COA summer camps announced

Published 1:56 pm Thursday, June 6, 2024

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College of The Albemarle will again be holding summer camps for area youth this year. Registration is now open for a wide range of camps designed to inspire, educate and entertain students from second grade or age seven up to 12th grade. Camps are available at all four campuses: COA – Currituck, COA – Dare, COA – Edenton-Chowan and COA – Elizabeth City.

“At COA, we believe in making learning fun, and our summer camps are no exception,” noted a COA news release. “From aviation to cybersecurity, from art to technology, there’s something for every interest.”

  • Aviation Camp: Soar into the world of aerodynamics and wind tunnels.
  • Camp Scrubs – Health Sciences: Get hands-on experience in the medical field.
  • Cyber Security for Kids: Learn to stay safe in a digital world.
  • Everyday Heroes: Discover what it takes to be a hero in the community.
  • Financial Smarts: Master the art of money management.
  • Gardening with Herbs: Get hands dirty and learn to grow herbs.
  • Grand Slam Singing Camp: Hit a high note with musical fun and baseball. Students in this camp will perform at community baseball games.
  • HVAC is Cool: Chill out while learning the basics of AC systems.
  • “I See, I Hear, I Feel” – Art and Ecology Camp: Connect with nature through art and sound.
  • Keyboarding: Type your way to success!
  • Kids Ceramic Camp: Shape your imagination with ceramics.
  • Manufacturing Camp: From idea to reality, explore the world of manufacturing.
  • Mixed Media Art Camp: Dive into a world of creativity with printmaking, collage and ceramics.
  • Pirates Who Sing and Dance Theatre Camp: Set sail for adventure on the stage!
  • Sparky Welds Again: Experience the sparks of virtual welding.
  • STEM: Dive into the exciting world of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
  • Technology is for Everyone: Build your IT skills from the ground up.

Need-based scholarships may be available. Go to to explore camp descriptions, dates and registration information.

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“Secure your child’s spot today and make this summer one they’ll never forget!” stated the release.

To register, call 252-335-0821, ext. 2250 or stop by the Workforce Development Office at COA – Elizabeth City, Foreman Center, Room 129, 1208 N. Road Street, Elizabeth City.