Teen summer camp participants

Teen Summer Camps

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Register for Summer Camp Teen X-Treme Summer Camp All Access Sports Campus Cruisin' Computers - Electronics Exploration Camp Computers - Game Design Leaders in Training Teen Corps Teen Outdoor Adventure Youth Fire Academy Camp Raleigh Parks Summer Camps

After careful consideration, Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources will offer select, modified camp programs from June 29, 2020, through August 7, 2020. See more information here.

Register for Summer Camp

Browse teen summer camps below and here in the digital Summer Camp brochure.

Once you choose your camp, see our Summer Camp Registration page for how to register.

Teen X-Treme Summer Camp

Teen X-treme is a high quality summer camp program specifically designed for teens ages 12 to 14. This program leads teens through a broad curriculum of socially interactive experiences that includes arts and craft, field trips, indoor/outdoor recreational games, character & leadership, and other fun activities. Field trips will include two offsite trips and one pool trip. Participants should bring a lunch and two snacks daily. Peach Road Community Center and Eastgate Park will have a strong concentration of outdoor activities.  

Program Hours

All sites operate from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, except July 4.

Program Locations

This camp is offered at Abbotts CreekBiltmore Hills, EastgateMarsh Creek, Peach Road and Saint Monica Teen Center.

Program Cost

$100 Resident, $115 Non-resident

All Access Sports

This is your all access pass to the sports management industry with behind the scenes tours of various sports complexes around the area along with guest speakers. Past tours have included college facilities, Lowe's Motor Speedway, the PNC Arena, and Five County Stadium to name a few. There will also be friendly sports competitions between campers.

Age: 12-14

Cost: $185 Resident, $200 Non-resident

Location: Lions Park

Campus Cruisin'

A week-long career and self-exploration program designed to assist students in gaining a greater awareness of institutions of higher education in North Carolina. Personal interest surveys, enhancing your resume, and campus tours to many of North Carolina's private and public campuses, including technical schools, are coupled with new friendships and a college atmosphere. This is a great chance for students to find a school that will prepare them for their future career!

Age: 14-17

Cost: $185 Resident, $200 Non-resident

Location: Lions Park

Computers - Electronics Exploration Camp

Explore electronics with a week of circuit building projects. Learn how electronic circuits work by taking apart gadgets, prototyping with kits, and safely experimenting with components. Build circuits with LED lights, sounds, motors, batteries, and simple microchips. It’s a great foundation for kids who want to get into electrical engineering or robotics. Take home your own kit of parts with project guides as well as a complete soldered project. Participants should bring a water bottle, lunch and two snacks each day. This facility does not have an airconditioned gym. 

Age: 11-14 yrs 

Cost: $310

Location: Chavis Community Center

Computers - Game Design

Campers will learn programming concepts and teamwork as they create and build games. Develop your game’s code, gameplay mechanics, levels, graphics, and sound. Learn how real game studios work on big-name games. Game Design Camp teaches students Game Maker Studio, software that’s used by professionals for popular commercial games like Hyper Light Drifter and Spelunky. Participants can use this free software to keep working on their games after camp. Participants should bring a water bottle, lunch and two snacks each day. This facility does not have an air-conditioned gym. 

Age: 11-14 yrs 

Cost: $310

Location: Chavis Community Center

Leaders in Training

Leaders In Training Camp is engaging, empowering and experiential. This camp helps teens build life skills, develop a sense of self, and connect to their world. As a result, teens develop healthy behaviors, relationships, and leadership skills. Teens will gain exposure to furthering their education with local college/university tours, financial literacy, career options, life wellness and outdoor adventures. Teens will also be exposed to various career opportunities through the City of Raleigh. Drop off is from 8am-8:30am, pick up is from 5:00pm-5:30pm. Please be sure your camper is on time to camp as daily field trips depart as early as 9:00am. Participants should bring a lunch, two snacks, sunscreen, and a reusable water bottle each day. 
Age: 13-15 yrs 

Cost: $185

Location: Thomas G Crowder Woodland Center

Teen Corps

Attention teens! Need to fill some community service requirements for high school? Teen Corps will provide an opportunity to serve the community while you have fun and develop as a leader. The beginning of the week will focus on team building and leadership development to prepare for the service ahead. Service opportunities will be both fun and challenging. There will be a special reward at the end of the week to celebrate the experience.

Age: 14-17

Cost: $185 Resident, $200 Non-resident

Program Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Teen Outdoor Adventure

Come take an adventure through the great outdoors with the Teen Outdoor Adventure camp. This camp is designed to expose teens to local nature and state parks. We will be on the go all day paddling, climbing, hiking, biking and exploring our city. Life skills and leadership development will be a key components during this one week journey. Drop off is from 8-8:30am, pick up is from 5-5:30pm. Please make sure campers arrive to camp by 9:00am daily for field trip departure. Participants should bring a lunch, two snacks, sunscreen, and a reusable water bottle each day and dress for outdoor activities. Campers should also bring a swimsuit, towel, and close toed water shoes each day. 

Age: 13-15 

Cost: Class Fee: $185 

Location: Thomas G Crowder Woodland Center 

Youth Fire Academy Camp

Led by City of Raleigh firefighters, participants will visit local fire stations to learn about firefighting and see just how tough the job can be. Classroom and physical fitness challenge activities will include first aid, fire behavior, fire inspections and code enforcement, fire prevention, investigations, thermal imaging demos and more. Take this amazing opportunity to handle the tools and equipment used by actual firefighters and see if you have what it takes! Participants should bring a water bottle, lunch and two snacks each day. Lions Park Community Center.  

Age: 12-14 yrs 

Cost: $185

Location: Lions Park Community Center

Raleigh Parks Summer Camps

Check out the Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Summer Camp page to learn about why you should choose us, how to register for camps, parent meeting dates and more!



Teen Programs, 919-996-2139

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