Summer Camps

Summer Day Camp

Locations: Cliffdale Recreation Center, College Lakes Recreation Center, Eastover-Central Recreation Center, *E.E. Miller Recreation Center, Gray’s Creek Recreation Center, Kiwanis Recreation Center, Lake Rim Recreation Center, Pine Forest Recreation Center, Stedman Recreation Center, Stoney Point Recreation Center and Westover
Recreation Center

Summer Day Camp allows participants to experience a summer of organized adventure and fun consisting of activities, crafts, games, and off-site field trips. The program meets on weekdays from 7:30 am to 6 pm, and is designed for children who have completed Kindergarten through 12 years old. Registration begins April 1. All in town field trips are included with registration fees. No camp on July 4.
Grade K-12 yrs; Mon.-Fri.; June 12-Aug. 18; 7:30 am-6 pm; Resident: $55/week; Non-Resident: $110/week**

*E.E. Miller Recreation Center will offer Summer Camp June 12-July 7.

**Early drop-off and late pick-up will be available for an additional fee.

Summer Playground Camp

Locations: Massey Hill Recreation Center and Spivey Recreation Center

Summer Playground allows participants to experience a summer of organized adventure and fun consisting of activities, crafts, games, and off-site field trips. The program meets on weekdays from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm, and is designed for children who have completed Kindergarten
through 12 years old. Registration begins April 1. Participants are responsible for all field trip fees. No camp on July 4.
Grade K-12 yrs; Mon.-Fri.; June 12-Aug. 18; 7:30 am-6 pm; Resident: $25/week; Non-Resident: $50/week*

*Early drop-off and late pick-up will be available for an additional fee.

Optional Summer Camp Activities

In addition to our summer camp activities, FCPR will offer Summer Day Camp and Summer Playground Camp participants the opportunity for other enriching activities for an additional fee. Please see your recreation center staff for more information.
• Farm Tours:  Tours will be offered in partnership with Sustainable Sandhills. Transportation will be  provided.
• Yoga

Summer Camp Optional Trips

Again this summer, FCPR will be supplementing our summer program with optional trips to provide participants with additional entertainment. Lunch, transportation and activity fees are included. There will be at least a 1:20 ratio of staff per participants. Participants must be registered in the summer camp or playground programs to participate in optional trips. Participants must provide transportation to departure points. Space is limited. Registration begins April 1.

June 21:  Marbles/Imax, Raleigh; $37
June 28:  Adventure Landing, Raleigh; $37.50
July 12:  Jungle Rapids, Wilmington; $46.50
July 26:  Launching Pad; Raleigh; $46.50
Aug. 2:  White Lake Water Park, Elizabethtown; $31.50

Camp Challenge (Gilmore TRC)

Camp Challenge is a summer camp for children and adolescents who have a disability. The goals of Camp Challenge are to increase cognitive, emotional, and physical development by providing learning and social opportunities in a safe and fun environment. Each week will feature different themes, trips and activities such as arts and crafts, sport activities, cooking, outings and swimming. An application is required to attend.  Every application will be reviewed to ensure that the Camp Challenge is the appropriate camp for the applicant. Spaces are limited, so register early. Registration opens April 1.
6-17 yrs; Mon.-Fri.; June 12-Aug. 18; 7:30 am-6 pm; Resident: $55/week; Non-Resident: $110/week

Spades Summer Adventures (Gilmore TRC)

SPADES Summer Adventures is a summer camp for adults who have a disability. The goals of SPADES Summer Adventures are to increase cognitive, emotional, and physical development by providing learning and social opportunities in a safe and fun environment. Each week will feature different themes, trips and activities such as arts and crafts, sport activities, cooking, outings and swimming. An application is required to attend. Every application will be reviewed to ensure SPADES Summer Adventures is the appropriate camp for the applicant. Spaces are limited, so register early. Registration opens April 1. 
18+; Mon.-Fri.; June 12-Aug. 18; 7:30 am-6 pm; Resident: $55/week; Non-Resident: $110/week

Outdoor Adventure Summer Camp (Clark Park)

Summer Camp at Clark Park includes archery, hiking, fishing, animal tracking, outdoor living skills, canoeing and more. There are limited spots; early registration is suggested. This camp is partially funded by the Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc. Summertime Kids Grant. Registration begins April 1.
8-10 yrs; Mon.-Fri.; Session I: June 12-16; Session II: July 17-21; 8:30 am-noon
10-12 yrs; Mon.-Fri.; Session I: June 26-30; Session II: July 31-Aug.4; 1-5; 8:30 am-noon
Resident: $50/session; Non-Resident: $100/session

Growing Up Wild Summer Camp (Clark Park)

This camp is designed for younger children who love to play because play is more than just fun and games-it is vitally important for children’s healthy development. The activities in this camp are constructed to help young children explore and learn about nature. This camp is partially funded by the Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc. Summertime Kids Grant. Registration begins April 1.
5-7 yrs; Tues.-Thurs.; July 5-7; 9 am-noon
Resident: $30; Non-Resident: $60

Survival Camp (Clark Park)

Children have keen instincts and passions that have helped them learn about nature in order to survive over millennia. Educators like Jon Young of the Wilderness Awareness School use these natural drives to teach basic principles of life science and ecology, build student confidence and impart knowledge that might be needed to survive in a true emergency. Experiences included in this camp are: building or finding primitive shelters, making safe fires with matches and friction, cooking over a campfire, creating useful tools like baskets, tools, or rope, tracking and catching animals, and identifying useful plants. There are limited spots; early registration is suggested. This camp is partially funded by the Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc. Summertime Kids Grant. Registration begins April 1.
10-12 yrs; Mon.-Fri.; July 24-28; 8:30 am-noon
Resident: $50/session; Non-Resident: $100/session

Summer Adventures Camp (Lake Rim Park)

Campers will develop outdoor adventure skills like kayaking, fishing, archery and rock climbing. Your child will learn about nature and explore the environment while having fun and building confidence. Space is limited. Registration begins April 1. This camp is partially funded by the Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc. Summertime Kids Grant.
9-13 yrs; Mon.-Fri.; Session I: June 19-23 or Session II: July 10-14; 9 am-noon; Resident: $40 + rock climbing fee; Non-Resident: $80 + rock climbing fee

Tiny Trailblazers (Lake Rim Park)

Dinosaurs are the main theme of this camp. Campers will discover dinosaurs through activities like story time, games, crafts, and fossil digs. Space is limited. Registration begins April 1. This camp is partially funded by the Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc. Summertime Kids Grant.
5-8 yrs; Wed.-Fri.; Session I: July 5-7 or Session II: Aug. 2-4; 9 am-noon; Resident: $30/session; Non-Resident: $60/session

Tiny Trailblazers (Mazarick Park)

Dinosaurs are the main theme of this camp. Campers will discover dinosaurs through activities like story time, games, crafts, and fossil digs. Registration begins April 1. This camp is partially funded by the Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc. Summertime Kids Grant.
5-8 yrs; Tues., Aug. 8-Thurs., Aug. 10; 9 am-noon; Resident: $30/session; Non-Resident: $60/session

Counselor In Training

Participants assist camp staff and receive career development experience working with children in a day camp setting. Participants, also, receive valuable life skills education provided by the City of Fayetteville’s Human Resources department, as well as, additional volunteer opportunities and career-related field trips. Applications are accepted from April 1-May 9. Applications must be accompanied by two letters of reference. Only complete application packets are accepted for consideration. Interviews will be held May 23-25.

 

SPORTS CAMPS 2017

 

Cultural Arts Summer Camp

Full Day Camp Programs

These combined camp programs offer participants the experience of both a cultural arts camp program as well as the experience of traditional summer day camp.

Shining Stars Cultural Arts Summer Camp

Lights…Camera...Action…!!! For all aspiring actors and those who want to build self-confidence, this dynamic FULL DAY acting camp will provide a well-rounded theatre experience to those with big dreams. Campers will learn the basic audition and acting techniques, learn about backstage management, working with a local professional artist on set, props, costumes, etc…, learn music and dance routines for a full musical production at the end of this TWO WEEK session for our families and friends. Bring a water bottle, two snacks and a packed lunch.
Camp is held at Stoney Point Recreation Center. Registration deadline is July 6.
6+; Mon.-Fri.; July 10-21; 8 am-5 pm; $125
Camp is held at College Lake Recreation Center. Registration deadline is July 20.
6+; Mon.-Fri.; July 24-Aug. 4; 9 am-4 pm; $125

Cultural Arts Half Day Camp Programs

Little Picassos Art Camp

Painting while having fun creating colorful works of art like the Star Picasso himself. Student will create fun works of art using the style like Picasso! Vibrant!                                           
Camp is held at Lake Rim Recreation Center. Registration deadline is July 27. 
3-5 yrs; Mon.-Thurs.; July 31- Aug. 3; 9 am-noon; $60

Mixed Up Art Camp!

This mixed media class is an awesome class that works with several different forms of art and craft materials including clay, paint, oil pastel, and more!  Your child will be sure to enjoy fun and exciting projects. Campers will explore their imaginations and make a different art project every day to take home. (Combo Camp option also available.)
Camp is held at Kiwanis Recreation Center. Registration deadline is July 13.
6+; Mon.-Fri.; July 17-21; 9 am-noon; $60
Camp is held at Cliffdale Recreation Center. Registration deadline is Aug. 3.
6+; Mon.-Fri.; Aug. 7- 11; 9 am-noon; $60

Masterpiece Art Camp

Young artists will enjoy learning the artistic style of native North Carolina artists while making collages using acrylic paints, magazines and more. On the last day of class campers will show off their work in an open house setting just like an art museum! Your child will be sure to enjoy fun and exciting projects. Campers will explore their imaginations and make various art projects each day to take home. (Combo Camp option also available.)
Camp is held at EE Miller Recreation Center. Registration deadline is June 8.
6+; Mon.-Fri.; June 12-16; 9 am-noon; $60Camp is held at College Lake Recreation Center. Registration deadline is July 6.
6+; Mon.-Fri.; July 10-14; 9 am-noon; $60

All-Stars Dance Camp

Always been interested in dance classes, but couldn’t afford the prices at private studios? Here is your solution… affordable ballet, tap, hip hop, jazz and tumbling classes for everyone. In this upbeat and exciting class participants learn basic techniques and fundamentals of dance. Dance Camps include Ballet, Tumbling, Jazz, Lyrical and Hip Hop technique. This class also improves coordination, flexibility and endurance. It is great for both beginners and intermediate students.  Dress Code: Leotard or Tank Top and Dance Shorts.  Ballet or Jazz shoes preferred. Bring a water bottle and snack to all camps. Camp is held at Cliffdale Recreation Center
6+; Mon.-Fri.; July 10-14; 9 am-noon; $40

Summer Dance Workshops Series

Yvette’s Dance Academy is offering a summer workshop series. Each workshop includes various dances and dance techniques. Each class will focus on particular dance techniques to expose participants. The classes are, also, designed to develop dancers interest and display their skill during performance. Join us during this fun exploration.

Technique

This workshop will focus on Jazz, Lyrical and Ballet technique. Dancers will learn dance terminology, dance posture, and skills from all three dance styles. Dress Code: Leotard, Tights, and Dance Shorts or Skirt. Dancers should bring all dance shoes. Workshop is held at the EE Miller Recreation Center.
6+; Wed.-Fri.; July 19-21; 9 am-1 pm; $40

Acro and Tumbling (prior tumbling experience required)

This workshop is for dancers who have already mastered a standing backbend, handstand and cartwheel. The workshop will focus on intermediate acro/tumbling skills such as handstand backbends, limbers, walkovers, aerials and handsprings. Dress Code: Leotard and Dance Shorts.  Jazz shoes preferred. Workshop is held at the Stoney Point Recreation Center.
6+; Wed.-Fri.; June 28-30; 9 am-1 pm; $40