2018 Summer Camps

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With over 120 camps, there is no reason for your kids to be bored this summer!  View our Summer Camp Guide for all the details!  You may register online OR in person at Cornelius Town Hall. Registration is now open!




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                                                                                Summer Camp Waiver and Policies

Summer Camp WaiverSummer Camp Behavioral Policy
Summer Camp Refund Policy
SDC Late Pickup/Late Fee PolicySARC & SSC Late Pickup/Late Fee PolicySummer Camp Scholarship Policy/Application


Half/Partial Day Camps

Summer Arts & Recreation Camps (SARC) 

Over 50 half-day (3-hour) camps including ceramics, crafts, CSI, drama, drawing, food art, improv comedy, LEGOs, music, painting and sculpture. Explore classic techniques or create art based on modern themes, such as Minecraft, Star Wars, Pokemon,  and Princess Poppy! Camps are offered in the mornings and afternoons for boys and girls, ages 4 to 16. REGISTER ONLINE or in person at Cornelius Town Hall and the Cornelius Arts Center.
Download the Summer Arts & Recreation Camps Registration Form & Planning Grid.


Summer Sports Camps  (SSC)


We offer almost 60 half-day (3-hour) and mini camps (2-hour) in a variety of sports, including baseball, basketball, cheerleading, disc golf, football, golf, lacrosse, multi-sport, pickleball, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, speed & agility, T-ball, tennis, and water sports. We even have a fitness offering (Fitness Fun) for the youngest campers! New this year: cycling camp! Camps are offered in the mornings and afternoons for boys and girls, ages 4 to 16. This year, the Town of Huntersville is no longer partnering with us to provide Summer Sports Camps, meaning the non-resident fee will apply to our Huntersville campers. REGISTER ONLINE or in person at Cornelius Town Hall.
Download the Summer Sports Camps Registration Form & Planning Grid.

Full Day Camps

Summer Day Camps (SDC)- NEW this year: increased capacity, up to 100 campers per week! 
We still have room in Weeks 3, 4, 6 & 7 but that won't last! The other weeks have gone to a waiting list.

Need a full day filled for your child? These full-day summer camps include games, crafts, field trips and fun! Each week explores a different theme. For these camps only, Cornelius residents will have a two-week registration head start. Camps are offered 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. for boys and girls, ages 6 to 12. Cornelius residents may REGISTER ONLINE now or in person at Cornelius Town Hall. 
Download the Summer Day Camp Registration form.

PLEASE NOTE: All campers must be 6 years old by the first day of the camp(s) they will be attending and have completed Kindergarten.
CORNELIUS PARENTS, YOU WILL NEED TO PROVIDE PROOF OF RESIDENCY TO OUR OFFICE (21445 Catawba Ave) BY MAY 1. FINAL PAYMENTS ARE ALSO DUE BY MAY 1. Documents may also be mailed to PO Box 399, Cornelius; faxed to 704-896-2462; or emailed to parc@cornelius.org

Therapeutic Recreation Camp​s

We partner with Mecklenburg County to bring full-day camps to citizens of Cornelius who are living with a disability. Learn more about the 2018 Northern Adventures Full Day Summer Camps for ages 6-21.