The Triangle Nonprofit & Volunteer Leadership Center



COVID-19 Update

IMPACT Camps will be offered in person, however, if conditions change, the camps will be offered on a virtual platform.

Proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test are required to attend camp. All students who are not fully vaccinated are required to present the result of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken 2 but no more than 5 days prior to the first day of camp. Results must be emailed to before the start of camp on Monday or the student will be asked to leave.

(These guidelines are based on the most recent guidance from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), The American Camp Association (ACA), and The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services)

About the Award

About IMPACT Camps

IMPACT Camps provide area high school-aged youth with an affordable, local week community service/urban mission experience. We offer IMPACT camps in the Summer and when feasible during Spring Break.

Students participating in the program spend Monday through Friday from 9 A.M to 4 P.M on a staff-supervised team working on a variety service projects. They will hear from community leaders and engage in reflection activities. Participants will also receive leadership and team-building training, and learn about housing, hunger, poverty, caring for the environment, and other issues facing the local community.

Students should bring their own lunch. Some small snacks will be provided.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, TNVLC will not offer carpool transportation. Students must be dropped off/picked up or drive themselves to/from each service site. You will receive the list of service sites during the week before IMPACT Camp begins.

Weeks available: 

June 12 – June 16 (Sustainability/Environmental Focus)

June 19 – June 23 (Equity Focus)

June 26 – June 30 (Food Insecurity Focus)

July 10 – July 14 (Education/Literacy Focus)

If the entire week is completed, students will receive 35 hours of service. 


Program Eligibility

Rising 9th through 12th grade Triangle students.

Application Process

Registration Details

  • We offer four weeks of IMPACT Camps
    • Students can register for one or multiple weeks
  • The Cost of Camp for one week is $450
    • A nonrefundable $50 application fee is due at the time of registration to secure your spot
    • If students register for multiple weeks the price is reduced to $400 per week. This discount also applies if multiple students from the same household register.
  • To ensure your spot in the camps, FULL payments must be made by NOON THE MONDAY before camp
  • All medical, COVID-19 verification, and registration forms must be received by NOON THE MONDAY before camp
  • By referring a friend, both yourself and your referred friend will receive a $25 discount. MAX 1 referral discount per student.
Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance

The Center works hard to ensure no student is turned away for inability to pay.

There are a limited number of scholarships available for need-based financial assistance for the Summer IMPACT Camps.

Award Fees


Payments can be made online or by check. 
Paying by check, please make checks out to: The Triangle Nonprofit & Volunteer Leadership Center (TNVLC) With “IMPACT Camp” In The Memo Line. Mail To PO Box 3374, Durham, NC 27702.
  • The Cost of Camp for one week is $450
    • If students register for multiple weeks the price is reduced to $400 per week. This discount also applies if multiple students from the same household register.


There is a $50 non-refundable administration fee for all registrations.

Full Refunds (less non-refundable administration fee) will be issued if cancellation notification (in writing) is received two weeks in advance of program start date.

Cancellations received less than two weeks prior to programs start date are not eligible for refunds. (Please contact program staff for emergency exceptions.)




Phone: (919) 321-6943

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