Upcoming Programs presented by Craven County Recreation and Parks

Craven County Recreation and Parks

Craven County Recreation & Parks Department is offering an opportunity to learn to play the increasingly popular sport of sand volleyball. Program will meet every Sunday and Tuesday starting May 3 through May 31. This program is for ages 10 – 14 and learning to play the game of sand volleyball will be the focus. Cost is $45 per participant and space is limited. One of the fastest growing sports in North Carolina for youth has come to Craven County in the last few years. Space is limited to the first 18 youth to register and pre-registration is required.  For more information you can email or call (252) 636-6606.

Youth and adult beginner tennis lessons at West New Bern Recreation Center.  Classes begin on Tuesday, April 21 and will run for four weeks. Youth class time will be 5:30 p.m. and adult classes will be held at 6:30 p.m.  Cost for each session is $45 per person.  For more information, contact Billy Wilkes at (252) 636-6606.

Sand Volleyball League. League play will begin in May on Monday nights. This league will start May 11 and will run through the end of June. Ages 14 and older are eligible to participate. The deadline to enter a team is May 4th. The cost is $75 per team. For more information, you can email or call (252) 636-6606.

Kayak fishing class on May 12 at the Emergency Operations Center. Class will be from 6:30-9:30 p.m. and will feature instruction by Captain Jerry Dilsaver. Cost for the class is $25 per person.  For additional information contact Eddie Games or call (252) 636-6606.

Spring/summer Vanceboro Youth Volleyball League for girl’s ages 7 – 13 years old. League play will begin in May and will be played every Tuesday and Thursday through June. Location for the league is Vanceboro Farm Life Elementary School. Cost per player is $45. For more information, contact Mark Seymour at (252) 636-6606.

Youth Girls Basketball Camp this summer at Grover C. Fields Middle School. Camp dates are June 22 -26 from 9:00am to 12:00pm each day. This camp is for incoming 5 – 9 graders and is limited to the first 24 girls to register. Cost for the camp is $65 per participant if you pre – register and $70 on the day of if space is still available.  Camp fee also includes a t-shirt. Send an email for more information.

Two youth girls’ volleyball camps this summer. The dates for the camp are June 29 – July 2 and August 3 – 6 at HJ Macdonald Middle School. Camp times are 9am -12pm for ages 7 – 10 and 1pm – 4pm from ages 11 – 15. Learn the basics of volleyball from Al Lee local middle school coach.  Cost is $80 per participant and includes a camp t-shirt. For more information, contact Mark Seymour at (252) 636-6606.

Boys basketball camp and archery clinics this summer. The Basketball Camp will be held during the month of July at New Bern High School. The Archery Clinics will be held during the months of July and August at Creekside Park. For more information, contact Mark Seymour at (252) 636-6606.

Craven County Recreation & Parks Department in conjunction with the Emerald Golf Staff is sponsoring a Youth Golf Camp this summer. Dates are June 22 – 25 for ages 8 – 14. Camp hours are from 9am-2pm and include instruction, lunch & swim time. Cost is $110 per camper and has limited enrollment. Send an email for more information.

Youth tennis camp at the Emerald Golf & Country Club. This camp is held on June 29 – July 2 from 9am-2pm.  Cost is $75 per camper and includes instruction, lunch & swim time. Space is limited to the first 20 campers to register.  Send an email for more information.

Register with Craven County Recreation and Parks for the above programs by visiting their website.

Submitted by: Abigail Wilson, Craven County Parks and Recreation

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