Historic Yates Mill Camps

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Camps are more extended programs offered by park staff during the summer months. You can learn more about the camps offered below.

Park Discovery Camp:

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Join us for an adventure camp filled with historical and natural experiences! This 3-day camp will include outdoor exploration, hands-on classroom activities, crafts and a tour of the park's historic gristmill.

Park Discovery: Exploring Local Wildlife and History, June 25-27, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Have you ever wanted to learn more about the plants and animals that call North Carolina home, both now and in the past? Or wondered how the park’s historic gristmill works? Join us for a hands-on exploration of some of the plants and animals that live at Historic Yates Mill County Park. You’ll also learn about fossils and paleontology as we talk about what lived here long ago; put up trail cameras to document wildlife living at the park today; explore the mill pond by canoe; and discover more than 200 years of the gristmill’s history. For ages 8-12. Cost: $52.

Registration opens at 10 a.m. on February 1!

Register for a camp!

You may register for Historic Yates Mill’s upcoming camps online.

Register for a Camp