After School Explorations Camp

August 17 - October 16
Monday - Friday, 1 - 7 p.m.
$40 per week

You may register by phone or online.

Offering after school care and opportunities for students in grades K-6 to explore specific areas of interest: 

Fitness & Cheer at Allen Jay Recreation Center   Register here
1073 E. Springfield Road, 336-883-3509 

The Fitness and Cheer exploration camp will emphasize fitness activities that focus on aerobics, flexibility and muscle strengthening. Activities include yoga, stretching, jogging, plyometrics, jump rope and more. Overall wellness and healthy habits will be discussed and encouraged daily. The other emphasis will be on cheer and tumbling activities. Participants will learn basic tumbling movements and basic cheer routines.

STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics) at Deep River Recreation Center 
Register here
1529 Skeet Club Road 336-883-3407  

STEAM After School Exploration activities include various arts and science projects;  from bridge building to painting, creating vision boards, writing poems, taking photos, theater and more.

Sports Development at Morehead Recreation Center and Oakview Recreation Centers
Morehead Recreation Center - 101 Price Street, 336-883-3506 Register here
Oakview Recreation Center - 503 James Road, 336-883-3508   Register here

The Sports Development Enrichment camp will focus on sports activities geared toward learning the fundamentals, enhancing sport knowledge and improving basic sports skills. Activities include individual drills for various sports, mini sport specific clinics, various conditioning games, sports trivia, learning sessions on traditional sports rules and more. Participants will improve motor skills, hand-eye coordination, balance and stamina. The other emphasis will be on physical education activities. Participants will engage in fun gym class games, non-traditional sports, relay races and fitness challenges all geared toward instilling team spirit, building leadership abilities and increasing confidence in the participants.

Environmental Education Academy at Piedmont Environmental Center
September 8 - October 23
Monday-Friday, 1:30 - 6 p.m.
$40 per week
Register by phone or online
1220 Penny Road, 336-883-8531 Register here

Enhance your third through fifth grade distance learner’s education experience with Piedmont Environmental Center’s science-based curriculum of field-based classes! These classes meet the North Carolina Essential Standards for Physical, Earth and Life Sciences, and will help motivate your child to achieve. Topics include: Soil Concepts, Weather and Climate, Energy Concepts and Plant and Animal Life Cycles. Hands-on lab experiments, microscope use, live animals, creative art projects and on-going science projects are elements of study in the PEC curriculum.

Important Documents
After School Explorations Camp - Parent Guide
After School Explorations Camp - Know Before You Go
After School Explorations Camp - FAQS

COVID-19 Precautions
After School Explorations Camps will following all guidelines issued by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, the CDC and Guilford County Health Department regarding COVID precautions. Parents will receive a parent's manual that outlines all of the precautions and steps needed to help keep our campers and staff safe. 

Some precautions include: 

  • Staff and campers must wear masks when indoors or unable to physically distance themselves.
  • Staff and campers must pass a wellness screening and temperature check prior to entering the building.
  • Only employees and campers will be allowed to enter the building.
  • Campers will be in small groups, one counselor to 10 campers, and groups will not intermingle. 
  • Modifications will be made to activities to maintain safe social distancing but still be fun. As much as possible, activities will be scheduled outdoors. 

Community Extended Learning Hub 
Starting in September, we will partner with Guilford County Schools to become a Community Extended Learning Hub, working with them to provide tutors for students in our programs.

After School Program Facilities:
Allen Jay Recreation Center
Deep River Recreation Center
Morehead Recreation Center
Oakview Recreation Center
Piedmont Environmental Center