Kids For Conservation Day Camp

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Counselors in Training and campers play games to get started at Birds and Beasties camp.

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Kids for Conservation Summer Day Camp

All summer long parents can rely on our camps to get kids off the couch and into the woods. Carolina Raptor Center has camps for kids from 7-14 years old for eight weeks during the summer. In 2017, we added an advanced Raptor Keeper's Camp for campers to build upon what they learned in 2015 and 2016. We've also partnered with Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation to add exciting animals (snakes, frogs and other herps) to Birds and Beasties, a camper and parent favorite!

We are again offering reduced pricing from past years so that families can take advantage of the camp experience for their children. Our camps are limited to 24 participants a week. Full payment for camp is due to reserve your spot.

2017 Kids for Conservation Summer Camps Details - Registration opens Feburary 1, 2017 

  • Session 1: June 12-16 Fantastic Birds & Where to Find Them, Ages 6-10  More Info. SOLD OUT.
  • Session 2: June 19-23 Raptor Keeper's Camp, Ages 11-14 More Info.
  • Session 3: June 26-30 Young Vet’s Camp, Ages 11-14 More Info.
  • Session 4: July 10-14 Young Vets Camp, Ages 11-14  More Info.
  • Session 5: July 17-21 Keeper Camp Level 2, Ages 13-14 - must have attended previous Summer Keeper Camp session in 2015 or 2016* More Info. SOLD OUT.
  • Session 6: July 24-28 Birds & Beasties, Ages 7-10 with Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation. More Info.
  • Session 7: July 31-August 4 Keeper Camp Level 2, Ages 13-14 - must have attended previous Summer Keeper Camp session in 2015 or 2016* More Info. SOLD OUT.
  • Session 8: August 7-11 Birds & Beasties, Ages 7-10 with Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation. More Info.

Additional Details

  • Camp sessions are $225 a week per session and is limited to 24 participants/week
  • Keeper Camp Level 2 is $350 a week per session* and is limited to 6 participants/week
  • Extended day for all camps is $35 a week per session
    • Drop-off starts at 8:00 am and pick-up until 5:00 pm
    • Extended day allows you to drop off at 7:30 am and pick-up until 5:30 pm

Winter Camp

In its second year, Winter Camp is designed to give kids a great day at Carolina Raptor Center on school holidays. Curriculum is taken from the summer camp program where appropriate.

We are dedicated to a mission of environmental education, with a goal of engaging and inspiring our campers to make environmentally friendly choices.

Please contact Natalie Childers at nchilders@carolinaraptorcenter.org or (704) 875-6521 x 110 with any camp availability questions.