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, Smith 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.; 7:30 am-6 pm; Resident: $55/week**; Non-Resident: $110/week**

*E.E. Miller Recreation Center will offer based on the year-round school schedule.
**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 6 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.; 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.

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.

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. No camp on July 4.

6-17 yrs; Mon.-Fri.; 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. No camp on July 4.
18+; Mon.-Fri.; 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; Session II: July 18-22; 8:30 am-noon
10-12 yrs; Mon.-Fri.; Session I; Session II; 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.; 9 am-noon; Resident: $30; Non-Resident: $60

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. This camp is partially funded by the Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc. Summertime Kids Grant. Space is limited.

Registration begins April 1.

9-13 yrs; Mon.-Fri.; Session I; Session II; 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. This camp is partially funded by the Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc. Summertime Kids Grant. Space is limited.

Registration begins April 1.

5-8 yrs; Tues.-Thurs.; Session I; Session II; 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. This camp is partially funded by the Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc. Summertime Kids Grant. 

Registration begins April 1.

5-8 yrs; Tues.-Thurs.; 9 am-noon; Resident: $30; Non-Resident: $60

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 10. Applications must be accompanied by two letters of reference. Only complete application packets are accepted for consideration.