Co-op Camp Documents and Deadlines

Are Applications Open? When are they due? 

Yes, both online and in paper form.  Applications open up each year in December for the following summer. 

2022 Dates:
Applications open December 2021 online
Applications close April 30th, 2022 (Post marked if mailed)
Student Notifications by May 5th, 2022 (Registration forms will be sent out)
Registration with signatures mailed to CCNC (for selected teens) due by June 1st
Camp June 20-24th, 2022 at Camp Monroe, Laurel Hills, NC. 

How do you get sponsored to attend camp free? 

Apply to the Cooperative Council of NC to be matched with a sponsor or contact your cooperative that you are a current member of.  These include Credit Unions, Electric Cooperatives, Telephone Cooperatives, Food Cooperatives and Insurance Mutual Companies. In the application, make sure to list your cooperative by name. 

We have a few self pay spots available with a letter of recommendation.  If you are interested in that, please contact us

How can my cooperative sponsor my student? 

Cooperatives can sponsor online or use the Sponsor Form to send students to camp.  

We have a few self pay spots available with a letter of recommendation.  If you are interested in that, please contact us

When are applications due? 

If you are sending in a paper application, make sure it is received by April 30th. Online applications will close at 5pm on April 30th.

2022 Dates:
Applications open December 2021 online
Applications close April 30th, 2022 (Post marked if mailed)
Student Notifications by May 5th, 2022 (Registration forms will be sent out)
Registration with signatures mailed to CCNC (for selected teens) due by June 1st
Camp June 20-24th, 2022 at Camp Monroe, Laurel Hills, NC. 

When will I know if my student is sponsored?

Notification will be made by May 5th to the email we have from the application and your registration forms will be mailed to you.  NOTE: do not use school emails as they block attachments and links. 

When are registration forms due? 

If you are selected to attend camp, you will get an email notification with the details.  All registration forms need to be received by CCNC by June 1st prior to camp to keep your free student spot. 

What does my student need to pack for camp? 

WHAT TO BRING
• Bed linens or sleeping bag for a single, twin bed
• Pillow
• Bath towels, wash cloths, hand towel and beach towel
• Personal toiletries
• Sun screen and bug repellent
• Tennis shoes
• Shower flip-flips
• Swim suit
• Comfortable, casual clothing and shoes for daily activities (shorts, t-shirts, tank tops, etc. in good taste. No provocative clothing or anything that advertises the use of alcohol or tobacco products.)
• Light jacket in case of cold/rain
• Nice outfit for Award Night and group picture 
• Costumes, musical instruments, music, etc. for Talent Show
• Earplugs and/or eye mask for comfortable sleeping in the bunk house (optional)
• Flashlight (optional)
• Great attitude (not optional) 

What do the students do at camp? 

Students learn about the big wide world of Cooperatives through hands on workshops and experiences, but they also get a fun overnight camp experience! 

Industry Workshops:
A Day in the Life of a Line Worker
Game of Life: Reality of Money
Digital Skills: Green Screen Challenge
Food Cooperative's Living Wage
Being a Co-op Farmer
Building a Worker/Owner Tee Shirt Co-op
The D, E, and I experience. 

And the Fun at Camp:
Lake Side activities: SUP, swimming, Canoeing Pool swimming
High Ropes Challenge
Hiking trails
Archery
Bonfires with S'mores
Meeting lifelong friends