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2993
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Summer parks and recreation programs offer young people across the state a variety of activities, including adventure, clown, and drama camps; music and art camps; and sports camps.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 46 Issue 8, Aug 1996, p1,8-9, il
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14374
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The article looks at the growing number of summer camps across the state. Camps' outdoor activities range from hiking to sailing, taking advantage of natural resources. Other exercises incorporate arts and crafts and sometimes music to make the children well-rounded citizens.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 16 Issue 41, Mar 1949, p16-19, il
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15163
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Camps for boys and girls both along the coast and in the mountains outnumbered those in any other state. As reported in 1942, more than a million dollars was spent on camping within the state. One such camp was Camp Sequoyah located 16 miles from Asheville. This boys' camp covered 125 acres, had 42 buildings, and included athletic fields, a private lake, tennis courts, outdoor theater space, and riding field. Camp goers could engage in typical activities including nature and art lessons, carpentry, boating, etc.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 9 Issue 46, Apr 1942, p5, 20, il
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22633
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The Green River Preserve, founded by Sandy and Missy Schenck, sits at the mouth of the Green River Watershed. The site acts as a coed summer camp to help children experience the outdoors.
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23303
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AF Wake in Lake Gaston is a camp that teaches people of all ages how to wake board, wake surf, and wake skate
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23842
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Since 1982, the Gwynn Valley Camp in Brevard has served as a summer camp for children. Residential and day camps, as well as 4-H programs use the camp to teach children about the farm-to-table process by encouraging interaction with farm animals, planting seeds, and harvesting vegetables.
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25396
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There are a variety of sports camps offered over the summer at ECU. There is a lot of work that goes into them, but those who attend and those who coach both get a lot out of the experience.
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26726
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Located in Brevard, North Carolina, Keystone Camp is the oldest private summer camp in the Southeast, having a legacy spanning a century. The founders, Fannie Holt and Florence Ellis, wanted a summer retreat just for young women to express themselves in a unique environment.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 3, August 2016, p30, 32-33, il Periodical Website
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27679
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Raleigh resident Kaitlyn Goalen is co-publisher and editor of the Short Stack cookbook series. Each entry in the series is devoted to one ingredient and is hand-stiched, containing only 20 recipes. The series has been successful in the saturated cookbook market. Goalen is also the founder of Wild Yonder, a Raleigh based outdoor food-based camp for adults.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 31 Issue 41, October 2014, p24-25 Periodical Website
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27719
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Girls Rock NC is a winner of a 2014 Indie Art Award. The group runs a camp, after school programs, and retreats for adults. Their main initiative is a music camp for girls 7-16 to help them learn to raise their voices as young women through music. The Chapel Hill group hosts sessions on body confidence, the history of women in music, and leadership. Girls Rock NC helps girls gain confidence and works for social justice.
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28538
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The work of Jessica Potter-Bowers, Lauren Brown, and their Two Sisters Farmstead School is detailed. The school provides natural science education in an academic outdoor classroom for children 3-18. The school teaches naturalist skills, encourages healthy eating practices, permaculture, and farmsteading practices.
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29319
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Each summer, thousands of Tar Heel children converge on North Carolina’s one-hundred-plus camps for a hands-on experience with nature. A directory of North Carolina camps has information compiled by geographic areas. It also includes articles on camping and a guide for parents.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 9 Issue 4, Apr 1981, p38-42, por
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30391
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Every year, North Carolina Bankers Association hosts a summer camp for middle school students called, Camp Challenge. The camp encourages students to further their education and to build life skills to become leaders in their communities.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 92 Issue 1, Spring 2013, p42-43, por
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30825
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North Carolina’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives provide the opportunity for middle school students to attend prestigious basketball camps in North Carolina through all-expense paid scholarships. Two of those camps, which are highlighted in this article, are the Roy Williams basketball camp at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, and Kay Yow basketball camp at North Carolina State University.
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30896
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Representing 40 states and several foreign countries, more than 12,000 children are on the roster for North Carolina's summer camps. The multi-million dollar summer camp industry employs over 2000 people and focuses on activities like music, physical rehabilitation, and recreational activities.
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