Camp Blue Skies-North Carolina


SESSION 1: Oct. 5-9. Volunteer orientation/training: Oct. 4.

SESSION 2: Oct. 12-16. Volunteer orientation/training: Oct. 11.

Camper Application: Applications will open in early June for both sessions.

Where: YMCA Camp Harrison, 7901 S NC Hwy 18, Boomer, NC 28606, about 90 minutes northwest of Charlotte.

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Fee: $375. We strive to make camp available to all eligible campers. If you are concerned about being able to cover the camp tuition fee, please contact Dick Sesler at (704) 236-7902 or for more information on how we can work with you to make it more affordable.



This location in western North Carolina has an ideal balance between mountainous forest with trails, open fields for recreation, and a private 140-acre lake.

Camp Harrison is about 90 minutes northwest of Charlotte, between Lenoir and North Wilkesboro.

The grounds include two athletic fields, basketball court, ropes courses, and pasture. Facilities include a dining hall, amphitheater, 14 cabins, waterfront activity area, challenge course, ball fields, camp fire ring, and a number of nature trails for long and short hikes.

Camp Harrison is accredited by the American Camp Association.

Help send a Camper to Camp

The camp fee covers only a small fraction of the actual cost for a camper to attend. Please consider a contribution to help us bridge this financial gap. It is through generous donations like yours that we are able to offer this incredible experience to these deserving individuals.