Summer Camp

Last updated Jul. 18, 2017 - 3:07 pm
  • Campers working on an art project
  • Camper skate boarding
  • Camper playing football
  • Camper painting

Welcome to Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Summer Camps!

Still need Summer Camp? Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources still has spaces in some of our camps.

You can register online or visit the Recreation Business Office at their NEW LOCATION at 2401 Wade Avenue.

Why choose us?

We offer traditional, specialty, and specialized recreation camps allowing you to choose what is best for your child. Camps cater to a range of ages from preschoolers to teens.

Camps are located through the City of Raleigh – close to work or home.

Our camps allow you to register for one week or the entire summer.

We know summer camp can be expensive! Our camps offer an affordable option without sacrificing quality.

How to choose a camp

Step 1: Choose the proper age category.

  • Preschool – Typically for ages 3-5
  • Youth – Typically for ages 6-12
  • Teen – Typically for ages 12-17

Step 2: Choose the type of camp.

  • Traditional Summer Camps – provide campers with an experience incorporating a wide variety of activities that may include games, songs, and arts/crafts.
  • Specialty Summer Camps – provide campers with activities centered around a particular theme or focus.
  • Specialized Recreation Summer Camps – are specifically designed for individuals with developmental disabilities

Step 3: Read the camp description for your top choices.
Be sure to look for activities your camper will enjoy.

Ask yourself:

  • Does the camp require special skills?
  • Is the camp mostly indoors or outdoors?
  • Does the camp require a lot of physical activity or walking?
  • Does the camp include field trips or swimming?

Step 4: Visit the camp location to ensure that you and your camper are comfortable.

Summer Camp Brochure / Registration Information

Summer Camp Brochure
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Welcome to Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department’s 2017 summer camps. All camp offerings are included in this booklet to assist in summer planning. Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources strives to offer diverse, goal-oriented, affordable, and enjoyable opportunities for youth of all ages and abilities. Age eligibility for each camp is determined by age as of August 31, 2017. Please consult each individual camp’s description for additional age requirements or limitation information. Please call the camp supervisor for age and program-related questions.

Online Registration Opens February 6, 2017
Walk-in Registration Opens February 20, 2017

Parent Meetings

Camp Parent Meetings are a great place for you to have the opportunity to meet the staff who will be working with your camper this summer and to obtain important information about the camp’s operations. Please plan to attend the parent meeting(s) for your camper’s summer camps. If you are unable to attend the meeting, please use the contact information provided with the camp to obtain information that will be distributed at the meeting.

Meeting Schedule

Inclusion Services

Inclusion Services supports access to typical programs by offering reasonable and appropriate resources to participants with disabilities or medical conditions who register for those programs. Resources may include but are not limited to: gathering participant-specific information from parent/guardian/service provider; providing supportive materials; providing program or site-specific training; and/or providing additional staffing for the program. Participants who indicate a disability or medical condition AND request an accommodation will be contacted by Inclusion Services for follow-up. Additional forms may be requested for Inclusion Services to better understand the participant’s needs. Participants who indicate a disability or medical condition and do NOT request an accommodation will NOT be contacted by Inclusion Services. Participants requiring a more intensive level of support may consider having their own personal assistant attend the program. (Assistants, volunteers, therapists, or other providers are required to complete a background check and information forms before attending the program). To ensure that adequate resources are in place for the participant, registration should be received at least two weeks prior to the start date of the program. Please contact Inclusion Services at 919-996-2147 for more information or to request an accommodation.

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