We are now accepting applications for Camp Sturgeon!
Camp Sturgeon week-long day camps offer a variety of activities that explore nature, science, and art! Campers will enjoy recreational activities through Sturgeon City's 26-acre property that includes boardwalks, wetlands, an amphitheater, and a fishing dock!
Elementary School Camps (Ages 6-10) July 8-12: Aquatic Adventures July 15-19: Wacky Science July 22-26: Things with Wings July 29-August 2: Wonderworks
Middle School Camps (Ages 11-14) Aquatic Explorers Session 1: July 8-12 & 15-19 Session 2: July 22-26 & July 29 -August 2
Camp Descriptions & Pricing
Elementary School Camps
Aquatic Adventures (July 8-12)
From fin-ominal fish to dragonfly nymphs there are plenty of cool creatures to learn about in the water. Campers will learn about aquatic animals from the ponds, streams, and much more. Our students' favorite activities include fishing and our group canoe trip!
Wacky Science (July 15-19)
Did you know that you can make invisible ink out of lemons? Or that a headless cockroach can survive for a few weeks before it starves? What happens when you mix dry ice with soap? These are some of the cool lessons and experiments that campers will get to experience as they explore the wonderful world of wacky science.
Things with Wings (July 22-26)
With an insect net, magnifying glass, and binoculars...discover, catch, and observe wildlife in flight this summer! As camp flies by, find brilliant butterflies, darting dragonflies, and many other six-legged animals! Hone your birding skills to create a checklist of species found at Sturgeon City. Read stories about winged creatures, make soaring crafts, and construct your very own butterfly house.
Wonderworks (July 29- August 2)
This session is all about building new gadgets using your imagination. We’ll make junk lab creations like hovercrafts, brush bots, solar powered cars, and much more in this fun-filled engineering camp.
Middle School Camps
Aquatic Explorers (Two-Week Sessions: July 8-12, 15-19 & July 22-26, 29-August 2)
Let’s get wet and dirty catching some wetland critters and monitoring the water quality of the Sturgeon City wetlands and streams. Students will learn about the importance of water quality and quantity and understand the impact we each make on the water around us.
Duration: Camp begins everyday at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 2:00 p.m.
Lunch & Snacks: Children are to pack their lunch and a snack
Each Camp Session Includes:
* Daily Camp Newsletter * Camp T-shirt * Access to daily pictures via the Sturgeon City website * DVD of your child's camp experience
Elementary School Camps: $200 per program
Middle School Camps: $400 per session
Parents can download a Camp Sturgeon Application (below) and mail it along with their enrollment fee to: Sturgeon City, PO Box 1056 Jacksonville, NC 28541 orparents can choose to submit an enrollment form online (below) and pay their enrollment fees through paypal (instructions for this below the online enrollment form. It is not necessary to have a paypal account in order to submit payment online).