The Hatteras Island Division of Parks & Recreation is located at the the Fessenden Center in Buxton. The Fessenden Center is a multi-generational facility serving all of Hatteras Island with programs and activities for toddlers, youth, adults, older adults, and families. Youth Parks and Recreation programs include a variety of classes and lessons as well as, team and individual sports, summer camps, and special events.  


  • Track and Field Camp
  • Twilight Camp
  • Start Smart Soccer
  • Coastal Maritime Camp
  • Swimming Lessons
  • Messy Mad Science Camp
  • Adventure Camp
  • Camp Champs
  • Slam Dunk Co-Ed Basketball Camp
  • Start Smart Baseball
  • Tennis Camp
  • Art Camp
  • Kids Basic Digital Photography Camp
  • Cape Hatteras Baseball Camp (Coach Durham's camp at CHSS)