Special Olympics New Hanover County provides year-round sports training, competition, social events, and the Camp Shriver summer camp for people ages 8 and older with intellectual disabilities. 


Note: due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns, all in person activities and programs for Special Olympics NHC have been cancelled until further notice.

Please join us on our Facebook page for virtual activities!

Questions?  Please call 341.7253 or email

More than 600 athletes participate in Special Olympics New Hanover County. The program relies on private and corporate support as well as the efforts of over 300 volunteers. These services are provided at no cost to the athletes or their families.


Planning Commission

  • Date: 05/06/2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM  
  • Location: City Hall / Thalian Hall
    102 No. 3rd St
    Wilmington, North Carolina 28402
  • Introduction: If you plan to attend the meeting to speak on items 1 - 4, please arrive at 6:00PM. If you plan to attend the meeting to speak on items 6 - 10, please arrive at 7:00PM.

All written comments should be submitted through the Public Hearing Comment Form

 The meeting agenda and all supporting materials can be found HERE.

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