Shelter Neck UU Camp
3747 Croomsbridge Road, Burgaw, NC

Local attractions convenient to Shelter Neck UU Camp

History, culture, outdoor activities, haute cuisine and local "good eats" are all convenient to our camp, located in the nearby and adjoining communities.

Many are listed at this website:
  Pender County Tourism Office
    Click on the "events" tab for a calendar of upcoming festivals and such
    Request a visitors guide HERE 

Phone: (888)576-4756

Wallace, NC
Latinos Restaurant - Authentic Mexican Food featuring hand-made tortillas - (910)-285-1755

Burgaw, NC

Bannerman Vineyard - Grows six different varieties of native North Carolina muscadine grapes, including Carlos, Triumph, Nesbitt, Noble, Doreen and Magnolia. U-Pick business runs from the first of September until mid-October. Take I-40 Exit 398 to Hwy. 53 to Stag Park Rd.          (910)259-5474

  Holland's Shelter Creek Restaurant and Outdoor Adventures

 Outdoor activities -Jon boat, paddle boat, kayak and canoe rentals, hunting and fishing supplies,wonderful rustic cabins, campground, and a *locals favorite* restaurant on premises, highly recommended by Shelter Neckers.   (910)259-3399

Pender County Historical Society and Museum - -
 Preserves the History of Pender County through documents, artifacts, photos, and genealogy collection     (910)259-8543

Penderlea Homestead Museum
This is the first "Homestead Communities of the Depression Era" dated to 1934 Featuring selected document and items of "the day" concerning Penderlea and its development.        (910)285-1934
Currie, NC

Moores Creek National Battlefield     

The 88 acre national park commemorates the decisive February 27, 1776 victory by 1,000 Patriots over 1,600 Loyalists at the Battle of Moores Creek Bridge.

Wilmington, NC
SS North Carolina Battleship Memorial
Standing across the river from downtown Wilmington, the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA beckons visitors to walk her decks and envision daily life as well as fierce combat that her crew faced in the Pacific Theatre during World War II.

The Louise Wells Cameron Art Museum (formerly St. Johnís Museum of Art)
Located at the intersection of Independence Blvd. and 17th Street in Wilmington,the Cameron Art Museum is the only institution in the United States dedicated primarily to collecting, preserving, and exhibiting the art of North Carolina.

North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
(Past Wilmington)

84,000-sq-ft building contains many new exhibit areas, including a half-acre freshwater Conservatory and a two-story saltwater habitat called Cape Fear Shoals.

Useful Information
Camp Contacts

Susan Wasilewski,
Shelter Neck UU Camp Facility Manager,
Event Registration & Information:
    919-523-6301 (mobile)

Sara Gush
SN Youth Camp Director

To receive event bulletins via email:

Shelter Neck UU Camp is proud to be a member of the
uuacccUnitarian Universalist
Alliance of Camps
and Conference


                      Sothern Region

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