Camp Blazing Trails at Blue Jay County Park in Raleigh

Enjoy the great outdoors at Camp Blazing Trails, a half-day environmental camp held at Blue Jay Point County Park. Campers fish, hike, canoe, learn archery, meet with a park ranger and discover environmental conservation. 

AGE

Rising grades 1 - 8

CAMP Location

Blue Jay Point County Park
3200 Pleasant Union Church Road, Raleigh
Operated by the A.E. Finley YMCA

Time

8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Cost

$129 (Member)
$154 (Participants)

We offer financial assistance based on need and availability. Our registration deadline for Summer Day Camps is midnight on Thursday for sessions beginning the following week. A $20 late fee is applied to all registrations received after that deadline. 

SESSIONS

One-week themed sessions from June 13 to Aug. 26*
June 13 - 17: Reptiles and Amphibian
June 20 - 24: All About Plants
June 27 - July 1: Bug Fest
July 5 - 8: Nature Preservation
July 11 - 15: Legends of CBT
July 18 - 22: Rescue and Heroes
July 25 - 29: Birds, Birds, Birds
August 1 - 5: Rocks and Minerals
August 8 - 12: Camping in the Great Outdoors
August 15 - 19: Magnificent Mammals
August 22 - 26: Water Water Everywhere 

CAMP BLAZING TRAILS CILTs

Camp III at Camp Blazing Trails is a full-day camp for rising grades 6 - 8. Your middle schooler will enjoy age-appropriate independence and choose from a variety of activities such as sports, creative arts, swimming, archery, huddle time, teambuilding exercises and more. Your middle school camper will have more responsibility and independence than YMCA elementary campers. Sign up for Camp Blazing Trails and your middle schooler will automatically be placed in Camp III. 

AGE

Rising grades 6 - 8

LOCATION

Blue Jay Point County Park
3200 Pleasant Union Church Road, Raleigh

Camp Blazing Trails Middle Overnight Option

Campers, grades 6 - 8, can stay after camp on Thursday, spend the day with their counselors participating in fun activities, sleep over at Blue Jay Point, and be ready for pickup on Friday.

Age

Rising grades 6 - 8

Location

Blue Jay Point County Park
3200 Pleasant Union Church Road, Raleigh

TIME

8:30 a.m. Thurs. - 1:00 p.m. Fri.

*No camp Mon., July 4. Fees are adjusted.

CONTACT

Austin Branch, 919-845-3875
Austin.Branch@ymcatriangle.org