Special thanks to 2022 Youth Program sponsors, Truist!

Riverkeeper Explorer Camp

Ages: 12-15 years old
Dates offered: June 13-17 and July 11-15
Time: 9AM-4:30PM
Cost: $250 per camper

Campers will learn about local waterways and gain skills to become stewards of the environment! Choose between the June and July sessions.

Riverkeeper Explorers Campers will:

  • Learn the history of our waterways and how we can improve water quality for the future
  • Conduct water testing
  • Gain primitive outdoor skills on and off the river such as fire building, water filtration, and identifying tracks, scat, and plants
  • Kayak portions of the South Fork River

Catawba Riverkeeper offers a limited number of scholarships for this program. Please contact Education Manager Morgan Long, morgan@catawbariverkeeper.org for more information.

There are limited spots available for each camp session. Book Today!


Wild Carolina Camp

Ages: Rising 5th-6th graders
Date: August 8-12
Time: 9AM-4PM
Cost: $250 per camper

Campers will learn about our environment through action-packed activities hosted by different local non-profit experts every day. Campers will leave with environmental skills and knowledge they can share with the world.

In 2021 campers learned about raptors, archery, ecology, and more!

(Activities led by: Anne Springs Close Greenway, Carolina Raptor Center, Catawba Riverkeeper, CleanAIRE NC, and TreesCharlotte!)

Catawba Riverkeeper offers a limited number of scholarships for this program. Please contact Education Manager Morgan Long, morgan@catawbariverkeeper.org for more information.

There are limited spots available for each camp session. Book Today!


Saturday Morning Kids’ Workshops

Kids ages 6-11 are invited to spend Saturday mornings building hands-on projects, exploring nature, and learning more about the wildlife in our basin! 

June 11- partnering with She Built This City
June 25- partnering with She Built This City
July 23- partnering with Gaston County Museum

All morning workshops will have a different project, so kids can register for all 3! $25 per child