Wilmington Parks & Recreation offers a variety of summer camps.  
Pre-registration is required for all camps.

Note:   If you cancel a camp, then the refund will be applied to your household for future use.

Nature Discovery Camp  (Ages 5-6)

June 17 - 21   8 am - 12 pm
Cost:  $100    Deadline to register:  May 31
Halyburton Park, 4099 S. 17th St. | 341.0075
Explore different habitats each day, learning about insects, spiders, snakes, turtles, frogs, toads, birds and other wildlife. Campers will learn about the many habitats through nature walks, arts and crafts and 
hands on opportunities 

Eco-Adventure Camp (Ages 10-13)

July 8 - 12    8 am- 5 pm
Cost:  $300      Deadline to Register: June 21 
Halyburton Park, 4099 S. 17th St. | 341.0075 Explore the wonders of Southeastern North Carolina through field trips such as mountain biking, hiking, surfing, and canoeing. 

Ecology Explorers Camp (Ages 7-9)

July 22 -26  8 am -5 pm
Cost: $200   Deadline to Register: July 5 

Halyburton Park, 4099 S. 17th St. | 341.0075
Explore and discover the diversity of plants and animals in North Carolina through hands on learning, nature journaling, and field trips to various areas and attractions. Campers will learn how to safely explore, observe and appreciate nature.



Basketball Camp @ MLK Center

MLK Center, 401 S. 8th Street | 341.0057 or 343.3682
We will offer two weeks of basketball camp.  Players will work on shooting, footwork and other basketball skills.   Note:  there is fee assistance available for basketball camp.  Please apply in person at MLK Center.

  • Monday, June 17- Thursday,  June 20  9 am – 12 noon 
    Ages 7-10       Cost:  $30     Register Online
  • Monday, June 24 - Thursday, June 27   4 pm – 7 pm      
    Ages: 11-14    Cost:  $30     Register Online


Summer Tennis Camp

Althea Gibson Tennis Complex, 3405 Park Avenue | 341.4631

Two weeks of summer camp for kids ages 5-15 will be offered.
All skill levels welcome from beginner to tournament player.

Activities include:  Daily Drilling, Match Play, Games and more!
There will be a low player to coach ratio so that you can receive high
quality instruction.

About the Camp Director:
Tari Ann Toro is the manager for the Althea Gibson Tennis Complex at Empie Park. She has coached for more than a decade at the highest level of collegiate and junior tennis, and played professionally after graduating from the College of William & Mary. She coached for 5 years at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where they won an NCAA doubles championship, and were consistently ranked top five as a team in the nation. She enjoys working with all ages and levels.

Cost:  $150/week     Register Online

Week 1 -  June 10-14   9 am - 12 noon    
Week 2  - June 17-21   9 am - 12 noon