Camp Clayton

Clayton Community Park 1075 Amelia Church Road

The 2021 Camp Clayton theme is “Camp Wayback,” and it will run Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The eight-week camp will begin on Monday, June 7 and end on Friday, Aug. 6. “This summer campers will step into our time machine for the ultimate exploration experience, said Scott Barnard, Town of Clayton Parks and Recreation Director. ... Read More


SRAC Summer Camps

Smithfield Recreation & Aquatic Center @ 600 E Booker Dairy Rd, Smithfield, NC 27577, USA Smithfield, NC

Your child (ages 5-12) will be doing a variety of activities each day from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. including swimming, outside fun (hiking, playground, games), inside recreational activities, art and other craft activities and so much more. The dates will run weekly from June 7 until August 13. Fees are $110 per week for Smithfield residents and $150 per ... Read More

JCC Mission Moon STEM Camp

Johnston Community College 9046 Cleveland Rd, Clayton, NC

This camp is designed for kids ages 6-9. Cost is $150, and you can sign up here:

Creek Fishing – Advanced

Howell Woods Nature Center Classroom

Join us as we explore the property and all bodies of water available for fishing.  Participants will gain insight into the best fishing tackle and baits needed to catch the big one!  Please wear closed-toed shoes, dress for the weather. This program is $10/participant.


Coffee Club

Edward Jones, Clayton 11618 U.S. 70 Business West, Suite 204, Clayton, NC

Join a coffee club, hosted by Edward Jones Financial Advisor Brad Palmer, and discuss current events, the economy and investing in a relaxed and informal setting. It’s a great way to get to know one another. It’s every last Wednesday morning of the month. Coffee and breakfast pastries provided. Call Toni at 919-879-8974 or email by the Friday prior ... Read More

Beginner Kayak

Howell Woods Nature Center Classroom

Ever wanted to use a kayak, but did not know where to start?  This program is for you!  We will cover paddling techniques and have a chance to get out on the calm waters of Swan Pond! Please wear closed-toed shoes and dress for the weather. This program is for ages 13+ and the cost is $15/participant.


Trivia Party

Online NC

Join the folks at Clayton Center for Active Aging with trivia each Wednesday at 2 p.m. Call 919-295-9163 to play. For more information, contact the center at 919-553-4350.


Summer Reading Programs – Kenly Public Library

Kenly Public Library 205 E. Edgerton Street, Kenly, NC

The Kenly Public Library is hosting a summer reading program. There will be a free story hour for 3-5 year olds on June 9 and 23, July 7 and July 21.. To register, call 919.284.4217 or sign up in person at the library. The event schedule is as follows: June 9: Big Bang Boom Children’s band and Pelican’s Snow Cones ... Read More


Clayton Rotary Morning Club

Rainbow Lanes 850 N.C. Hwy 42 West, Clayton, NC

Every Thursday morning, 70 service-minded people, representing all ages, genders and races, meet at Rainbow Lanes in Clayton. Breakfast is served at 6:45 a.m. and the hour-long meeting starts sharply at 7 a.m.


Plant a Row for the Hungry – Johnston County

Johnston Community College Arboretum 245 College Road, Smithfield, NC

We are a year-round garden the provides fresh fruit and vegetables to nearby soup kitchens and food pantries. No gardening experience is required to volunteer and training is provided. For more information, please contact Tiffany at