LEAF Arts & Parks Camp

A Partnership of LEAF Schools & Streets and Asheville Parks & Recreation

“I had fun. I thought it was awesome. The best camp ever!”- Julian, a camper at LEAF Arts & Parks Camp

Week I – July 24-28 | Week II – July 31-August 4


Having trouble finding LEAF Arts & Parks Camp when you go to the registration page? Once you're in the registration page, you'll want to select Dr. Wesley Grant Center and scroll the the very bottom to find the LEAF Arts & Parks Camp selection. It may say that spaces are available for waitlist only so, don't fret! Go ahead and submit your registration and as spaces become available a member of Asheville Parks & Rec will reach out to you to confirm. If you are still having trouble or not sure if it went through, please reach out to Kimberly Zygmant.

Questions about registration? Please contact Kimberly Zygmant at kzygmant@ashevillenc.gov

Youth currently enrolled in Asheville City Parks & Recreation programs should go to your local Parks & Recreation community center to register, or contact Kimberly Zygmant at (828) 259-5483 for more information on registration.

Questions about activities? Please contact Cortina Caldwell at outreach@theLEAF.org 

Registration is now open for the 4th Annual LEAF Arts & Parks Summer Camp, which is a joint partnership between LEAF Schools & Streets and Asheville Parks & RecreationLEAF Arts & Parks Summer Camp is open to all rising 1st through 5th graders and will take place at the Dr. Wesley Grant Sr. Southside Center. At the conclusion of each week of Camp, youth will have the opportunity to showcase what they’ve learned in a finale performance for families and community members.  Space is limited to 60 youth participants per week.

During LEAF Arts & Parks Camp, kids will learn about global cultures, friendship and performing arts! Kids will step into the magical world of LEAF in a week of fun activities. LEAF Arts & Parks Summer Camp will host some LEAF’s favorite festival experiences for kids as they participate in dance workshops, healing arts, face painting, drumming workshops, circus/theater arts and much, more! LEAF Camp is extremely affordable for all families, with price tiers designed to respect different families’ financial situations.  LEAF Camp is open to youth from communities all over Asheville and Buncombe County.

The camps will run during the weeks of July 24-28 and July 31-August 4 from 8:30am-5:30pm at the Dr. Wesley Grant Sr., Southside Center, located at 285 Livingston Street, Asheville, NC, 28801. LEAF Arts & Parks Camp offers different activities each week, so youth can go to both weeks.