Summer Camp 2014

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Students will enjoy Hiking Trips, Paddling on Greenfield Lake, Nature Tours, Ferry Trip to South Port, Beach Combing, Searching for carnivorous plants in Carolina Beach State Park, Boat Rides up the Cape Fear and much more!  Each day will end with a swim at the YWCA olympic size pool.

The Lower Cape Fear River Basin Eco Camp is tailored to children between the ages of about 9 years to 12 years old.  It is designed to serve as a long term watershed protection program by enabling children to better understand how they are connected to natural and built environments, and how to be an excellent steward of the environment through personal action and social settings.  Students will develop critical thinking skills through the exploration of New Hanover County watersheds.  The experience will begin with an in-class presentation of the Enviroscape, which is a scaled down model of a watershed that enables students to visually learn about watersheds.  Students will make real-world connections through unique and memorable field trips.

In the registration form, please use Parent’s Name and contact info on the first page, and register each camper as an “attendee”. You will receive a confirmation and information packet at least two weeks before the start of your camp. Thanks!

The 2014 camp is from August 4th to August 8th from 8am to 5pm and is $190.00.  Students need to be dropped off between 8:00 and 8:30am at the CFRW Office (617 Sury St.) and picked up by 5pm.


Scholarships are available!  Download the Scholarship Application – click here.  Once completed please email to or print and mail to KayLynn Plummer-Hernandez, 617 Surry Street, Wilmington, NC 28401.  Scholarships supported by the Landfall Foundation.