These camps offer a well-rounded experience for kids and teens, such as outdoor adventures, crafts and day-camp activities.
4-H Millstone Camp: Ellerbe. Variety of programs from June into July, including horsemanship, outdoor studies and target shooting. Full-time: $185-$485. millstone4hcamp.com or 910-652-5905.
Boys & Girls Club: Cumberland County, Summer Discovery Camps are offered throughout the summer. ccbgc.org or 910-484-2639
Bricks 4 Kidz: 2933 Damascus Road, Fayetteville. Ages 5-13 with half-day themed enrichment camps and specially designed models and lessons. Costs vary. 910-759-1551 or bricks4kidz.com
Building Blocks Early Education Centers: Activities, clubs and field trips in a supervised environment. Breakfast, lunch and afternoon snacks for ages 4-12. Mid-June to mid-August. Costs, dates and activities vary. Cameron, 910-436-0346; Hope Mills, 910-423-0500; and Raeford, 910-875-7276
Camp Dixie: 373 Bladen Union Church Road. Go-carts, swimming, mini-golf, boating, gym and trails. Dates throughout the summer for various ages from rising second-graders to seniors. Weeklong overnight camp rates: $335. Inclusion program available for campers with special needs. Open house is May 6, 1-5 p.m. campdixie.com or 910-865-5180
Camp PTS: Fayetteville. Ages 6-11 participate in tutoring, themed activities and more. The camp is sponsored by The Twenty Six Group LLC and costs $80 per week with a $50 registration fee. For information, visit Facebook, call 910-916-0457 or email email@example.com.
Camp Rick’s Place: 5572 Shenandoah Drive, Fayetteville. SFQ Camp for military kids promotes wholesome fun, quality activities. Focuses on survival skills, story-telling and outdoor games. Ages 8-14. $200. 910-364-3915 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Camp Rockfish: Rockfish Camp and Retreat Center, 226 Camp Rockfish Road. Kindergartners to high-schoolers choose a variety of programs including worship and Bible studies, drama, water, backpacking, family and mission camps. Day and residential camps. Costs, dates vary. camprockfish.org or 910-425-3529
CentriKids Camp: Campbell University, Buies Creek. June 18-22. $303. Christian learning, sports, arts, dance and drama. 877-CAMP-123
Fascinate-U Children’s Museum: 116 Green St., Fayetteville. Half-day or all-day camps in July and August. Member discounts. Space limited. 910-829-9171 or fascinate-u.com
Fayetteville Academy Summer Odyssey: The school on Cliffdale Road offers a variety of creative, academic, technology, sports and arts programs for elementary through high school students beginning in June. Costs vary. 910-868-5131 or fayacademy.org/summer-odyssey
Fayetteville-Cumberland County Parks & Recreation summer day camps: June 11-Aug. 17 at these recreation centers: Cliffdale, College Lakes, Eastover-Central, *E.E. Miller, Gray’s Creek, Kiwanis, Lake Rim, Pine Forest, Stedman, Stoney Point and Westover. Activities, crafts, games and off-site field trips. Weekdays, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., rising first-graders to age 12. Registration begins April 2. Resident: $55/week; non-resident: $110/week. *E.E. Miller camp is June 11-July 13. fcpr.us or 910-433-1547.
FSU Early Childhood Learning Center: Pre-K to age 6. Weekly, June 11-Aug. 17. Movies, skating, splash pad, field trips, arts & crafts and more. Registration: $65; activity fee: $80. Costs: $300-$400. 910-672-1281 or email@example.com.
FTCC Children’s Center Summer Camp: 2201 Hull Road. Enrichment and adventure for rising first- through seventh-graders, with field trips and activities. Includes breakfast, hot lunch and afternoon snacks. Registration: $50. Cost: $160-$180 per week. 910-678-8560
Girl Scouts Coastal Pines Camps: The N.C. Coastal Pines council hosts camp for all girls, not just Scouts, in second grade to 12th grade at Camp Mary Atkinson, Johnston County; Camp Hardee, Beaufort County; and Camp Graham, Vance County. Costs vary. nccoastalpines.org
Monroe Camp and Retreat Center: Laurel Hill, offers Christian-based summer resident and day camps, June 17-Aug. 3. Bible study, swimming, horseback riding, dance, mission projects, canoeing, fishing, worship, games and crafts. Costs vary. 910-276-1654 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms. Jo's Childcare Camp: Parkton, day camp for ages 4-12, mid-June to mid-August. $65 per week. 910-858-0282 or email@example.com
Northwood Temple Academy: 4200 Ramsey St., Fayetteville. Summer daycare for kindergarten to rising sixth-graders. May 29-Aug. 3. Registration is $70. Part-time tuition is $110 per week; full-time is $160. 910-822-7711
O’Neal Summer Camp: The Southern Pines school hosts camps catering to a variety of interests and ages in June, July and August. Sports, day camp, music, adventure, math, science and creative drama. Costs vary. 214-738-6264 or ONealSummer@onealschool.org.
Snyder Summer Program: Snyder Memorial Baptist Church, 701 Westmont Drive, Fayetteville. Full-day care with camp activities beginning in June. 910-484-5067 for ages 1-5; 910-484-3380 for kindergarten to rising eighth-graders. Costs vary. snydermbc.com/after-school
Summer Playground Camp: Massey Hill and Spivey recreation centers. The Fayetteville Parks & Recreation camp includes crafts, games and off-site field trips for rising first-graders through age 12. June 11-Aug. 17, weekdays, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Registration begins April 2. Resident: $25/week; non-resident: $50/week. fcpr.us or 910-433-1547.
UNC-Pembroke Camps: Summer offerings include a range of summer programs for ages 6 to 18. Entrepreneurship, college preparation and several sports. Costs vary. 910-521-6367, 910-521-6000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
YMCA camps: The YMCA of the Sandhills offers a variety of camps for ages 3-13 beginning in June. Weekly themes of sports, games, swimming, fitness, crafts and field trips. Costs vary. Member discounts. ymcaofthesandhills.org, 910-426-9622 or 910-323-5650
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