Family Camp at Camp Cheerio
Aug. 18-20, 2023
Registration opens mid April 2023. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Create lasting memories with your family. Do things you’ve never done before. Enjoy one last getaway before school starts.
Your UNC General Alumni Association’s popular family camp weekend – Camp Blue Heaven – returns for the 26th year, Aug. 18-20, 2023. Let’s have some fun. From swimming, canoeing and horseback ring riding to archery, arts and crafts, climbing walls and more, make lasting memories with your family at Camp Cheerio located in the N.C. mountains. Plus, the UNC fencing coach will provide a clinic and staff from the UNC Morehead Planetarium and Science Center will provide activities. GAA member exclusive (one person in your family must be a GAA member).
Bring your extended family—children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins — and join other UNC families for the last fling of summer.
Enjoy the scenic N.C. mountains at Camp Cheerio, located at the crest of the Blue Ridge near Roaring Gap. Each family will stay in their own private cabin with a large sleeping area of twin-size bunk beds and a private bathroom. Cabins can facilitate families of almost any size. Families must bring their own bedding, pillows and towels. Camp Cheerio also offers accommodations in Millis Lodge with private bathroom and towels/linens provided. An alternative for some families is to stay at the nearby High Meadows Inn (or to find other local accommodations) and drive up to camp for activities and meals.
Camp Cheerio offers a swimming pool, canoeing, horseback ring riding, fishing, archery, riflery, arts and crafts, tennis, climbing wall and frisbee golf. In addition to all the great traditional camp mainstays, a UNC coach will provide a clinic and staff from the UNC Morehead Planetarium and Science Center will provide fun activities.