2023 Sheriff’s Summer Camp

Sheriff Matthew W. Beickert is excited to announce that the Currituck County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for the 2023 Sheriff’s Summer Camp. As a community stakeholder, Sheriff Beickert utilizes School Resource Officers to provide life enrichment, career enrichment, and build positive relationships between Law Enforcement Officers and Currituck County youth.

Campers will be assigned to attend summer camp based on their current grade level they’ve completed at the time their application is submitted. Students who’ve completed 6th-8th grade should apply for the middle school summer camp. Students who’ve completed 9th-12th grade should apply for the high school summer camp. The Sheriff’s office WILL NOT be hosting summer camp for K-5th grade elementary age students during the summer of 2023.

The Summer Camp is open to all Currituck County youth residents.

Summer Camp activities could include:

  • Team building exercises,
  • Archery,
  • YMCA alpine tower swing,
  • Currituck County Sheriff’s Office K-9 demonstration,
  • Currituck County Sheriff’s Office SWAT demonstration,
  • Currituck Detention Center tour,
  • Gym activities,
  • U.S. Coast Guard base visit,
  • Currituck County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigator, Narcotics, and SWAT Deputies presentations,
  • Teens and staff standing behind archery targets.Visits from North Carolina Juvenile Court Counselors,
  • Mock officer involved scenarios,
  • Shooting a taser,
  • J.B. Rattles presentations of reptiles,
  • Career Management Counselor presentation,
  • Currituck Emergency Management presentation,
  • Visits to the Albemarle Museum,
  • Visit movie theaters.
Camp Date – 2 Week Camp

There is NO fee to attend summer camp.

High/Middle School Summer Camp

Week #1: Monday, July 17 – Thursday, July 20, 2023
Week #2: Monday, July 24 – Thursday, July 27, 2023

Time: 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Focus: High/Middle School Hybrid Camp for High School students with some middle school students being assigned.

Middle School Summer Camp

Camp #1
Week #1: Monday, July 31 – Thursday, August 3, 2023
Week #2: Monday, August 7 – Thursday, August 10, 2023

Time: 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Focus: 6th-8th grade Middle School students.

Camp #2
Week #1: Monday, August 14 – Thursday, August 17, 2023
Week #2: Monday, August 21 – Thursday, August 24, 2023
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Focus: 6th-8th grade Middle School students.

Teens petting the one of the K-9 dogs with his handler.Be sure to apply early, there is a limited number of campers being accepted for each camp. Applicants will be accepted on a first come first serve basis. New applicants will take priority over previous camp participants.

All applications must be received by Friday, May 26, 2023.

Parents of students accepted to attend the 2023 Summer Camp program will be notified by or before Friday, June 9, 2023 on the county website.

Applications should be submitted by:

  • Email
  • In Person
    • Currituck Middle school students can hand deliver to Deputy Jason Dowdy
    • Moyock Middle school students can hand deliver to Deputy Nora Nichols
    • Currituck High school students can hand deliver to Deputy Nathan Large
    • J.P. Knapp Early College students can hand deliver to Deputy Jason Jones

Youth gearing up to go up the tower.Three camp seats will be reserved in each camp for referrals from North Carolina Juvenile Justice Court Counselors, JCPC program providers, Currituck County School Principals, and Currituck County School Resource Officers.

For questions contact:

  • Deputy Nathan Large — 252-453-0014
  • Deputy Nora Nichols — 252-435-2566
  • Deputy Jason Dowdy — 252-453-2171
  • Deputy Jason Jones — 252-232-3107