Boys and Girls Summer Camps

Aquarium & Shark Lab by Team ECCO

511 N. Main St.
Hendersonville, NC 28792
828-692 8386
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The Aquarium & Shark Lab by Team ECCO is the only public aquarium in Western North Carolina, The Aquarium houses 20+ displays showcasing dozens of tropical fish, eels, sting rays, sea horses, turtles and fish, a touch tank, a 2,000-gallon shark study tank with bamboo sharks, and much more! It is recognized as the first inland aquarium in North Carolina.

  • Check web site for hours, they vary by season
  • Admission charged
  • Offers educational opportunities for schools

Camp Arrowhead

1415 Cabin Creek Road
Zirconia, NC 28790
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  • All-boys camp for rising 1st – 10th graders
  • Originally opened in 1937, re-opened under new leadership in 2020
  • Directors: Max & Alli King and Tommy Carroll

Camp Bob

130 Kanuga Chapel Drive
Hendersonville, NC 28739
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  • Co-ed camp
  • Ages 8-17
  • Through generous donations, participation at Camp Bob is provided at no cost to children who could not otherwise afford summer camp

Camp Greystone

21 Camp Greystone Lane
Zirconia, NC 28790
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  • Christian camp for girls that focuses on helping others
  • Girls Ages: 6-17
  • Directors: Jimboy Miller, IV, Margaret Miller, Katie Miller Grant, Laura Hollowell, Ellen-Anne Harboe Skelton & Sarah Brown

Camp Joy

500 Pine Dr.
Flat Rock, NC 28731
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  • Located at the Bonclarken Conference Center
  • Camp for people with special needs
  • Has a 1:1 camper to counselor ratio
  • Ages 13+
  • Co-ed
  • Director: Ann Brice

Camp Judaea

48 Camp Judaea Dr.
Hendersonville, NC 28792
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  • Smaller-scale Jewish Camp that serves kosher meals
  • Offers scholarship opportunities to help cover the cost
  • Open to people of all abilities
  • Ages: 7-15
  • Director: Walter Synalovski

Camp Kanuga

130 Kanuga Chapel Drive
Hendersonville, NC 28739
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  • Co-ed summer camp affiliated with The Episcopal Church
  • Offers day camp and overnight camp
  • Founded in 1931
  • Ages: 7-15
  • Director: David Schnitzer
  • Coordinator: Patrice Suggs

Camp Tekoa

211 Thomas Rd.
Hendersonville, NC 28739
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  • Offers day and overnight camp options
  • Owned by WNC Conference United Methodist Church
  • Founded in 1949
  • Co-Ed: K – 12th grades
  • Director: James Johnson