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Xplore Before your Visit

Welcome to Xplore!  We Can't Wait To See You!

Below is some information regarding lunch, drop-off/pick-up, and what to pack that will help you get ready for the best camp experience possible. Questions? Contact the Xplore office at    or 919-229-0196. 

Camp Hours

The camp day runs from 8:00am – 5:00pm. Early Care Drop Off is from 7:30 – 8AM ($25 per week or $7 per day) or Late Care Pick Up is from 5:00-5:30PM ($25 per week or $7 per day).  If you need 7:30am early care and have not yet registered for it, please email the as soon as possible so that we can make arrangements for your child. 

Drop-Off/Pick-Up Procedures 

  • We do not offer late care past 5:30pm. If you are late picking up your child, there will be a $1.00 fee charged for every minute past 5:35pm and this fee is due at the time of pick up.  If you are running late, please do not hesitate to contact us via the church office at 919-229-0196.
  • Early Pick-up (Picking up before 4:30pm): If you would like to pick up your child before 4:30pm, please notify the teacher of the pick-up time when you drop your child off in the morning.  

Other Policies & Procedures 

Please read through our Xplore Procedures before you visit. 


Payments may be made through If you prefer to pay by check, please mail to Hope Lutheran Church, ATTN: Track Out, 3525 Rogers Road, Wake Forest, NC 27587 or hand it to a staff person during carpool.

Medications & Medical Conditions

If your camper needs medications or has a medical condition that we need to be aware of, please email the office for more instructions. 

What To Bring Ton Camp:

  • Backpack with a complete change of clothes.
  • PEANUT FREE & TREE NUT FREE lunch & 2 snacks (no nuts of any kind, no Nutella, no peanut butter, no granola bars with nuts. THANK YOU!)
  • Refillable Water Bottle
  • For each week of camp an email is sent out the Friday before. This email has more details about the week and what to expect. 

Other Tips:

  • Personal items brought from home will be the campers responsibility to keep up with. 
  • As a reminder, Hope Lutheran Church is a PEANUT FREE & TREE NUT FREE facility.  Please send your child to camp with a nut free lunch and two nut free snacks.
  • It is important for campers to have adequate food & water to last throughout the entire day of camp.
  • We will take weather permitting, daily walks to the Smith Creek playground and soccer fields, go on our Basketball Court and to the Playground; therefore, please be sure to send in weather-appropriate clothing and tennis shoes with your camper. 

Fun Food Wednesday:

Please note Fun Food Wednesday rotates every 3 weeks. This must be registered for during the camp registration.

Theme Weeks and Tracks:

Xplore Calendar 2024