North Carolina Summer Camps for Girls

Our Favorite North Carolina Girls Summer Camps

Here is a list of North Carolina summer camps for girls, all located in the mountains of North Carolina. There is a brief description here for each, and all have websites with detailed information you can access. The best way to select a camp is to visit the facility, meet the directors, and talk to other parents. It is best to tour each camp during the summer while it is in session to really get a feel of whether they will be a good match.  Each camp has it’s own special attributes and therefore no one camp is the “best” for everyone. By paying attention to the needs of your daughter and trying to match her with a camp that will meet those needs is of prime importance. By researching the camps, involving your daughter every step of the way, and making an educated decision, you may well be able to find the camp that is the “best” for your daughter.

Keystone Camp

Private Traditional girls summer camp in Brevard, NC. Keystone is just 9 miles from Camp High Rocks

1-week, 2-week, 3-week, & 4-week sessions; 135 campers per session

Concentration: Daily Horseback Riding, horsemanship, waterfront activities (swimming, diving, canoeing), Sports (tennis, badminton, volleyball, basketball, golf, riflery, archery, soccer, yoga, aerobics), arts and crafts (including pottery, basketry, weaving), rock climbing, performing arts (drama, dance, acapella) gymnastics, and camping/hiking.

2021 Dates:  Keystone currently matches Camp High Rocks (within a day) for June 3-week, July 4-week July Minis, and August 2-week.

Rockbrook Camp

Private sleepaway summer camp for girls located in Brevard, North Carolina.  Rockbrook Camp is just 5 miles from Camp High Rocks.

2-week, 3-week, & 4-week sessions; 210 campers per session

Concentration: Horseback Riding, Outdoor Adventure (whitewater rafting, kayaking, canoeing, rock climbing, backpacking), Arts and Crafts (pottery, weaving, needlecraft, photography, sewing, painting and drawing, jewelry making), Sports (archery, riflery, swimming, basketball, soccer, gymnastics, tennis, yoga), and the Performing Arts (dance, drama, creative writing).

2021 Dates: Rockbrook currently matches Camp High Rocks (within a day) with our June 3-week, July 4-week, and July Minis.

Camp Illahee

Private Christian girls summer camp located in Brevard, North Carolina. Camp Illahee is just 8 miles from Camp High Rocks

5-day, 2-week, 3-week, & 4-week sessions; 275 campers per session

Concentration: Activity offerings range from sports (tennis, basketball, soccer, aerobics) to arts and crafts (including woodworking, needlecraft, ceramics, and weaving) to the performing arts (drama and dance). Waterfront offerings include Red Cross certified swimming instruction, diving, synchronized swimming, and basic water safety. Campers are also offered instruction in riflery and archery.

2021 Dates: Illahee currently matches Camp High Rocks (within a day) with June 3-week, July 4-week, July Minis, August 2-week, and 1-week Junior Session.

Camp Merrie-Woode

Private, non-profit girls summer camp located in Sapphire, North Carolina. Camp Merrie-Woode is just 30 miles from Camp High Rocks.

2-week, 3-week, & 5-week sessions; 230 campers per session

Concentration: Outdoor Adventure Programming, including canoeing, kayaking, hiking, backpacking, rock climbing, caving, and horseback riding; Traditional Programming, including arts and crafts (studio art, knitting, weaving, jewelry making, ceramics, still photography, stained glass), performing arts (drama, tumbling, dance, technical theatre, directing, costuming, chorus), waterfront activities (swimming, sailing, canoeing, kayaking), nature, and land sports (tennis, archery, soccer, basketball).

2021 Dates:  Merrie-Woode currently matches Camp High Rocks (within a day) with our August 2-week.

Camp Greystone

Private Christian camp for girls located in Tuxedo, North Carolina. Camp Greystone is just 27 miles from Camp High Rocks.

5-day, 2-week, 3-week, & 5-week sessions; 490 campers per session

Concentration: Activity offerings include Arts (Metal Working, Glass lampwork, and Slumping, Scrapbooking, Painting, Ceramics, Fiber Arts, Sewing, Knitting, Crafts), Cooking, Guitar, Drama, Lake Sports (Water Park, Canoeing, Kayaking, Sailing), Landsports (Basketball, Softball, Soccer, Flag Football, Ultimate Frisbee, Lacrosse, Field Hockey, Volleyball) Golf, Dance, Fitness/Aerobics, Riflery, Archery, Gymnastics, Horseback Riding, Swimming, Diving, Ropes Course, Climbing Wall, Tennis.

2021 Dates:  Greystone currently matches Camp High Rocks (within a day) with our June 3-week.

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