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Agapé Center for Environmental


"Awareness is becoming acquainted with environment,
no matter where one happens to be." ~
Sigurd Olson

Located on 624 acres of beautiful rolling hills, cascading streams, and diverse forests, Camp Agapé is located just 50 minutes from downtown Raleigh. This unique and secluded setting, provides a special "time and place-apart" that lends itself perfectly to small group experiences.

Contact Information:
ACE Ed Director
Mir Youngquist-Thurow

ACE Education is the Agapé Center for Environmental Education, a carefully developed and integrated program designed to meet the goals of science set forth by the NC Department of Public Instruction. ACE Education is a creative way to meet NC Essential Standards for Science and Social Studies. ACE Education experiences make use of experiential learning – proven to be the most effective method of education. Activities include those developed by our Environmental Educator, as well as others from Project Learning Tree, Project WET, Project WILD, NC Catch and other nationally known environmental education curricula.

Exploring Nature

Summer ACE!

Back by popular demand! Our Summer Ace program is specially designed with summer day care facilities in mind. Children pre-K through rising 5th graders will love participating in nature activities like Pond Critters, Summer Safari or Bugs 'n' Stuff! Summer ACE runs from 9:30-1:00 on the following days: 

July 7, 15, 29

For more info and pricing click here. Contact Mir or Jessie at 919.552.9421 to register.