Space Still Available in PCC Explore! Summer Camps

Photo of child on BMX bike jumping a ramp.

GREENVILLE—Despite COVID-19 limitations for a second straight year, registration for Pitt Comm’s annual Explore! Summer Camps is underway, with the first camp set to take place next month.

Organized by the college’s Continuing Education & Workforce Development Department, the 2021 camp lineup features 11 different options for children ages six and up. While most camps will meet in-person, some will take place virtually due to the pandemic.

“At the moment, all of the camps we have scheduled to offer this summer have space available,” PCC Explore Camp Coordinator Lisa Webb said Thursday. “COVID and the corresponding need for social distancing presented issues that we were able to overcome, and now we’re excited about getting back in action and seeing campers enjoying themselves as they develop new skills.”

The first camp runs June 7-11 and teaches participants BMX riding skills. The last is also a BMX camp that runs Aug. 16-20. In between are camps on robots, art, industrial science, and writing in cursive. Webb says all camps will be led by qualified instructors, including Pitt County Schools teachers, PCC faculty, and professionals from the community.

Webb says parents and/or guardians are responsible for transporting children to and from camps, regardless of program location. She said students are expected to arrive 15-20 minutes before camps start and should be promptly picked up once they have ended.

Camp registration is first-come, first-served and begins with a completed online application for each participating camper. Registration deadlines, meeting times and capacities vary by camp. Fees range from $49 to $159 and are nonrefundable, unless a camp is cancelled by the college.

PCC reserves the right to change camp instructors and cancel any camp prior to its first meeting due to limited enrollment. If there is a cancellation, parents will be notified and fees refunded.

For more registration and camp details, contact Webb at (252) 493-7317 or lwebb@email.pittcc.edu. Information is also available on the PCC website and by visiting https://blackrocket.com/online/pitt/.