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Sunday, March 31, 2019

AUTISM DAY CAMP

WHO: rising first grade and older

WHAT: Campers will go hiking, swimming, canoeing, fishing and have times of worship at this Christian camp.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 15-18

WHERE: Refuge Camp, 1380 Lower Field Road, Ayden

COST: $175

REGISTRATION: www.ncRefuge.org

CONTACT: 746-4766

 

BARNHILL'S HORSE DAY CAMP

WHO: ages 5-18

WHAT: The camp will include horseback riding, horse care and arts and crafts activities.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 17-21 or July 8-12

WHERE: Barnhill's Dairy, Hunting Preserve and Horse Trails, 2955 Old Creek Road

COST: $250 per week

REGISTRATION: Deadline is one week before camp begins.

CONTACT: 382-2222

 

BETSY JEFF PENN RESIDENTIAL 4-H CAMP

WHO: ages 8-14

WHAT: Campers will participate in canoeing, kayaking, archery and other activities at this overnight camp.

WHEN: Aug. 4-9

WHERE: Reidsville

COST: $400

REGISTRATION: Register online at pitt.ces.ncsu.edu.

CONTACT: Lauren Dail, extension agent for 4-H Youth Development, at 902-1712 or email lsdail2@ncsu.edu

 

CAMP NEEDLES IN THE PINES

WHO: ages 8 to 14 who have Type 1 diabetes

WHAT: The camp includes swimming, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, archery, crafts, rifle range, tenting and improved self-help skills.

WHEN: July 21-26

WHERE: Camp Boddie, Blount’s Creek,

COST: $250

REGISTRATION: Application deadline is May 15. A $50 deposit is due. Visit www.ecu.edu/cnip

CONTACT: Call 744-3283 or email campnip@ecu.edu

 

CONNECTING THE DOTS

WHO: rising first through rising sixth grades

WHAT: Campers will experience times of mission, music, games, quiet moments at this Christian camp.

WHEN: June 9-14 (overnight camp for rising third graders and older) 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. June 10-14 (day camp)

WHERE: Refuge Camp, 1380 Lower Field Road, Ayden

COST: $250 (day camp), $395 (overnight)

REGISTRATION: www.ncRefuge.org

CONTACT: 746-4766

 

CREATION DISCOVERY CAMP

WHO: rising first grade through rising sixth grade

WHAT: Campers will go hiking, swimming, canoeing, fishing and have times of worship at this Christian camp.

WHEN: June 23-28 or July 21-26 (overnight camp for rising third graders and older) or 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. June 24-28 or July 22-26

WHERE: Refuge Camp, 1380 Lower Field Road, Ayden

COST: $250 (day camp), $395 (overnight)

REGISTRATION: www.ncRefuge.org

CONTACT: 746-4766

 

GOAT CAMP AND LAMB CAMP

WHO: ages 5-12

WHAT: Campers will learn how to care for goats or lambs and show them in competition.

WHEN: 8:30-11:30 a.m. or 1-4 p.m. June 24-27

WHERE: Pitt County Fairgrounds

COST: $60

REGISTRATION: Register online at pitt.ces.ncsu.edu.

CONTACT: Lauren Dail, extension agent for 4-H Youth Development, at 902-1712 or email lsdail2@ncsu.edu

 

GO WILD SUMMER CAMP

WHO: rising first through fifth grade

WHAT: Campers will learn about ecology, carrying capacity, animal habitat, human influence, and other scientific topics related to the wildlife in eastern North Carolina. Camp also includes kayaking, games and planetarium shows.

WHEN: 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. June 24-28 or July 8-12

WHERE: A Time For Science Nature and Science Learning Center, 949 Contentnea Lane, Grifton

COST: $150 (shuttle service available from Greenville ATFS for a $25 fee)

REGISTRATION: visit www.atimeforscience.org

CONTACT: 364-2862 or email emily@atimeforscience.org

 

GOING GREEN

WHO: rising first through fifth graders

WHAT: Campers will take part in gardening, learn solar energy, composting and recycling as well as participate in crafts water games, kayaking and hiking.

WHEN: 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. July 29-Aug. 2 or Aug. 5-9

WHERE: A Time For Science Nature and Science Learning Center, 949 Contentnea Lane, Grifton

COST: $150 (shuttle service available from Greenville ATFS for a $25 fee)

REGISTRATION: Visit www.atimeforscience.org.

CONTACT: 364-2862 or email emily@atimeforscience.org

 

GROWING MINDS

WHO: kindergarten through fifth grade

WHAT: Camp will include gardening and hiking while learning about native plant identification, plant life and energy cycles, as well as cooking and tasting food from the garden.

WHEN: 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. July 15-19 or July 22-26

WHERE: A Time For Science Nature and Science Learning Center, 949 Contentnea Lane, Grifton

COST: $150 (shuttle service available from Greenville ATFS for a $25 fee)

REGISTRATION: visit www.atimeforscience.org

CONTACT: Call 364-2862 or email emily@atimeforscience.org

 

LITTLE WASHINGTON SAILING SCHOOL

WHO: ages 9-18

WHAT: Campers will learn to sail. No boating experience necessary, but students must be able to swim to participate.

WHERE: 124 Market St., Washington, N.C.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays from June 10-Aug. 17

COST: $325 per week

REGISTRATION: Visit www.littlewashingtonsailingschool.org

CONTACT: 402-7878

 

JUNIOR EXPLORERS CAMP

WHO: ages 4-6

WHAT: Recreational camp includes themed lessons, crafts, stories and outdoor experiences.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-noon June 17-21, June 24-28, July 15-19, July 22-26, Aug. 5-9 and Aug. 12-16

WHERE: River Park North, 1000 Mumford Road

COST: $45 weekly for city residents, $67 for others.

REGISTRATION: Register at a staffed recreation and parks facility or online at www.greenvillenc.gov. A $25 nonrefundable deposit, applied to the registration fee, is required.

CONTACT: 329-4560 or email mawimsatt@greenvillenc.gov.

 

NATURE EXPLORERS CAMP

WHO: ages 7-9

WHAT: Recreational camp includes outdoor activities such as fishing, hiking, canoeing, pedal boating, nature games, nature study and camping

WHEN: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (overnight camping session Thursday; camp ends at 9 a.m. Friday) July 8-12, July 22-26, July 29-Aug. 2, Aug. 5-9 and Aug. 12-16

WHERE: River Park North, 1000 Mumford Road

COST: $60 weekly for city residents, $90 for others.

REGISTRATION: Register at a staffed recreation and parks facility or online at www.greenvillenc.gov. A $25 nonrefundable deposit, applied to the registration fee, is required.

CONTACT: 329-4560 or email mawimsatt@greenvillenc.gov.

 

OUTDOOR ADVENTURE CAMP

WHO: ages 10-14

WHAT: Campers will learn about camping, hiking and kayaking.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 12-14

WHERE: Ayden Arts and Recreation Community Center, 4354 S. Lee St., Ayden.

COST: $30 for Ayden residents and $40 for others.

REGISTRATION: is limited to seven participants. Register at aydenartsandrec.recdesk.com or at 4354 S. Lee St. Deadline is Aug. 4.

CONTACT: 481-5837

 

OUTDOOR SKILLS CHALLENGE

WHO: ages 10-13

WHAT: Recreational camp includes outdoor activities such as spear throwing, primitive fire building, outdoor cooking, boating, fishing, nature games and camping.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (overnight camping session Thursday; camp ends at 9 a.m. Friday) June 17-21, June 24-28 and July 15-19

WHERE: River Park North, 1000 Mumford Road

COST: $65 weekly for city residents, $97 for others.

REGISTRATION: Register at a staffed recreation and parks facility or online at www.greenvillenc.gov. A $25 nonrefundable deposit, applied to the registration fee, is required.

CONTACT: 329-4560 or email mawimsatt@greenvillenc.gov.

 

SMALL TOWN MISSIONS

WHO: sixth-12th grades

WHAT: Campers will experience a week of missions, serving in groups and worship at this Christian camp.

WHEN: July 14-19 or July 28-Aug. 2

WHERE: Refuge Camp, 1380 Lower Field Road, Ayden

COST: $395

REGISTRATION: www.ncRefuge.org

CONTACT: 746-4766

 

SURVIVOR CAMP

WHO: ages 10-15

WHAT: Campers will learn outdoor survivor skills including spear throwing, fire building and shelter building.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 1-3 (overnight camping session Tuesday; camp ends at 9 a.m. Wednesday)

WHERE: River Park North, 1000 Mumford Road

COST: $40 weekly for city residents, $60 for others.

REGISTRATION: Register at a staffed recreation and parks facility or online at www.greenvillenc.gov. A $25 nonrefundable deposit, applied to the registration fee, is required.

CONTACT: 329-4560 or email bwilliams@greenvillenc.gov.

 

WILDERNESS SURVIVAL CAMP

WHO: ages 4-12

WHAT: Campers will explore nature through outdoor activities and learn safety skills.

WHEN: 9:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Aug. 19-22 (extended care available for a fee)

WHERE: Creative Arts Kids, 1912 E. Fire Tower Road

COST: $75

REGISTRATION: at Creative Arts Kids or online www.creativeartskids.com

CONTACT: 756-6899

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