Youth Programs

A variety of youth lessons, workshops and programs are offered throughout the year at various locations. From youth swimming lessons to art camp, everyone is sure to find something.

Some of the youth programs offered are:

  • Art Camps
  • Swimming lessons
  • Summer Day Camps
  • Nature Programs
  • Family Programs

For online registration, visit the Register For An Activity page.

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The Pumpkin King Art Camp (Teacher Work Day)

October 8, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Onslow Pines Park 

Onslow County Parks and Recreation is partnering with Coastal Carolina Artists and Crafters Guild to offer a teacher workday art camp October 8, 2018. Come create Halloween inspired crats at the Pumpkin King Art Camp.  All supplies are included, cost is $30 per child. Ages 8-13. Participants are asked to bring: lunch and two snacks per day and wear clothing that can get dirty.  

Monster Bash

October 20, 4-10 p.m.

Come out to Onslow Pines Park for a ghoulish good time at the Monster Bash on October 20, from 4-10 p.m.  There will be Halloween themed games and activities for children, and a costume contest for children, adults, and your four-legged friend. Enter the one or all Monster Bash tournaments (Cornhole, Soccer Darts, and Cosmic Dodgeball). Tournaments are open to participants ages 6-17, cost is $15 per participant, and fee includes entry to all tournaments and a T-shirt. After all the fang-tastic activities, you can relax with a movie under the stars.  For complete event details call 910-347-5332 or visit our website

 Movie in the Park, Hocus Pocus

October 20, 8:30 p.m.

Onslow Pines Park

Join Onslow Parks and Recreation for a family friendly Halloween movie at Onslow Pines Park on October 20. Onslow County Parks and Recreation will feature a showing of “Hocus Pocus”.  Movie is free, open to the public, and will begin at 8:30 p.m. Don’t forget to bring a blanket or chair. Concessions available for purchase.