The Triangle Nonprofit & Volunteer Leadership Center


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.

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.

2024 Weeks available: 

June 10 – June 14
June 17 – June 21
June 24 – June 28
July 8 – July 12


If the entire week is completed, students will receive 35 hours of volunteer service that can be used for community service requirements for schools and for award recognition.  


Program Eligibility

Rising 9th through 12th grade students.

Application Process

Registration Details & Requirements

  • 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 $50 NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT MUST BE MADE BEFORE YOU SUBMIT YOUR REGISTRATION FORM. You may also pay more than that/up to the full amount. You will be asked to upload your receipt at the time of registration. If you require financial aid, you will instead upload a screenshot of your scholarship application confirmation email (please note that this does not guarantee that your student will get financial assistance. See “Financial Assistance” below)
    • 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.
    • By referring a friend, both yourself and your referred friend will receive a $25 discount. The Maximum referral discount is 1 referral ($25) per student.
  • To ensure your spot in the camps, the following must be received by NOON ON THE MONDAY of the week before the camp starts:
    • FULL payment
    • All medical, COVID-19 verification, and registration forms 
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. Students may request a full or partial scholarship.

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.)


Health & Wellness

Students are not required to have a COVID vaccination to attend camp. Any student who has COVID-19 symptoms or known exposure to COVID-19 will be required to stay at home until the symptoms have passed. The student will be required to provide results of a negative COVID-19 test before returning to the site or beginning of any camp. 

If a student becomes sick during camp a family member will be contacted. If the student is not feeling better after having the opportunity to rest, you will be asked to pick-up your child. We will also try to find a place to rest that is isolated from the other children. Additionally, if your child demonstrates COVID-like symptoms (fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, gastrointestinal issues, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea) during the program they will also be moved to an isolated location and the family will be notified for immediate pickup. Once a family member has been called, the parent or emergency contact must pick up the student within 60 minutes.

Please submit the negative test results to Alice Smith, Community Programs & Operation Manager. Email – or call (919)321-6926.



Phone: 919-321-6926

Or email Alice Smith, our Community Programs and Operations Manager. 

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Student Summer


Spend this summer developing leadership skills, giving back to the community, and building friendships, all while earning 35 community service hours in a week.

Join us in celebrating our community volunteers

Attend the May 8, 2023 Governor's Volunteer Service Award & Key Volunteer of the Year Luncheon

RSVP by reserving tickets by May 1!