Family Houses are long, one-story buildings that are separated into large rooms. Each room can sleep up to six in a combination of queen beds, singles and bunk beds. Each room is separate and private with its own entrance, bathroom and shower.
There is a front porch with rocking chairs and/or rocking chairs, an outdoor charcoal grill and sleeping for up to six guests. The bathroom has a dual vanity with sinks, a separate area for the shower and bathtub, and storage for personal items. Drawers and storage areas are provided. Each room comes with a kitchenette area with a coffee maker, microwave and dorm-style fridge. A small selection of mugs, plates, etc. is provided.
There is a TV, WiFi and air conditioning plus a screened-in outdoor common area for board games or al fresco dining.
Several Family House buildings face the Neuse River which provides gorgeous views and quiet, tranquil times in the rocking chairs.
Each room is clean, well-maintained and all living areas are on one floor.
We have over a mile of shoreline on the Neuse River, a long pier, and a small beach. You are welcome to bring small boats, such as Sunfish, canoes, kayaks or stand-up paddleboards to use on the Neuse or our canoe lake.
On land, we have tennis courts, tetherball, basketball courts, 9-holes of golf (through Oct. 31) and open fields and spaces for play. You are welcome to bring any and all sports gear to play including bikes.
Rentals are unavailable from May 12 – August 22 because of our Summer Camp Season. Our Family House rentals will be unavailable Nov. 21 - 28 and Dec. 20 - Jan. 1.
While there is plenty to do at our Camps, we are located in one of the most beautiful parts of North Carolina. Oriental, Tryon Palace, New Bern, Croatan National Forest, Pine Cliff Recreation Area, Cedar Island are close by. The North Carolina Ferry System is a fun way to spend an afternoon on the water. Morehead City, Atlantic Beach and Beaufort are within easy driving distance as well.
Linens, kitchens, sports gear, boats, canoes, kayaks, SUPs, personal floatation devices, meals, planned activities. Please keep all pets at home.
You may reserve a family house for between one and 14 nights. Rates are per night. Some restrictions apply.
$135, per night, YMCA Members
$150, per night, Program Participants
There is a minimum age of 25 to rent. Cancellations 48 hours before the first night are fully refundable. Cancellations less than 48 hours before the first night will not receive a refund. If Camp closes due to weather, all rental fees are refunded.
You can fill out an interest form here and a Camp staff member can answer any questions.