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Sunday, July 24, 2016

Summer camps are filling fast!

Summer camps are filling fast!

Sign up for one of the city's summer camps

Register your child now for one of these summer camps before all the spaces are filled!

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Basketball Camp
MLK Community Center
401 S. 8th Street
June 11-14 from 9 am - 12 noon
Ages: 8-15
Cost: $30

The Believe to Achieve Basketball Camp focuses on basketball fundamentals and teamwork, with an emphasis on the development of character-building traits.

For more information, call 341.7803 (TTY Relay 711) or visit the MLK Center web page.

Skate Camp
Ages: 10-13
July 23-27 from 8 am - 5 pm
Cost: $275

Join us for a tour of Eastern North Carolina's best skate parks! Each morning we will hop on the bus for skating adventures to places like Double Decker skate park, with other fun activities mixed in. Instructors will be on hand to teach some new tricks! Lunch is not included.

For more information, call 343.6314 (TTY Relay 711). 

Adventure Camp
Ages: 10-13
July 30-August 3 from 8 am - 5 pm
Cost: $275

Activities include canoeing, kayaking, mountain biking, hiking, fossil collecting and more! Lunch is not included.

For more information, call 343.6314 (TTY Relay 711) or email

Tennis Camps
Empie Park
3405 Park Avenue
Ages: 5-17

All skill levels welcome. Activities include daily drilling, match play, fun tennis games and prizes. Pre-registration required.

For more information, call 341.4631 (TTY Relay 711) or visit

Camp Shriver
Summer sports camp for Special Olympics

Camp Shriver is a FREE, one week Special Olympics day camp program that gives athletes the opportunity to experience the joy of summer camp. Each of the five weeks of camp will target different age groups from age 8-14, 15-21 and 21 and older. Daily activities include all or some of the following: arts & crafts, bowling, games, physical fitness activities, an aquarium visit, picnics, swimming and more.

For more information, call 341.7253 (TTY Relay 711).


Halyburton Park Nature Camps (4099 S. 17th Street)
Nature Discovery Camp
June 11-15 from 8 am - 12 noon
Ages: 5-6
Cost: $125

Discover the tales nature has to share at Halyburton Park. Each day we'll safely explore different habitats learning about dragonflies, butterflies, spiders, snakes, frogs, toads, birds and other wildlife. Campers will enjoy games and hands-on activities while exploring nature.

Jr. Naturalist Camp
July 16-20 from 8 am - 5 pm
Ages: 7-9
Cost: $225 

Explore and discover the diversity of plants and animals in North Carolina through hands-on learning and field trips to various natural areas and attractions. Campers will learn how to safely explore, observe and appreciate nature.

Eco Camp
June 25-29 from 8 am - 5 pm
Ages: 10-13
Cost: $225 

Learn about and explore the wilds of coastal North Carolina on this eco-adventure tour! We'll visit sea turtles, learn about barrier islands, explore a marsh, stroll the beach discovering the many seashells of the coast, go hiking and canoeing, take a fossil hunt, crab and seine to discover marine life and explore nature around Wilmington. On Friday, campers will travel to the NC Museum of Natural Sciences and watch and IMAX movie.

Nature Art Camps
  • Ages 7-9
    July 9-13 from 8 am - 5 pm

  • Ages 10-13
    August 6-10 from 8 am - 5 pm

Cost: $225 

Observe nature through artists' eyes as you spend the week drawing, painting, sculpting and journaling. NOTE: art supplies are not included.

Call 341-0075 (TTY Relay 711) or visit for more information on any of the Halyburton Park nature camps.

Many camps have an early drop-off option at 7:30 a.m. for an additional fee of $30 per week. Be sure to ask when registering your child if you are interested!


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