Adventure Camp

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2019 Summer Adventure Camp information is finally here!


This year, Summer Adventure Camp is offered in SIX different one week sessions for children ages 10-15. Due to the high adventure activities involved in this camp, space is very limited to maintain proper staff to camper ratios, so make sure you register NOW. 


Each session has a unique theme and provides new outdoor and adventure experiences. Adventure Camp meets at the Lake Cooley Outdoor Education Center, but offsite travel is frequent. 



June 10-14: Survivor French Broad 

We will be white water rafting down the French Broad River, taking duckies down the Green River, and having lots of camp fun at Lake Cooley Outdoor Education Center. We will also be camping at Lake Cooley Park on Thursday night as well with lots of adventure activities!


June 17-21: Survivor Beanstalk Journey

We will be taking a trip to explore the beanstalks while zip lining through and also exploring the tree top ropes course at Ashville Treetop Adventures. Along with those activities we will have a lot of lake and outdoor fun at Lake Cooley Park. We will also be camping at Lake Cooley Park on Thursday night as well with lots of adventure activities!


June 24-28: Survivor Pigeon River

Enjoy the beauty of the Pigeon River while hitting constant rapids and truly having a blast! We will also be spending some time at the National Whitewater Canter and joining in on all kinds of activities at Lake Cooley Park! We will also be camping at Lake Cooley Park on Thursday night as well with lots of adventure activities!


July 8-12: Survivor Waterfall Trek

Ever been on a waterfall trek? Well come along as we will be exploring 4.5 miles of waterfalls while adventuring through the woods with Green River Adventures. We will also be spending some time on the Lake Lure Beach and joining in on all kinds of activities at Lake Cooley Park! We will also be camping at Lake Cooley Park on Thursday night as well with lots of adventure activities!


July 15-19: Survivor Fox Mountain

A week full of climbing activities sounds like a blast to us! Come join us as we will be going to Climb at Blue Ridge and Fox Mountain Adventures for some awesome climbing experiences... not to mention all the fun we are going to have at Lake Cooley Park! We will also be camping at Lake Cooley Park on Thursday night as well with lots of adventure activities!


July 22-26: Survivor Nantahala 

Two trips to the Nantahala River this week we mean loads of adventurous fun! We will raft it one day and paddle duckies down the next! We also have a week full of water fun planned at Lake Cooley! We will also be camping at Lake Cooley Park on Thursday night as well with lots of adventure activities!


Online registration is now open for the 2019 Summer Adventure Camp Program (After clicking the "Online Registration" link found here, click the "Youth Recreation" filter on the side bar and look for "Summer Adventure Camp 2019")

Please note the total cost for each week of camp is $170.00. The $45.00 registration fee is non refundable and is required for each week you register for. All final payments must be made by May 30, 2019 or your child's spot will be turned over to someone on the waiting list.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call the Lake Cooley office at 864-249-3276

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