Summer Camps at Umstead Amphitheater (Reedy Creek entrance)

Check out our Camps-at-a-Glance for an easy reference of all of our 2022 summer camp programs!

Schoolhouse offers award-winning summer day camps at two locations within Umstead State Park (Reedy Creek Entrance, 2100 N. Harrison Ave, Cary, NC). Umstead Amphitheater camps are located at the main parking lot – directions to the Umstead Amphitheater can be found here! Nature-based themes change each week so a new adventure is always on the horizon.

In our Wake Summer Camps we know that some kids play easily with others, some walk intrepidly into adventure, while others may fear the unfamiliar. At Schoolhouse of Wonder, every kid matters. Each person, young or old, is different. We love that.

Our award-winning, nature-based outdoor camps have different themes each season, but they are all inspired by our core values. Low camper-to-staff ratios allow campers a sense of freedom while providing a safe and nurturing environment. Campers (8-17 years old), Counselors in Training, and staff can also challenge themselves to grow and learn by earning “Growth Rings” in areas like fire making, whittling, plant lore, and snake identification and handling. 

Oh, and by day’s end, we’ll return your kids dirty, tired, and happy. Guaranteed.

Questions? Check out our Wake Camp FAQs.


Most programs are eligible for a discount when you register for two or more programs for the same child or siblings in the same household in the same order.


You will automatically receive a $15 discount off the cost of a second and any additional camp seat purchased in the same order. This discount applies to Discovery Days and partial-week camps.


You will automatically receive a $25 discount off the cost of second and subsequent camp seats for siblings from the same household purchased in the same order.  This discount only applies to full-week camps.

Please note that it is possible to receive both of these discounts on the same order, though it is not possible to receive both of these discounts on the same camp.  Here are some examples of how this works.

Have More Questions?

Check out our Wake Camp FAQs and Parent Handbook to see answers to our most common questions. If you still have any questions we’re always happy to talk with you. Call 919-477-2116 or email

For our program policies, click here.

Wake summer camps are located at Umstead State Park and are made possible through our partnership with North Carolina State Parks.