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Session Dates

SEE YOU IN 2020!



Day Camp (ages 5-12) $420


Bus Rates

Bus Rates $116 per week

Families may also drive or carpool to camp.

(Bus fee must be paid at registration.)


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Pay via Paypal or mail check to: 2700 Hampton Ave, Charlotte, NC 28207


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Where Children Are Children

Summer 2019 Update

Dearest Whip-Poor-Will Families,

In September, Hurricane Florence hit Camp WPW with a vengeance.  With record rains of 10+ inches, the property sustained substantial flood damage.  The lodge and other surrounding buildings,  woods, and trails were severely damaged by flood waters and downed trees. There was no flood insurance on the property, but we have worked during the past months in the hopes that camp could continue this summer.

As you know, our camp property has been for sale for several years. For the past two years we have been able to continue to operate camp while the land stays on the market.  But the owners of the property have determined that  opening for the 2019 season is not an option.   However, if the land has not sold by 2020 and if the owner gets the facilities back to pre-storm conditions, the opportunity to open again  in 2020 may be offered.

Check back here for updates!  For more details, click HERE.

We welcome thoughts, ideas, and advice from you and your camper (s), as well as any memories you would like  to share! We shall surely keep in touch for the hopeful future!

 We shall miss WPW this summer and wish for you joy and blessings, 

 Tommy & Betty Ruth Wilkerson  (Mr. & Mrs. Whip-Poor-Will)


Camp Whip-Poor-Will has been providing Christian nurture to preschool and elementary children since 1982.

Campers  participate in numerous activities including  crafts, animal farm, horses, leather crafts, creek activities, hiking trails,  rocks and gems, greenhouse, gardening, recreation, fishing, music, storytelling, train rides, Bible times, and more! 

A Christian educational  emphasis is part of every camper's day. Each week focuses on a major activity or theme thus varying the weekly activities to always have something special for those attending more than one week.   

Our staff to children ratio is approximately 1:5 and many of our Junior Counselors and Sr, Staff are former campers who share their fond memories with current campers. Children are grouped according to age & each group creates their own "home in the woods" for the week.

The camp has 20 acres of land with plenty of hiking trails, a riding ring,  two forty feet wide creeks, and a 10,000 square foot log cabin lodge!

We hope you can join us this summer at Camp Whip-Poor-Will, Where Children Are Children.

CLICK HERE to learn how you can help the camp continue for years to come!

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For Information about summer enrichment classes and year-round courses, visit our friends at Woodside Learning Center