Summer Camps

Summer Camp Snapshots

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 2. All in town field trips are included with registration fees. No camp on July 4. The first two weeks of registration will be open to residents only.

Grade K-12 yrs; Mon.-Fri.; June 11-Aug. 17; 7:30 am-6 pm; Resident: $55/week; Non-Resident: $110/week**

*E.E. Miller Recreation Center will offer Summer Camp June 11-July 13.

**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 2.
Participants are responsible for all field trip fees. No camp on July 4. The first two weeks of registration will be open to residents only.

Grade K-12 yrs; Mon.-Fri.; June 11-Aug. 17; 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.

Summer Camp Optional Trips

Again this summer, FCPR will be supplementing our summer program with an optional trip 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 the optional trip. Participants must provide transportation to the departure point. Space is limited. Registration begins April 2.

July 11: Galaxy Fun Park, Raleigh; $37 

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. Applications available beginning March 1.
6-17 yrs; Mon.-Fri.; June 11-Aug. 17; 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. Applications available beginning March 1.
18+; Mon.-Fri.; June 11-Aug. 17; 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 2.
8-10 yrs; Mon.-Fri.; Session I: June 11-15 Session II: July 23-27; 8:30 am-noon
10-12 yrs; Mon.-Fri.; Session I: June 25-29; Session II: July 30-Aug. 3; 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 2.
5-7 yrs; Wed.-Fri.; July 11-13; 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 2.
10-12 yrs; Mon.-Fri.; Aug. 6-10; 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 2. This camp is partially funded by the Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc.
Summertime Kids Grant.
9-13 yrs; Mon.-Fri.; Session I: June 18-22 or Session II: July 16-20; 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 2. This camp is partially funded by the
Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc. Summertime Kids Grant.
5-8 yrs; Session I: Mon., July 9-Wed., July 11 or Session II: Tues., July 31-Thurs., Aug. 2; 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 2. This camp is partially funded by the Cumberland
Community Foundation, Inc. Summertime Kids Grant.
5-8 yrs; Tues., Aug. 14-Thurs., Aug. 16; 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. For more information, call 433-1021.

Basketball Camp

This exciting opportunity features skills, drills and motivational encouragement. Camp will be held at Westover Recreation Center.  
Boys and Girls; 7-17 yrs; June 11-15; 9 am-noon; $30

Football Camp

This camp will focus on the basic fundamentals: positions, passing, running, receiving and blocking. Camp will be held at Reid Ross/Tokay fields. 
Boys and Girls; 7-14 yrs; June 11-15; 5-8 pm; $30

Cheer Camp

Beginning and intermediate future cheerleaders will learn new cheers, great stunts and proper tumbling to put them well on their way to becoming great cheerleaders. Camp will be held at College Lakes Recreation Center.
Boys and Girls; 7-14 yrs; July 9-13; 9 am-noon; $30

Soccer Camp

This camp will focus on the basic fundamentals; dribbling, passing, shooting, one-on-one, offense/defense and lots of game play. Camp will be held at Reid Ross/Tokay fields.
Boys and Girls; 7-17 yrs; July 23-27; 9 am-noon; $30

Softball Camp

This camp will focus on the basic fundamentals; hitting, fielding, throwing and catching. Camp will be held at Lamon Street Park.
Girls; 7-17 yrs; July 16-20; 9 am-noon; $30

Baseball Camp

This camp will focus on the basic fundamentals; hitting, fielding, throwing and catching. Camp will be held at  Kiwanis Recreation Center.                                                               
Boys and Girls; 7-17 yrs; July 30-Aug. 3; 9 am-noon; $30

Volleyball Camp

This camp will focus on the basic fundamentals: dig – set – spike! Camp will be held at Cliffdale Recreation Center.
Girls; 9-17 yrs; Aug. 6-10; 9 am-noon; $30

Swim Camp

Several swim camps will focus on the basic swimming strokes. Swim caps are required.
Boys and Girls; 9 am-noon; $75/session
Session/Week 1: June 18-21; 9-18 yrs; Chalmers Pool
Session/Week 2: June 25-28; 5-8 yrs; Chalmers Pool
Session/Week 3: July 9-12; 9-18 yrs; Westover Aquatic Center
Session/Week 4: July 16-19; 5-8 yrs; Westover Aquatic Center
Session/Week 5: July 30-Aug. 2; 9-18 yrs; Keith A. Bates, Sr. Pool
Session/Week 6: Aug. 6-9; 5-8 yrs; Keith A. Bates, Sr. Pool

Tennis Camps

Several tennis camps will be held at Mazarick Tennis
Center. Register at your local recreation center or Mazarick Tennis Center. Call 670-1797 for more
information.                                                                                                      
Boys and Girls; 5-18 yrs; 9 am-noon; $75/session includes snack and water each day
Session 1: June 11-14
Session 2: June 18-21
Session 3: July 9-12
Session 4: July 16-19

Golf Camps

Come learn golf in a fun atmosphere. Two camps will be offered and will focus on the basic fundamentals; drive – chip – putt. Camps will be held at Kings Grant Golf Club.
Boys and Girls; 10-14 yrs; 9 am-noon; $30/camp
Camp 1: July 23-27
Camp 2: July 30-Aug. 3