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North Carolina School for the Deaf
517 W. Fleming Drive
Morganton, NC 28655
http://www.ncsd.net/

     

This camp is a “Next Level” Catholic HEART Workcamp. It is open to those entering the 9th grade in the fall of 2018 and older.

MANAGER

Gail Watson

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Director: TBD

SCHOOL FACTS

  • North Carolina School for the Deaf and Blind is one of two primary public schools for hearing-impaired students in first through 12th grade in North Carolina. The school offers an education program as well as vocational rehabilitation service on campus for students after graduation.
  • The school is on a national historic district campus in Morganton, North Carolina with 12 buildings on 160 acres of land. The historic district encompasses 14 historic buildings constructed between about 1891 and 1939. They include the main building, classroom buildings, recreational facilities, the original infirmary, staff housing, and farm buildings. The main building is a high Victorian three-story brick building with a slate roof and five-story tower.

FREE DAY ACTIVITIES

Paramount’s Carowinds

92-acre theme park featuring six roller coasters, six-acre water park, Animation Station, plus a wide variety of shows, shops, restaurants, and many family attractions. 1hr 15min from Morganton.
http://www.carowinds.com

South Mountains State Park

Nestled deep in the woods, South Mountains State Park is the perfect place to enjoy nature. Here you can see a majestic mountain range peeking out from the gently rolling landscape of the piedmont. 30 min from Morgantown.
http://www.ncparks.gov/Visit/parks/somo/main.php

Tweetsie Railroad

The Carolina’s original family theme park, Tweetsie Railroad is a unique attraction for all ages with live entertainment, amusement rides, & a 3-mile Wild West journey on a historic steam locomotive! 45 min from Morganton.
http://tweetsie.com

North Carolina Zoological Park
Natural-habitat zoo exhibiting more than 1,500 wild African and North American animals. Zoo rated among the top five in North America. Polar Bears, Gila monsters, Elephants and more. 2 hours from Morganton.
http://www.nczoo.org

Asheville
There are so many things to do and see in Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. There is something for everyone – including museums, shopping, performing arts, galleries, and tours in Asheville and many surrounding towns. 1 hour from Morganton.
http://www.exploreasheville.com