Greensboro Parks and Recreation in-person camps have been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns. Check out Greensboro Summer Online to learn about virtual programs that will be held throughout the summer.
Greensboro's only outdoor adventure week for teens 13-15. This program, run by Parks and Recreation environmental education staff, is for teens who are ready to test their limits with sailing, kayaking, hiking, survival activities, and climbing, at Lake Higgins and other natural areas throughout the Triad. Teens will also get hands-on experiences with wild animals working side-by-side with professional animal keepers.
- Cost: $250 includes transportation and admission to all field trip locations
- Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 am to 4 pm
- Location: Lake Higgins, 4235 Hamburg Mill Rd., Summerfield
Here is an example of a past session schedule:
Morning - Hike Bald Eagle Trail; Free swim
Afternoon - Ropes course at Lake Brandt
Morning - Learn to row at Lake Brandt; Animal interactions on Eco Bus
Afternoon - Kayaking and stand-up paddle boarding; Scavenger hunt
Morning - Behind-the-scenes tour at Carolina Tiger Rescue
Afternoon - Learn archery at Hester Park
Morning - Fishing; Survival skills session; Orienteering
Afternoon - Rock climbing at Tumblebees; Field games
All day - Field trip to explore Hanging Rock State Park