Asheville -- Febrary 19, 2023: The WNC Nature Center's summer camp
registration opens tomorrow

at 8am! You have all week to visit our webiste and fill out the form to enter the lottery for camp. Registration closes next Sunday at 8pm.

Summer Camp

Summer camps at the WNC Nature Center are fun, educational experiences designed to involve campers in the wonders of the natural world!  All sessions include animal encounters, outdoor recreation, crafts, and group activities on and around the Nature Center grounds.  

Registration will open February 20 at 8am and close February 26 at 8pm.

Program Descriptions

Summer camps are for children born August 1, 2013 to August 31, 2017.  

Camp runs July 3  to August 11, Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm.  After care is offered from 3:00 pm to  5:00 pm. 

There will be one camp theme offered for each age range. In order to ensure campers are engaged with the week’s activities, each camper will be permitted to enroll in only one week of camp.

How to Register

New in 2023: A lottery system for registration will open February 20 at 8am and close February 26 at 8pm. Each prospective camper’s information will need to be added to the lottery list for each individual camp session they are interested in attending. 

Only sign up for the session(s) your child(ren) are able to attend.  By signing up for the lottery, you are agreeing to enroll if selected.  Selections will be generated randomly. 

If your registration request is selected, you will receive an email in early March with instructions and a deadline for completing registration.  Priority will be given to siblings applying for the same camp session but cannot be guaranteed.  Individuals on the waitlist and those that do not get selected will be alerted by mid-March. 

Registration by lottery will be employed to ensure equity of access for all interested participants, with the aim of reducing stress and the impact of technical issues, while increasing flexibility for families hoping to register.  We strongly recommend that prospective participants enter the registration lottery at the beginning of the time window to enable time for any needed troubleshooting.

The following link will have take you to registration link tomorrown once registration is open at 8 am



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