Recreations NC

Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation offers a variety of summer camps. Registration forms are available at Park and Recreation centers in Charlotte, NC. Applications are accepted via mail and must be postmarked March 10-March 28. Walk in registration begins April 14 if space is still available.

Day camps: Ages 6-12. June 23- Aug. 1, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Sites: Park Road Park, Tuckaseegee Recreation Center, Southview Recreation Center, Sugaw Creek Recreation Center, First Ward Recreation Center, Hawthorne Recreation Center, Mallard Recreation Center, Methodist Home Recreation Center, Latta Recreation Center (Teens Exclusively). Theme: Kaleidoscope of Fun. Cost: $65 per week except Park Road Park which is $75 per week. Call individual camp sites for information.

Specialty Camps

Adventure Camp Charlotte: Ages 10-15. July 28-Aug. 1, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. McAlpine Creek Park. Depart daily for adventures including horseback riding, canoeing, ropes course and hiking. Cost: $200. Call Emily Wilson (704) 568-4044.

Adventure Learning: Ages 12-15. June 23-Aug. 1, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Jeff Adams Tennis Center. Focus on horseback riding, mountain biking, challenge course. Cost: $175. Call (704) 529-2847.

All Sports Camp Charlotte: Ages 10-14. June 16-20, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Jeff Adams Tennis Center. Focus on golf, mountain biking, tennis, disc golf, and soccer. Cost: $50. Call (704) 529-2847.

Environmental Education: Ages 4-grade 12. Reedy Creek Nature Center. June 16-Aug. 1. A variety of camps to learn more about the environment. Cost: $50-$390 depending on camp. Call (704) 598-8857.

Extreme Inline Skating: Ages 7-12. Aug. 4-8, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Methodist Home Recreation Center. Instruction and practice in extreme inline skating. Cost: $50. Call (704) 568-3363.

Extreme Skateboard Camp: Ages 7-12. June 16-20, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Methodist Home Recreation Center Skatepark. Instruction and practice in extreme skateboarding. Cost: $50. Call (704) 568-3363.

Fashion Merchandise Camp: Ages 9-18. June 23-Aug. 1, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. West Charlotte Recreation Center. Cost: $45. Call Blanche Penn (704) 393-1560.

Fitness For Fun: Ages 5-12. June 16-20, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Albemarle Road Recreation Center. Cost: $45. Call Tom Lawing (704) 567-1941.

Football Skills Camp: Ages 8-15. June 18-20. Boyce Park. Cost: $75. Call Ryan Hager (704) 568-4044.

Fun Field Trips: Ages 6-12. Aug. 11-15, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Mallard Creek Recreation Center. Travel to different location each day including Lazy 5 Ranch, Celebration Station, Reid Gold Mine, Emerald Point and the Zoo. Cost: $20 per day or $75 entire week. Call Lee Anna Robinson (704) 548-8234.

Half Day Trippin’ for Kids: Ages 8-12. June 11-13, noon-4 p.m. Mallard Creek Recreation Center. Cost $15 Cost Misty D. Drye (704) 548-8234.

Latta Adventure Camp: Ages 9-13. July 7-Aug. 1, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Latta Plantation Nature Preserve. Horseback riding, canoeing, kayaking, wakeboarding, kneeboarding, and an overnight campout. Cost: $150. Call Terry Stowers (704) 336-4278.

Legends Summer Basketball: Ages 5-12. June 16-Aug. 8, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Albermarle Road Recreation Center. Learn the fundamentals of basketball with drills, practices and games. Cost; Registration fee $25, Cost $65 per session. Call Larry Blair (704) 567-1941.

Mad Science Camp: Ages 7-12. June 23-27, July 14-18, 9 a.m.-noon. Create bubble patterns, build an ultraviolet light detector, explore the science of the animal kingdom. Cost: $120. Call Emily Wilson (704) 568-4044.

Pee Wee/Challenger Sports: Ages 3-6. Aug. 4-7, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.. Hawthorne Recreation Center. Children of all abilities will learn the basics of basketball, soccer, and tee-ball. Cost: $40. Call Karen Howard (704) 336-2344 or Janelle Mosley (704) 568-4044.

Revolution Football Camp: Ages 7-12. June 16-19. Revolution Recreation Center. Cost: $20. Call Alvis James (704) 336-3841.

Sports Showcase: Ages 9-15. Aug. 4-6, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Kilborne Park. Learn the basics of tennis, disc golf, and soccer. Cost: $25. Call Emily Wilson (704) 568-4044.

Summer Experience (Asian Community): Ages 6-12. June 23-Aug. 1, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. J.H. Gunn Elementary. Activities include crafts, stories, games, dances, songs, sports, swimming, and field trips. Cost: $45 per week. Call Vuthy Niles (704) 432-6769.

Teen Computer Camp: Ages 12-16. June 16-20, Aug. 4-8, 1-3 p.m. Southview Recreation Center. Improve your computer skills using computer challenges and organized games. Cost: $10 per week. Call Travis Landrum (704) 392-7452.

Tennis Camp: Ages 7-15. June 16-20, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Kilborne Park. Learn the basics of the game of tennis. Cost: $20. Call Emily Wilson (704) 568-4044.

Tennis Skills Camp: Ages 6-15. June 9-13, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Amay James Recreation Center. Learn tennis fundamentals. Cost: $30. Call Ed Finley or Jackie Ellis (704) 336-3053.

Volleyball: Ages 13-18. June 16-20, 2-5 p.m. Phillip O. Berry Recreation Center. Learn the fundamentals of volleyball. Cost: $40. Call Ingrid Autry (704) 432-6775.

Youth Golf: Ages 9-12. June 17, 19, 24, 26, 9 a.m.-noon. Charles T. Myers Park. Youth golf instructional camp. Cost: $25 per session. Call Ryan Hager (704) 568-4044.