North Carolina Preteen Camp

Join us in beautiful eastern North Carolina for our Preteen camp at Singletary Lake State Park!

This LYP Preteen Camp will be conducted at Singletary Lake State Park, in beautiful eastern North Carolina. This camp facility is complete with numerous cabins, freshwater lake with private access, large dining hall and kitchen area, hiking trails, sand volleyball court and more!

Applicant Age Information

Camper: Ages 7-12

Staff: Ages 18+

High School Worker: Ages 15-17

Camper Sibling: Ages 13-14

Mini Camper: Ages 6 & under

Mini Campers and Sibling Campers: Staff members who will be bringing younger children who are not old enough to be campers must still submit a mini camper application for each. Additionally, staff members who must bring older children 13-14 years of age must submit a sibling camper application for each and will be charged application and tuition fees.


Arrival: Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 10am for staff, and noon for campers.

Departure Date: Friday, June 29, 2018 before noon.


Address: 6707 NC 53 Hwy East, Kelly, NC 28448

Nearest Airports for Campers or Staff: Raleigh-Durham International Airport or Charlotte-Douglas International Airport. Please contact the camp director before booking any flights to ensure that airport pickup will be available. There is a $7.50 each-way airport pickup/drop off fee.


This year's activities will include canoeing, stand-up paddleboarding, photography, crafts, orienteering & survival skills, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, swimming and more!

Service Areas Counselors & Assistant Counselors, Mini Camp Counselors, Custodial, Sports, Orienteering/Challenge, Swimming, Stand-up Paddleboarding, Archery, Kitchen, Laundry, Nurse/First Aid, and Media.


Application Fee Tuition Fee
1st Camper in Family $5.00 $150.00
2nd Camper in Family $5.00 $135.00
3rd Camper in Family $5.00 $115.00
Staff $10.00 $50.00
Mini Campers $5.00 $25.00
Camper Siblings $5.00 $150.00

Airport Transportation is $15 roundtrip if you will be flying into/out of Raleigh-Durham International Airport or Charlotte-Douglas International Airport.

Note: Application fees are non-refundable and are due with the application. Your application will be returned to you unprocessed if received without the application fee being paid.

Camper T-Shirts will be included in the cost of tuition. We will hand out (2 or 3) shirts per camper, and they are yours to keep.

Staff Shirts will be included in the cost of tuition, and they are yours to keep (2 per staff member).


Applications will be accepted from February 11, 2018 - June 1, 2018.

Note: Both staff and campers who apply after the deadlines may be placed on a waiting list.

Tuition fees are due no later than June 1, 2018.

How to Pay

We now accept online credit or debit card payments. Visit to register for camp and pay your fees online with your credit or debit card. You may also call Jenny Penman at (980) 254-0132 or fax your card details to (704) 844-1978.

If you prefer to pay by check or money order, mail it made payable to Living Youth Programs to: LYP, 2301 Crown Centre Dr., Charlotte, NC 28227.

How to Apply

Visit to register for camp. If you require assistance registering online or need a blank paper application, contact Jenny Penman by email ([email protected]) or phone (980) 254-0132.

Send Applications To

Living Youth Programs, 2301 Crown Centre Dr., Charlotte, NC 28227 Or fax to: (704) 844-1978. Please do not send applications or payments to the camp director as this will delay processing.

Cancellation / Refund Policy

All refunds for cancellations are given at the sole discretion of the camp director on a case-by-case basis. In general, once you have been accepted to camp, and the registration period has closed (whichever comes last) no refunds will be given.


Questions regarding camp should be directed to Mark Sandor (Camp Director):
[email protected]

Questions regarding the application process or payments should be directed to Jenny Penman at:
(980) 254-0132
[email protected]