Martial Art of TaeKwonDo for children and adults, fun
Teacher Work Day Camps, TaeKwonDo Birthday Parties, and Private
602 Jones Ferry Road,
Carrboro, NC 27510
Camps at Chapel Hill School of Musical Arts (CHSMA) (formerly called
Flexible Music Lessons & Fun Summer Camps
Musical Summer Camps & Music lessons for all ages,
including private instruction in: bass guitar, cello, clarinet, drums, guitar,
flute, piano, saxophone, trumpet, tuba, violin, voice & more! CHMSA makes summer
music lessons as easy as can be. Just sign up for a summer package of 6 lessons,
then design your own schedule with the teacher. CHMSA also offers affordable and
creative one-week camps for the summer session.
Summer Camps at CHSMA include: Music Camps (Pop Diva Camp, Garage Band Camp,
Guitar, Flute, and Violin camps, and Theatre Performance Camps)
The Chapel Hill School of
Musical Arts (CHMSA) offers:
* Initial consultation with the Director
* Caring, supportive, highly qualified teachers,
* Personalized attention in all aspects of the student/family experience
* State of the art instruments and resources
* A Professional learning environment free of distractions
* Special workshops & master classes;
* Recitals and community performance opportunities;
* Flexible summer scheduling; All-inclusive fees
1322 Fordham Blvd. #4, Chapel Hill,
NC 27514 (conveniently located on Fordham Blvd/15-501 near Trader Joe's/Eastgate.)
Camp at the Museum of Life and Science, Durham
Fun and educational hands-on, week-long, half or full-day programs.
Kids have fun playing
tennis, swimming, and playing games at the
RDU Tennis camps, offered at numerous locations throughout the Triangle.
Lots of fun and great exercise!
Editor's Note: Our kids spent a week
at RDU Tennis camp in Chapel Hill and they LOVED it - planning to sign up for
another camp before the Summer is over.
RDU Tennis also
offers tennis classes during the school year at convenient locations throughout
the Triangle. Visit www.rdutennis.net
for schedules, locations and more information.
The ArtsCenter KidsCamps
Offers full and half-day art KidsCamps for children entering grades K-7.
Little Campers program is created for five and six-year olds
(entering K-1st) who are new to the camp environment.
KidsCamps are offered for entering K-7th graders, and ArtsFocus
Camps are offered for entering 2nd -7th graders. One-week and
two-week programs, half-day and full-day options, and an early
arrival and late departure service. Camps offer ceramics,
drama, hip-hop, clowning, cartooning, music, drawing and more!
(919) 929-2787, ext. 209 or ext 101.
Chapel Hill Summer Swim League CHSSL
website: Chapel Hill Summer Swim League is a seasonal recreational league
run by volunteers. The purpose of the Chapel Hill Summer Swim League is to
sponsor organized age group swimming competition during the summer for teams
comprised of swimmers from the league's member clubs. It is the philosophy
of the CHSSL to allow maximum participation in swimming competition in an
environment that encourages and teaches:
1. Improvement of swimming skills in an enjoyable atmosphere
2. Understanding that healthy competiton is fun and that good
sportsmanship is emphasized
3. Contact, team spirit, and friendship among swimmers of all skill levels
Click here to Contact CHSSL
CHSSL Member Clubs:
Hill Country Club/Ridgewood (CHCCR)
Chapel Hill Tennis Club (TCST)
Exchange/Sunset Creek (EXSC)
The Farm/Meadowmont (FSRA/Y)
Heratige Hills/Community Center (HHCC)
Ridge/Sports Plex (HRHST)
SPORTSPLEX (fka Triangle Sportsplex)
The Orange County
Sportsplex Summer Camp offers Ice Skating, Indoor Swimming, Tumbling,
Crafts, Indoor & Outdoor Games, and many more fun activities. Kids Leaving
Tired & Happy is a KidsPlex Specialty!
Rising Kindergarteners through Rising 10th Grade; age appropriate grouping of
campers; Counselor-In-Training Program for Rising 7th through 10th Graders.
Can sign child in as early as 7:30am; Sign Out at 6:00 pm.
101 Meadowlands Dr., Hillsborough, NC 27278
Cely's House Summer Camp The Ultimate Summer Art Experience
Note: All Sessions Fill up quickly, every year!
A half day of assorted crafts for eight one week sessions. Projects
include: clay, tie-dyed T-shirts, batik and fabric design, mosaics,
paper mache, candle making, plaster masks, kaleidoscopes, wind
chimes, painted rocks, basket weaving, rain sticks, dream-catchers,
crazy chairs, and many more creative crafts.
Durham Academy Summer Programs
Weekly camps and care for children 3 - 18 years.
(919) 489-3400 x 217
Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA
980 Airport Rd., Chapel Hill 27514
Recreation and Parks Instructional Sports Camps: Baseball, Football
For more info call 563-3629 Ext. 1 or 563-3629 Ext. 4.
|OHS (Orange High School) Youth
OHS Youth Soccer camps will be held for kids ages 6-16.
|Carolina Alumni Basketball School
Chapel Hill High School. Call (919) 967-4130 for information and applications.
Durham Arts Council Summer Arts Camps
Offers four 2-week sessions, each with its own theme, art show, and
performance. Half-day and full-day options. Theatre, music,
painting, sculpture, photography, dance, digital arts & more.
Lots of fun!
919-560-2726 or visit www.durhamarts.org.
New Hope Camp and Conference Center,
Teaches Christian values while campers play, learn, and enjoy
outdoor and indoor activities. Camp activities for rising
kindergartners through rising 10th graders. Swimming lessons and
daily free swim.
Natural Explorers Camp at the NC Botanical Garden, Totten
Center US 15-501/NC54 Bypass, Chapel Hill.
Nature Explorers camp for ages 6 to 11, exploring the natural world,
nature journaling, hiking and insect study. Day camp begins in
June. Visit the website
for more information.
Sunset Ridge (Holly Springs) and Southern Village (Chapel Hill)
Racquet & Swim Clubs
Sports camps for kids offer a variety of activities including
tennis, basketball, swimming, soccer, golf, field sports, games,
arts & crafts. Ages 6-12.
Sunset Ridge (919) 557-0000
Southern Village (919) 969-8442
Raleigh Little Theatre
Acting, Musical Theatre, Dance. Weeklong camps for ages 4-12; for
teens 1-week to 5-week camps, intensive sand performance programs.
Honored for excellence by the NC Theatre Conference. 301
Pogue St., Raleigh, NC 27607, Raleigh, NC 27607
(919) 989-TENT (8368).
Colonial-American summer Camp & Encampments; travel back in time;
experience the life of an authentic Colonial-American family.
Camp Flintlock conducts Colonial-Style 18th-Century
summer camp, field trips, encampments,
music school, birthday parties and other special events. From
the website: "At Camp Flintlock, you live like George
Washington, Molly Pitcher, & Daniel Boone did in the 1700s, using
authentic equipment & accouterments of the Eighteenth Century.
The mission of Camp Flintlock is to develop the character of young
men and young women in a historically accurate context. At Camp
Flintlock, participants learn about the history of Colonial-American
life by experiencing the crafts, activities, chores, and lifestyle
of a pioneer family."
Hill Parks & Recreation Summer Camps
Chapel Hill Parks & Recreation offers lots of fun Summer Camps!
Browse the many options at
Summer Youth Swim Team (Chapel Hill Parks &
Chapel Hill Community Center Pool
For information, registration and dates visit the
or call the Information Hotline (919-685-8316) or contact the Front
Desk Attendant (919-968-2790).
|Golf Camps at Occoneechee Golf
Club, Hillsborough - Orange County Recreation Camps
Check with Orange County Recreation at the phone number listed below; camps
run from 9am-12 noon
Ages: 6-9 and 10-16
Southwick Public Golf Course Junior Golf Camps
3136 Southwick Drive Graham, NC 27253.
Southwick Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf
course sited on the banks of the Haw River, boasting beautiful views
and a challenging game. Southwick also offers two, week-long
junior golf camps twice a year for boy and girls, ages 8 to 17,
regardless of skill level. Each student receives 20 hours of
supervised instruction by veteran PGA Professionals.
Each camp will have limited enrollment. The student to
teacher ratio limit is 8:1. Click
for more information.
Pro Shop: (336) 227-2582
Chapel Hill High School SOFTBALL Camp for girls ages 8 and up -
Lady Tigers Softball Camp at CHHS.
Kacey Blackmon. Contact Kacey_Blackmon@yahoo.com or see the
Chapel Hill High School softball webpage. 919-770-7642
A summer day camp for boys and girls ages
5-7 and ages 8-12, emphasizing outdoors education, arts, swimming
and recreation complemented by frequent field trips.
6407 Mill House Road, Chapel Hill 27516
Learning Outside Program
(Triangle Land Conservancy)
Irvin Nature Preserve, 2912B Jones Ferry Rd., Chapel Hill, 27516.
Summer camp sessions in June, July, August, 8 AM - 3 PM, Monday
through Friday, with half-day option, 8 AM - 12 PM.
* Experienced Staff
* Low Instructor/Child Ratio
* Interest-led, experiential, hands-on adventures in the natural
Learning Outside provides children with what they really need; time
spent learning and playing in the natural world. All programs
are led by experienced educators, naturalist and artists. Hands-on
activities support children's curiosity, creativity and wonder.
Studies show that this kind of immersion in nature fosters happier,
healthier and more engaged children. Learning Outside's programs are
sited at Triangle Land Conservancy's Irvin Nature Preserve, located
just 5 miles south of Carrboro and Chapel Hill. Irvin Natural
Preserve offers an ideal setting for children's outdoor learning
experiences and includes 269 acres of pasture, forest and wetlands.
For more information visit
NC State University
Summer Reading Skills and Speed Reading Programs - held in
Chapel Hill and Durham on (Sessions for children through adults --
Summer Saturdays & Sundays)
NC State offers eight different reading
skills programs designed and taught by instructors from the
Institute of Reading Development. Programs have been offered as a
community service by North Carolina State University's Office of
Professional Development, in conjunction with the Institute of
Reading Development, since 2002. The summer reading programs are
available in Burlington, Chapel Hill, Durham, Greenville, High
Point, Raleigh, Rocky Mount, Smithfield, Wilmington, Winston-Salem
and other locations throughout the area.
Click here to see schedules/locations for Summer 2012
Call 800-978-9596 or 800-964-8888
1225 Berkeley Street, Durham, North Carolina, 27705.
Summer camp sessions from June - July.
Award-winning camps; profiled on CNN News and Public Television;
featured at the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts & the Rock and
Roll Hall of Fame. Directed by Joseph and Cynthia Penn. Joseph
Henderson's work with children and theatre has been featured at the
Kennedy Center, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Studio Theatre,
Saint Louis Black Rep., on CNN News, Public Radio, National Black
Theatre Festival, and in many magazines and newspaper articles. His
plays for children include, In Our Time, Bangin' , Math Quest, El
Libro Rojo, Flakes, and Waiting for Martin. Cynthia Penn is a former
Alvin Ailey dancer whose choreography has been at the Kennedy Center
and on National television. Ms. Penn also teaches modern dance as a
member of the drama faculty at the North Carolina School of Arts.
She is currently assisting in the revival of WEST SIDE STORY for
NCSA's 40th anniversary celebration. What a great
opportunity for children to get involved in the theater arts!