New summer camp a success in Wilmington

Posted by Debra Worley - email

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - A new summer camp has become so popular in Wilmington that the owners are having to turn people away.

Thursday, JoAnn and Derrell Clark opened a summer camp called "Mustard Seed" in Monkey Junction.

It's a non-profit Christian camp for kids that features games, a theater, and a computer room just for $400 for the entire summer.  Breakfast and lunch are included and they also have scheduled field trips.

There is no facility like this in the area, and many parents are driving in from all over town.

"We wanted quality programs so we started this and we developed programs that every type of programming you could want your child to be a part of we have tried to incorporate that, but at the same time make it affordable so every type of child could come," said JoAnn.

The camp is still a work in progress and with help from volunteers and donations they hope to grow.

They will soon have a full playground with swing sets, tires, and sports field.

If you would like to help the program, donations can be dropped off at the facility located on Carolina Beach Road, just past the fire station and right before the Good Will.

Last year the Clarks were asked to leave the Brigade Boys and Girls Club over concerns that too many of their family members were working together.

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