Agapé Center for Environmental Education

We are a carefully developed and integrated program designed to meet the goals of science set forth by the NC Department of Public Instruction.

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.

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.

Agapé trails are open for hiking on your own. Enjoy God’s Creation! Please Stop at the Welcome Center Porch (Box on right side of door) Sign-in and Sign Out there please (use your own pen) Proceed to the parking area at the Woodlands Center Parker Classroom - lower level (open air shelter) Picnic tables and bathrooms open and sanitized daily Trail Maps Available All other buildings are locked - please do not attempt to open doors Enjoy a respite in God’s Creation!!

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

It’s never too early too register your group for a Summer ACE Date!

Summer ACE is a specially designed ACE Education program for summer Day Care Centers. Bring your classes--From Pre-K to rising 5th graders—to beautiful Camp Agapé!

Choose two of seven fun activities!

  • Bugs 'n' Stuff
  • Pond Critters
  • Creek Critters
  • Corn Snakes of Agapé
  • Discovery Hike
  • Sensational Soil
  • Summer Safari