Soon it will be summer! Time to unplug, go outside, explore, be active and make new friends. Cary Park District’s summer camp programs offer kids of all ages an opportunity to do all of that and so much more! Registration for Tiny Tots Camp, Sunshine Camp and Camp ECHO is available online and at the Community Center, 255 Briargate Rd., Cary. View Camp Forms
Tiny Tots Camp
Tiny Tots Camp is perfect for children ages 2-3 who want a camp experience but are too young for Sunshine Camp. This three day camp offers two hours of hands-on games, crafts, activities that will fill your child’s morning with fun! Young campers gain independence and develop important social and motor skills in a safe and encouraging indoor environment. Children must be two by the first day of camp. Camp is held from 9:00–11:00 am. Sessions are held May 28-30, July 30-August 1, and August 6–8. Cost is $45 for residents and $68 for non-residents. more
For children ages 3-5, Camp Sunshine is a fun-packed camp that encourages youngsters to maintain social, mental and physical activity during the summer months through arts and crafts, music, outdoor exploration, water fun, friendship building and more. Activities are based around a weekly theme to ensure a variety of activities for campers all summer long.
Sunshine Camp is located at the Cary Park District’s Preschool, 1180 Silver Lake Road in the beautiful wooded surroundings of Lions Park which provides wonderful areas for outdoor exploration and play. Weekly two day or five day sessions from 9 am to 1 pm are available all summer. Each camper must bring a sack lunch, a towel and come to camp with their swimsuit on under their clothes for daily outdoor water play. Children must be three years old by the first day of camp and completely toilet trained – no pull ups.
Registration for Sunshine Camp’s two day session is $48 for residents and $72 for non-residents; and cost for the five day session is $88 for residents and $132 for non-residents. more
For kids in grades K-8, Camp ECHO is Cary Park District’s solution to the summertime boredom blues. Sign up now to give your child a summer vacation loaded with rich outdoor interactive experiences. Each week-long session offers a variety of daily activities including fishing, hiking, creating crafts, swimming at the Park District pool, playing sports and exploring on field trips. Located in the beautiful Fel-Pro RRR Conservation Area at 1520 Crystal Lake Avenue, Camp ECHO is the perfect environment to ensure your child has a daily dose of fresh air, social interaction, physical activity and mental stimulation all summer long.
Camp ECHO is held from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm Monday – Friday with extended time options from 7:00 to 8:30 am before camp and 3:30 to 6:00 pm after camp to accommodate working parents. A two day flex camp option is also available to allow your child to attend camp on Monday and Wednesday only. Cost of Camp ECHO ranges from $85 to $215 per week depending on residency, camp session and date of registration.
Annual survey responses show parents love the outdoor based program directed by Camp ECHO counselors who are mature, enthusiastic college students and adults who provide a safe environment for campers to develop life skills while having a summer full of fun. more