RPD Youth and Family Services

Camps and activities

Raleigh Police Youth and Family Services

Raleigh Police Summer 2019 

The Raleigh Police Department hosts a number of summer camps and year-round opportunities for Raleigh's youth.

Program participants will receive ongoing mentoring to promote continued character development and educational reinforcement. 

To apply for any of our programs, please check back for an updated application. You may also email, youthandfamilyservices@raleighnc.gov. Come join us!

RBI Mentorship Baseball League  (CO-ED) | JUNE 13 – AUGUST 1, 2022

Ages 10-16

Various City of Raleigh Parks

The Raleigh Police Department RBI Mentorship Baseball League is for 10-16-year-old youth who reside in the City of Raleigh and have limited experience playing baseball. Each team is led by coaches and umpires who volunteer (officers, parents, and community leaders) their time to the league. The RBI Mentorship Baseball League partners with Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources. Participants need to sign up at Community Centers in the Southeast Raleigh area.

Contact: Officer Bob Harris, 919-996-2034

 

BASKETBALL CAMP | AUGUST 1-5, 2022

Ages 10-14

Roberts Park Community Center, 1300 E. Martin St., Raleigh NC 27610

Basketball camp is designed to introduce participants to the basic fundamentals of the sport. Raleigh police officers with basketball skills assist with learning and loving the game. Participants will learn components of team sports and positive competition. 

Contact: Officer Toni Council, 984-222-4301

 

JUNIOR POLICE ACADEMY 1 | JUNE 21-24, 2022
JUNIOR POLICE ACADEMY 2 | JUNE 27-JULY 1, 2022

Ages 13-15 

John H. Baker, Sr. Police Training Center—4205 Spring Forest Road, Raleigh, NC 27616

The Junior Police Academy is designed for those that have a desire to learn more about a career in law enforcement. Cadets will gain knowledge about the duties and expectations of a police officer and the different aspects of the police department. Previous participants have taken field trips to the Wake County Courthouse and heard from several different professionals within the police department. There are light physical exercises incorporated throughout the academy. 

Contact: Officer James Carlton, 919-996-1443

SOCCER CAMP

Girls Session: JULY 11-15, 2022
Boys Session: JULY 18-22, 2022

Method Road Park, 514 Method Road

The Soccer Camp provides instruction in technical skills and strategic awareness in an environment that promotes character, community, and love of the game. The camp provides opportunities for personal development through respect, honor, leadership, achievement, and teamwork. Participants are taught by experienced soccer players and coaches from within the Raleigh Police Department. These camps may take a field trip and hear presentations from Raleigh police personnel. 

Contact: Officer Bob Harris, 919-996-2034

EXPLORERS POST 911 | YEAR ROUND

Ages 14-20

Raleigh Police Training Center, 4205 Spring Forest Rd., Raleigh, NC 27616

Explorer Post 911 stems from a partnership with Boy Scouts of America. The Explorer Post 911Program gives young men and women hands-on experience and exposure to the criminal justice field. Explorers have the opportunity to see and train with police officers in a scaled down version of actual law enforcement academy training. Along the way, Cadets will learn, have fun, face challenges, and discover whether a law enforcement career is right for them. Explorers also participate in social activities like law enforcement promotional ceremonies, community events, parades and the like.There are team building activities, light fitness exercises, information on proper nutrition, educational field trips and competitions.

Contact: Officer James Carlton, 919-996-1443

Program participants will receive ongoing mentoring to promote continued character development and educational reinforcement. The following are a list of opportunities. Click on the one that interests you:

Lead Department:
Police

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