Sat, Jun 26 | Chatham County

Great Chatham County Camp Out

Sponsored by Central Electric Saturday, June 26th, 2021 - Sunday, June 27th, 2021 The Chatham County community is invited to spend the night camping at a designated campsite, in your own backyard, a homemade fort, and for one night only, at the B. Everett Jordan Dam!
Great Chatham County Camp Out

Time & Location

Jun 26, 6:00 PM EDT – Jun 27, 10:00 AM EDT
Chatham County, Chatham County, NC, USA

About the Event

Natural Environment - Great Chatham County Camp Out

Sponsored by Central Electric

The Chatham County community is invited to spend the night camping at a designated campsite, in your own backyard, a homemade fort, and for one night only, at the B. Everett Jordan Dam!

Interest Form // Chatham 250's The Great Chatham County Camp Out

Please complete the Interest form for FREE Camp Out Kits and FREE In-Person Camping at B. Everett Jordan Dam.

Camp Out Kits

Chatham 250 will be offering Camp Out Kits for our distance and at-home campers. These kits include smores supplies, a bandana, and a few surprises for our event sponsors. The kit will also include a login information for livestream programming during the camp out.

Camp Out Kits will be available for pick up at select locations in Chatham County the week of June 21st - June 25th.

In-Person Camping at B. Everett Jordan Dam

For *one-night-only* B. Everett Jordan Dam will be open for camping to celebrate the Great Chatham County Camp Out. The FREE in-person Camp Out will include an exciting evening cultural and nature programs, including storytelling with a Bynum Front Porch storyteller, a campfire sing-a-long, guided hikes and ranger programs with the staff from B. Everett Jordan Dam.

Reservations will be on a first-come, first-service basis. Completing the interest form does not guarantee a reservation for the in-person Camp Out. Upon receiving your interest form, Chatham 250 will be in touch to confirm your reservation and to send liability waivers (required for each Camp Out participant).

Get Ready for the Camp Out!

Chatham 250 created a special Great Chatham County Camp Out YouTube playlist featuring camping tips and nature videos.

 https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLLXENRyQI5Nu_3yJxEcVLoLasHzrDmY7F 

Camping and Nature in Chatham County

Camp overnight at Jordan Lake State Recreation Area (JLSRA). More than 1,000 campsites of varying levels offer inviting views, with additional opportunities to celebrate nature through hikes, fishing, sailing, and more.

Like camping but want to make it mobile? Chatham County is home to RV parks, available as you roam. Try Cotten’s Campground or Dickens RV Park.

For daytime nature exploration, find detailed information online for different nature parks, access points, and outfitters.

And, as always, remember to enjoy your time and Leave No Trace.

Coming Soon! Tips on where to camp and get outside in Chatham County

Check out the Chatham 250 Great Chatham County Camp Out on facebook here.

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