Summer Programs from Community Schools

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Summer Camp For Elementary Students


    Due to the rapidly changing events surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, Community Schools has made the difficult decision to cancel summer camps in 2020. The health and safety of our students and staff is our highest priority. Families with questions may contact the Community Schools office at (919)967-8211.

    Summer Camp Registration & Information
    A completed Summer Camp Registration Form and Enrollment Form (located at the bottom of the page) along with the $40 registration fee and $60 deposit for each week requested must be mailed to the 
    Community Schools office at 750 S. Merritt Mill Road, Chapel Hill  NC  27516.
    Please make checks payable to CHCCS.

    Fees (per student) Summer 2020

    $40 registration fee
    $60 deposit for each week requested (credited toward total fees)
    $180 per week 
    Fees include lunch, two snacks, and activity costs.
    Tuition assistance is available. Please call Community Schools at (919) 967-8211 ext. 28280 for information.

    Summer Camp Operating Information 

    CHCCS Summer Camp is a licensed school-age care program featuring a variety of recreational and enrichment activities.
    Program Locations 
    Summer Camp locations vary from year to year, based on elementary school facility availability.
    2020 Summer Camp Locations, Hours, Schedule 
    Sites: Ephesus Elementary, Morris Grove Elementary and Northside Elementary
    Hours: 7:45 a.m. - 5:45 p.m. 
    Ratios: 1 staff person for up to 16 children
    Dates and Weekly Themes: Six one-week sessions:
    June 22-June 26 
    EXPRESS YOURSELF - Welcome summer with exciting activities that allow campers to share their unique personalities and diversity with others. 
    Campers express themselves through games, crafts, arts, sports and music, while making connections with others.
    June 29-July 3 
    ADVENTURES IN ART - Unlock your imagination during this week full of art!  Campers express themselves creatively and learn that art is not 
    limited to painting and drawing.  They have lots of opportunities to participate in a variety of artistic activities.
    July 7-July 10* 
    SUPER SCIENCE SPECTACULAR - Campers spark their curiosity for science and have ideas come to life.  They engage in creative learning through
    hands-on activities and experiments.
    July 13-July 17
    CULTURAL CELEBRATIONS - Let's travel the world together!  Campers explore games, trivia and customs from around the globe.  Cultural
    dance, crafts, styles of art, and more are discovered.
    July 20-July 24
    SPASHTOPIA - Just add water!  Campers splash through this week of all the fun-filled, water activities they can stand.
    July 27-July 31 
    FOOD, FRIENDS, FAREWELL - Campers enjoy another epic week of adventure through culinary exploration, exciting activities with friends and a 
    Spectacular Summer Camp Celebration!
     *Closed Monday, July 6 
    Lunch and two snacks are provided daily through the school district's Child Nutrition Program.
    Parents must transport children to and from camp each day. Transportation for field trips is by activity bus and is coordinated through the school district's Transportation Department.
    Our Summer Camp Offers
    • Experienced, trained staff
    • A safe, stimulating environment
    • Opportunities to make new friends
    • Swimming at community pools
    • Organized indoor and outdoor games
    • Theme-related activities in arts, crafts, music, dramatic play, language arts, cooking, science, and more!
    Due to the events surrounding COVID-19, the 2020 Summer Youth Enrichment Program has been cancelled
    Summer Youth Enrichment features a variety of enrichment courses for students in grades K-12. Course topics include arts, crafts, drama, creative writing, cooking, technology, science, music, physical education/sports. Instructors are CHCCS employees and other community professionals offering courses in their areas of expertise.
    Summer Youth Enrichment registration begins March 24, 2020.  Summer Youth Enrichment courses for 2020 will be available from June 22 to July 31.  Fees vary by course. Classes meet Monday through Friday from 9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm.