Durham, NC Summer Camps

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Duke Performing Arts Camp
Durham, NC  

The Duke Performing Arts Workshop offers high school students a focused, intense, and richly satisfying drama experience. The workshop is designed to provide a supportive environment for students who...

Camp Type:
Residential Camp|Day Camp
Activities:
Academic and Pre-College Camps: General Academics
 
 
Duke University - Young Writers Camp
Durham, NC  

The Duke Young Writers' Camp offers stimulating classes in creative and expository writing. Students may chose classes in different genres such as, short fiction, poetry, journalism, and play writing....

Camp Type:
Residential Camp|Day Camp
Activities:
Academic and Pre-College Camps: Creative Writing
 
 
Nike Tennis Camp - Duke University
Durham, NC  

Join Duke University Head Tennis coaches, Jamie Ashworth and Ramsey Smith, at the Duke University Nike Tennis camp this summer to take your game to the next level!...

Camp Type:
Residential Camp|Day Camp
 
 
Duke Write For College
Durham, NC  

This camp will prepare students to make the transition from writing for high school to meeting the demands of writing on the college level....

Camp Type:
Day Camp
Activities:
Academic and Pre-College Camps: Computers
 
 
Blue Devil Lacrosse Camp For Girls
Durham, NC  
Camp Type:
Residential Camp
Activities:
Sports Camps: Lacrosse
Gender:
Girls Only
 

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About Durham, NC

Durham is a city in the U.S. state of North Carolina. It is the county seat of Durham County and portions also extend into Wake and Orange Counties. It is the fourth-largest city in the state, and the 85th-largest in the United States by population, with 228,330 residents as of the 2010 United States census. It is the home of Duke University and North Carolina Central University, and is also one of the vertices of the Research Triangle area .

Pre-establishment

The Eno and the Occaneechi, related to the Sioux, and the Shakori lived and farmed in the area which became Durham. They may have established a village named Adshusheer on the site. The Great Indian Trading Path has been traced through Durham, and Native Americans helped to mold the area by establishing settlements and commercial transportation routes. In 1701, Durham's beauty was chronicled by the English explorer John Lawson, who called the area "the flower of the Carolinas." During the mid-1700s, Scots, Irish, and English colonists settled on land granted to John Carteret, Earl of Granville, by King Charles I . Early settlers built gristmills, such as West Point, and worked the land. Prior to the American Revolution, frontiersmen in what is now Durham were involved in the Regulator movement. According to legend, Loyalist militia cut Cornwallis Road through this area in 1771 to...