Summer Day Camp

Registration Lottery

For 2023, a lottery system will once again be in place for registration. 

  • Monday, April 10, Summer Day Camp registration will go live online.
  • Friday, April 21, Summer Day Camp registration will close.
  • Friday, April 28, Summer Day Camp Lottery Results will be announced by 5 p.m.

Only one registration form is required per family.

After Lottery Registration Procedure

Should all camper spaces not be filled during the lottery, Summer Day Camp registration will remain open until all spaces are filled. A waiting list for each session is available and typically utilized.

Registration Documents

  • Stay tuned for the Summer Day Camp registration documents.

All registrations should be either emailed to Drew Conekin or turned into the Emerald Isle Community Center at 203 Leisure Lane. 

Camp will be held the following weeks:

  • Week One: June 12 - 16
  • Week Two: June 19 - 23
  • Week 3: June 26 - 30
  • No camp week of July 4
  • Week 4: July 10 - 14
  • Week 5: July 17 - 21
  • Week 6: July 24 - 28
  • Week 7: July 31 - August 4
  • Week 8: August 7 - 11

Summer Day Camp Program Mission

The mission of the Emerald Isle Summer Day Camp Program is to provide both entertaining and educating activities for children 6-12, where activities are facilitated in a safe, fun environment by means that are structured and well supervised. Activities will provide enrichment for children and the community.

Summer Day Camp Program Objective

To reach out into the community and neighboring communities to encourage children and parents to see Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation Summer Day Camp as a place for children to interact with one another, learn valuable lessons in communication, develop teamwork skills, enhance physical condition, provide avenues for creative endeavors and present the children with opportunities to give back to the community.

Summer Camp Overview

Please read the attachment above for detailed information, policies and procedures of Emerald Isle's Summer Day Camp. Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation takes great pride in the Summer Day Camp program offered to children ages 6-12 (age 5 if they have completed kindergarten) each summer. Camp operates from 7:30 am until 5:30 pm. Monday through Friday during all weeks of camp. Membership to Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation Community Center is not mandatory. Contact Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation at 252-354-6350.

The maximum registration per session is 35 campers.


Prices are $150 per week, along with a $60 cash per-diem each week, for a total of $210.

Points of Contact

  • Wesley Pearson, Summer Day Camp Director
  • Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation
    • Phone: 252-354-6350