Summer Day Camp

For 2021, a lottery system will be in place for registration. The lottery has closed at this time. 

Wednesday, April 7: Registration forms available here

Friday, April 16: Registration forms are due by 5 p.m.

Monday, April 19: the lottery results will be announced 

Only one registration form required per family.

Registration documents

Click here for the registration form. 

Click here for the Summer Day Camp Information, Policies and Procedures. 


2021 Summer Camp Weekly Breakdown     

Week 1 - Jumping Back Into Summer Camp - June 14-June 18

Week 5 - Animal Planet -July 12-July 16
Week 2 - Sports Extravaganza - June 21-June 25 Week 6 - Mad Science - July 19-July 23
Week 3 - Bash at the Beach - June 28-July 2 Week 7 - Artful Antics - July 26-July 30

Week 4 - Great American Bash -July 5-July 9

Week 8 - Summerslam - August 2-August 6

2021 Summer Day Camp Rules and Regulations

Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation Summer Day Camp Program Mission: 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 community. 

Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation 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 & 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 7:30am until 5:30pm Monday through Friday during all 8 weeks of camp.   Membership to Emerald Isle Parks & Recreation Community Center is not mandatory.  Contact Whitney Smith at 252-354-6350 or with questions.

Maximum registration per session is 30 campers.

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.  Please contact the Program Supervisor at A waiting list for each session is available and typically utilized.


Summer Day Camp is $85 per week per child. Half of your total balance for all weeks your child is signed up for is due by Friday May, 14th. The remaining balance will be due on or before the first day of summer camp, Monday, June 14th. Failure to pay by this deadline will result in the forfeiture of your child’s registration. Each week there is a per diem due for the field trips. You will see each week’s total fee due that week on the weekly breakdown attachment. The weekly per diem must be paid in cash the week your child is attending.

Points of Contact:

1.    Wesley Pearson, Summer Day Camp Director:

2.    Whitney Smith, Programs Supervisor: 252-354-6350